Italianate in Berwick, ME

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Added to OHD on 10/22/20   -   Last OHD Update: 11/23/20   -   14 Comments

25 Pine Hill Rd, Berwick, ME 03901

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  • $130,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1648 Sq Ft
  • 0.23 Ac.
Close in time for Halloween, Major fixer upper alert! Come restore this classic New England style home and bring it back to its glory days. This three bedroom, one bathroom home features original wide pine floors, ornate trim and tall ceilings throughout. Not for the faint of heart, the property will need a full renovation loan or a cash buyer. Seller is licensed real estate agent, Seller is listing agent.
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Jaylan Archer, Keller Williams Coastal Realty
603-610-8500 / (603) 836-8408
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14 Comments on Italianate in Berwick, ME

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  1. StacyStacy says: 467 comments
    1900 Maybe Craftsmen
    TX

    Not for the faint of heart? Naw, it’s just a diamond in the rough!! I love this house & the way it is now, the way I see it, makes it easier to restore! Looks to be a pretty lot too, just needs the right owner!

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  2. squirrelyonesquirrelyone says: 60 comments
    1900 Farmhouse
    Davenport, IA

    I love the random vibrant purple window trim in the attic, and go ahead and fire the hate my way: I love that kitchen wallpaper. (The kitchen with the green stove, not the kitchen with the white stove) Some like their kitchens minimalist, some like them with every possible feature jammed in and seven different types of grill popping out of the countertops – I like my kitchens with cheery wallpaper depicting food.

    When this house was being loved, I’m guessing it was loved a lot. We’re seeing a few faint shadows of a *lot* of personality. I bet someone was just proud as could be of her pink fridge that coordinated with the walls and floor tile. Hopefully it gets restored by someone who intends to give it another century full of pride, personality, and memories. I don’t know, I just feel like out of all the many beautiful homes posted here, this one would give all the others a run for their money when it came to telling stories that would make you smile. If only it could talk!

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    • KEYLIMEKEYLIME says: 999 comments
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      When I bought my house, it came with a pink refrigerator. A friend offered to help me paint it white. I couldn’t understand why. People pick the damnedest things to worry about.

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  3. KfideiKfidei says: 404 comments

    A lovely setting for a home that could be made charming and full of light. I don’t know why there are two kitchens. I do know that the room with the purple window frame would be my beautiful bedroom…float-y white curtains, floors scrubbed and waxed, a jug of wildflowers and a quilt on the bed. I’d add a huge comfy chair in the corner by the small window, for snuggling in to read on a snowy afternoon.

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    • KEYLIMEKEYLIME says: 999 comments
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      Why are there two kitchens? So the homeowner can have both a gas stove and an electric one, of course. But seriously, I think this house has great potential and I don’t see anything that would scare me away from tackling it, at that price. I like it.

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  4. Angie boldly going nowhereAngie boldly going nowhere says: 839 comments
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    I hope the perfect buyer will come along and give this poor old house a second chance. To live amidst those gorgeous trees proudly wearing their autumn colours would be a treat for anyone.

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    • KEYLIMEKEYLIME says: 999 comments
      OHD Supporter

      Those trees are wonderful. It’s not a large property but it certainly looks to be an engaging one. I’m going to run around and plant lots of Goldenrod….for starters. Asters. Lots of them, too. Mums….by the front door.

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  5. KarenBKarenB says: 343 comments
    1885 KY farm center chimney cape style
    KY

    A treasure indeed for a lucky person, hopefully who believes in restoration rather than remuddle, to have the opportunity to reclaim all this cute house has to offer. Virtually untouched which is a big plus, light filled and what could be a very nice yardscape.

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    • BoobtubeBoobtube says: 321 comments
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      1984 Post and Beam saltbox
      NY

      At .23 acres, not a lot to work with. Also unfortunately, tucked at a fork in two roads, makes it less desirable. The home itself is an unpolished gem but wish it’s location were different.

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  6. But, seriously though. At the risk of sounding dumb. Why two kitchens??????? I’ve seen it in other houses also.

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    • StarStar says: 11 comments
      1851 Victorian Farmhouse
      CT

      So everyone may have their own reason, but…. my husband comes from a large Italian family and all his relatives had two kitchens. In the “old days” when there were large families, a four burner stove and one refrigerator just didn’t do it, especially for all the frequent family gatherings they had…. so….. a second kitchen that could be used. And it was also assurance that when the electricity goes out, the family could still cook, one is usually gas and the other electric.
      Another answer, is that they kept Kosher and had two separate kitchens rather than two of everything in the same kitchen. Like I mentioned, there could be lots of reasons, but those are the few I know of!

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  7. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12596 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Flipped. But really, not bad although the glaring white is a bit bright.
    https://www.redfin.com/ME/Berwick/25-Pine-Hill-Rd-03901/home/100323475

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  8. KfideiKfidei says: 404 comments

    I think it looks like a brand new house. You can take that any way you’d like 🙂

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