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3071 Portage RoadPortage Lake, ME 04768Price: $450,000

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  • $450,000List Price
  • 2Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 356Acreage
  • 2,652Square Feet

Waterfront Maine Home For Sale in Portage Lake

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Listed by Rick Theriault of United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine

North Country Lodge

Property Description

North Country Lodge is a country log home for sale with 356± acres of river and lakefront land. The Maine country home has over 2652± sqft of finished living space. The year round accessible, 2-bedroom, 3-bath, waterfront log home located in Portage Lake, ME is a sportsman’s dream estate. The house sits off of the Fish River Scenic Highway on a well landscaped homesite. The soil near the home is farm class. The house is surrounded by lush green fields, and apple trees and grape vines. The woods beyond the home separating it from Portage Lake and the Fish River, are dense and stocked with merchantable stands of timber. The property has evidence of a very healthy and diverse ecosystem. Moose, deer, bear, beaver, turkeys and all manner of waterfowl live on and around the property. The Fish River and the chain of lakes it interconnects are a world-class cold-water fishery. This is an opportunity to purchase a country log home where you can have it all. Hunting land, waterfront, privacy, sustainability and access to a vast trail network to explore Maine’s North Woods. Call today, to schedule your personal viewing of the North Country Lodge log home estate.

Area Description

Portage Lake, Maine is a small town in northern Aroostook County. The population of Portage Lake, according to the 2010 Census, was 391 residents. The town also has a large number of seasonal residents that have camps on Portage Lake. The town of Portage is a stop along the Fish River Scenic Byway. The Fish River Scenic byway follows Route 11 from Portage to the town of Fort Kent. The views of rolling hills, farm fields as well as Portage and Eagle Lakes make this drive one of Maine’s most scenic routes.

Portage is a gateway into the North Maine Woods area. Maines North Maine Woods is a region of over 3 ½ million acres of privately owned, commercial wood lands. The region completely surrounds the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. Within this area you will find trout filled ponds and streams, more moose than people and some of Maine’s most scenic places. This region is visited by people who make their living in the logging industry, as well as outdoor enthusiasts that recreate in the region. Hunters, fishermen, hikers and nature photographers all come here.

Portage is about a 45-minute drive to Presque Isle where you will find the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Northern Maine Community College, Northern Light A. R. Gould Hospital as well as restaurants, banks, and more. Presque Isle is Maine’s northern most city and commercial center with a population of 9007 from a 2019 Census Bureau estimate. There is a commercial airport in Presque Isle connecting the residents of the area to the rest of the world.

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North Country Lodge is located in one of Maine’s 4-season recreational destinations. Portage Lake and the North Maine Woods area are visited by outdoor enthusiasts all year long. Spring time is open water fishing. The Fish River area is a world class landlocked salmon and lake trout fishery. The Fish River itself holds brook trout of bragging size. The woods surrounding the waterways are home to all of Maine’s wildlife. Ducks, geese, turkey, ruffed grouse as well as moose, whitetail deer and black bear are found in this area in good numbers. Hunters have sought out adventure in this region for decades. There are numerous Registered Maine guides that make their living guiding clients pursuing adventure in this area. Winter is a very busy time of year. Outdoor enthusiasts looking for snowmobile riding can find some of the best conditions as well as the best trails in New England right here. During the summer the numerous logging and farm roads make up a very nice ATV trail network that leads you thru some of the back country. If you are looking to play outdoors, look no further than Portage Lake, Maine.

Water Features

The North Country Lodge home sits on 356 +- acres of land with over 1100 +- feet of frontage on Portage Lake as well as over 3316+- feet of frontage on the Fish River. That is a combined river and lakefrontage of over 4436 +- feet. The Fish River starts at Fish River Lake and flows thru Portage Lake on its way to the St John River in Fort Kent. Along its course it flows into and out of several Lakes making up the Fish River Chain of lakes. Ten miles downstream from the property is St. Froid Lake. That 10-mile section of river makes a very nice canoe or kayak trip. Sightings of moose, deer, ducks, beaver and river otters would be common occurrences.  Fishing for trout and landlocked salmon in the spring and late summer are available right from the property.

Land Features

The log home sets back from Route 11 about 600+- feet. The trees surrounding the home add a high level of privacy for the cabin. The 52+- acres closest to Route 11 are comprised of farm class soils. Here you will find over 100 apple trees and grape vines growing. There is plenty of room for pasture as well as garden spots. The remainder of the acreage is largely wooded with softwood timber. White cedar, spruce and fir make up a good portion of the timber type. The land slopes down to the river from Route 11 where it is about 780+-feet above sea level to the river’s edge which is about 615 feet above sea level. The views of Portage Lake and the surrounding valley from the home are amazing.

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