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Landowner: Greg Finch
Phone: (802) 233-3592
ENOSBURG FALLS, 208 Acre Farm in Franklin, VT
Location: Enosburg Falls, Franklin County
Tenure Arrangements Offered:
Sale at agricultural value
Quality of Land:
The farm soils are very high quality. It is made up of prime and statewide significant soil. The open acreage is made up loam type soils. They are well drained and highly fertile. The fertility has been maintained through frequent application of lime, sheep and hog manure. There have been no chemicals applied in over 20 years. The land was certified organic for many years and could be immediately re-certified. In addition, there are high quality soils in woodland acres. These could continue to grow high quality timber or be converted to agricultural use.
Farm Buildings: (7) Barns. (5) new superstructure hoop barns. 15000 plus square feet of barn space
Housing: Historic Brick Farmhouse
Water Resources: (2) ponds. (1) spring fed and stocked with trout
Currently a highly successful sheep and swine operation. We have reluctantly decided sell the farm in order to purchase a much larger operation and significantly expand our growing natural meat business. The farm features an historic Greek Revival brick farmhouse, circa 1865. It has had significant upgrades to all the internal living spaces, utilities and insulation. This farm is very functional and capable of being adaptable to a wide range of agricultural enterprises. It has been Certified Organic in past years and has had no prohibited substances applied, so could be immediately re-certified if needed. This farm is ideal for a buyer wanting a turnkey operation. It would make an excellent goat dairy, sheep/swine operation, beef enterprise or small organic dairy. The farm has been priced based on the agricultural value of the land and improvements and is not set for negotiation. $584,250 firm. Appraised value $601,400.