557± Farmable Acres • Produce Packing Facility
Labor Housing • Merchantable Timber
Auction Date, Time and Location
Wednesday December 5 • 10AM
Eastern Shore Community College
WDS Building in the Great Hall
29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410
Monday, November 5 • 3-5PM
Friday, November 16 • 1-3PM
Held at Eastern Shore Community College WDS Building in the Conference Room. Meet with an Auction Company representative to learn about the properties and the unique multi-parcel auction process.
This Eastern Shore of Virginia growing and packing operation consists of 10 parcels of productive farmland, a 32,475± square foot packing facility and multiple employee housing facilities for over 580 workers. The properties are located in Accomack County along the Eastern Shore of Virginia, between New Church and Belle Haven.
The farmland includes 998± total acres, consisting of 557± farmable acres, with the balance in timber (a large percentage of which is merchantable), wetlands, ponds and interior roads. There are 14 wells and 4 ponds throughout the properties used to irrigate the farmland. Historically, the operator has grown tomatoes, watermelons, cantaloupes, soybeans, corn and other grain and vegetables.
The 32,475± square foot packing facility located in Tasley, VA has historically been used for packing, cooling, and distributing grape tomatoes. This facility can be utilized for numerous business purposes, in particular, any crop requiring refrigerated warehouse space. Note that the tomato packing line currently in the facility is excluded from the sale.
Complementing the farms and packing facility offered at this auction are five labor camps and five labor homes providing capacity for up to 580 workers and managers. These facilities are strategically located to provide convenient and efficient transportation to farms and facilities throughout the Eastern Shore.
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