SUGARLOAF FARM

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Property Location
ROUTE 9D, GARRISON, NY. 10524
[Putnam County]
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250 acres available
250 open acres for farming
1 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

PRIMARILY PAXTON

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

A portion of this property is conserved by the Hudson Highlands Land Trust. It has been in hay production and used for beef cattle, horses, sheep, and chickens over the last 50 years. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Property once belonged to William H. Osborn, who was a member of a very substantial family involved in railroads, avaiation, and metal production. Current landowner has owned the property for 50 years and it has been actively farmed that entire time for hay and various livestock. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Water access description:

Year round stream and well access. 

Barns/structures description:

2-story hay barn with plenty of room for storage. 

Equipment description:

Full line of New Holland and John Deere hay and haylage equipment that could be availbel for use. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

This farm has previously been used as a 50 head beef cattle operation. The land is set up for livestock! IT would be great for a livestock farmer or potentially a horse farm. There are privately owned lots nearby that have been used for hay farming by the current landowner and could be available to the future farmer. a large portion of the additonal property available is owned and managed by the NYS DEC and the office of parks and recreation. The future farmer must be willing to cooperate with them fully. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options:

Landowner is looking to bring in the next generation of farmers to utilize his operation and the relationships that he has built on. The terms of the arrangment are open and negotiable. 

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

NONE

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?:

Yes

Any additional information about this property:

The farm is very scenic with views of the Hudson River and Castle Rock.