Gifford Hollow Road - Lot 2

689 Gifford Hollow Rd, Berne, NY, 12023

  • 9.714 acres

9.714 acres, passed Albany County percolation test for conventional septic.





9.714 acres

For Sale


Listing Agent

David Whipple
David Whipple
Licensed Agent
(518) 253-2224


Gifford Hollow Road

  • County: Albany
  • City: Berne
  • Town: Berne
  • School District: Berne-Knox-Westerlo

Town of Berne, Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District

Large building lots with sandy soil available directly connected to the 4500 acre Partridge Run Wilderness in Berne. An easy commute to Albany from this quiet country road. Each lot has a pond, mix of field and mature forest, a level building spot, and views. Electric is available at the road. The lots have just been professionally surveyed and boundaries are clearly marked. Owner financing is available with 25% down for 5% interest. Terms can range from 1 to 15 years.

Lot #2 has passed a percolation test done by Albany county Health Department for a conventional septic system. Lot #3 has a beautiful view of the hills to the east from a high ridge and would only need about 2 feet of fill added to the area for the leach field. Lot 3 has a nice pond that stays full year around.

Approximate Address: 689 Gifford Hollow Rd, Berne, NY, 12023

Directions from Albany: Take Rt. 85 west 18 miles then turn right on Stevens Rd. Go 4/10 mile and turn right on Gifford Hollow Rd. Go 2 miles and find the land on the left, marked with For Sale signs and Lot Number signs. Property side lines are flagged with orange flagging.

Directions from the hamlet of Berne: Take County Rt. 9 1/2 mile and turn left on Switzkill Rd. (Co. Rt. 1). Go 3.4 miles and turn right on Gifford Hollow Rd. Go 1/2 mile and the land is on the right just past #761 Gifford Hollow Rd.

Gifford Hollow Rd. was newly paved last year and has power lines and telephone lines along the road. This is a nice quiet area and an excellent spot to build a new home. The subdivision has protective covenants and restrictions. Mobile homes are not allowed. Houses have to have a minimum of 1000 sq. ft. of living area. Unregistered vehicles must be kept in a garage or barn.


  • Adjacent to 4500 acre Patridge Run State Wilderness
  • Sandy, well drained soil
  • Just professionally surveyed, with lot lines clearly marked
  • New legal descriptions prepared with language from survey for deeds
  • Title up to date
  • Views
  • 1/2 field, 1/2 mature forest
  • No NYS DEC wetlands
  • 1 pond on each lot
  • Power at road
  • Good, level building locations on each lot
  • Easy commute to Albany
  • In Ag District
  • Zoning RAF – Residential Agricultural Forestry
  • – 1 or 2 family homes
  • – Agriculture
  • – Forestry
  • Protective Covenants
  • – No junk cars
  • – No mobile homes