JOIN US. If you would like to call Common House home, please sign up to become a member.
House Member Enjoy the Charlottesville House and all of its facilities, programs and partner benefits with frequency. House Members may bring up to 3 guests with them at any time without notice.
Out-Of-Town Member For those who live an hour or more from the Club and foresee only occasional use of Common House. Visiting members may convert membership to House status at any point if we or you ever reside with more proximity.
Are you a full-time student, school teacher, active military, or a Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor? If so, we would like to recognize this by waiving your initiation fee and reduce your monthly dues by 20%. And, if you are under 30, we'll waive your initiation fee. *Membership is limited to ages 21+
We'll send word of the "goings-on" at Common House by email.
THIS AGREEMENT is made this on the date indicated below by and between the under- signed member (“Member”) and Common House 1, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company (“Manager”).
A. Manager operates a social club known as Common House on certain real property located 206 West Market Street in Charlottesville.
B. Common House will be a membership only club, and members will have exclusive use the Common House meeting facilities and amenities, subject to certain rules and regulations, as may be amended from time to time by Manager (the “Common Law”).
C. Manager desires that Member be a member of Common House, and Member desires to join Common House as a member subject to the Common Law.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises herein set forth and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Manager and Member agree as follows:
1. Membership Fees: Member shall pay to Manager an agreed upon initiation fee within ten (10) business days of execution of this Agreement. On the day the club opens or the date of the execution of this Agreement, whichever comes later, Member agrees to pay quoted monthly dues, prorated for the first month. Each subse- quent monthly dues will be charged on the first day of each month. This membership is not transferrable and initiation fees and annual dues (collectively the “Membership Fees”) are non-refundable once paid.
2. Membership Benefits: As a member of Common House, Member will receive a key that allows access to and use of the Common House facilities and ameni- ties, as they may be offered from time to time and during those operating hours set by Manager. Manager intends to offer amenities to include a Social Hall, Tea Room, Terrace, Library, Billiards Room and Bridge Room. In addition to personal use of the Common Facilities, Member shall be able to bring guests to Common House in accor- dance with the Common Law.
3. Common Law: Membership and use of the Common Facilities will be subject to the Common Law. The present terms of the Common Law are provided herewith and by his/her signature below, Member acknowledges receipt thereof. The Common Law is subject to change from time to time at the discretion of the Manager. All members will be notified of any revisions to the Common Law and no such revisions will ever cause Member to pay any Membership Fees other than those set forth in paragraph 1, above.
4. Termination: Member may terminate his/her membership at any time by providing written notice to Manager. Membership Fees already paid are non-refund- able. Manager may suspend or terminate the membership of Member for breach of this Agreement or for significant or repeated violation of the Common Law in Manager’s sole discretion in consultation with the members. Immediately upon termination, Member shall return his/her key to the Common Facilities to Manager.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Member and Manager have hereunto set their signature and seal.
The membership committee reviews each application and makes a recommendation to the founding members about each individual applicant.