Farm for Sale
Charlton Orchards Farm is full time Fruit and Vegetable
Farm and Winery that can be run either as a seasonal farm or a year round
business. Tree fruits
approximately 20 acres, include apples, peaches, nectarines, pears, plums, and cherries.
Perennial fruit, approximately 9 acres, includes 4.5 acres of netted blueberries,
1 acre of raspberries, and
blackberries, 2.5 acres of strawberries and wine grapes. Vegetable crop area of approximately
6 acres. The main compound, approximately 5 acres, consists of cold
storage, packing house, winery, retail store, parking, barn, 4 greenhouses
and 2 houses. Presently, we have a beef herd of 10 registered Hereford and
Simmental cows and 1 registered Hereford Bull, that utilizes approximately
12 acres of pasture and wooded area. 45 acres are
area, used in firewood business (equipment includes skidder and firewood
processor). Drip Irrigation covers approximately 9 acres. 2
Irrigation ponds on site. 2 wells.
The farm's northern boundary borders
1/2 mile on Route 20 and the southern boundary borders
1/2 mile on Old Worcester Road in Charlton MA. The farm
is located only 5 miles from Route 90 (MA Turnpike) Route
395 and Route 290 and is only 8 miles to Route 84.
Charlton Orchards is located 50 miles from Boston and
Hartford, 40 miles from Springfield and Providence and
10 miles from Worcester.
Cold Storage and Retail Store.
1200 sq ft cold storage, 1200 sq ft of
Retail Store, containing an ice cream shop, donut room and bakery.
Attached to one side of the building is a 600 sq ft Polycarp retail greenhouse and on
the other side of the building is a 400 sq ft of storage area and a 1200 cubic ft
Award winning Winery consists of 700 sq ft of retail tasting area,
with bar and office, 700 sq ft production area, 500 sq ft of lab
and finish area, 1100 sq ft of cellar (cold storage) and 1600 sq ft of storage
area. All processing, bottling, lab equipment, wine in process,
finish wine and supplies are included. Tank storage for over 5000 gallons of
Packing house, greenhouses, barn and
1800 sq ft building, Apple packing house and repair
shop, with full tool shop and stainless steel bin dump tank apple grader with
brushes and 3 sizer tables.
3 greenhouse with full controls and heat. 1st- 2000 sq ft, 2nd-3000
sq ft and 3rd-3400 sq ft
1600 sq ft multi stall barn 36ft wide by 45ft long by
2007 Two story 3000+ sq ft home and 1955 single story 1600 sq ft
Operation. 400 amp electrical system upgraded in
2005. All Orchard, Vegetable, Winery, Cattle, and
equipment, supplies and inventory included.
44 Old Worcester Road
Charlton, MA 01507
Phone (508) 248-7820