River Rock

Cohousing on the Poudre, 520 N Sherwood St, Fort Collins, CO, 80521
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Learn About River Rock: Read River Rock Community Manual. You can also contact us to learn about life at River Rock or to arrange to come to a community meal and meet folks. Also check out photos of community life (click on the Photos tab on the main screen of our web site).
Cohousing Amenities: Too many to mention: wonderful easy-going neighbors of all ages; exterior building maintenance by well-funded HOA; community garden; community recycling center and composting; "the beach" sand area; voluntary meal clubs; high speed internet access only $5/month.
Common House: Shared use of 2500 sf "Common House" with commercial kitchen, 100+ seating dining room, sitting room with fireplace, piano and community library, kid's playroom, to-be-finished guest suite, teen room, exercise room, other multi-purpose rooms.
Vicinity: Adjacent to 50+ acre Lee Martinez Park with tennis and basketball courts, softball fields, playground, picnic areas, working demonstration farm, Cache la Poudre River, borders park, with natural areas, trails, wildlife; 5 blocks to Historic Downtown District with restaurants, shops, galleries, Museum, post office, city and county buildings, Public Library, Lincoln Center performing arts center, TransFort transit hub. 11 blocks to Colorado State University. Within 1 Hour of Poudre Canyon and Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee Grasslands, Lory State Park, Horsetooth Mountain Park, Horsetooth Reservoir, Cache La Poudre Wilderness Area, Comanche Peak Wilderness Area, Rocky Mountain National Park and Denver.

31 u31rental@davegraham.org 2022-02-01 2023-05-13 14:27:26

Apartment for rent

1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment for rent in River Rock Cohousing community near Old Town Fort Collins. Located in walkout basement, facing 50-acre Lee Martinez Park. $1250/month with one-year lease. $1350/month for shorter term lease (such as semester or academic year). One month security deposit and reference check required. Space is unfurnished.

Very small space, ~500 sq feet. Note that this isn't the best choice for someone who loves to cook, as the kitchen has limited appliances. Full fridge, dishwasher, microwave, but no oven/stovetop. Renter may supply a plug-in double burner unit and/or a toaster/convection oven (city law prohibits landlord from providing these appliances in this type of unit).


  • Nice natural light due to glass pocket doors between bedroom and main living space as well as transom window into bathroom.
  • New construction and new appliances (including washer/dryer). No oven/stove (renter may supply electric double burner and/or convection/toaster oven).
  • Bidet toilet.
  • Mini-split AC.
  • Bike storage available.
  • All utilities, including internet, included in rent.


  • No pets (firm).
  • Only room for parking one vehicle in open lot.

The apartment is located in a 34-unit cohousing community, which offers the opportunity to connect with neighbors and access common house with exercise room and guest room. Renter is expected to participate in community work, which is a wonderful way to meet and build relationships with neighbors.

Availability anticipated by August 1 (space is currently under construction). Photos available at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4usdhqmdehs62ts/AADlRzl8gOjmblakBGYhUAhPa?dl=0

Send inquiries to u31rental@davegraham.org

You might be interested in what's available at Greyrock Commons, Fort Collins' other cohousing community.

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