This 3-acre coastal property is located along the bold coast, bordering historic Bailey’s Mistake, a quiet harbor for local fisherman. Views to the west and north highlight the picturesque cove with its fishing boats, farmland, and scattered ocean front homes. To the southwest lies the open ocean. A few rocky islands guard the entrance to this scenic harbor. Sunsets are spectacular. The surf can be both serene and bold. Another 0.75-acre shorefront family lot adjoins the main property to the south, with a shared ROW for remaining heirs. The well-maintained lawns are open and easily accessible to the beach front. A spacious deck faces the water view off an open kitchen living area. Two of the 3 bedrooms overlook the ocean. The front entrance opens into a spacious great room with plenty of room for hobbies and storage. Vaulted ceilings give this cozy 3-bedroom ranch style home an open and modern feel.
This area along the Boot Cove Road and Bailey’s Mistake is known for scenic views, hiking trails and bold coastline. The property is located near several Bold Coast Trail heads, the fishing village of Cutler with its picturesque harbor and the historic and quaint village of Lubec. West Quoddy Head State Park, the eastern most point in the United States and Campobello Island, NB Canada are close by. Cobscook Shores waterfront parks offers birding and hiking.
The Downeast area hosts many opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Boating including kayaking and canoeing along the miles of inland bays and inlets in Lubec and around Lubec. Deep sea fishing, whale watching, and sightseeing offshore are possible both privately and publicly. Residents and non-residents can try their luck clamming and lobstering with special town permits. On land, you’ll find miles of developed trail systems for hiking, 4 wheeling and snowmobiling. The surrounding towns of Lubec, and Machias, offer all needed conveniences. To the north is Calais, Maine and the Canadian border crossing into New Brunswick, CA or travel further north to the hillsides of Aroostook County. To the south is Ellsworth and the gateway to Acadia State Park. and to the West is the city Bangor where you will find many attractions such as Hollywood Casino, Waterfront Concerts, and Bangor International Airport. There are many acres of blueberry barrens, conservancy land and nature preserves including Moose Horn Wildlife Refuge.
The bold coast consists of many saltwater coves and inland estuaries. Lubec is blessed with having the most coastline of any town in Maine consisting of inland bays and rugged bold coast. The area’s open waterways lead to the mouth of the Bay of Fundy. Seals play and feed off the town breakwater. Eagle’s nest among the many islands. The Downeast area is also home to many recreational lakes and water sheds for fishing, swimming, and boating.
There are many opportunities to explore nature, history, and culture in Downeast Maine. Several unique state parks, miles of beaches with public access, and nature preserves are easily accessible. The Bold Coast Trails and the Sunrise Trail system offer miles of hiking, 4-wheeling, and snow mobiles, and cross-country skiing. Each of the coastal towns have their own landmarks and attractions including the University of Maine at Machias, Machias’s Blueberry Festival, the Eastport and Lubec Pirates festival, the city of Eastport’s, Art and theater programs, Lubec’s Summer Keys program and music concert series the Lubec - Campobello International Marathon, Pleasant Point’s Native American Heritage Days, and the Wabinaki Museum to mention just a few. Summer and fall offer farmer’s markets with locally grown produce, meats, dairy products and baked goods, along with local artisan’s arts and crafts.