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Property Location
12905 Mud Creek Road, Kennedy, NY
[Cattaraugus County]
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100 acres available
86 open acres for farming
14 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Approximately 50% of the soils are classified as prime farmland, prime farmland if drained, or statewide important. Soil map is attached.

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

Family farm with naturally grown vegetable and pasture-raised meat operation. The previous owner had a dairy operation. The farm is eligible for organic certification. Certification was allowed to lapse when the owners decided to sell.The soils have been carefully tended and amended. Mud Creek bisects the lower pasture. The pasture is fenced. No timber has been taken from the woods in 20 years. The deer hunting is excellent. Adjacent land is available for rent.

Farmstead area includes 5-bedroom house, bank barn, storage silo, milkhouse, machine shed, greenhouse, high tunnel and farm stand.

The property is located near the Cattaraugus-Chautauqua county border, approximately 6 miles from Randolph, 11 miles from Jamestown, 32 miles from Fredonia, and 43 miles from Olean.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The previous owner of this farm had a dairy operation.

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:

All pasture is fenced with barbed wire.

Water access description:

Water is abundant on this farm. Spring water (60 lb pressure at the pump head ) is piped to the house and barn. Mud Creek bisects the northern pasture and flows throughout the year. The farmstead has a well that is not being used currently.

Barns/structures description:

  • 40-stall bank barn (40’ x 120’) and milk house with water and electric
  • New machine shed (56’ x 82)
  • Storage silo (14’ x 42.5’)
  • High tunnel (28’ x 130’)
  • Greenhouse (24’ x 60’)
  • Farm Stand

Farmer housing description:

Historic 1800s farmhouse (2568 sq. ft.). The house has 5 bedrooms, 1 bath and a full basement.  It is well insulated and heated with natural gas from an on-farm gas well.

Equipment description:

Vegetable production equipment is available.

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 :

  • Vine crops, peppers, cole crops, garlic, onions, tomatoes grow well.
  • Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries all grow well.
  • Corn, soybeans, oats grow well.
  • Hay grows well.
  • Beef cattle currently raised.
  • Dairy cattle raised in past.
  • Horses currently raised.
  • Pigs raised in past.
  • Poultry currently raised.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Sale price or estimated market value:

$269,999

Description of tenure options:

Asking price is $269,999 as is, or best offer. Motivated seller.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

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

Any additional information about this property:

The farmstead is zoned residential (R-1). The rest of the property is zoned agricultural-forestry (A-F). The deer hunting on this property is excellent. No timber has been harvested in the last 20 years.