#411 - Professional draft horse training farm with gardens (some in high-tunnel) in Hebron, ME (western), seeks an on-site investor, partner, or co-owner. There is a work/lease-to-own option for sustainable farming, forestry, possible commercial kitchen and recreational expension. Property inclues 45A of woodland (15A in sugar maple), and 45A in highly productive hayland as well as pasture with trails. Buildings include; a new two-bedroom home; a 40' x 60' work shop; a 30' x 96' high tunnel; an 18-stall barn with apartment; three field sheds; and a 40' x 150' hay barn. This is a well-established business with low debt-to-asset ration and solid working student program, located with 3000' frontage on a state road close to Lewiston/Auburn metro area and Interstate 95.
#520 – Recently working dairy farm for sale in Benton, ME (south-central): about 215A includes about 80A of cropland, about 21A of quality pasture, and the balance in woodland. Buildings include a 1962 sq ft, five-bedroom cape farm house with a 22’ x 24’ attached two-car garage; USDA-approved and certified 100-head manure pit; two hay barns, a horse barn, an equipment barn, manure pump house, milk room and milking parlor; a rustic cabin near frontage on nearby river. Owners wish to retain about 10A. Asking $448,000.
#522 – Farm for rent in West Newfield, ME (southern): 6A, of which about half is a beaver pond and half open land, with about an acre clear of rocks and stumps that is tillable or can be used for pasture. There are two buildings: one is a newly-refurbished, partially-furnished house with a large shop with private toilet and sink, the other building includes a root cellar and a long, narrow cellar adaptable to mushroom growing. Owner plans to build an attached solar greenhouse for growing and to provide a heat source for a bunk house that is under construction. There is material on site to construct a tractor shed. There are eight cold frames planted on a large south slope with room for others and a 30’x60’ garden with 5’ tall fencing and an attached shed. Owner has planted a variety of fruit and nut trees. Owner seeks a couple to rent the farm for $600/month as a business and retain 75% of the net profit, and is open to other innovative arrangements.
#525 – Farm in Frenchville, ME (northern) for sale or rent: 22.8A, of which about 6A is fenced pasture (3A tillable) and the balance 10A is merchantable woodland, with 6A of wildlife habitat. Buildings include a restored home with three or four bedrooms and bath, large kitchen, root cellar and large attached garage; a garden shed; a 3,000 sq ft pole barn with concrete floor, power and water, heavy use area and manure storage. An additional 167A are for lease nearby.
#544 – 18th century farm for sale in Nobleboro, ME (mid-coast): 63.5A with no chemicals, of which about half are pasture and half woodland, with 300’ of deeded waterfront on nearby Damariscotta Lake. Buildings, which are in need of same maintenance, include a 3,500 ft2 farm house with seven bedrooms, currently in two apartments generating $1500/month; a 120’ post-and-beam two-story barn with stalls; and a carriage house and garage. Property is about an hour north of Portland, near a major route, and twenty minutes from the coast. Asking $450,000.
#548 – Farmland for sale in Litchfield, ME (xx): 72A in two parcels of 36A each with about 700’ of frontage in each. One parcel has a 9A field with more land that could be put back into hay or pasture; the second parcel is mostly woodland used for pasture with about 10A currently fenced. Land is about eight miles from Maine Turnpike with easy access to Portland area.
#571 – Certified organic land and buildings for sale in Pittsfield, ME (south-central): about 17A, of which about 2/3 is open land under farmland easement. Buildings include a 2,100 sq ft, ten-room, 3 bathroom farmhouse, recently remodeled. Other buildings included are a 30’ x 48’ greenhouse; a 30'x48' greenhouse used for animal housing. Property is currently used as organic dairy and creamery. Owners will continue to utilize the barn and creamery until purchase is complete, retaining balance of the 100-acre farm and will retain ownership of the farm name and business. Asking $199,000 (lease with purchase option).
#588 – Farm for sale, in Gray, Maine (southern), on 11.5 acres with frontage on Pleasant River. It has been an equestrian center since 1979. Antique post & beam barn, as well as a twenty-stall barn with large indoor arena, outside riding ring, paddocks and run in sheds. The house is an 1830 Cape, two story, 4 bedrooms 2 full baths, wrap around porch, an open concept kitchen/dining/living area and sunroom. Steel roofs on all buildings. Many updates. Very private setting. Convenient to Maine Turnpike. Also, the farm would be suitable for other livestock, such as llamas, cattle, sheep, etc. Asking $829,000. All offers considered, owner financing possible. Can be sold turnkey with all equipment, supplies, tractor, trailer, truck, even horses!
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