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On 21 acres in Maine with fruit trees! Circa 1920. $170,000

January 27, 2024

Nice acreage with this house! Fruit trees on the property. The house was built in 1920. It is located on 21.02 acres in Houlton, Maine. The house features a covered front porch and hardwood floors, The property has a swimming hole, apple trees, cherry trees and plum trees. 15 minutes to the Canadian border. Three bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,493 square feet. $170,000

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From the Zillow listing:


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! Imagine coming home to your new home, driving along Back Ridge Road and spotting deer along this dirt road. 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. Game 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. One really unique feature is the tower! This has space for a library/sitting room and a curved staircase to an upper level for sleeping! 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!



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