Live with private outdoor patios, free solar energy, a community hub, and fresh food from your backyard. Featuring easy access to the Rail Trail, MBTA commuter rail station, and downtown Newburyport.

Photo Credit:  ms.akr

Photo Credit: ms.akr

With an edible landscape, urban gardens, and year-round greenhouse, food production is abundant at Hillside. 

Food Production >

Walk through the Hillside neighborhood and get a realistic feel for the community. Learn about the different green building certifications we are working to achieve.

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Floor Plans >

Powered by our solar canopy, shared electric vehicles are available for residents’ use - providing the benefits of a personal car while saving money and energy. 

Transportation >


Green Living Elements

  • 83% Walking Score

  • Permeable Roadways

  • Edible Landscape

  • Residential Gardening Space

  • LED Lighting

  • Shared Community Space

  • Rainwater Collection

  • Solar Hot Water Heaters

  • Shared Electric Vehicles

  • Residential Recycling and Compost Programs

  • Electric Car Charging Station

  • Secure Bike Storage

  • CSA Farm Share

  • Solar Panels


Hillside Newsletter

Progress. Pictures. People. Power tools.

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July 2019 Hillside Newsletter

This months newsletter includes information on our Shared Electric Vehicles program, alternative transportation, the first onsite permaculture, and CarbonCure low carbon concrete technology.

 
cottage court units in progress

cottage court units in progress