Opportunity in Albany

132 acres • $240,000

Property Owner:

Private non-farming landowner

Contact Name:

Pat

Property Location:

Albany, VT
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

132.0

Total acres available for agriculture:

40.0

Acres of forested land:

80.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

30.0

Acres of pasture:

10.0

Quality of land:

30 acres in hay production, no chemicals for at least 15 years, 20 acres suitable for hemp or other crops. Flat with gentle slope. Additional 10 acres very dry, with high stone sill suited for hay or pasture. 6-8 acre slope that was timbered for rough pasture for goats etc..

Farm Information

Water sources present:

Available

Water sources details:

Several springs, one feeds the house and has not run dry in my 15 years living here. And a separate spring is piped to a spigot pipe near the house that was used for a now gone barn. So in ground water available from 2 separate sources. Other untapped springs on property as well.

Barns and sheds:

Available

Farmer housing:

Available

Farmer housing details:

Large farm house, 5 bedroom 1 bath. New black metal roof, new wood stove, professionally installed complete electric rewire in 2005.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Farm infrastructure details:

One small outbuilding 12x16 with overhang and one potting shed made from a maple sap building.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for sale

Property for rent

Other

Property for sale:

132 acres, 30+ acres currently hayed, 50 acre sugarbush with excellent interior access roads (last tapped in 2004, 3000 taps at that time) 12 acre rough pasture, remainder general forest. In current use, taxes $3900. Large 1850 farm house, 5 bedrooms, new black metal roof, all new 200 amp electric in 2005, new wood stove, forced air heat system available as well. Property has extensive views, quiet area and road, 2 small outbuildings (addition of your portable hoop etc., buildings fine with rent or lease), no chemicals in last 15 years at least so will certify organic if wanted. Excellent potential for hemp, other crops, continue to hay, or livestock. Many possibilities for new ownership, zero down lease to own, rent all or part, share, sell. $1200-$2150 rent, lease, or share, or 240-290k sell depending on number of acres to accompany home. References and ability to show me you can afford the farm (outside income, farming business plan, family support, etc..) more important than credit checks/scores to me. Please provide some idea of the above, your ideas and plans, in your reply to this ad. Thanks very much.

Sale price:

$240,000

Additional Information

132 acres, 30+ acres currently hayed, 50 acre sugarbush with excellent interior access roads (last tapped in 2004, 3000 taps at that time) 12 acre rough pasture, remainder general forest. In current use, taxes $3900. Large 1850 farm house, 5 bedrooms, new black metal roof, all new 200 amp electric in 2005, new wood stove, forced air heat system available as well. Property has extensive views, quiet area and road, 2 small outbuildings (addition of your portable hoop etc., buildings fine with rent or lease), no chemicals in last 15 years at least so will certify organic if wanted. Excellent potential for hemp, other crops, continue to hay, or livestock. Many possibilities for new ownership, zero down lease to own, rent all or part, share, sell. $1200-$2200 rent, lease, or share, or $240-290k sell depending on number of acres to accompany home.
References and ability to show me you can afford the farm (outside income, farming business plan, family support, etc..) more important than credit checks/scores to me. Please provide some idea of the above, your ideas and plans, in your reply to this ad. Thanks very much.