• 1742 sqft , 1 bath , 3 bdrm 1 3/4 story “Farmhouse / New Englander” – FOR SALE USD189,000 . 1820's Farmhouse on 3 Peaceful Acres
in West Gardiner, West Gardiner
Welcome to 115 Collins Mills Road West Gardiner, Maine, Kennebec County. Come and experience the peaceful setting for this charming 1820’s farmhouse tucked on the knoll of this 3 acre lot. Cozy spacious eat-in kitchen has loads of morning light. Mudroom off back of house has good coat/shoe storage as you come in and on in to the kitchen. The family room could be used as a formal dining room if needed, as there is another den, and a living room. The first floor also has a laundry room, front foyer, and a three season sunroom, as well as the full bath. The second floor has 3 bedrooms with wood floors in 2 of the rooms, carpet tiles in the 3rd. There is 1742 square feet of living area plus the enclosed porch with another 172 sf. Private drilled well & septic. Stonewalls, mature trees, perennial flower beds, (see more info at end). Owner has done many nice updates while maintaining the vintage charm. Updated efficient propane heating system, electric hot water heat pump, and newly lined chimney & capped. A second chimney is not being used and does need some repointing. Beautiful new hickory wood floor in the kitchen reflects the morning light. Three-season enclosed porch has new windows, supports were renovated, and new southern pine wood floor added, as well as freshly painted interior. There is a spacious updated first floor full bath. New vinyl plank flooring in mudroom. Kitchen appliances, stackable full size washer/dryer, and antique kitchen cookstove remain with the house. The cookstove is not hooked up. Laundry room on the first floor has some storage and folding area. Home has a full foundation with dirt floor, and the only crawl space is under the laundry room. Partial survey completed, showing 225 feet of road frontage. See survey. Two large sheds. Gravel driveway. Schools: MSAD11, Helen Thompson School. The very affordable property taxes in West Gardiner are another big plus about living in this quaint town with excellent access to both I-95 & I-295. Kennebec River& Cobbosseecontee Lake, and Stream are just a short drive away. Just 15 minute drive to Augusta. Easy commute to Brunswick, Lewiston/Auburn. MLS 1442119 NOTE: There are perennial gardens all over the place….8 different areas and plenty of wildflowers. There are Hostas, Black-eyed Susans, Daisies, Honeysuckle, Wisteria, Roses by the back door, Bee balm everywhere, Lilacs, Forsythia, Astilbe, Bleeding heart, decorative Chives, Liatris, Baby’s breath, Sedum, Lavender, Iris’, Gladiola’s, Echinacea, Daylillies, Peonies, Mallow, Creeping phlox, Border phlox, various scented herbs, and daffodils in the Spring. Essentially there is something blooming from Spring until Fall… ALWAYS! Come and see this special place!