368 Charette Hill Road, Fort Kent, Maine, 04743
This Maine contemporary country home that is for sale located at 368 Charette Hill Road is a warm and inviting open-concept family home. The southern and western facing windows of the building take advantage of passive solar lighting and heating. Natural light flows into the 3200± sq ft of finished living space. Magnificent views are available from nearly every corner of the interior of the home. The 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home has an attached 2-car garage that opens directly into the home. Multiple zones of radiant floor heat keep you comfortable in every corner of the home on the coldest days of winter. The master suite looks out over the rolling, forested hills and fields of the St. John Valley as the rising sun gently nudges you to rise and greet the day.
Custom cabinets, large and ample closets, energy-efficient windows, and quality doors are found throughout this home. The kitchen area has laboratory grade soapstone counters. If you are in the market for a large, quality home, you need to take a serious look at 368 Charette Hill Road.
The home is situated on a 3.5± acre lot that has a small farm pond and a mix of woods and open areas. The home sits back off of the town-maintained road, providing desired privacy. The land around the home is a mix of farm fields and forested areas typical of the St. John Valley. A mix of stands of hardwood and softwood lend beautiful contrasts year-round. The vistas seen from and near the home are always inspiring. Whatever the season the views in this part of Maine are amazing.
The community of Fort Kent, ME, is in northern Aroostook County. Fort Kent has a population of approximately 4100 residents. The town of Fort Kent is located in a region of Maine known as the St. John Valley. This area encompasses the rivers, brooks, and streams that flow into the St. John River. The early settlers of this area were predominantly French speaking, and that heritage continues to this day. The residents of this area have a close connection to the land, working it either as farmers or timber harvesters and the related support industries.
Healthcare can be found in Eagle Lake, Fort Kent, and Caribou, as well as Presque Isle at the Fish River Rural Health Clinic, Northern Maine Medical Center, Cary Medical Center, and the Aroostook Medical Center respectively. Shopping opportunities can be found in Fort Kent along Main Street and in Presque Isle at the Aroostook Center Mall. Higher education opportunities are close to home as well with the University of Maine campuses in Fort Kent and Presque Isle as well as Northern Maine Community College located in Presque Isle. So, what are you waiting for? Come make Fort Kent, ME, your new home.
The area is a 4-season recreational destination for many. The lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams are sparkling, clean, and full of brook trout, land-locked salmon, and lake trout. The St. John River has become a destination for Muskie fishing, as this species has become firmly established in the cold clear waters of the St. John River watershed. The farmland interspersed among the thousands of acres of rolling timberland is home to ruffed grouse, deer, moose, and bear.
Fort Kent is just 27 miles from the town of Allagash. The name Allagash is synonymous with outdoor recreation. Outdoorsmen from all over the world have canoed the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. The trout-filled waters and wild forest lands along the banks of the Allagash River have welcomed countless canoeists as they paddled its course from Chamberlain Lake to the community of Allagash, ME, where the Allagash River joins the St. John River.
Winter sport enthusiasts have 100s of miles on interconnected, groomed snowmobile trails to enjoy. There is also a downhill ski area in Fort Kent just 2 miles from the property. A worldclass Nordic ski area, the Fort Kent Outdoor Center, is available to enjoy as well. Dog sled enthusiasts from around the world have flocked to Fort Kent for the Can-AM Crown sled dog races.
During the Spring, Summer, and Fall months the area boasts some of the most extensive ATV trails in the state. Most of the neighboring communities have clubs, and the business districts are all open to ATV access. Whether you hike, ride, ski, or bike, you can find enjoyment in the Fort Kent area.