Hollister Brothers

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Property Location
83 Hollister Road, Whitehall, NY
[Washington County]
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542 acres available
226 open acres for farming
315 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

The property has been a productive dairy farm with one of the highest herd averages for milking two times a day in NY State.  This farm does not qualify as organic at this time.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The farm is currently an active dairy farm that has been in the family for 225+ years.  One of the original chartered farms noted in the History of Washington County.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • fencing
  • water
  • barns/structures
  • housing
  • equipment
  • electrical

Fencing description:

Barb Wire for livestock..in non-tillable areas.

Water access description:

Main farm has two wells, a pond and a spring that has run continuously for as long as I can remember. One of the parcels has frontage along the Poultney River on the VT border.  Most parcels have a brooks or water as well.

Barns/structures description:

Large...15 year old Morton building with stansions, watering bowls feed area with head locks push off manure ramp; holds 50+ animals. Large Morton building machinery storage shed. Three sided metal machinary storge shed, milking barn complex, with holding area, feed area and freestall barn all cattle buildings have push off manure ramps or accress to a functional manure slurry store for 120 cows. Cattle and equipment may be purchased separately.

Farmer housing description:

To be determined.

Equipment description:

Will be sold separately.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

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

Livestock/crops description :

Property has been a dairy farm in this family for 225+ years.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Additional Information

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?:

No