The Village Cooperative of Mason City consists of 50 homes in one and two bedroom designs for active adults (62+). Completed in 2010, it is conveniently located in northwest Mason City, IA near Highway 122 and shopping areas. All homes are light and spacious with a separate laundry room, storage area and a private balcony. It also features beautifully decorated community areas including a community room with kitchen, guest suite, club room, reading areas, outdoor planting areas, and a woodworking shop and fitness center. The Village Cooperative is a three-story building with a centrally located elevator and includes underground heated parking with a car wash bay. Designed with you in mind, this community offers convenient home designs with special attention to details that will make it easier for you to remain in this home for years to come. It also provides an entirely maintenance-free living environment in a secure setting. And, if you like to travel, staff will take care of your plants and mail.
Residents of Mason City enjoy the quality of life in a small-town atmosphere while enjoying the amenities of cities much larger in size. Located in North Central Iowa, it is the center of activity between Minneapolis and Des Moines. Known for its strong musical tradition, Mason City (also known as ‘River City’), was the hometown and inspiration for Meredith Wilson’s Broadway musical, “The Music Man.” The first annual North Iowa Band Festival marched down the street in 1936 and is still marching today. This popular annual tradition draws bands from across the region to compete in the marching competition.
Here, you will also find a rich architectural heritage. It is home to the Rock Glen and Rock Crest National Historic district, the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright prairie-style homes in a natural setting in the world. The only remaining Frank Lloyd Wright designed hotel (Park Inn Hotel) has completed its renovations and is now open for tours. Mason City is the largest shopping hub in North Central Iowa. Along with numerous venues to shop, it also offers many dining options with a wide range of food choices, which will be sure to satisfy any taste bud. Mason City has a long history, but an even brighter future!