Aberlin Springs

Aberlin Springs

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It’s a new community of custom homes built among a working organic farm. Learn more about Ohio’s first agri-community that’s sprouting up in South Lebanon.

A neighborhood in South Lebanon is offering Ohio’s first agri-community. Aberlin Springs is a family farm that was built in 1996, but started building homes on the property back in 2018. There are 41 homes that have currently been sold or are under construction in the community and that is located in South Lebanon at 71 and Route 48. 

“There is one lot left in phase 2, a decorated model for sale $950,000 and a ranch market home under construction, available in October for $599,000, and opening 38 new lots in phase three this summer,” says Leslie Aberlin, owner of Pendragon Homes. “There is a waiting list for lot holds, which are processing now. 138 homesites total for the community.”

There are a wide variety of services and amenities offered through Aberlin Springs and they include:

• Provides “custom homes from $360,000 to one million+with three different types of products and price points,” she says.
• “Working organic farm with professional farmers and two new hoop houses for year long growing seasons,” Aberlinsays.
• There are “Vegetables, greens, sprouts, mushrooms, egg laying chickens, and a lamb,” she says. “Goats and a donkey, which are farm pets.”
• Farm Market and gathering space
• On-site chef Rebecca Denney cooks meals for homeowners, runs the market and provides prepared food from the farm.
• Fishing Pond
• Herb and medicine garden
• Hiking trails and sidewalks for walking
• Chalet available for homeowners to rent space for events. “Three bedrooms with full bathrooms we rent to guests of homeowners and their friends,” Aberlin says.
• Salt water pool and hot tub
• Playground
• Grill room
• Two community fire pits

Aberlin says the farm environment is what makes Aberlin Springs so special and unique. “It is the amenity for the community and the desire for local chemical free food and connecting with the animals and the peace that is present when we slow down,” Aberlin says. The wanted to create an agricultural community to support farmers. The neighborhood “provides food security and provides a way of maintaining a rural environment, while allowing for developmental growth,” she says. 

Aberlin’s favorite part of Aberlin Springs is the environment around her. She loves “the spectacular views from every homesite overlooking the ravines, our farm to table dinners, monthly happy hour with the neighbors and Rebecca’s cooking classes,” she says.

If you want to keep up with what’s going on with Aberlin Springs, check them out on their website and Facebook.