Our home at 325 Adams Rd in Stoneham ME 04231 is situated on 5.67 acres.
It was custom designed with several principles in mind: self-sufficiency and energy efficiency using the most up-to-date technologies; the finest quality materials and workmanship; low maintenance so that if we spent much time away, the property would not degrade; accessibility that will allow us to "age in place" so that we could have many years of enjoyment from the house; expandability for any future add-ons; and salability by anticiapting current buyers' desires.
Also, we wanted the house to blend in with the environment, so we chose an exterior color that melted into the woods, and a low profile with simple roofline that is designed to be inconspicuous from the street. And speaking of the roof, it's a commercial grade standing-seam metal roof built for a lifetime.
This house is ideal for people who are looking for a year-round or vacation home.
In both design and location, it is a safe haven in troubling times and ideal for "preppers."
It's great for homesteaders who wish to grow their own food supply.
Foresters can harvest abundant wood.
Hunters will enjoy turkeys, deer, moose, and bear (seen on the property). Sportsmen will catch landlocked salmon, bass, white perch and trout and kayakers can paddle for miles on the more than 10 lakes, ponds, and streams in walking distance and within 10 miles of the property. There are infinite hiking and snowmobile trails for all levels of ability. There are several ski resorts within 20 minutes - 1 hour away.
Birdwatchers will love Little Pond at the bottom of the driveway, a grand bog with an impressive ecosystem that supports all kinds of ducks, geese, herons, owls, hawks, bald eagles, plus moose, beavers, otters, and mink.
Rockhounders can search for amethyst, beryl, feldspar, tourmaline and mica.
Our schools and libraries are excellent.
There are festivals and fairs in nearby towns year round; dogsledding in January; ice fishing derbies in February; Maine Maple Sunday in March; Open Farm Day in July; Blueberry picking in August; Apple picking in September; leaf peeping, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and hay rides in October; sleigh rides in December.
The air is fresh; the water from our drilled artesian well is pure and delicious.
Life is slower here, there is plenty of privacy and quiet, yet there are multiple cultural activities.
The cost of living is extremely low.
The New Hampshire border, where there is no State sales tax, is only 6 miles away.
When you experience the joys of living in rural Maine, you will agree with Maine's state motto: it is truly "The Way Life Should Be."