Village Homes


2655 Portage Bay East
Davis, California 95616

Village Homes, Davis CA

Village Homes, Davis CA

Village Homes, Davis, CA

Any street in Davis with a Lord of The Rings inspired name is part of Village Homes. To be more specific, this uniquely innovative neighborhood is made up of the 225 homes and 20 apartment units that lie on the 70 acres West of Arlington, with Russell Blvd. as it’s Southern border. While there are 13 streets for auto access, the best way to get around Village homes is by using the pedestrian/bike path network that weaves through the neighborhood. Developed by Mike and Judy Corbett in the 1970s Village Homes features:

  • A wonderful sense of community with “live in peace” as it’s motto
    • Work parties—community members volunteer to help with big projects like building fences, replanting orchards, and up-keeping the watering systems
    • Community room
    • Community pool
    • Community harvests
      • Common harvesting
      • Excess of some produce, like Almonds, are sold
      • Supplies are provided
  • Edible landscaping and open land (40% of total acreage is open land—25% of that is greenbelts, 15% is common area)
  • Undivided common interest in Household commons, Greenbelt Commons, and Agricultural land
    • Neighbors collectively landscape areas immediately adjacent to lots
    • Greenbelts, ornamental areas, and parks are formally landscaped by professional gardeners
    • Orchards and vineyards throughout neighborhood—maintained by gardeners, harvested and enjoyed by everyone
  • Horticulture committee
    • Set policy for maintaining the landscape
    • Work with the professional gardeners who maintain the common land
  • Garden plot assignments
    • Residents can sign up for plots in the community garden
    • Residents are provided irrigation water and biannual tilling
      • In return they are asked to contribute at least 8 hours per year of service work during work parties
  • Innovative natural drainage system
  • Narrow streets with carports
  • Osteria Fasulo
    • Great food, lovely atmosphere!
  • Applegate Dance Studio (not associated with Village Homes, but located in the office complex behind Osteria Fasulo)

It’s not often that a home in Village Homes goes on the market, but when one does, it’s certainly worth a look! 






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