Pettis/Windy Ridge Farm - 307 acres for sale - West Haven, VT

Posted on April 24, 2019Last updated 4 months ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

Pettis Rd, West Haven, VT

Total number of acres available with this property:


Acres of cropland or tillable land:


Acres of pasture:


Acres of forested land:


Soils map:

Is the property enrolled in a current use or other state program that affects property taxes?:


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


Is there a forest management plan for forestland on the available property?:


Management plan:

Farm Information

Water sources present


Barns, sheds or other structures


Farm infrastructure details

• 48x102’ dairy barn with attached milk room and 500 gal bulk tank; 46 tie stalls and barn cleaner in good condition • 60’ bunk feeding area • 20x60’ concrete yard with freestalls • 20x96’ trench silo • 24x60’ tool shed • 28x36 run-in shed across road • Two silos, one unloader in good condition and one that needs repair.

Farmer housing

None available

Farmer housing details

No housing will be included with the property, but the conservation easement allows for new housing to be built within the farmstead complex. The sellers intend to retain the existing house with 2 acres, which are on a separate lot.

Equipment and machinery

None available
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Property for sale

The price of the farm is contingent on an appraisal. VLT currently holds a Right of First Refusal on the property.
Additional Information


The owners of Windy Ridge Farm in West Haven are looking for a farm buyer for approximately 307 acres of conserved farmland and infrastructure. The Vermont Land Trust is assisting in this process. The property was conserved in 1998.

Property Description:

Don and Sheila Pettis operated Windy Ridge Farm first as a dairy, and then as a beef operation. The property includes 80-100 acres tillable land, 40+ acres pasture, 94 acres woodland managed under a forest management plan, and a 6 acre Farmstead Complex. A majority of the open land has soils of statewide significance. The farm is currently run as an

Purchase Price:

The price of the farm is contingent on an appraisal. VLT currently holds a Right of First Refusal on the property.

For more information, please contact Pamela Burlingame at [email protected] or (802)345-0366.

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