Chesley Farm, Sheffield

Posted on August 16, 2017Last updated 3 weeks ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

1275 Chesley Hill Road Sheffield, VT 05866

Total number of acres available with this property:

301-500

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

6-20

Acres of pasture:

6-20

Acres of forested land:

151-300

Other open and/or non-farmable land

89 additional acres of open land
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Water sources details

There are two dug ponds, one drilled artisan well and three springs on the land. They are used to serve both the housing and agricultural areas of the farm.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

There is a large barn for hay, livestock and poultry in good condition on the farm, a shed for farm equipment and implements also in good condition and a very well-kept equipment shed. There are 15 acres of fenced-in pasture and the water sources mentioned above.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

Two farm houses are available - one main house with an additional option. The main house has four bedrooms and a studio and they are both in good condition.

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

There is equipment available on the land including a tractor and tools for haying.
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent

Property for lease

This land is up for lease-to-own/lease with option to buy. The price will depend on housing, barns and land use in addition to management roles and farm staff.
Additional Information

Description

In addition to the details above, the farm is equipped for much more, including:
Haying and livestock 
Vegetable, fruit and diversified meat prodution 
Conservation easement
Farmstay for local biking trail tourists 
Shelter/foster care for aging out children 
Additional housing 
We are also looking for a farm manager and farm staff to oversee all of these agicultural activities as early as this coming fall. Currently, there is a herd of beef cattle on the land, and much haying and land preparation to be completed. Housing and a generous meat share will be included in compensation. 

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