$10,000 Opening Bid
Zoned CV – Village Commercial
5965 SMALLWOOD CHURCH ROAD
Near the Corner of Port Tobacco Road (MD-6)
Indian Head, Charles County, MD 20640
FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2021
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2021 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.
5965 Smallwood Church Road is located in the Ironsides community in Charles County, Maryland. Ironsides is a small community centered at the corner of Mason Springs Road (MD-425) and Port Tobacco Road (MD-6). The Town of Indian Head is to the north, with most of the proximate properties retaining an Indian Head postal code, Nanjemoy is to the south, Port Tobacco is to the east, and the Potomac River is to the west. The surrounding area is largely rural, comprised of small farms and expansive wooded tracts. The property sits at the intersection of three area roads, providing exposure and access for businesses and consumers of all types.
For more information about the area, please visit:
Charles County Government – www.charlescountymd.gov
Town of Iron Head – www.townofindianhead.org
Ironsides, Maryland – en.wikipedia.org
Lot size – 5.66 acres, according to tax records, and 5.667 acres according to the survey (linked below).
The lot fronts on Mason Springs Road and Smallwood Church Road. Access would be from Smallwood Church Road only (see survey). The lot is mostly wooded, with a line of forest conservation covering approximately 1.12 acres.
CV – Village Commercial and AC – Agricultural Conservation
The lot is predominantly CV – Village Commercial, comprising approximately the front 5 acres of the property. Roughly 28,500 square feet, or 0.65 acre, at the rear of the property is located in an AC – Agricultural Conservation zone.
According to the Charles County zoning code, the applicable zones are described as follows:
Survey with Zoning Segments Highlighted
Charles County Zoning Code – ecode360.com
In fee simple; sold free and clear of all liens
Published annual real estate taxes are $1,348.61, based on a full value assessment of $102,400.
SUMMARY TERMS OF SALE:
Please see the contract of sale for complete terms.
A $5,000 deposit, or ten percent (10%) of the Purchase Price (whichever is greater), in a cashier’s check to be delivered to the Auctioneer’s office at 6500 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209, or sent by wire transfer, by 4:30 P.M. on the day of the auction. 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 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. 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 applicable, 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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