Charlotte Berry Farm

57 acres • $592,000

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Russ Beatty

Property Location:

4702 Ethan Allen Hwy, Charlotte, VT 05445
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

56.7

Total acres available for agriculture:

40.0

Acres of forested land:

5.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

38.0

Acres of pasture:

21.0

Other open and/or non-farmable land:

Area around 3 barns, log cabin and farm stand area.

Quality of land:

Overall quality of land is good. The 5 acre blueberry grove is managed conventionally. The 21 acres of fields have not had pesticides applied in the past 5 years. We have grown vegetables, sunflowers and pumpkins in the fields with good results.

Farm Information

Water sources present:

Available

Water sources details:

Two irrigation ponds on the farm, one on the north side and the larger on the south side. We use an above ground lay-flat type of irrigation system powered by two pumps.

Barns and sheds:

Available

Farmer housing:

Available

Farmer housing details:

There is a 4 season 2 bedroom log cabin with 2 full bathrooms. Plenty of storage in the dry basement, and there is a building site on the property if the new owners want to build their own home. The log cabin could then be used for farm workers or rented out.

Equipment and machinery:

Available

Equipment and machinery details:

Equipment includes, 6'brush hog, 8' disc harrow, mulch spreader, Gator, golf cart, de-baler, seeder, strawberry planters, tools in work shop, water softener system, soft serve machine, several chest freezers, house appliances, miscellaneous pruning tools and other small equipment. Tractor equipment is available at an extra cost.

Farm infrastructure details:

There are three total sheds, one has a workshop, and three open bays, one has three open bays and the other has two open bays, a storage area and an office area. There is also a farm stand right on busy route 7.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for sale

Property for sale:

Property is for sale and is conserved under the Vermont Land Trust. For questions about the conservation easement, please contact the Regional Stewardship Manager at VLT, Cara Montgomery. The property does not currently have the Option to Purchase at Agricultural Value restriction meaning that the buyer does not need to be a qualified farmer. The farm is for sale at the appraised value.

Sale price:

$592,000