Lenox, MA Farm

Posted on October 11, 2016Last updated 7 months ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

140 Plunkett St, Lenox, MA 01240

Total number of acres available with this property:

6-20

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

1-5

Acres of pasture:

6-20

Acres of forested land:

1-5

Other open and/or non-farmable land

4 tillable acres on a 19-acre property. Possibility of increasing open acreage up to 12 acres.
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Water sources details

Barn and farm areas have separate access to town and irrigation water. There is irrigation water all over the property.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

There is a large 4000 sq ft barn with dry upstairs and concrete floor stalls downstairs. Possibility for private studio apartment living quarters.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

Full studio apartment in barn, well appointed.

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

New 46hp tractor, workshop and related equipment (backhoe, plows, mower, tiller). Owner would like to build a greenhouse with geothermal heating for winter growth. Many tools.
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent
Other

Property for lease

Open to leasing the land on a long-term basis (pending successful trial term). Partnership, or eventual lease-to-own situation for the right farmer.
Additional Information

Description

The farm was previously known as a sheep farm. Barn and farm areas have separately metered gas, electricity and access to town and irrigation water. There are indoor and outdoor chicken coops, and electricity outlet through the pastures. There is irrigation water all over the property. Fencing and pastures in place.

4 tillable acres on a 19-acre property located in the middle of a high traffic tourist area, near estates, resorts, recreation areas and farms. Great location for farm stand. Owner has contacts with farm to table restaurant owners and other farmers in area to help with distribution. Owner is willing to assist with labor and/or infrastucture build out/improvements. Open to leasing the land on a long-term basis (pending successful trial term), Partnership, or eventual lease-to-own situation for the right farmer.

Possibility of increasing open acreage up to 12 acres in open land.

Organic practices are important (certification not required).

 

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