Riverbend Farm is a timeless property, that embodies the essence of rural Maine living coupled with rich history. This charming New England Farmhouse, dating back to 1832, boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, inviting you to step back in time while enjoying modern comforts.
Nestled on a sprawling 18.5-acre lot with 785 feet of Penobscot River and Route 2 frontage, this home conveys a sense of tranquility and natural beauty. The property features a private well and septic for as well as a gray water pit for the kitchen sink, ensuring functionality in a rustic setting. The lot includes a paddock, pasture, and fields that are ready to be brought back to life with a little bushhogging and mowing. A well-placed beaver dam along the river creates a logan perfect for duck hunting, adding to the allure of the landscape. A small private pond, apple trees and tall grasses in the pasture, attract wildlife like deer, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts. The Penobscot River, a defining feature of the region, stretches 109 miles and offers spectacular smallmouth bass fishing in Lincoln. Adventurous souls can explore class 5 rapids further north, providing exhilarating whitewater rafting and kayaking experiences.
Step into the antique farmhouse rich with history, showcasing unique features like a summer kitchen/pantry, a tin ceiling salvaged from the Lincoln Theater and many built-ins that take advantage of the nooks and crannies in the formal living room. There is also a parlor with a wood stove, the master bedroom, with walk-in closet and a charming glassed-in 3-season porch. Ascending to the upper floor, you’ll find two cozy bedrooms, a central playroom, and a walk-in storage closet as well as the second bath.. The barn, a true relic of the past, stands as a testament to the property’s age, providing ample space for storage and potential livestock accommodations. With a blend of modern heating solutions, including a heat pump, and rustic charm, this home is a haven for those seeking a unique blend of history and comfort. The painted wide pine floors upstairs, metal roof, and aluminum siding add to the home’s character, making this a truly exceptional and timeless dwelling.
Lincoln, a service hub for neighboring communities, offers a splendid blend of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. With 13 lakes and proximity to Baxter State Park, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, and Gulf Hagas, the outdoorsy spirit thrives here. Water sports and fishing are abundant in the 13 lakes of Lincoln, providing endless possibilities for those seeking aquatic adventures. For those craving urban delights, a short 50 minute drive to Bangor offers a diverse array of shopping, entertainment, and cultural experiences. As the town slogan says – “Come for the Lakes – Stay for the Lifestyle”!