3 BR/3.5 BA Home w/Outbuildings & Pool on 10 +/- Acre Estate Lot in Rapidan Forest--Louisa County, V

3 BR/3.5 BA Home w/Outbuildings & Pool on 10 +/- Acre Estate Lot in Rapidan Forest--Louisa County, VA ONLINE ONLY BIDDING!!


Well maintained 3 BR/3.5 BA home on 10 +/- acre Rapidan Forest estate lot -- Large garage/work shop & equipment storage shed -- fenced in ground pool

BID NOW!!  Online Only Bidding!!  Bidding Begins Closing Wednesday, April 8 @ 8:00pm!!  Only $200,000 Starting Bid!!

  •   Mar 30 @ 8:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Apr 8 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Due to the COVID-19 restrictions and our desire to be responsible, This Property Will Now be Offered via ONLINE ONLY AUCTION.  Please bid early and often and understand that bidding begins to close on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 8:00pm (Eastern).


Our seller is downsizing and building another home in the area, and they have entrusted us to market and sell this lovely 10 acre Louisa County estate property.  Conveniently located just minutes from Rts. 15 & 33, this home is only a 20 mile drive from both Charlottesville and Lake Anna.  The large work shop would be ideal for a hobbyist or home based business, and this property is simply awaiting you to Bid Your Price!!

Property Tour:  Tuesday, March 31 @ 6:30pm SHARP.  Please contact Tony Wilson for more information (540-748-1359).

Need to get a mortgage for this property??  Click on the "Financing" link above, click HERE to apply online or contact Tony Wilson for more information (540-748-1359)

  • Well built and well maintained 3 BR/3.5 BA Cape Cod style home on 10 +/- acre estate lot in the Rapidan Forest development (3,232 +/- finished sf.; 247 +/- unfinished sf. in basement)
  • Eat-in kitchen w/large pantry (all appliances convey); living room w/gas fireplace; dining room; office; utility room w/washer & dryer on the main level; walk-out basement that is 80% finished; attic with tons of storage and the potential for more finished space; attached 2 car garage (624 +/- sf.)
  • Hardwood flooring in main living area; vinyl flooring in kitchen & bathrooms; carpet in bedrooms
  • Other home features:  Culligan water treatment system (new 2019); recently replaced pressure tank; whole house central vac system; Generac home generator (runs 80% of the home); 1,000 gallon underground propane tank and a 200 gallon above ground propane tank for the detached garage/work shop (owned and serviced by Orange Madison Coop).
  • 8'x34' front porch and 16'x26' rear covered breezeway; large rear deck (620 +/- sf.) overlooking the pool
  • Heating & Cooling:  propane furnace and central AC for main level & basement (new 2018) and heat pump for upstairs; gas fireplace; Wave whole house humidification system
  • Drilled well & conventional septic system w/lift pump; tank less water heater (propane and new in 2016)
  • 16'x32' in ground salt filtered pool.  The pool's depth is 3'-8', and had a new pump system in 2019, new cover and 1 year old thermal cover.  All pool furniture conveys.
  • The pool and garden are fenced, and there is perimeter fencing around the home ideal for children and pets.
  • 38'x40' garage/work shop w/1 bay door and large upstairs area for storage.  This building has a wood stove, propane heat, window unit AC, and a separate electric meter.
  • 16'x36' equipment storage shed; 12'x21' carport style structure
  • Tax Map:  3-4-15; Deed Book:  464/250; Zoning:  A2; Yearly County real estate taxes:  $3,006; HOA fees:  $100 yearly for road maintenance; Home was built in 1999 and is vinyl sided; WE GUARANTEE A FREE & CLEAR DEED
  • Only $200,000 Starting Bid!!

Please contact Tony Wilson with any questions concerning pre-auction bids (540-748-1359)

FOR REALTORS:  if you have been working with a Realtor, please have them click here and complete the Realtor Representation form.  In order for the real estate agent to be compensated, forms must be completed and submitted no later than 5 pm on 4/7/20, and all terms adhered to.

TERMS:  Thank you for your interest in this property. Contact Tony Wilson if you need additional information (540-748-1359).

This online auction is a cash sale not contingent on or subject to financing, appraisal, survey, study period or inspections of any kind, as agreed to by bidders at registration prior to bidding, and specified in the Offer to Purchase and Contract. Property is sold in as-is condition with no warranties or guarantees of any kind.

Per the contract, “TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE,” and you should proceed to closing immediately. You must close the transaction on or before 30 days from close of online auction and seller confirmation.If your closing is delayed for any reason, by you, as purchaser, or other parties working on your behalf, including any lender you involve – you may be declared in breach of the contract, forfeit all deposits made, and could be additionally liable for any and all court costs, any price difference in a subsequent resale of the property, and all future auction costs incurred by the seller and Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. (Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances, we understand that the closing period may need to be extended.  We are happy and willing to work within these new circumstances)

Bid with confidence, but please do not delay your closing!

Terms & Conditions

Contract for Sale of Real Property: This property is offered under the specific terms provided in the contract. The Contract for Sale of Real Property is available at www.nichollsauction.com in the property information packet package located from within the “DOCUMENTS” section. Please read and review the contract thoroughly prior to bidding on any property. If you have not read and reviewed the Contract for Sale of Real Property, Do Not Bid!

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. has the sole authority to resolve any bidding disputes as they may arise.

Bidder Verification: The identity of all bidders will be verified, bidding rights are provisional, and if complete verification is not possible, Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated.

Online Terms: At the close of the auction, and seller confirmation, the successful bidder will be emailed the contract package to execute and return to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. The successful bidder will deposit $15,000 in the form of cashier’s check (United States Bank) or wire transfer to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing. Purchaser shall be responsible for all wire transfer fees.

Buyer’s Premium: A 10% buyer’s premium will be added to the final bid price to determine the total contract price. 10% Buyer’s Premium Example: Bid Price: $100,000 Plus 10% Buyer’s Premium: $10,000 Total Contract Price: $110,000

Contracts: Contract Packages will be sent by e-mail to the high bidder, who must execute and email, fax or overnight mail back to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., within 24 hours of receipt. If the successful bidder does not execute and return their contract with earnest money deposit within 24 hours of receipt they will be considered in default and subject to legal action. This is a legal binding contract.

Auction Administrative Fee: In the event a winning bidder fails to submit the signed ’Contract for Sale of Real Property’ and deposit earnest money as provided in the pre-stipulated Auction Terms, the winning bidder will be charged an administrative fee of $15,000 on the credit card provided at auction registration. Additional default remedies are reserved by Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., and the Seller as provided in the Auction Terms & Conditions and the ‘Contract of Purchase’. All administrative fees are non refundable.

Closing: Time being of the essence, these sales shall be closed on or before 30 days from close and confirmation of online auction (Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances, we understand that the closing period may need to be extended.  We are happy and willing to work within these new circumstances). The purchaser will pay for all closing costs associated with the transaction.

Agency Disclosure: In all transactions, the auctioneer is acting as agent for the seller, not as buyer’s agent. Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. reserves the right to remove or cancel the bids and or bidding rights and privileges of any party, deemed not to be in the best interest of the seller, at any time. At auctions with reserve, the seller and/or auctioneer reserves the right to bid.

Disclaimer: All information contained herein is believed to be correct to the best of the auctioneer’s knowledge. The information is being furnished to bidders for the bidder’s convenience and it is the responsibility of the bidder to determine that information contained herein is accurate and complete.

Any reliance on the contents shall be solely at the recipient’s risk. Bidders must conduct and rely solely upon their own investigations and inspections. The property is being sold ’AS IS’ with any and all faults. Please review all information supplied, and seek appropriate assistance prior to bidding.

Realtor Representation: Pre-approved (no later than 5 pm (Eastern) 4/7/2020) realtor representation is compensated. Real estate agent must fill out and submit realtor representation form by time stated above and adhere to all rules in order to be compensated.

Technical Issues: Neither the company providing the software nor the auction company shall be held responsible for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason. The online bidding will begin to close on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 8:00pm (Eastern Time). If there is bidding in the last few minutes before the auction closes, extended bidding will commence. If there are no bids within 2-3 minutes, the auction will end. This procedure prohibits any last second 'sniping' from taking place.  In the unfortunate event of a DDOS attack or server attack/shut down, the auction company reserves the right, but is not required, to change the bid closing deadline.  Please contact Tim Peters/Bid Wrangler @ 844-296-8727 if you need assistance with the online bidding platform.