439 North Lubec Road, Lubec, Maine, 04652
Comfortable, country living awaits in this 1-story, 28’ x 43’ Ranch home on 2 acres of rolling fields surrounded by woods and wildflowers. The landscaping has established perennial beds and evergreen trees providing lovely views from the home’s large windows. In the 32’ x 24’ garage you will find space for vehicles, a large workshop, and a staircase leading to two rooms that could be turned into a garage apartment with finishing. Currently, one room is partially finished as extra guest space. A 24’ x 16’ storage building sits neatly beside the garage, once housing handmade wood canoes. The home’s interior is bright, spacious, and move-in ready. A sun tunnel in the bathroom/laundry adds additional light. There are ceiling fans in the bedrooms and living spaces, plenty of closet space, and more storage in the full basement. The open kitchen/dining area has a large pantry and breakfast bar. Both rooms easily access the connecting living room and 15’ 8” x 8’ deck overlooking the backyard. A generator, underground utilities, and an air exchange system finish off this coastal home's comfortable, convenient living.
Lubec is the most Easterly town in the U.S. It is located in Washington County, Maine. The area has more shoreline than any other town along Maine’s coast. Lubec village is quiet and picturesque. The candy-striped West Quoddy Head Lighthouse and State Park are located in south Lubec and boast hiking trails and a local history museum. It is at the gateway to the Bay of Fundy. New Brunswick, Canada, is across the bridge to Campobello Island, home of Roosevelt’s International park, picturesque Head Harbor Lighthouse and Herring Cove Provincial Park. You can also enter New Brunswick through the Calais border crossing from which you can access many Canadian destinations. Machias is the county seat. It is home to the Campus of the University of Maine at Machias, the Down East Community Hospital, and many other amenities. As you drive along the rural roads of Eastern Washington county, you will see many acres of commercial blueberry land. These fields are blue with ripe berries in August and fiery red in the fall.
Recreation opportunities abound for the outdoor enthusiast. There is beach combing along the many public beaches, hiking on the many local trails, and boating of all kinds are popular along the many coves and inlets and rugged coastline. There are many acres of preserved lands, state parks within minutes, the Bold Coast Trail system, and the 127 mile Sunrise Trail for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and 4-wheeling to explore. Lubec and the surrounding area offer many opportunities for whale watching trips, and ferries are available to and from Campobello Island, Deer Isle, and Grand Manan Island. Inland you will find many freshwater lakes in the county that can be accessed for boating, fishing, and swimming.
Lubec is the home of Summer Keys, a music program which performs weekly summer concerts and music lessons. There is a Saturday farmers market that showcases locally made organic, artisan produce and products. There are many artists that also call Lubec home and get their inspiration from the coastal beauty. Lubec hosts an annual international marathon that attracts hundreds of runners to the area each June. Eastport is across the bay with ferry service in the summer months from Lubec. Is is also an artist hub with many exhibits and concerts during the summer months. The Pleasant Point Reservation has a museum and other cultural events highlighting the Passamaquoddy Tribe’s culture and history.