Hog Bay Farms

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

207 Hog Bay Rd, Franklin, ME 04634

Total number of acres available with this property:

21-50

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

1-5

Acres of pasture:

1-5

Acres of forested land:

1-5

Other open and/or non-farmable land

Blueberry land - 16 acres
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Water sources details

see description

Barns and sheds

Available

Farm infrastructure details

Large barn, workshop, sales area with 1 bedroom apartment above.

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

1/2 Cape style built in 2003, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, daylight basement living room, radiant heat, plus wood stove. Balcony and porch overlooking the fields, salt marsh, and stream.

Equipment and machinery

None available
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Property for sale

Priced to sell at $360,000

Sale Price

$300,000-$400,000
Additional Information

Description

Historic saltwater farm lands with dikes on 5 acres bordering Card Mill Stream (headwaters of Hog Bay, Taunton River). Close to the Down East Rail Trail, a kayaking paradise, and close to Maine BLM lands. Modern 2 bedroom cape with custom 2 story spiral stairs. 16 acres of wild Maine blueberries, 3 acres pasture, on 1700' of navigable tidal stream. Annual blueberry harvest potential of 6000#-10,000 if field is split for alternate yearly production. Field has been in organic certification until 2015. Can return to organic in 2018. No insecticide since 2000, minimal herbicides. Herbicides used in 2015 were required to control grasses. Large barn, workshop, sales area with 1 bedroom apartment above. Retail blueberry sales have been on going since 2001. One of the most beautiful scenic vistas in Hancock County. The stream is host to tom cod, trout, elvers, alewife, smelts, and the eagles , osprey, fox, otters, and others ... What a show! 1/2 Cape style built in 2003, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, daylight basement living room, radiant heat, plus wood stove. Balcony and porch overlooking the fields, salt marsh, and stream. Priced at $360,000

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