Country Homes for Sale in Maine
Find Farms, Ranches, and Acreage for Sale
One of the country's smallest agricultural economies, Maine punches above its weight when it comes to blueberry production (7 percent of the national total) and maple products (15 percent). Lands of America has approximately 200,000 acres of Maine land and rural real estate for sale, totaling nearly $2 billion in overall value. Of the 16 counties in the state, Penobscot County has the most farms and rural land for sale. Looking at data recently recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program, the most land and rural property sales were also recorded in Penobscot County. Some suggested agricultural applications for land currently listed for sale in Maine include for orchard, irrigation, or row crop use. Outdoors enthusiasts can hunt for species including whitetail deer, bear, turkey, grouse, moose, ducks, and geese on land for sale here, while fishermen can cast for salmon, bass, and trout. Like the other New England arrival on Bankrate.com's 2017 list of top 3 best states for retirement, Maine drops points in the Kiplinger matrix for a number of income and state taxes that drive up the overall cost of living for retirees. However, with an excellent health care system, low crime rates and good quality of life, not to mention accessibility to Atlantic Coast cultural and business centers like Boston and New York, Maine is a stellar pick for the place in which to stake out your retirement years.