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Property Location
1057 Elizabethtown Rd., Ilion, NY
[Herkimer County]
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117 acres available
65 open acres for farming
52 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Howard, Honeyoye

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

Currently the property is an active certified organic dairy farm. Landowners would like to lease the rental home onsite to a tenant who wants to farm. Interested person could partner with existing  business or lease a couple of acres for their own use. Great opportunity for someone looking for certified organic land! 

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:

Perimeter fencing on all pastures

Water access description:

Well water from barn, working to re-develop access to two springs

Barns/structures description:

70 stall freestall barn, double-4 swing parlor, milk house, pole barn

Greenhouse, walk in cooler, and farm stand that have not been used recently. These are available for someone to utilize if they wanted. 

Farmer housing description:

Rental house is 2-3 BR and 1 bath

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Dairy, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

Currently an organic dairy, but there is infrastructure for someone to be able to grow organic produce. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership

Description of tenure options:

Would like to rent the home onsite to a farmer who would be interested in partnering with the existing business or who would want to utilize a few acres to start their own. Great opportunity for someone who wants to lease land and also live onsite. 

Additional Information

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Farm is currently organic certified so if a new busienss was to start on the property they would also have to be organic. 

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Yes

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Yes