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Property Location
3321 County Road 35, Sidney Center, NY
[Delaware County]
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5 acres available
5 open acres for farming
0 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Wildin Channery Silt Loam, 8 to 15% slopes; Lewbath Flaggy Loam, 15 to 25% slopes.

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

Water pumping windmill on top of hill. This is a 20+ acre property which will have four smaller parcels offered. Renters will share use of the windmill, and have the right to camp or stay on property during growing season. There is also a small basic cabin on top of hill at edge of property line, which could possibly be shared on a set schedule. Cabin is 12'x24', and without electricity or plumbing. Small basic attached sawdust outhouse, with compost pile outside of cabin. Property was originally part of dairy farm. Base of property has road access and the remaining foundations of removed horizontal silo and other out-building. Whey barn with two old whey tanks, tall sliding doors, and room for two vehicles, just off of road. One old structure that housed cows remains at base of property. This structure has a roof, supports, and a back wall, but fencing would need to be added if animals needed to be contained. Top of hill was originally used for night grazing. No fencing currently on property. Recent use has mostly been hay. Also small-scale vegetable production. Apple trees on perimeter of property.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Most recently haying, small scale vegetable production. Was part of dairy farm for many decades until 1998.

 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Water access description:

Water pumping windmill on top of hill. 

Barns/structures description:

Animal shelter at base of property. Structure has roof, supports and back wall. Fencing would need to be added to contain animals.

Whey barn with two old whey tanks and two bays for vehicles. Gravel floor. Just off of road.

Remaining foundation of horizontal silo and other out-buildings. Level section of property that could be used as equipment yard.

 

Farmer housing description:

Camping or plot for camper/trailer available during growing season. Possible use or share of basic 12' x 24' non-electric, non-plumbing cabin. Insulated. Small Jotul wood-burning stove. Attached saw dust outhouse (with small holding area for bucket -- compost pile is outside of cabin).

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

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

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Description of tenure options:

Looking to lease short to moderate term (1-5 years). Flexible options.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Unsure

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

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