In-town 3-4 bedroom home for sale in Lincoln Maine. From the moment you walk into this home you get the feeling that there is a place for everything and everything is in its place. The entry/mud room is lined with hooks, cupboards and cubbies so all the season’s coats, hats, gloves and footwear have a place as well as backpacks or briefcases. Step into the kitchen and you feel the comfort and nostalgia of times past. The eat-in kitchen features a nice sized eating area overlooking the spacious back yard as well as a center island for additional workspace that also houses the dishwasher. The tall birch cabinets have their original hardware and are in pristine condition. The Congoleum floor speaks volumes regarding the care and thought put into each improvement this homeowner has undertaken in the years of their ownership. Off the kitchen is the first floor full bath/laundry room that is also utilized as a sewing room. Here again, the storage shelves and cupboards make organizing a breeze.
The formal dining room and living room both feature great original woodwork as well as beautifully maintained hardwood floors. The living room also features a large brick fireplace and built-in cupboards and book shelves adding to its homey feel. The first floor is completed by a front glassed-in porch that affords plenty of sunshine year round.
The second floor of the home is the location of 3 nice sized bedrooms with closets as well as a fourth nursery/office space and the second full bath. The landing gives way to all of these rooms and also houses both a large linen closet and a deep storage closet – perfect for suitcases or seasonal clothing.
The basement of the home is set up for more organized storage. There is a “root cellar” type room separate from the main basement that is lined with shelves for canned goods and other food storage and features an upright freezer. The main basement has more shelving for larger totes and seasonal storage. This is also home to the super-efficient Oil HWBB Buderus furnace which heats the home and the domestic hot water. The home has both public water and sewer and has high-speed internet connection available as well as cable.
The home sits on a 0.39 acre lot with a gambrel style 1-car garage which has a finished room above that is perfect for a bunkhouse for guests or a ”man cave” or game room. The driveway is paved and the landscaping of the expansive back yard is noteworthy with its grape arbor, garden plot, rhubarb patch and plenty of annual flowers as well as an apple tree.
The location is just 1/2 mile from the downtown shopping area, Mattanawcook Lakes (and its public boat launch and public beach. It is also about 1/2 mile from Penobscot Valley Hospital, a small local hospital dedicated to providing emergency and specialty care for inpatients and outpatients alike. They also provide ancillary services including laboratory, x-ray, CT, MRI and physical and occupational therapy for the community.
Lincoln is home to approximately 5000 full time residents and has all of your day-to-day shopping and service needs. It is also home to 13 lakes and the Penobscot River. There are miles of public ATV and Snowmobile trails and an 18 hole golf course. Lincoln’s motto of ”Come for the Lakes and stay for the Lifestyle ” really highlights why people love this little town. There is so much to do and its central location means that within 2 hours in any direction you can be in another of Maine’s diverse regions. The mountains to the west, Aroostook County and the farmland to the north, Downeast Maine’s rugged coast (or Canada) to the east and all the things that city life can offer to the south in Bangor and Orono.