Troika Drafts

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

955 Buckfield Rd, Rt 124, Hebron, ME, USA

Total number of acres available with this property:

101-150

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

1-5

Acres of pasture:

21-50

Acres of forested land:

51-100

Other open and/or non-farmable land

Woodlands produce firewood and occasional logs, some sugar maples and balsam stands. Some areas can be wet during rainy seasons allowing only light access. Several old apple trees along field lines. Woods are primarily trails, firewood, and wildlife habitat.
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Water sources details

Exceptional quality and viable water supply, 2 drilled wells on site with one connected to 2 year-round hydrants. (supplied a dairy farm with 80 milking cows and 80 replacement heifers at one time)

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

40x60 work and harness sales shop, 40x200 insulated main horse barn with 14x12 , 14x20 box stalls, 6x14 straight stalls, H&C running water. 80x180 two story hay barn, 60x80 four section loafing shed, 40x40 two story haybarn with attached 40x20 loafing shed, 30x96 high-tunnel greenhouse, misc storage buildings, 2 inground water hydrants

Farmer housing

Available

Farmer housing details

20x40 apartment w/monitor heating connected to main horse barn (new in 2012), 28x60 radiant floor, 2-bedroom ranch house (new in 2008) with it's own drilled well

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

working draft horses, harnesses with equipment 2 leather sewing machines, one heavy duty. hay chopper (bedding) 28hp tractor with bush-hog 40 hp bucket tractor 4-wheeler workshop full of tools, generators, etc.
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for sale
Property for rent
Other

Property for sale

Please see custom description
Additional Information

Description

Partnership opportunity, possible sale or lease, for entrepreneurial professional(s) with versatile barn/horse farm manager & gardening skills for private 150+- acre draft horse farm in western Maine. Quiet area with excellent soils conveniently located on well maintained state road; fifteen miles from interstate highway and urban area of Lewiston/Auburn, one hour to Portland or Augusta and 2.5 hours to Boston. Ideally situated for someone(s) who enjoys and has a dedication to daily chores, basic farm maintenance, working horses, gardening, and the outdoors. Zoning is farm and farm-related business friendly. Farm income can include garden produce, small livestock, training and schooling of draft horses, sales commission, and lessons. Interest in our fresh garden products by local restraunts, farm stands and bakers are expanding due to our garden and high-tunnel selections. Well suited with excellent expansion opportunities possible for value added garden products or recreational activites if desired. This is a sustainably managed and comfortable farm with several exceptionally well mannered draft horses.
 
Current owner is semi-retiring and may wish to keep an interest in the farm. Creative and flexible tenure options are available.
 

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