Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes - Contact email@example.com to learn more about this land opportunity, which is registered in the Young Agrarians BC Land Matching Program.
Total land size in acres
Yes - 12 acres
7 acres with deer fencing
Expansion potential (acres)
- Not used for agriculture -
State of the surface of the cultivable area
* Grass (including ryegrass from former orchard rows). * West-facing slope overlooking Kootenay River
Description and historical use of land available for farming
Situated on a hillside with forest on top 12 acres (and "Queens land" forest above our property) * Previous owner grew strawberries & pumpkins up through 2005.* 4 acres were in Cherries 2006 - 2010, then removed.* ~950 square foot farm-house on bottom of property (1~2 BR, 1 bath, unfinished basement), with newer woodstove and forced air electric heat. * Newer heavy-duty car cover on Elsie Holmes road (Wynndel BC). * chicken coop (good for 5 ~ 10 free-range chickens)
Yes - driveway off Elsie Holmes Rd. extends beyond house to the gated acreage
Yes - to house & barn
Long-term goal or vision for land
Could be ideal for someone getting started in a goat or sheep (llamas?) operation.
Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
Current residents living on property
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - old barn for farm machine storage & attic storage. Will re-roof in 2019.
Land is fenced
Yes - 7 acres w/deer fencing
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes - * low-hours Kubota M6040 orchard tractor w/mower, rototiller, sprayer can be available
Water rights to these sources
Restricted access of visitors
Preferred Agriculture Products
I don't know
- Slope orientation and degree of slope (specify) -
- Good drainage -
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
2 years, with option to extend
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