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REAL ESTATE AUCTION
– On 0.85± Acre –
Sale On Premises
5656 BATTEE DRIVE
Off Franklin Manor Road,
Near Deale Churchton Road
Churchton, Anne Arundel County, MD 20733
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019
AT 12:00 NOON
– SUGGESTED OPENING BID: $300,000 –
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.
5656 Battee Drive is located in the Churchton area of southern Anne Arundel County. Churchton sits between Shady Side and Deale, approximately 15 miles south of Annapolis. Washington, D.C. is 34 miles to the west, and Baltimore is 45 miles to the north. Surrounding communities are water oriented, with a number of proximate marinas, waterfront restaurants, marine businesses and waterfront homes. Nearby waterways include the Chesapeake Bay, Herring Bay, West River and Rockhold Creek.
The home sits along Broadwater Creek, which feeds directly into the Chesapeake Bay. According to NOAA charts, depths in the creek range between 1-3′, with depths at the subject property estimated to be 3′. A dredging project for Broadwater Creek is currently scheduled with Anne Arundel County, a project intended to further enhance access for recreational boating.
The home is located within the Cape Anne community, but is not part of a mandatory home owner’s association. The Cape Anne community is a water privileged community that maintains a pier, boat ramp, pavilion, fishing and swimming pier, beach and kayak launch. More information about the community can be found below.
According to Anne Arundel County public schools website, nearby schools are Shady Side Elementary, Southern Middle and High.
Mostly level lot comprising 0.85 acre, more or less
The lot features approximately 125′ of water frontage on Broadwater Creek with riparian rights
Pier, boat lift and ramp. The pier is approximately 63′ with tie-off pilings and electric boat lift. Depths at the end of the pier are estimated at 3′.
Gravel driveway and parking area
Large yard and mature trees
Private well and public sewer
Two story traditional home with attached garage – the home was originally constructed in 1940 and contains 2,309 square feet of living area, according to public tax records. The home features ample views of Broadwater Creek, along with woods and marsh on the opposite side. Features include attached garage, with front and back automatic doors, decorative fireplace mantle with pellet stove, propane stove, nice outdoor space and a mix of architectural details.
Shingle style siding
Asphalt shingle roof
Covered screened porch with hot tub
Aluminum down spouts and rain gutters
Two car garage with laundry area – front and back overhead doors
Electric baseboard heat
40 gallon electric water heater
The property is in fee simple and sold free and clear of liens.
Published annual real estate taxes are $6,260.14, based on a full value assessment of $571,800.
Please refer to the contract of sale for complete terms and conditions. A $25,000 deposit, 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 by 12:00 Noon, Monday, February 25, at the Auctioneer’s office. Deposit funds shall be held by A. J. Billig & Co., LLC. 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 8% 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. 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, including agricultural transfer tax, if any, 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.
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