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Aerial looking South Front Front Circular drive Front Pool Back Front Driveway Pool and fence Back view of back from pool Steps to the carriage house Back Entrance into the kitchen Back yard in Summer time Living room with furniture Corner of kitchen and back yard Steps from basement to back yard Driveway Office above the living room Office above the living room Steps from the office to the living room One of the upstairs bedrooms Inside upper portion of the turret One of the upstairs bedrooms Driveway and house Master shower Master bathroom Master bath tub Master bedroom Master closet upstairs bedroom Driveway Downstairs bedroom or office Downstairs bedroom or office Stairs to bedrooms Library Fireplace in living room Stairs to office Kitchen Kitchen Living room Half bath off of kitchen Kitchen Flagpole and tree Kitchen and breakfast area Back yard Flag pole Back patio 2 tiered back patio Back yard back stairs to basement Back yard Back Garage Back View of house from the pool pool pool area Back yard Pool 2 sheds Pool heater Slate roof Driveway Turret which is the master closet and storage upstairs Side of house Side of house Turret Turret and front of house Front Whipp Rd Side yard From the road From the road 2 car garage From the road Corner of W. Whipp and Woodbourne Back of house 2 car garage Front yard Roof and windows Aerial looking East Aerial looking North Aerial looking West

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This property sells at or above a starting bid of $200,000!!!

The "Castle House" has French Normandy Architecture and vintage charm! The first part of the house was built as a summer cottage in 1933 and was later converted to a family home in 1940. It has grand entrance gates and a stately circular driveway with a great flag pole in the center island. The exterior landscaping is grand and mature. The builder was a courier in France during  WWI and based the style of the house on what he saw there. There are 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths in about 3,800 Sq. Ft. of living space. The estate sits on 1.559 acres at the corner of W. Whipp and Woodbourne Trail in Washington Township. The lot has over 300' of frontage on Whipp and about 197' along Woodbourne Tr. The detached carriage house is ideal for guests or that college student. It has a basement, sitting area on the first level, European kitchen and bath on the second level and a sleeping loft on the third. The living room of the house has hand-hewn ceiling beams, built in bookshelves and a grand fireplace. There is a spiral staircase framed by a rounded stone wall that leads to a large office space above the living room. The formal library has built in bookshelves and a fireplace with great views of the back of the property. The galley style kitchen has an L shaped counter with updated counters, cabinets and appliances. The kitchen also includes a breakfast area and a half bath. The master bedroom suite features an archetect designed bathroom with large open tiled step down shower with 2 shower heads and a jacuzzi style tub. Aprox renovation costs were $30,000. The master walk in closet is the interior of the castle style turret with custom shelves. Across from the master bedroom is another bedroom that has previously been used as a second office. There are 2 more bedrooms and a bath on the second level. The basement has walk out access and houses the laundry area and mechanicals. Outside there is a 2 tiered patio to enjoy the over 1.5 acres. The heated pool was added in 2006 at a cost of around $40,000 with an aluminum bronzed 6' fence and gate.

Lot Size: 1.559 Acres

Annual Taxes: $ 5,750

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Barry Baker
Email Barry

W: 937-581-3037
F: 614-635-3474


Ron Denney
Email Ron

W: 937-572-4468


From I-675 to North on SR 48 which is Far Hills Ave. to left on W. Whipp Rd. Property will be on your left.

Basic Terms:

Sells to the highest bidder at or above the opening bid of $200,000. In order to bid you must bring a cashier's check made payable to "Home Site Title Agency" in the amount of $20,000 which will become your non refundable deposit if you are the high bidder. The real estate is sold As Is with no contingencies. All inspections must be done prior to Auction. Close within 30 days. A 10% buyer's premium will be added to the high bid to obtain the final contract selling price. Short tax proration. Buyer pays all closing costs. Trustee's deed given at closing with no liens or back taxes.

Deposit and Closing:

Closing will take place within 30 days at Home Site Title Agency. 937-374-4635

Realtor Participation:

Realtor showings and cooperation are encouraged. For full compensation instructions, see Realtor Registration form attachment. Please call Auctioneer to schedule all showings.

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