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Property Location
3061/3062 Essex Rd, Willsboro, NY
[Essex County]
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450 acres available
250 open acres for farming
200 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Organic farm registered with NOFA  NY for more than 10 years, registration can be renew any time

Hay production alternate with wheat , about 25 acres

Beef production, Hereford, about 50 heads

In full operation for the last 15 years

 

Meat beef/ Hereford, around 50 heads

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Farm bought in 2003 and expanded in 2009

All buildings built between 2003/2014, high quality construction, landmark architecture 

Buildings : 2 hay barns, 2 equipment shed, 1 maintenance shop ( heated), 1 chicken coop ( heated), 1 luxury horse barn fully equipped, never use with all equipment, heated, 1 beef open shed, 1 horse open shed, 

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:

  • About 50 acres are fenced for rotation of beefs herd

Water access description:

Artesian well with underground water infra on about 25 acres permit to bring water to beef herd

Barns/structures description:

Landmark architecture in traditional red and green Colors

Wooden pine barns, constructed between 2003 and 2015

Hay Barn (2) 50x80 ft, steel structure,/ equipment shed, steel structure 30x80 ft, / chicken coop 40x20ft with running water,/ Horse barn, oak interior, 6 large stalls, washing and tackle area, each stall with automatic water, never use built in 2009,/ equipment shed 60x50 ft floor heating, office, bathroom 2 large doors entrance for large equipment/ horse shelter 15x25 adjoining a practice corral 150x300 ft, / beef open shelter with steel structure 30x60 ft, / enclosed equipment shed 50x70 ft with 2 large doors for large equipment

 

Farmer housing description:

Old Farm house , entirely renovated in 2009, 2 bedrooms , fully equip kitchen, living room with fire place, dining room , one bathroom

Equipment description:

Full equipment to maintain, seed, harvest the farm. Equipment well maintained , professionally and bought from 2003 to 2016.

Long list including 4 tractors, haying equipment etc T o be discuss with serious proposal

 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Grains, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

The Hereford herd  is now about 50 animals, in the past went up to 125 heads ( Grass Fed only, nothing else)

We maintain 75/150 chicken for eggs production ( certified organic )

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership

Price for lease per acre:

Between 200 to 400 $/ acre depending on tenure , to be discussed. Flexible for the right farmer!

Description of tenure options:

Tenure can be discussed. Only looking for proposals from experienced farmers with serious plans and ideas. A thorough business plan will be asked for. 

Considering the quality of the construction and the very good quality of the farming area only very serious proposal will be considered

Additional Information

Conservation status:

Yes

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

The farm was registered as an organic farm at NOFA NY for more than 15 years. IT is an organic farm from 2003 . We stopped the registration in 2018, because of too much paperwork,  but we kept the same organic practice. It can easily re-certified as organic.

No proposal that is not organic type farming will be considered. This is a non négociable condition.

 

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:

Use of All equipment for working the farm can be negociated