980 North Lubec Road, Lubec, Maine, 04652
Enjoy quiet family gatherings on the expansive deck of this spacious country home, great home for a growing family or possible bed and breakfast! Six large bedrooms can be transformed for many creative uses or can provide private space for every family member! Seasonal water views from upstairs bedrooms and office are possible. The downstairs open floor plan allows for convenient family living along with easy-care flooring throughout. Finishing touches are needed to complete the interior living spaces. The large 28x28 garage has workbenches galore, is heated, and has access to the basement. The wide side lot has additional gravel driveway access and parking space and is currently being used for a family construction business which includes a second 200 Amp service. Great spot for separate building, garage, or possible second residence. There is plenty of space for gardens, laying hens, or other small farm animals on this rural property on this quiet country road. Nice area for taking walks or riding bikes to the nearby conservation lands with trails and access to the nearby shoreland for bird watching, beach combing, painting, and photography.
Lubec is the most Easterly town in the U.S., located in Washington County, Maine. The area has more shoreline than any other town along Maine’s coast. Lubec village is quiet and picturesque. The candy-striped West Quoddy Head Lighthouse and State Park is located in South Lubec and boasts hiking trails and a local history museum. It is at the gateway to the Bay of Fundy. New Brunswick, Canada, is across the bridge to Campobello Island, home of Roosevelt’s International Park, picturesque Head Harbor Lighthouse, and Herring Cove Provincial Park. You can also enter New Brunswick through the Calais border crossing from which you can access many Canadian destinations. Machias is the county seat. It is home to the Campus of the University of Maine at Machias, the Down East Community Hospital, and many other amenities. As you drive along the rural roads of Eastern Washington county, you will see many acres of commercial blueberry land. These fields are blue with ripe berries in August and fiery red in the Fall.
Recreation opportunities abound for the outdoor enthusiast. There is beachcombing along the many public beaches and hiking on the many local trails. Boating of all kinds is popular along the many coves and inlets and rugged coastline. There are many acres of preserved lands, state parks within minutes, the Bold Coast Trail system, and the 12-mile Sunrise Trail for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and
4-wheeling to explore. Lubec and the surrounding area offer many opportunities for whale watching trips, and ferries are available to and from Campobello Island, Deer Isle, and Grand Manan Island. Inland you will find many freshwater lakes in the county that can be accessed for boating, fishing, and swimming.
Lubec is the home of Summer Keys, a music program which performs weekly summer concerts and music lessons. There is a Saturday farmers market that showcases locally made organic and artisan produce and products. There are many artists that also call Lubec home and get their inspiration from the coastal beauty. Lubec hosts an annual international marathon that attracts hundreds of runners to the area each June. The scenic, newly created Cobscook Shores trails and parks are scattered throughout the inland shoreline of Lubec and the surrounding area offering walking, hiking, and water trails for kayaking and canoeing. Eastport is across the bay with ferry service in the summer months from Lubec; it is also an artist hub with many exhibits and concerts during the summer months. The Pleasant Point Reservation has a museum, and other cultural events highlighting the Passamaquoddy Tribe’s culture and history.