The Van Dyke House

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Property Location
1715 Tarrytown Road, Feura Bush, NY
[Albany County]
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60 acres available
20 open acres for farming
40 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

NuB-Nunda Silt Loam, RhA-Rhineback Silty Loam, ScA/B-Scio Silt Loam, Ma-Madalin Silt Loam, LoB/D-Lordstown Channery Silt Loam

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

Property is a 60 acre farm in Albany County. About 20 acres fenced for rotational grazing (7 paddocks, about 2.5 acres each), with the remainder of the property being wooded. Property currently in use as a small diversified farm, centered around a New York State licensed goat dairy. Also raising grass-fed lamb, pastured pork and pastured poultry. House is an old stone farmhouse; updated, with new kitchen. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

We have owned the property for 4 years. When we bought it, it was in use as grass-fed cattle operaion, also raising pastured pigs. The property has been treated organically for at least the last 8 years. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Fencing description:

20 acre rotational grazing setup with high tensile electric - perimeter in 4-strand, divisions in 2-strand. Two paddocks in 6-strand. Sacrafice area in woven wire. 

Water access description:

Animals, house and creamery are watered with our well, which is run through softener and UV treatment system.

Barns/structures description:

Barn is 30x40 and has been in use as a New York State licensed goat dairy for 3 years. Includes milk parlor, milk house, processing room, cheese aging room and farm store. Barn has power, water, and is climate controlled (a/c & heat). There is also a large run-in suitable for larger stock (was built for cows), and two smaller run-ins used for goats and sheep.

Farmer housing description:

3 bed, 1.5 bath historic stone home. Large new kitchen, oversized 1-car garage. Septic, roof, plumbing and electric all done within the last 7 years. 

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 :

Current use is diversivied pasture based livestock operaion, with a focus on goat dairy.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Description of tenure options:

Currently only offered for sale. Asking $310,000. Open to offers.

Additional Information

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:

Current real estate listing with pictures can be found at:

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