Absolute Above $150,000 - "Catonsville - Colonial Gardens"

Well Maintained, All Brick Cape Cod Home
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Listing Details

Sold Price
$220,000
Auction Date
Auction Time
2:00 PM
Address
308 Gralan Road, Catonsville, MD, 21228
County
Baltimore County
Neighborhood
Catonsville, Colonial Gardens
Inspection
The property will be open at 1:00 p.m. on the day of the auction or by appointment.
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Financing
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Louis J. Weinkam, Jr., Attorney
Weinkam & Weinkam, P.A.
1002 Frederick Road
Catonsville, Maryland 21228

ESTATE SALE
AT ABSOLUTE AUCTION
To The Highest Bidder Above $150,000

CATONSVILLE

"Colonial Gardens"

Well Maintained, All Brick
CAPE COD HOME
FireplaceCovered Porches

Sale On Premises
308 GRALAN ROAD
Off Old Frederick Rd.,
3 Blocks West of N. Rolling Rd.
Baltimore County, MD 21228

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
AT 2:00 P.M.

    THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN HAS BEEN OBTAINED FROM SOURCES DEEMED RELIABLE AND BELIEVED TO BE ACCURATE.  HOWEVER, NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY IS MADE AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THESE REPRESENTATIONS.

GENERAL INFORMATION

LOCATION:
The home is situated on a quiet street in the Colonial Gardens subdivision of original Catonsville.  The home is situated within minutes of abundant shopping, great restaurants and eateries and numerous work centers.  The site is located less than 2 miles west of I-695 (Exit 13 - Frederick Road and Exit 14 - Edmondson Avenue).  Abundant shopping is within minutes along Frederick Road and nearby Baltimore National Pike (I-40). See http://www.bcps.org/apps/boundaries  for Baltimore County Public School information.  The Downtown Baltimore business district lies just 15 minutes to the east and access to I-95 is within 5 minutes to the south via I-695 or Rolling Road to I-195.

SITE:
Mostly rectangularly shaped lot measuring 54.1' front, 57.98' rear, with depths of 122.3' and 123.08', or 0.16 acre, more or less

Macadam paved 3-vehicle driveway

Flag pole

Serviced by public water and sewer

IMPROVEMENT DESCRIPTION:
Attractive cape cod home, constructed in 1952 (according to SDAT tax records), comprising 1,570 sq. ft. of upper floor areas and 1,084 sq. ft. of basement area (according to SDAT tax records), in need of some cosmetic updating and arranged as follows:

Exterior & Amenities
Brick facade
Covered front porch with slatted wood ceiling
Covered rear patio with slatted wood ceiling
Asphalt shingle roof (2 years old) with aluminum rain spouts
Hardwood flooring throughout the first and second floors
Storm windows

First Floor

  • Living Room (18' x 13') - manteled brick wood burning fireplace
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  • Dining Room (13' x 11')
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  • Kitchen - wooden cabinetry, 4-burner electric range/double oven, GE refrigerator, breakfast area, walk-out to the rear covered patio
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  • Bedroom (13' x 12') - closet
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  • Bedroom (12' x 11') - closet
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  • Full Bathroom - ceramic tile flooring and wainscot
  • Hall closet

Second Floor

  • Bedroom (34' x 14')
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  • Storage Area (14' x 6')

Basement (wood paneling throughout)

  • Family Room (25' x 23') - manteled gas fireplace
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  • Kitchen (12' x 11') - 4-burner electric range oven, cabinetry, GE refrigerator, Whirlpool washer, GE dryer
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  • Full bathroom (shower stall)
  • Utility storage room
  • Small additional storage room with sump pump

Mechanical
Newly installed Weil-McClain oil fired hot water boiler furnace
Newly installed GE "Smart Water" gas fired water heater

ANNUAL REAL ESTATE TAXES:
2014-2015 Annual Real Estate Taxes - $3,106 (based on a full value tax assessment of $252,700).  Purchasers may petition for a reduction in the assessment of their property in conjunction with a purchase price substantially less than the currently assessed value of the property. Purchasers are encouraged to contact SDAT concerning the appeals process and may see the following link for helpful information:  http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/appeal.html

TITLE:
The property is in fee simple and is being sold free and clear of all liens.

INSPECTION:
At 1:00 p.m. on the day of the auction or by appointment.

TERMS OF SALE:
Deposit payable by certified or cashier's check of $15,000 will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale.  The deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price within 24 hours at the office of the Auctioneers.  Balance to be paid in cash at settlement, which shall take place within 45 days. If payment of the balance of the deposit or balance of the purchase price does not take place within the specified time, the deposit shall be forfeited and the property may be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser. Interest to be charged on the unpaid purchase money, at the rate of 12% per annum, from date of sale to date of settlement.  Taxes and all other public charges and assessments, payable on an annual basis, including sanitary and/or metropolitan district charges, if any, to be adjusted for the current year to date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. The property will be sold in "AS IS" condition, without express or implied warranty as to the nature and description of the improvements as contained herein;  and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any. Purchaser assumes risk of loss from the date of sale forward.  The purchaser waives and releases the Estate, Personal Representatives, Auctioneers, and their respective agents, successors and assigns from any and all claims the purchaser and/or its successors and assigns may now have or may have in the future relating to the condition of the property, including but not limited to the environmental condition thereof.  If the Personal Representatives are unable to convey good and marketable title, the purchaser's sole remedy in law or equity shall be limited to the refund of the deposit.  Upon refund of the deposit this sale shall be null and void and of no effect, and the purchaser shall have no further claim against the Estate, Personal Representatives or Auctioneer.   The purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint as provided under current Federal and State Law. Recordation costs, transfer taxes and all costs incidental to settlement to be paid by the purchaser, except where otherwise mandated by local, State or Federal law.  Time is of the essence. NO BUYER'S PREMIUM!

Auction by order of:
Edward X. Brennan and Warren Bourquin,
Personal Representatives for the Estate of Gordon Wharry