Pelz Farm

Property Name:

Pelz Farm

Donor:

Seymour (Si) & Emma Pelz

2001

Acquisition Date:

Acreage:

13.1

Location:

Cheshire Street

Habitat:

Hay field, corn field

Working farm. No Public Access.

 

Approximately 80% level farmland along Cheshire Street that gently slopes to the meandering Quinnipiac River. The property, with its sweeping view of Cheshire’s west ridge includes a hayfield, a cornfield, a farm pond and eight hundred feet of Quinnipiac Riverfront. The land donation preserves the open views along Cheshire Street and will help protect the Quinnipiac River and the adjacent aquifer. The farm is adjacent to Ive Farm and the combined acreage represents one of the towns largest operating farms.