The mission of Salem Village Communities is to provide quality housing in a caring community.


We have two locations in the northeast corner of Mount Vernon, Washington. Find us within one mile north of Skagit Valley College. The original Salem Village properties are located on the block of 2600 N Laventure Road. The Highland Greens properties are located along 3100 and 3200 N 30th Street.

Housing Options

Apartments provide affordable housing with quality, security and amenities to live with dignity.

Carefree Cottages provide all the necessities of comfortable living without the hassles and cost of regular home upkeep.

Nearby services within 3 miles include Skagit Valley Medical Center, Skagit Valley Hospital, a fire hall with EMT services, three full service grocery stores and pharmacies, multiple convenience stores, the Mount Vernon Police Station and Skagit Valley College.






Happy Residents (mostly)



Carefree Cottages

With phase 1 of the Highland Greens construction complete, have a combined total of 53 cottage units. Of this total, 41 units are located at the original Salem Village location on LaVenture Road. Both one and two bedroom floor plans are available at this location. The remaining 12 units will be located at our new Highland Greens site. These units will be offered in floor plans of either two bedrooms or one bedroom plus a den. An additional 15 units are planned for the future at Highland Greens.

Read the Salem Village Cottage Story to learn more about our cottages.

Cottage Features

Each cottage provides many desirable features:

  • Open floor plan
  • Modern kitchen with ample cabinets and counter space
  • Dishwasher and disposal
  • Master bedroom & bathroom.
  • Washer and dryer hook-ups
  • Deck or patio
  • Single car garage

Age Requirement

The minimum age for buyer is 61 years at the Salem Village II and 62 at Highland Greens Cottages.

Cottage Operation

The cottages operate similar to a condominium. There is a set of common sense rules and regulations ensuring the community operates smoothly. Small pets are allowed with permission.

Maintenance Fee

A monthly maintenance fee is charged to each unit. Of course the amount is reviewed annually. Covered by the fee is a large variety of services:

  • Utilities: water, sewer, garbage, and cable
  • Building maintenance
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Some services differ between the two properties.

Senior Apartments

With two  properties we are likely to have something avaiulable for you. Salem Village Apartment is location on LaVenture Road. The remaining units are located at Highland Greens on North 30th Street. Income restrictions apply at both locations.

Salem Village Apartment Features

The apartment units at Salem Village were designed to provide residents with both privacy and community. Among the many features residents enjoy are:

  • Private patio or deck
  • Convenient laundry facilities
  • Social room with kitchen facilities
  • Library
  • Choices for groceries, pharmacy and retail within three miles
  • Location on the bus line
  • Choice of walk-in shower or tub

Highland Greens Apartment Features

Highland Greens, like the original Salem Village, was designed to strike a balance between the private and communal aspects of apartment living. Many similar features are offered, including:

  • Private patio or deck
  • Social areas on each floor
  • Kitchen in first floor social room
  • Sun room and library
  • Adjacent to natural open space with mature trees
  • Walking trail through trees
  • Laundry facilities conveniently spaced throughout
  • Air conditioned living area
  • Choice of walk-in shower or tub
  • Choices for groceries, pharmacy and retail within three miles