Maine Timberland Lot for Sale

County: Aroostook
Lot 4 Monument Road, Amity ME 04471
1 Sold

Property Description

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.

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