340 Gardner Lake Road, Whiting, Maine, 04691
If you are looking for a quality lakefront lot, here it is! This 4.74-acre parcel on much sought after Gardner Lake in Whiting, Maine is wooded features 325ft on the water. There is a right-of-way easement for the abutting lot to use a driveway. Build your dream cottage near the lake or tucked in amongst the trees. Could be a great recreational hunting and fishing camp as well.
Machias is the nearest shopping area. The town offers a wide variety of activities from the Maine Wild Blueberry Festival to the Santa Parade. It is home to the University of Maine at Machias which was once known as the Normal School for nursing. There are several local schools such as Machias High School that is home to the Raiders. Rose M Gaffney School holds the elementary and middle schools. There is The Machias Christian School as well. The town is a county seat. Down East Community Hospital is just minutes away.
Calais and Ellsworth are the nearest Cities for shopping. Each have their own pizazz. Calais is home to The Blue Devils and the Washington County Community College. Calais has a movie theater and Ellsworth has the YMCA. Many small shops and adorn each as well as Wal-Mart, Hammond Lumber, and Friend and Friend Honda. So, get ready to build, and play.
Commercial fishing is a huge factor in industry and employment. Lobster and crab run from spring thru fall and then the fishermen transfer their efforts to scallops and urchins. The other major industry in this area is agriculture. Salmon are reared in cages, fed and tended until maturing then harvested for consumption. Clam and worm digging are livable resources to many as well.
Trails for walking and hiking are many. Bold Coast Trail is one of the more rugged and attended trails. Boot Head, Hamilton Cove, and Quoddy Head also are greatly used. Jasper Beach in Roque Bluffs is known for its many rocks and spans 274 miles of shoreline. A park is present for your relaxing and picnicking.
So, pack a picnic in the summer or use your fishing skills to make use of the lake. Tuck a nice cottage in the trees and enjoy.