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Property Location
69 Santo lane, Au Sable Forks, NY
[Essex County]
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90 acres available
10 open acres for farming
80 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Most recently used as an alpaca farm, all buildings are in excellent condition.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Horses, alpacas, pigs.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Farmer housing
  • Equipment available for sale or lease
  • Electrical Access

Fencing description:

4' & 5' no climb woven wire fencing surrounding and between 3 acres of paddocks/pastures.

Water access description:

400' drilled well, 1/2 acre pond, Nelson automatic waterer and frost hydrants.


Barns/structures description:

Barn with workshop, six stalls, hay loft, run-in shed, amish storage building, 20'x50' equipment shed.

Farmer housing description:

Secluded Elfenwood farm lies nested in a sun drenched valley beneath the Jay Mountain Range. Emerging from the woods through which the driveway ascends, one can see the 100 year old farmhouse across the field. Rich in history but renovated to modern standards the house is cozy and very private. A 5 acre hayfield separates the house and pastures from the forest which rings the property. Above the barn a vibrant little pond sports frogs and fish to delight anyone sitting in chairs along its bank. The house is set up to be off grid in any season if one so chooses. Just over 90 acres with maintained woods roads lets one partake in pastimes like hiking or cross country skiing. The barn was expanded to house and shelter horses or similar livestock, has an oversize heated workshop and an re-energizing cedar sauna. From the surrounding hushed woodlands an old orchard prompts wildlife to drop in on occasion whose antics are always entertaining to watch. Lovely views of Whiteface Mountain to the West and the Jay Range to the South provide gorgeous scenery and exceptional ambiance. Only every once in a very great while does a property like this become available with such an abundance of sought-after qualities. There are 2 1/2 miles of maintained trails for horseback riding, mountain biking and skiing in winter.

There is a 10KW solar PV system with battery backup, kicks in automatically if the grid goes down.


Equipment description:

  • Ford 1620 HST Tractor and loader
  • Beuhler 7420 3-point hitch Snowblower
  • Kawasaki mule 610 ATV w/ dump body
  • Honda Rancher ATV
  • Woods 750 Backhoe
  • Woods 6’ Brushhog
  • Woods 1130 Post Hole digger with 9” auger
  • Brushhog Landscape Rake
  • Ford 105A 3-point hitch Rototiller
  • Scag Super Z 52” zeroturn Mower
  • Valby 3-point hitch Chipper with Hydraulic Feed attachment
  • Raddison 14’ hybrid canoe

All equipment offered as a package $27,000

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

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

Livestock/crops description :

5.25 acre hay field

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Sale price or estimated market value:


Description of tenure options:

Property is for sale only.

Additional Information

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


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