Lot 46 Doane Road, Carroll, Maine, 04487
The 48.5+- surveyed parcel of timberland for sale in Carroll Plantation, ME is a recreational lot and small timber investment property. The acreage is heavily wooded with the majority of the acreage covered in merchantable hardwood logs. The topography is varied with the majority being quite steep. The lay of the land provides potential for panoramic views of the surrounding mountain ranges. The property lies along Shaw Ridge and rises from a low of 500 feet above sea level to the top of the ridge which is 700+- feet above sea level.
The parcel of land is a very good hunting lot, with black bear, deer, moose, turkeys and grouse found in and around the property. The small brook that passes thru the acreage is a natural funnel for game animals to follow. The ridge itself has a good amount of mast producing trees with oaks and beech both present on the tract. The property has very good potential for a hunting cabin location, with several potential building spots accessible from the over 1500 +- feet of road frontage thru and along the property.
Carroll Plantation is a small community of 153 people according to the 2010 Census. Carroll is in Penobscot County on the border of Washington County. This is a sparsely populated area that is mostly working forest and seasonal cabins and properties. Residents of Carroll would go to Lincoln, Maine to shop or receive medical care. Logging, sugaring and some farming are the major industries in and around Carroll Plantation.
The surrounding network of gravel roads are used as ATV and snow mobile trails during their respective seasons. This provides nearly year-round recreational vehicle trail riding opportunities from the property. The lot is located nearly 3 ½ miles from an all-weather road, so winter use would be restricted to snowmobile access only as the road is not plowed. The surrounding wooded hillsides are mostly undeveloped, with most properties being held and used as wood lots, timber investments and hunting parcels.
The nearly 11 +- feet of spring fed brook that cuts across the acreage is a feeder for nearby Scraggly Lake. Scraggly Lake is a large lake of nearly 2760+- acres. It provides a cold and warm water fishery for salmon and bass respectively. Brook trout fishing in the early season on Wallace Brook can be obtained nearby as well. Scraggly Lake is connected to Junior Lake and both are very good fisheries during the open water season as well as the ice fishing seasons.
If you are looking for a well managed timber lot that you can enjoy for outdoor recreation, then take a close look at this 48.5+- surveyed parcel in Carroll, ME. The acreage is well stocked with merchantable timber. The parcel is picturesque, and quiet. If you are looking for a getaway location to explore and manage, this is a great lot to do just that.