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Clayton Brook Forest

Ashland, ME
Aroostook
Clayton Brook Forest is a 370± acre parcel of surveyed forest land that is for sale.  The property is a fantastic buy and hold parcel as a recreational timberland investment.  It has everything the recreational land buyer is looking for which is privacy, good access, merchantable timber, a water feature, recreational opportunities and finally access to utility power. Access to the property is along the town maintained Fenderson Road.  There is approximately 2950± feet of road frontage along the roadway.  Fenderson Road ends just beyond the property and there is only one year-round residence at the end of the road beyond the parcel.  With only one residence at the end of the road there will be very little traffic most of the year.  There are large tracts of farmland surrounding the property, so you will have activity when crops are planted and harvested.  Access to the interior of the lot is benefitted by an existing 3800-foot-long winter road, that could be upgraded to provide access to a home or cabin site on the property. The tract of land has been logged in the past, with parts of it heavily harvested.  The areas that were cut hard have dense popple and other hardwoods growing.  A recent walk through the property highlighted a fair amount of spruce, fir, pine that are merchantable in size.  In addition to the aforementioned species there is a good amount of both white cedar and tamarack growing in areas along Clayton Brook.  Tamarack is a deciduous tree with needles.  Its name comes from the Algonquin Indian language and translates to “wood used for snow shoes.” The water feature on this property is extensive.  There is over 6700 feet of brook frontage.  Clayton Brook runs right down the middle of the property.  Clayton Brook is a trout stream and tributary of Scopan Stream which terminates in Scopan Lake.  I am certain during late May and early June that exploring the shadowy riffles and pools along Clayton Brook may reward the angler with a feed of brook trout. The outdoor recreational opportunities available from the property are numerous.  Through the spring and summer, trout fishing along Clayton Brook is the pursuit of choice.  During the autumn months hunters would be rewarded for opportunities to hunt whitetail deer and black bear right on the property.  The young regenerating forest is ideal grouse habitat, and frequent thunderous encounters with ruffed grouse can be expected on this timber tract.  The Ashland area is a deer wintering yard.  The surrounding woods and farm fields support a good population of deer and other game animals.  Snowmobilers have direct access to ITS 85 which crosses through the property. Utility power runs the length of Fenderson Road.  So, if your desire is to build a home or camp in northern Maine, but utility power is an absolute, then this property is for you.  It has everything you are looking for.  Clayton Brook Forest is an exceptional tract of recreational timberland with great access, privacy, utility power, a meandering trout stream at a great price.
$277,500

Over 1,000 Acres On A Maine Lake

T2 R4 WELS, ME
Aroostook
Welcome to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own over 1,000 acres of Maine land, including a remarkable 8,000 feet of lake frontage. This property, located in T2 R4 WELS, offers a rare chance for savvy investors to explore a multitude of possibilities. As you contemplate the possibilities of this investment, remember that unlike traditional financial assets, you can physically stand on this one. While its value appreciates, you can indulge in the simple pleasures of the great outdoors, making this investment truly unique, one you could be proud to hand down to the next generation. Land Features The standout feature is the impressive 8,000± feet of lake frontage on Wytopitlock Lake, a remote lake covering 1,152 acres with depths to 24 feet. The lake, with minimal development, is a unique setting for various water sport activities. Fish for trophy smallmouth bass, put the kids in the boat for a perch fishing outing and bring back a bucketful of these tasty fillets for dinner. Power boat the open basin or paddle in privacy along the quiet shores. The water is clean and clear to go for a swim on a hot summer day. For a woodsier riparian experience you can explore Braley Brook, with its two branches meandering through the property for over 7,000 feet. Here you will find fast moving waters shaded by the forest canopy interspersed with flat waters rimmed with open wetland habitat that attracts moose, deer, water fowl and a multitude of other wildlife. The property spans elevations from 470 to 600 feet above sea level, featuring three ridges running from northwest to southeast with brooks flowing between them. With 75% of the soil classified as Howland gravelly loam or Thorndike channery silt loam by the NRCS, this property is exceptional for timber growth and potentially agricultural ventures in the less rocky and steep areas. Navigating the property is made easy with 3 ½ miles of interior roads and trails, allowing for convenient access to much of the land. The roads and trails are perfect for recreational activities, including hunting, hiking, ATVing, snowmobiling and horseback riding. The timber breakdown consists of approximately 1/3 softwood and 2/3 mixed hardwood and softwood timber stands. This is a diversified asset for commercial timber growth. Location - T2 R4 WELS This unorganized township located in southeastern Aroostook County offers a peaceful escape, with only a few seasonal cabins dotting the landscape. This remote area with little to no population requires few services. Managed and taxed directly by the State of Maine, the state assessor currently levies a reasonable $7± per $1,000 of assessed value. The property lies 35 miles south of Houlton, a bustling border town with New Brunswick, Canada, with services, shopping, and a hospital.  43 miles south you will find the northern Penobscot County hub of Lincoln, providing similar amenities. Bangor, northern Maine’s largest city, is 90 miles to the south, while Boston is just 325 miles, a 5 hour 20 minute drive. Do not miss out on this extraordinary chance to own a piece of the Maine Woods – this one is for nature enthusiasts and astute investors alike. Call today for a complete property information package and let us schedule a tour today.
$2,000,000
Large Parcel with Homestead Potential Sold

Large Parcel with Homestead Potential

New Sweden, ME
Aroostook
Located in the Aroostook County town of New Sweden is a 128± acre tract of land that could be your new homestead.  The property is on the lightly traveled Madawaska Road.  One boundary of the property is the New Sweden/Connor town line.  Madawaska Road is a town-maintained roadway and there is utility power on the street that is readily available for you to build your home and have utility power.  The property has been kept in the same family since the late 1800’s and is offered for sale outside of that family for the first time since then.  There is approximately 1360± feet of frontage on the Madawaska Road and there is an interior road of approximately 1960 feet that leads from the Madawaska Road to the center of the parcel. The parcel has been kept as a timber lot, but in the past was a family homestead.  Evidence of the homestead is located near the top of the parcel along the Madawaska Road.  There is a drilled well with an old hand pump located in an area of an overgrown orchard.  Wild rose bushes are found growing in this area as more evidence of a long gone homesite.  This area would be a great location for a cabin or home to be built by you.  The farm class soils in the area of the old homesite, which is roughly 10± acres in size could be utilized for your home, gardens, and perhaps some pasture for animals.  The balance of the property has soils that are best utilized for growing timber, which is what they have produced for decades. On a recent hike through the snow-covered property, stands of fir, cedar, tamarack, and some aspen were traversed.  The property was last logged in 2021 and is in a state of regrowth.  The properties surrounding this one are all timber properties and homesteads.  A bit further out you find farm fields and more timber.  This is an area filled with wildlife habitat.  Deer, bear, moose and more are all found on and around this property.  Nearby the Little Madawaska River and other brooks and streams can be accessed for a pleasant paddle on a spring day in pursuit of a hungry brook trout.  There is a small feeder stream that flows into the Little Madawaska River after crossing through the property.  There is approximately 2700 feet of brook frontage on the property.  Evidence of beaver making ponds on these brooks from time to time is very evident. If you are looking for your own 4-season property to have as a hunting tract, homestead, or a long-term timber holding, the Madawaska Road property may be the one for you.  It is located in the quiet community of New Sweden with a population of about 570 people.  Just 9 miles away you have access to the city of Caribou with its population of about 7500 people.  Caribou is your service center community where you have shopping, dining and healthcare providers.  A bit further south you will find the city of Presque Isle which is 28 miles away.  Here you have access to the University of Maine at Presque Isle as well as Northern Maine Community College.  Presque Isle is also the location of the Northern Maine Regional Airport with daily jet service to the rest of the world.  The Madawaska Road Homestead property is a great opportunity to purchase a tract of land in Aroostook County.
$128,000
Your New Maine Off Grid Sanctuary Sold

Your New Maine Off Grid Sanctuary

Oakfield, ME
Aroostook
Welcome to 199 Nelson Road in picturesque Oakfield. This extraordinary property is one of the most private off-grid solar and generator-powered residences on more than 40 acres available in Maine. What sets this home apart is not only its seclusion but also the added benefit of approximately $8,000 per year in transferable easement payments – a unique feature that not only offsets property taxes but also significantly eases your house payments. Location Situated in Oakfield with a population of 661, this property strikes the perfect balance between tranquility and convenience. Only 4.2 miles away from Oakfield Village, where you will find local amenities such as a grocery store, restaurant, bank, and the County's most economical gasoline. Approximately 22 miles from Houlton, offering more extensive shopping, hospital services, and additional conveniences. The cities of Presque Isle and Bangor are 61 miles (1 hour 15 minutes) and 108 miles (1 hour 42 minutes) respectively. Both have a commercial airport. Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, Canada, is a mere 96 miles away (1 hour 40 minutes). Home Built in 2016, this cozy abode offers a unique blend of modern comfort and off-grid living. A thoughtfully designed 661 square feet of heated space, featuring a 20½ X 26 main area with an additional 8X16 room. With one bedroom and one bath, this home provides an intimate and comfortable living space. Wood and propane heating ensure warmth during colder seasons. LP Gas on-demand water heater for convenience. A distinctive Butter Nut live edge bar and granite counter top adds character to the living space. LP Gas refrigerator and range for modern living. Situated on a concrete slab with a crawl space for easy maintenance. The property boasts an artesian drilled well that overflows into the scenic Moose Brook. Off-Grid Power Sustainability is at the core of this property, with off-grid power sources including a 5 KW EG 5000 CL Honda Generator, 940 watts of PV, a Magnasine Magnum - Midnight inverter & charge controller (a 24-volt system), and eight lead-acid batteries ensuring a reliable power supply. Garage A spacious 20 X 26 metal-clad building serves as an insulated and finished garage, equipped with a wood stove for heat and a workshop space. Additionally, the possibility of purchasing a tractor and attachments can be discussed along with the home. Wood Shed & Chicken Coup A 9X9 wood shed provides ample storage space for approximately three cords of wood, essential for keeping warm during the colder months. You will enjoy fresh eggs while you hens enjoy the safety of the super max chicken coup that will keep out the most determined predators. Land Spanning 46 acres of surveyed land, the property offers a diverse and captivating landscape. Soils consist of 85% Thorndike rocky silt loam per NRCS. Elevations range from 810 to 1,250± feet above sea level. Raised garden beds cater to gardening enthusiasts. 1,000± feet on Moose Brook, a tributary of the Mattawamkeag River, adds to the scenic beauty. Mature timber, trails, fields, and abundant wildlife, including moose, grouse, whitetail, black bear, otter, and more, create a thriving natural environment. Points of Interest Beyond the property's boundaries, discover exciting recreational opportunities: Direct access from the property to snowmobile trails, providing international trail riding. Connect to ATV trails, exploring hundreds of miles in northern Maine. Within 2.3 miles, experience the pristine waters of the Mattawamkeag River for canoeing, fishing, and exploration. Within 11 miles, reach landings on both Pleasant and Mattawamkeag Lakes, known for salmon and trophy smallmouth bass. Just 10 miles away, golf enthusiasts can enjoy Va-Jo-Wa, an 18-hole golf course (a shortcut through the woods reduces the distance in half). 199 Nelson Road is not just a property; it is an invitation to a unique way of life. Explore the privacy of off-grid living, the convenience of modern amenities, and the beauty of the Maine wilderness. Schedule a viewing today and seize the opportunity to make this distinctive retreat your home.
$275,000

A Maine Real Estate Investment to Stand…

T11 R7 WELS, ME
Aroostook
Escape the digital world and invest in a tangible opportunity that beckons you to step outside, breathe in the fresh northern Maine air, and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. This 450+ acre timberland and waterfront property in T11 R7 WELS offers a chance to own not just a financial asset, but a place to stand, recreate, and create lasting memories. Location Situated in an unorganized township near the center of Aroostook County, this property boasts the advantage of no local government, resulting in low taxes. Aroostook County, affectionately known as "The County," encompasses a land area exceeding 6,800 acres, equivalent to the combined size of Connecticut and Rhode Island. This vast county is renowned for its expansive rolling fields along the eastern border, adjacent to New Brunswick, Canada, and its sprawling forests that stretch from its center to the western border with Quebec, Canada. The county's population stands at approximately 67,000 residents. For your convenience, the nearby service town of Ashland, just 13 miles away, provides essential amenities, including gas, food, and small restaurants. Should you require more extensive services and shopping, the city of Presque Isle is approximately 31 miles away, offering a hospital and a commercial airport. Additionally, this property is well-connected, located 145 miles or 2 ½ hours from Bangor, 246 miles or about 5 hours from Quebec City, and 380 miles or a 6-hour drive from Boston. Land This property spans 450+ acres and boasts approximately 5,800 feet of road frontage along New 12 Mile Dam Road. Most notably, it offers approximately ½ mile of frontage along the stunning Machias River, where you can launch your boat and embark on countless adventures. The Machias River, distinct from the more famous river of the same name in Washington County, originates at Big Machias Lake in T12 R8 and flows for nearly 34 miles before joining the Aroostook River in Ashland. It serves as a major tributary to the Aroostook River within the St John River System. This property is situated in the Pinkham Bridge to Ashland section of the river, a 20-mile stretch celebrated for its excellent paddling opportunities, featuring a couple of class 1 & 2 rapids. The river is also a prime location for encountering wild Maine brook trout. The property's topography ranges from 680 to 860 feet above sea level, and the soils, characterized by Monarda/Telos and Telos/Chesuncook types, host a variety of common tree species, including red spruce, balsam fir, black spruce, northern white cedar, eastern white pine, eastern hemlock, paper birch, white spruce, balsam fir, yellow birch, paper birch, and sugar maple, red maple. Points of Interest This property is conveniently located within the boundary of the North Maine Woods (NMW), an expansive area comprising over 3.5 million acres of top-quality commercial forest land. The NMW is known for its impressive natural beauty and is home to two of the most renowned wild rivers in the Northeast, the St. John and the Allagash. It completely surrounds the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, providing a unique blend of a working forest and remote, pristine recreational areas. Aroostook River & Fish River: The property is in proximity to the Aroostook River and Fish Rivers, both of which are sought-after destinations for paddling and offer outstanding fishing opportunities. Snowmobile and ATV Trails The region hosts Maine's largest and best snowmobile and ATV trail systems, ensuring year-round outdoor adventures. In Conclusion This exceptional property is offered at a competitive price and has low property taxes. With around 5,800 feet of private road frontage and approximately another ½ mile of internal roads, you'll enjoy easy access throughout the land. Moreover, the property provides a half mile of frontage along the Machias River, complete with a boat landing. Mixed timber graces the landscape, promising both financial potential and natural beauty for the discerning investor. Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of Northern Maine's pristine wilderness.
$450,000
Mill Brook Forest Sold

Mill Brook Forest

Hersey, ME
Aroostook
Mill Brook Forest is a 115± acre tract of timberland located in the town of Hersey, ME, along the Aroostook Scenic Highway, also known as Route 11.  The timber tract has everything the recreational land buyer is looking for.  Those items are accessibility, proximity to electric power, merchantable timber, a water feature and wildlife habitat.  This is a tremendous softwood, and mixed wood forest located along Mount Chase, and other peaks that are part of the Appalachian Mountain range. Let’s talk about accessibility and access to power first.  With nearly 1100 feet of frontage along Route 11, the property is year-round accessible.  Utility power is located at the street along the Aroostook Scenic Highway.  The timber tract is located in the small town of Hersey which has a population of just 73, according to the latest census data.  Just 8 miles away is the community of Patten, Maine where you will find groceries, hardware, healthcare and more.  The scenic town of Patten has a year-round population of 881. The 115± acre tract has been owned by the same family for nearly 50 years.  They have managed the woodlot very well and you will find the property has a healthy mixed wood forest that has been well cared for.  There is a good mix of timber types as well as age classes, which make this a very healthy and diverse tract of timberland.  I found saw log sized timber which included hardwood as well as softwood logs through the stand.  There is a portion of the property that has not been logged since they owned the property and it had some very impressive spruce logs that were encountered on a recent walk through the property. Mill Brook meanders through the property with nearly 5200 feet of brook frontage through the tract.  The brook has plunging pools, and small waterfalls and riffles, as well as more placid areas along its course.  The water in the brook is crystal clear and has a gravel and sand bottom.  The green strip along the waterway was protected during the wood harvest on the property.  Animal tracts of deer and moose were prevalent in the damp earth along the crystal-clear brook. Mill Brook Forest has a very good population of wildlife.  Moose, deer, grouse and more are found here in healthy numbers.  The past logging efforts have created a healthy ecosystem for the resident game animals as well as the other forest creatures and song birds that inhabit the wooded acreage.  The brook existing on the property provides water to the animals that inhabit the area.  If you are in the market for a tract of land as a timber investment that you can also enjoy as a hunting property.  This is the one.  It has everything you are looking for; wildlife, timber, access and power. Call today and make it yours.
$149,500
Maine Timberland Lot for Sale Sold

Maine Timberland Lot for Sale

Amity, ME
Aroostook
Maine timberland lot for sale.  Located in Amity, Maine is a 27± acre parcel of timberland for sale.  The property would be ideal for a buy and hold parcel to add to your investment mix.  The land could also be a cabin or off-grid homesite in a rural part of Maine, known for its recreational opportunities.  It has very good access along Monument Road.  There is 420 feet of road frontage along Monument Road and a very well-built gravel driveway that is 350 feet long that leads to a clearing off the road for a private camp site. The topography of the timber tract is sloped.  The land rises from the low point of 600 feet above sea level to a high point of approximately 680 feet above sea level.  The soils that make up the site are predominantly silty loams that are described as capable of handling intense farming.  Roughly 75% of the lot has class 2 soils that would work well for growing farm crops.  The property was last logged over 30 years ago and is well stocked with merchantable timber. The stand of trees on the property varies from hardwood stands to some mixed wood. The majority of the property having stands of hardwood comprised of maple, birch and some beach thrown into the mix.  Pockets of mixed wood with the majority of the softwood stems being spruce and fir with some larger hemlock.  The old logging trails are easy to walk along throughout most of the parcel. The Town of Amity is a small community of approximately 250 residents.  The area is very rural and is a border community with New Brunswick, Canada.  Monument road actually terminates at a monument set on the borderline between the two countries.  The service center for the area is the community of Houlton where you will find healthcare, dining, retail and service businesses.  Houlton is the southern Aroostook center of commerce for the region.  If you are looking for an off-grid parcel of surveyed timberland, with great access, you will want to closely examine this lot on Monument Road in the town of Amity.
$29,700
Lot 4 Oakfield Hills Sold

Lot 4 Oakfield Hills

Oakfield, ME
Aroostook
Located on Nelson Road, adjacent to Sam Drew Mountain in the town of Oakfield, Maine is a 44.5± acre surveyed parcel of timberland.  The property was last logged around 1990, and is well stocked with stands of hardwood and mixed wood throughout it.  The timberland tract is off-grid as the powerlines are quite a distance from it.  It has over 2900 feet of frontage along Nelson Road which provides good access to the majority of the lot. The surveyed tract has no danger of flooding as the low point of the property is 1100 feet above sea level and the top of the lot is located at an elevation of 1300 feet above sea level.  The sloping property has dramatic views of the mountain range known as Oakfield Hills.  Panoramic views of the ridges and valleys are available in every direction.  If you are looking for an off-grid home or cabin site with panoramic views in every direction, then this is the property for you. It is located on Nelson Road, which is a gravel roadway that is not maintained by the municipality.  Nelson Road is also part of the areas ATV trail system, offering direct trail access from the parcel.  Most of the surrounding properties are undeveloped timber tracts, but a few of them have had off-grid cabins built upon them.  The Oakfield Hills lot 4 parcel is a clean pallet awaiting your vision.  Whether you are looking for a small timber tract as an investment to hold onto, or a location to build your off-grid retreat, this is a property you should look to.
$41,000
Maine Timberland Lot for Sale Sold

Maine Timberland Lot for Sale

Amity, ME
Aroostook
Maine timberland lot for sale.  Located in Amity, Maine is a 45± acre, surveyed parcel of timberland for sale.  The property would be ideal for a buy and hold parcel to add to your investment mix.  The land could also be a cabin or off-grid homesite in a rural part of Maine, known for its recreational opportunities.  It has very good access along Monument Road.  There is approximately 762± feet of road frontage which provides good access.  Old logging trails can be found under the tall canopy which make great hiking paths when viewing the property. The topography of the timber tract is sloped.  The land rises from the low point of 540 feet above sea level to a high point of approximately 610 feet above sea level.  The soils that make up the site are predominantly silty loams that are described as capable of handling intense farming.  Roughly 2/3 of the lot has class 2 soils that would work well for growing farm crops.  The trees growing on this section of the lot are noticeably larger, straighter and in better overall condition than the trees growing on the roughly 13 acres that are characterized as class 7 soil. The stand of trees on the property varies from hardwood stands to some mixed wood. The majority of the property having stands of hardwood comprised of maple, birch and some beach thrown into the mix.  Pockets of mixed wood with the majority of the softwood stems being fir.  The fir I observed appeared to be growing pretty well, especially in the area with the better soil conditions.  The property was last logged in 2012, and looks very good.  The old logging trails are easy to walk along throughout most of the parcel. The Town of Amity is a small community of approximately 250 residents.  The area is very rural and is a border community with New Brunswick, CA.  Monument road actually terminates at a monument set on the borderline between the two countries.  The service center for the area is the community of Houlton where you will find healthcare, dining, retail and service businesses.  Houlton is the southern Aroostook center of commerce for the region.  If you are looking for an off-grid parcel of surveyed timberland, with great access, you will want to closely examine this lot on Monument Road in the town of Amity.
$49,500
Clayton Brook Forest Sold

Clayton Brook Forest

Ashland, ME
Aroostook
Clayton Brook Forest is a 152 ½ acre parcel of surveyed forest land that is for sale.  The property is a fantastic buy and hold parcel as a recreational timberland investment.  It has everything the recreational land buyer is looking for which is privacy, good access, merchantable timber, a water feature, recreational opportunities and finally access to utility power. Access to the property is along the town maintained Fenderson Road.  There is approximately 1456± feet of road frontage along the roadway.  Fenderson Road ends approximately ¾ of a mile beyond the property and there is only one year-round residence at the end of the road beyond the parcel.  With only one residence at the end of the road there will be very little traffic most of the year.  There are large tracts of farmland surrounding the property, so you will have activity when crops are planted and harvested.  Access to the interior of the lot is benefitted by an existing 3800-foot-long winter road, that could be upgraded to provide access to a home or cabin site on the property. The tract of land has been logged in the past, but still has a good mix of both young and merchantable timber.  A recent walk through the property highlighted a good amount of spruce, fir, pine and aspen trees of merchantable size.  In addition to the aforementioned species there is a good amount of both white cedar and tamarack growing in areas along Clayton Brook.  Tamarack is a deciduous tree with needles.  Its name comes from the Algonquin Indian language and translates to “wood used for snow shoes.” The water feature on this property is extensive.  There is over 3900 feet of brook frontage.  Clayton Brook runs right down the middle of the property.  About midway along its path, there is a small pond of 3/4th of an acre.  The pond is an ideal location to observe one of the resident moose on a hot summer’s day.  Clayton Brook is a trout stream and tributary of Scopan Stream which terminates in Scopan Lake.  I am certain during late May and early June that exploring the shadowy riffles and pools along Clayton Brook will reward the angler with a feed of brook trout. The outdoor recreational opportunities available from the property are numerous.  Through the spring and summer, trout fishing along Clayton Brook is the pursuit of choice.  During the autumn months hunters would be rewarded for opportunities to hunt whitetail deer and black bear right on the property.  The Ashland area is a deer wintering yard.  The surrounding woods and farm fields support a good population of deer and other game animals.  Snowmobilers have direct access to ITS 85 which crosses the property right by the pond on Clayton Brook.  That section of interior road is in very good condition. Utility power runs the length of Fenderson Road.  So, if your desire is to build a home or camp in northern Maine, but utility power is an absolute, then this property is for you.  It has everything you are looking for.  Clayton Brook Forest is an exceptional tract of recreational timberland with great access, privacy, utility power, a beautiful trout stream and pond at a great price.
$167,750