Absolute Estate Auction Above $40,000 - "Middle River - Hawthorne" End-Of-Group Townhome


Listing Details

Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
11:00 AM
2112 Firethorn Road, Middle River, MD, 21220
Baltimore County
Middle River, Hawthorne
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Douglas L. Burgess, Attorney ◆ Nolan, Plumhoff & Williams, Chartered
502 Washington Avenue, Suite 700, Towson, MD 21204

To the Highest Bidder Above $40,000

Two Story, End-of-Group
- Renovation Needed -


Sale On Premises
Off Kingston Road
Baltimore County, MD 21220

AT 11:00 A.M.

NOTE:  The information contained herein has been obtained from sources deemed reliable and is believed to be accurate.  However, no express or implied warranty is made or may be inferred from any such representation.  Dimensions, square footage and acreage contained herein are more or less.  Prospective purchasers are encouraged to perform their own due diligence, in advance of the auction, regarding the permitted uses of the property.


2112 Firethorn Road is located in the Middle River area of eastern Baltimore County.  The home is situated in the "Hawthorne" neighborhood on a peninsula surrounded by Middle River, Cow Pens Creek and Dark Head Creek.  Hawthorne is south of the 2000 block of Eastern Avenue (MD-150), east of Route 702 and west of Martin State Airport.  Access to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) is about two miles west.  Public bus service is regularly scheduled to the neighborhood.

Hawthorne is predominantly comprised of two story townhomes, constructed in the 1950s.  Most are well maintained and some have been expanded.  According to the Baltimore County government web site, nearby public schools are Hawthorne Elementary, Stemmers Run Middle and Kenwood High.  Neighborhood shopping is within walking distance as is a community park.

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Lot is larger than average for the neighborhood, fronting approximately 54' along Firethorn Road, with a depth of 102' and a rear lot line of 12.9' along a 16' alley.

All public utilities are in the property.

Zoning DR 10.5, residential

Fenced rear yard

2-car concrete parking pad

Rear wooden sun deck

Open concrete front porch


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Two Story Brick End-of-Group Townhome - according to public tax records, the home was built in  1954, contains 1,152 square feet of living area and 576 square feet of basement space.

Brick facade
Double-hung windows - some replacements windows, some original wooden double hung windows with storm sash
Front and rear porches

First Floor

  • Foyer
  • Living Room - wood floor
  • Dining Room - wood floor
  • Kitchen - original metal cabinets, vinyl floor

Second Floor

  • 3 - Bedrooms (two with wooden floors, one carpeted)
  • Full Bath - wood floor, fiberglass wainscot
  • Linen Closet

Full Basement - unfinished

  • Laundry Room
  • Utility Room

Gas forced air heat
Central air conditioning
Gas, 40-gallon water heater
100-amp. electrical service

The home needs updating and cosmetic repairs.


The property is sold free and clear of liens, subject to an annual $150 ground rent.  Baltimore County Deed Book 10088, Page 242.


Baltimore County Tax Account No. 1502852161
Published Annual Real Estate Taxes for 2013-2014 are $1,955.94.  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 the Maryland State Department of Assessments & Taxation concerning the appeals process, and may see the following link for helpful information:


The property will be open for inspection from 10:00 a.m. on the day of sale.


A $5,000 deposit, payable by cashier's check, 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 Auctioneer's office.  Balance to be paid in cash at settlement, which shall take place within 45 days.  If payment of the deposit or balance 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.  All adjustments, including taxes, ground rent, all other public charges and assessments payable on a monthly or annual basis, and 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, and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any.  Purchaser assumes the risk of loss from the date of sale forward.  The purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint, as provided under current Federal and State law.   If the Seller is 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 Seller or Auctioneers.  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.

Estate of Edna B. Callin



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