381 Gloucester Hill Rd, New Gloucester, ME 04260 $99,999
This schoolhouse for sale in New Gloucester is quintessential Maine. Built in 1879, this is the former Gloucester Hill schoolhouse restored by Thomas Moser, a well-known cabinet maker. Take a peek at the report card at the bottom of the post. Looks like little student Barrows should have received the “Most Improved Student” award at the end of the school year.
Formerly a Bates college professor, Tom Moser left teaching in 1972 to restore the lost art of fine woodworking by making one-of-a-kind pieces of handmade furniture in an old Grange Hall in New Gloucester, Maine. Mary Moser, Tom’s wife, managed the selling and finances, while their four sons trained as young apprentices.
Today, the Moser family has grown from a one-man operation to comprise a community of nearly 70 skilled craftsmen. Like the wood used to make our furniture, we proudly accept our commitment to the sustainability of our workforce, their families and their communities.
Hannah Finegold BUFF AND FIXER UPPER’S DREAM! This is the 1879 Gloucester Hill schoolhousefor sale, rehabbed in 1978 by Thomas Moser. This charming property boasts SO much potential. With it being in a mixed use zone, you could create your dream open concept loft, a retail store, restaurant, bakery, day care center, office space, bookstore, community space, art studio, etc. Bring life back into this well loved, historic property! Sold AS-IS.Note:Inside of bathroom doorway is original wood with school children initials carved into it. PROPERTY SOLD AS-IS.Showings begin Thursday 11/19. OFFERS DUE WEDNESDAY 11/25 by 5pm. Please give 24 hours to review.
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