Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
This property is owned by Friendly Acres Homeowners Association and consists of eight acres with eight small cottages, one barn, and several acres of mostly hardwoods bordering the year round Stoney Kill Creek. There is currently a large organic vegetable garden and several fruit trees scattered throughout the open areas. One of the cottages is currently for sale for $130,000 or possibly for rent at $1200 mo. Owner's responsibility is $300 mo. maintenance which incudes home and land insurance, community water system, grounds maintenance, snow plowing and common use of barn and land.
This is an excellent opportunity for a single person or small family looking for a rural community, low cost living situation and a desire to be involved in community gardens and permaculture projects. There is also an acre or two of land that could be developed into an intensive commerical farming project.
Current residents include a farmer/gardener with a desire to pass on seveeral decades of experience in vegetable growing, a gardener/evolutionary psychologist, a fifth dimensional healer, a retired nurse, a psychodrama teacher, an architect, a gynechologist and more.
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Farm history / past uses of the property:
Land use has followed organic principles for at least the past several years.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Farmer housing
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Community water system and Stoney Kill Creek.
Barn is currently in use as community storage and events. There is also a garden shed.
Farmer housing description:
In addition to the available cottage, some of the cottages are rentable from time to time. There are often rooms for rent and cottage sharing.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
No livestock at this time.
Sale price or estimated market value:
Sale website listing:
Description of tenure options:
Please see the geeral description above.
Current land zoning:
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:
Preferred farming method:
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
No concerns that we are aware of.