AUCTION of Leroy Tamkin Estate


Valuable Real Estate & Personal Property
The Estate of Leroy “Buss” Tamkin 
148+/- Acre Farm – Three Adjoining Parcels
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Personal Property – 9:30 AM • Real Estate – 11:00 AM
8954 Fort Valley Road, Fort Valley, VA.

Begins: 07/22/20 at 9:30 PM EDT
Location: 8954 Fort Valley Road, Fort Valley, VA 22652

Two Houses •Barns •Creek •Tractors •Farm Machinery

Description:Tract 1 – 90.473+/- Acres improved by a frame Cape Cod style home with the main floor consisting of a living room, kitchen, breakfast area, dining room, bedroom, two full baths, enclosed porch with laundry hook-ups, and front porch. Upstairs has a foyer and three rooms. This home has composition shingle and vinyl siding, metal roof, composition tile, carpet, pine floors, oil hot water, baseboard heat (main floor only), well, and septic system. This tract is further improved by cattle feeding barn with head chute and round bale storage, a four-bay machine shed with an attached one bay workshop, various outbuildings, hay/run-in shed, and silo. This farm is open and wooded with Passage Creek and a mountain stream flowing through it. This Tract has frontage on Fort Valley Road And adjoins tract II and III. There are two old cemeteries on the property and a drain-field easement in favor of the neighbor.

Tract II – 31.642+/- acres improved by a frame rambler with two bedrooms, living room, kitchen, full bath, deck, and unfinished walk-out basement with laundry room. This home has vinyl siding, composition shingle roof, insulated windows, gas hot air, and electric baseboard heat, central air conditioning, vinyl and laminate floors, septic system, and a temporarily shared well with Tract I (see info below). This Tract is further improved by a large machine shed, two bay block shed, log granary and smoke house. This Tract is open and wooded with Passage Creek and a mountain stream flowing through it. This Tract has frontage on Fort Valley Road and adjoins Tract I. 

Tract III – 25.884+/- Acres of open, fertile, creek bottom land. This Tract is unimproved and accessed via a 16’ wide recorded easement from (St. Rte. 678) Fort Valley Road. Long frontage on Passage Creek and adjoins Tract I. There is a drain-field easement on this property in favor of an adjoining land owner. This Tract is Entirely in the flood zone.  

Legal:Tracts I (90.475 Ac.) and II (31.642 Ac.) are portions of a larger 122.115+/- Acre Tract described in Will book 121 Page 433 and each designated as a portion of Tax Map # 61 Parcel 114. Easements affecting both tracts are shown on new survey plat dated February 11, 2020. Tract III (25.84+/- Ac.) is further described in Deed Book 522 Page 315 and designated as Tax Map # 061 A 1087. Deeded access easement to and through the property, drain-field easement and another 10’ wide easement along a portion of the eastern boundary are further described in Deed Book 522 Page 320, Deed Book 801 Page 373, and Deed Book 801 Page 830. 

Personal Property of Leroy “Buss” Tamkin

Tractors: 1981 Case 1390 Diesel Tractor (60)hp. 4 SP Hi-LowPS ; Case 1210 Diesel Tractor W/Cab   SN 1156227 slow 3pt. lift; Backhoe – Case 580C 18” & 24” Buckets – Has been sitting for a while but still runs, showing 3300hrs. 

Vehicles: 1996 Ford, Single Cab 4×4 – Showing 90k AT, AC 6 cyl, Not inspected; Oliver PTO; Manure Spreader; Fichlin 231 gravity bed on wagon gear; Farm Wagon w/sides; Hay Wagon; New Holland 256 Rolabar hay rake; GEHL 1465 TDC Round Baler; Newer KUHN SR110 GII Wheel Rake; Danuser post hole digger, 3pt, w/augers; 3pt Cultivator; Potato plow; Boom Pole; 2 Row Potato Plow; 3pt Post Driver; Hurst 3 Axle Trailer No bed – Homemade extension. 

Miscellaneous: Set tinning tools; Tapco PR II 10’ Metal Brake, Two (2) Apple Butter Kettles; Pick-up Tool Boxes; 8 Bales 16000 Twine; Extension Ladders; Good Amount Large I Beams, Copper fittings; PVC Fittings; Rolls Steel Cables; Grain Cradle; Sythe; Hand Corn Sheller; Bolts – Screws-Etc; Old Chain Saws; Old Hand Tools; Parts Bins; Tire Chains; Long Handle Tools; Grabs, Spuds; Log Chains; Ready Heaters; Auto Clothes washer; Upright Freezer; Small amount of silver, 1935 Liberty silver dollar; Revelation model 20, .22 cal. auto rifle; Transit set 

For Parts: JD Transport Disc 28; Woods 6’ Rotary Mower; Hay Fluffer; JD MOCO HayBine. 

Box Lots Misc.:  Too numerous to mention. 

Terms: Cash or good check with proper photo ID.  (Please note Credit Cards not accepted). 

Food: Rutz BBQ & Catering


Terms:  A $20,000 per Tract ($60,000 for all three) bidder’s deposit by cash or cashier’s check at the conclusion of the auction, balance due in full within 45 days at closing.  A five percent (5%) buyer’s premium to be added to the last and highest bid at this auction to establish the final sale price.  Property is being sold “as is” without warranties or representations of any kind, including but not limited to physical condition and is subject to all rights of way, restrictions and easements of record, if any.   Property is being offered in gross and not by the acre and is subject to confirmation of the undersigned sellers.   This is a cash transaction and not subject to financing. Property is available prior to auction for prospective purchasers to make inspections. The three Tracts will be offered separately and as a whole. 

Additional Terms: Tract I provides water to Tract II via a shared well. The owner of Tract II shall provide its own water supply within 1 year of closing on Tract II. The easement that follows the property division line between Tracts I and II shall remain open and ungated, although concrete cattle guards may be installed. Tracts I and II will be subject to a road maintenance agreement.    

Directions: Two miles North of Fort Valley Fire Department on Fort Valley Road. 

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