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Property Location
West Valley Road, Argyle, NY
[Washington County]
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167 acres available
107 open acres for farming
60 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Prime: Bernardston, Bernardston-Nassau, Claverack. Statewide Important; Bernardston C, Farmington loam, Hoosic, Kingsbury, Vergennes B and C Other; Hudson and Vergennes, Nassau, Vergennes D

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

The property has been a dairy farm for many years. The owners retired and leased the farm to an organic dairy farmer for several years until June of 2019. The cropland ranges from lightly sloping to rolling topography. The Property includes approximately 15 acres of prime soil and 93 acres of statewide important soils. The Moses Kill runs through the northwest corner of the farm, and there are wetlands located in wooded areas.  

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The owners had a dairy farm for many years and raised beef cattle when they retired from the dairy business. The farm was leased by a farm family with an organic dairy herd until June 2019.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Water access description:

There is a good well supplying the dairy barn. The Moses Kill runs though the northwest corner of the farm.

Barns/structures description:

The property has been operated as a dairy farm and includes a barn with 56 tie-stalls, 3 steel box stalls,10 calf stalls, and barn cleaner. The milk house has a bulk tank, and pump for a pipeline system. There is a 20X60' vertical silo with an unloader. There is a good well and hook-ups for a mobile home.

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

Livestock/crops description :

The farm has been a dairy and beef farm. There are no restrictions on the type of livestock.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Description of tenure options:

The farm is for sale. The owners are not interested in any kind of lease arrangement. They prefer to sell the land to a farmer.

Additional Information

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:

The farm is located in Washington County which has a strong farming presence with nearby equipment, feed and veterinary services.