FOX POND ESTATE
Fox Pond Estate is completely surrounded by conservation lands which have created a multi-use environment. Nestled along the winding Blackwoods Byway in the area simply called by Mainers as down east, the property is sited in an area of healthy forests, ponds, lakes, streams, rocky hills, blueberry barrens and creates a feeling of total respite from your everyday world. The estate offers underground utilities, generator backup, waste management area, fire hydrant protection, security and communication systems. A resident manager has a log home, Fox Care, on the property to allow management of all activities and maintenance. The massive Montana based Rocky Mountain Log Home has been hand hued, double mitered and finished off with a light grey pickling finish. The main level of the lodge offers an open concept with a commercial chef s kitchen with local granite countertops and built in granite wall ovens, ash cabinetry along with the dining area. A peaceful screened porch off the kitchen offers a great location for a morning cup of coffee or an evening of dining. The grand two story vaulted ceiling living room allowing natural light throughout the first level is comfortable yet dignified. The two level wood burning fireplace is created of local cut granite. The stained glass throughout the lodge has also been created by a local artisan. The master bedroom suite is conveniently located on this level for possible one level living. The Trophy Room creates an atmosphere for the outdoorsman, a propane fired stove with granite hearth that is flanked with floor to ceiling bookcases, animal trophies, built in desk, fly case display, and a secure gun cabinet. The upper level offers a guest bedroom with pond views, a sitting or bedroom loft area, plus a bar area allowing for intimate entertaining in a quiet and cozy atmosphere. The chart room makes a great computer nook and is reminiscent of being on a sail boat with chart tables, running lights, portholes, and its very own head. The lower level has a full exercise gym, a billiard room, plus a music room with a wood stove and built in bookcases with access to the patio where an outdoor smoking, curing, and BBQ station are located. A totally secure safe room, a reloading and fly tying station room, and a large storage room. Just adjacent to the main residence and above a two story garage workshop sits a separate bunk house that is completely self sufficient. Completely private quarters with a full kitchen, dining room, living room, and bunk room that sleeps four+-. The upper level deck offers great views of Tunk Nubble-one of many hikes available right from the property. The property also offers 40 x 60 maintenance garage, a pole barn, wood shop, wood splitting and storage area. It has the equipment necessary to maintain the property which includes a bulldozer, excavator, tractor, dump truck, plus all tools and extra parts needed for upkeep. There is a small greenhouse and beautiful raised flower beds and vegetable gardens. All the plantings have been well thought out and indigenous to the area including fruit trees, ornamentals, shrubs, and specimen plants that compliment one another. Evergreens, maples, and oaks cover dense areas and provide plentiful wood for fuel and building projects. All necessary equipment to cut, plane, and finish wood are available and part of the package.
At Fox Pond Estate, recreational adventures are right at your door step, six miles of groomed scenic trails have been cleared and maintained. They can be accessed by ATV, snowmobile, cross country skis, snowshoes, or by foot. The trails have been cleared in a naturalized fashion. There are several meadows that have been created allowing wildlife a natural habitat. The land is home to bear, deer, rabbit, grouse, fox, coyote, turkey, and an occasional moose. Fox Pond offers an 88 acre glacial pond that is home to native brook trout with about 12,000 of frontage. The Blackwoods Byway meanders along one side of Fox Pond. The acreage offers great hunting and fishing without leaving the property. Fox Lodge sits high on a point of land that juts out over the pond and is not visible from the Byway or public access. The State of Maine stocks the pond yearly with brown and brook trout.
Along with its remote and private location within the 890 acres, Fox Pond Estate offers the security of being able to live in a completely self sufficient environment and sustainable lifestyle if ever the need should arise. TownshipTen itself is part of the classified UnorganizedTerritories within the State of Maine. It has no municipal governments, local police, or other governing bodies. There are no rights of ways across the property as they have been extinguished along with being surrounded by conservation lands. Fox Pond Estate is located in a township, offering a healthy tree growth forest tax benefit which is the best of both worlds. Technically a Tree Farm, the Fox Pond landholdings are managed under a forestry plan which determines how existing timber can be harvested. The convenience of nearby amenities is less than 20 minutes away in Ellsworth, with unique shops, restaurants, hospital, and a full service community. AcadiaNational Park is less than 45 minutes away and the freshest seafood is easily available from local fishermen.
Fox Pond Estate is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the ultimate outdoor enthusiast or sportsman located in an area of endless adventures.