Get a head start on your new homestead with quality land of fields and maple forest. Come see this 60 +/- acres located in southern Aroostook County at 220 Thompson Settlement Road Oakfield.
This property has approximately 40 acres of open fields that slope to the west and southwest with elevations ranging from about 690 feet at the street to more than 800 feet near the eastern boundary. The elevation gain offers a commanding view of Mt. Katahdin and other northern Appalachian mountains. Nrcs soil mapping shows about 40 of the land to be soil series of Thorndike and Howland, suitable for intensive farming use. Nearly another 40 of the soils are too steep for intensive farming but could be used for moderate grazing lands or made more productive for crops with terraced farming.
20 +/- acres of the northern boundary of the property is a mixed hardwood forest with some fine sugar maple stands. Diversify your investment with a small sugarbush operation on this part of the property.
There are many potential building sites on the property along the road. The most spectacular location would require constructing a driveway to the plateau near the north east corner where the trees block the northwest winds. This location has incredible mountain and valley views leading the horizon in nearly every direction. The south and southwest location has greater solar potential for both passive and active systems.
Oakfield, Maine some call the Switzerland of Maine because of its rolling hills and mountains accented by fertile fields is home to a population of approximately 730. It is home to Katahdin Cedar Log homes. There is a small grocery store, a bank, service stations and other small mom and pop businesses.
The nearby town of Houlton, the southern county seat of Aroostook County, is located about 19 miles east of the land. The large town has a hospital, service businesses, building materials, Hannaford grocery store, Wal-Mart, auto dealers and much more. This is a border town with New Brunswick Canada.
Need more information Call today for information or to schedule a showing of this uniquely beautiful parcel.
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