150 +/- acres of forest land, paved road frontage and brook for sale located on Oliver Hill Road in Garland, Penobscot County, central Maine.
This is not your everyday boring parcel of land for sale. A level entry from the road is contrasted quickly by a rolling landscape of hardwood and softwood trees. The elevations on the lot range approximately from 560 to 660 feet above sea level. The property has over 2,000 feet of paved road frontage on town-maintained Oliver Hill Road. The land is currently off-grid, however, electric is about 1,500 feet from the property.
Soils in this area are reported to be silty and stony loams good for growing trees with some limited areas indicated to be good for more intensive farming. What appears to be a former homestead site near the north east corner of the land could be ideal for building a home or cabin.
The land has had some minimal timber harvesting in the recent past, but overall has far more standing timber than any competing properties for the per acre price if this acreage.
Uses for this property are many. Building a home or cabin. Managing the timber and other forest products such as maple syrup production. Recreation from hunting whitetail deer, fishing the waters along the northwest corner of the land, ATV riding from the property, hiking the nearby mountains and much more.
Garland, Maine is a rural town in far western Penobscot County. The local population is about 1,100 according to the 2010 census. Nearest shopping would be in Dover-Foxcroft, the abutting township to the north of Garland. This is the county seat for Piscataquis County and could be considered the gateway to the Moosehead Lake Region and the 100 mile wilderness of the Appalachian Trail. Dover-Foxcroft has a hospital, large grocery store, banks, legal and most other services.
If you need more services or access to a commercial airport, Bangor Maine is located just 30 miles south east of the property. This is the largest city in the north half of Maine with a great food and entertainment culture.
From intersection of Oliver Hill Rd and Rte 7 (Dexter Road) in Dover-Foxcroft turn south east on Oliver Hill Rd, drive 1.4 +/- miles to property driveway entrance on left (east side of Oliver Hill Road)