MLS Number 1533958
- Address Lot3 Bog Brook Lane
- Property SubType Land
- MLS Status Active
- Acreage 17
Enjoy the beauty of Cutler Harbor and the scenic views of the Bold Coast Scenic Byway as you travel to private Bog Brook Lane (Way). This undeveloped rural, wooded lot is located in the Bold Coast Area subdivision. Build your off grid retreat in the heart of this Bold Coast area. The property’s southern boundary borders Maine Coast Heritage Trust conservation land. The 17 acre lot has a Tree Growth tax exemption and a Forestry Plan is available. Many of the sizable lots in the subdivision remain undeveloped, leaving a very natural woodland scenery with a variety of native species of trees and shrubs. This private lot is only 2/10 on a mile off the Rt 191, half a mile from the Bog Brook Preserve and 2 1/2 miles from the Cutler Public Lands. As you explore the area along the Bold Coast trail you will discover many more Preserves and trail heads along Downeast Maine’s Bold Coast.
From Bog Brook Lane, you have a short drive to Cutler Village to your south and to the nearby town of Machias. Cutler is located in Washington County, Maine and area also know as Downeast, Maine. The area has more shoreline than any other town along Maine’s coast. Cutler village is known for its picturesque boat studded fishing harbor, its many hiking and multi use trails, and historic Little River Lighhouse. The Cutler Coast Public Preserved Land, in Cutler and in Whiting, contains almost five miles of dramatic cliff-bound ocean shore. It represents the eastern tip of Washington County where you will find peatlands, blueberry barrens, partially forested ledges, and thick, swampy woods across the countryside. There are features like grasslands and meadows, windswept coastal headlands and steep, jagged cliffs that hug the 4.5 miles of undeveloped coastline.
The Downeast area is home to candy striped West Quoddy Head lighthouse and State Park in south Lubec and boasts hiking trails and a local history museum. It is at the gateway to the Bay of Fundy. New Brunswick, Canada is across the bridge to Campobello Island in Lubec, home of Roosevelt’s International park, picturesque Head Harbor Lighthouse and Herring Cove Provincial Park. You can also enter New Brunswick though the Calais border crossing from which you can access many Canadian destinations. It is part of the Bold coast trail system hosting several well known hiking trails along its rugged coastline. Traveling west along Rt 191 is Machias, the county seat. It is home to the Campus of the University of Maine at Machias, the Down East Community Hospital and many other amenities.
Recreation opportunities abound for the outdoor enthusiast and naturalist. There is beach-combing along the many public beaches, hiking on the local trails, and boating of all kinds are popular along the many coves and inlets and rugged coast line. There are many acres of preserved lands, state parks within minutes, There is the 127 mile Sunrise Trail for hiking, biking, horseback riding and 4 wheeling to explore. The newest offering in the Lubec area for hiking, biking, camping, paddling, and bird watching are the Cobscook Shores waterfront parks. Lubec and the surrounding area offer many opportunities for whale watching trips and seasonal ferries are available to and from Eastport, Campobello Island, Deer Isle, and Grand Manan Island. Inland you will find many freshwater lakes in the county that can be accessed for boating, fishing, and swimming. Bird watching is very popular because of the abundant variety of native and migratory birds. Hunting White Tailed deer, moose, Black bear and turkeys is seasonal in the thousands of acres Washington county’s woodlands.
The waters off of Cutler and the Downeast coastal area have tides that eb and flow more than 20’ twice a day, revealing opportunities to explore the oceans floor and unique tide pools. It is famous for its rocky bold coast and miles of inlets, coves and picturesque harbors. The Old Sow whirlpool reveals itself on the incoming tide just off the southwestern tip of Deer Island, New Brunswick, CA. It is the largest whirlpool in the western hemisphere. Fin Back, Minke, Northern Right Whales, and Humpback whales migrate to the waters between Lubec and Grand Manan Island. Harbor Seals, Bald Eagles, Osprey, are commonly seen. As you drive along the rural roads of Eastern Washington county you will see many acres of commercial blueberry land. These fields are blue with ripe berries in August and fiery red in the fall. Beside blueberries, the land is mostly evergreen forests harvested for lumber. Freshwater lakes and tributaries crisscross the interior of Washington County. Southern Washington County is home to Roque Bluffs State Park which has a great sand beach and picnic areas while in northern Washington County, you can camp and hike at Cobscook State park. Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, located in north central Washington County, purpose is to monitor and protect native wildlife, however they specialize in providing nesting and feeding habitats for many bird species. The refuge is located within the Atlantic flyway migratory route.
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