Rice's Roots Farm - 228 Acres for sale - Petersham, MA

The Land

Property owner

Farmer or farm family

Location

204 East Street, Petersham, MA 01366

Total number of acres available with this property

228

Acres of cropland or tillable land

37

Acres of pasture

0

Acres of forested land

175

Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

  • Drilled well

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

An existing two-story barn in good condition, approximately 100’ x 40’ with a 12’ x 12’ addition on the north side occupies the west portion of the unrestricted area. There are two 144’ x 20’ hoop houses. The barn is serviced by a drilled well with a line to the hoop houses. .

Farmer housing

None available

Farmer housing details

4.87 acre excluded from the Conservation Restriction area with a potential building lot.

Equipment and machinery

None available

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

No

Is the property protected with any type of Conservation Easement?

Yes

Easement details

228 acres of land subject to a permanent Conservation Restriction held by the Town of Petersham with a 4.87 acre excluded area with a barn and a potential building lot.

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

Yes

If you have a management plan, please upload it

Is the property certified organic, or does it qualify for organic certification under federal organic regulations?

No

If the property is contracted to be sold through a real estate agent, please provide name of agent and/or agency and the MLS #

Keith Ross, LandVest, Inc., MLS #: 72962214

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

  • Property for sale

Sale price

$545,000

Additional Information

228 acres of land subject to a permanent Conservation Restriction held by the Town of Petersham with a 4.87 acre excluded area with a barn and a potential building lot. There are 37 acres of fields and 175acres of professionally managed forests. The property has 1633 feet of frontage on the south side of East Street and 743 ft on the north side along with 2616 feet of frontage on the east side of Quaker Drive. The property is nearly surrounded by other conserved lands with extensive views of the surrounding hills. An existing two-story barn in good condition, approximately 100’ x 40’ with a 12’ x 12’ addition on the north side occupies the west portion of the unrestricted area. The barn is serviced by a drilled well. Two hoop houses 144' x 20' and 144' x 30'. Moccasin Brook crosses the property at the base of the fields.

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