41 Boot Cove, Lubec, Maine, 04652
A woodworking craftsman has remodeled this home from ground up to peak. The home features hand-crafted stair rails, wrap around deck, hardwood flooring, stair treads, walls, ceilings and more. This move in ready home has been lovingly crafted and maintained.
Situated on a small lot among the trees it offers a paved drive and a small workshop. The views are amazing from the deck. Watch boats as they travel the narrows of Lubec and enjoy the Atlantic Ocean view. Birdwatchers get your binoculars out for the chance sightings of multiple species. Hike on the nearby trail systems. Visit the lighthouse at West Quoddy Head or picnic in the Quoddy Head State Park.
Lubec offers local government, local elementary school, several churches and many small shops. It is also the passageway to Campobello Island New Brunswick, Canada via the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Bridge. On the island you will find the cottages of the former US president and his wife Eleanor. A special attraction is Tea with Eleanor on Wednesdays. Tours are offered daily throughout the summer.
Lubec, as much of Washington County is serviced by Washington County Sheriff Department and Maine State Police. Lubec has a volunteer fire department, road maintenance, and water company. The school is public and houses K-8. High school students have choices of outlying schools to attend.
Commercial fishing, blueberry harvesting, and wreath making are industries that survive well here. Fishermen bring in their catches of scallops, crab, urchins, elvers, clams, wrinkles, halibut and more to buyers on the dock or shops. Blueberry raking is now taken over by mostly machinery. However, there are still some hand rakers. Wreath makers work the early winter months making Christmas wreaths in their homes of shops throughout the community for the annual season.
Crafters are many. Especially during the summer months. Craft fairs are plentiful and a great way to promote your wares. Several small shops dot the landscape on Water Street. Classes in painting, wool spinning, pottery and much more are often available throughout the year.
Longitude and Latitude readings for Lubec are: -67.040767/ 44.904288. Lubec is “First Light” having the first sunrise in the continental US. It is seen at West Quoddy Head, South Lubec. It is the most eastern point in the continental US.
The Lubec Historical Society is a wealth of resources for history and local folklore. Come to town, enjoy the scenery, join the local folks for a coffee and chat at one of the many restaurants, take outs, town dock, or neighbors deck. Enjoy!