Flashburn Farmstead

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Property Location
115 butrick rd, ferndale, ny
[Sullivan County]
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10 acres available
7 open acres for farming
3 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Wellsboro gravelly loam and Oquaga-Arnot complex, 8 - 15 percent slope

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

Land sits on the side of a hill and is currently used as a metal studio, it has a small house, a shop building, and a beautiful stone-wall foundation from a once standing barn. Most of property is fields where horses graze for two months out of the year. Currently in process of building up new infrastructure

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Land was used as a cattle farm about 30 years ago, has been used as a sculpture garden and metal shop ever since.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • water

Water access description:

There is a fresh spring that runs out of the side of the mountain where the property is situated and a well.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

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

Livestock/crops description :

Currently there is only local black and red raspberries (and some blackberries) that grow wildly. Horses.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, Partnership

Description of tenure options:

Looking for an experience farmer to help start a new farm, specifically looking to grow mushrooms and different types of berries. Also would like to set up eco-tourism garden-rental situation for weekenders and people looking to get away

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Preferences: Mushrroms, Berries, mixed vegetable gardens, fruit trees. Restrictions: none really.

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?:

Yes