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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):

Currently the property has a NYS certified tree farm on location. Not located on the 50 acres that could be tilled. There is lots of water access on this property. Many ponds, 2 year round streams, and well water. Barns and one house are open and available to a farmer. Beautiful piece of property in the Catskill Mountains!

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Currently a NYS Certified Tree farm. Property has previously had various small flocks of poultry and horses. The land has never been tilled for farming purposes and no chemicals have been used!

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:

High quality horse fencing that encloses the horse barn with 2 gates

Water access description:

Tons of water access! 2 year round springs, year rouns stream runs thru property, 4+ ponds, and wells. 

Barns/structures description:

1 large barn-used mainly for storage, 1 horse barn, 1 barn/garage-temporarily used for wood splitting & processing 

Horse barn is shedrow style with 4 stalls and a tack room. Has electric and water! There is a stream that runs through the barn yard. 

2 chicken coops w automatic doors. Duck house w small enclosed pond & easy access to large pond. 

Farmer housing description:

2 houses- great condition recently new or renovated- One house is available to a farmer and/or farm family. The other house is not currently available at this time, but could be in the future.

1 house- 4 bedroom, 2 bath with propane stove & separate wood burning stove/oven. 4/5 car garage w workshop, welding, air compressor, multiple tools band saw etc

1 house 3 bedroom, 2 bath w propane stove & separate wood burning stove/oven. 2 car garage w 2nd story storage.

Equipment description:

New- New Holland tractor-loader, brush hog & back hoe

Polaris 4X4, wood chipper, many other toys

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 :

Open to any and all options. Prefer organic produce or a biodynamic approach to agriculture. There has previously been swine, poultry, and horses on the property. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Sale price or estimated market value:

1 million

Price for lease per acre:

Negotiable sale or lease

Description of tenure options:

The landowner is open to anything and wants to see the land be used! Could work out a lease, outright sale, subdivision sale, partnership, or trade for goods arrangement. Prefer the goods to have been raised/grown organically. Feel free to contact the landowner to find out more!

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

There has never been any chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides used on the property to the landowners knowledge! The landowner would prefer that the farmer coming on be organic or biodynamic with reduced or no use of chemicals. 

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?:

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

Open to any ideas.