Renaissance in store for historic Stony Batter Farm


CORNWALL ā€” The recent sale of Stony Batter Farm, and the new ownersā€™ stated intention to preserve the historic homestead on Whitcomb Hill, was good news in and of itself.

Even better news has followed: New owners Hamilton South and Manuel Bellod, longtime weekenders from New York City, just purchased an adjoining 77 acres and two houses, and are essentially reassembling the original farm.

The main residence there dates back to the late 18th century, but the farm has been there since the 1700s. The adjacent parcel includes the stables that were once an integral part of the farm.

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