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Property Location
ellenville, NY
[Ulster County]
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50 acres available
5 open acres for farming
45 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Property is mostly wooded with about 5 acres open. About 15 years ago the original owner had about 2 acres in vegetable production. That land is still open and there is an additional 3 acres that are open where livestock was. 3 acres partially fenced they used to graze and is sloping. Barn on the site is pretty run down and likely not salvageable, but there is a well house right next to it for water access and an chicken coop nearby that could be saved.  The barn once housed goats and chicken. The rest of the land is wooded and park like. The wooded area has been untouched for 100+ years.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Land has not been actively farmed for about 15 years. Before then it was a hobby farm with veggies and some small livestock. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops

Water access description:

There is a well on the property.

Barns/structures description:

Barn and chicken coop need repair.

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:

Goats/Sheep, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

Prefer organic and regenrative methods of production. Would be okay with veg, fruit, flowers, maple syrup, apiary, or non-meat animals. Ideally seeking a farmer who could partner with the landowners. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership

Price for lease per acre:

50

Description of tenure options:

Ideally seeking a farmer partner to help launch an agri-tourism business in the future. Landowners are in the hospitality business and would like to turn the large home on the property into a wedding venue. Opportunity for a farmer to tap into an agri-tourism opportunity if they wanted once the venue was in business. Would also consider a straight lease. Housing may be an option for the right farmer.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Residential

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

I would prefer someone interested in small scale, organic farming.

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?:

Yes