418 acre organic dairy for sale, with house - Benson, VT

Posted on May 25, 2022Last updated 1 month ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

5442 Route 22A Benson Vermont

Total number of acres available with this property:

418.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

230.0

Acres of pasture:

130.0

Acres of forested land:

50.0

Is the property protected with any type of Conservation Easement?:

Yes

Easement details:

Farm is conserved with Vermont Land Trust.. ask for a copy of the easement to be sent to you if interested in purchasing
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

Drilled well
River/stream

Water sources details

well and 4000 feet of Hubbardton River frontage runs thru the farm

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

1800's 10 room 4 bedroom home with upgraded heat and cooling system

Equipment and machinery

None available

Equipment and machinery details

not included in sale price but may be negotiable for a fee
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Property for sale

Farm is conserved with Vermont Land Trust.. ask for a copy of the easement to be sent to you if interested in purchasing

Sale price

$1,200,000
Additional Information

Description

Organic Dairy farm being offered for sale. This farm is presently milking 105 Holstein cows with room to expand. There are 180 stalls in the 75 foot by 200 foot free stall barn. Owners are including two Galaxy Robotic  Milkers. One is presently in use and the other is new and unused.. They can handle roughly 120 cows per Robotic Milker.

There are several additional barns including a combo heifer and hay barn, 2 silos, equip building attached ( to the house) oversized 2 car garage/shop and a small horse barn 10ft by 20ft

   The 1800's farmhouse has had many updates inlcuding  new paint ( inside and out) new heating system plus outdoor woodburning furnace.. heat and cooling pump units.. efficiently keeping the home comfy year round.There are presently 4 ( upstairs) large bedrooms with closets , a huge open hallway and full bath all on the 2nd level. Main level has an inviting open kitchen living room area with cast iron sink and wide board flooring ( original) there are 14 in handhewn ceiling beams ( exposed) in this post and beam home and wood floors throughout..  An iniviting separate large dining area with plenty of light leads from the kitchen. There is also a separate ( with  a sliding pocket door ) room just off the dining area set up with a pooltable and game room. Antique stain glass windows on the entry door and many  other antique features give this farm lots of  warmth and charm!

  Farm is fenced and meadows and pastures have been maintained.. 400 plus more acres are available for haying if needed ( rental basis or possible sale for 150 more acres)

   Farm is being conveyed with the two Galaxy Robotic Milkers but could be conveyed with cattle and equipment for a separate fee.

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