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Property Location
Oxford, NY
[Chenango County]
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160 acres available
80 open acres for farming
80 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Located on rolling hills; 60 acres in current use for hay and/or corn.  Two early 1900's barns, a few sheds and outbuildings.  Barn 1 was completely restored 10 years ago.  Barn 2 has need of restoration; some structural elements are not in useable condition.  Small (600 sq. ft) year-round cottage and large (3000+ sq. ft) renovated farm house with more than 6 bedrooms.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Hobby farm from c.1960- c.1990.  Leased farm land use from c.1990 - present.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Water access description:

Sizeable brook runs through the property.

Barns/structures description:

Two early 1900's barns, a few sheds and outbuildings.  Barn 1 was completely restored 10 years ago.  Barn 2 has need of restoration; some structural elements are not in useable condition.

Farmer housing description:

Small (600 sq. ft) year-round cottage and large (3000+ sq. ft) renovated farm house with more than 6 bedrooms.

Equipment description:

Miscellaneous older (c.1960) farming equipment; including two tractors, one with backhoe.

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 :

Our plans for the property are not firmly established, however we are interested in agricultural-tourism, but are willing to consider a wide range of possibilitities/suggestions. Small scale farming is our expectation, with an emphasis on organic production and quality instead of quantity.  We are especially interested in small scale live stock, pre-industrial farming methods (horse-powered), and horse boarding or horse-centered utilization, including the possibility of riding schools and trail riding.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement

Price for lease per acre:

TBD. Rent negotiable.

Description of tenure options:

TBD.

Additional Information

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Unsure

Preferred farming method:

Biodynamic

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

We are primarily interested in environmentally friendly and sustainable farming. Farming methods need to be beneficial to the over all environment; small scale farming is our expectation, with an emphasis on organic production and quality instead of quantity.  

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:

Owner maintains presence on the property.  Seeking skilled farmer/agriculture tenants to make positive changes to properties; new college graduates (agriculture, carpentry, associated skills) and starting farmers encouraged to make proposals.