True North Farm

Putnam Valley, NY, Putnam County

For Lease
Updated

Acres Available

10

Open Tillable Acres

0

Wooded (or other) Acres

10

Infrastructure

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Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
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Livestock Permitted

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  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
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Condition & Current Use

10 acres private farmland with paddocks, riding ring, run-in shed, natural stream, 1200sf barn with full hayloft, running water, bathroom, electric, tack room, 4 box stalls, and other various amenities. This property has been in use by a non-profit horse rescue so it is set up for horses but can be used for other purposes.

Soil Types

Farm History & Past Use

We purchased the property from the “original” owner, it had been in his family as far back as he could find.  He was a farrier and kept his own horses there.  We purchased in 2018 and have been leasing the space to a nonprofit church rescue group.  They had horses, goats & donkeys.

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

For Lease

We would like to start a lease for 2 years and see how it goes.  There is NO OPTION TO PURCHASE this property.

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

No

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

Our rescue group tenants did plant a garden area and grew basic vegetables – tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, etc.  We are not sure how lucrative the land is for full on crops.  It is hilly and wooded.  You would have to see if it would work for your needs.

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline hay icon Hay
  • black outline maple icon Maple

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • Black outline of a bee Bees

Farm Infrastructure

  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Fencing

Most original electrical fence was replaced with wooden post fencing.

Water Access

There is a well house that provides running water and a natural stream which the animals like to drink from as well.

Barns for Livestock

1200sf barn with full hayloft, running water, bathroom, electric, tack room & 4 box stalls

Additional Property Information

We always encourage potential tenants to ask questions at the Town to see if their plans will work for the property.  This is located on a private road with private residences.  One thing we know for sure is you cannot have a retail space at this location.  It would have to be service based or utilized and anything sold has to be sold off site.

Current Land Zoning

Residential

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

Unsure

Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?

Negotiable

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