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Property Location
6942 Lake Shore Rd, Derby, NY
[Erie County]
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3 acres available
2 open acres for farming
1 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Looking for someone interested in renting newly renovated part of the stable(very nice with huge loft overlooking the water) along with two acres of open land, outbuilding storage and more. Owner works part of the land too - along with a beekeeper. Airbnb experiences start this summer that include mini farm tours, jammaking classes and more. Live sustainably off the land. No livestock permitted. Surrounded by million dollar mansions and bald eagles flying above. Just 700 feet from Lake Erie - but protected by trees. Milder winters than inland. Currently planted with several variety of berries, flowers, hazelnuts and more. Beautiful place to live. Can sell veggies by the road or join in helping the owners CSA. Many possbilities. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Originally owned by the Wendt family that owned Buffalo Forge in Bufflo, NY

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:

Original tennis court that is mostly enclosed with high fence. Split rail fencing surrounds property.

Water access description:

Well, town water and Lake Erie 700 ft away

Barns/structures description:

1937 stable

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Other Crops

Livestock/crops description :

No livestock will be allowed on property. Ideally would like a farmer or gardener who is interested in growing a diverse array of vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Owner has experience homesteading and can provide guidance if needed.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Description of tenure options:

Negotiable

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Residential

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

No

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Beautiful lakefront property!

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