Low cost Maine farms for sale, ones with the original barns are a good thing.
The big barn is the cornerstone of the Maine farm. Because hay goes in the loft. The grain and tack room for the work horses of yesteryear farming had a key purpose another end of the big post and beam barn. That was made to last.
But like dinosaurs, lots of the original big barns on a Maine farm have slowly sunk to their knees.
And unless there was a use for the out buildings around the big Maine farm barn, one by one those other axillary structures with specific original agricultural purposes did as well.
Sills go bad, roofs needing new coverings that don't get them do too on Maine farm buildings. Maintenance so so needed annually because exposure to the weather takes it toll. So working on the farm buildings is a necessary evil of time and money.
Part of the buying, enjoying lots of structures around the Maine farmstead home with all the land surrounding it.
Sinking, squatting, and open to the elements takes it toll on whatever collection of Maine farm buildings dot the country landscape. It is neat to find a set of buildings, a complete Maine farm.
So back to farms in Maine for sale.
You want to know what you are eating, think about what is causing all these cancers, illnesses that interfere with the quality of life.
Being healthy is the goal and leaving the busy city in the rear view mirror is the mission.
There is a budge, wish list of gotta have, don't want for the Maine real estate property listing purchase to always consider.
Here is a listing on 2050 US Rt 1 Littleton Maine, a farm with the barn, land and house for sale.
The place for sale has a wind generator, a heat pump. The woodwork inside with french doors, hardwood floors and trim is not as austere or simple as most farmsteads are.
Where the emphasis is putting the money into the out building, buying equipment, etc.
The farm houses with summer kitchens and sleeping porches or back sheds done over for the hired hands were purely functional.
Work was the order of the day and staying on the farm, not losing it.
This farm in Maine would be ideal for a truck garden, road side stand sales operation.
Enjoy 1500' of frontage on US Rt 1 on the east and also the same long stretch on the ITS 83 snow sled and ATV trail on the west.
Could make a country inn, bed and breakfast out of the old Maine farm house and use the barn with lots of interior work for functions.
When a price tag in the $70's hangs off the property listing, a Maine farm for sale, folks get excited anyway you look at the real estate.
Here is another farm in Maine for sale with 18 acres, no barn but a double garage, outdoor wood boiler and 2 full baths. One incredible attic bedroom with the view of Mars Hill Mountain, a water front frontage on Whitney Brook. The Maine farm is surveyed too. Yes, the hardwood floors, open front and back porches are on the feature list.
The price says only $109,500. Welcome to Northern Maine, where most of the properties are close to the Canadian border and all the listing prices are low to the ground. Easier to buy, own outright or to get a small mortgage that disappears quickly. We don't like, don't do debt.
Reach out, connect, raise those hands because no excuses acceptable. If you really want to know all about Maine farms for sale, to talk about barns, the working the land life style in Aroostook County.
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