Bowlin Lodge & Cabins - 1 Bowlin Pond Road, T4 & T5 R8 WELS, Maine
Property Types: Waterfront, Home, Cabin, Recreational, Timber Land, Commercial

$2,900,000 / 264 Acres / Available
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East Branch of the Penobscot River-Bowlin Lodge & Cabins offers over 7900' of river frontage, 264 acres of land in two parcels, 14 cabins w/lodge & 13 outbuildings.
River View Cabins-Some of the cabins have views of the pond and are nestled along the river frontage.
Nestled along river-The cabins along the river are on a knoll over looking the pond and the river.
Old Moose-All the cabins have been aptly named, Old Moose was built in 2014, sleeps three, and is handicap accessible.
River Watch-It was built in 2014, has two bedrooms, sleeps 4. A great porch to relax on watching the river & wildlife...
Fish Tales-It was built in 2014, has two bedrooms and sleeps 4. Many a "fish tale" has been shared under this roof.
No Aces-It is a large cabin, sleeping 10, great space for a "No Aces" card game!
Shiloh-Built in 2014, an addition 2017, it is the 76 year old seller's cabin & will remain a life estate until they pass, then convey to current owners.
Chapman 1-It was remodeled in 2018, sleeps 3 and has a kitchen.
Chapman 2-There are four Chapman cabins, Chapman 2 sleeps 4.
Chapman 3-It sleeps three and had a new bathroom in 2013.
Chapman 4-It sleeps 4 and had a new bathroom in 2013.
Chapman 3 & 2-A couple of the Chapman camps...
The Bridge-It sleeps 8 comfortably with two bedrooms and a kitchen.
1895 Cabin-It was remodeled in 2015 and offers two bedrooms and a kitchen.
Mad Trapper-It was built in 2017 and has a kitchen plus full basement. It is currently used for staff.
"The Lodge"-Over 1800', kitchen was rebuilt in 2009-2010, dining area, office, sitting/TV room, laundry, etc.
Pole Cat Cabin & Laundry-It was remodeled in 2018, houses staff & laundry area for the cabins.
Greenhouse-This was constructed in 2010...
Hi Tunnel Greenhouse-Getting an early start on the veggies for the 3600' garden space.
Vehicle Storage-The 80x42 building was constructed in 2017 for the storage of equipment and vehicles.
Heated Restrooms-The public heated bathrooms offer snowmobilers & ATVer's a welcomed stop...
Outdoor Kitchen-The screened outdoor kitchen was constructed in 2018.
Inside Outdoor Kitchen-Built on a cement slab, stainless steel sink, grills, preparation tables, & floor drains.
Clay Range-A 5 stand sporting clay facility...
Interior of 5 stand-Built on a cement slab...
Practicing-A 70 yard & pistol range nearby...
Lodge Lounge Area-A great place to gather sharing the day's adventures on the trail, in the woods, or on the river...
Lodge-Looking from the dining area into the room for watching TV or socializing...
Lodge Commercial Kitchen-Spacious, clean, well organized commercial kitchen for preparing meals...
Slab Tables-Dining room is equipped with 5 custom full slab log tables, seating up to 42...
Kitchen areas-A sample of one of the kitchens in the cabins...
Another Kitchen-Example of a kitchen area...
Living Room Area-Alot of the cabins are open concept with the kitchen/living room areas combined...
Another View-Looking toward a bedroom from the living space of a cabin...
Cabin Interior-Wood stoves in all cabins...
Storage-A built in area for your clothes, gear, etc...
Sleeping Loft-A few of the cabins have sleeping lofts...
Fish Tales Cabin-Wood stoves do a good job heating on the coldest of days...
Lots of room-The cabins are spacious, clean, and well maintained...
Great Space-All the camps have wood stoves, storage for your clothing & gear...
1895 Cabin-Gun racks in most cabins...
Spacious & Private-Some of the cabins have individual bedrooms, lofts, or open space for sleeping.
Chapman 2-Handcrafted Log Beds...
Interior of Cabins-Clean, well maintained, and spacious for clients.
Handcrafted Log Beds-Linens and towels are provided...
Log Cabin-Log walls in most of the cabins add character & ambiance to the structures...
Authentic-It is like stepping back in time but with all the amenities one needs...
Shiloh Interior-The Shiloh cabin is the seller's private cabin that will remain a life estate then convey to the new owner.
Shiloh-Exquisitely handcrafted year round log cabin...
Master Bedroom-Creative design that compliments the environment and landscape of Bowlin Cabins...
Porches-Shiloh Porch...
View From Cabin-Along the pond and river frontage...
Overlooking the Pond-Looking toward the pond and river frontage...
River Watch Porch-The sounds of nature surrounds the landscape at Bowlin Lodge & Cabins...
5+ Acre Field-Fall at Bowlin Lodge & Cabins is a magical time of year...
Lots of Wildlife-The area has bountiful wildlife surrounding the area...
Unexpected Guest-One never knows who will show up at camp unexpected....always a welcome surprise!
Suspension Bridge-Crossing the East Branch of the Penobscot to Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument..
Access Across River-The bridge was redecked in 2016 and serves as access to trails and an acre lot across the river....
Mode of Transportation-The 110' suspension bridge crosses the East Branch of the Penobscot.
Lots of Winter Fun-If you have never enjoyed the thrill of dog sledding, it is quite an adventure...
They Know Their Way-The pups are excited to get to Bowlin Lodge & Cabins...
Winter Wonderland-Snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, or just sitting by the wood stove with a good book....all part of the Bowlin experience...
ITS 85 Snowmobile Trail Thru Bowlin-If your out on the trails, a great place to stop for lunch...
Lots of Trails-Snowmobiles stop of the 18 cord wood shed...
Groomed Trails-Extensive trail systems for snowmobiling and ATVing....
Big Spring Brook-A good trout stream...
Many trails, many miles to travel-Lots of trails, wildlife, rivers, lakes, & ponds to visit in the surrounding area...
Bowlin Pond Accommodates Float Planes-A float plane ride overlooking Katahdin Woods & Waters Natl Monument, Baxter State Park, & the Maine North Woods...
Hunting Bowlin's Backroads-The area has an abundance of grouse and woodcock. Bowlin Camps is a member of the Ruffed Grouse Society.
Fall Foliage-The area is home to some of the most spectacular fall foliage, canoe or kayak down the river, head out on an ATV trail....breathtaking foliage...
Scenery-The hiking trails that lead you to some of the most magical scenery...
River Fishing-The East Branch of the Penobscot offers some of the finest fly fishing for landlocked salmon & native trout...
Canoeing & Kayaking-The river offers miles of paddling adventures...
Bowlin Pond-The sound of nature, the breeze in the trees, an unspoiled remote environment far from the outside world...
Topography Along the River-Around every bend the river may change to an amazing natural wonder...
Grand Pitch-The river offers all levels of paddling adventures and the scenery is unsurpassed...
Nature Abounds-Moose are often seen along the river...
Sunrise 5 am-The magic of nature will mesmerize you....experience the lifestyle of owning a first class remote sporting lodge and cabins in the Maine North Woods...



Bowlin Lodge & Cabins

Property Summary

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Closest Town/Locale: 
T4 & T5 R8 WELS, Patten
Penobscot County
Property Type: 
Waterfront, Home, Cabin, Recreational, Timber Land, Commercial
Home Style: 
Lodge, Cabin, Camp, Cottage, 14 cabins including the lodge, 13 outbuildings
Waterfront Features: 
7,902 feet of frontage on the East Branch of the Penobscot River
Exterior Features: 
Outdoor Kitchen Area, Storage Buildings, Shooting Ranges, Garages, Several Out Buildings, Extensive Water Frontage & Acreage

Activities & Amenities

ATV/Off Road
Cycling/Mountain Biking
Development Potential
Hunting - Big Game
Hunting - Small Game
Hunting - Turkey
Hunting - Upland Birds
Hunting - Waterfowl
Income Producing
Off Grid Power
Outfitting/Guide Service
Recreational Business
Skiing/Snowmobiling/Snow Sports

Land Details

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Open, Forested, Rolling, River Frontage
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Building Details

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Type of Home(s): 
Wood FrameLog...structures range in age from 1895-2018
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Outbuilding Types: 
CabinslodgeOutdoor kitchenBarnCanoe Shedwood shedstorageGaragePublic BathroomsGenerator BldgGreenhouse
Parking Types: 
  • Detached Garage
  • Driveway
  • Off Street

Property Description

NEW PRICE!!! $2,900,000.

Legendary Bowlin Lodge & Cabins since 1895 offering sportsmen, families, corporate retreats, and outdoor enthusiasts a place to reconnect with nature and an environment in the unspoiled wilderness of the Maine North Woods. Located on the East Branch of the Penobscot River in T4 & T5 R8, year round Bowlin Cabins offers everything an outdoor enthusiast could ask for. The cabins are located on about 28 acres with 1462’ of river frontage plus a separate 236 acre parcel down the road offering over 6400’ of river frontage. The East Branch has some of the finest fly fishing in Maine with naturally reproducing brook trout, salmon and small mouth bass. Hundreds of lakes, streams and ponds make up the watershed of the area. Traditional Maine deer hunting along this area of the Penobscot River is an experience you will never forget. Bowlin is adjacent to the thousands of acres of the Katahdin Woods & Water National Monument protected lands, which gives you great deer hunting opportunities on huge bucks. For the serious upland bird hunter, Bowlin Lodge & Cabins offers a grouse hunter's paradise, miles of old logging roads with new growth forest, endless access to prime grouse and woodcock hunting as well. A member of the of the Ruffed Grouse Society it proudly supports their conservation and management goals. Bear hunts over bait sites cover over 45 square miles. Bear hunting from stands and ground blinds positioned for the firearm or bow enthusiast. The early morning mist is clearing from a bog and your guide lets loose with a lovesick cow call. Moments later the woods come alive as trees shake, and your bull moose enters the clearing…when things start to happen, they happen fast in the great North Woods of Maine! Bowlin was constructed from 1895-2018 consisting of 14 cabins including the lodge, 13 outbuildings, a total of 23 bedrooms with 16 full bathrooms plus three of the structures have basements. An all-weather 5 Stand pavilion overlooks a scenic natural hollow where traps are set to mirror typical hunting shots found in Bowlin covers. Experience a canoe or kayak trip in the very heart of the North Woods of Maine along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. The East Branch is one of Maine's truly classic river trips! Stay in the woods in a cabin directly on the North ITS-85 snowmobiling. The kitchen will fix you breakfast, lunch and take your reservation for dinner. Steeped with year round sporting traditions Bowlin Lodge & Cabins is one of the highlights of the North Woods of Maine. Great snow, delicious food, warm cabins, and beautiful scenery are all part of the Bowlin Lodge & Cabins lifestyle experience.

Year Built: 1895-2018

# of Cabins (including Lodge): 14

Total Out-Buildings (including cabins): 27

Bedrooms: 23

Total Bathrooms: 16

Full Bathrooms: 16

Full Basements: 3

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Maine Outdoor Properties Team at Realty of Maine

458 Main St.
Bangor, ME 04401
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