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Property Location
4197 County Highway 26, Hamden, NY
[Delaware County]
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260 acres available
50 open acres for farming
210 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

For sale- 260+ acres with 2 houses, 2 barns, 5 garages, 2 chicken coops, duck coop, 2 large stocked ponds & some smaller ponds. Currently registered as a tree farm (low taxes-total taxes approx. 6K) with NYS & trees will be ready for harvesting soon. Wood now at a premium!

First house is a 4 bedroom, 2 full bath completly renervated a couple of years ago. All new kitchen, appilances, baths etc. Kitchen Queen that can heat the entire house-it also makes hot water, has oven and cooktop all wood based. Fireplace. Second floor is a very large master bedroom suite. Large walkin closet, raised platform area for desk overlooking entire fron of property. Outside deck too. main level- outside deck with wood storage under (stocked now). Full basement (unfinished) which is plumed for another full bath which needs to be updated. New septic tank & leech field. It has 3 attached garages with workshop (drill press, band saw, welding, air compressor, engine lifts, parts etc. Duck house attached so that you can raise duck & chickens all year round without having to go outside in the winter. Duck/chicken opening leads to a large pond filled with Bass & minnows. It has a 500 gallon propane tank for heat (forced hot air) & an electric hot water heater. 

Second house is a 2-3 year old double wide with a large full living room & dining rooms. Large new kitchen. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths- all new condition. Large detached 2 car garage with 2nd floor which can be converted to additional living space (has electric). Large deck with handicap ramp into the house. 2 Springs- water for each house has spring water with multiple reserve tanks (over 3K gallons of reserve water). Large 1,000 gallon propane tank owned for heating (forced hot air) & separate electric hot water heater. This house also has a kitchen queen which can heat the entire house, provide hot water, cooktop & see thru oven door. Also a separate wood burning fireplace. 

Property has many trails & would take a long time to fully travel the entire property. The property goes all the way to the top of a mountain (approx 1 mile plus long). Many intersting objects can be found from years past. 

Many extras included: 4 wheel dump trailer loaded with seasoned cood of wood, 2 wood splitters, Honda 4X4 (needs jets cleaned). River flowing thru property which feeds into the local reservoir. One barn- 4 stall & 1 tack room (has electric, lights & fans) with separate chicken coop (has electric for lighting) also an automtic door. Both are completly fenced in with a goat fence (good for all livestock). Second chicken coop also has automatic door, & solar powered fan. Pole barn has large door that will support full sized tractor, work bench, loaded with all sorts of goodies. Several gates. 50 acres can be used to plant crops or for a greenhouse etc. Perfect area to do hydroponics or aquaponics.  All for sale at $999,000. Please reply to Joe- email: [email protected]

 

 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

There is no zoning in this area. You can basically put anything you want on the property- as long as you follow NYS building guidelines (hurricane clips etc). You can put a comercial building, more houses etc. 

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:

Large area with larger sized posts & goat fence (if it stops goats it will stop most livestock). Inside this large area is the 4 stall 1 tack room barn with electric, fans & lights. Alos 1 chicken coop w auto door- chickens have access to small stream flowing thru the area from a year round spring. Chickens can almost sustain themselves in this area. 

Gates on property enterence, up a long driveway is another set of gates. Gates to the first house after that. 

Water access description:

Year round stream/river that goes to the reservoir. 2 large ponds, 2-3 smaller ponds.

2 springs (one of which is one of the best in the area according to my plummer). 

Barns/structures description:

2 barns- one a pole barn with large access garage door for tractor, workbench, CB radio/antenna, wood splitter, lots of tractor attachments, spare wood & many supplies.

One barn is the horse barn described above. 

Farmer housing description:

2 houses both in new condition as described above.

Equipment description:

2 wood splitters (one gas powered & the other hydryolic.  Lots of wood already split & seasoned.

2 wheeled dump trailer with battery powered dump. Currently full with approx a coord of wood. Tires may need air. 

Honda 4x4 just needs to have the jets cleaned. Stored with gas over the winter- almost starts but needs a simple cleaning. 

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 :

Any type of livestock & crops are allowed. Cattle (long horn-jersey etc), swine, goats, sheep, poultry etc. Everything permited. Same with Crops. There are some irriagation sprinklers that were installed over a large field behind house #2 when the spring lines were installed (4-6 feet under ground). No chemicals were ever used on the property. The previous owner did not do much planting- only on the upper fields- watermelon & other fruits (he was a hunter). We just had a small area for crops- nothing too big. Things did grow well. Many Apple trees on the property. We planted many trees & everything grew.  

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Sale price or estimated market value:

999,000 sacrifice. Property is worth well over 1 million- Hard to show because I moved to Florida.

Description of tenure options:

None

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Unsure

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

None

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?:

No

Any additional information about this property:

Absolutly a beautiful piece of property. This has everything you could ever want on a piece of property. Very fun to explore. I have found many things on this property from old 1950's car, part of a jeep, Campsites from the 1950's maybe before or after. Rock fireplaces in the middle of the woods. Historical things.