14 acres for lease, with house - Foster, RI

The Land

Property owner

Private non-farming landowner

Location

102A Plainwoods Rd, Foster RI

Total number of acres available with this property

20

Acres of cropland or tillable land

2.5

Acres of pasture

1

Acres of forested land

14

Other open and/or non-farmable land

The land is mostly wooded. There is a small lake at the back side of the land that is part of the Foster Land Trust.

Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

  • Drilled well

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

The large shed has had electric power in past and working to have this reconnected. Primarily the barn is a work place but may support 1-2 horses or other animals.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

4 bed room farm house, 1.5 baths.

Equipment and machinery

None available

Is the property enrolled in a current use or other state program that affects property taxes?

No

Is the property protected with any type of Conservation Easement?

No

Is there a forest management plan for forestland on the available property?

No

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

  • Property for lease

Property for lease

Circa 1793 classic New England Cape with 20+ acres of open field and woodlands. 2016 square feet of living space featuring wide board floors, original woodwork and beamed ceiling. Many updates including 200-ampere electric and 2 zone hot water head, brick lined alcove with hearthstone base and a Vermont castings wood burning stove. Large fieldstone outdoor patio. Outbuidings including a 4 bay shed and tool shed.

Restorations should be complete by August 2024 to include updated kitchen and bathrooms, repainted exterior and interior, and updated windows.

Additional Information

The Farmhouse is available for a rolling term 1-3 year lease for $3000 per month*. The land is part of the lease. Farm tenant to cover electricity, quarterly water expense for irrigation needs, and heat (home heating oil).  

The Owner is a physician and is interested in herbal remedies. Occasionally will provide education and other services on the land and at times may require use of front room or kitchen. The Owner is also not experienced in farming and is interested in learning and providing assistance if this is agreeable.

*If willing, we can attempt to find 2 tenants at $1500 per month each to share house and land.  Also will consider profit-sharing to reduce the amount of the lease.  Equipment, fencing, and other items such as greenhouses can be negotiated as well. 

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