Welcome to your future homestead, vacation home location or hunting camp site nestled in the serene foothills of northern Penobscot County, just a scenic 10-minute drive from the quaint service town of Patten. This expansive 63± acre parcel is an alternative from city life, offering a simpler, more rural lifestyle.
Located in the charming community of Mount Chase, with a population of 187 as of the 2020 census, this property is situated near the Aroostook County line, and its charm is accentuated by scenic views of a 2,400-foot Mount Chase peak merely 3 miles north. The convenience of Patten, 6 miles or 10 minutes away, provides access to essential amenities such as grocery stores, hardware and building supplies, a health clinic, and local eateries.
The elevations are rolling from 890 to 920 feet above sea level. Per NRCS, this land boasts Thorndike and Dixmont silt loams, providing a fertile foundation for a variety of uses from trees to crops. The landscape unfolds with views of Mount Katahdin, Mount Chase and a forest extending to the horizon creating a picturesque backdrop for your new home or cabin.
Access to this secluded retreat is granted through a private right-of-way, ensuring vehicular and utility access. The property is 4/10 mile from the public road and utility lines, making it easily accessible. Consider the benefits of Eastern Maine Electric COOP power company, offering competitive rates that are approximately half of what Maine’s two largest suppliers charge. Experience reliable cell service and internet connectivity, with the option to explore the possibilities of Starlink technology.
Points of interest surround this location and include the renowned Baxter State Park, just 23 miles away, boasting over 60 wild lakes and ponds and 200 miles of hiking trails. Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is only 15 miles away, with more than 87,000 acres east of Baxter. For local amenities, Shin Pond Village, 8 miles away, offers a couple stores, rental cabins, and a bar and restaurants. Enjoy the rich history of this region of Maine preserved at the Patten Lumberman Museum. Immerse yourself in the fascinating journey of Maine logging from the early 1600 explorers through the river drives down the Penobscot River.
In conclusion, this property represents a rare opportunity to own a substantial piece of Maine, where the possibilities for a peaceful, self-sustaining lifestyle are endless. Welcome home to a place where tranquility meets opportunity.