Mettowee Farm

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Property Location
Route 12, Granville, NY
[Washington County]
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283 acres available
140 open acres for farming
143 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Fields are being hayed. Partial fencing. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Farmable fields used as hayfields for past 40 year. No chemicals fertilizers or pesticides. There are logging roads throughout the wooded portion of the property, which contains a dormant  slate mine. Wooded acres have been logged selectively over the years and used for maple syrup production. There are beautiful stone walls separating the pastures.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • water
  • electrical

Water access description:

Well, beaver ponds and stream 

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 :

Anything except corn.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, For Sale

Description of tenure options:

Minimum 5 year lease or sale.
Lease with option to purchase also available.

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

No inorganic pesticides, fertilizers to be used. Regenerative farming practices preferred but not required.

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:

Farm is located on NY/Vermont border directly opposite an artisanal cheesemaker's operation. Town also has local maple syrup and honey producers and apple orchards. Fantastic views of Vermont from upper fields. The property has a beautiful, historic home and outbuildings in need of complete renovation.