3 BR/1.5 BA Home on .8 +/- Acres Located Just off Rt. 1 in Stafford County, VA

3 BR/1.5 BA Home on .8 +/- Acres Located Just off Rt. 1 in Stafford County, VA

Owners Have SOLD This Home Prior to Auction!!

The Estate of James A. Raines

3 BR/1.5 BA ranch style home on .88 +/- acres -- Located only 1 mile from Rt. 1 & Stafford High School -- 3.5 miles from VRE Station


SOLD!! $231,000

Owners Have SOLD This Home Prior to Auction!!


From the Estate of James A. Raines (David C. Raines, Executor):  We have been entrusted by the estate to market and sell this solid one owner home located only 1 mile off of Rt. 1 in Stafford County, VA.  Mr. and Mrs. Raines, the original builders and the only owners of this home, raised their 3 sons here and enjoyed the home for over 60 years.  This home needs some modernization, but will make a wonderful primary residence or investment property.  Only located 1 mile from Rt. 1 and Stafford HS and only 2 miles from the I-95 exit, this property will only increase in value, so make it Yours and Bid Your Price!!

Property Tour:  Wednesday, August 5 @ 6:00pm SHARP.  Please contact Hunter Raines for more information (540-903-4977).

Need to get a mortgage for this property??  Click on the "Financing" link above, Click HERE to apply onine or contact Hunter Raines for more information (540-903-4977)

  • 3 BR/1.5 BA ranch style home on .88 +/- acres in Stafford County, VA
  • This home measures 1,372 +/- finished sf., and has an unfinished partial cellar/basement with concrete floor and interior & exterior entrances.
  • Kitchen (all appliances convey); dining area; family room; living room; attic; laundry room (washer/dryer convey)
  • Recent roof & replacement windows; ceiling fans throughout
  • Front porch w/concrete patio; concrete parking area w/carport; wooden outbuilding for storage
  • Floor coverings:  Vinyl in kitchen & bathrooms; carpet in living room, family room and 1 bedroom; hardwood in 2 of the bedrooms.
  • Central AC; oil furnace for heating (above ground oil tank); woodstove in basement/cellar
  • County water & private septic system; electric water heater
  • This home is conveniently located only 1 mile from Rt. 1 & Stafford High School, 2 miles from I-95 and 3.5 miles from the VRE station!!
  • Tax Map:  45-125A; Zoning:  A2; Yearly County real estate taxes:  $1,603.42; Home built in 1958 and is vinyl sided exterior; WE GUARANTEE A FREE & CLEAR DEED
  • Only $100,000 Starting Bid!!

Please contact Hunter Raines with any questions concerning pre-auction bids (540-903-4977)

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 8/12/20, and all terms adhered to.


TERMS:  $10,000 deposit is due immediately after confirmation of final bid and the balance due at closing within 30-45 days (unless prior written arrangements have been made by contacting Hunter Raines (540-903-4977).  There is a possibility of a lesser deposit if proof of pre approved financing is presented prior to auction.   Deposits must be in the form of a cashier's check or certified check (from a US bank) made payable to yourself.   A 10% buyer's premium will be added to the final bid, and will become a part of the purchase price. Property sold in as-is condition, and is not contingent upon buyer's financing, condition of property, appraisal, inspection, etc.  Pre-approved (no later than 5 pm on 8/12/20) broker participation is compensated. Auctioneer's Note: All information and dimensions were derived from sources believed to be correct, but are not guaranteed. Buyers shall rely on their own information, judgment, and inspection of the property. All auction day announcements take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made.

We are happy to offer online/simulcast bidding for bidders who cannot physically attend the live auction event. Please understand and agree that online bidding will only be allowed if the buyer is physically NOT on site at the live auction. Online bidding will NOT be allowed if you are physically in attendance at the live auction event. 

In addition to the above terms and conditions, Please read below if you are participating and registered for LIVE ONLINE SIMULCAST BIDDNG

  • Contact the auction coordinator (his or her name and contact number is on the NichollsAuction.com site under the auction you are bidding on) immediately if you need additional information.
  • Bidder Verification: The identity of all bidders will be and must be verified (via phone, email or text).  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.
  • At the close of the auction, and seller confirmation, the successful bidder will be emailed or given the contract package to execute and return to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. The successful bidder’s earnest money deposit must be in the form of cashier’s or certified 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.
  • Contract Packages will be sent by e-mail or hand delivered to the high bidder, who must execute and hand deliver, 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.
  • 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 $10,000.00 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.  In the unfortunate event of a DDOS attack or server attack/shut down, the auction company reserves the right, but is not required, to extend bidding time.  To minimize the chance of being affected by internet or software issues, please use the “Max Bid” feature.  Please contact Tim Peters/Bid Wrangler @ 844-296-8727 if you need assistance with the online bidding platform.