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Please reference the LANDiO Property ID: ME_Somerset_00003
Enjoy the uninterrupted peacefulness of nature less than 10 miles from the charming town of Skowhegan, Maine. Just upstream from Lake George, this breathtaking 14.2-acre property consists largely of forested wetlands (freshwater) – the perfect outdoor escape for those who enjoy hunting, fishing, and exploration. In addition, the Western portion of the property features a variety of lush trees that provide shade and protection from the elements during the warm months and beautiful foliage in the fall.
In an effort to protect Maine’s vital ecosystems, dwellings and small structures must be approved by the town’s Planning Board. If approved, dwellings must have at least one habitable room not less than 150 square feet and one bathroom not less than 18 square feet. Review Skowhegan zoning ordinance covenants HERE.
This pristine property contains many valuable natural resources. Timber harvesting, wildlife management, soil and water conservation, land management roads, and agriculture are all permissible; (however, vegetation clearing and removal may require a permit.)
Although the wooded property feels remote, it has 1,000 feet of frontage road access along the Eastern boundary on Whittemore Hill Road, and the property is less than 5 miles from U.S. Highway 2.
The town of Skowhegan sits along the Kennebec River Valley, and many of their shops and restaurants showcase stunning views of the large flowing river. This vibrant town has a rich history. Learn more HERE.
Hunting & Trapping Opportunities
Wildlife flourishes in this region. In fact, Maine has some of the largest Black Bear and Moose populations on the continent. Other game species include: Muskrat, Mink, River Otter, Beaver, Lynx, Deer, Turkey, Coyote, Fox and Raccoon among others. Native waterfowl includes many species of Dabbling Ducks, Diving Ducks and Geese. Learn more HERE.
Obtain Hunting & Fishing Licenses online HERE.
Several plant varieties and crops grow naturally in this area, including: Wild Rice, Blueberries, Arrowroot/Wapato, St. John’s Wart, Goldenrod, Willows, Water Parsnips, Ferns and Bog Labrador Tea. You can find helpful wetland information on the Penobscot Nation website HERE.
Farming and agriculture are allowed on the property with adherence to the land use guidelines.
You can find plenty to do right inside Skowhegan. Raft or fish the rushing Kennebec River. For an added challenge, head to the Kennebec River Gorge – Learn more HERE.
53 miles north, you’ll find the famous Moxie Falls Trail. This scenic and rewarding hike showcases one of New England’s highest falls.
Anglers travel from all over to fish the widing rivers and peaceful lakes for Musky, Northern Pike, Perch, and several species of Trout & Bass – this region is home to over 20 species of fish, including American Eel.
Drive 46 minutes South to Belgrade Lakes for some of the best fishing in the state!
For some classic fun, visit The Apple Farm less than 20 minutes down the road – a favorite fall attraction for many residents along with the Skowhegan State Fair. Local-owned Smith Brother’s Maple makes some of the best syrup you’ll ever taste!
Want to catch a movie? Head into town for Skowhegan’s friendly Drive-In Theater.
Explore the many State Parks, including:
• Acadia National Park (more info)
• Appalachian Trail Gulf Hagas Trail Head (more info)
• Bigelow Preserve (more info)
• Androscoggin Riverlands State Park (more info)
• Camden Hills State Park (more info)
• White Mountain National Forest (New Hampshire) (more info)
Need more adventure? The Mahoosuc Public Reserve Land includes 12 of the most challenging miles along the entire Appalachian trail. Climb Mt. Katahdin, Maine’s Highest Mountain (5,267 feet!), within Baxter State Park. Or paddle the breathtaking Passagassawakeag River with introductory- to intermediate-level drops. Meanwhile, Belfast Bay & Penobscot Bay have superior bay fishing.
Parcel Size: 14.2 Acres M/L
LANDiO Property ID: ME_Somerset_00003
General Elevation: 310 feet
Property Taxes: $143.09 per year
Title: Free & Clear
Conveyance: Warranty Deed
Electricity Provided by Central Maine Power Company (Website)
Approximate Distance to Cities & Points of Interest
13 minutes to Lake George (more info)
13 minutes to Canaan, ME : Population 2,200 (more info)
14 minutes to Skowhegan, ME : Population 8,250 (more info)
18 minutes to Sibley Pond (more info)
23 minutes to Wesserunsett Lake (more info)
28 minutes to Pittsfield, ME : Population 4,200 (more info)
28 minutes to Fairfield, ME : Population 6,700 (more info)
34 minutes to Waterville, ME : Population 16,600 (more info)
46 minutes to Belgrade Lakes (more info)
50 minutes to Augusta, ME (Capital City) : Population 19,100 (more info)
59 minutes to Northern Outdoors (more info)
1 hour 4 minutes to Frye Mountain State Game Management Area (more info)
1 hour 13 minutes to Belfast, ME : Population 6,650 (more info)
1 hour 20 minutes to Androscoggin Riverlands State Park (more info)
1 hour 33 minutes to Camden, ME : Population 4,850 (more info)
1 hour 33 minutes to Camden Hills State Park (more info)
1 hour 36 minutes to Portland, ME : Population 66,400 (more info)
1 hour 49 minutes to Acadia National Park (more info)
1 hour 49 minute to Gulf Hagas Trail Head (more info)
1 hour 53 minutes to Bigelow Preserve (more info)
1 hour 57 minutes to Canada - United States Border
2 hours 2 minutes to Baxter State Park (more info)
2 hours 8 minutes to Mahoosuc Public Reserve Land (more info)
3 hours 5 minutes to White Mountain National Forest (more info)
4 hours 39 minutes to Montréal, Quebec, Canada (more info)
Visiting the Property
You are welcome to visit the property at your convenience while it is available.
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Northwest Corner: 44.803338, -69.623394 (Google Map)
Northeast Corner: 44.803588, -69.621507 (Google Map)
Southeast Corner: 44.801723, -69.61872 (Google Map)
Southwest Corner: 44.801211, -69.622914 (Google Map)
Center Point: 44.802412, -69.621716 (Google Map)