Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Property is located in Delaware County not Albany County.
Property has been owned by landowners since 1996. Purchased as fallow land. The landowner implemented all infrastructure and established the sheep farm that ran it for 10+ years. Currently the property is fallow, but all of the infrastructure still stands. Entire property is about 50 acres. 15 open acres make up the farmable land and 35 acres are wooded. See infrastructure descriptions for more information.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
Natural practices, not certified. Over winter hay and feed was not organic, but sheep were reliant on pastures for spring and summer forage.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Equipment available for sale or lease
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Upper pasture has two frost-free hydrents. Barn has water access from stock pond.
Barn was built in 2010. There is water, electric, and interenet in the barn. Network cameras were installed for lambing. Can hold 50 sheep. Also has hay storage and work areas.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
Currently there is no production on the farm. It was set up as a sheep farm, so it would be ideal for someone looking to pasture raise sheep or goats. Landowner does not have any other preferences on what is produced. There is an Air BnB campsite on the land already that could be an opportunity for someone to take over and expand.
Description of tenure options:
Open to options. Ideally seeking a farmer to use the existing infrastructure that was established by the landowner.
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Ask, I'm open to options.
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?:
Any additional information about this property:
Have operating AirBnB campsite on property. Currently get 10-12 visits per year. More could be done with this if a farmer was interested.