MLS Number 1486579
- MLS Status Active
- Property SubType Land
- Acreage 207
This large, wooded lot consists of 207± acres located in the border town of Calais, Maine. The lot offers a mixture of tree growth, wet lands and plenty of wildlife including signs of moose, and deer and smaller birds and game animals. Because it is rich with wildlife it was used as a hunting camp for one of the previous owners who was a licensed hunting guide. Remnants of the old camp still remain on the property. Build your new hunting camp or off grid homestead here. While the property is very private, it is only a short drive to Calais, Eastport and the Canadian border town of St. Stephens. The access road has had some upgrades by the local ATV club building a wooden bridge over the stream making this a great recreational property as well as a working wood lot. The property is in tree growth and has marketable timber ready to harvest in the next year. Calais is one of two cities, the other being Eastport, located in Washington County, Maine. The city borders St. Stevens, New Brunswick, Canada and offers three border crossings. The two countries are separated by the St. Croix River which flows down to the Passamaquoddy Bay and into the Atlantic at the beginning of Fundy Bay. The river is a deep river which accommodates shipping. The crossings into Canada are located just 15-20 minutes from the property, making this a great location for a home base to explore the surrounding areas natural beauty and of course all the summer festivals like the Birding Festival, Pirates Festival, Salmon Festival. Washington County also knows as the Sunrise County as it includes the most easterly point in the United States and that is where most believe the first rays of sun shines on the continental US. It covers 2,258 square miles (2,563 sq, miles of land and 695 square miles of water). The population as of 2010 was 32,856 which works out to about 13 people per sq. mile making it the third least populated county in the state.
Listed by Debbie Holmes of United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine