NYFarmQuest #: fq18505

121 acres Farmland and Woodlands in Danby NY Vandebogart Road near Ithaca


121 acres farmland and woods near Ithaca NY in the Finger Lakes Region.

This property checks off all the boxes and has a lot to offer.  Located on Vandebogart Road in Danby, just 15 minutes south of Ithaca, sits this amazing sprawling 121 acre farm property.  Vandebogart Road is a short loop road with only a handful of houses and minimal traffic.  This property is part of a multigenerational farm that hasn’t been on the market in over 50 years.  As you enter the property from the road there is a stream located on the right that extends all the way up to the top of the hill and leads into a small gorge in the southwest woodlot.  Down near the road is a small grassy field that opens up into a large cornfield.  As you work your way towards the top field, the property becomes wider and more dramatic.  The topography is gently sloped down towards the road with an existing farm driveway located in the middle of the fields for good access.  The views this property has to offer are amazing!  Several sites would offer up great spots for building your new home.

The land consists of approximately 55 acres of open fields, 6 acres of wildlife field and 60 acres of woods.  The fields have been used for rotational crops and the current farming practice is No Till to help prevent soil erosion and retain soil nutrients.  There are a couple of fields that could possibly be certified organic.  The majority of the soils on the property are Bath, Erie, and Valois silt loam soils.  Wildlife abounds offering plenty of habitat for deer, turkey and small game.  There are two small overgrown wildlife fields with some wild apples and dense areas for deer bedding.  The woods have been well-managed and offer significant amount of Hard Maple.  The majority of the woods are all gently sloped towards the road offering an ideal property for a pipeline for maple sap collection and syrup production.  Various other species of timber include cherry, oak, ash, and some soft pines with a significant amount of marketable timber.  There is a small rocky bottom run off stream that meanders down through a small gorge that offers a spot for wildlife to get a drink.  This property would make a great spot for some homesteading with abundant fields for pasturing livestock, growing vegetables, potential for maple syrup production, Hemp production, and a vegetable or meat CSA.  The possibilities are endless!

Located only 15 minutes from Ithaca and the Farmer’s Market.  Don’t miss out on this one to plant your roots in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region.  There is no gas lease and all the oil, gas and mineral rights transfer.  Soil data is available upon request.

Attractively priced at $262,900.  Contact Brian Jackson 607-280-1058 for more information and to schedule a private showing.

Size: 121.0 Acres Price: $ 262,900.00
Town: Danby County: tompkins-county
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Square Footage: School District: Ithaca
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  • Brian Jackson
    Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
    Phone: 607-280-1058
    [email protected]

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