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Maine Timberland Lot for Sale

County: Penobscot
Lot 123 Grondin Rd, Mt Chase ME 04765
$295,000

Property Description

Lot 123 Grondin Road presents a unique opportunity to own a 174.5± acre tract of timberland in the historic community of Mount Chase, Maine. Nestled within the charming town, this property is part of the original 144 parcels surveyed and divided in 1832, maintaining its integrity and productivity for over 192 years.

The timberland, predominantly hardwood with notable species such as yellow birch, maple, white birch, poplar, and beech trees, was last logged approximately 20 years ago. The lush, densely stocked forest promises a thriving timber resource. A recent walk through the property highlighted the robust growth of yellow birch, showcasing its potential value.

Access to Lot 123 is facilitated by a 50-foot right-of-way from the state-maintained Shin Pond Road, leading to the off-grid property via the private gravel Grondin Road. The deed guarantees this right-of-way for all purposes, including utilities. The property boasts Class 2 silty loam soils, suitable for intense farming, contributing to the flourishing timber growth.

Elevating from 900 to over 1000 feet above sea level, the property offers breathtaking views of Mount Katahdin and the Appalachian Mountains from its southwest corner. Well-marked boundaries and gravel roadways along the northern, western, and southern perimeters provide easy access, and the southern property line connects to the ITS trail, offering direct trail access.

Grondin Road leads to the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument, Lower Shin Pond Lake, the Seboeis River, and several brooks, providing ample recreational opportunities nearby. Wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate the presence of moose, deer, bear, snowshoe hare, and ruffed grouse, evident through tracks and other animal sign around the property.

Mount Chase, with its current population of 187 residents, offers a quiet and scenic setting, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. The town serves as a gateway to Baxter State Park and the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument, with active ATV and snowmobile clubs ensuring well-maintained trails. Numerous guiding businesses in the area attest to the rich hunting and fishing opportunities.

Whether you seek a timberland investment, an off-grid vacation cabin site, or both, Lot 123 Grondin Road is a rare find in the heart of beautiful Maine. This property invites you to not only invest but also to experience the natural beauty and recreational offerings that make Mount Chase a sought-after destination. Arrange an appointment to explore the potential of this 174.5± acre gem in Mount Chase on the Grondin Road.

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