Have you been dreaming about living on the water in Maine with access to the endless islands, bays, and open ocean of the mid-coast? If the answer is yes, you need to see these 42± acres in Alna with nearly 700 feet frontage on the tidal section of the lower Sheepscot River.
Highlighting the list of features of this parcel is 695± feet of frontage on the Sheepscot River. A residential pier system has been installed including a pile supported pier, a 50-foot aluminum ramp, a 10 X 16 foot float and a mooring. Keep your boat moored and ready for a pleasure cruise or a striper fishing trip. This is the one of the few properties in Alna with frontage on a deep channel to navigate out to Sheepscot Bay.
At just 58 miles long, the Sheepscot is a beautiful and diverse riparian ecosystem. The headwaters of the river have trout fishing and paddling adventures waiting for you. The mid and lower sections of the river lead into both the Sheepscot River and Kennebec River estuaries; a boating enthusiast dream location. The river is home to numerous bald eagles, wading birds, rare plants and animals including one of the last remaining wild Atlantic salmon populations in the United States.
The 42± acres on Alna Road is an attractive piece of land. What you will find here is a quality parcel of timberland with towering white pine, oak and other mixed wood forest. Beautiful stone walls bear witness to past agricultural uses of the land. The rolling land fronts along Alna Road for 630± feet. This is a year-round paved maintained road with utilities roadside. Old Sheepscot Road bisects the land near its midpoint, this discontinued town road provides seasonal access.
The topography of this land, road frontage, good access and quality waterfront lends itself well for use as a waterfront estate or residential development. The land has about 100 feet of elevation along Alna Road then gently rises to a high point of 200 FASL before descending back to sea level at the shoreline. NRCS soil reporting indicates this area is more than 50% silt loams that are good for agricultural uses. Grow trees, develop fields, create orchards or gardens; all should do well here. Alna was known in the 1800’s as “The Garden of the East” because of the fertile soil found in this town.
Why should this 42± acre site in Alna be on top of your list for a place to build your new home? Alna is conveniently located in southeastern Maine, just 50 miles or about one hour drive to the city of Portland. Boston is only 2 ½ hours’ drive. This rural village of just over 700 population is dotted with historic homes and places such as the Waterville, Wiscasset and Farmington Narrow Gauge Railway. Miles of hiking trails and scenic views can be found in the hundreds of acres of conservation lands including Trout Brook and Bass Falls Preserves. Both of these preserves include thousands of feet of frontage on the Sheepscot River accessed by improved trail systems.
Build your primary residence, vacation home, getaway cabin or your new homestead here in Alna, Maine. Want a detailed map and other property information? Call today for a property information package, or better yet, schedule a tour of this unique property.