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Historic Homestead in Carmel Indiana

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Saturday, September 30th
10:00 AM (ET)


Friday, September 8th
2:00 – 4:00 PM (ET)

Auction Details

Rare Opportunity to own a piece of Carmel’s history! Original homestead on 4.5+/- AC with updated 2,930 SF home, & large 1860s barn with post & peg construction. Additional outbuildings consist of a smaller livestock barn, and garden shed. Home has hardwood flooring, comfortable floor plan, fireplaces, open kitchen & hearth room, partial basement, unfinished stand-up attic space for bedrooms or playroom. All brand-new roofs, furnace/ductwork new in 2016. Everything is well-maintained & in excellent condition. This is urban farming at its’ best!

Address 3000 West 131st Street, Carmel, IN 46032
Parcel Number 29-09-29-000.006-001-018 | 29-09-29-000.006-101-018
Lot Size 4.71 AC
Building Size 2,930 SF
Frontage 460′
Foundation Partial crawl space; partial basement where mechanicals located
Construction Type Wood-framed, cedar siding
Roof Type Pitched, Architectural 30-year shingles, new 8/17
Year Built 1900
Utilities Well & Septic
Systems – Basement  
  Cellar-style steel security doors, 338 SF, unfinished, houses mechanicals
  Gas forced-air furnace & ductwork, new 2016
  On-demand hot water system, new 2016
  Culligan water softener, new 2016
  Well pressure tank, new 2016
  Central air conditioning
  Rain Shield Gutters, new 2015
  Exterior stripped down to wood and repainted with Sherwin Williams 15-year paint in 2015
  Trim, sidewalks, etc. repaired or replaced as needed in 2015
Assessed Tax Value $286,300 | $33,400
Annual Taxes $3,927 | $711.52
Other Pertinent Data  
  Between Shelborne and Springmill Roads, on 131st Street
  Country living in the city with stores, restaurants and schools in close proximity
  Perfect for Organic Farming, Farm-to-Table, 4H or small working farm
Schools Carmel Clay Schools
Property Highlights  
  Privacy on your own land, seldom seen in the heart of Carmel
  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to purchase a legacy farm!
  Enjoy pond views on side and at back of property; maintained by others
  Pergola overlooking pond
  Beautiful gardens
  Drainage tiles to pond
Residence Highlights  
  Stained glass panels in foyer
  Formal living room with adjacent office
  Country kitchen with hearth room; center island, fireplace, Corian countertops
  Patio off kitchen hearth room
  Formal dining room opens to screened porch and reading nook
  Reading nook with glass pocket doors
  Wrap around porch; partially screened
  Renovated late 1970s; upstairs late 1990s
  Hardwood floors
  Mud room off garage with full bath adjacent
Master Bedroom  
  Large windows with northern exposure
  Walk-in closet
  Sitting room
  En-suite bath
  Brick fireplace
  Laundry conveniently located in master bedroom closet 
Bedroom 2  
  Walk-in closet
  Large windows
  Easily converted to bedrooms or playroom
  Stand-up height with flooring, insulation
  Oak-framed, yellow poplar siding
  In 2015, painted with 15-year Sherwin Williams paint; new roofs on all August, 2017
Main Barn  
  1860s Post & Peg Construction
  32′ uprights; 46′ long hand-hewn beams
  Loose hay loft
  Field-stone corners
  Curved, glazed-tile Silo
Livestock Barn  
  Formerly housed sheep and horses
  Fenced paddock and pasture areas
Chicken Coop  
  Former chicken coop turned gardening shed
  Attached, oversized, 2-car garage (520 SF)
  Floored storage
  Pull-down stairs
Required Down Payment $50,000 cashier’s check day of sale; bring to 10% within 3 business days
Closing Time On or before November 15, 2017
Tax Administration Prorated to date of closing

For more information, contact
Veronica Hughes
(317) 353-1100 (Office)
(317) 430-6169 (Cell)

Key Terms
10% buyers premium will be collected
Licenses: Seth Seaton: AU10900115 Auction Co: AC30900124
Seller: Robert R. Goold

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