Property 123

Protected Lands Catalog

property-123Property ID: BLT #123
Grantor: Douglas S. Mitchell & Christine Welsh
Property Name: Seabury Farm Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: December 28, 2009
Acres: 12.77
Location: 2560 & 2576 Main Street (Route 6A), Barnstable

Description: Doug Mitchell and Christine Welsh placed a conservation restriction on 12.77 acres of family land known as Seabury Farm. The spectacular undulating landscape of fields, forest, wetland and salt marsh abuts Mass Audubon land and provides diverse habitat. The upland areas buffer the salt marsh that lies within the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC). The property, located on the north side of the Old Colony Railroad, is part of the Old Kings Highway Historic District.

Habitat: Salt marsh, tidal creek, coastal bank, cultural field, pine and oak woodlands and maple and blueberry swamp
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #258002001, #258002002
Additional Information: This conservation restriction on privately-owned land is not open for public access.