Private Maine Log Cabin

County: Piscataquis
M6 L16 Downs Road, Sebec ME 04481

Property Description

Private Maine Log Cabin on 38± acres with no neighbors in sight.  The dimensions are 28 x 36 plus a loft area and a full concrete foundation with walk out basement that could provide additional living space or excellent storage.  Build instant equity for the DYI person by finishing the roofing which currently has full ice and water shield, finish installing windows, and complete the interior.  The septic system has been installed and you would just need to add a well and solar power.

Located in the small town of Sebec in Piscataquis County, well known for outdoor recreation.  You will see whitetail deer, wild turkey, moose and grouse for those of you who enjoy organic meats.  Just a few minutes’ drive is 6,300-acre Sebec Lake which offers both cold and warm water fishing.  The lake also is great for swimming and waterskiing.  This is the perfect body of water to spend the day out on your pontoon boat taking in the clean Maine air and sunshine.  About 40 minutes away is pristine Schoodic Lake which has over 7,000 acres of crystal clear water and some of the best lake trout and salmon fishing in Maine.

If you enjoy ATVing or Snowmobiling, the Downs Road in Sebec is an excellent location to enjoy both motor sports.  For those who enjoy a quieter activity, you will find plenty of places to hike and mountain bike.  Katahdin Iron Works and Gulf Hagas are about an hour away to the east and Moosehead Lake is about an hour northwest.  For the kayak enthusiast, you will find three scenic rivers in the immediate area, Sebec River, Pleasant River and the Piscataquis River.

The elevations start at 520± feet above sea level at the Downs Road and run to near the peak of Buck Hill, with southeast exposure and an elevation near 800+- feet above sea level.  The timber is a nice mix of hardwoods and softwoods.  The soils are Monarda Howland Thorndike and Thorndike Abram complex, both are stony soils but with some work you could enjoy some vegetable gardens.

The town of Sebec has a population of less than 700 people and is known for its low property taxes compared to most of Maine.  The taxes currently are $607 per year.  The service town of Milo is about 10 minutes to the east and has a grocery store, Dunkin Donuts, Walgreens, bakery, and pizza places.  The County Seat of Dover Foxcroft is about 15 minutes to the west and has most services you will need plus a hospital.  The city of Bangor and the international airport (BGR) is less than an hour to the south.  Boston is just over 4 hours south.

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