Lot 7-019 Parent Road, Van Buren, Maine, 04785
Van Buren Heights Forest
Van Buren Heights Forest is a 105+- acre tract of mixed wood timberland and over grown farm field. The acreage consists of a moderately stocked forest of mixed wood. Spruce, tamarac, maple, birch and aspen were all encountered on the property. The topography of the property rises from about 660 feet above sea level to 840 at the height. The land has a varied terrain from flat to sloped and some steep areas. There is over 2100 feet of road frontage along Parent Road which is a seasonal town-maintained road. The road is not plowed during the winter months. There are several potential building sites on the property. The land at the height looks to be grown over farm field. There are many fruit bearing apple trees found in this area, and the views from here are very nice. The soils of the property are very good and predominantly well drained loams.
The property is readily accessible from Route 1, yet private. This is an ideal off-grid private home site. From the height of the property the ability to obtain panoramic views of the St. John Valley can be had as well as perfect solar orientation for that off-grid home. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain an accessible, private, wooded parcel with farm class soils that has views, a nearby trout stream and abundant wildlife at a great price. Call today to request a personal viewing of the Van Buren Heights Forest.
There is a small unnamed seasonal brook that drains the property. The nearby St. John River is readily accessible from the parcel. Daigle Brook flows near the property’s western edge. Nearby lakes, brooks and rivers offer numerous recreational opportunities like canoeing, fishing and boating.
The 105+- acres of Van Buren Heights Forest have farm class soils that grow everything well, including the mixed wood timber that is well stocked throughout the acreage. Remnants of farm fields are found on the western edge of the property. There is a good amount of merchantable timber remaining on this tract. The varied terrain of the parcel has opportunities for home sites, food plots and hiking trails.
Van Buren Area
Van Buren is a northern Maine border crossing community of roughly 2100 residents. The area is farm and forest land, with a rich Acadian heritage. The area is blessed with four seasons to enjoy. Winter is the longest season so winter sports and recreation make this a destination for snow mobile enthusiasts as well as dog team racers and biathletes.
Spring, summer and fall are especially beautiful times to live in northern Aroostook County. The numerous lakes, rivers, streams and ponds are frequently visited by fishing enthusiasts in pursuit of Maine’s cold water species of salmon and trout. The waters of the St. John River have a growing population of muskellunge, and the annual Musky Derby in nearby Fort Kent has fisherman from across the country competing for tens of thousands of dollars in prizes for winning anglers.
ATV enthusiasts have a vast trail network throughout Aroostook County to explore. Most of the communities in this area have made allowances to welcome riders into the business areas to reach dining, fuel and other businesses. The vast tracts of timberland, farm fields, rolling hills and breathtaking vistas are waiting for you to come and explore. Hunting for large whitetail bucks and numerous grouse in countless covers can fill your autumn calendar.
Shopping opportunities are available on both sides of the border. Nearby Presque Isle has its Aroostook Centre Mall and across the border in Edmunston, NB Canada you can find the Madawaska Centre. Healthcare is found at the Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle as well as the Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent. Higher education is available at the University of Maine campuses in both Presque Isle and Fort Kent. Come home to Van Buren, where you can live, work, learn and play.