Stephenson's Auction

Upper Bucks County Farmhouse Real Estate Auction - December 5, 2018


Quakertown Farmhouse Real Estate Auction - Wednesday, December 5th - 4PM

1115 Rich Hill Road  Quakertown, PA  18951

Open House Sat. December 1st from 1PM to 3PM and Weds Dec. 5th from 1PM to 3PM or by appointment.

Revolutionary-era stone farmhouse on over 10 acres with original stone walls and foundation.  Has living and dining rooms, summer kitchen with walk-in fireplace converted to a study/office on first floor.  Rooms have hand hewn exposed beams, wood floors and deep window sills.  Second floor has three bedrooms off of a central hallway.  One hallway wall is original exterior exposed stone wall.  The second floor has a full modern bathroom, old panel doors throughout the house.

Original dirt floor cellar has poured concrete floor.  Full attic.

Late 1980’s high quality addition includes:

  • Large kitchen with antique random width flooring in eat-in area, reclaimed barn beams, tiled flooring in food prep area, bar seating, custom built cherry cabinets, Corian countertops with updated appliances including buolt-in cooktop range, dishwasher and refrigerator.
  • Sun/family/atrium room with original stone walls on two sides, cathedral ceiling with high UV glass in wood frames and a double pane glass rear wall with jalousie windows, ceiling fans/light fixtures and tile flooring.
  • Full bath off of atrium with antique fixtures.
  • Laundry room with front loading washer and dryer.
  • Spacious second floor master bedroom with three walk-in closets. Sliding door opens to a private deck that is steel beam reinforced to support a hot tub.
  • Ensuite master bath has built-in cosmetic make-up area, linen closet, stall shower, and whirlpool tub.
  • Full finished basement under addition with storage shelving and bilco door to outside.

Two story banked barn rebuilt using original foundation and materials in mid 1970’s.  Barn has separate 100 amp service.  Lower level has four stalls suitable for horses with additional storage space.  Upper drive-in level has heated workshop with benches and is wired for 220 volts, plus a separate walled off workshop/office/storage area.  Sturdy enough to support vehicles.

Property may be sub-divided.  Includes 8.45 acres in Richland Township and additional 2.67 adjoining parcel with banked barn in West Rockhill Township.  Both parcels will be sold together.

  A permit was issued for additional Installation of Onlot Sewage Disposal System (for subdivision)  Annual Taxes combined (from Public Records) $7,863.

Open House Sat. December 1st from 1PM to 3PM and Weds. Dec. 5th from 1PM to 3PM, or by appointment.

Terms and Conditions

A 10% Buyers Premium will be added to the hammer price.  Interested Bidders must bring $7000.00 in certified funds made out to Stephenson’s Auction to register to bid.  Winning bidder will sign an Agreement of Sale form at the conclusion of the sale, and the $7000 certified check will be the initial deposit.  Balance of 10% of selling price is due within 7 days.

Property is being offered for sale as is. The sale is not contingent on mortgage financing, seller assistance, or property inspection. Bidder understands that he will be relying solely on bidder’s own  information when bidding and that bidder has conducted sufficient due diligence to honor all bids, execute the Agreement of Sale, and close the sale if bidder is the successful bidder.

Broker participation is welcomed and a 2% fee will be paid to the licensed real estate broker whose registered buyer purchases and closes on the property. Referral fees are only paid if the broker’s client closes the transaction and Stephenson’s Auction receives their commission. The real estate broker must be a properly licensed real estate broker, register their buyer, inspect and sign in at the property with their buyer during a scheduled on-site inspection, and attend the auction with their buyer.

Settlement is to be on or before January 15, 2019.

 Purchaser pays entire transfer taxes, all settlement charges and a 10% Buyer’s Premium to the auctioneer.  This is due at the time of settlement.  Said deposit will be held in escrow by Stephenson’s Auction.

The highest bidder shall be the buyer or buyers subject to Seller confirmation, and the Seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids up to and until the property has actually been knocked down to a Buyer by the Auctioneer. Should any dispute arise between two or more bidders, the property may, at the option of the Seller, be put up for sale again. 

DISCLAIMER: Information contained herein is believed to be correct to the best of auctioneer’s knowledge but subject to inspection and verification by all parties relying on it. Sellers, their representatives and auctioneer/agent shall not be liable for inaccuracies, errors, or omissions. All square footage and other dimensions are approximate.