Land Listings


Berne - up to 83 acres - Share/Partnership

January, 2012

Contact: Justin Behan
For more information, call 518-872-2503.

Property address: 1234 Cotton Hill Road, Berne, NY 12023

Available for: Share/Partnership

Acreage available: 18 acres of open fields, some limited maple sugar bush and about 65 acres of woods available

Land use: We are open to a number of working situations including lease, trade and partnership opportunities. We do however, insist on organic growing methods and would require these practices for anyone growing on the property. Rustic seasonal housing is available for the right individual(s) with options for year round. We are open to proposals for produce, small livestock or poultry operations. Also, we are working on plans for a micro-brewery and would be interested in the possibility of growing hops or grains.

Organic: Yes (without certification)

Land description: There is currently about 18 acres of open fields available, some limited maple sugar bush and about 65 acres of woods available. We have a small garden now but only for personnel use. Land faces south on a gentle slope with a small stream at the bottom. Soils are moderate to good. There are two wells on the property and we currently live there in a straw bale house.

Soil description: Organic (WITHOUT certification)

Water description: There are two drilled wells on the property and a dug well. We would like to put in a pond.

Housing available: Rustic housing is available in the cottage.

Buildings available: There are two three sided metal sheds, a six stall metal horse barn, our straw bale house, a small cottage, a second 3 bedroom house that we are planning on using as the brewery, and a one car garage.

Directions: From Route 30 in Middleburgh go up Cotton Hill Road about 5.7 miles driveway is on the left near yellow mailbox.