Off Grid Forest land for Sale in Maine

County: Penobscot
Lot 26 Wolf Run Trail, Greenbush ME 04418
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Property Description

Welcome to a hidden gem in the heart of Maine’s wilderness – 44.8 acres of off-grid forested land. If you have been on the hunt for an affordable slice of Maine land, whether for recreation, investment, or to create your own rural off-grid haven, your search ends here.

Location is Everything: Lot 26 Wolf Run Trail, Greenbush

– Situated in Greenbush, a Penobscot County community with a population of 1,444 according to the 2020 census.

– The nearest city, Old Town, is just 21 miles away.

– Bangor, northern Maine’s largest city, has an international airport, two hospitals, and cultural amenities like restaurants, festivals, fairs, and concerts, is a mere 28 miles away.

– For those seeking a city adventure, Boston is approximately 262 miles, or a 4-hour and 15-minute drive, from this tranquil forestland.

Land Features

– Access over a private gravel road.

– The property spans a generous 44.8± acres.

– Rest assured, this land has been surveyed, with a detailed plan available for your review.

– NRCS Soil survey reveals a predominantly Scantic soil type, with some stony areas and occasional water excess, making it ideal for forestry, possibly limited grazing, and diverse wildlife habitat.

– A brook meanders along the eastern side of the land, complemented by a tributary at the property’s center.

– With elevations ranging from 160 to 210 feet above sea level, the gently sloping terrain simplifies timber management, keeping costs in check.

– An existing driveway extends approximately 250 feet from Wolf Run Trail, leading you to a cleared building site.

– The land boasts a mix of timber, including various hardwoods and spruce, fir, pine.

Uses & Recreation Opportunities

– Timber investment is an attractive prospect, with potential tax benefits under tree growth tax status.

– Discover the ideal cabin site, conveniently located near the end of the driveway, offering a retreat in the heart of the forest.

– Wildlife enthusiasts and hunters will appreciate the diverse habitat supporting white-tailed deer, black bears, grouse, woodcock, snowshoe hare and waterfowl. Explore the wetlands in the south-central and eastern edges of the land, Otter Brook, and its tributaries.

– If you’re an ATV enthusiast, this property is perfect for trail riding with access over the private and public road system.

– Anglers will find joy in the proximity to the Penobscot River, just 10 miles from the nearest boat landing.

– Access to Studmill Road, a few miles away with tens of thousands of acres of private forestland open to permissioned public access, perfect for hunting, fishing, trail riding, and more.

– Nature lovers and hikers will appreciate the proximity to the Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Area.


– Priced at an attractive $49,900, this 44.8-acre surveyed property offers not only beautiful trees and diverse wildlife habitat but also excellent hunting opportunities.

– Enjoy the tranquility of off-grid living while remaining close to major service areas.

– With taxes at just $302/year for 2022, this forested property is not only a nature lover’s dream but also an investment opportunity.

Don’t miss out on this chance to make your forested dreams a reality in the scenic wilderness of Maine. Contact us today to schedule a viewing and start your journey to off-grid living and investment in this exceptional property.

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