Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
This farm on the corner of Airport Road and Route 209 in Accord will be available as of January 1, 2019, subject to a conservation easement allowing for a residential farm operation (terms moderately flexible). Currently in alfalfa, has the potential for a more diversified operation. Beautiful views of the Shawangunk Ridge from areas of the property, comprised of one large field, two smaller fields, and mature woodland along to the Peters Kill Creek.
There is an airport hangar in good condition, currently in use as a large equpiment shed. Conservation easement will include a 5-acre building envelope in which the owner could construct additional agricultural storage and processing facilities, as well as a single-family home. Some limited farm labor housing may also be allowed within the building area.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Peters Kill creek runs through the property, and a functioning electric well exists in the building area.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Preference will be given to a new farmer who would live on or near the property, but all applicants welcome, including established local operations.