M5L3 Route 171, Reed, Maine, 04497
Off Grid Remote Timberland for Sale in Maine
Are you looking for a large tract of remote land for self-reliance in the Maine wilderness? Pick a spot on this off-grid land to build your dream homestead or recreational getaway far from the nearest city. Nothing clears the mind like the peace and quiet that comes from the deep woods.
QUALITY LAND This rectangular timber tract is surrounded by thousands of acres of undeveloped forestland. The forest type is mixed wood with lots of hardwoods for heating your home or cabin. This is not clear-cut land, a harvest about 5 years ago thinned the property and has improved the growth of the residual stands of timber.
A gravel road intersects the land giving access to most of the center of the acreage. Soils in the region of this land are shown by NRCS to be gravelly and silty loams good for growing trees, crops and have potential for crazing lands as well. Elevations range from 460 to 550 +/- feet. The slopes of the land are gradual with the height of land in the center of the property.
ACCESS AND UTILITIES The property sets back about 500 feet from the nearest town road so no traffic will be driving through it. The seller will be granting the new owner a 50 foot right of way access for all purposes including utilities to run with the land. No grid power is close and makes this location more suitable for alternatives such as solar, wind and generator power.
RECREATION For those interested in hunting, fishing, and other outdoor pursuits Reed Plantation is located in the big woods area often referred to as the Haynesville Woods, made famous by Dick Curless and his song “A Tombstone Every Mile”. This remote region of Maine is home to some of Maine’s largest whitetail deer, black bear and moose. Many wilderness lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams are filled with brook trout. Area snowmobile and ATV trails will entertain the powersport enthusiast. Atlantic Canada is a short ride from Reed Plantation.
REED PLANTATION With just 3.5 people per square mile you can be assured that privacy will not be a problem. While remote, getting to a service area is easy over state and county-maintained roads with little traffic. Towns like Danforth, Lincoln and Houlton, Maine are within 1 hours or less drive are where you can get all the goods and services you will need to maintain your cabin or homestead.
BUY NOW The owner knows that land can sometimes be hard to finance, so owner financing is an option that is available for purchasing this property. Call today for an information package to be emailed or mailed to you. Let’s set a time to look at this together.