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Farm ID 2459

    Farm ID 2459
Property Description:

The land owner reports: It's looking like 2016 will be a great crop!

Historic saltwater farm lands with dikes on 5 acres bordering Card Mill Stream (headwaters of Hog Bay, Taunton River). Close to the Down East Rail Trail, a kayaking paradise, and close to Maine BLM lands. Modern 2 bedroom cape with custom 2 story spiral stairs. 16 acres of wild Maine blueberries, 3 acres pasture, on 1700' of navigable tidal stream. Annual blueberry harvest potential of 6000#-10,000 if field is split for alternate yearly production. Field has been in organic certification until 2015. Can return to organic in 2018. No insecticide since 2000, minimal herbicides. Herbicides used in 2015 were required to control grasses. Large barn, workshop, sales area with 1 bedroom apartment above. Retail blueberry sales have been on going since 2001. One of the most beautiful scenic vistas in Hancock County. The stream is host to tom cod, trout, elvers, alewife, smelts, and the eagles , osprey, fox, otters, and others ... What a show!

1/2 Cape style built in 2003, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, daylight basement living room, radiant heat, plus wood stove. Balcony and porch overlooking the fields, salt marsh, and stream.

Priced at $360,000

“The information herein is believed to be accurate, but not warranted and should be verified by the buyer.”

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Listing Address:
207 Hog Bay Rd, Franklin, ME 04634, United States
Main name: Sue Lanpher
Contact Information
Phone: 207-338-6575
Listing Date: May 6, 2016 00:00
Current Farm Use: Blueberries
Total Acres: 25
Acres in Pasture: 3
Farm House: 1
Predominant Soil Type: Sandy, light top soil
ME County:
  • Hancock
Suitable for Growing:
  • Berries
  • Christmas Trees
  • Greenhouse
  • Horses
  • Livestock
  • Ornamentals
  • Pasture
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Vegetables
Tenure Interests:
  • Standard Sale
Farm Structure(s):
  • Barns
  • Shop