Business opportunity available in Patten, ME. For sale is a 22,080 square foot building on an 8.5 +- acre waterfront property at the edge of the commercial area in the town of Patten. The building is of metal frame construction with a large concrete slab. Both the roof and siding are metal. The property had been a manufacturing facility for wood flooring when built in 1985 and since 2013 has been used for several projects including the manufacturing of wood and grain pellets. The pellet manufacturing equipment is still there and can convey with the sale. There are three bathrooms as well as office space on the interior of the building.
The building has public water and sewer. It has 3 phase electrical power. It has a fire suppression system. Heat is provided by a very innovative biomass boiler that can use a multitude of fuels to provide heat. Designed primarily to use saw dust and or wood shavings as fuel. The boiler will efficiently burn even grains and convert that into heat for the structure. It will keep the interior of the building at about 50 degrees during the coldest part of the winter. This ability to burn a multitude of biomass materials to produce heat, helps you use either waste products from your manufacturing or various fuels based on the best price available.
The town of Patten is located in northern Penobscot County. The area has a long history of wood harvesting which is showcased at the Patten Lumberman’s Museum. If you are a manufacturer of wood-based products the location and building may be ideal for your business. Access to raw materials, a great facility to produce your product and then very good access to the interstate system to transport your products to market. Patten is conveniently located along US Route 11 and is just 10 miles from two access points to I-95.
Situated in the Katahdin Valley area of Maine, Patten is a picturesque town of 881 citizens according to the 2020 Census. Surrounded by several mountains along the Appalachians trail, Patten draws many seasonal visitors to the area. This is a 4-season recreational region with many miles of club-maintained ATV and snowmobile trails to explore. Located along the north entrance to Baxter State Park and the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument. This is a great area to build a business and live life to its fullest in a beautiful region of the state of Maine.
Do you have a business idea that you are looking for a location and a building to set up shop in? This is a great property that is waiting for your vision to grow here. Whether you will make pellets, build medical equipment from nearby hardwoods, or perhaps something totally different like say a brewery and restaurant in a recreational area, perhaps 19 Mill Street in Patten is just the sort of location and building you need.