173 +/- acres of Maine forestland with mountain views, streams, paved road frontage, timber and a convenient location. Put this parcel at the top of your list for investment opportunities in 2022
LAND FEATURES: The property has 4,200 +/- feet of paved road frontage on Long Ridge Road. This is a paved town-maintained road. With this much road frontage there is substantial potential for subdivision or gifts lots to family members. An interior gated road, near the center of the land is about ½ mile long and provides access to much of the property interior.
NRCS soil mapping indicates the majority of the property to be plaisted stony loams. This soil type is generally well drained. Trees species that do well in this soil include sugar maple, yellow birch, paper birch, eastern white pine, red pine, white spruce, red spruce and balsam fir. The timber on this land is mixed growth early successional forest with patches of older growth pine, hemlock and various hardwoods intermixed. Should you decide to clear some land of trees and stones for homesteading or food plots, the moderately sloped areas should produce hay, pasture and cultivated crops.
This is a rolling and slopping parcel with elevations ranging from 360 to 680 +/- feet above sea level. Plan your building site on one of the many level areas near a dramatic elevation change, and you will be rewarded with some beautiful views of the surrounding hills and forest.
LOCATION: Burlington is located in central eastern Penobscot County. This rural town has a population of approximately 373. The landscape of Burlington is predominately rolling undeveloped forest land. The land is located about 11 miles to shopping in the service center of Lincoln and 50 miles from Bangor, northern Maine’s largest city.
RECREATION: Burlington is blessed with a lot of outdoor recreational opportunities. It is home to Madagascal Pond, Eskutassis Pond, Little Eskutassis Pond, Saponac Pond, Madagascal Stream and the Passadumkeag River. Miles of waters for paddling, boating, fishing and swimming. Long Ridge Road is an ATV access road, ride from the property to trail head just a couple miles away. Snowmobile trails are nearby. The Nicatous area public reserved lands are 15 minutes away with dozens of ponds and large lakes, undeveloped forests most of which are open for hunting and hiking.
ZONING/TAX/SCHOOLS: The town of Burlington has minimal zoning with the exception of shoreland zoning. A simple building permit is all that is needed to start your new home, cabin or business. The mil rate for Burlington was .0174 for 2021. The property is enrolled in the tree growth tax program, taxes on this land were $350 for the 2021 tax year. Most Burlington students attend schools in MSAD 31 and RSU 67, however, they may attend any school of their choosing.
INVESTMENT: Along with a growing timber investment, the long road frontage and interior road make it easy to divide and sell lots. The the ease of access along with a lot of nearby lakes, rivers, year-round trails and open forest would make a great location to build rental cabins, yurts or similar glamping businesses.
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