Land Details

Torbay Bypass Road, Spaniard's Bay, NL A0A

Land ID #591

Description and historical use of land available for farming

This piece of land is close to the airport and borders on the Torbay Bypass Road, with 6.47 acres on the side near Ellard Place and the rest on the opposite side. The property has been in the current owners’ family since the 60s.You can be close to many markets, as this property is 15 minutes from the heart of St. John’s. Over the years a few vegetable crops were grown on the property and some pigs were kept. The most recent surveys are from 2013 and 2016. There is also a house/cabin on the property and some rock walls. There is fencing present along the boundary.Contact Marylou Walsh walmarylou@gmail.com, 709-726-6423.

What is the total land size in acres?

40.6 acres total, with 9 acres cleared.

Is the land cleared?

The land is mainly undeveloped with a lot of trees.

What is the cultivable area?

Approximately 9 acres at present, more could be cleared.

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What is the cultivable area?

Approximately 9 acres at present, more could be cleared.

What is the zoning?

We believe it is residential right now

Is the land presently used for agriculture? If so, what crops or livestock?

Not at present, but it has been historically as far back as the 1950s. Vegetables were grown and hogs raised.

What are the current practices? (eg. Conventional, organic)

Conventional growing was practiced

Is there road access?

Yes

Is there electricity available?

Yes

Is cell service available?

Yes

Is there a long-term goal or vision for the land?

The present owners would like to see it used as farm land.

Are there known environmental hazards? (eg. wildfire area, flooding, etc.)

none

Are there currently residents living on the property?

No

Are there any farm buildings on the property?

There is an old house on the property that has lights. There is also a garage.

What is the water source?

Two wells are on the property as well as a pond.

Are there any known water rights issues to these sources?

None.

Are there preferred agriculture products?

Any

What is the soil grade or quality?

Unknown

Preferred arrangement (eg. Lease, rent)

Sale

Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?

We don’t have the expertise, sorry.

How long would an agreement last?

Permanent Sale

Description and historical use of land available for farming

This piece of land is close to the airport and borders on the Torbay Bypass Road, with 6.47 acres on the side near Ellard Place and the rest on the opposite side. The property has been in the current owners’ family since the 60s.You can be close to many markets, as this property is 15 minutes from the heart of St. John’s. Over the years a few vegetable crops were grown on the property and some pigs were kept. The most recent surveys are from 2013 and 2016. There is also a house/cabin on the property and some rock walls. There is fencing present along the boundary.Contact Marylou Walsh walmarylou@gmail.com, 709-726-6423.



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