Finger Lakes Dairy Farm with Home For Sale in Central NY
A well established and improved Finger Lakes area dairy farm for sale with 438 free stalls. Main free stalls, built in 2009 and addition built in 2014. Has 310 sand bed stalls, is set up as a 6 row center drive-through with 14 foot ceilings for excellent ventilation. Barn is well maintained and in good condition. Manure is scraped to a pump house with a H.D. Houle piston pump which transfers it to a concrete floor lined large manure lagoon for long term storage. The cows are milked, three times daily, in a 16 cow flat parlor in the original cow barn.
There is a 56x140 Cover-All barn, built in 1997 with drive by alley for feeding. There are 60 free stalls for lactating cows and 27 stalls for dry cows.
A 45x180 heifer barn with metal roof & curtain sides holds 180 cows. There are 120 free-stalls in 3 rows for heifers 6+ months and a bedded pack for younger ones. There is a 4 ton hopper bottom feed bin. there is a large calf hut raising area supplied with 4 water hydrants. The dairy complex is well laid out.
The main farm house is a two-story 3,220 SF home. Featuring 9 rooms including 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. It was built in approximately 1850. It has been extensively upgraded and renovated but sill maintains its original charm. The floors and doors have been stripped and varnished. The kitchen in modern and opens to a large den/family room with picture windows providing a Cayuga Lake view. There is a front porch and large open rear deck. The house is well maintained and in good condition.
Further up Morgan road is a second 1,813 SF farm house. It is 2 story, wood-frame, and it is used for farm labor housing. It has a kitchen, dining room, 4 bedrooms a bath and a full basement; oil fired hot air furnace. The house is in fair condition and is in need of upgrading.
There is a 20x60, open one side, machine storage shed. Also a 27x90 wood frame barn with 80% concrete floor, partitioned as a farm shop & machine storage; fair utility - good condition.
A third farm house is located west of Route 89 and is 2,229 SF. It has 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen, living room, den and laundry room. It is oil fired hot water heat. There was $30,000 worth of upgrades completed in 2006-2007. The 3rd farmhouse is in average condition.
There is a 34x122 barn converted for horses with 10 horse stalls, tack room & office and run in area. This building is in fair condition.
LAND: Of the 544 acres comprising this farm there is 449 acres of tillable land. 50% of the tillable land is rated as Class II soils and in primarily gently, sloping Honeoye-Lima-Cazenovia series which are highly productive cropland soils. 34% of the soils have steeper grades; 8-15% slopes. They tend to be less productive because of wetness, erosion & stones. Much of the Class III soils have been improved by tile drainage over the years. There is about 90 acres of mostly woodland and some pasture. About 5 acres make up the improved farmsteads. This property is located in a designated NYS Agricultural District.
This farm has its primary setting overlooking Cayuga lake, the largest of the NYS Finger Lakes. It is also a prime vineyard grape growing area with many established vineyards nearby. The proximity to the lake and the air drainage & soil types make this farm a prime candidate to establish a new Finger Lakes area vineyard & winery. A block of vineyard quality land this large is seldom available.
This dairy farm has a verified milk market through Agri-Mark. It's a large diary family's luck find sure to please the family seeking a farm large & productive enough to support two families.
Listing ID: 31083-40067