This is my foray into the world of suburban house hunting and my endless battle with normalcy and sameness.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
284 Main Street Canaan, ME 04924
I see stuff like this and my heart goes pitter pat. Man how I would LOVE to do a bakery/cafe in one of these spaces & have my husband's podcast call the other one home.
Just because I'm so smitten with this little place I did some homework on Canaan ME.
Canaan is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,017 at the 2000 census. Geography
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 42.1 square miles (109 km2), of which, 41.1 square miles (106 km2) of it is land and 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) of it (2.30%) is water. Demographics
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,017 people, 777 households, and 570 families residing in the town. The population density was 49.1 people per square mile (18.9/km²). There were 979 housing units at an average density of 23.8 per square mile (9.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.87% White, 0.05% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.
There were 777 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.
284 Main Street Canaan, ME 04924
Status:CurrentBeds:1 Bed Baths:2 Bath House Size:2,542 Sq Ft Lot Size:0.30 Acres Year Built:1880
Property Details 2 historic buildings for the price of 1. This is an opportunity to invest in the charming little village that has high visibilty/high traffic count from Rt 2 the east/west highway. Rent all 3 spaces or live in the 1 bedroom apt. and rent the other 2 spaces. General Information Beds 1 bed Baths 2 bath House Size 2542 sq ft Lot Size 0.30 Acres Price $115,000 Price/sqft $45 Property Type Single Family Home Year Built 1880 Neighborhood Not Available Style New Englander Stories Not Available Garage Not Available Property Features
Status: Current County: Somerset County Approximately 0.3 acre(s) 1 total full bath 1 total half bath 4 total rooms Master Bedroom is 2nd Level Living room is 2nd Level Kitchen is 2nd Level Basement is Full Waterfront property Inclusions: Range-Electric, Refrigerator, Electric Water Heater Waterfront features: Stream, WATER BODY NAME: Carrabassett Lot features: Open, Business District, Major Road Access Lot size is less than 1/2 acre Topography: Sidewalks Zoning: Commercial Utilities present: Circuit Breakers, Private Sewer, Private Water Parcel Access: Paved Road, Public Road Basement Master Bedroom Parking features: On Site
Oil, Hot Air Exterior Construction
Wood Frame, Wood Siding Roofing
Fiberglass, Shingle Interior Features
Eat In Kitchen, Wood Floor(s), Finished Area Above Grade is 2542 sqft. Exterior Features
Gravel Driveway, WATER BODY TYPE: Stream Listing Agent
This listing is represented by a REALTOR® Data Source: MLS