Offering 12 lakes and ponds within its borders, the unhurried town of Winthrop is a water lover’s paradise. Located close to Lake Maranacook, the recently-renovated 55 and over community of Winthrop Lakes Estates offers 43 spacious, 10,000 square-foot home sites situated on 13.5 acres with public amenities. Major grocery stores, pharmacy's and banks are nearby. Outdoor activities like snowmobiling, golf, cross-country skiing, canoeing, hiking and wakeboarding help residents enjoy an active lifestyle year-round.
The lake district of central Maine is the fastest growing region in the state. Known as a vacation destination, 17% of the Winthrop area is comprised of water, but the town has gained recent success expanding and attracting new businesses with commercial and retail interests. A small town with big character, Winthrop is home to a performing arts center and the Maine Music Theater. A short drive takes you to the environmentally restored Kennebec River, the state capital of Augusta, excellent universities, museums, coastal towns and historic forts.