West Canada Creek Country, New York
Property Types: Vacant Land, Recreational
Activities & Amenities
New York land with woods, fields, pasture and apple trees for Sale: This scenic and diverse recreational property, located halfway between the Mohawk River Valley and the Adirondack State Park, is characterized by gently rolling farm fields, pasture and woods. Roughly 40 acres of this parcel is; leased to a local farmer, certified organic and currently planted to corn. Approximately 103 acres was previously used as pasture and is reverting back to forest. There are 2 surface wells on the property that supply water to residents along Murphy Road. Electric and telephone utilities are available roadside.
This property lends itself to some fantastic hunting opportunities. The deer and turkey traffic in this area is simply amazing. Unharvested corn from the past growing season provided a delectable early winter treat for the local population. Evidence of black bears was found where patches of corn stalks were knocked down in their efforts to add that final layer of fat to their winter stores. Wildlife seeking refuge from predators were spotted along the edge of fields where hedgerows of dense, large trees offered immediate cover. Apple, hawthorn, ash, aspen and elm are the popular old pasture pioneers while the maples, basswood, cherry and hickory are the most prevalent species in the patches of woods present here. There are currently no hunting lease commitments for the upcoming season. The property is located in Hunting Zone 5H of the Northern Tier.
The gradual eastern uphill climb in elevation from ~1,020’ roadside to ~1,150’ culminates in a fantastic view of the West Canada Creek valley and hills beyond. At this great location for a small camp or cabin, between cropland and woods, is found a very sturdy and productive hunting tower.
A seasonal tributary to the West Canada Creek begins on the southern portion of the property. The West Canada Creek, just minutes away, is one of the most renowned trout streams in central New York, providing anglers with good fishing for both brown and brook trout and smallmouth bass.
Abutting the northern proposed boundary of the property is an additional ~110 acres, comprised of ~66 acres of middle-aged mixed hardwoods and hemlock with a valuable timber component, ~17 acres of certified organic fields and ~27 acres of pasture, which is being offered for sale in a separate listing for $179,000. The property has not been subdivided as of yet and the seller would make concessions to a party interested in buying it all.
There’s no doubt that hunters and outdoor enthusiasts alike will greatly enjoy the wildlife activity on this property. And when they’re not chasing critters, it would not be difficult to just relax and enjoy the view!