462 - field and barn
459 Old Post Road, Ghent, NY
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3 acres available
3 open acres for farming
0 wooded acres / other
Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
A great site with 3 acres on a sloping west hillside with 3 story side hill barn. (approx 1500 s per floor) Field has not been farmed in years and soil is good. Recent cover crops in the past 2 years: rye, sudex and red clover. Winter rye planted this past autumn 2017. Barn has new 200 amp service, is structurally sound and water tight. No water on site currently but the possibilty of well dig to accessible watertable at base of field slope if water required per crop requirements.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
Old farm property...my family lives in the original farmhouse across the street from the field. The field has not been farmed over the past decade or so. Previously used for pumpkins and corn. Past 2 years have run cover crops of rye, sudex and red clover to increase nitrogen level in soil and prepare for eventual crop usage.
Infrastructure and equipment:
3 storey sidehill barn 20 feet from roadside.
Dry and plumb with new 200 amp service.
Approx 1,500 sf per floor = 4,500 sf
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
Unfenced field.Field most suitable for crops.
Description of tenure options:
Looking for a solid lease and or partnership going forward with someone who knows farming. Potential CSA use or extension of similar existing operation in the area Open for discussion and ideas with farmers, restaurant owners, small batch distillers, etc...
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
To be discussed dependant on the proposed usage of the land.