A homestead, healthy forest, & unique property blends an active lifestyle, love of nature, & level of privacy folks are often searching for in today's world. The well maintained updated home blends with its surroundings overlooking gardens, apple trees, rock walls, and peaceful woods. An attached garage with two bays plus another bay and second level storage that could be more living space. A 3-bay equipment barn, two bay garage for lawn equipment plus a building that could be more storage or a bunk house. This mature hardwood forest of 695 acres is a rare find. The continuous expanse of large sugar maple, red oak, yellow birch, ash, with the occasional white pine has been sustainably managed, with light improvement harvests, for at least the past 20-30 years. The forest surrounds 8-acre Howe's Pond and is overlooked by Harris Mountain at over 1200 feet elevation. This landscape provides robust habitat for a plethora of wildlife from deer, moose, bear, along with a host of songbirds. The hardwood forest turns into a brilliant display of fall foliage every season. The timber resource exceeds 23 cords per acre & can easily provide a sustainable revenue without compromising the owner's enjoyment of the forest. & its habitat. The large component of sugar maple provides ample opportunity for a maple syrup operation. A 4-acre gravel pit provides gravel to maintain the roads on the property. A well-maintained woods road provides access through the property as well as an extensive network of trails for your enjoyment. ATV, snowmobile, cross country ski, snowshoe, bike, hike, hunt, fish are all located on this property. Explore the stonewalls and cellar holes from past generations along with an abundance of apple trees throughout the property. Fiber optic internet. Privacy, acreage, a homestead all located less than a half hour from Bangor. Mount Harris Homestead & Forest will soothe your soul and rekindle your spirit in today's fast paced world.
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