350 Acre Livestock Farm, with house - Wheelock, VT

Posted on June 25, 2019Last updated 2 months ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

1275 Chesley Hill Road, Wheelock VT

Total number of acres available with this property:

350.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

26.0

Acres of pasture:

38.0

Acres of forested land:

305.0
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

Shallow well or spring reservoir
Pond
River/stream

Water sources details

Two spring-fed ponds exist in upper hayfield; perennial stream runs through property. Farmhous and barns are spring-fed.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

2-level large haybarn with two attached livestock barns (1-level and 2-level) form a horseshoe. Additional 8-open-bay equipment shed and two unattached livestock shelters. Older barns not used for dairy in many years but ready for use for livestock now. Abundant equipment storage.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

1908 sq .feet, 6 BR, 1 partial bath, single family home that requires some work (See StoneCrest Properties listing: MLS Number 4749902) https://stonecrestpropertiesvt.com/listing/4749902/1275-chesley-hill-road-wheelock-vt-05851/

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

Extensive farm equipment, including full line of square-bale haying equipment available for sale, older but in great shape: 3 Massey-Ferguson 50hp tractors: (gas-powered MF 245(1970s) and MF50 (1960s), diesel-powered MF250); New Holland 271 baler, New Holland haybine, Massey-Ferguson hay rake, Kuhn tedder, 1 hay wagon, 1 brush hog
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Property for sale

Main Farmstead with all barns listed and farmhouse for sale as one parcel; negotiable lease on adjacent, soon-to-be-subdivided, 16 acres of additional hayfield. (This land is included in available acreage for agriculture).

Sale price

$335,000
Additional Information

Description

  Great hill farm available to the right farmer--most suitable for livestock has potential for significant vegetable and maple sideline enterprises. Owner will withhold 2nd house, 2 garages, and 25 acres from original 380-acre parcel, but the 16 acres of hayfield included in that will be available for lease. The remaining 355+/- acres is available for sale at $349,000. Final sale would be pending subdivision permitting, but the farm could be eligible for farmland conservation through the Vermont Land Trust based on initial conversations with VLT staff.

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