Serene Maine Lakefront Home

538 Sys Road, Lakeville, Maine, 04487

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* FOR SALE

$399,900

MLS: 18015-10465

38.8 Acres

1,152 SqFt

3 beds

1.5 baths

What You Should Know

  • Sand beach

  • Maine lakefront for sale

  • Private waterfront retreat

  • 39± acres

  • Screened porch

  • Great fishing

  • Open floor plan

  • 3 bedroom

Why You'll Love It

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of Upper Sysladobis Lake in Lakeville, Maine, this charming post and beam cottage offers a tranquil retreat on 38 acres of pristine woodland with 528 feet of shorefront featuring a picturesque sand beach. Perfectly blending rustic charm with modern comfort, this 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath retreat is designed to embrace its natural surroundings and provide an inviting atmosphere for relaxation.

Upon entering the cottage, abundant natural light greets you, enhancing the open floor plan of the first floor which showcases breathtaking water views from every angle. The kitchen is a focal point, equipped with a unique combination wood and propane cook stove, complemented by tiled counters and oak trim that add a touch of warmth. Adjacent, the dining room overlooks the tranquil side yard, while the lakeside living room beckons with its expansive windows offering panoramic views of the lake.

Upstairs, accessed via a charming staircase, you'll find three cozy bedrooms, each adorned with skylights that invite natural light and starry night views. The master bedroom is a highlight with its cathedral ceilings and awe-inspiring lake vistas, providing a serene retreat within the home. A full bathroom on this level features a tiled shower, adding convenience and elegance to the upper floor.

Outside, a wrap-around screened porch invites outdoor gatherings and al fresco dining, spanning 10' x 40' along the side and 8' x 23' on the lakeside. This idyllic spot is perfect for enjoying sunsets over the water or simply listening to the sounds of nature. Additionally, an outdoor fireplace enhances the ambiance, offering warmth on cooler evenings and a cozy gathering place under the stars.

Despite its off-grid status, the cottage offers modern conveniences including a generator for uninterrupted power supply, ensuring comfort without sacrificing the tranquility of its private wooded setting.

For those curious about accessibility, the cottage is a scenic drive from Lincoln, Maine, approximately 45 minutes away, where essentials can be easily procured. Bangor, Maine, and its amenities are within a 90-minute drive, while Bangor International Airport is conveniently located approximately 2 hours away. For those traveling from Boston, the journey to this secluded haven takes around 4.5 hours by car, offering a relatively accessible escape from urban life.

Upper Sysladobis Lake itself is a gem among Maine's lakes, boasting a peaceful ambiance with minimal boat traffic, perfect for kayaking, fishing, or simply unwinding by the water's edge. The lake is known for its clear waters and diverse fish population, including species such as brook trout, landlocked salmon, and smallmouth bass, making it a haven for fishing enthusiasts.

Additionally, the property features two sheds ideal for storing ATVs, boating gear, and kayaks, facilitating easy access to outdoor adventures on both land and water.

In summary, this lakefront post and beam cottage on Upper Sysladobis Lake is more than a home; it's a sanctuary where one can escape, unwind, and reconnect with nature, all while enjoying the comforts of a thoughtfully designed retreat in one of Maine's most serene settings. Whether gathering around the outdoor fireplace, exploring the wooded acreage, or enjoying the pristine lakefront, this property offers a unique opportunity to experience Maine's natural beauty at its finest.

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Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: 538 Sys Road
  • City: Lakeville
  • State: Maine
  • County: Penobscot

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