Listed below are descriptions of preserved farms for sale (including auctions of preserved farms). To learn more about a listing, use the contact information below to contact the person directly. For more information or to create a listing for yourself, please see the Farm Link Program's linking process.


ID
Number
County Town Descriptions of Preserved Farms for Sale

1426-1436

(See next eleven rows)

Monmouth Burlington Mercer

Upper Freehold (Monmouth)

North Hanover, Chesterfield (Burlington)

Hamilton (Mercer)

The former Princeton Nurseries farms are for sale. This includes 12 farm parcels, with prime farm acreage in Monmouth, Burlington, and Mercer Counties. Most of the parcels are or will be preserved, and the parcels may be purchased separately or together. Altogether the farms encompass more than 1,200 acres. Most parcels have a 2-acre exception area, allowing for construction of a new home. The farms have convenient access to major roads and are equidistant to the New York and Philadelphia markets. For more information, see the overview brochure highlighting the farms for sale and contact Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC: Phone: w: 609-448-0772; c: 609-915-3216; Email: sskeba1@gmail.com; Fax: 609-448-8589. 1/15

The 11 individual preserved farms are also listed below (#1426 to #1436).

1436 Monmouth Upper Freehold

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 139 acres of preserved farmland for $1,200,000. This parcel has an excellent configuration for easy farming. It is also known as the Scheese-Gravatt Farm. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1435 Monmouth Upper Freehold

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 76 acres of preserved farmland for $649,500. This parcel is also known as the Josephson Farm. Adjacent to this parcel is a 6-acre farm (known as the Josephson Outparcel Farm; not preserved) that is also for sale. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1434 Monmouth Upper Freehold

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 90 acres of preserved farmland for $595,000. This parcel is also known as the Mifflin Farm. Adjacent to this parcel is a 6-acre farm (known as the Josephson Outparcel Farm; not preserved) that is also for sale. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1433 Monmouth Upper Freehold

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 110 acres of preserved farmland for $795,000. This parcel is also known as the Schlaeppi Farm. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1432 Burlington North Hanover

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 111 acres of preserved farmland for $1,025,000. This parcel is also known as the Thread Farm, and it has a 3,084 sq. ft. farmhouse and a 4,800 sq. ft. metal pole barn. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1431 Burlington Chesterfield

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 40 acres of preserved farmland for $225,000. This parcel is also known as the Anchor Thread Farm and is preserved by virtue of its TDR credits having been sold. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1430 Burlington Chesterfield

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 219 acres of prospective preserved farmland for $1,712,500 (the farm will be preserved at closing with 4 TDR credits/building lots remaining). This parcel is also known as the Buttonwood Farm and also includes the Orr Road Lot. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1429 Burlington Chesterfield

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 103 acres of prospective preserved farmland for $841,000 (the farm will be preserved at closing with 2 TDR credits/building lots remaining). This parcel is also known as the Thompson Farm. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1428 Monmouth Upper Freehold

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 114 acres of preserved farmland for $825,000. This farm has excellent road frontage and would make for an excellent retail market location. This parcel is also known as the Wemple-Hannon Farm. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1427 Monmouth Upper Freehold

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 80 acres of preserved farmland for $695,000. This parcel is ideal for a horse farm. It is also known as the Huntchinson Farm. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1426

Monmouth

 Mercer

Upper Freehold

Hamilton

Former Princeton Nurseries farm for sale. The farm consists of 123 acres of preserved farmland for $895,000. This farm is ideal for a retail market, and it is also known as the Anderson Farm. See Stanley Skeba Commercial Realty LLC and the contact information above for more information.

1425

Burlington

North Hanover

310 acres of wide open preserved farmland for sale. Farm includes an existing 4 BR farmhouse (currently designated for agricultural labor housing), office building, large and medium permanent farm storage buildings, internal roadway, and good quality agricultural soils. Currently used for hay, corn, and soybean farming. Previously was a horse farm with expansive pastures fenced with automatic waterers. A new owner could re-designate the existing farmhouse to become a single family house for the owner, with approval from the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) (the holder of the farmland preservation easement holder); or a new owner could build a new single family house for himself or herself, with approval from the SADC. The farm is in an appealing rural setting in close proximity the NJ Turnpike. For more information, call 609-259-7555 or email nicolaa@perretti.com. 1/15

1421 Monmouth Cream Ridge

Perretti Farms, the number one breeding and equine facility in NJ, is offered for sale. The main farm consists of 393 acres in three parcels. The Arena Barn parcel includes a custom built estate home, professional indoor riding arena, 40 stalls, viewing lounge, and conference room. The second parcel includes the Main Barn with stallion quarters, 40 stalls, in-house lab, offices, and 2nd floor apartment. The third parcel consists of 73 acres. The farm is complete with numerous outbuildings and expansive fields, all with automatic waterers, to suit any equine need with housing on each parcel.

The Yearling Farm consists of two separate parcels (186 acres and 170 acres) with 64 stalls.

The properties are close to The Horse Park of New Jersey, New Meadowlands, Monmouth Park, New Jersey Turnpike, and I-195, and are ready to become a training or breeding center or riding facility. All farms are in the Farmland Preservation Program. For more information or to arrange a visit, see www.perretti.com or call the office at 609-259-7555 or email nicolaa@perretti.com. 1/15

1411 Cumberland Lawrence

21 acres of cleared, certified organic farmland for sale. The preserved farm is currently being used to grow and sell organic products and is located on the western side of Millville. Close proximity to the highway to Philadelphia. Property includes a 2 BR single family home. There is a newly constructed greenhouse with a processing area and a new 16x13 compressor. A large 40’x30’ barn is also located on the property to conveniently store farm equipment. An irrigation system is already in place which also includes a new plumbing system. Phone: 305-525-5984; Email: Coachbrenda1111@gmail.com; Fax: 305-238-7426. 9/14

1410 Cumberland Fairfield

We have 69 acres of farmland available (30 acres of which are wooded). It’s a preserved farm, and the land was used for planting trees and shrubs. Land has 2 wells (14 in – 18 in). Owners would like to sell the farm or do a lease with option to buy. Phone: 856-451-3383, 856-491-5055; Email: morrisseyrolland@comcast.net. 9/14

1408 Salem Pilesgrove

41.7-acre farm for sale, currently in the process of being preserved by the township. The preserved farm will have 1-acre available for a residence. An adjacent 25-acre parcel (not preserved) may also be available. Phone: 732-204-1126; c: 908-477-0291; Email: exit109re@gmail.com; Fax: 732-452-0752. 8/14

1405 Hunterdon Oldwick

25-acre farm for sale (preserved through Farmland Preservation Program), along with adjacent separate 10-acre farm lot for sale (preserved through other means). The 25-acre preserved farm includes a 2-acre non-severable exception area, rolling level land, and open fields. Full engineering report including LOI done in 2013. Located on the Rt. 78 corridor and is perfect for most agricultural uses. Phone: 908-310-8800; Email: sortepio@gmail.com6/14

1403 Sussex Wantage

127-acre preserved farm for sale (15 acres pasture, 110 acres woodland) with 3/4 BR house, 4-stall barn, and riding ring. Opportunities for grapes, vineyard, orchard, berries, timber, horses, and livestock. Phone: 973-827-8899; Email: vbrown@weichertrealtors.net. 6/14

1402 Sussex Wantage

35.40-acre preserved farm for sale (8.40 crop acres, 18 pasture acres, 8 woodland acres). 12-stall horse barn, 2-acre stocked pond, and original 1760 farm house with 1860 addition. Same owner since 1959. $399,000. Phone: 862-354-7668. 5/14

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.com1/14

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

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: 732-204-1126, c: 908-477-0291; Email: exit109re@gmail.com; Fax: 732-452-0752. 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

 See also: Preserved farms for sale, posted 2004 to 2010 

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Auction Websites

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 often listed in the table above of preserved farms for sale. 

For more information about SADC, Farm Service Agency, and other auctions, see the links below. 

Organization Details and Website
State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC)

SADC Auctions Page - The SADC periodically resells at public auction farms it has preserved through the Farmland Preservation Program.

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) USDA FSA Resales Page - The USDA Farm Service Agency periodically auctions farms it has foreclosed on. These farms may not be preserved.
Private auctioneers Private auctioneer websites - Individual landowners and government agencies sometimes use private auctioneers to sell the preserved farms they own. An example of a private auctioneer that has auctioned preserved farms is the Max Spann Real Estate and Auction Company.

 

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