Rock Hill Farm - 23 acres for sale, with house - Lubec, ME

Posted on August 6, 2021Last updated 1 month ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

307 south Lubec Road, Lubec, Maine 04652

Total number of acres available with this property:

23.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

6.0

Acres of pasture:

3.0

Acres of forested land:

20.0

Other open and/or non-farmable land:

Spring water creek (Source Drinkable)

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?:

No

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

No

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

Yes

If the property is contracted to be sold through a real estate agent, please provide name of agent and/or agency and the MLS #:

https://www.dueeast.com/realestate/agent/greg-walston/
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Types of water sources present

Shallow well or spring reservoir
Irrigation system
River/stream
Town/municipal water

Water sources details

Town's main underground Aquifer overflow outlet through granite fissure that flows into creek that flows across property and drains eventually to the Bay of Fundy. Self contained on property with total rights to water.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

48 foot refrigerated/insulated road trailer mounted on ground foundation for run in barn or storage or grow room or cold storage/food processing. Started garage framing, 450 square foot greenhouse with trellis and irrigation system installed. Front property fencing, plenty of parking, potential campground, permaculture, Tavern (farm to fork)

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

Main house is a restored 1799 Colonial post and beam house built from English ship timbers from local shipwreck in 1798. 3 Bedroom, 1.5 bath, Colonial hearth fireplace with SS Chimney liner, full kitchen with pantry/laundry, full bath with jet tub, all new wiring, plumbing, HVAC, backup generator and side porch processing kitchen, seedling nursery.

Equipment and machinery

None available
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale

Property for sale

$259,000 - $279,000 Cash preferred for quick closing. Single Owner needs to move with relatives for health reasons.

Sale price

$279,000
Additional Information

Description

For many years this property was a Strawberry and Pea farm and the creeks had trout running in them. The Bay of Fundy is right across the road at 100 yards and the Canadian border is about 1000 yards away. The air is fresh and ultra clean, A Quiet and very peaceful place that many families and single people have escaped to from the World. Rich soil for growing anything, super clean water that is safe to drink from the source. Short growing season but capable with greenhouse starting the seasons and delaying. I Grew tomatoes from April to December among field crops of greens,potatoes and onions. This entire property was cleaned and tons of screened seafood compost was hauled in to the fields to jump start growing operation. This is a "Certified Naturally Grown" certified property as well as a USDA Registered farm. There are several tax exemptions available as well as Grants for developing any acrage in Maine over 10 acres. This property has the perfect elevation and layout for a tent camping operation like "Hipcamp" or "Tentr" and is easily accessible from a popular high traffic destination at the West Quoddy lighthouse at the Easternmost point in the U.S.  This house was built in 1799-1801 as a home and doctors office and was built from salvaged English chestnut and cedar ship beams and timbers and has been totally restored with modern features including radiant heat piping in floors, new propane furnace as well as a new mini split heat pump with A/C. New electrical 200 amp service with a new generac back up house generator. New spray foam insulated PEX plumbing and fixtures. Basement spring head along with town water and private septic tank/field (1995). There is a old White Quartz surface mine on site and apple trees, berries, blueberry fields behind property and plenty of wil animals and migratory birds year around. 

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