Welcome to the rare and extraordinary property nestled within the enchanting wilderness of the North Maine Woods area. The sprawling 40-acre lot is located on the East Branch of the Penobscot River in T4 R8 WELS, in the pristine northern reaches of Penobscot County. Uniquely positioned, this property is nearly surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, offering an exceptional opportunity to experience nature at its finest.
If you yearn for a true wilderness experience, this location will surpass your expectations. Journeying here is an adventure, as the property lies approximately 20 miles beyond the nearest paved public road.
The property boasts an impressive 1,900± feet of frontage along the East Branch Penobscot River. Delight in the serene beauty of the flowing waters as you unwind and reconnect with nature. The land itself features excellent soils characterized by gravelly sandy loams, as attested by the NRCS. With elevations ranging from 400 to nearly 600 feet above sea level, you will be treated to breathtaking panoramic views that will leave you in awe.
Embark on a journey along the historic East Branch Penobscot River, following the footsteps of renowned author Henry David Thoreau. Navigate through a landscape steeped in rich history, stunning scenery, and abundant wildlife, including native brook trout, landlocked and sea-run salmon. With its 75-mile length, this tributary of the Penobscot River meanders through the area north and northeast of the majestic Mt Katahdin, offering a haven for wildlife, outdoor enthusiasts, and adventurers alike. Take on the challenge of navigating the exhilarating whitewater rapids at Grand Pitch, Hulling Machine, and Spencer Rapids, while creating unforgettable memories.
This remarkable property is surrounded by natural wonders and protected lands. Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument encompasses an impressive 87,563 acres of mountains and forestland in northern Penobscot County, including a section of the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Adjacent to the KWWNM lies the vast Baxter State Park, spanning over 209,000 acres. This expansive wilderness area is permanently preserved as a state park.
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of pristine wilderness in the North Maine Woods. Whether you seek tranquility, natural beauty, or thrilling outdoor pursuits, this property offers an unparalleled sanctuary in the great outdoors. Call today to see this property and secure your chance to create memories that will last a lifetime.