Rustic Log Cabin on 9 acres in Dryden NY 188 Beam Hill Road bordering Yellow Barn State Forest


Custom-built rustic 9 x 12 log cabin with loft bordering state forest near Ithaca NY.

Nice homestead setup close to Ithaca and the Finger Lakes Region.

The property offers 9.5 acres of upland forest with some mature hardwoods.  The land gently slopes with some level areas.  The cabin was built from logs off of the property and has a propane cook stove, wood stove and a sleeping loft.  There is a 2 panel solar system with two 12 volt batteries and an inverter which supplies power for the 12 volt lights and some power to charge your electronics.  There is a propane refrigerator and a gravity-fed water system for the kitchen sink.  The cabin has a metal roof with a rain water catch system.  Around the cabin there is a one acre cleared area that is used for a yard.  Other off-grid essentials included are a greenhouse, wood shed, wood-fired cast iron bathtub with sky light shower, spring-fed water source, chicken coop, outhouse, and storage shed for tools and lumber.

This property is located on the seasonal end of Beam Hill Road which is not plowed or maintained in the winter months. There is a nice mix of oak, ash, maple, beech and white pine with some mature timber.  This is a very quiet location.

Yellow Barn State Forest is adjoining at the back of the property.  Great location for a base camp or homestead retreat and set up for the outdoor enthusiast.  Plenty of room to set up tents or park a camper in the yard area.  There are a few established hiking paths throughout the property.  If you enjoy hiking, birdwatching, exploring or hunting, this could be the property for you.  Yellow Barn State Forest offers an additional 1,300 acres to explore and hunt.  Located in the WMU 7R.

Other nearby destinations:  The Village of Dryden and the Dryden Lake Trail System are 5 minutes away, and Cayuga Lake and Ithaca are 25 minutes away.

Priced to sell at $49,900.  Contact Brian Jackson 607-280-1058 (text friendly) for more information.

9-11-2020 lq#66246


9.5 acres








Finger Lakes Region


Sold, Active


Bordering State Land, Country Acreage, Hunting Land, Land & Cabin, Land with Mineral Rights, Recreational Land

Brian Jackson - See more listings by Brian Jackson

Licensed Title: Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Phone Number: 607-280-1058


"Brian was born in the Finger Lakes Region and has lived in the Tompkins County area for most of his life. Brian and his 2 sons reside in North Lansing. Brian attended Alfred State as an Electric Service Tech and is a 2002 graduate of Tompkins Cortland Community College with a Business Degree. Brian has been self-employed for a decade and has worked in the automotive business with a background in sales and construction and enjoys meeting new people. He has remodeled older homes and completed site planning for new homes. Brian has a vast array of hobbies including hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, snowmobiling, welding and is very knowledgeable about forests, farms and orchards. Family time is spent camping, gardening, biking, sightseeing and sporting events. His family has increasingly lived a life style of sustainable agriculture with pasture raised pork and organic gardening for the past ten years and takes an interest in alternative energy and permaculture. Brian is a land owner who understands what it means to own and enjoy a piece of property. He looks forward to talking with you and helping you find your own piece of paradise. He is in his natural element in the outdoors. Brian enjoys just spending time outdoors whether it's walking land with clients, cutting firewood with his family or scouting creek bottoms for fossils with his boys. Whatever it is you're looking for in a property, country acreage, building lot, farm, orchard, recreational camp or residential home, he would love to help you find it!"

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