Pine Bush Farm

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Property Location
460 Howell Street, Pine Bush, NY
[Orange County]
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160 acres available
60 open acres for farming
100 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Soil and Topo maps attached at the bottom of the profile. Open fields: MdB—Mardin gravelly silt loam, 3 to 8 percent slopes; MdC—Mardin gravelly silt loam, 8 to 15 percent slopes ; both Farmland of statewide importance

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

Used as a vacation property for nearly 40 years, neighboring dairy farmer has conventionally grown corn and alfalfa for much of this time. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Water access description:

Property included a quarter acre pond with active spring. Landowner open to installing a spring development or well. Stream runs along length of western property boundary. 

Barns/structures description:

Dairy barn and garage on main farm property. 

Farmer housing description:

Three-bedroom house available on a contiguous property owned by same landowner. It is located on Warn Avenue a half mile walk/drive by car or tractor to the main farmstread. Includes two-car garage and 1.5 arcres of land. 

Equipment description:

Tractor and implements available for use. See photos below. 5-10 tons compost ready to be spread.  

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, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, Partnership

Description of tenure options:

Our primary goal is to take care of the land in an ongoing way. Preference for a partnership. Length and terms will be developed on an as-is basis after a trial period.

Additional Information

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Yes

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable