Listed below are preserved farms for sale, posted 2011 to the present.
(See also: the Preserved farms for sale, posted 2004 to 2010.)

 

Preserved Farms for Sale

ID
Number
County Town Descriptions of Preserved Farms for Sale
1400  Burlington Springfield

108-acre preserved farm for sale. 47 acres currently in hay production. Never has been sprayed with herbicide or pesticide. Urea and 10-20-20 chemical fertilizers have been used, and a new 2-acre stand of red clover/orchard grass planted last season in 2013. Phone: 609-576-5999; Email: wayne.lamberg@us.af.mil. Fax: 609-754-6347. 3/14

1392  Gloucester Swedesboro 

103-acre preserved farm for sale - includes a 2-acre non-severable exception with 3,297 sq.ft. residence, 3,799 sq. ft. 6-bay garage/packing house, and 4,200 sq. ft. equipment shed. There are approximately 100 tillable acres consisting of soils rated 90% Prime Farmland and 8% Statewide Importance. There are 5,990 ft. of road frontage. The farm, priced at $900,000, is located in an area dominated by farmland and preserved properties, and is within 5 miles of several major transportation routes. There are two separate, three acre undeveloped severable exceptions on the farm that may also be purchased for $90,000 each ($180,000 for both). Phone: 858-395-2910; Email: gatman818@yahoo.com. 1/14

1386 Monmouth Manalapan

48-acre preserved farm for sale. Property includes two lots, one lot with 12.96 acres of farmland with wood perimeter and second lot with 34.55 acres open farmland, gravel driveway, pond, and wood perimeter. Currently managed in and producing nursery stock for a landscaping business. Amenities include electric, bathroom facilities, office with heat/central air, and alarm system. Property has an irrigation system (pond and well) for the nursery stock, an insulated machine shop with 3 overhead doors, and quick access to Rt. 33 and other major highways. It is truly a turnkey operation. Property also includes potential to build one house for person engaged in the farm operation. Phone: 732-446-9820; Email: allmonmouth@verizon.net; Fax: 732-446-9821. 11/13

1382 Sussex Lafayette

637-acre preserved farm for sale (310 acres crop and pastureland). The property has hundreds of acres of black dirt soil and could be used for many types of agriculture (vegetables, dairy, horses) and could be certified organic. There are many structures (2 sets of barns, 2 silos, 4 outbuildings, another barn used for an active dairy; TLC needed), a 3 BR house, and the ability to build another house on the property. There are 2 springs, a pond, a well, streams, the Paulinskill River, and water rights available. 613’ frontage on State Highway 15 also provides many farm marketing opportunities. Phone: 973-464-8711; Email: smith.farmandestate@yahoo.com. 8/13 

1298 Gloucester Elk Township

25-acre preserved farm with one-acre home site (front northwest corner) priced at $150K for cash sale. Property is 450' wide and 2700' deep. Property consists of 10 acres of natural woods at rear of property (a woodland management plan could be developed for Farmland Assessment purposes) and 15 acres of cropland (10 acres Christmas Tree crop and 5 acres for livestock, pasture, hay, or general crop farming). The farm is located in rural south-Jersey, one mile from NJ #55 (exit 45) and thirty minutes from Philadelphia and Delaware. Shore communities are one hour driving distance /NY 2 hours. Phone: 856-881-2770. Email: akirkfarm@aol.com. Updated 4/14

1377 Hunterdon East Amwell

49.81-acre preserved farm for sale. There are approximately 35 tillable acres, a private pond, and also a 1.8-acre non-severable exception area for a residence. Easy access to major roads. Email: jstewart@glorianilson.com. 6/13

1273 Salem Pittsgvrove

185-acre preserved farm for sale, bordering Endless Branch stream in northeastern Salem County. Farm has 3 irrigation wells and currently grows 85 acres of vegetables (prime soils), with an additional 4 acres of Christmas trees and an acre with fruit trees/vineyard. Farm includes a mature upland forest containing 1-mile of trails excellent for horse riding. Farm also has usable vintage buildings, including a 4-bay garage, 2 concrete and frame buildings, and 2 corrugated steel buildings, as well as 2 single-family housing opportunities. This farm, priced at $1,000,000, abuts 264 acres of preserved farmland and upland forest belonging to a neighbor. Email: herbwegs@comcast.net. Updated 5/13

1359 Salem Piittsgrove

20-acre preserved farm for sale. Property is 95% tillable and 84% prime farmland. 2-acres of woodland form its western border. Harris & Porchtown Roads form its eastern and southern borders. The farm is currently rented by a nearby farmer growing wheat and soybeans this year. This property is contiguous to over 400 acres of preserved farms. Asking price is $115,000; owner may offer financing. Phone: 856-358-7103; Email: herbwegs@comcast.net. 9/12

1347 Cape May Dennis

35-acre preserved farm for sale with frontage on Route 47. Currently used as nursery operation. Also ideal for crops, livestock, horses, or vineyards. 32 cleared acres of flat land with sandy loam soil; over 2000 feet of 4" irrigation and two 3HP wells; two greenhousefs (28x96 and 14x96), three cold-frames (14x96), a metal storage building (24x24), a metal garage (30x20), and three sheds. Farm has a 4 BR, 3 BA ranch house and a 4 BR, 1 BA worker house. Phone: 609-861-7081; Email: johnstites@hotmail.com; Fax: 609-861-0760. 6/12

1343 Gloucester Monroeville

17.3-acre preserved farm for sale – 6 clear acres and 11 wooded acres. Good for farming or horses. Located one mile ffrom Rt. 55. The farm also has a 2-story house built in 2006 that sits on a 1-acre severable exception area. Phone: 856-625-5413; Email: stevcinf@comcast.net. 5/12 

1340 Manchester Ocean Up to 200 acres available for sale or long-term lease. The property is mostly wooded and with native plants, has some surface water, has sand roads throughout, and is centrally located between NYC and Philadelphia on Route 70. The property is not preserved but is deed restricted through being in the Pinelands Preservation Area (PPA) (permitted agricultural uses include berry agriculture, native Pinelands species, forestry, and beekeeping). Three smaller adjacent parcels also available - two are restricted by zoning and PPA (development credits have not been severed), and one is in the designated Highway Development and could support farm market purposes. Phone: 609-987-8889 x3019, c: 908-477-0291; Email: exit109re@gmail.com; Fax: 609-987-8750. 5/12
1333 Burlington Columbus 125-acre preserved farm for sale. The farm has 118 tillable acres, 40 acres of which are irrigated and 20 acres of which are currently being farmefd with 20,000 Christmas trees (Douglas Fir and Norway Spruce/Blue Spruce) valued at approximately $20/tree. There is a 1,962,000 gallon irrigation pond, an underground irrigation system, an agricultural well (275’ deep), pole barns, and an open shed. The soils are good for crops, livestock, horses, and greenhouses. The farm also has a housing opportunity (a Residual Dwelling Site Opportunity (RDSO)) that could be exercised. Phone: 609-529-6055; Email: jstewart@glorianilson.com. 3/12
1317 Warren Liberty

34-acre farm property for sale (3 acres pasture, 31 acres wooded). Includes a house, barn, fenced paddock, and riding trails through the property, and is adjacent to property owned by state of NJ (Jenny Jump State Forest). The farm property is not preserved but is in the Highlands Preservation Area. Phone: 908-227-9445; Email: johnabromitis@yahoo.com; Fax: 908-684-1368. 11/11

1316
1315
Warren Knowlton

Two adjacent preserved farms (50 acres and 36 acres) available for sale, either together or separately. The 50-acre farm is nearly all in crops including corn and has mostly level open fields, access to the Paulinskill River, and frontage on Rt. 94 and Warrington Rd with access to an approved homesite. The 36-acre farm has outbuildings, a circa 1854 farmhouse, and access to the Paulinskill River, and it is close to Rt. 80 (exit 4). MLS #s: 2889629, 2889653. Phone: 908-227-9445; Email: johnabromitis@yahoo.com; Fax: 908-684-1368. 11/11

1299 Ocean Waretown

Tree farm & house with 6.5 acres permanently preserved for agriculture use. Irrigation pond, 2 car garage/barn. Christmas tree farm with approximately 500 trees in current stock for next 7 years plus 1000 new trees to mature in 6-7 years.  Ideally located & large enough to add a U-Pick pumpkin, berry, vegetable stand & to raise laying hens. Farmhouse has 4 BR, 2 BA, living room, eat-in kitchen, enclosed porch, open deck & full basement. Owner will hold note. Phone: 609-693-9126; Email: jguinan@crossroadsrealtyNJ.com. 4/11

 

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Auctions of Preserved Farmland

The SADC, CADBs, and municipalities periodically purchase, preserve, and resell farms at public auction. Auctions of this type, as well as other auctions of privately-owned preserved farmland, are listed below.

For more information about any SADC auctions, please visit the SADC Auctions Page or contact the SADC at (800) 474-5314.

 

County Town Auction Date Details
Statewide Various Check SADC Auctions Page The SADC periodically resells at public auction farms it has preserved through the Farmland Preservation Program. Visit the SADC Auctions Page for more information on these farms.
Statewide Various Check FSA website The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) periodically auctions farms it has foreclosed on. Visit the FSA website for more information on these farms (which may or may not be preserved).
Statewide Various Check private auctioneer websites Private landowners and government agencies sometimes partner with private auctioneering companies to auction preserved farms they own. Visit these companies' websites, such as the Max Spann Real Estate and Auction Company, for more information on these farms.
Atlantic Folsom December 7, 2013 67-acre preserved farm, auction by Max Spann. 
Mercer Hamilton December 11, 2013 13.5-acre preserved farm, auction by Max Spann. 
Mercer Hamilton December 11, 2013 30.9-acre preserved farm, auction by Max Spann. 

 

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Additional sites listing farms for sale

Several private websites also list farms (preserved and non-preserved) for sale.  To find these sites, search "NJ farms for sale," or something like it, using an internet search engine.  Here is one example of a search for these sites.

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