For Sale: 10,000 sq ft Amherst storage offers unique farming opportunities
10,000 sq ft Amherst storage building offers unique farming and research opportunities
This cold storage building located in Amherst, Massachusetts offers a very unique opportunity for indoor farming and animal breeding. Owners will have the opportunity to create a unique farm that will provide locally grown food and and also a site for agriculture researchers at the nearby University of Massachusetts.
Located at 1210 Bay Road on the Belchertown border, the building has easy access to major highway networks. It is five minutes from Route 9 and 20 minutes from the Massachusetts Turnpike, Route 2 and I-91.
The building is perfect for growing mushrooms, heirloom tomatoes and any vegetables that can be grown under lights, along with hemp and edible flowers. For many years the building was used to breed rabbits, and goats were boarded on the property. Other animals that can be bred here are chickens, sheep, pigs, chickens and any small animal.
There is plenty of land on the 1.49 acres that come with the building to set up multiple greenhouses and build a house.
The nearby University of Massachusetts is noted for its research into all forms of agriculture, animal breeding, soil science and food science. Its labs and some test fields are 15 minutes away.
The owner is willing to advise a new owner on setting up an animal breeding farm. Marketing advice is available also.
Please reach real estate sales agent / broker Larry Miller with The Jones Group in Amherst at 413-262-0148 for showings and additional information.