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14.2 Acres, Road Access & Wetlands

Whittemore Hill Road : Skowhegan, ME 04976

Somerset County, Maine

14.20 Acres
$17,997 USD
$1,267 / ac
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Land Description

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.

Call or Text Landio anytime for questions or to purchase this property. Please reference the Landio Property ID: Me_Somerset_00003

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.

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.

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.

Obtain Hunting & Fishing Licenses online.

Farming Opportunities?

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.

Farming and agriculture are allowed on the property with adherence to the land use guidelines.?

Recreational Opportunities?

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.

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

• Appalachian Trail Gulf Hagas Trail Head

• Bigelow Preserve

• Androscoggin Riverlands State Park

• Camden Hills State Park

• White Mountain National Forest (New Hampshire)

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

APN: Skow-00-000004

Property Taxes: $143.09 per year

Title: Free & Clear

Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Electricity Provided by Central Maine Power Company

Approximate Distance to Cities & Points of Interest

13 minutes to Lake George

13 minutes to Canaan, ME : Population 2,200

14 minutes to Skowhegan, ME : Population 8,250

18 minutes to Sibley Pond

23 minutes to Wesserunsett Lake

28 minutes to Pittsfield, ME : Population 4,200

28 minutes to Fairfield, ME : Population 6,700

34 minutes to Waterville, ME : Population 16,600

46 minutes to Belgrade Lakes

50 minutes to Augusta, ME (Capital City) : Population 19,100

59 minutes to Northern Outdoors

1 hour 4 minutes to Frye Mountain State Game Management Area

1 hour 13 minutes to Belfast, ME : Population 6,650

1 hour 20 minutes to Androscoggin Riverlands State Park

1 hour 33 minutes to Camden, ME : Population 4,850

1 hour 33 minutes to Camden Hills State Park

1 hour 36 minutes to Portland, ME : Population 66,400

1 hour 49 minutes to Acadia National Park

1 hour 49 minute to Gulf Hagas Trail Head

1 hour 53 minutes to Bigelow Preserve

1 hour 57 minutes to Canada - United States Border

2 hours 2 minutes to Baxter State Park

2 hours 8 minutes to Mahoosuc Public Reserve Land

3 hours 5 minutes to White Mountain National Forest

4 hours 39 minutes to Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Visiting the Property

You are welcome to visit the property at your convenience while it is available.

GPS Coordinates

Northwest Corner: 44.803338, -69.623394

Northeast Corner: 44.803588, -69.621507

Southeast Corner: 44.801723, -69.61872

Southwest Corner: 44.801211, -69.622914

Center Point: 44.802412, -69.621716

Call or Text Landio anytime for questions or to purchase this property. Please reference the Landio Property ID: Me_Somerset_00003

More Land Details

Covenants / Restrictions
Residential Zoning
Wetland Terrain
Gravel Road Access
Cable TV Service
Cell Service
Annual Taxes
$143
LANDFLIP ID
259397
MLS / Internal / Other ID
ME Somerset 00003
Parcel Number (APN)
Skow-000007-000000-000004
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