If you have been searching for a parcel of land that has everything you need, let us take a look at this 257± acres in Old Town, Maine. This property has year-round access, electric at the street, interior road, lots of waterfront, plenty of game and is just minutes to services. This is a perfect place to have a year-round residence, a getaway hunting and recreation cabin and/or a timber investment with a recreational component.
Water Features – The land has 3,600± feet of waterfrontage on Pushaw Stream. This short stream leaves Pushaw Lake flows for about 10 miles to the Stillwater River which is a large side channel of the Penobscot River in Old Town. This stream is large enough to use a motor boat on and fish for smallmouth bass and other warmwater species. It is an equally interesting place to paddle and view bald eagles, wading birds, waterfowl, moose, whitetail deer and other wildlife along its course.
An unnamed intermittent creek flows through the northwest portion of the property adding to the diverse habitat and creating a funnel for game animals.
Utility and Uses – Accessing the property is easy with over a quarter mile of road frontage on the town-maintained Kirkland Road. An interior gravel road gives SUV and pickup truck access to the interior for about 7/10 of a mile and with some improvement would be passable by any passenger car. Electricity and communication lines are located along Kirkland Road. The property falls within the Rural Residence and Farming zone of Old Town. Permitted uses here include residential, farming, forestry, outdoor recreation and many other non-commercial uses.
Geography – The land is a rolling terrain with elevations ranging from 100 feet of elevation along Pushaw Stream and gradually rising up to over 180 FASL near the center of the property. This highpoint at the end of the interior road would be a good location for an off-grid cabin or food plot location. According to NRCS web soil survey, the soils on the land a mix of stony loams suitable for forestry, potential grazing and wildlife uses.
The property is located on Kirkland Road just 5 miles from the center of Old Town and about 15 miles from Bangor International Airport. Do not let the proximity to town bother you. The size of the acreage and location offer a lot of privacy and a rural feel. Large conservation area of the Perch Pond Forest is located across Kirkland Road from the property. Here you will find hiking and fat tire bike trails in an area forever protected from development.
The City of Old Town has a population of over 7,000. It is the home of Old Town Canoe and the Penobscot River flows through the city. It has a well-run small airport complete with a seaplane base. The small city is located a few minutes from the University of Maine in the adjoining town of Orono. From the property it is just a few miles from boat landings on the river and nearby Pushaw Lake.
Just 15 miles south of the property is the City of Bangor. This is one of the northeast’s best small cities with quality hospitals, excellent restaurants, casino, many cultural activities, a great airport and all the shopping you could want.
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