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Looking for land in the Montville ME area

 
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40 acres with water woods pasture preferred. Contact Jules via Moosage. Check out my other posts about our VT land. Thank you. Jules
 
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Jules Harrell wrote:40 acres with water woods pasture preferred. Contact Jules via Moosage. Check out my other posts about our VT land. Thank you. Jules



I have a house/barn for sale in Thorndike. The acreage is only 3.5 acres for sale, but I may be willing to lease 12-100 more acres. I am located 5 miles from MOFGA (My family sold the fair grounds to MOFGA) and 8 miles from Unity College. Same county and school district of course.
 
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Hi there thanks for your response. We plan to build a small strawbale house. We have our homestead farm on 40 acres here on the MA/NY/VT border with horses mules llamas dogs cats and bees. We also have 80 acres in VT. Our friends and community are around Montville/Bangor. We are interested in raw land with elevation, pasture, woods and good water. Kind of a small extension of our place here.
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I understand.

It is a nice area, but raw land is hard to find here with the Amish/Dairy Farmers. They all want my open land, but I do not dare do anything with it because if someone wants to buy my house, I want them to have the option of using the land. Twelve acres I do not care about anyway, but what if people wanted to have animals in the barn? They would want to have winter feed, and I could not let them have it if I had a lease agreement with a dairy farmer/Amish. Yet the dairy farmers/Amish do not want to put money in fertilizer and lime if they are going to lose the rights to use the land in a years time. So I plan to just farm it and keep my options open.
 
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Oh I totally hear you. We care take our land here to ensure we have hay and gardens each year.

That's why we purchased 40 acres here in Upstate NY next to my neighbors 1500 acres, and also adjacent to State Land. We have fought the state to keep them from logging the land, and also managed to keep the poachers gravel pit miners and cell towers off this land. It's a battle. The VT land of 80 acres is enough to protect the center should we decide to build there. Somehow the wind turbines missed our mountain but not by much.

I feel you. I agree with you. We are open to 30 acres or so, there's lots of options in the Old Town area of Maine, we are in no rush to buy. Right now living large, just looking for a parcel so that we can camp out and stay a while with our community in Maine. Should we sell VT I'll have plenty of cash available. If not, we will look at a smaller parcel and keep the VT land.

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