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Build a Village With Us

Looking for a green community? We're building one right here in the Heartland. Imagine Cypress Villages -- a self-sufficient neighborhood with energy-efficient homes nestled among organic gardens, greenhouses, winding paths, an eco-mall and more.

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Why Iowa?

Cypress Villages is located in the middle of "Silicorn Valley," a bustling, culturally rich Southeastern Iowa region that's been lauded by Mother Earth News, CNN Money and more for its entrepreneurial spirit and quality of life. Visit and you'll see why!

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Let's Get Started!

At Cypress Villages, we're offering ecologically sound, LEED-certified homes at or below market prices. We'll help you every step of the way -- from choosing the perfect floor plan to finding financing, builders and, finally, moving into your new home.

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Open House and Award Ceremony at Cypress Villages

Smistik_homeOn Monday, June 21, Iowa’s first LEED™ Platinum-certified home will be awarded a certification plaque by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Located at 33 Pecan Street in Cypress Villages, Robert Smistik's new home was over a year in the making.  Constructed entirely by local contractors, the two bedroom home had to meet a rigorous checklist of requirements to attain LEED™ Platinum certification.