Well maintained Maine Country Home in Sherman, ME, Maine-3 story Farmhouse/ New Englander built in 1910, 4 bedrooms and 2 bath approximately 2357+/- sq feet. Beautifully landscaped 1.34+/- acre lot with land on both sides of Foster Brook, many varieties of mature trees, perennial plantings, mature apple trees, a crab apple tree and wooded private backyard create a very private oasis for family enjoyment. This home has had many renovations over the years with ongoing maintenance as needed. The most recent updates have occurred from 2021 to currently to modernize the home to improve energy efficiency, safety and comfort while respecting and enhancing the original character of this property. The access to High Speed Broadband internet makes this a great location to be able to work from home. If you can live and work anywhere…why not live and work here from your country home in Sherman, ME?
The home is entered from the large glassed in front porch usable for 3 seasons and is a beautiful feature of this charming country home serving as a mud room and storage closet for coats and outdoor gear. The large eat in country kitchen features custom cabinets and a traditional wood cook stove and has been updated with a new Bosch dishwasher, Samsung smart propane stove, new stainless steel kitchen sink with new fixtures with built in reverse osmosis water system modernize and update the kitchen. The laundry room is conveniently located off the kitchen and has a new LG washer and dryer. There is an attached carriage house/shed for additional storage and can be used as a workshop and to outdoor implements, snowmobile, ATV, etc. The first floor bedroom has been updated with new walls and an added closet and the first floor bathroom has a new toilet, vinyl flooring and new fixtures. There is a full unfinished basement with interior access. There is a crawl space under the kitchen/laundry room addition. In 2021 and 2022 there have been many improvements to this beautiful home to make it more energy efficient, modern updates and more comfortable. These include basement and attic spaces have new foam sprayed insulation, new Forced hot air oil furnace with new stainless steel chimney lining, new oil tank, rebuilt exterior brick chimney, and added masonry to interior brick chimney, added masonry to exterior cinder block chimney (shorter one) and a new heat pump water heater.
New updates on the second floor include restored plaster walls upstairs in hall, bedroom, and bathroom added light switches for overhead lights in bedrooms and hall, second floor bathroom remodel - added shower, new floor, new fixtures, new toilet. All of the new light fixtures are LED. New heat pump for the second floor placed to benefit both the second and third floors for both heating and cooling. There is a new stairway that leads to the 3rd floor attic area that has been converted to approximately 475 sq ft of living space with an additional bedroom and family room, 2 closets and 2 new windows installed. The cork flooring compliments the rustic exposed beams and trim work. From the bedroom window there is a spectacular view of the beautiful wooded backyard adorned with maple trees and multiple mature perennial plantings. You feel like you have your own modern tree house! New ceiling fans with lights in bedrooms on second floor and two new rooms on the third floor. New track LED lighting in the third floor bedroom and the living room provide increased lighting for reading, studying or working on projects. New honey comb blinds in most windows throughout the home. This home is move in ready!
The property is a 5 minute drive to Interstate 95. You can be in Houlton in 40 minutes and Bangor in 75 minutes! Sherman has an approximate population of 850 residents. From this property you can walk downtown in less than 5 minutes to the Town office, Post Office, Thriftway-groceries and hardware, town library and park. Just before the interstate there are two gas stations. The area is predominantly a farming community with local potato farms, a strawberry farm and multiple Amish family farms in the area with multiple locally grown farm stands for access to fresh produce. In the 1880’s Sherman had a starch factory, grist mill and 2 sawmills. Molunkus Stream provided power to the mills and runs through the main village. Foster Brook that is runs through this property flows into the Molunkus Stream. Molunkus Stream is an excellent Trout stream in early spring. There is ATV and Snowmobile access from this property. This is a 4 season recreation area with snowmobiling, ATV riding, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, skating, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, nature and wildlife photography, biking swimming and the list goes on! Also close to the Northern Entrance of Baxter State Park, Katahdin Woods and Water National Monument and Scenic Byway, and a vast network of lakes and trail systems. Come, see and experience what Sherman, Maine and check out this beautiful updated home that is ready to move in!