20.88+/- Acre Horse Farm with Home in Kent Co., Delaware
Saturday, 22 Apr, 2006 11:00 AM Selling for Private Seller
96 Marebear Lane Felton, DE 19943 Terms: See Below
Pictures of Farm Tax Map
62' x 64' Barn 16' x 21' Run-In Shed
Pictures of Interior of Home Pictures of Exterior of Home
40' x 60' x 16' Barn Aerial Pictures of the Property
Regional Map  
General Information: PUBLIC AUCTION


Location: 96 Marebear Lane Felton, DE 19943. From Rt. 13 in Felton, turn west on Rt. 12 and travel through Felton for 5.7 miles, turn right onto Spectrum Farms Rd. & travel 2.7 miles, turn left onto Edwardsville Rd. & travel 0.1 miles. Farm will be on left. (Signs Posted)

Inspection: Sunday, April 9th from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 15th from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

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This property is identified on the Kent County tax map as parcel SM 135.00-01-29.01 and is believed to contain 20.88 acres of land more or less. The property has 819.24 ft. of road frontage on Edwardsville Rd. & 537.42 feet of road frontage on Spectrum Farms Rd. The property is accessed via Marebear Lane off of Edwardsville Rd.

The property is improved with a two-story Cape Cod home w/master bedroom & full bathroom, great room w/hardwood floors, dining room w/hardwood floors, kitchen w/all appliances & bar, utility room with ½ bathroom, and screened-in back porch all located on the first floor. The second floor of the home has two bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, sitting area, and lots of storage space & walk-in closets. The home has an open floor plan with Cathedral ceiling in the great room, wired for surround sound speaker system, Dish Network Satellite System w/Digital Video Recorder, Ventless propane Hearthstone heater, security system, motion detection exterior lighting system, driveway alarm system, wall mounted color TV, integrated 5 channel stereo system, ceiling fans, and many other amenities not mentioned.

The exterior of the home has vinyl siding, asphalt shingle roof, 4” well, LPP septic system, large wrap-around front porch, full gutter and integrated drain system, & chain-link fenced backyard. The home has central air and is heated with two heat pumps. The home also features an attached two car garage w/oversized bay for a ¾ ton pick-up.

The property is also improved with several outbuildings (1) 40’x60’x16’ barn w/2 end sliding doors, (2) 62’x64’ barn w/4 stalls (3-10’x12’ & 1-12’x12’), rubber matting, ceiling & box fans, & set-up for heated water buckets, 6’x10’ feed area w/countertop & shelving & frost-free water and sink, 10’x13’ tack room, 10x32’ hay loft, 12’x12’ sawdust storage area, & 32’x32’ work shop area w/cement floor. This building also features an 18’x64 enclosed drive through lean-to, & a 12’x52’ open lean-to. (3) 16’x21’ run-in shed. The property also has a manure loading ramp and sand footing riding arena. There is approx. 7 acres of fenced & crossed fence pasture area with KenCove Horse Safe High Tensile Fencing w/additional electric fencing wires on top & bottom, and frost free faucet w/heated water bucket. There is an additional 12 acres planted in orchard grass that is used for hay and is very well drained. The entire property is beautifully landscaped with numerous hardwood trees, approx. 150 Leyland Cyprus, Holly, Juniper Balls, & Crepe Myrtle and mulched flower beds.

This is would make an outstanding farm and home for the horse lover. A great place for riding or race horses with an excellent central location only minutes to Harrington Racetrack & Dover Downs and approx. 80 miles to Washington D.C., Baltimore, & Philadelphia. The entire property, home, & outbuildings have been very well maintained and without question this will be one of the finest horse farms to be offered at auction in this area. An outstanding property you will not want to miss!

Terms: $40,000.00 non-refundable down payment on the day of sale in the form of cash, or certified check made payable to Jos. C. O’Neal & Sons with the balance due within 45 days when a good & marketable deed will be given. Buyer & Seller will equally share all State & County Transfer taxes. Buyer will be required to pay all costs of preparing and recording the deed and any other costs that may occur. The property is being sold, “AS IS”. A 2.5% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the final selling price. Failure to comply with these Terms of Sale will cause the down payment paid on the day of sale to be forfeited and the property will be resold at the buyer’s expense. Sellers reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids, but it is in their intent to sell said property.

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