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Property Location
2129 County Rte. 153, Salem, NY
[Washington County]
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320 acres available
80 open acres for farming
135 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Mixture of prime, statewide important, and other.

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

The farm was a potato farm for the last 50 years or so. Previously the farm was a horse ranch, cattle farm and strawberry farm. The property has fields, pastureland, streams, wetlands,woods and hills.

The tillable land is being leased to local farmers for corn, hay, pumpkins, and strawberries.

The woodland is being leased for maple syrup production.


Farm history / past uses of the property:

The farm has been a potato farm for the last 50 years or so. Previously it was a cattle ranch, a dude ranch and a strawberry farm.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Farmer housing
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

White creek runs through the property. There are springs and marshland on the property.

Barns/structures description:

There are two very large barns currently rented for storage. There are several outbuildings and a garage on the property.

Farmer housing description:

There is a large farmhouse on the property that was built in 1820 and has a marble foundation. There are 8 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, a formal living room and convivial farm kitchen. There is a large inground swimming pool in excellent condition and the D & H rail trail starts on the property for hiking, biking, snowmobiling, and horseback riding.

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 :

We do not have livestock on the farm at this time.

Crops currently on the farm are strawberries, hay/corn, pumpkins and maple syrup.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Sale price or estimated market value:


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Additional Information

Conservation status:


Current land zoning:


Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:


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:

Located on the New York Vermont border, 35 min to Bromley, 45 min to Stratton, 50 min to Saratoga Springs, 70 min to Albany Airport, 10 min from the Merck Foundation.