Historic House Listings

Four riverfront acres in Maine. Has a pool! Circa 1930. $255,000

May 6, 2020

This riverfront home has a lot of potential! Love all of the exposed beams! This home was built in 1930. It is located on four acres in Hampden, Maine. The property has an in-ground pool and a large garden spot with asparagus, raspberries, strawberries and blueberries. There are nice views of the river. The house seems to be high up enough where flooding shouldn’t be an issue. The interior has wide plank pine floors and a forty foot glassed in porch. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,440 square feet. $255,000

Contact Earl Black with Better Homes and Garden Real Estate: 207-819-8630

From the Zillow listing:


This is a unique property perched on the Penobscot with views up and down the river. It needs some TLC but it’s a great opportunity to personalize and modernize. One of a kind interior with a large rock fire place shared by the living room and first floor bedroom. You will enjoy the wide pine floors, vaulted ceiling, claw foot tubs and an oversized laundry room with an old slate sink. Enjoy the wood fired cook stove in the kitchen – it comes in handy year round on cold or damp days. Large office with exterior door. One bedroom has glass windows on two sides that look out over the land and down the river. The large living space has sliding glass doors overlooking the in-ground pool and offers a view down the river. Add to this a 40 foot glassed in porch and you have room for a very large family gathering. The second floor bedrooms are separated by a unique cat walk that looks down on the first floor living space. In the basement is a large finished area with a wood stove making for a great game room. Outside there is a large garden spot which includes asparagus, raspberries, strawberries and blueberries. There is also an established composting area. The breeze from the river keeps the house comfortable in the summer and full of fresh air. This all sits on 4 acres that is within walking distance of local schools, ball fields, tennis courts and a major grocery store. The land can be subdivided for 2 additional river front lots – see the enclosed map that shows a possible division. Don’t be surprised to see bald eagles as well!


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