8 Bean Road, Buckfield, ME
$ 374,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#1534019
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyOXFORD
  • CityBuckfield
  • Zip04220
  • StyleFarmhouse,Federal,Greek-Revival
  • Year Built1844
  • Taxes$ 3056
  • Price$ 374,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage1920
  • Lot Size22.01 Acres
Data Source:
Maine Listings (MREIS)
Property Description

Introducing the E.C. and M.I. Record Homestead in Buckfield. This home was built in 1844 for members of the Record Family who were among the first settlers in Buckfield. Since 1977 David & Pat Ledlie have painstakingly and lovingly preserved this Greek/Federal Revival style home now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Set on 22+ bucolic acres, this idyllic farmhouse offers a sun soaked kitchen & sunroom, cozy living room w/ wood stove, first floor bedroom & full bath all allowing for single level living. Two bedrooms, a full bathroom and two more large rooms on the 2nd floor can be used as additional bedrooms or living space. The barn has been impeccably preserved and re-supported and offers a heated space currently being used as a woodshop. Enjoy stunning views of Streaked Mountain and appreciate the variety of mature trees and plantings gathered from around the world and planted from seed by the Ledlies. The Record Homestead is a fine example of a late transitional Federal to Greek Revival style home. The elaborate Greek Revival corner pilasters on the exterior and Federal and Greek Revival style interior trim of the Cape Building, crafted by a local carpenter, are among the most prominent architectural features. Other, simpler, features include the extremely well maintained wood clapboard and shingle siding, window trim, front doorway, and granite foundation. **The Preservation Easement' protects the exterior of all the buildings. It protects the interior of only the Cape building, allowing for renovations and upgrades in the rest of the House and the Barn. A 'Conservation Easement' on the Field prevents it from being developed.

General Features

Amenities 1st Floor Bedroom, Glassed-in Porch, Laundry - 1st Floor, One-Floor Living, Out Building
Basement Partial, Unfinished
Construction Wood Frame
Cooling None
Electric Circuit Breakers
Garage Yes
Gas Y/N Bottled
Location Near Town
Number of Garage Spaces 2.00
Parking 1 - 4 Spaces
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type A
Restrictions No Restrictions, Other Restrictions
Roof Metal, Shingle
Sewer Septic Existing on Site
Status Active
Style Farmhouse, Federal, Greek-Revival
Tax Year 2021
View Fields, Mountain(s)
Water Well Existing on Site
Water Heater Electric, Heat Pump
Zoning RES

Interior Features

Appliances Included Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Range, Refrigerator, Washer
Equipment Generator
Floors Tile, Wood
Heating Fuel K-1/Kerosene, Oil, Propane, Wood
Heating System Direct Vent Heater, Forced Air, Stove
Rooms 10
Sqft Finished Above Grade 1920.00
Sqft Finished Below Grade 0.00

Exterior Features

Driveway Gravel
Exterior Shingle Siding, Wood Siding
Foundation Materials Granite
Lot 5-7 & 6-2A
Roads Public
Water Info: Water Frontage No
Water Info: Water View No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 04220

Statistics provided by Inside Real Estate

AVG $280K
AVG $2,537
AVG 97
Year Built
AVG 1970

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