MLS Number 1405863
- Address Lot 16 Downs Road
- Acreage 36
36 +/- off grid acres located on Downs Road in Sebec is close enough to grid power to get it if you need or want it. A great choice for a sustainable lifestyle homesite or vacation cabin. Land – This parcel stands above the crowd of mid-size lots because of the expert tree thinning recently done leaving a park-like setting. You can walk from the road to the far reaches of the property on trails with views of nearby hills and valleys emerging as you go. A nice mixture of mature trees like red and white pine, spruce, white cedar, maple and ash trees will provide you and the wildlife shade, cover and future return on investment. Starting from the 600+ feet of deeded road frontage the property has an elevation of 520+/- feet above sea level. From there the ground elevates gradually over it’s nearly half a mile of depth to 800+/- feet elevation. This is not boring land, it has a history of farming evidenced by stone walls and areas of level ground. A semi-seasonal creek could potentially be used as a mini-hydro project or a feeder for a private pond. The road is town-maintained summer and winter. The land is currently off-grid, however, grid power is approximately 2,000 feet from the boundaries in either direction. Recreation – If you live in New England you know that Maine is abundant with outdoor recreational opportunities. The area nearby this property on Downs Road in Sebec, Maine is blessed with more than its fair share of it. Several nearby rivers like the Piscataquis and Sebec have excellent fishing and paddling. Two large glacial lakes, Sebec Lake and Schoodic Lake, will make even the most discriminating ships captain happy. Riders of snowmobiles and ATV’s will know they hit the jackpot of quality and scenic trails reachable from the property. Hikers can be on the Appalachian Trail in less than a ½ hour drive. Location – Sebec, Maine is the first town east of Dover-Foxcroft, which is the largest town and county seat of Piscataquis County. The Buck Hill property is situated 10 miles east of downtown Dover-Foxcroft and less than 40 miles from Bangor International Airport. The year-round population of Sebec is less than 600. It is a quiet and friendly community with a landscape of large forest, small farms and fields and lots of water. Don’t Wait – Call now for a detailed property information package including aerial, topographic, soil and other mapping.
Listed by Phil McPhail of United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine
Listing Sold by The Land Brothers