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MLS Number 1364466
Enjoy the raw beauty of the Bold Coast of Maine from this 46-acre oceanfront property. The tree lined driveway takes you close to the rugged waterfront where views of open ocean expand in front of you. It is an easy climb down the rocky frontage to the ocean floor. The current owners enjoy the benefits of the Tree Growth Tax exemption and according to the Forest Management plan, there is harvestable timber ready for the cutting. Low, low taxes, privacy galore and the raw beauty of the Bold Coast make this a truly amazing property.
Located in the Bold Coast area of Trescott TWP, Maine. The property consists of a variety of mixed wood trees and is currently under a State of Maine Tree Growth Tax Exemption Plan. According to the forester who developed the Forest Management plan, harvestable timber stands are available along with a biodiverse environment that includes habitats for many native species including deer, moose, ruffed grouse, Pileated Woodpeckers, and more. Along the Eastern boundary, a small stream runs west to east and provides addition wildlife habitat. The gravel road (right of way) divides the wood lot from the ocean front home lot. The property gently slopes to the ocean. The shore land has a beautiful carpet of moss among the Spruce and Cedar trees. It opens up to 400 feet of rocky shoreline with wild iris growing along its edges. The beach can be accessed by a short climb down the rocky ledges.
It is in an undeveloped area with mixed wood forest along with beautiful ocean vistas. A private gravel road right of way with power poles winds through the large subdivided lots allowing for privacy yet convenient access. The area is near several Bold Coast Trail heads, and this part of Trescott TWP is between the fishing village of Cutler with its picturesque harbor and Lubec, Maine home of West Quoddy Head State Park and the eastern most point in the United States. Trescott TWP is an unorganized territory of the state of Maine and is governed by the state.
The area is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. Boating, including kayaking and canoeing an be initiated from the property's shore front. Larger boats can be moored off shore. The subdivision's covenants allow for horseback riding, biking, and hiking within its boundaries. Beyond the subdivision, there are a miles of developed trail systems for hiking, ATVing and snowmobiling.
The Downeast area provides opportunities for whale watching, and ocean fishing. Guided boat tours of the islands and native wildlife are available. There are many summer and fall festivals in the surrounding towns. The Downcast area is home to many acres a blueberry barrens, conservancy land, and nature preserves. 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 , Canada or travel further north to the hillsides of Aroostook County. To the south is Ellsworth and the gateway to Acadia State park. and to the West is Bangor and the western Mountains.
The Bold Coast consists of many salt water coves and inland estuaries. Moose Cove opens into the Grand Manan Channel and the Atlantic Ocean. The property it a short distance from many bays that mark the beginning of the Bay of Fundy. The Downeast area also is home to many recreational lakes and water sheds that have a variety of fish.
The property is located half way between Cutler and Lubec. It is a short drive to Quoddy Head State park and Campolbello Island as well as the Cutler Land Preserve in the opposite direction. Lubec boasts the most shore land of any town in Maine (90 miles) because of its many inner bays and coves. There are numerous nature preserves and refuges that encourage public use while protecting habitats and endangered species. Lubec has over 4000 acres of preserved lands for hiking, biking and exploring while the Bold Coast Trails in the Cutler Land Preserve offers over 12,000 acres with trails along the Bold Coast as well as the upland peat bogs and blueberry fields. The Downeast Sunrise Trail system offers 96 miles of trails within Downeast Maine winding from Calais to Ellsworth along the old railroad tracks. Biking, hiking, ATV riding, horseback riding in the summer; snowmobiling and cross country skiing in the winter provide hours of recreational entertainment.
Downeast Maine – a great place for a visit or a lifetime!
Listed by Debbie Holmes of United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine