Clermont Working Farm 97 Acres. Formerly orchards 80% cleared land on quiet road great for estate and growing grapes, 2 barns need help.
Clermont Working Farm 97 Acres 2 Barns 12526
Clermont includes Clermont extends from the Hudson River on the west, south along the Dutchess County line and east to the southernmost bend of the Roeliff Jansen Kill. The town borders Gallatin on the east and Livingston on the east and north. It is bounded on this east and north border by the same Roeliff Jansens Kill. The town line is bounded by Germantown on the northwest.
Some towns are famous for their natural beauty and some as the birthplace of famous people, Clermont possesses both of these qualities. Clermont was the site of an important Livingston Estate which is now a State Park. Its beauty of nature in its undulating hills and dales, its wooded areas near the Hudson River, and its position opposite the Catskill Mountains make it a spot of striking beauty. Most of the land is arable but there are some swamps and marshes forming small waste areas. There are small brooks and streams. The soil varies from a sandy loam to a mixture of clay and sand. The town is noted for its agricultural products and fruits – pears, apples, plums, berries, and grapes.
The Town of Clermont is a township of 11,000 acres containing farmland, country places and two hamlets, situated on the east bank of the Hudson River, immediately opposite the Catskill Mountains, at the extreme southwest corner of Columbia County in the State of New York.
Clermont Working Farm 97 Acres 2 Barns
According to the U. S. Census for 2000, the town has a total area of 19.2 square miles and a population of 1,726 people, 97% white. The median income for a household is $47,039 and the per capita income for the town is $21,566.
The children and grandchildren of Judge Robert and Margaret Beekman Livingston of Clermont built a series of grand riverfront mansions on the family’s Dutchess County lands after the Revolution. Those include “Montgomery Place” and “Mills Mansion”, now operated as historic house museums.Clermont was the port of registry of Fulton and Livingston’s steamboat, which they called the “North River”, but which is known today as the “Clermont.” The ruins of the dock still exist at the historic site. Clermont was a working farm, as well as a country retreat for the Livingston family, well into the twentieth century. Clermont was the home of Montgomery Livingston (1816-1855), a member of the Hudson River School of painting and a member of the National Academy of Design. The Town of Clermont is named after the Livingstons’ Clermont estate; they were once virtually one and the same.
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- Address: Clermont, New York
- Price: $1,895,000
- Property ID: 4542
- PropClass: Agricultural
- Property Type: Luxury Homes, Farms
- County: Columbia
- Town: Clermont
- Schools: Germantown
- Agent Name: David Birch
- Agent Title: Broker
- Cell: 518-928-7239
- Brokerage: Hudson Real Estate
- Phone: 518-822-0226