- 6 hectares of building land on which the community has built 11 residential buildings shared by different families, several community centres and other buildings for the community (meditation house, wood workshop, stables,…). Dozens of trailers are also installed, where community members live.
- over 70 hectares forests
- 8 hectares gardens/pasture
- 20 hectares arable fields, which are currently rented to a local farmer, which cultivates them ecologically
The Sieben Linden project started in 1989 when several people came together to discuss the idea of a self-sufficient, ecological village. In 1993, they bought a project centre in a village called Groß Chüden. In 1997, the group bought the actual site of Sieben Linden and part of the people living in Groß Chüden moved to Sieben Linden few months later. The existing old farm has first been renovated following ecological methods and converted to the community building, then becoming the main place of community life and seminar centre. Since 1999, several infrastructure elements have been established: a parking, paths, electricity and telephone lines, wells, plant drainage system, ponds, amphitheatre, hedges for windbreaks. The ecovillage site has grown to more than 100 hectares, including: