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Property Location
357 Mt Holly Rd, Katonah, NY
[Westchester County]
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5 acres available
1 open acres for farming
3 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

PnC and PoD, both are Paxton Fine Sandy Loam. PnC is farmland of statewide importance. Also some CsD, Chatfield-Charlton Complex. These were determined from Web Soil Survey.

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

The property is approximately 5 acres of mostly wooded area. The open areas are lawn or residential spots at the moment. The majority of the property has a slight grade with a few flat areas.This parcel used to be part of a larger farm many many years ago. The current owner lives on the property and wants to see it put to good use by a creative and energetic farmer.  

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The property used to be a part of a farm many years ago. Easily over 100 years since most of the property is forested now. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops

Barns/structures description:

Currently, the property only has a barn with a loft. Part of the barn is used to park a car, but the rest is available. There could potientially be water/electrical access, but may require some work to draw it closer to the farming area. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Poultry

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership

Description of tenure options:

Maya is open to a variety of options and is willing to work with a farmer on determining the best fit for the property. She ideally would arrange a lease, but wants to have a partnership aspect built in. 

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

The owner is not opposed to conventional farming, but doesn't want heavy chemical use on the property. She is aware that organic farming is very popular in her area (Westchester County). 

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

Negotiable

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

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

This is a residential property that we would like to put to better use. We are open to how best to develop the land and willing to work with the farmer to get the best use.