159 acres farm in Temiskaming district. A scenic 6-hour drive straight north of Toronto.
Located on a good all-weather road. Farms are all around.
8 miles from the town of Earlton, between New Liskeard and Englehart.
Good fertile soil 40 acres cleared at road, gets 42 big round bales and 3,000 square bales of hay.
Oats harvest gets approximately 160 bushels/acre from that same field.
A small river with fish running through it. Chubs, Suckers, Pickerel, occasionally sturgeon.
Some bush/lumber: white & black spruce; aspen & black poplar
Mineral rights. There are gold and diamond mines in the area.
There is no liveable house on the property. Drilled well 250 ft deep.
The original barn had burnt, a new barn 26' x 48' was built in 2001 on the same site.
There are open concept stalls now. There once were standing stalls,. probably dairy-type cattle stalls.
Could shift them into long stalls (horse tie-up stalls) by moving manger.
It would be perfect for sheep or goats or rabbits.
Truckloads of gravel brought in to build a good driveway.Field leveled - ravine filled in
Right now there is only one 40-acre field under cultivation. It is seeded to registered oats. (2007).
There is another field in the back that was in cultivation in the past.
It needs re-ploughing. It was ploughed in the wrong direction & then left, not cultivated down.
A good set of disks would chop it down, but there are tag alders and willows coming up in the dead furrows.
It is good black soil. It ranges from semi-light to quite heavy.
It is capable of growing any crops that a person would want to grow on it.
Any crops that anybody is growing in the area would thrive on it.
The neighbour is working the land on a share-crop basis.
The bridge crossing the creek needs a new wooden deck. The steel is in excellent condition.
The nearest police station is in Earlton.
The area has abundant wildlife on it, especially moose and bears, cougars, wolves, foxes, beaver, all kinds of birds, etc.
Also abundant wild plants, wild strawberries & raspberries, chamomile, red clover, wild flowers too numerous to list.
Possibilities: farming; lumbering; hunting & fishing; wildlife photography; peat moss; mining; development ...
Could commute to North Bay; Sports : skidoo (snowmobile) trails nearby
Owners cut some trees for Christmas trees and sold them in Toronto.
Some of the nearby farmers hunt moose and bear and butcher them for meat as well as farm animals.
In some years they allow a bear hunt and some years they don't.
CLIMATE: The winters can get quite cold, sometimes -30º and -40º, but it doesn't stay that cold for very long.
Being able to speak French is a great advantage. There are a lot of French-speaking people in these towns.
In some, French is the predominant language, but if you don't speak French, you can get along just fine in English.
The farm is only 6 miles from Quebec. (closest town is Notre Dame du Nord.)
(next closes & a little bigger is Rouyn Noranda).
Serious inquiries only. Sellers will not hold mortgage.
Property taxes only $2k. Asking price $200k.
ALSO FOR SALE:
1.4 acres building lot with sandy beach and rocks within 18,000 acres provincial park 295' on North Channel of Lake Huron
world class sailing on mainland but can be accessed by water or air only due to the fact that it is surrounded by 18,000 acres of provincial park which is not open to public and therefore there are no roads or trails
backing into quartz covered mountains
hunting is allowed in the park according to MNR ...
see it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyDI29-D9r4 ... it's for sale ... make me an offer