5 BR/2 BA Home w/Extra Lot, Rappahannock River View & Access**Only 1 Block Off the River in Tappahan

5 BR/2 BA Home w/Extra Lot, Rappahannock River View & Access**Only 1 Block Off the River in Tappahannock, VA

The Estate of Martha Ann Bareford

Well built one owner 5 BR/2 BA home w/walk-out basement on .34 +/- acre lot one block off the Rappahannock River in Essex County, VA -- Extra .36 +/- acre adjacent lot w/2 bay garage & boat/RV storage will be sold with the home -- Rappahannock River veiw and river access via community boat ramp/dock

Live on-site auction & also providing live real time online simulcast bidding for your convenience!!

Only $100,000 Starting Bid!!  Need a Mortgage?...Just click on one of the lenders in the "Financing" section to get started!!

SOLD!! $176,000 (pending court approval)

Live On-Site Auction w/Live Real Time Online Simulcast Bidding for Your Convenience!!

Need a Mortgage?....Just click on one of the lenders in the "Financing" menu above.

 From the Estate of Martha Ann Bareford:  We have been entrusted by Mrs. Bareford's daughters to market and sell this desirable home located just off of the majestic Rappahannock River in historic Tappahannock, VA.  The Bareford's are the original owners of this well built home, and the new owners will only need to modernize the interior to their liking to return it to its original splendor.  Conveniently located only 1 hour from Richmond & Fredericksburg and 1 hour 45 minutes from the DC Beltway, this home will make a wonderful primary residence, River get away or Airbnb.  Bid Your Price and continue to make memories!! 

Property Tour:  Friday, January 22 @ 11:00am SHARP.  Please contact Kelly Strauss for more information (540-226-1279).

Need to get a mortgage for this property??  Click on the "Financing" link above, Click HERE to apply onine or contact Kelly Strauss for more information (540-226-1279)

  • 5 BR/2 BA brick/vinyl sided home on .34 +/- acre lot in the Gwynnfield neighborhood of Tappahannock, VA.  Rapphannock River view from the front yard.
  • This home measures 1,718 +/- sf. above grade with an unfinished 896 +/- sf. walk-out basement.
  • Eat-in kitchen w/hand made cabinets (all appliances convey); living room w/fireplace (wood stove insert);sun room; office; washer/dryer hook-ups on main floor & basement; attic; walk-out basement (pool table conveys)
  • Main floor has hardwood flooring which is currently covered with carpet
  • Front & rear porches; asphalt driveway; fencing
  • Cooling:  central AC (needs to be replaced); Heating:  oil furnace & heat pump; 1 fireplace
  • Public water & private septic; electric water heater
  • New french drain system w/2 battery backups recently added by JES w/lifetime warranty
  • Adjacent .367 +/- acre lot w/2 bay garage & boat/RV shelter.  This lot will convey with the home.
  • The desirable Gwynnfield community is golf cart friendly
  • Tax Maps:  26C-2-C-19 (home) & 26C-7-C-22 (lot); Zoning:  R-2; Yearly County real estate taxes:  $1,482.64 (home) & $200.38 (lot); $100 per year to the Gwynnfield Civic Association gives homeowner access to boat ramp & dock, but this fee is NOT mandatory; Home built in 1963, renovated/addition in 1996 and has brick & vinyl exterior; Subject to court approval; WE GUARANTEE A FREE & CLEAR DEED
  • Only $100,000 Starting Bid!!

Please contact Kelly Strauss with any questions concerning pre-auction bids (540-226-1279)

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 1/28/21, and all terms adhered to.

TERMS:  $15,000 deposit is due immediately after confirmation of final bid and the balance due at closing within 30-45 days of court approval (unless prior written arrangements have been made by contacting Kelly Strauss (540-226-1279).  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.  Sale of home is subject to court approval.  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 1/28/21) 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 $15,000.00 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.