Country Home for Sale in Coastal Maine

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This two-story country home offers 2100+ feet of living space. Walk in on the country porch that stretches along the front of the original home and enter a newly renovated home with additions There is a dining room as you enter with the kitchen behind it. A small laundry room leads you to the master bedroom. This spacious bedroom is 16’ x 20’ and the kitchen, dining room and laundry room are 28 x 20. On the other end we have a 20 x 18 ‘ living room, first floor bath with jetted garden tub and granite counter. A small room currently used as a sitting room could be a 4th bedroom.

On the 2nd floor there is a great room with a kitchen-ett and living room. A bath and 2 bedrooms complete the 2nd floor. This could be used as an in-law apartment or teen-agers suit.

The grounds house a 12 x 20’ “she shed” and a 48’ x 40’ heated garage with 2nd floor living quarters. All this on 6.97 acres. Great location for a home business, additional income from rent or occupy the whole property giving you room to grow or perhaps start a family hobby farm. One is limited only by their imagination.

Trescott today is a rural seaside community of a little over 300 full time residents. It covers about 25 square miles near the most northeastern tip of the US. With such a small year-round and seasonal population, Trescott has been part of Maine's 10 million acre unorganized territory, with no local government, since the town de-organized in 1945. As an unorganized township with few county services, property taxes are still lower than otherwise typical in Maine. Schools are attended in nearby towns. Local news is covered by the Machias Valley News Observer in the county seat of Machias, about 20 miles west of Trescott, and the Quoddy Tides in Eastport, about an hour away.

The terrain in Trescott is hilly and mostly forested, rising irregularly from sea level on the coast up to about 230‘ at the hilly peaks. The coastline on both the bay to the north and the ocean to the south is mostly rocky, with a steeply rising shore. Several small streams and brooks drain to the bay and the ocean.

Trescott is informally divided into north and south regions, with no roads joining them without leaving town. There are two major 2-lane roads cross the town: State Rt. 189 crosses the north side on the way east into neighboring Lubec and the bridge to Campobello; State Rt. 191 crosses in the south from Cutler into south Lubec. A few small paved and unpaved roads wind into the woods to homes hidden back in the trees. Many of the homes are along the coast, and as in the surrounding towns, there is very little traffic — and no traffic.

The Downeast region of the state includes Washington County, also known as the Sunrise County as it is the first in the nation to see the sun rise each day/ It is bounded on the south by Hancock County, on the West by Penobscott county, on the North by Aroostook County (also known as THE County by Mainers) and on the East by the Atlantic Ocean and the beginning of the Bay of Fundy.

Dotted throughout the area on the other side of Rt. 1, away from the coast, are small towns and traditional Downeast hamlets. Throughout the region, the things that make people nostalgic for the “good old days’ still carry on. Besides the traditions of hunting and fishing, sailing and other outdoor recreations are the small town events, church suppers and summer fairs, with petting zoos and cotton candy, rides for the kids and 4-H exhibits for all. The pace of life is slower, but the modern amenities are available. A great place to live, work and play.

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Listed by Debbie Holmes of United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine

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