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Farm ID 3289

    Farm ID 3289
Property Description:

25+/- acre permaculture/biodynamic homestead with commercial opportunities FSBO, modern two bedroom home, wilderness/recreational paradise only twenty minutes from Bates College. Equipped for small animals and extended season, specialty crop production. Property is located just up the road from Lake Auburn in a rural/desirable location. Land consists of wood-lot (firewood), pasture for small animals, house-lot with garden space and four-season brook. Multi-use trail on property and exiting property on another trail, connects with marked snowmobile trails that connect with ITS 89. Land backs to wetlands/power-line/wilderness corridor consisting of thousands of acres.

Two story, stick-built, 28x40, two bedroom, two bath house built in 2007 with two bay, stick-built, detached car-port - set back 500 ft from the road. House is rustic, but beautiful and very clean inside with top of the line Energy Star rated appliances. The house is cozy and has plenty of pleasant surprises. Two 120 gallon propane tanks supply Rinnai heaters and there is a wood-stove. The house costs less to heat than other dwellings (solar-oriented).

The buyer of the property should realize the value of the farm infrastructure in-place and want to endeavor in that direction. 30x48 commercial high-tunnel with roll-up sides and power, professionally installed in November 2016. 12x16 greenhouse with power in good condition. Small animal barn with electrified paddock fencing, front field electrified fencing, front field shelter and hay storage for 100 square bales could support 1 - 2 dozen sheep or goats. Garden space and high-tunnel would qualify for organic certification. 240v outlets in the spare bedroom could be used in support of the high-tunnel. Large back-yard could support additional homesteading activities, such as raising chickens. The property offers exceptional value for those interested in sustainability and recreation.

This is an income producing property and a mini wildlife refuge, located equidistance from the mountains and the ocean, close enough to the big city. The property is 50 mins from the Jetport and Amtrak and 2.5 hours from Boston. Serious inquiries only: If you would like a reply, please include the following; full name and phone number - this will get you a pdf with details/photos on the property. 1% to buyer-brokers.

Priced at $219,000
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Listing Address:
Allen Road, Minot, ME, USA 04258
Main name: Michael Burton
Listing Date: August 14, 2018 00:00
Current Farm Use: Sheep and specialty organic flowers
Price: $ 219,000.00
Total Acres: 25
Acres in Pasture: 1
Woodlot Acres: 15
Tillable Acres: 1
Farm House: Yes
Predominant Soil Type: unknown
ME County:
  • Androscoggin
Suitable for Growing:
  • Flowers
  • Goats
  • Greenhouse
  • Herbs
  • Pasture
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Vegetables
  • Woodlot
Tenure Interests:
  • Standard Sale
Farm Structure(s):
  • Barns
  • Greenhouses
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