Modern, compact, energy-efficient, well-maintained post and beam cape, nestled in the Western Mountains of Maine near Jay, Chesterville, Wilton. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Open concept living/kitchen/dining space around Finnish masonry fireplace. Full, dry, poured concrete basement. Music studio, writing cottage, woodshed.
78+/- acres of woods provide fuel for heating and trails for walking, snowshoeing, and skiing. One acre of fenced pasture suitable for animal grazing. Barn with animal stalls, hayloft and chicken coop. Masonry fireplace keeps house toasty on 3 cords of wood per year. Oil furnace/hot water baseboard heating system uses less than one tank of heating oil per year. Solar hot water with propane on-demand backup. Small sugarbush for making maple-syrup. Grow all the veggies you can eat in two large, long-standing garden plots with exceptionally fertile soil. Not certified organic, but organically managed for last 17 years. Make your own preserves and pies with fruit from a young orchard with plum, apple, cherry and peach trees. Gorgeous, easy maintenance perennial flower gardens. Fresh sweet water from your own well, with backup gravity-fed system.
Ideally situated: 10 minutes from Franklin Memorial Hospital; 20 minutes to downtown Farmington, a picturesque New England college town with vibrant arts community, restaurants, shops, movie theater and bookstores; 1 hour 45 minutes to airport in Portland; 3.5 hours to Boston; 5 hours to Montreal and Quebec City; 45 minutes to great alpine skiing; 1.5 hours from the ocean; world-famous flyfishing less than an hour away; minutes to great hiking and pristine lakes for canoeing, kayaking and swimming.
For more information contact Nicole Witt at Allied Realty in Wilton, ME. firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-778-9999, https://www.AlliedRealty.net