And when all of these assets come together on one property, it provides a unique opportunity for us to meet multiple community objective
Nasketucket Bay has been one of the Coalition’s highest priorities for coastal land protection. Over the past two decades, we have permanently preserved more than 1,000 acres of land along the bay’s shores, much of it on Fairhaven’s Sconticut Neck. Wide Marsh Farm stood out as one of the largest and most important remaining farms left unprotected here. When the farm went up for sale last year, the Coalition jumped at the chance to save as much of it as possible.
As part of our preservation strategy for Wide Marsh Farm, the Coalition is re-selling 21.5 acres of this pastoral property – containing agricultural fields, coastal forest and a single family home – on Sconticut Neck Road. The Coalition seeks potential private buyers interested in purchasing the parcel, subject to a permanent conservation restriction that will allow continued agricultural use of this working farm but will limit development to the existing house.
This beautiful farm property boasts excellent agricultural soils whose fields have recently been in hay and corn. The parcel is nestled into a picturesque landscape of protected conservation lands while also offering easy access to everything you need in Fairhaven and just five miles from downtown New Bedford.
Please contact John Chester, Buzzards Bay Coalition Real Estate Property Manager, at email@example.com if you are interested in making a bid to own Wide Marsh Farm.