Clausen Farm

Sharon Springs, NY, Schoharie County

For Lease Business Partnership Other Tenure Agreement
Updated May 5, 2023

Acres Available

47

Open Tillable Acres

20

Wooded (or other) Acres

5

Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access
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Crops Permitted

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  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops
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Livestock Permitted

  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
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Condition & Current Use

Historic property with 2 large Victorian Barns and 1 Carriage barn. Have guests staying in "casino" building on some weekends.

Soil Types

Farm History & Past Use

FORMER SUMMER RESORT OF HENRY CLAUSEN JR., HUGE BEER BREWER IN 1860'S. LAND WAS USED FOR GROWING HOPS IN THE DAY. MOST RECENTLY SOYBEANS.

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

For Lease Business Partnership Other Tenure Agreement

SHORT TERM OR LONG LEASE WITH OPTION TO PURCHASE

Price for Lease Per Acre

TBD

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

No

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

Negotiable

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

PROPERTY IS PERMITTED FOR CROPS AND OR LIVESTOCK, ZONED COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL. 

A short or long term farm lease is desired with very flexible pricing depending on your farming plans and intentions. This includes size of acreage intended for use, method of land use, whether you plan to reside on the property during your farming season, and extent of positive or negative impact to land by your use.

Crops Permitted

  • black outline hay icon Hay
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry

Preferred Farming Method

Organic (not certified) Regenerative/Sustainable

Farm Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Water Access

WELL IN LOWER BARN. MUNICIPAL WATER ACCESS IN UPPER BARN.

Barns for Livestock

LARGE CARRIAGE HAS 3 HORSE STALLS. 2 LARGE LOWER BARNS HAVE MULTIPLE STALLS IN EACH BUILDING.

Barns for Equipment/Storage

UPPER OR LOWER BARNS CAN BE USED FOR STORAGE. THEY ARE VERY LARGE!

Additional Property Information

Current Land Zoning

Commercial

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

Unsure

Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?

Negotiable

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