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Property Location
616 Darrow Rd, Duanesburg, NY
[Schenectady County]
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112 acres available
45 open acres for farming
67 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

Land probably best for grazing or haying.  Most fields sloped, prone to wet areas. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Horses 1960-2000, small dairy before that, farm buildings date from 1907, farm was established circa 1850.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Farmer housing
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

The farm has a number of ponds and shallow wells.  Municipal waterline along road.

Barns/structures description:

3 barn structures of various sizes, largest could be rehabbed for horses or small livestock at ground level, probably not esp.suitable to other livestock.

Farmer housing description:

A small studio apartment is currently availble on the farm. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

Most recently used as a horse farm, historically was a small dairy operation. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Price for lease per acre:

tbd

Description of tenure options:

Don't wish to sell at this time, lease preferred

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Vacant Land

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

No restrictions per se, but ag use needs to account for areas of wet soils and slopes.

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Negotiable

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

there's an apartment on the propertly