306± acres of Maine timberland for sale with great homestead, recreation, and investment potential. Build your home, hunting or vacation cabin, or just watch the trees grow.
The property has approximately 1,500 feet of year-round road frontage on Lowell Road in Carroll Plantation with electric and communications roadside. This road forms the southern boundary of the parcel. Other access to the property is over a private right of way known as Stevens Road and reaches the more remote parts in the center and northern areas of the land.
The trees on this land vary in age with past timber harvesting done at different periods of time. A diverse mix of tree species range from deciduous maple, polar, beech and spruce, fir and pine. This is a moderately sloped area with elevations ranging from about 640 to 780 FASL. NRCS soil maps indicate that there may be as much as 25 acres of class 2 soils if cleared of trees would make good farmland. The remaining soils are reported to be good for moderate grazing, growing timber and sustaining wildlife.
This property would make a terrific location for a year-round home, but it could double as a year-round outdoor getaway for hunting, fishing, trail riding and more. This region of Penobscot County has a good population of big game and upland birds. The neighboring town of Lakeville Plantation has a plethora of water from small ponds to extremely large lakes. This is the headwaters of the St Croix River with some of Maine’s best cold fisheries and wilderness canoeing and boating. The local snowmobile and ATV club maintains hundreds of miles of groomed trails many accessible from the land.
This tract is located in far eastern Penobscot County in the town of Carroll Plantation. This 44 square mile town has a population of just about 150. If you are looking for privacy, you have come to the right place. This is a rural area with the nearest service town being Lincoln approximately 23 miles due west of the land and about a 30-minute drive under normal weather conditions. Bangor International Airport is about 78 miles from the land and is the largest city in northern Maine.
If you have been searching for a medium large tract of rural land in Maine you should call on this property before it is sold.