For Lease, Richmond

75 acres

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Mary Houle

Property Location:

Cochran Road, Richmond
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

75.0

Total acres available for agriculture:

58.0

Acres of forested land:

35.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

20.0

Acres of pasture:

3.0

Other open and/or non-farmable land:

12.0

Quality of land:

flat land, few stones, sandy loam, river bottom 100 apple trees producing adjacent to greenhouse Raspberries None of the available land has had any chemical application in over 5 years

Farm Information

Water sources present:

Available

Water sources details:

Douser found water at 12 feet and shallow well can be dug or water can be accesses from river by pump.

Barns and sheds:

None available

Farmer housing:

None available

Farmer housing details:

in September or October a 3BR, 2 BA mobile home will be available to rent but full background and credit check are required.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Equipment and machinery details:

owner has tractor and other ag equipment but are in use in other areas of farm and at this time are not included

Farm infrastructure details:

Erected greenhouse frame on-site 24 x 48 gothic style Power is at pole with conduit sleeve underground to corner of greenhouse. Electrician needs to ,wire, and GMP has to activate in tenant's name.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for rent

Property for rent:

negotiable

Additional Information

Richmond, Vt

Property is operating as a small farm and has been in same family since 1959. Owner is on-site farmer and raised pigs on land until 2012. Owner currently raises asparagus, rhubarb, horseradish, mints, herbs, fruit trees, connifer trees, brambles, blueberries, strawberries, nut crops. Two bee hives on-site.

Apple orchard is on site close to greenhouse frame and three different raspberries are on-site and are both areas are available for tenant lease.

In flood plain, no new buildings can be constructed unless the Ag Department certifies they are flood proofed to their standards.

Any and all improvements to existing structures must remain intact when tenant leaves, whether made by owner or tenant. Any and all improvements by tenant, must be done with acknowledgement and approval of owner prior to the installation.

Litter and waste generated by tenant and tenant operation are the responsibility of tenant and must be removed at least bi-weekly.