1. Farm ID 2208
Property Description:

Our property consists of an 1840s farmhouse -- still undergoing major renovation -- a two-stall barn, 5.5 acres in three pastures (all with access to watering and the barn), and 32 acres of woods in Tree Growth, for a total of 44 acres. We have vegetable gardens, a few apple trees and blueberries, but no farm animals.

We are looking for help with outdoor work and/or house renovation. The best living arrangement would be if someone had an RV or yurt, with access to bathing and laundry in the house, or the ability to renovate part of the ell chamber into living space. We would like to see the pastures used for grazing rather than large-scale market gardening, and there is room for garden expansion.

Susan grew up in a family committed to anti-war and anti-racism activism, so we try to make this little corner of the earth a sanctuary from the prejudice and militarism we see all around us.

The land was grossly abused when we bought it in 1985, both the open fields and the woodlot. Our goal has been to stop the exploitation of the land and help it to heal. The farmhouse was extremely well-built originally but not cared for properly; we've been trying to reverse that, but as anyone with an old house knows it costs a lot of money. We would eventually like to leave the property to someone who truly cares for and is committed to it.

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

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Listing Address:
51 Libby Hill Rd, Unity, ME 04988, United States 04988
Main name: Susan Siens
Co-Applicant: Page McLane
Contact Information
Phone: 207-568-3152
Listing Date: April 10, 2017 00:00
Current Farm Use: Not farmed since 1985
Total Acres: 44
Acres in Pasture: 5
Woodlot Acres: 32
Tillable Acres: 1
Farm House: Not available
Predominant Soil Type: Loam
ME County:
  • Waldo
Suitable for Growing:
  • Apple/Fruit
  • Berries
  • Flowers
  • Goats
  • Herbs
  • Hogs
  • Horses
  • Livestock
  • Pasture
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Sugaring
  • Vegetables
  • Woodlot
Tenure Interests:
  • Partnership
Farm Structure(s):
  • Barns
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