61 Parker Road, West Sand Lake, NY
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120 acres available
60 open acres for farming
60 wooded acres / other
Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Rolling and sloping hills and woodlots, with pond and stream. Currently in hay production. Organicly operated. Hosting several rescue horses, which need not continue. Small flock of free range chickens for personal consumption. Also, personal production of maple syrup and honey. Bass stocked pond.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
Hobby farm. Continuous hay production. Horse boarding. Intermittent rearing chickens, pigs, goats, beef cows for personal consumption.
Infrastructure and equipment:
Two of four fields fenced for horses.
Water access description:
Pond, intermittent stream, and well.
7 stall barn with hay loft, tool shed/chicken coop. Hay storage shed.
Farmer housing description:
The housing on the property is currently generating rental income but could be included in farm rental or lease.
There are two living quarters:
A two bedroom apartment over the three-car garage.
A 6 bedroom, 2.5 bath 18th century with oil heat, generator backup, and internet. See AirBnB profile. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/45259788
Small tractor, brush hog, bale conveyer, hand tools.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
Horse rescue currently in operation. Would need a transition period to find suitable alternative pasturing.
Description of tenure options:
Seeking a farmer to utilize the land and have a productive operation. Would be open to having a CSA or agritourism venture. Plenty of wooded area for mushrooms or other silviculture opportunities.
Farm house and apartment are currently occupied or being used as AirBnB. Looking for a lessee. Garage apartment rented separately. Owner's family live adjacent to farm and would continue small time harvesting of maple sap, access to pool, and use of pond and trails.
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
June farm, A a successful tourist farm/bar/pizza restaurant/ event venue neighbors the the farm. Anything complementary is welcome, although township approval is required.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:
Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:
Any additional information about this property:
East Greenbush school district.
5 minute drive to West Sand Lake.
15 minute drive to Albany.