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Absolute Auction Above $349,000 "Owings Mills - Garrison Overlook" Circa 1923 Manor Home 4,384± Sq. Ft., 5 Bedrooms, 5½ Baths, 3-Car Garage, Barn/Studio


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Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
11:00 AM
3407 Starlite Court, Baltimore County, MD, 21117
Baltimore County
Owings Mills, Garrison Overlook
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To the Highest Bidder Above $349,000
"Garrison Overlook"


Neighborhood Homes Sold
for $660,000 to $1,253,565


Circa 1923
4,384± Sq. Ft. ◆ 5 Bedrooms ◆5½ Baths
3-Car Garage ◆ Barn/Studio
- Renovation Needed -

Sale On Premises
Off Garrison Forest Road
Opposite Gwynnbrook Avenue
Baltimore County, MD 21117

THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
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.


Garrison Overlook is a twelve executive home subdivision created in 2007.  Situated along Garrison Forest Road, opposite Gwynnbrook Avenue, neighborhood homes range from 3,970 to 6,527 square feet of living area.  3407 Starlite Court was the original manor house for Garrison Overlook, dating to 1923.

Photos of auction property
PHOTO #3    PHOTO #4    PHOTO #5

Access to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) Exit 20 and Northwest Expressway (I-795) Exit 4 is within 5 miles.  The MTA Owings Mills Subway Station is about 3 miles south of Garrison Overlook, as is community shopping and professional services along Reisterstown Road.  Major commercial developments are slated for the Owings Mills retail areas, including a new Wegman's grocery store and upscale shopping.  Only two miles north is historic Sagamore Farms, an internationally known thoroughbred horse-breeding facility and scenic Worthington Valley.  Immediately south of the neighborhood are magnificent Caves and Greenspring Valleys.

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Photos of auction property

According to the BCPS web site, assigned public schools are Owings Mills Elementary, Pikesville Middle School and Owings Mills High School.  Numerous private schools, including Garrison Forest, McDonogh, St. Paul's and Jemicy are close by.  Stevenson University is within one mile.



Known as Lot 11, Plat 1, Garrison Overlook, the home site fronts approximately 175' and comprises 1.53 acres.  The lot is level and landscaped with mature trees.

Zoning RC-5, resource conservation single-family residential

Private well - 7.5 gallons per minute

Private septic - installed in 2007

3-Car Garage (24' x 32') and attached Barn (20' x 32'), suitable for studio or office

Asphalt driveway with several parking pads

SURVEY (pdf)




Two Story Wood Siding & Brick Center Hall Colonial Home

According to public tax records, the home was constructed circa 1923.  A recent appraisal indicates that the house contains approximately 2,192 square feet on each of the first and second floors, totaling 4,384 square feet of gross living area, and has approximately 1,020 square feet of basement space.

Clapboard wood siding and brick
Stone foundation
Brick chimneys
Slate roof with aluminum rain spouts
Original wooden double hung windows
Covered front entry
Covered brick porch in rear
Enclosed porch/mud room in rear

Plaster walls
Wood plank flooring - some pegged
Original woodwork, mouldings and trim
Front and rear stairways
4 Fireplaces



First Floor

Second Floor

  • Foyer - 9' x 24', wood floor
    Photos of auction property
    2nd FLOOR FOYER: PHOTO #1    PHOTO #2

  • Master Bedroom - 18' x 16', wood floor, brick fireplace, dressing area with closet, walk-in closet, en-suite ceramic tile Master Bath
    Photos of auction property

  • Bedroom #2 - 13' x 15', wood floor, en-suite ceramic tile Full Bath
    Photos of auction property
  • Bedroom #3 - 16' x 13', wood floor
    Photos of auction property
  • Bedroom #4 - 17' x 15', wood floor
    Photos of auction property
  • Shared Full Bath between Bedrooms #3 and #4, vinyl floor, ceramic wainscot
  • Bedroom #5 - 10' x 14', wood floor, en-suite Full Bath with vinyl floor
    Photos of auction property
  • Pull-down storage attic

Unfinished, concrete floor, outside exit, sump pump, mechanical room systems

Burnham oil fired boiler with radiators
400-ampere electrical service
Oil fired 50-gallon water heater
Recently installed PVC waste pipes

Additional Information
The home has large rooms and flowing layout, but needs painting, decorating and updating.

The following reports and information are available:

  • Well Yield Test
  • Septic Test
  • Termite Report
  • HOA Documents and Resale Package

Please contact the office of the Auctioneer for copies of the documents.



Published real estate taxes for 2011 were $4,553.



The current annual HOA fee is $720 per year.



The property is in fee simple and is sold free and clear of liens.

NOTE - The property is the only asset owned by an LLC.  The purchaser will be given the option to buy the stock interest in the LLC and potentially avoid transfer taxes.



A $25,000 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, 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, and subject to the Declaration and Bylaws of the Garrison Overlook Homeowners Association.  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 and agrees to waive any right of rescission under the Maryland Homeowners Association Act.  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.


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Broker participation is invited. See our: BROKER REGISTRATION FORM (pdf). 

The completed form must be returned to the Auctioneer's office by 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.



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