Classic Maine Lakefront Property For Sale

CATHANCE LAKE

DOWNEAST MAINE INTERIOR

Spectacular 3.4 acre historic waterfront property on pristine Cathance Lake - one of the most Cathance Lake duckdesirable lakes in the interior of Downeast Maine. This property, known as an icon of the Maine Guide legacy, served as the Eastern Maine Base Camp for Sunrise County Canoe for over 35 years. Quiet and secluded, with unrestricted view of the lake, this large Maine waterfront vacation property has now reverted to a private retreat.

This unique waterfront real estate, grandfathered as an historic Maine sporting camp, is also zoned general development (limited commercial usage); the only lakefront property on Cathance Lake zoned for such usage.

Property is 3.4 acres, with two residential cottages directly on the shore, plus several other rustic camps and buildings. This waterfront property also features docks, landscaped wooded trails, 2 secluded camping areas, garden, and outdoor fireplaces. Rustic, though well-kept, with buildings and artifacts dating back to the early 1930ís, the property has an ambiance and atmosphere that have attracted visitors to return for decades. Picturesque and classic in appearance, the Sunrise Base Camp premises have been used over the years as a shooting location for film and advertising. This large classic Downeast Maine lakefront real estate offers plenty of room and privacy to relax and enjoy one of the finest settings in eastern Maine. For sale by owner. OPTIONS MAY ALSO BE CONSIDERED FOR PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENTS FOR INVESTMENT AND/OR USAGE; 165K - 185K. Inquire for details: 207-942-9300

CATHANCE LAKE is a large (over 3,000 acres) spring fed lake in the heart of the Downeast interior. Considered one of the premier lakes in the region, Cathance Lake is known for the quality of its water, and it’s landlocked salmon fishing; a substantial portion of the shoreline remains protected and undeveloped. The sound of loons characterize the lake, and the occasional bald eagle may be seen overhead. Cathance Lake is located on Route 191 - approximately 20 miles north of the historic coastal shiretown of Machias. Calais, Maine/ St. Stephen, NB, gateway to the Canadian Maritime provinces, is a 25 mile drive to the northeast.

SALE OPTIONS
Entire 3.4 Acre Historic Lakefront Compound at $359,000
or
LLC Condo Arrangement with primary residency of Manager's Cottage & common area agreement at $150,000 - $165,000

 

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Sunrise Canoe Base Camp cottage to rent

managers camp, autumn

Maine Camp, 2008

 

CLASSIC MAINE LAKEFRONT COTTAGES FOR SALE

Historic compound - Zoned General Developmennt

THE PROPERTY: SUNRISE COUNTY CANOE EXPEDITIONS, established in 1973, and known as an icon of the Maine Guide legacy, utilized the property at Cathance Lake as the Eastern Maine Base Camp for over 30 years. Quiet and secluded, with an unrestricted view of the lake, this historic Maine outfitting camp has now reverted to a private compound. The property is over 4 acres, with docks, wooded trails, a small camping area, garden, and several outdoor fireplaces. Rustic, though well-kept, with buildings and artifacts dating back to the early 1930’s the entire property has an ambiance and atmosphere that have attracted visitors to return for decades. Picturesque and classic in appearance, the premises have actually been used several times over the years as a shooting location for film and advertising. This cottage compound offers a large private property - with plenty of room, and privacy, to relax and enjoy one of the finest settings in eastern Maine - directly lakeside.

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THE MANAGER'S COTTAGE
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—Located directly on the shore, at the corner of the property, this cottage was remodeled in 2005
—3 bedroom, 1 bath. Master bedroom holds a king size bed; additional bedrooms with twin beds. Additionally, there is a bench bunk on the inside porch and a living room sleep sofa.
Inside front porch overlooking the lake
Outside deck
Fully equipped kitchen with a modern gas range (propane.)
Outside cooking facilities include a stone fireplace directly on the shore and a small grill on the outside deck.
Modern bath with ample sized shower stallMaine Lakefront cottage For Sale
Laundry facilities
Canoes, life vests and paddles are included
Photos of cottage were taken in May, 2006

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Chathance Lake dock, Autumn
Sunrise Locations, Bangor ME 04401
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