14 greenhouses and several auxiliary buildings as well as a 4 bedroom house for lease in Cedar, just South of Nanaimo.
4 glass greenhouses that are 50’x300’ (15,000 square feet each, a total of 60,000 square feet) and
10 poly houses measuring 30’x200’ (6000 square feet each, for a total of 60,000 square feet as well).
Auxiliary buildings include an office and storage/loading building with soil mixer as well as a barn with very large coolers.
Ideally the whole facility will be rented to one tenant with an established business
Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes - This land opportunity is participating in the BC Land Matching Program. To start a conversation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Total land size in acres
120,000 sqft in concrete floored greenhouses, acreage also available for cultivation if desired, amount to be discussed
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes - there are additional paved spaces where more greenhouses could be constructed if desired
State of the surface of the cultivable area
greenhouses have concrete floors, rest of the land is flat and currently in hay and grains
Description and historical use of land available for farming
originally a tree nursery for the forestry industry, then a commercial bedding plant nursery
Yes - paved road access to all greenhouses and lots of parking
Yes - power to all greenhouses and buildings
Long-term goal or vision for land
The goal is to lease the land to one grower to run a long term, successful business, fully utilizing the space.
Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
Current residents living on property
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - 4 glass greenhouses - 50’x300’ (15,000 square feet each, a total of 60,000 square feet) and
10 poly houses - 30’x200’ (6000 square feet each, for a total of 60,000 square feet.
Auxiliary buildings which can be rented as well:
- large office and storage building, with bathrooms, a large loading bay and soil mixer
- barn with cooler rooms with loading bays as well as for storage of machinery, plastic trays and pots with 2 soil distributors and lots of inventory of plastic trays and pots, as well as rolling shelves with an electric ox to pull them
- special storage shed just for wooden pallets
- workshop which could be rented if needed
Land is fenced
Yes - the 48 acre property is fully deer fenced
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes - soil mixer, "electric ox" to pull racks, miscellaneous other machinery
Water rights to these sources
Yes - The property has a dug out pond fed by a spring with pumps to water the green houses. There is an overflow and rain water recycling pond, which can also water the greenhouses.
Yes - 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with large kitchen and nice patios with a private garden area could be rented to the tenant
Restricted access of visitors
No - customers and staff are welcome to access the site at the tenant's discretion
Types of production you are open to
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
Yes - potential for some mentorship from the previous owner who ran a large commercial nursery available to the right tenant
Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
to be determined, ideally long term if all goes well
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