PAL Livestock • ~420 acres for sale • Merrill (Aroostook County), ME)

The Land

Property owner

Farmer or farm family

Location

620 Clark Road • Merrill, ME

Total number of acres available with this property

420

Acres of cropland or tillable land

210

Acres of pasture

210

Acres of forested land

219

Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

  • Drilled well

Water sources details

4 Wells on site

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

See full description for more info on buildings

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

Original structure built in 1880, relocated, rebuilt and added too in 2004, sitting on a full concrete foundation (26x42@9' - new stringers and beams / 24x48 @ 8' - floor trusses). Well built, well insulated, newly wired, newly plumbed, (2004) quality borne with 2 baths downstairs and one bath up; 3 bedrooms on ground level and 2 bedrooms up. Options for multiple new bedrooms or there is a 20x24 unfinished second story room that could be built out to an inlaw or efficiency apartment with entry from the garage. Interior finishes are SR walls and ceilings up, decorative drop, tile & SR ceilings dowo, HW, Gd laminate, pine plank & vinyl flooring, wood trim & 6-panel solid doors throughout. Good lighting fixtures, good kitchen & bath cabinetry and fixtures, dual heating system(+) with OHW/WHW 8-zones + beat pump (HP) in living room and HP water heater for summer water. Garage door access to basement, to main sections + partitioned office area (unfinished) but functioning. Laundry in basement+ 1 on floor 1. 12x26 PT open porch.
Attached 20x30 high bay garage, insulated & heated with large overhead door used for storage.

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

Manure storage barn; Full line of tractors and a round baler with in-line wrapping piece of equipment and also manure spreading attachment available for separate sale/negotiations.

Is the property enrolled in a current use or other state program that affects property taxes?

Yes

Is the property protected with any type of Conservation Easement?

Yes

Easement details

Currently in the process of protection option with an Agricultural Conservation Easement with Maine Farmland Trust

Is there a forest management plan for forestland on the available property?

Yes

Is the property certified organic, or does it qualify for organic certification under federal organic regulations?

Yes

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

  • Property for sale
  • Property for lease
  • Other tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Standard Sale, Owner Finance Sale, Partnership options can be explored with seller.

Sale price

$850,000

Additional Information

Current landowner is at a place of needing to phase out of the day to day farming activities and wants to see the best for this land. Looking to sell this property and/or equipment that has been used (still, currently) as a Beef cattle production - Cow/calf - Forage production Hay and Haylage, with well maintained buildings, home, fencing and acreage.  The seller has extensive soils maps and data upon request.

Site Improvements: New well with good pressure of 6+gpm, along w/modem septic system at home site. Gravel driveway. 

3 other new wells near barn, east parcel and south parcel that feed waterers via summer above ground waterlines. 

Extensive fencing. Heated above ground waterers (2 in main barn, 1 outside of the barn and one in the field to the east of the main farmhouse on a concrete pad); 2 spring fed waterers in the heavy use area

 

Detached Storage Shed: Older, insulated 20x24 storage shed. Used for storing supplies

 

Barn: 40x80 P&B + 2-12x80 side bays. Traditional P&B construction, boarded and metal end walls, metal side wall on north, open south, metal roof, 12 divider pens within+ gates, concrete floor. Minor electrical + water from well. There is a ( 40x64 + 18x64 + 60xl60) heavy use concrete area at both ends of the barn and to the manure storage barn.

 

Manure storage/ Barn: 70x48, new with concrete floor, 8' concrete/EB sidewalls wilh 8' 2x6 WF above, truss roof, metal siding and roofing, 100 amp electrical with minor wiring. Near new. 

Barns are 800' from the public way on a well established gravel road. The site is 1,500'+/-to the nearest flowage with gentle slope and 30'+ of elevation to the brook. The NMP indicates low risk. 

Cabin woodshed: 8x24 WF - boarded siding, plank floor, sliding door, ASP roof. Newer than cabin. On blocks. 

Pricing TBD, awaiting appraisal information. 

This property consisting of approximately ~420 acres is currently going through the protection process with Maine Farmland Trust and will be protected with an Agricultural Conservation Easement at the time of the sale. More information can be provided about this upon request to the FarmLink Coordinator, Sue Lanpher - [email protected]

Priced at $850,000 - 415 acres, buildings and farmhouse with 5-acre FSA

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