"Catonsville - Arbutus Area" Two Story Townhome


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Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
3:00 PM
4621 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore County, MD, 21227
Baltimore County
Catonsville - Arbutus
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Lawrence D. Adashek, Attorney
101 W. Chesapeake Avenue - 5th Floor
Towson, MD 21286

Catonsville - Arbutus Area

"Elm Ridge"


Sale On Premises
Off Beltway (I-695) Exit 12 - At Maiden Choice Lane
Baltimore County, MD 21227

AT 3:00 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 and square footage contained herein are more or less.


4621 Wilkens Avenue is located in southwestern Baltimore County, just east of Baltimore Beltway  (I-695) Exit 12.  The property is one-half mile east of University of Maryland Baltimore County Campus (UMBC).  Nearby employers include the Charlestown Retirement Community and Spring Grove State Hospital, both of which are within walking distance.  Shopping is convenient as well, with several neighborhood centers within a block or two of the home.  Public bus transportation is on Wilkens Avenue.  According to the Baltimore County Public Schools web site, nearby public schools are Arbutus Elementary, Arbutus Middle and Catonsville High.

The surrounding "Elm Ridge" neighborhood is predominantly comprised of well-maintained brick detached homes and townhomes, constructed during the 1940s.  Neighborhood homes are both owner and tenant occupied.

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Rectangular lot - 28' x 105'
Fenced rear yard
All public utilities
Room in rear for off-street parking



Two story end-of-group covered porchfront brick townhome, constructed in 1942 and containing 1,200 square feet of living area and 600 square feet of basement space.  The home has a composition shingle roof, vinyl-clad double hung replacement windows and a full concrete block basement foundation.  Interior finishes are traditional, including paneled wood doors.  Interior floors are carpeted with hardwood below.  The home was previously arranged as two apartments, but has been used as a single-family dwelling for many years.   Updating and cosmetic repairs are needed.

First Floor
- living room with french doors to dining room, kitchen with vinyl tile floor and wooden cabinets

Second Floor - 3 bedrooms (one has kitchen rough-in) and full ceramic tile bath

Basement - paneled recreation room, full ceramic tile bath, laundry/utility room with exit at grade in rear

Mechanical - updated gas hot water heat, 40-gallon gas water heater, circuit breakers



2009 published real estate taxes are $1,890.55, plus a special tax assessment of $220.



In fee simple.  The property is sold free and clear of liens.  Deed Liber 8327, folio 702.



From 2:15 p.m. on the day of sale



A $10,000 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.  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

Auction by order of:
David Murphy, Attorney-in-fact for Eleanor M. Hockman



Call for pre-qualification:

Mr. Craig Kessler
Greentree Mortgage Corporation

2 Park Center Court - Suite 200
Owings Mills, Maryland  21117
410-654-3900 direct
410-702-4511 fax