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Saugerties - 5 Acres - Share/Partnership

Saugerties - 5 Acres - Share/Partnership

February 2, 2015

Contact: Vivian and Jim Beatrice at (845) 750-2106 or codyfarm@hughes.net

Property Address:
Charles Smith Rd
Saugerties, NY 12477

This land is available for: Share/Partnership

Acreage available: Approximately 5 acres

Land Use:
The property has been used to grow vegetables and had a 200 hen flock of laying chickens. The lower field lends itself to some kind of animal operation with the completion of an unfinished barn, as well as having amazing soil for growing vegetables. Possible use of Alice Chalmers G Tractor to the mechanically inclined. We are envisioning a shared use of the property and possibly some of the structures.

We are open to any ideas/arrangements from collaborating to leasing.

Land Description:
The property consists of about 30 acres total of which ~ 7 acres are cleared and have been used for growing a variety of vegetables and fruit. The lower field has amazing tioga soil. The remainder of the property is wooded. The entire acreage borders on the Kaaterskill Creek, complete with swimming hole big enough for laps.

Organic: Yes (WITHOUT certification)

Conservation Restrictions: No

Water Sources:
The property's back border is the Kaaterskill Creek with a 45 foot swimming hole and a 60 foot waterfall one mile upstream creating a cleansing natural aeration, good for irrigation. There is also a small man-made pond.

Building(s) Available:
The property has the following buildings available:
(1) A large two story barn that housed 200 laying chickens.
(2) A large solar oriented greenhouse attached to an old two story barn that could use some TLC to be made into a year-round functional space
(3) An incomplete animal barn [no sheathing] with nice size two by four corral. (4) A barn community/distribution space with walk in underground cooler
(5) A small cottage with sleeping loft, 1 bath of roughly 800 square feet.
(6) Various other barns and structures that have not been used in a while, but may be restorable with some time and TLC.

There are other houses on the property that we will keep for personal use.

Housing Available: Yes

Directions to the property: 5 miles to Saugerties Village

Other Details:
We would also be open to folks who would be interested in creating an Eco-village, building their own tiny homes or yurts and 'growing community' with us.