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"Columbia - Steven's Forest"

Split-Foyer Home 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Garage
6157 Stevens Forest Road
Columbia, MD
Howard County
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SOLD $283,000
December 14, 2017 AT 2:00PM

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“Steven’s Forest”

4 Bedrooms ◆ 2.5 Baths ◆ Garage

Sale On Premises
Off Broken Land Parkway
Howard County, MD 21045

AT 2:00 P.M.

– Suggested Opening Bid: $175,000 –

      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.

6157 Stevens Forest Road is located in the Village of Oakland Mills Steven’s Forest subdivision in Columbia. The subdivision is situated a short distance east of the US-29 (Columbia Pike) and Broken Land Parkway interchange. The Oakland Mills Village Center, which features a grocery store, restaurants and other neighborhood services, is less than one mile north of the property. The Mall in Columbia, surrounding Town Center and Merriweather Post Pavilion are within approximately two miles. The Steven’s Forest neighborhood was constructed predominantly in the early 1970’s, featuring tree lined streets and a variety of home styles. According to online school & bus locator, nearby schools are Stevens Forest Elementary, Oakland Mills Middle and High. Annual Columbia Association fees are $886.93

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Rectangular lot – 80′ x 120′, or 0.22 acre, more or less

Known as Lot 176 on the Plat of “Columbia Village of Oakland Mills Steven’s Forest, Section 5, Area 2 Sheet 6 of 6,” recorded in plat book CMP 18, folio 21.

Zoned residential, single family

All public utilities

Split foyer home with one car garage – the home was constructed in 1971, contains 1,175 square feet of living area and 336 square feet of finished basement space, according to public tax records.

Vinyl siding
Vinyl windows
Asphalt shingle roof
Aluminum down spouts and rain gutters

Entry foyer – laminate floor

Upper Level –

  • Living room – carpet
  • Kitchen – laminate floor
  • Dining room – carpet
  • Full hall bath – laminate floor, shower/tub combination
  • Bedroom – carpet
  • Bedroom – laminate floor
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bath

Lower Level –

  • Bedroom
  • Powder room
  • Family room – laminate floor, walk-out at grade to rear yard
  • Unfinished utility room with laundry area

Gas forced air heat
40 gallon gas water heater
100 amp. electrical service

Note: The home needs updating and cosmetic repair.

Columbia Association annual dues are $886.93. 

Resale Documents for Columbia Association and Oakland Mills Community Association.

In fee simple; and sold free and clear of liens.

Published annual real estate taxes are $4,163.09 based on a full value assessment of $281,700. 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:

A $15,000 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 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,  association fees, ground rent, 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 purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint, as provided under current Federal and State law.  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, Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Columbia Association  and Oakland Mills Community Association. Purchaser assumes the risk of loss from the date of contract forward. The purchaser agrees to waive the right of rescission, having reviewed the Resale Packages in advance of the auction. 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.


Sale by Order of:
The Estate of John M. McGough

"Columbia - Steven's Forest"
Split-Foyer Home 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Garage
6157 Stevens Forest Road
Columbia, MD
Howard County
Show on Map
SOLD $283,000
December 14, 2017 AT 2:00PM

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