Escape to the Maine Woods – 22+ Acres of Remote Paradise

County: Piscataquis
14 Smith Road, Brownville ME 04414
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Property Description

Are you yearning for a tranquil escape to a remote off-grid sanctuary? Whether you dream of parking your RV, constructing a cozy cabin, establishing a self-sufficient homestead, or simply seeking a base for your Maine wilderness adventures, your search ends here. Welcome to 22± acres of pristine natural beauty in Brownville, Maine, where you can immerse yourself in the serenity of the wilderness, all within an hour’s drive from the city of Bangor.


Brownville A picturesque town of 1,100 residents known for its welcoming community, historic railroad station in Brownville Junction, Wildwoods Restaurant, extensive ATV and snowmobile trails, vast forests, and abundant Maine wildlife.

– Only 7 miles from Milo, offering convenient access to a grocery store, restaurants, gas stations, hardware, and building supplies.

– A mere 45 miles from the vibrant city of Bangor, with its regional airport just 42 miles away, ensuring easy connectivity.

– You’re also 150 miles from Portland and 254 miles from Boston, making this property an ideal escape from the city hustle in just a few hours’ drive.

Land Features

– Spanning 22± acres, this property boasts an impressive 2,500± feet of frontage along Alder Brook and another small unnamed tributary to Alder Brook, which meanders for 8-9 miles before joining the Piscataquis River, part of the Penobscot River system—a haven for wild brook trout and waterfowl.

– With approximately 1,700 feet of frontage along Smith Road, you have numerous options to select the perfect site for your development dreams.

– Elevations range from 450 to 500 feet above sea level.

– Per NRCS mapping, the soil composition consists of the Danforth-Masardis-Peacham association, known for its depth and variation, making it ideal for trees, wildlife habitat, and potential pastureland, but not suitable for farming.

Nearby Points of Interest

– A short 2.6-mile drive takes you to a boat landing on the breathtaking Schoodic Lake.

– The pristine Pleasant River, where the East and West Branches merge just north of this property in Brownville.

– Access the Piscataquis River just a couple of miles south in the town of Milo.

– Venture 21 miles to the Northern Maine Woods (NMW) Entrance at KI, where you can explore the Katahdin Ironworks State Historic Site, Gulf Hagas (Maine’s Grand Canyon), and the 100-mile wilderness of the Appalachian Trail between Monson and Mt. Katahdin.

– Don’t forget to visit the Brownville Deer Pantry, just 8 miles west on Rips Road, for an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Endless Possibilities

– Create your dream cabin and embrace the tranquility of this serene landscape.

– Enjoy fishing in the nearby waterways, hunting in the vast wilderness, and exhilarating ATV and snowmobile adventures right from your property.

– Consider establishing a self-sufficient homestead or explore the potential for timber investment, perfect for producing firewood.

Don’t miss your chance to make this “Escape to the Maine Woods” your reality.

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