Lewis Family Farm, Essex, New York, United States For Sale | FT Property Listings

April 28, 2024 | by magnews24.com

Nestled between Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains in Upstate New York, the Lewis Family Farm is a testament to the vision and determination of its creators, Sandy and Barbara Lewis. Rarely does a property of this size and grandeur become available. This vast 1100+ acre farm and cattle ranch is a thriving organic ecosystem where sustainable practices harmonize with the land, fostering a balance absolutely necessary for a healthier environment. In an increasingly troubled world, this is truly a sanctuary, free from rising oceans, shrinking shorelines, and natural disasters that occur more and more frequently in other parts of the world. The Lewises have channeled wisdom, respect for soils, and determination into crafting a property that seamlessly blends functionality with aesthetic appeal. No expense was spared in redeeming the land from past tresspasses. Thoughtfully planned infrastructure, including 12 barns for varying purposes, six farmhouses, including the owner’s restored 1880 homestead, ensures that every aspect of the farm is optimized for efficiency and prepared for the future. The cattle are hardy for our winters and only eat organic grass. There are no antibiotics in the water here. The commitment to sustainable agriculture ensures that the land remains bountiful for generations. Lewis Family Farm is iconic. Incredibly beautiful, strategic, and free of impurities… This unique property sets a new standard, proving that responsible land management is not just an ideal but a practice deeply ingrained in the farm’s ethos. The wealth of on-site resources includes a maple sugarbush, two rock quarries, apple trees and grape vines, plentiful wildlife, including deer, turkey partridge and numerous song bird species, miles of interior and exterior electric fencing, subsurface tile drainage at 25′ intervals using modern materials and state of the art laser trencing for drought and flood mitigation. There is abundant clean water from 16 wells, a farm pond, purposely built with a dry hydrant readily available for firefighting if the need ever arises.The Lewis Family Farm is a legacy waiting to be embraced by those who share the same passion for organic living and the boundless beauty of the North Country.

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