Pure Bliss

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One family, multiple generations, this old farm house is sharp as a tack and charming to boot.

Located down a long town maintained dirt road on the Alexander – Cooper town line with 170 acres, you will LOVE the sprawling open fields, views of forest below and Meddybemps Lake in the distance.

Built in the early 1900’s, this home has been well loved and it shows.  Over the last 100 years, the property has been used for farming, hunting and summering.  A true gem in  the land of dense forest, these open fields make it easy to add livestock and large gardens!  Provide for your family or the farmers market, many resources nearby to help you along the way!

A new barn built in 2011 serves well for equipment or alter for animals.  Two original barns remain for additional tools, wood or hay.

When entering though the side porch you’ll see a large woodshed to your right for convenience and a kitchen door straight ahead, a place to hang your coat and the back staircase traditional of most New England entries.  Step back to a simpler time in the kitchen where you can almost picture a full house, large meals, canning the harvest and late nights prepping for the following work day.  Currently a gas range and wood heat stove are the modern replacement of what likely would have been a wood fired cook stove, still making it the warmest gathering place in the home.  A large farmhouse table seats 7+ with some rocking chairs for good conversation, perhaps while snapping some green beans for dinner.  A large pantry makes room for all of your summer’s bounty and everything you need to prepare it.

When it comes time to retire for the day, nothing beats this living room with both early and late sun…and warmth from the brick hearth in the winter when there is little sun.

A first floor bedroom and 3/4 bath are great for when the home is less than full, making it easy to maintain the first floor during the winter months or just for ease of access.

Heading up over the handsome staircase the second floor features 4 average bedrooms and a “master bedroom” on the end with full bath and back stair case to the kitchen.

New windows in the master with some of the best views in the house!

Fulfill your hearts desire to go back in time or update with top of the line amenities and just enjoy the raw beauty of this modern day rarity. Major components such as well, septic and roof were just added in the last few years and the furnace of the 80’s is in great condition with little use.  From here on out it is up to you to bring new life to this well loved old home!

For more information click here: 22 Greenhill Road, Cooper

Go Big, Go Home!

3You would be hard pressed to recreate a home of this size for anything less than a small fortune!  These old homes offer so much character and life that new homes can not seem to duplicate.  Read on…Fall in Love!

With each generation, this old home was altered to suit it’s family’s needs, most recent upgrades such as kitchen and bath were completed in the 1970’s-1980’s.  A large barn added for equipment and office.  New roof/vinyl windows/vinyl siding added for ease of maintenance.  Now this grand home is ready for it’s next page in history.

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With proper repair and renovations, this home will be a show stopper!  Great original features – Large molding, hardwood floors, original mantels, winding stair case, lead glass window and french doors.  These spacious and sunny rooms are begging to entertain your friends and family, house your guests and celebrate your traditions.

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Wavering on the brink of love and intimidation?  Old homes get a bad reputation for being inefficient…but many of today’s building materials are made to adapt to old homes, make them more efficient, modern and comfortable.

Should the home itself not have you sold yet, surely the large corner lot will.  Then there is that barn…a rarity in town and likely the price of the home to reproduce today!

Envision, Buy, Do…It’s waiting for you, at a new reduced price to leave you more room for renovations!!

For more information click here: 61 Washington Street, Calais

 

Victorian Farmhouse

53 Washington Street

Right in the heart of town, parks, post office and downtown just a short jaunt away.  This beautiful home has been lovingly maintained for many years until recent circumstances resulted in a bank ownership.  Creating this once in a life time opportunity for you!

From the original mantels to the copper kick plates on the winding stair case, this home is not your average cookie cutter victorian.  The dining room features the original tin ceiling, two large built in china cabinets and artfully painted hardwood floor.  The double parlor has a beautiful bay window area overlooking the back yard, built in book shelves, closed fireplace and open arch way. The front formal parlor looks out onto the 3 season porch, features a marble fireplace, french doors and painted center floor.  Upstairs offers 4-5 bedrooms, bathroom with claw foot tub and back stair case to the kitchen which leads out to the garage/barn space.

The home is truly a gem but the corner lot really showcases it’s beauty while maintaining privacy in the fenced back yard with privacy treeline.  Endless space for the creative mind, hobbyist or large family…at a price that will leave your pockets happy!  See the link below for additional information.

53 Washington Street, Calais, ME