Farm for sale near Saranac Lake, NY: 200 acres. About 1600’ road frontage by over a mile deep. Backs up against thousands of acres of state land.
The two on-grid houses are about 500’ apart and both are about 500’ from nearest neighbors. Live in the existing houses while building your off-grid compound half a mile or more from the road and neighbors. Easy access to building sites via existing field roads over well drained sandy soil. No steep ground. A small carriage house, a big old dairy barn, a big old machinery barn and an old chicken coop round out the existing buildings.
Great Mountain Views.
About 50 acres open fields for farming.
About 150 acres forestland for timber and firewood.
This is a special property with boundless potential.
Rolling fields with breathtaking mountain views to the north, west and south.
Apple orchard with variety of mature, producing, heirloom apple trees.
Wild blueberries and red raspberries.
Abundant Turkeys and Deer.
Fields for grazing livestock or growing crops.
Massive white pines on property.
Recreational and lovely moss covered trails throughout property.
Adjoins thousands of acres of state land.
“Old farm house”, c1850 — 2 stories on top of dry walk out cellar. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. About 2000 square feet heated living space. About 1000 square feet unheated rooms. New 200 Amp electric service entrance.
The front door enters the dining room with the massive original stone fireplace. To the right is the compact “New” old, vintage kitchen just put in with double drain-board porcelain iron sink. Also to the right of the dining room are the full downstairs bathroom and the stairs to the dry, stone-walled, sand floor basement. Next to the fireplace is a door to a large unheated room and two adjacent smaller unheated rooms with boundless potential. To the left is the living room with picture windows looking out to the deck and over the orchard to distant mountain views. Beyond the living room is the formal parlor, the downstairs bedroom, and the hallway with stairs to the second floor.
Upstairs is the master bedroom, two smaller bedrooms, the full upstairs bath, and the big library room with the European coal stove.
“Farmhand’s House”– 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, single story. 1500 square feet. Washer/Drier hookups. Wood stove hookup. Full height basement under half the house. Half height crawl space under the other half. 2 bay detached garage with woodstove.
All of the property is long term organic. We do not believe there have ever been any chemicals used on this land. This is north-country mountain land, not “the valley” land. However, it IS wonderfully suited for pasture, hay, and organic berry crops.
Please include your name and phone number with your inquiry. Inquiries without name and phone number will not be responded to!
We are heart-broken to consider parting with this beautiful land and home. But unforeseen fate of a serious accident has forced us to realize we should pass this wonderful property on to someone else…
However, if we don’t receive serious inquiries or offers, we shall not part with it.