Ingersoll House and Barn in Ambler, Montgomery County, PA

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This auction will take place live and online.
  • AUCTION DATE: Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6:00pm
  • PREVIEW:

    Open Houses on Thursday, June 27 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and Thursday, July 11 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm or contact Lei Barry at 215-605-7024[email protected] for a private showing.

  • LOCATION: 1145 Stone House Rd, Ambler, PA 19002 and Online Bidding
  • hDESCRIPTION:

    Situated on 1.21 acres, the property backs up to over 17 acres of dedicated open space which is deeded to remain as permanent open space, providing a serene environment, and ample privacy.

    Although uninhabited for decades, the structure has been maintained and the Ingersoll House can be restored to its previous glory. The large home, along with a substantial barn, offers significant potential for those looking to invest in a historic property.

    Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history in one of Montgomery County's most desirable locations and create a future filled with endless possibilities at the Ingersoll House.

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Ingersoll House: A Historic Gem in Lower Gwynedd Township

Discover the Ingersoll House, a timeless property steeped in history and brimming with charm. Located in the heart of Lower Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, this remarkable estate offers a unique blend of historical elegance and modern potential, making it the perfect setting for your next venture.

Key Features:

  • Historic Significance: The Ingersoll House is filled with rich history, providing a unique narrative and a special ambiance that is hard to find in the area.
  • Spacious Grounds and Expansive Open Space: Situated on 1.21 acres, the property backs up to over 17 acres of dedicated open space which is deeded to remain as permanent open space, providing a serene environment, and ample privacy.
  • Prime Location: Situated in Lower Gwynedd Township, known for its scenic beauty, rich history, and vibrant community. Enjoy easy access to major highways, excellent schools in the Wissahickon School District, and a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
  • Restoration Opportunity: Although uninhabited for decades, the structure has been maintained and the Ingersoll House can be restored to its previous glory. The large home, along with a substantial barn, offers significant potential for those looking to invest in a historic property.

Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history in one of Montgomery County's most desirable locations and create a future filled with endless possibilities at the Ingersoll House.

Click Here or the Historic Preservations Standards of Lower Gwynedd Township

By registering as a buyer and/or bidder on the property, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

The live real estate auction will be held on Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6pm. On location bidding is available at the time of the auction. Online bidding is available starting on Monday, June 10 through the live auction happening at 6pm on Monday, July 29. The auctioneer will stream live from HERE. to sell the property.

This property is being offered free and clear of any liens and encumbrances with no warranties or guarantees in “As-Is” condition with all faults and defects. The sale is not subject to any contingency, including mortgage or inspection contingencies. Purchaser understands that any and all required or needed repairs, inspections, surveys, or permits are strictly and solely Purchaser’s expense and obligation.

Lower Gwynedd Township will provide the new owner with an access easement to Old Bethlehem Pike via the existing gravel driveway that runs through Township-owned open space.

Lower Gwynedd Township will be creating a temporary access easement on the property for Old Bethlehem Pike traffic until the bridge replacement on Old Bethlehem Pike over Willow Run is complete. The easement will cross the property from Stone House Road, through the front driveway of the property, and extend down the gravel driveway to Old Bethlehem Pike.

The Township Board of Supervisors shall decide, in its sole and absolute discretion, which bid is the most acceptable and responsive. The Township reserves the right to reject the highest bidder and/or further the right to reject any or all bids. The purchase of this property shall not be binding upon the Seller unless and until the Township Board of Supervisors has authorized the Board Chairperson to sign this Agreement.

There is a 10% buyer's premium paid by the buyer on the winning bid. The winning bid plus the 10% buyer's premium will comprise the total purchase price.

The real estate transfer taxes will be calculated on the total purchase price. The buyer pays both transfer taxes.

The property taxes are estimated to be $9,837 for the current tax year.

The property is being offered with a reserve and will be sold subject to seller’s confirmation.

The winning bidder will pay a $30,000 down payment and sign the Purchase Agreement and Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement at the conclusion of the auction.

Balance due at settlement. Settle on or before Friday, September 20, 2024.

If the purchaser fails to comply with the terms and conditions of this auction or the purchase agreement, the seller may retain the deposit as liquidated damages, and may proceed to make a resale of the property, either at public or private sale.

The seller and/or H.K. Keller has the right to reject any bids.

Only the registered bidder, POA or contracted agent may bid using the registered account, unless arrangements with H.K. Keller have been made.

If you are an online bidder and your bid wins the property, we will give you call regarding collecting the down payment as well as email a Purchase Agreement and Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement to sign electronically or to print, sign, scan and return via email. These documents should be completed and returned within two hours.

Online bidders will have 24 hours from the conclusion of the auction to pay the down payment via wire transfer or cashier’s check unless prior arrangements have been made with the H.K. Keller.

H.K. Keller will pay a 3% commission to a real estate brokerage securing the winning bidder. The 3% commission at auction is calculated on the purchase price. The signed Bidder Registration Form must be submitted to H.K. Keller by 12pm on Auction Day, Monday, July 29, for a brokerage to be compensated. If bidding online, please email completed form to [email protected].

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 Mike Keller at 717-725-2487 if you need assistance with the online bidding platform or need to bid over the phone.

1145 Stone House Road, Ambler, Pennsylvania 19002, US