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MLS Number 1375640
Hammond Brook Forest
Hammond Brook Forest is a 376+- acre tract of recently harvested timberland. The acreage consists of a well-stocked forest of young softwood species of spruce and fir. The topography of the property as you enter on the western edge slopes down to Hammond brook which meanders across the width of the parcel. The land then rises up from the brook to its height of nearly 720+- feet above sea level. The land has a varied terrain from flat to sloped and some steep areas. The parcel has an extensive interior road system allowing access to every corner of the real estate via atv or foot. There are dozens of potential building sites for an off-grid home or recreational cabin. The soils of the property are very good and predominantly well drained loams.
The property is readily accessible from Route 1, yet private. The road onto the property, ends on the property. This is an ideal off-grid, private home site. From the height of the property the ability to obtain panoramic views of the St. John Valley can be had as well as perfect solar orientation for that off-grid home. The over 12000 feet of interior roads provide great hiking, biking and walking opportunities where sightings of grouse, deer and moose will be common place. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain an accessible, private, well wooded parcel with farm class soils that has views, a trout stream and abundant wildlife at a great price. Call today to request a personal viewing of Hammond Brook Forest.
Hammond Brook is a gravely bottom trout stream that meanders across the width of the property. Nearly a mile of babbling, trout filled waters make up the primary water feature on the property. A few isolated beaver ponds are hidden amongst the forested acres as well. Standing on an old beaver dam while exploring the property recently, I had an otter swimming in the pond approach me to get a better view of what was standing in on the edge of his secret pool. Hammond Brook is a tributary to the St. John River which is just a few miles from the property.
The 376+- acres of Hammond Brook Forest have farm class soils that grow everything well, including the softwood timber that is well stocked throughout the acreage. Remnants of farm fields are found on the western edge of the property. They could be reclaimed or left to return to forest land. The varied terrain of the parcel has opportunities for home sites, food plots and hiking trails.
Cyr Plantation Area
Cyr Plantation is located in northern Aroostook County near the border crossing community of Van Buren. The population of this lightly populated area was 117 in 2010. The area is farm and forest land, with a rich Acadian heritage. The area is blessed with four seasons to enjoy. Winter is the longest season so winter sports and recreation make this a destination for snow mobile enthusiasts as well as dog team racers and biathletes.
Spring, summer and fall are especially beautiful times to live in northern Aroostook County. The numerous lakes, rivers, streams and ponds are frequently visited by fishing enthusiasts in pursuit of Maine’s cold water species of salmon and trout. The waters of the St. John River have a growing population of muskellunge, and the annual Musky Derby in nearby Fort Kent has fisherman from across the country competing for tens of thousands of dollars in prizes for winning anglers.
ATV enthusiasts have a vast trail network throughout Aroostook County to explore. Most of the communities in this area have made allowances to welcome riders into the business areas to reach dining, fuel and other businesses. The vast tracts of timberland, farm fields, rolling hills and breathtaking vistas are waiting for you to come and explore. Hunting for large whitetail bucks and numerous grouse in countless covers can fill your autumn calendar.
Shopping opportunities are available on both sides of the border. Nearby Presque Isle has its Aroostook Centre Mall and across the border in Edmunston, NB Canada you can find the Madawaska Centre. Healthcare is found at the Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle as well as the Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent. Higher education is available at the University of Maine campuses in both Presque Isle and Fort Kent. Come home to Cyr Plantation where you can live, work, learn and play.
Listed by Rick Theriault of United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine