00 Havenhurst Road, Trescott Township, Maine, 04652
Step off Rt 191 in the unorganized township of Trescott onto this country lot and enjoy the open field, woods, and water. This lot offers 2450 feet of shoreline on a tidal cove that leads to the open ocean. Watch shore birds, seals, fishermen and enjoy the views. Access to the shore is by road. You can walk the short distance if preferred.
Along Havenhurst Road is very wooded. Neighbors are few and most are seasonal. The woods are inviting for trails to be made. Tuck your cabin among the pines, fir, and birch. Open your imagination and let the dreams begin.
Trescott is unorganized and has a population of about 1,300. The nearest town is Lubec. This area is home to several restaurants, gift shops, a hardware store, post office, medical center, elementary school, brewery, bank, grocery store, historical society and more.
Many activities are available for your liking. Bold Coast Trails, Boot Cove Trails, Hamilton Cove Trails are a few. Sandy or rocky beaches are a great place to spend a sunny afternoon. Quoddy Head State Park is open May - October. This is home to a unique peat bog with specialty plants local only to this area. Located next to the park is The West Quoddy Head Lighthouse. This has a visitor center that is manned by volunteers. It is open the same season as the park.
Lubec is an access point via bridge to Campobello Island, New Brunswick Canada. Franklin Delanor, Roosevelt, former President of the United States, and wife Eleanor had summer cottages on the island. Today these cottages are open to the public with tours. One of the most popular events is Tea with Eleanor on Wednesdays. This entity is open during summer months. There is a border crossing to enter Canada and re-enter the US.
Festivals are plenty in the area. You can attend from a Fog Fest to an International Festival in the community. Hand crafters and artisans present their wares for purchase. Demonstrations are abundant from painting to metal crafting.
Schools are scattered among the small towns. Lubec is home to an elementary school as is Whiting. East Machias is home to a n elementary and a private high school as well as Machias. Edmunds Township has an elementary school. Eastport has elementary and high schools.
Industry here is mostly commercial fishing. Scallops, crab, halibut, clams, urchins are the most popular fisheries. Wood harvesting is another form of work here. Organic farms are popular providing much sought-after fresh veggies, meat, and dairy. The community is made up of year-round residents as well as summer folks. The ocean, easy, friendly atmosphere draws many to this area.