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Property Location
271 Sickle Hill Road, NY
[Albany County]
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80 acres available
50 open acres for farming
30 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Burdett, Lordstown, and Nunda Silt Loams. About 50% of the property is "Farmland of Statewide Importance" by NYS. Please see attached soil and topography map.

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

Old hillside farm with fantastic views! Property has been owned by the same family for 3 generations. It previously was very small dairy run by the owners grandfather and father. Has not had cattle on the land in about 30 years, but is currently being hayed by a local farmer. This farmer may continue to hay with the new owner should you wish to keep him on. The property is on a hill and does have some steep parts that have historically been used as cattle pastures. Located right off a paved county road. Large old farm house with well and five post and beam outbuildings. Pond on site with 2 active springs. 

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:

House has well with about 18g/min. Also a pond and two active springs that could possible be used by a farmer. 

Barns/structures description:

Five outbuildings of various sizes. This includes one large and small barn, a two car garage with tractor bay, an equipment shed, and other storage shed. 

Farmer housing description:

Big old two story farmhouse that is post and beam construction. Needs some updating as the owner figures the house to be 200 years old. It does have a well, running water, and electric. 3 bedroom and 1 bathroom!

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 :

Property has historically been a dairy farm and then used for hay production. Do not believe there to be any restrictions on the type of ag allowed. Could be a nice starter farm for someone. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Description of tenure options:

For sale by owner. Owners would like to see it stay open for farming. 

Additional Information

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