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Property Location
81 Towpath Road, Accord, NY
[Ulster County]
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11 acres available
5 open acres for farming
6 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Significant Prime Soil: [SaB] Schoharie silt loam, 3 to 8 percent slopes; [PlB] Plainfield loamy sand, 0 to 8 percent slopes

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

The property is in great condition.  It is currently being used for farmland by a long-term family farmer who is relocating. 

 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The property has been farmed by the current family for approximately 30 years. Their successful crops include greens (lettuces, kale, other), potatoes, winter squash, cucumbers and tomatoes.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Fencing description:

About 1-2 acres of farmable land is fenced.  We are open to fencing additional land.

Water access description:

Fully irrigated pond and another separate water source.

  • 2 acre area with full irrigation
  • Separate 1 acre with full irrigation

Barns/structures description:

There are several structures on the property:

  • 40' x 60' Barn
  • 40' x 15' Shed 
  • 20' x 20' Potting Shed
  • 22' x 52' Propagation Greenhouse
  • 8' x 12' Cooler in the Barn
  • 30' x 48' Greenhouses (two)
  • 17' x 48' Greenhouses and out-buildings for storage and equipment (four)

Farmer housing description:

There is an existing three-bedroom house for a farmer on the property.  The land is available for farming now, but the house will not be available until September 2021.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Other Crops

Livestock/crops description :

We are interested in creating a tree farm on the property and would like to find someone excited by that opportunity in addition to other crops. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership

Price for lease per acre:

We are flexible on pricing as we are more interested in finding the right farmer for the land.

Description of tenure options:

We would be interested in short-term (2-4 years) and mid-term (4-6 years) leases.

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)

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:

Our vision for the tree farm is to bring nature to our neighbors.  We would be a trusted source for hearty and beautiful species of trees.