The Perch Pond Forest lots on Kirkland Road are in Tamarack and Hemlock divisions approved by the city and on record at the Penobscot Registry of Deeds. The properties consist of a mixed growth of conifer and deciduous forest land. Some of the lots have roughed in driveways and cleared area for building. Most of the surrounding properties in this division have had newer homes constructed in recent years. Kirkland Road in Old Town is a rural residential and undeveloped forestland area less than 7 miles from the University of Maine Orono campus. Perch Pond lots are located an easy commuting distance from Bangor, Maine. Bangor is the county seat of Penobscot County, it is a bustling small city with many cultural events, fine hospitals, great restaurants, a new event center, casino and an international airport.