Introducing a breathtaking land parcel located in Merrill, Maine, with an extensive list of features that make it a truly remarkable property. With 109.54± surveyed acres, this land has been surveyed and recorded at the county registry. The land is also off-grid, and there is a deeded and surveyed private right of way that guarantees access, privacy, and seclusion.
Huntley Brook is one of the many tributaries to the Mattawamkeag River and forms the northern boundary of the property, stretching over 2,000 feet. The elevations range from 740-840 FASL, offering picturesque views of the surrounding landscape. NRCS websoil survey shows the majority of the soils are Plaisted, Howland, and Thorndike, gravelly and silty loams, and a property information package (PIP) that includes this map overlay is available upon request.
The property boasts recent pre-commercial thinning of the trees, which has opened trails and improved the spacing of the hardwoods stands. The access road ends near the middle high point of the property offering an ideal location for a home or cabin, and the quality of the soils and trees make it perfect for homesteading.
Internet and cell service are available, and Starlink can be available providing reliable and high-speed internet connectivity. You can also stay connected through a good cellular network.
The property is located in Merrill, Maine, with a population of 208 per the 2020 census. It is just 3.2 miles west of I-95 exit in Oakfield, Maine, providing easy access. It is located in Aroostook County, which is the largest county east of the Mississippi, covering 6,828 square miles and has a population of 68,000. The county is known for its farming and forest activities and boasts 2,000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and 1,000 miles of maintained ATV trails. The Southern Aroostook Community School System, located less than 6 miles from the land, serves the community.
The property is only 18 miles away from Houlton, the Southern County Seat, which provides access to a hospital, large stores, restaurants, car dealerships, and other essential services. Bangor International Airport is 106 miles away, which is approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes, while Boston is 339 miles away, taking approximately 5 hours.
Nearby points of interest include the North entrance of Baxter State Park, which is 43 miles away and covers 209,000 acres including many miles of hiking trails, numerous wild trout ponds, and the state’s highest peak; Mt Katahdin. The Oxbow Gate of the North Maine Woods is 34 miles away, this is a region of 3.5 million acres, mostly private lands open to the public for hunting, camping, fishing, and boating, including the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. Katahdin Woods & Waters, a US national monument with over 87,000 acres, is 24 miles away featuring miles of the East Branch Penobscot River, hiking, hunting, fishing, and canoeing.