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Brief Description

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18th Century National Register House  - 4BR, 2BA, Kitchen, Formal Living & Dining Rooms, Early Tenant House; & outbuildings. Situated on 2.5+/- ac.

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Began: 10/23/09 at 1:33 PM EDT

Location: 6705 Pond View, Spotsylvania, VA

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Details

  BR, 2BA, Kitchen, Formal Living & Dining Rooms, Canning/Summer Kitchen, walk-up attic; 2-Car Detached Garage; Huge Dairy Barn; Milk House; Pump House; Calving Stalls; Equipment Shed; Early Tenant House; & outbuildings. Situated on 2.5+/- ac. 

   At the request of O’Conor G. Ashby, Attorney at Law, and Mrs. Margaret B. Samuels, Co-Executor’s of Agnes McGee’s estate, At Auction, Inc. is pleased to offer this historic Spotsylvania County property at public auction.

     Bloomsbury Farm, registered on the National Register of Historic Places, has been a site of significant historic importance on a number of levels. It’s importance in the local agricultural/dairy architecture and industry is well-documented. Also known as The Harris Farm, this property was the “hub” of action seen during “The Battle of Harris Farm” on May 19, 1864; the house serving as the field hospital for the battle. The house is one of only several remaining examples of 18th C. architecture remaining in Spotsylvania County. Please visit our national register web gallery  for extensive information related to the history of this property.

     Some of the many features to be found on this property include: original 18th C. home with subsequent additions (most original woodwork and hardware remain in the home) consisting of 4BR, 2BA, Huge Kitchen, Formal Living and Dining Rooms, Separate Canning/Summer Kitchen, walk-up attic, and more; 2-Car Detached Garage; Huge Dairy Barn; Milk House; Pump House; Calving Stalls; Equipment Shed; Early Tenant House; & a number of other outbuildings. Situated on 2.5+/- acres, there is plenty of room for the horse enthusiast, gardener, &/or historic preservation minded. Home is livable but, as with most homes of this age, is in need of updating and renovation. Historic restoration tax credits may be available for the new owner. Visit you tax professional for details!

http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/tax_credits/tax_credit.htm

 

this hyperlink will take you to the Virginia Department of Historic
Resources where you will find information on Virginia Rehabilitation Tax Credits and links to Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits

 

*For specific questions, or to preview this property, please call Bill Ross, Auction Coordinator @ 540-220-1883*

 

Richard Amrhine of the Free Lance Star has written an article about this house http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2009/102009/10092009/498833

 

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Auction Terms

This property is  being sold As-Is, Where-Is with any & all faults, and subject to all laws, ordinances, easements, plats, titles, & any other matters of record. This real estate is being sold subject to the confirmation of the owners. A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the highest final bid and will become a part of the total contract price. The non-refundable deposit equal to10% of the highest bid rendered in the form of Cash or Certified funds, made payable to At Auction, Inc., is due immediately following the auction with the balance due at closing within 30 days.  Time is of the essence. Obtaining financing, if needed, is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. No owner financing is being offered. The sale is not contingent upon the purchaser obtaining financing or any other matters. All bidders & purchasers hereby waive their rights to any post sale rights of rescission periods & understand the sale is immediately binding & irrevocable.  No loan points payments, closing cost assistance, or any other purchase incentive is being offered. While all information regarding this property has been from derived sources deemed reliable and believed correct; neither the Sellers, Auction Firm, Facilitators, or their representatives; make any guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied whatsoever; regarding, without limitation; the structural integrity, physical condition, construction, extent of construction, workmanship, materials, habitability, zoning, ability to subdivide,  fitness for a particular use or purpose, topography, soil type or content, functionality of any & all systems, availability of public utilities, or merchantability of all or any part of the property. Prospective purchasers shall rely solely upon information obtained through their own due diligence. Any reliance upon the information provided shall be solely at the risk of the bidders and purchasers. The Auctioneer retains the right to bid on behalf of the Sellers, accept or reject any bids, determine the bid increments, &/or modify the deposit requirement. This property was built prior to 1978 and could potentially have the presence of lead-based paint. The purchaser’s lead-based paint inspection period ends on midnight prior to the auction date of sale. The Purchaser shall waive their rights to any rescission periods, lead-based paint disclosure forms or inspections, radon inspections, &/or any other home inspections; and shall accept the property As-Is. The Purchaser shall accept sole responsibility for obtaining all Property Owner’s Association disclosure information, if any; and hereby waives any rights of rescission related to obtaining such information. These terms, signed by each purchaser, and all announcements made from the auction block become part of the agreement to purchase contract.

 

Directions

Courthouse Road to right into Bloomsbury Subdivision (Rt 1470) Turn Right on Agnes Lane into Bloomsbury Farm Estates. Left on Pond View. Property is on the right.   

 

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