#351 - A green 17-acre planned residential condominium agriculture and horse-keeping community in Marlborough, NH (southwestern) is offering communal “shares”: the buyer is able to build and own their own home on one of six available sites, as well as own a 1/7 undivided share of the 17-acre farm. Pastures, barns, and riding arenas will be communally owned and managed. All permitting, state and local, is in place as well as surveying. The farm is deeded and governed by a completed set of association documents containing covenants related to green building, alternative energy and environmental maintenance. Although the property is established and maintained for keeping horses and/or agriculture, there is no requirement of horse ownership. The owner will consider any and all creative purchasing/partnering/building/development options. Asking $75,000/share, negotiable.
#390 - Farming opportunity in Lyme, NH (west-central): a 42A parcel with 5or more acres of excellent agricultural soils for row crops, two hoophouses, ten acres of pasture (more on neighboring lands) plus sixteen additional acres of recently-cleared woodlands, berry field and small apple orchard. Owner currently has small pick-your-own operation and is looking for an experienced farmer to take the lead in expanding the operation in a way that is commercially viable and ecologically sensitive.
#463 - Farm property for lease in Milford, NH (southern): 126A zoned commercial/industrial, of which about 80A are tillable and 30A are currently farmed, with a mile of river frontage and 600’ of frontage on busy road, ideal for a farm stand. There is a 20’ x 30’ building in place with ample parking, an irrigation pond, 24” sewer main, town water, and three-phase electric system.
#498 – Working dairy farm and farm stand for sale in Bath, NH (northwest-central): 257A includes about 160A tillable. Buildings include: 200-cow free stall milking barn with bull barn and calving barns attached; double-6 milking parlor and new milking equipment, surgery room and office area; a 90-head heifer barn; superhutch; sawdust pole barn; two big bunker silos; commodity shed and grain bins; 4-bay machine shop and a 2-bay heated shop; three 26’ x 72’ greenhouses (two heated); three-bedroom 1.5 bath house with full basement, new oil burner and an outdoor wood-burning furnace, new roof, siding and windows, and an attached one-car garage. Trailer lot includes water, septic and electric. Property is located along a main highway, ideal for established farm stand business. Owner will consider a subdivision of the property, selling house, barns and 40A with a ten-year purchase option on the remainder of the land.
#513 – Organically-certified farm property for sale in Belmont, NH (southern): about 5A includes large flat open areas for vegetable gardens, recently used as pullet and broiler farm for chickens; turkeys, cows, pigs, sheep and goats were raised in the past. Buildings include three poultry houses, eight floors total, with about 40,000 capacity, including all attached equipment such as Big Dutchman feeding systems, Brock grain bins, Aerotech fans, digital thermometers, Shenandoah propane brooders and Ziggy nipple watering system; four-bay oversized garage; horse/livestock barn; newly-renovated four-bedroom, two-bath house with all new heating, plumbing, electrical, septic and siding. Additional acreage may be available for purchase from abutter. Property is located on dead-end road but close to shopping and major highway. Asking 468,000.
#528 - Farm in Goffstown, NH (southern) for rent: 11.4A, of which about 2-3A are in meadow and the balance in woodland with stone walls. Buildings include a three+ bedroom, passive-solar home, of which only a three-room basement apartment is available as well as a third floor, with the balance of the house to be occupied by current owner; three woodstove-heated sheds, one an office shed, the second a guest bunkhouse and the third a 12’ x 24’ greenhouse/art studio. There are a 30’ x 40’ raised-bed garden, five perennial flower gardens, a “starter” orchard, and two berry patches. The property is under an agricultural restriction and the owner wishes it to stay environmentally friendly.
#534 – Prime farmland for lease in Chichester, NH (south-central): 2-3A have previously been grazed. There is a small barn available. Owners are initially interested in a short-term (one year) lease that could be renewed, and are willing to negotiate use of the land in exchange for some land improvement and possibly some produce.
#632 - Farm for Sale: 42A in rural Acworth, NH (south-west). The rich sandy loam soil has been improved for 33 years and grows beautiful fruits, vegetables, and grass. There is a 60 tree heritage apple/pear/peach/plum orchard, rows of a variety of berry bushes, herb garden, and strawberries. Approximately 5A of pastureland where horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, and poultry have been raised. The woodlots are mixed hard and soft woods. Sustainably managed. The brook with an old water mill site, runs past the gardens and orchard then down around the sugarhouse. A small man made spring fed pond for swimming and irrigation is on the property.
The 1,900 sq ft farmhouse with root cellar, has a slate roof and was hand built of hewn logs. There are 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. The barn is from the mid 1800's and was salvaged and reassembled on a stone foundation in 1990. It has a 2 bay garage, a woodshop, other workshops, and tool storage. Hay loft above w/antique hay forks for loose hay. A vegetable washing/garden shed with large soapstone sink built off the back. Other buildings include: a 23'x 24' walk in animal barn, an art studio with sales room, and bedroom above; 3 bay equipment shed with attached (equipped) blacksmith shop at one end, and 3 season sleeping area on the other; rustic 12' x 16' finished wood heated log cabin; and a completely equipped maple sugarhouse. There is a pounded deep water well. All buildings are wood heated and electricity from the grid. Asking $355,000.
#642 - Farm for Sale: 21A+ in East Concord, NH (south-central.) Well-drained, organic managed Windsor soils with two, year round brooks and small forest. House and 40' x 50' barn are from the mid 1800's, both needing modernizing. Land is currently being hay cropped three times each season with dairy manure application.
Location is ideal for retail agricultural applications: fruit or vegetable production with farm stand; riding academy and training center; veterinarian practice; small dairy operation retailing ice cream, yogurt, cheeses, etc.; agricultural or outdoor education center. $250,000.
#650 - Quaker City Land Trust Homestead for Lease: 7A (2A cleared) in Unity, NH (southwest). Property includes: a two bedroom hand-built house, with wood heat, composting toilet, limited gravity-feed well water, and electricity; two sheds (8' x 10' and 12'x 12'; two large shared gardens; and several apple trees. The property needs some work, finishing interior in parts of the house, and former pasture restoration/re-creation. Space is available for small-scale livestock and vegetable production. No pesticides have ever been used. Located on a community land trust and available for a year of provisional membership with a long-term lease probable after the initial year. Quaker City Land Trust seeks a homesteading-minded family interested in putting down roots and developing a sustainable long-term vision for this property. QCLT was formed in 1994 by the residents of a cooperative "back to the land" neighborhood for the 1960's. Leaseholdrs share access to common land and community woodworking shop. Shared resources, skills, and trading work are valued parts of the community.
#660 - Farm for Sale: 85+ A located in Dover, NH (southeast). The prime farmland is currently in hayfields. Includes 15A of mixed woodland. This is a former dairy farm. The 1800's New England farmhouse has 3 bedroom and one bath. The single car garage and 40' x 60' barn are attached to the house. Also, on the property is a pole barn and work shed. City water. The zoning is for light industry and commercial, agriculture is a permitted use. Great location for farm commercial benefits.
#672 - Farm for Sale: 22+A in Gilford, NH (central). Land in a combination of rolling land and gentle sloping land, flat along the Gunstock Brook. There are 20A protected by a Conservation Easement. Approximately 2A are currently cultivated with root and vegetable crops. All organic soils and crop rotation. The farmhouse is a large Arts and Crafts Bungalow style, built in 1922, much of the home was remodeled over the last 15 years, well maintained. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, two floors plus a full basement with concrete floor and walls. Two dug wells for water source. Three story 24'x 30' utility barn, built in 1922, main floor room for two vehicles, and a workshop, upper floor a finished 10'x 14' spare room, lower floor storage space and former dairy setup. Former milk-house currently used for storage, has new shingles. Two story 24'x 32' barn, drive through garage and dairy area, second floor large, clean, and dry storage area. Hoop greenhouse. Willing to consider partial owner financing.
#676 - Barn and Farmland for Sale: 6.44A located in Richmond, NH (southern). A 32'x 44' post and beam barn built in 1995, and acreage to build a home. Included is a drilled well, and approximately 1700 blueberry bushes. Nice little mini blueberry farm on a country road set high on a hill.