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Benjamin Richards

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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2023, 10:03:27 PM »
Graham's results mirror mine, although I didn't need to force it the long way 'round with the quotes. I was initially intending only to fact-check my own cheeky suggestion, and was pleasantly surprised at what showed up.

But in seriousness, the realtor ought to have simply written, "This property abuts an active rail line." This is as specific a statement as I'd put in writing, and conveys the most important bits, namely that you can't park your travel trailer across the track, or use the RoW materials for craft projects to sell on Etsy. If the prospective buyer was interested in more details, then proceed from there.

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« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2023, 05:56:35 AM »
Getting back to the original topic, I have seen nothing here that I can afford.

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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #17 on: July 21, 2023, 01:43:35 PM »
GREAT OPPUTUNTIY JUST LISTED.

House with 8 acres along Trasks Crossing road. Close to Alna Center station and includes frontage of 850' of active WW&F ROW.

Join the growing commune of WW&F'ers living at Alna Center!

$430,000
3 bd 2 ba
1,829 sqft
1548 Alna Road, Alna, ME 04535
MLS#: 1566188

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1548-Alna-Rd-Alna-ME-04535/304939490_zpid/
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #18 on: July 21, 2023, 05:03:39 PM »
Join the growing commune of WW&F'ers living at Alna Center!

That's a rough crowd, I've heard.
What–me worry?

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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #19 on: July 21, 2023, 06:18:08 PM »
... includes frontage of 850' of active WW&F ROW.






I'm surprised that the listing agent didn't mention that in the property features or include a photo of the track / train passing the property.  Surely the proximity of the WW&F is worth adding say, $20K to $30K to the asking price?  8)
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #20 on: July 21, 2023, 07:25:13 PM »
I think my neighbor just renovated this house. He and his father are carpenters by trade and did a fair bit of work on what already was a nice house. I had the opportunity to check it out when the work was being done and have to say it’s a great looking house situated on a nice piece of land. It’s also very private from both the main road (218) and neighboring homes.

We’d love to welcome someone else with WW&F ties to the neighborhood (wait, is that a pun?!?)

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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2023, 04:09:39 PM »
While not on the WW&F ROW, this one is walkable to Sheepscot (it's effectively across 218 from Jayne's Way.)
https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/95242122_zpid/
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2023, 04:18:16 PM »
Would make a nice Air BnB for members.  Anyone interested in forming an investment group?
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2023, 06:12:08 PM »
It last sold a couple years ago..
« Last Edit: September 18, 2023, 06:30:07 PM by Mike Fox »
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #24 on: September 19, 2023, 07:53:40 AM »
Anyone want to buy a bridge?
Specifically abutting the site of the Whitefield Iron Bridge and including (or spans via easement) WW&F ROW:

7 Spruce Lane, Whitefield, ME 04353
$445,000
MLS: 1572378

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/7-Spruce-Ln-Whitefield-ME-04353/112665255_zpid/


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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #25 on: November 17, 2023, 01:23:43 PM »
Head Tide station area (not sure if it includes the actual station site) just came up in Alna:
This is the next property north of the "red cape"

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2155-Alna-Rd-Alna-ME-04535/304658843_zpid/

$359,000
2155 Alna Road, Alna, ME 04535
MLS#: 1577501
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #26 on: November 17, 2023, 02:07:04 PM »
Check out the oddly shaped property on that house - I wonder if the boundary is the right-of-way mound.  That was up for sale 10-15 years ago (I forget when exactly) for considerably less money.  I don't think the building looked as nice either.


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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #27 on: November 17, 2023, 02:10:48 PM »
According to the property tax map, the ROW (which WE own) bisects the property, so that the house is separated from the riverbank by the ROW. 

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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2023, 02:57:18 PM »
That was up for sale 10-15 years ago (I forget when exactly) for considerably less money.

I seem to recall it was more recent than that. But maybe not.

Before I saw the boundary map, I was highly suspicious of the "5 acre" claim. Now I see it's more like 1.5 acres of usable land, and 3.5 acres of floodplain.

And I thought my in-laws had goofy boundary lines...
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Re: Property/Houses for Sale Along/Including WW&F ROW
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2023, 03:20:47 PM »
The tax maps are highly inaccurate in that area, so its hard to know exactly what we own in relationship to this parcel. However, it does appear the W&Q-owned ROW does bisect this property.

The two attachments show the "approximate" property boundary in the real estate listing; the second shows an overlay based on the tax map.
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