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Cheapish 1920 Maine Fixer Upper Farmhouse With 21+ Acres, Stream $170K
January 28, 2024
OHU50K Notes $170,000
This Maine fixer upper farmhouse is a one of a Kind Gem! If you are looking for peace and quiet, you need to check out this home. 21.02 surveyed acres with 1, 075′ of frontage on B Stream! Turn into your driveway and drive over a private bridge that only two property owners have access to. Under the bridge is a deep hole that is a great swimming spot! Enjoy the native plants and trees: white and purple lilac, lupine, trillium, grape vines, chives, comfrey, apple, plum and cherry trees to name a few! There is a large open field if you want to raise farm animals or just enjoy nature. Also, mature hard and soft wood to harvest for heating the house and building projects.
One really unique feature of this three bedroom, one bath home is the tower! This has space for a library/sitting room and a curved staircase to an upper level for sleeping!
Imagine coming home to your new home, a Maine fixer upper farmhouse, driving along Back Ridge Road and spotting deer along this dirt road. Cameras have spotted deer, turkeys, fox, raccoons, rabbits, fisher, hawks, eagles and more all on this property. Are you looking to homestead? There’s a large fenced in garden area waiting for you to put it back in production. In addition to the 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, there are attached sheds and a woodworking shop. Plenty of room for hobbies and storage. Possibly turn some of this space into a garage. Possible Airbnb space or guest house when the family visits. The home heats with wood and pellet stoves. Oil furnace in basement has not been in use and may need to be replaced. There are two outbuildings that could be refurbished. Needs septic system. 15 minutes to Canadian border and just 5 miles to shopping, services and I-95. This property needs work and imagination to live up to its full potential. Great spot to live year ’round or seasonal get away! BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER PROPERTY UNACCOMPANIED BY REAL ESTATE AGENT. Cash buyers only!
21.02 acre lot
Build date 1920
If interested in a property, please contact the realtor whose link is provided in the post below, or contact an agent of your own choosing. Independent verification of details and status is recommended.
93 Back Ridge Rd, Houlton, ME 04730 $170,000
Contact Realtor:Becky Day – First Choice Real Estate
The maine fixer upper farmhouse is situated outside a town near the Canadian border that serves as the county seat of Aroostook County. The town has a population of around 5,000 people.
Houlton is known for its rich history and scenic beauty. The town is home to several well-preserved historic buildings and sites, including the Houlton International Border Crossing, which connects the town to Woodstock, New Brunswick in Canada. Houlton is also notable for its proximity to the vast wilderness areas of northern Maine, offering opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and hunting.
The town has a vibrant community with amenities such as schools, healthcare facilities, restaurants, and shops. Houlton is also known for hosting various events and festivals throughout the year, including the annual Houlton Agricultural Fair, which showcases local agriculture, crafts, and entertainment.