Peter McPhail – Broker/Owner

A family legacy with a strong work ethic. Phil McPhail Sr. and Joan McPhail started McPhail Realty (Now Lifestyle Properties of Maine) in 1974 and today it is the largest real estate company north of Bangor. Peter developed his work ethic starting in middle school, where he helped at his dad’s office and worked weekends at his grandparent’s store.

Peter graduated from Husson University in 1992 with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance. After playing 4 years of soccer at the college level, he understands the value of teamwork to achieve goals. While most of his classmates graduated and took jobs out of state, Peter’s love for the Maine outdoors kept him in the Pine Tree State.

With 22+ years of full time real experience, you can be confident that Peter’s team can help you with all of your real estate needs. Whether you are a seller that needs expert advice or a buyer looking for that special property in Maine, you can count on his experience, education and work ethic to help you reach your goals. For the hunting property Peters understanding of what makes a good hunting lot is an important aid in finding the right property for you.

Peter and his family enjoy all of Maine’s special places. In his spare time, you will find Peter hiking the Maine woods, turkey hunting in the spring, chasing whitetails in the fall and snowshoeing in the winter, and making every effort to pass down his Maine outdoor heritage to the next generation.

My Listings

31 Acres Near the Coast of Maine

Jonesport, ME
Situated in the rustic coastal town of Jonesport, this property offers a unique blend of rustic charm and modern convenience. Jonesport has some local businesses including a pizza shop and a small store. It's perfect for a quiet retreat. For seafood enthusiasts, Jonesport has local fishermen right in town, offering a taste of the region's maritime heritage. Nearby you have Smith's Lobster and Look Lobster. Look Lobster traces their roots back to the early 1900s when it started with two sea captain brothers, Oscar and Bert. Now they have locations all across the coast of Maine. Jonesport and neighboring Beals come alive each summer during the Moosabec Summerfest, featuring beloved traditions like lobster boat races. Anyone looking to buy this will appreciate the property's proximity to Sandy River Beach, Roque Bluffs Beach, and the Great Wass Island Preserve, offering miles of scenic trails and picturesque beaches just a short drive away. Additionally, Machiasport's Jasper Beach and surrounding coastal scenery provide endless opportunities for exploration and relaxation. The property's location in Washington County is known for its immense wildlife, featuring Southwest Creek and a sizable beaver pond, creating an ideal habitat for game animals and vegetation they enjoy. The Lamoine Buxton-Scantic complex soil supports moderate farming and various timber types, enhancing the property's potential uses. With easy access to amenities in Machias, including popular places like McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, Subway, Pat's Pizza, Hannaford for grocery needs, and the local favorite Helen’s Restaurant, everything is just minutes away while still retaining all the privacy you want. And for those seeking iconic Maine landscapes, Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor are just a scenic drive away.
70 Acres of Maine Land Sold

70 Acres of Maine Land

East Machias, ME
Spanning 70 acres in East Machias, Maine, this property is strategically positioned with 2,000 feet of road frontage along Rt 1, offering both accessibility and potential. The land features elevations ranging from 90 to 160 feet, providing a diverse topography suitable for various purposes. Situated just 3 minutes from Gardner Lake Boat Launch, water enthusiasts will find convenient access for recreational activities. Additionally, the property is a mere 1.5 miles from the Downeast Sunrise Trail, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking scenic ATV opportunities. Academic pursuits are catered to as well, with the University of Maine at Machias a short 12-minute drive away, making the property an ideal location for those associated with the university. For those inclined towards coastal wilderness and hiking, the Cutler Coast Public Reserve Land, covering over 12,000 acres with 10 miles of trails, is a scenic 25-minute drive away. This expansive reserve offers breathtaking views of the Bay of Fundy and the defining cliffs of the Bold Coast. Moreover, the property is strategically located just an hour away from the US Customs at Ferry Point in Calais, providing convenient access for those looking to cross into Canada. In terms of amenities, the property is a mere 9 minutes away from Machias, a town offering essential services and notable establishments such as Helen's Restaurant, Pat's Pizza, Dunkin' Donuts, Hammond Lumber Company, and Hannaford. This close proximity means that you’ll have easy access to goods and services. Notably, the 70-acre parcel is heavily wooded with spruce, providing a valuable timber resource. This, combined with its strategic location and diverse topography, makes the property a great prospect for a range of potential uses, from recreational uses, to building uses. Adding to its allure, the property is conveniently positioned 5 hours and 30 minutes from Boston, making it accessible for those seeking a retreat not too far from a major city. Additionally, it is a 2-hour drive to Bangor and the Bangor International Airport, offering convenient travel options. For those looking to explore the town of Ellsworth, it is just a 1 hour and 30-minute drive away, expanding the range of nearby attractions and services.