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- n. Plural form of farmette.
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Those include 200 acres of land adjacent to the estate that once had a nine-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer, a 900-acre vineyard and a failed real estate development where Kluge had planned to market luxury "farmettes" with their own grapevines.
In the twentieth century, thousands of Americans sought to go back to the land, with agrarian lifestyle experiments that range from the hippie communes of the 1970s to the sprawling suburban "farmettes" of the 1990s.
However, as the Commons disappeared, as land became aggregated in the hands of the few, and urbanites sold their farmettes this option disappeared for the vast majority in the emerging, wage-driven, industrial-age, urban economies.
How many farmettes with government subsidies does she own?
Many residents don't want to look at turbines from their farmettes, or small-acre farms, where they keep horses and llamas.
Browse the MLS and it will seem like thousands of prime acres and a limitless supply of estates and farmettes are for sale; but this part of the market is essentially frozen.
"You have housing farmettes with two horses and a big garden," Hanson said.