Albershardt Acres

The Land

Property Owner:

Private non-farming landowner

Property Location:

Granby, MA

Total number of acres available with this property:

6-20

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

6-20

Acres of pasture:

6-20

Acres of forested land:

1-5

Other open and/or non-farmable land

About 1.5 acres of poorly drained Walpole sandy loam.
Farm Information

Water sources present

None available

Water sources details

Owner will invest in a well.

Barns, sheds or other structures

None available

Farm infrastructure details

Owner will invest in outbuildings.

Farmer housing

None available

Farmer housing details

This is raw land with a lot for a house available. Owner will consider investing in building a house a few years out, but is open to working with a farmer to figure out temporary housing on-site. Owner willing to invest in septic system etc.

Equipment and machinery

None available
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent
Other

Property for lease

Owner plans to make all tillable land available except for one acre which they will retain for personal use. Owners may want to move onto the property in 5-6 years, but will maintain tillable land in a lease with a farmer. Long-term lease potential for the right farmer. Owners also willing to invest in basic infrastructure, willing to help purchase and lease out equipment, or enter into a Partnership agreement if helpful for the farmer for startup capital reasons.
Additional Information

Description

Currently this property is raw land, but owner is planning to invest in driveway, outbuildings, and electricity. Consists of about 8 acres of cleared land with prime ag soils, with potential for additional 4 acres of open land if cleared. Ability for farmer to delve into value-added products and/or farmstand if desired. Owner is highly experienced in in food safety and is opening a brewery in Eastern MA (potential to sell to brewery). Farmer tenant must use organic practices, but no need for Organic certification.  

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