Located in the Leather-stocking Region and a short drive from Cooperstown, this property offers so many opportunities for the new owner: camp or home building sites, agricultural fields, pasture, stream/wetland areas with potential for ponds, and a location near two pristine lakes in an area steeped in beauty, history, and folklore. The property is a beautiful location set up off a quiet but paved, year-round maintained road with flat to gently sloping terrain and another gravel town road with approx. 4054’ of road frontage on two sides. There is a farm driveway already into the property. There are several options for building a home or campsites or creating a small farm from the approx. 26 acres of tillable agricultural fields. There are additionally about 30 acres of pasture (some fenced) with creek/wetland. There are a couple of potential options for pond sites and also a small woodlot of approx. 3.5 acres along with tree hedgerows around the property offering cover for wildlife and potential strategic locations for tree stand or ground blinds. Between the ag fields, neighboring woodlands, and brushy undergrowth, this is an excellent habitat for attracting whitetail, wild turkey, grouse, and other area wildlife for cover, bedding, food, and water. In addition to a home or campsite, this property could be a small farm or a great place to provide pasture and turnout for horses or other livestock. Plenty of room to build your perfect getaway camp, cabin, or new home site from the numerous places for potential locations. Additional hunting, camping, hiking, and snowmobiling is available at Exeter State Forest (1957 acres) is approx. 3.2 miles, and Plainfield State Forest (1403 acres) is approx. 7.1 miles away, where the local snowmobile trails are maintained by the Exeter Trail Blazers - offering year-round outdoor activities. New owners also have their choice of outstanding fishing nearby on either Otsego Lake, approx. 4046 acres of pristine water, or Canadarago Lake, a approx. 2000 acre lake and the headwaters of the Susquehanna River, featuring many freshwater fish species, including lake trout, walleye, and perch as the most popular. The Glimmerglass State Park, only approx. 22 miles away, provides approx. 593 acres of natural woodlands, hiking, camping, and a beautiful public beach with picnic grounds. While this property is in a beautiful country setting, amenities, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment are available within a short drive. The town of West Winfield is approx. 8 miles, Richfield Springs is approx. 10 miles away, and Cooperstown is only approx. 17 miles away to the southeast. Cooperstown is world-renowned for its cultural and recreational attractions, including the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore Art Museum, Farmers Museum, Brewery Ommegang, and Glimmerglass Theatre. Oneonta is approx. 34 miles, Utica is approx. 26 miles, and Albany is approx. 1 hour and 36 minutes away. NYC/George Washington Bridge is just under four hours from this property. The property is being offered as part of a larger parcel, and a new survey has been completed/available.
Beautiful diverse ag land and fenced pasture in the heart of the famous Leatherstocking Region
Approx. 4054’ of frontage on 2 town maintained roads
Approx. 26 acres of tillable fields and approx. 30 acres of pasture
Level to gently sloping terrain offers many possibilities for building camp or home site
Ag fields, brushy cover and diverse area habitat attracts whitetail, wild turkey and wildlife with feed and bedding areas
Exeter State Forest (1957 acres) is approx. 3.2 miles and Plainfield State Forest (1403 acres) is approx. 7.1 miles away, and provide additional hunting, camping, hiking, and snowmobiling trails (maintained by Exeter Trail Blazers)
Less than a half hour drive to the world-renowned Cooperstown with amenities, cultural & recreational attractions, including the National Baseball Hall of Fame, NYS Historical Society and Fenimore Art Museum, Farmers Museum, Brewery Ommegang, and Glimmerglass Theatre.
Outstanding fishing awaits nearby on Otsego Lake covering approx. 4046 acres or the approx. 2000 acre Canadarago Lake, both with lake trout, walleye and perch among many others while fishing and boating on pristine waters.
Approx. 593 acre Glimmerglass State Park with public beach, picnic, nature trails and history Hyde Hall.
Approx. 90 minutes from Albany
Under four hours to the George Washington Bridge/NYC area