Heliotrope Hill Tree Farm

Posted on July 6, 2015Last updated 1 year ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

26 Old England Road, Ipswich, MA

Total number of acres available with this property:


Acres of cropland or tillable land:


Acres of pasture:


Acres of forested land:

Not Applicable
Farm Information

Water sources present


Water sources details

Modest amounts are available from existing sources, sufficient for livestock or limited drip irrigation. Possibility of a new well has been explored, and found entirely feasible.

Barns, sheds or other structures

None available

Farm infrastructure details

The offer is fundamentally for land, as is. All options are available for discussion, with terms of agreement to reflect additional investments requested. Direct road access is present, suitable for purposes such as farm stand sales.

Farmer housing

None available

Farmer housing details

A mobile home would be a possibility for overnight or short stays.

Equipment and machinery

None available
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent

Property for lease

The hope is to find a farmer that is interested in a modest sized operation, with the respectful husbandry of the land as a prominent goal.
Additional Information


For 20+ years this area was used for Christmas trees.  It was clearcut 2 years ago, and has been fallow since, with weed control via mowing.  Much of the area has been identified by the USDA as farmland of statewide importance.  There is an adjacent 3-4 acre parcel still in Christmas trees, and owner would consider opening that space up for a new enterprise as well.  This is intended as an invitation to anyone with interest to discuss options, needs, improvements, etc.

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