Windy Knob Farm - Acreage for lease - Millis, MA

Posted on September 11, 2018Last updated 3 months ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Private non-farming landowner

Property Location:

140 Causeway St. Millis, MA

Total number of acres available with this property:

151-300

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

6-20

Acres of pasture:

6-20

Acres of forested land:

51-100

Other open and/or non-farmable land

About 80-90 more acres of wetland and water.

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

Yes

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

No

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

Yes

Management plan:

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

No
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

Drilled well
Irrigation system
Pond

Water sources details

Well sufficient to support three houses plus livestock and irrigation (at least in past - current owner hasn't tried). There is a pond as well.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

Two barns with taps and electricity. Two fabric type structures with electricity and water. Shipping container has been used as welding space. Partially fenced hayfield, two fully fenced paddocks. There is space for parking.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

Open to mobile housing if town permits and OK to rent nearby and be on property as much as desire. All houses currently occupied by owner and tenants.

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

1986 Ford 7106 tractor, golf cart, chain drag, mowing and tilling implements for tractor, pasture vacuum, riding mower. Hoping to have Gator UTV soon as well.
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent
Other

Property for lease

Any lease type arrangement will be considered.
Additional Information

Description

Under an hour from Boston, Windy Knob is open to farmers who'd like to raise livestock, crops or any other agricultural endeavor. 

Approximately 206 acres of rolling hills and meadows, woodlands, a pond and former Cranberry bog.  Outbuildings include two Barns, a tractor/equipment shed, two fabric type shelters and a shipping container.

For more pictures see:

http://www.windyknob.com/

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