Wakefield Apiaries

Denmark, NY, Lewis County

For Sale
Updated Jul 7, 2023

Acres Available

2.90

Open Tillable Acres

0

Wooded (or other) Acres

0

Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
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Crops Permitted

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Livestock Permitted

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Condition & Current Use

  1. Please call office to arrange an on site viewing.
  2. Price includes real estate, approximately 400 hives, and all processing equipment.
  3. Sale EXCLUDES all rolling stock (trucks, lifts, etc) but could be negotiated.
  4. Additionally listed as Lot/Land/Farm, see MLS s1450415 Property is zoned AR3.
  5. Easement to Town to access river.

Soil Types

NBB, W

Farm History & Past Use

  1. Completely turnkey bee business in a productive honey territory.
  2. Listing includes former "honey house" (former grain mill).
  3. 42 years with a per hive average annual yield of 90+ pounds.
  4. Previous owner ran up to 1,400 hives from this base.

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

For Sale

N/A.

Sale Price or Estimated Market Value

495000

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

Yes

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

  1. 400 hives.
  2. Area has excellent forage sources for nectar and pollen.

Crops Permitted

  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Livestock Permitted

  • Black outline of a bee Bees

Preferred Farming Method

Conventional

Farm Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Equipment

See Inventory in attachments.

Water Access

Septic with an easement town to access Deer River.

Barns for Equipment/Storage

  1. 40' x 80' coverall building with heated shop
  2. Storage area in honey house
  3. Garage.

Farmer Housing

  1. 3-bedroom, 1-bath apartment on the second floor.

Additional Property Information

N/A.

Is the Property Conserved

No

Current Land Zoning

Commercial

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

No

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

Yes

Additional Information About This Property

  1. There is ample additional storage.

  2. The 2.9-acre lot borders the scenic Deer River (complete with a gorgeous waterfall.)

  3. The sale also includes 400 hives (on location in Jefferson and Lewis Counties) and all equipment necessary to run them.

  4. Honey produced is light in color and of high quality.

  5. There is a very strong demand locally, in both retail and wholesale markets.

  6. Owners love the business, but it’s time to retire.

  7. If you are seeking to run your own business or expand an existing operation, this is an excellent opportunity!

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