158 Main Street, Lubec, Maine, 04652
Located in the coastal village of Lubec, this 3 bedroom historic home sits on a little knoll overlooking pristine Johnson’s Bay. Enjoy the glorious sunsets from the small deck in the front or from the comfort of the home. Outside the yard is dotted with perennial gardens and surrounded by trees which help shade the sun or those hot summer days. If you like to walk, it is an easy walk to all the town convenience.
Built in 1902 as a simple New England Farm style home, the home features some original features such as the ornate door hardware and white and black porcelain glass knobs. The home has had many updates including new wood stove & chimney liner, renovated bathroom including new plumbing, new windows complete with lead remediation for the areas disturbed, stockade door and completely rewired all in 2015. A new boiler, water heater and kitchen floor re-done in 2014. Also the kitchen walls/floors were painted and suspended ceilings removed with new ceilings put in place. In 2018 the exterior was painted. Local tile accents adorn the kitchen walls and original hardware was left on the interior doors.
The town of Lubec is the most easterly town in the United States and home to West Quoddy Head Lighthouse. The lighthouse has been leading sailors and fishermen safely home since 1808 when the original tower was built. The tower that stands today was built in 1853. Fishing is still a major way of life for a lot of residents. Quoddy Head State Park if 541 acres of hiking trails along some of the rugged coastline, inner peat bogs, highlands and rocky beaches. There are over 4000 acres of public lands in Lubec alone. With over 90 miles of shorefront the town has numerous opportunities for easy public access.
Washington County is also known as the Sunrise County because it is the first County to greet the sunrise each day. Located in “downeast” Maine - the county is defined by the bold ocean to its east and the highlands to its west. Washington County has a number of border crossings to our Northern neighbor, Canada. With a population of around 32,000 - it is one of the more rural counties in Maine.
The Sunrise Trail is an 85 mile trail along the old railroad tracks and go from Calais in Washington County to Ellsworth in Hancock County. The traverse the interior of Washington County and meander out to Machias and back thru the woods, fields and hills to Hancock County. It is a multi-use trail for hiking, biking, 4-wheeling and horseback riding. In the winter there is cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Other club trails can be accessed from the Sunrise Trail that take you to lakes, ponds and trails headed West. Great way to enjoy the wildlife and raw beauty of the area.