Cedar Hill Homes in Blacksburg, Virginia

Cedar Hill Homes in Blacksburg, Virginia, comprise 10 single-family houses only moments away from historic downtown and the Virginia Tech campus. Located in an established neighborhood, these homes boast environmentally-responsible design and construction, and were built to ENERGY STAR standards. Green elements include energy and water-saving appliances and fixtures throughout the homes, hardwood or bamboo flooring, fiber cement siding, and porous concrete driveways.

The homes range in size from 1,392 to 1,416 sq. ft. Preference is given to low- to moderate-wealth  applicants in the immediate area of Blacksburg, Christiansburg or Montgomery County who earn at or below 80% of the Area Median Income.

The Town of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech’s Marching Virginians band, and CHP teamed up to build the development’s first home in memory of former Marching Virginians’ member and Virginia Tech student, Ryan Clark. CHP donated the land, designed the eco-friendly home, coordinated construction, and arranged the financing. The two-week long “speed build” culminated in a special dedication ceremony that included local dignitaries, the new homeowner, Clark’s family, student volunteers, and CHP staff.

Green Features:

  • Built to ENERGY STAR standards
  • Advanced framing techniques
  • 15 SEER heat pump; variable speed air handler
  • All hardwood, bamboo, and/or ceramic tile flooring; no carpet
  • Fiber cement siding
  • Rain barrels for stormwater collection
  • R-19 exterior walls, R-38 attic insulation
  • Low VOC paints, sealants, and finishes
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and ENERGY STAR advanced lighting fixtures
  • Blown cellulose/formaldehyde-free or denim batt insulation and structural insulated sheathing
  • Low-flow toilets, shower heads, and faucets
  • ENERGY STAR-rated appliances, light fixtures and windows
  • Native landscaping
  • Porous concrete driveways

Sources of Funds:

  • Grants and Deferred Loans
  • Town of Blacksburg (CDBG)
  • NRV HOME Consortium  
  • Housing Assistance Council Self-Help Homeownership Opportunities Program
  • Marching Virginians
  • NEIGHBORWORKS Green New Construction

Developer: Community Housing Partners
General Contractor: CHP Construction
Architect: CHP Design Studio


Click on address for directions:
617 Cedar Hill Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060

CHP Design Studio
540.382.2002 x3337
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