Lake Front Home on 6± Acres | Maine Real Estate

A contemporary log sided home on a trout pond in northern, Maine with acreage for sale. Located on a 6± acre lot on a Heritage Brook Trout Pond in Northern Maine, is an incredible opportunity to buy an extremely well-built home on a quiet lakefront lot surrounded by conservation ground. The 2 bedrooms, 2 bath home is stick built with log siding, giving you the log home look with a much better built home. The lakeside house has a two-car attached garage with direct entry in the living space. The first level of the home is open concept with a large kitchen that has granite counters and tile floors with custom cabinets. The kitchen flows into the dining area and the great room that has a stacked stone hearth with a wood stove that is a center piece for the first floor. Lots of glass provides not only natural lighting, but also expansive views of the lake. A guest bedroom, laundry room and a full bath round out the first floor. The second floor of the lake house has a family room and the very large master suite with a full bath and double vanities.

The lakefront home sits on a private, 6± acre lot with over 600 feet of frontage on the lake. The private drive from the town-maintained roadway, circles down to the well landscaped lot, overlooking the trout pond. Stacked stone beds are home to perennial flowers that add color throughout the growing season. A well-manicured lawn slopes down to the lakeside with a dock area for your canoes or small boat to enjoy pursuing brook trout from the trout filled waters. A vegetable garden at the edge of the lawn has excellent soil and provides the owners of the property with fresh grown vegetables. There are a couple of apple trees, with room for more if a person wanted to grow more fruit along with the organic vegetables the property can provide.

The location is very private about 10 minutes from the built-up section of the community of Fort Kent. The lakefront lot is surrounded by conservation ground along the opposite shore from the property, which will ensure you can enjoy the beautiful, unspoiled view into the future. This is a great property for people that enjoy nature. From the home you will see soaring bald eagles, several species of ducks, moose, deer, river otter, beavers and more. The ITS and ATV trails can be accessed directly from the home providing nearly year-round riding opportunities in northern Aroostook County.

The community of Fort Kent is a service center community to this northern Maine area. Fort Kent has a population of about 4000 year-round residents. There is a local hospital, a college campus, several restaurants as well as hardware and grocery stores. There is a Nordic training facility for cross country skiing and biathlon training. A small downhill ski area provides an opportunity to downhill ski right in Fort Kent. Fort Kent is a border town with New Brunswick Canada. Located in the Saint John Valley, the northern boundary is the Saint John River. The Fish River enters the Saint John in Fort Kent and there are also numerous trout streams and small ponds around the area. The nearby Fish River chain of lakes are well known as great cold-water fisheries. This is a four-season recreational destination with lots of winter sport activities as well as hunting, fishing, and recreational trail riding.

Sparse Grey Hackle wrote, “The trout do not rise in the cemetery, so you better do your fishing while you are still able.” If you have been dreaming of a comfortable home in the country on a trout pond this is your opportunity to stop dreaming. Call today to arrange your personal viewing of a home where you can live your life to its fullest. Call to begin enjoying the splendor of a four-season home on a quiet trout pond, in Maine’s Saint John Valley.

Full Property Details: https://www.lifestylepropertiesofmaine.com/listing/1514293/1240-south-perley-brook-road-fort-kent-me-04743/
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