Single Gate Farm - 86 acres for sale, with house - Barre, VT

Posted on August 22, 2022Last updated 1 month ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

109 West Cobble Hill Road, Barre, VT

Total number of acres available with this property:

86.4

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

25.0

Acres of pasture:

5.0

Acres of forested land:

56.4

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

Yes

Easement details:

The property is conserved with the Vermont Land Trust and the conservation easement contains a Right of First Refusal for the Vermont Land Trust. For questions about the conservation easement, please contact VLT Project Director Liza Walker at [email protected] or (802) 636-7163.  

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

Yes
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

Pond
Town/municipal water

Water sources details

Onsight pond and municipal water.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

Property has 2 farmstands , one at the main farm and one on Route 302 where 6000 cars a day pass by. 2 Green houses on property, several out buildings, 1 bedroom apartment at main house for rental income, Barn has 2 floors ,3 car garage,2 pole barns.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

1 bed apartment , main house has 5 bedroms.

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

Sale does not include equipment , other then 2 green houses. 30x72 22X48
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Property for sale

Land Trust conservation easment.

Sale price

$750,000
Additional Information

Description

Therese and Scott Ackerman are selling their vegetable and hay farm in Barre, VT.

The land is not certified Organic but they have been practicing organically for the last 20 years. The owners have spent the last 23 years building the infrastructure on the farm. The farm is 86 acres in total, centrally located, and surrounded by residential neighborhoods full of potential customers.   There are approximately 30 acres of tillable cropland, 56 acres of forestland, and a pond for crop irrigation. The farm also has access to municipal water to aid with produce safety measures.  

The property consists of a large mostly updated farmhouse and an attached 1 bedroom apartment for additional income or farm labor, a large two floor barn, and 3 other outbuildings. The barn contains a chicken coop that is large enough for 200 birds. The property also has 2 farm stand locations. One is located at the main farm and the other is located at 560 East Barre Rd with 6000 cars per day passing by.  There is a 4 year old outdoor central boiler with 56 acres of woodland for firewood.

The forestland also contains a small maple grove and the Forest Management Plan was updated in 2021.   Equipment is not included in the sale of the farm but is available for sale separately.   The property is conserved with the Vermont Land Trust and the conservation easement contains a Right of First Refusal for the Vermont Land Trust. For questions about the conservation easement, please contact VLT Project Director Liza Walker at [email protected] or (802) 636-7163.  

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