MLS Number 1445848
- Listing Status Active
- Acreage 16
This 16 acre coastal property is located along the bold coast of Lubec, Maine. The property consists of a variety of hardwood and softwood trees and is currently under a State of Maine Tree Growth Tax exemption Plan. According to the Forest Management plan, harvestable timber stands are available along with a biodiverse environment that includes habitats for many native species Along the northeastern boundary adjacent to the Boot Cove Road frontage is a small stream and beaver habitat that flows into the adjacent property. The property then rises to high vista with opportunity for open views of the Atlantic Ocean, Grand Manan Channel and the Bluffs of Hamilton Cove and Boot Head Preserves. Beyond the vista, the property dives to a fairly level lightly wooded area to a brushy open coastline. The 700 feet of shore is lined with magnificent boulders. The surf can be both serene and bold. A conservation easement protects the wild nature of this rugged habitat for ocean birds and native wildlife. This area along the Boot Cove Road is known for its high vistas and bold coastline. There are several large developed private lots with coastal homes. The property is located near several Bold Coast Trail heads, the fishing village of Cutler with its picturesque harbor, the historic and quaint village of Lubec, and West Quoddy Head State Park, the eastern most point in the United States. Campobello Island, NB Canada is a short drive across the International bridge in Lubec. The area hosts many opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Boating including kayaking and canoeing and can be initiated from many locations along the miles of inland bays and inlets in Lubec and around Lubec. Deep sea fishing, whale watching, and sightseeing off-shore are possible both privately and publicly. Residents and non-residents can try their luck clamming and lobstering with special town permits. On land, you’ll find miles of developed trail systems for hiking, 4 wheeling and snowmobiling. The surrounding towns of Lubec, and Machias, offer all needed conveniences. To the north is Calais, Maine and the Canadian border crossing into New Brunswick, CA or travel further north to the hillsides of Aroostiuck County. To the south is Ellsworth and the gateway to Acadia State park. and to the West is the city Bangor where you will find attractions such as; Hollywood Casino, Waterfront Concerts, and Bangor International Airport. There are many acres a blueberry barrens, conservancy land and nature preserves including Moosehorn Wildlife Refuge. The bold coast consists of many salt water coves and inland estuaries. Lubec is blessed with having the most coastline of any town in Maine consisting of inland bays and rugged bold coast. The area’s open waterways lead to the mouth of the Bay of Fundy. Seals play ad feed off the town breakwater. Eagle’s nest among the many islands. The Downeast area is also home to many recreational lakes and water sheds fo fishing, swimming and boating. There are many opportunities to explore nature, history, and culture in Downiest Maine. Several unique state parks, miles of beaches with public access, and nature preserves are easily accessible. The Bold Coast Trails and the Sunrise Trail system offer miles of hiking, 4 wheeling, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Each of the coastal towns have their own landmarks and attractions including the University of Maine at Machias, Machias’s Blueberry Festival, the Eastport and Lubec Pirates festival,, the city of Eastport’s, Art and theater programs, Lubec’s Summer Keys program and music concert series the Lubec - Campobello International Marathon, Pleasant Point’s Native American Heritage Days, and the Wabinaki Museum to mention just a few. Summer and fall offer farmer’s markets with locally grown produce, meats, dairy products and baked goods, along with local artisans’ arts and crafts.
Listed by United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine