"Downtown Baltimore - Mount Vernon Historic District" Stately Three Story, Brick & Stone Townhome Arranged as 3 Apartment Units

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Listing Details

Sold Price
$239,000
Auction Date
Auction Time
2:00 PM
Address
220 E. Biddle Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
County
Baltimore City
Neighborhood
Mount Vernon Historic District
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Shawn R. Harby, Esquire
309 S. Conkling Street
Baltimore, MD 21224


ESTATE AUCTION
                                           
DOWNTOWN BALTIMORE

"Mount Vernon Historic District"

Stately, Three Story
BRICK & STONE TOWNHOME
Arranged as 3 Apartment Units
Zoned OR-4, Office-Residence

Sale On Premises
220 E. BIDDLE STREET
Between 1200 blocks of
N. Calvert Street and Guilford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
AT 2:00 P.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.

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS:

220 E. Biddle Street is situated within the Mount Vernon Historic District of Downtown Baltimore, as designated by the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation.  The surrounding, neighborhood, known as "Mid-Town/Belvedere," is within walking distance of the University of Baltimore, Peabody Conservatory of Music, Walters Art Gallery, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Center Stage, Lyric Opera House, Penn Station (Amtrak and MARC trains), and numerous restaurants, shops and attractions.  Nearby properties are typically well preserved townhouses, used as single and multi-family residences and offices.  The 200 block of E. Biddle Street is quiet and tree-lined, with ample on-street parking.  Access to the Jones Falls Expressway (I-83) is two blocks south.

For directions from your location, visit: maps.google.com

 

SITE AREA

Rectangular inside lot - situated on the north side of E. Biddle Street, east of the 1200 block of N. Calvert Street and west of the 1200 block of Guilford Avenue and Fallsway

Lot size 17' x 100'

Paved alley in rear provides access for potential parking pad

All public utilities are in the property

The rear yard is chain link fenced with ample room for parking.

BLOCK PLAT (pdf)

 

IMPROVEMENTS

Three story inside-group brick and stone townhome - according to public tax records, the home was constructed circa 1900 and contains 3,051 square feet of area above grade and 1,017 square feet of basement space.  The home has a full brick basement foundation, flat built-up roof, vinyl-clad double-hung windows.  The interior features many original details and trim, including an entry vestibule.  The building is currently arranged as three apartments, as follows:


Unit #1 - First Floor and Basement

First Floor

Living Room - hardwood floor, mahogany fireplace mantle, glass block windows

Master Bedroom - hardwood floor, outside exit to rear courtyard

Full Bath - ceramic tile

Stairway - stained glass windows, leading to

Basement

Country Kitchen - ceramic tile floor, wood cabinets, stainless steel double sink, dishwasher, 2 gas range/ovens, refrigerator freezer, upright freezer, antique wall unit, two story ceiling in front with stained glass windows

Photos of auction property
KITCHEN PHOTO #1    KITCHEN PHOTO #2

Half-Bath - ceramic tile

Laundry/Utility Room - outside exit

Apartment Unit #1 was owner-occupied.


Unit #2 - Second Floor

Living Room - exposed brick wall, vinyl flooring

Kitchen - laminate cabinets, range/oven, vinyl floor

First Bedroom - vinyl flooring, adjoining dressing room

Second Bedroom - vinyl flooring - bow window

Full Bath - vinyl floor, fiberglass tub enclosure

The second floor unit was recently vacated.


Unit #3 - Third Floor

Living Room - tile floor, paneled walls

Kitchen - tile floor, range/oven, refrigerator/freezer

First Bedroom - tile floor

Second Bedroom - tile floor

Full Bath - vinyl floor

The third floor unit is rented for $800 per month, on a month-to-month basis.  The tenant has occupied the apartment for the past thirty years.


Mechanical

Separate gas forced air furnace for each unit

Central air conditioning for Unit #1

2 - gas, 40-gallon water heaters

Sump and ejector pumps

Electrical - four meters, one for each unit and one public, 150 ampere service

Gas - four meters, one for each unit and one public

 

ZONING

OR-4, office-residence zoning provides a variety of office and residential uses.  The building is currently registered as three apartment units.

For more information, download the Baltimore City Zoning Ordinance (pdf)

 

REAL ESTATE TAXES

Published 2010 real estate taxes - $8,929.05

 

TITLE

In fee simple.  The property is sold free and clear of liens.  Deed Liber 2576, Page 333.

 

INSPECTION TIME

One hour prior to time of auction or by appointment with the Auctioneers.

 

TERMS OF SALE

A $20,000 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 within 45 days.  If payment of the 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, rents, all other public charges and assessments payable on an 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.  Time is of the essence.


No buyer's premium.


Broker participation is invited.
BROKER REGISTRATION FORM (pdf)


Patricia Bertorelli, Personal Representative
of the Estate of Augustine Pasquarello