If your holiday wish list includes a large tract of Maine land providing incredible mountain views while offering a lot of privacy, you owe it to yourself to look at this off grid listing in Northern Penobscot County.
LAND This magnificent 48-acre property, with elevations ranging from 870 to 920 feet above sea level, has a diverse landscape with a variety of trees species, creating a captivating natural setting. There are many potential building sites on this ridge top property.
The views of Mt. Chase and Mount Katahdin are nothing short of spectacular, providing a constant reminder of the beauty that surrounds you. For stable building sites and for growing everything from trees to crops, NRCS mapping shows this area to be mostly Thorndike soil.
The diverse tree growth, proximity to large privately owned fields, and the remote location are all aligned to make this land an exceptional place to see whitetail deer, moose, wild turkeys and many other Maine wildlife species.
LOCATION Nestled in Mount Chase, a charming town with a population of 187, this town is aptly named after the majestic mountain peak that graces its northern skyline. This property is conveniently located just 6 miles north of Patten, providing essential services such as grocery store, gas station, hardware shops, a health clinic, and the intriguing Patten Lumberman Museum.
For more extensive amenities, Houlton is 32 miles away, offering a hospital and shopping centers, while the vibrant city of Bangor is a mere 95 miles, less than a 1 ½ hour drive mostly via I95. If you’re venturing from afar, Portland is 223 miles (3 hours and 15 minutes), and Boston is 329 miles (5 hours) away.
POINTS OF INTEREST As you explore the surrounding area, you’ll find yourself in close proximity to noteworthy points of interest. Baxter State Park, a mere 25 miles away, beckons with its North Entrance, offering mountain peaks, hiking trails, and wild trout ponds. The Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument, with miles of public access to the area historically explored by Roosevelt and Thoreau, is just 20 miles from your doorstep.
Adventure enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to ATV and Snowmobile Clubs & Trails, ensuring year-round enjoyment. The East Branch Penobscot River, with Grand Pitch, provides opportunities for whitewater adventures, canoeing, and salmon and trout fishing.
DO NOT DELAY This property encompasses 48 acres of unspoiled beauty, offering not just land but an experience. The taxes are reasonable, considering the extraordinary mountain views that come with this unique piece of Maine. Don’t miss the chance to make this property your own.