Saturday, April 9, 2011

Spring is happening !!

New Price - $480,000-  - our life has dramatically changed - sadly.
If this is enticing to you -- give us a call - we can talk  - lots of flexibility and extras ...
this is an amazing opportunity!

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Here what the farm has to offer!

Spencer Hill Orchard:
Certified Organic Orchard and Market Garden (BOPA#48)
Situated in the west side of the Grand Forks Valley with full sun exposure and view of the valley.
This is an established business with agritourism features. Excellent location near Hwy 3.
Large well kept home with enough accommodation as a family home and for farm workers.

Large Executive ranch style home with finished basement self contained suite. View Acerage, hardwood floors, custom fire places, solarium, laundry room, master bedroom with ensuite. Pantry and root cellar, lots of storage. Hot water heat, heat exchanger and wood backup. Attached garage - 2 bays, one is wood working workshop.

Orchard includes: 3 acres of tree fruit; 17 varieties of apples, 4 pear varities, 2 plum varieties, nectarines, peaches, apricots, cherries. Total of 365 trees. Underground timer controlled irrigation system.
Market garden - 1 acre of established beds - maintained with organic practices using rotation and cover crops.

Out buildings: Two level barn with large underground apple storage, public concession area with equipment, upper floor with open design, barn storage areas and detached walk-in cooler/cold storage. Garden sheds. Fuel storage shed. Green house- 20'X40' built in 2010. Barn received a new roof and upper story in 2009.  Chicken coop.

Farm equipment includes: Kabota tractor L2900 with loader and snow blade, 6o gallon spray tank gun and hoses- 3 point hitch mounted- pump overhauled in 2009, Rotovator- Machio B#10-110-101 serviced spring 2010, Massey Ferguson older discs, Massey Ferguson cultivator spring Tooth, four section spiked tooth harrows with extension bar, 3 point hitch fork lift, 3 point hitch post hole auger, furrower/cultivator -3 point hitch, 3 point hitch front mount fork lift, gas barrel with transfer pump, four section spring tooth harrows, two 8' aluminum picking ladders, 5 picking bags, 100 wooden boxes, 100 wooden bushel boxes, 3 mobile 1.2" sprinklers with hoses.

wood working shop:
14" band saw, 10" table saw, 12" thickness planer, 10" cut off saw, work bench with two vices, various hand tools and small power tools.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Spencer Hill Orchard- a feast for all of the senses!

Welcome to The Spencer Hill Orchard .. Our farm is for sale and we want to take you on a tour
This blog - will show you all the farm has to offer ..
and tell you the details of what comes with the farm -- when you take this farm on, it will be ready to go with all you need to be part of this amazing valley of food producers, with organic practices, and a solid market base.

and let us hear back from you .. if we have missed anything with our pictures or information.