$300,000 Suggested Opening Bid
TWO STORY HOME
5 Bedrooms ◆ 3 Baths ◆ Outbuildings
And Adjoining 0.34± Acre
Sale On Premises
728 DOGWOOD LANE
Near Whitehall Creek
Anne Arundel County, MD 21409
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017
AT 12:00 NOON
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.
728 Dogwood Lane is located in the well-established Whitehall Beach subdivision, in the St. Margarets area of eastern Anne Arundel County. The neighborhood is south of US-50, east of St. Margarets Road and bounded by Whitehall and Ridout Creeks. Housing in Whitehall Beach is a mixture of single family detached homes on landscaped lots. The surrounding area is rural in character and water-oriented. Whitehall Beach residents have water access to Whitehall and Minnow Creeks.
Nearby public schools are Windsor Farm Elementary, Severn River Middle and Broadneck High, according to the Anne Arundel County Public Schools website. The neighborhood is convenient to amenities and employment centers in Downtown Annapolis, Washington, DC and Baltimore, and is less than ten minutes from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
The property is comprised of all or part of five contiguous lots as shown on the 1925 Plat of White Hall Beach, recorded among the Land Records of Anne Arundel County in Plat Book 1, Folio 2. The site is level and rectangular.
|728 Dogwood Road (part of Lots 137-139) – 150′ x 130′ comprising||0.45 acre|
|Unimproved Parcel, (Lots 135-136) – 100′ x 150′ comprising||0.34 acre|
Zoning R2, residential
Private well and septic
Electricity and cable television
Circular gravel driveway
Two Story Vinyl Sided Home, built in 1976 with later additions. According to a recent appraisal, the home is believed to comprise 3,764 square feet of living area, 1,248 square feet of basement space, a 676 square foot attached garage and a two story detached garage and workshop comprising 2,378 square feet.
Covered brick entry porch
Composition shingle roof
Vinyl double-hung windows
Sheds and outbuildings
Attached two-car garage with drive-thru access
Detached brick and siding garage and workshop with electric heat
Regal oil-fired forced air heat and central air conditioning (new 2015)
Electric baseboard heat in second floor addition
Electric water heater
The home is in fair condition and needs updating and cosmetic repairs.
728 Dogwood Lane – published annual real estate taxes are $6,218, based on a full value assessment of $576,800.
Lots 135-136 – published annual real estate taxes are $2,100, based on a full value assessment of $193,567.
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 is in fee simple and sold free and clear of liens. Anne Arundel County Deed Liber/Page 2422/853 and 3784/189.
First Offering – 728 Dogwood Lane and the bid reserved. Second Offering – Lots 135-136 and the bid reserved. Third Offering – Entirety.
A $15,000 deposit on 728 Dogwood Lane, $5,000 on Lots 135-136, or $20,000 if sold as an entirety, 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 contract to date of settlement. All adjustments, including taxes, 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 contract 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 contract 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.
Auction by order of the Personal Representative
of the Estate of Thomas L. Littlefield