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Property Location
910 King Rd, Cambridge, NY
[Washington County]
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70 acres available
35 open acres for farming
35 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Hoosic, Nassau, and Bernardston

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

The property is currently used for sheep grazing, hay production, firewood and maple syrup production. We currently also graze our sheep on neighboring property which may be available to the farmer.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

We have lived on the farm for 18 years. We have raised sheep and goats for home consumption for most of the time we have been here.  For the last five years we have raised sheep on a small commercial basis. 

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:

Two paddocks with permanent fencing, approximately five acres, the remainder of the open land has been grazed rotationally using temporary netting type fencing. Approximately ten rolls of netting would be available for the farmer to use.

Water access description:

Drilled well with frost-free hydrant in the barn

Barns/structures description:

25X40 two story barn with lambing pens, loft for hay storage, and hay elevator

Farmer housing description:

Possible rental house available.  The house is a small ten-year old two beroom home located on the farm. 

Equipment description:

Tractor with loader, rotary cutter, fencing and fence chargers, water troughs, feeders, freezers

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Goats/Sheep

Livestock/crops description :

We currently raise sheep for meat, wool and sheepskins.  Other livestock would be considered.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Price for lease per acre:

To be determined

Description of tenure options:

looking to provide an opportunity for a landless farmer to establish a farming operation.  I have raised sheep for 40+ years and would be available to assist.  Terms of the lease would be developed cooperatively.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

use of pesticides and herbicides would be discouraged. 

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

No

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

Yes