214 Doherty Lane, Lubec, Maine, 04652
Wild scenic views across a quiet harbor await you at this 10± acre wooded coastal property. Moore your boat right off your own 900± feet of shoreline. Canoe or kayak among the many coves and inlets along Federal Harbor and the joining bays. Sail around the shoreline of North Lubec to navigate into the open water off Johnson’s Bay and beyond.
This comfortable cottage is nestled among handsome Poplar trees on 10± wooded acres, affording privacy and relaxation. This insulated home is heated easily for any season. French doors off the living area open onto a wrap-around deck. The first floor is comprised of an open concept living, kitchen, and dining area with cathedral ceilings and hardwood floors with windows and glass doors facing the water. There are two bedrooms, laundry space, and a bathroom off this living space. An open staircase leads to an upstairs loft which has a master bedroom, bathroom, and second floor deck. Quality built and well maintained, this cottage is a lovely home for vacations or year-round 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 boasts 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 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. 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 that 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 which attracts hundreds of runners to the area each June. Eastport is across the bay with ferry service in the summer month from Lubec. It 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.