Two Conservation Easements are located on the land - both in areas that do not lend themselves to development.

The first is 103 acres [Document] [Drawing]

The second is 42 acres [Document] [Drawing]

In 2015, the 103 acre easement was increased to 191.5 acres [Document] [Drawing]

 

For more information, please contact Karin Roux at Dutchess Land Conservancy:  (845) 677-3002.

 

In addition, the area for the proposed building site includes important farm soils - lending itself to landscaping and gardening

 

A topographic survey of the land with 5 foot contours may be found here .

 

Property Tax Management: All conservation land has been placed under a Forestry Management Program per New York tax law 480-a. This reduces property taxes on applicable land by 80%.