Organic Farming Potential on this 111.8 acres with a three bedroom ranch house and barn complex.

Hobbs and Prospect
Stanfordville, NY
Offered at $1,495,000
MLS Number: 238210

Property Status: For Sale
Property Type: Farm
Year Built: 2000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Lot Size: 111.80 Acres
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    Property Features: A fine location to build your home, Barn, Garage, Pond, Potential Horse Farm, Privacy, Views

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    Productive Farmland at its best!
    111.8 acres of land with ponds and a year round stream.

    Highfield has been a noted livestock farm for a number of generations, and currently is host to a heard of prize winning Belted Galloway cattle. The farm is well located in the
    delightful Willow Brook valley, which is home to a mix of farms and residences. It attracts those seeking rural ambiance within easy access of charming market towns, such as Rhinebeck and Millbrook, and only 90 miles from New York City.

    The property consists of one individual tax lots of 111.8 acres. There is considerable road frontage on Prospect Hill Road, with more on Hobbs Lane, both in the Town of Stanford. The land could be sub-divided into a couple of estate sized parcels private access available to each lot. The area zoning is five acres, rural residential.

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service, a division of the USDA show the soils on the farm to be a mostly silt loams, including Stockbridge silt loam and Massena silt loams. The maps show that the property is “farmland of statewide importance”.

    The overall shape of the property is rectangular. With the access from Hobbs Lane, the property could be easily split into two, providing the opportunity to create a couple of magnificent land
    parcels, large enough for a significant home to be built upon them.

    There is a choice of building sites, all of which provide not only great privacy but also gorgeous views down the valley or across to the back end of Stissing Mountain. Please see the attached map, which shows the access points as well as the possible location of future home sites.

    To the south of the property the land is bordered by a wet land, which is not only protective in nature but also provides a breeding ground for all kinds of wildlife, from wild turkey to trophy sized, White Tail deer. The woodland is a mix of evergreens and deciduous hardwoods.

    The vast majority of the land is open and gently undulating. To the southern end, a stream cuts through the property, while a series of three ponds to the northern end provide additional watering and a charming aesthetic .

    The land is currently producing corn and hay, as well as grazing for the cattle and sheep. There are
    numerous horse riding trails, as well as a neighborhood trails system which enables one to hack, hike or cross county ski for many miles through some of the counties pretties countryside.

    The property offers the owner an opportunity to place conservation easements on the land, for potentially
    significant tax benefits, both Federal and State.

    111 Acre Parcel: On entering the property from Prospect Hill Road, the barn complex consists of a hip roof barn with stalls, and a secondary barn used for auctions. They are both equipped with water and electricity. In addition is a four ranch house of approximately 1900 sq. ft. with a separate well, septic and high speed internet/cable buried to the house.

    5.06 Acre parcel: This parcel is also available for sale at an additional price. Besides providing valuable access to the rear of the above property, this additional land parcel has a charming one bedroom house, originally built in 1986 but recently upgraded and improved by the current owner. It is a perfect guest, staff or income producing cottage, which could be easily expanded.