752 Beaulieu Road, Madawaska, Maine, 04773
Le Château de l’ange built on the shore of Long Lake in Madawaska, Maine is your opportunity to celebrate a life well lived. The luxury lake house built in 1996 and expanded and fully renovated in 2015 is a little bit of heaven here on earth. The luxurious lake side home is 6350+- square feet of elegant yet comfortable lake side living. All details of the lake house were executed perfectly by the local craftsmen that built the home. Locally sourced cedar, maple flooring and birds eye maple for the custom cabinetry blend well with the natural stone work that was sourced from local farmers’ fields. Towering stone hearths on the first floor are gathering points to enjoy a glass of wine with some close friends, and enjoy the expansive lake views from the lakeside windows. The kitchen with its custom Birdseye maple cabinets, quartz counter tops, Subzero refrigerator and a Wolf induction cook top will have any budding chef feeling right at home. The Butler’s pantry is home to a pair of Thermodor convection ovens, a Blomberg refrigerator as well as ample storage in the custom cabinetry.
The three-bedroom home is three levels of luxury lakeside living. The fully finished basement has a billiard room, wet bar, and home theatre area. Adjacent to the billiard room is a weight room, with mirrored walls and cork flooring. There is a wine cellar that can accommodate nearly 1500 bottles of your favorite wines, at the perfect temperature, naturally. The ground floor is home to the kitchen, dining room, library and sun room all of which over look Long Lake and the green fields and forest of the St John Valley. A majestic staircase leads from the first floor to the second, where the large bedrooms are located. The master suite has windows overlooking the lake and its luxury bath has a jacuzzi tub, steam shower and walk in closet. The marble and granite tile of the bath is exquisite. The bedroom and bath have commissioned stain glass pieces, each telling a story of the home and were brought to life by renowned Canadian artist Vicky Lentz.
There are two attached garages with direct entry into the home. One has room for at least two full size cars and the other room for up to 4. The larger garage has a street side and lakeside overhead door. Each garage is well lit, fully finished and has lots of storage area. There is plenty of room for automobiles, ATV’s, snowmobiles as well as a boat and other watercraft.
Le Château de l’ange is situated on a luxurious lakefront lot that has been professionally landscaped and maintained. The privacy cedar hedge along the quiet country road and each side of the property, adds privacy as well as beauty to the home. Perennial plantings that have been designed to add color throughout the growing season, blend well with the natural landscape design, utilizing both hard and softscape elements. Tall trees, flowering shrubs, perennial flowers, and ground cover all work together creating a beautiful outdoor oasis along the shore of the lake. The lakeside area has an outdoor grilling and dining area, a private boat dock and a very nice swimming area to enjoy a cool dip on a warm summer’s day.
The community of Madawaska, ME is in northern Aroostook County. Madawaska has a population of approximately 3700 residents. Madawaska 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.
The area is a four-season recreational destination for many. The lakes, ponds, rivers and streams are sparkling, clean and full of brook trout, landlocked 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 amongst the thousands of acres of rolling timberland is home to ruffed grouse, deer, moose and bear.
Madawaska can be described as an international community. Across the river from Madawaska is the city of Edmundston, New Brunswick Canada. The population of Edmundston is approximately 16,500. Madawaska and Edmundston are one economic region that crosses the US/Canada border. Business on each side of the border rely on customers from the whole area. Many families in this area have relatives on each side of the St. John River. The sense of community in this part of the world is very strong.
Healthcare can be found in Eagle Lake, Fort Kent, Caribou as well as Presque Isle at the Fish River Rural Health Clinic, Northern Maine Medical Center, Cary Medical Center and the Norther Light A.R. Gould Hospital respectively. Shopping opportunities can be found in Fort Kent along its Main St and in Presque Isle at the Aroostook Center Mall and in town Madawaska at the Valley Shopping Plaza Shopping Center. Cross border shopping in Edmundston can be found at Centre’ d’ Achat Brunswick Shopping 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.
The northern Aroostook county region is a 4-season recreational destination. There are thousands of acres of woodlands and farm fields that are interconnected with hundreds of miles of gravel road ways. Local ATV and snowmobile clubs work to maintain the hundreds of miles of recreational trails that can be directly accessed from the property. The trail systems lead riders into some of the hidden wonders of Aroostook county. They also lead to some very good dining establishments where you can take a break from trail riding to enjoy a bite to eat in a comfortable setting. Fishing on Long Lake is a pursuit enjoyed by many of the inhabitants of the area. Open water and ice fishing provide nearly year-round action on Long Lake.
The home sits on its well landscaped lot on the shores of Long Lake. The lot has 192+- feet of lake frontage. Long Lake is 6850 acres in size with over 35 miles of shoreline to explore. The lake is part of the Fish River chain of lakes. It has a maximum depth of 163 feet and is described as a cold-water fishery. The land locked salmon taken from this water way grow to be very large from the abundant forage available to them. They are nicknamed “Long Lake Footballs”, since their shape often resembles a football.
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Le Château de l’ange designed and built by engineers and skilled craftsman is truly one of a kind. If you are someone that appreciates perfection, this is an opportunity to purchase a luxurious home that was built with painstaking attention to detail. A chef will tell you that the key to a great meal are great ingredients. This lovely lakefront estate was built just that way. The finest materials, the best appliances all prepared by skilled craftsmen, and plated with perfection. A fully modern home, that is connected to the outside world via high speed internet, yet secluded from that same world by location. If you can live anywhere, why not here? This is an incredible opportunity for you. Call to arrange a personal viewing of this exquisite home that was built for you.