For Sale: 2,052 sf, $575,000
Indian Brook Trout Farm is located at 5883 W. Michigan Avenue in Sandstone Township, two miles west of the Jackson Airport. It is situated on 89.98 acres, with roughly 25 acres available for development between Glasgow and Sandstone Roads.
The property has nine (9) buildings on it consisting of a two-story main house (2,052 sf ), garage (900 sf) and seven (7) additional out buildings equating to 10,506 sf that support the trout farm. The house has three bedrooms, two full baths, and baseboard boiler heat/water. The property is powered by propane and the home also has a generator.
The trout farm itself has a flow through water system with 10 ponds and 15 separate Artesian wells that each generate 200-250 gallons of water per minute. There are currently approximately 150,000 fish on site that regenerate every 1.5 years from egg to sale. Peak processing was 3,000 – 4,000 pounds of fish processed each week which is roughly 70,000 fish per year.
Situated on 89.98 acres, the parcels are irregular in shape with 1,828 feet of frontage along W. Michigan Ave. The offering includes two adjacent parcels with 70-acres being rectangular and the remaining 20 acres irregular in shape. It is mostly wetland or water features and wooded areas, about 25 acres of flat, open areas. In addition to fish farm-related features, the Indian Brook River, Sandstone Creek, Blackman drain, and McCain drain run through the parcels in the western and northern areas.