"Oaklee - Southwest Baltimore"

Brick and Stone Townhome with 3 Bedrooms and Bath

Listing Details

Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
11:00 AM
917 Calwell Road, Baltimore, MD, 21229
Baltimore City
Oaklee, Southwest Baltimore
The home may be inspected 30 minutes prior to the auction.
Additional Documents
Baltimore City Block Plat
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Southwest Baltimore

Brick & Stone
3 Bedrooms ✦ Bath

Sale On Premises
Off Benzinger Road,
Near 400 Block Wilkens Avenue
Baltimore City, MD 21229

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.

917 Calwell Road is located in the Oaklee neighborhood in southwest Baltimore City, immediately east of the Baltimore County line. The neighborhood is a small, quiet enclave featuring a mix of architecturally unique townhomes, traditional detached homes and garden apartments. Surrounding neighborhoods include Violetville, Irvington, Arbutus and Catonsville. The Baltimore Beltway (I-695) is approximately 1 mile to the west, and I-95 is approximately 3 miles to the south via the Baltimore Beltway. University of Maryland, Baltimore County is 1.5 miles to the southwest.

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Rectangular lot 20' x 92'5", more or less

Landscaped front yard

Rear yard with potential parking pad conversion

Zoning R-6, residential

Public water, sewer, gas, electricity, telephone, cable TV

Two story brick inside-group townhome with stone facade and slate roof fascia - according to public tax records the home was constructed in 1938, contains 1,360 square feet of living area and 680 square feet of partially finished basement space. The home is arranged as follows:

First Floor:

  • Living room - hardwood floors, decorative fireplace
  • Dining room - hardwood floors
  • Kitchen - laminate tile floor, walk-out to rear yard

Second Floor:

  • Three bedrooms - all carpet over hardwood floor
  • Full bathroom - ceramic tile floor, shower/tub with ceramic tile surround


  • Club room area - knotty pine paneling, unfinished floor
  • Utility and laundry area

Updated oil forced air heat
Updated Carrier central air conditioning
100 amp. electric

Note: The home is in need of updating and cosmetic repairs.

In fee simple;  and sold free and clear of liens.

Published real estate taxes for 2013-2014 are $3,337.04 based on a full value tax assessment of  $141,400. 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: http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/appeal.html

A $2,500 deposit, payable by certified check or 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, rent, 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, covenants of record affecting same or housing violation notices, 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.


Auction by order of the Estate of Joseph B. Kelly and the Joseph B. Kelly Trust, by:
Michael Ament, Personal Representative and Trustee