2 BR Brick Home, 2 BR Cottage & Commercial Bldg. on 2.3 +/- Acres for One Price--Kenbridge, VA

THE ESTATE of DARRELL W. or GRACIE Y. BISHOP:  3 PROPERTIES FOR ONE PRICE in KENBRIDGE, VA 2.31 +/- acres w/2 BR brick ranch, 2 BR/1. BA cottage & former business building -- Excellent income potential  -- Located 2.5 miles from downtown Kenbridge, 4 miles from Victoria, 21.5 miles from I-85, and a short drive to Fort Barfoot (formerly Fort Pickett), South Hill, Emporia & Richmond, VA!! NOTE:  Auction will be conducted off site at 320 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge, VA 23944 Live on-site auction & also providing live real time online simulcast bidding for your convenience!! Only $25,000 Starting Bid!!



Live Auction w/Live Real Time Online Simulcast Bidding for Your Convenience!!

Property Tours:  Saturdays, June 3 & 17 from 12 Noon-2:00 pm (Feel free to bring your inspector/contractor).  Please contact Sid Smyth (434-955-0708) for more information.

NOTE:  Auction will be conducted off site at 320 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge, VA 23944


  • 3 structures on 2.31 +/- acres (2 parcels for one price in Lunenburg County, VA
  • 2 BR/1 BA brick ranch style home (3188 K-V Rd.) measuring 1,165 +/- sf. and featuring a kitchen (all appliances convey), large family room, and attic. Hard wood flooring & carpet; Heat pump for heating & cooling; Electric water heater; well & septic system; high speed internet; asphalt driveway.  This home needs a little TLC, and has tons of potential for a great rental or primary residence.
  • 2 BR/1 BA cottage (3200 K-V Rd.) measuring 672 +/- sf.  This cottage has served as a rental property for several years.
  • The store building (3214 K-V Rd.) has served several businesses over the years.  This building measures 1,014 +/- sf., everything is on one main level, and is currently vacant.
  • A new septic system needs to be installed.  Please see the new septic drain field design in the "Documents" section above.  This has been submitted to the county and is shovel ready.
  • This property is located 2.5 miles from downtown Kenbridge, 4 miles from Victoria, 21.5 miles from I-85, and a short drive to Fort Barfoot (formerly Fort Pickett), South Hill, Emporia & Richmond, VA!!
  • Tax Maps:  34-0A-0-83 & 34-0A-0-82B; Deed Book:  36-452; Zoning:  R1; Yearly real estate taxes:  $413.82 total (2022); Brick home was built in 1958;  WE GUARANTEE A FREE & CLEAR DEED
  • Only $25,000 Starting Bid!!

FOR REALTORS:  if you have been working with a Realtor, please have them CLICK HERE and complete their broker participation form.  In order for the Realtor to be compensated, broker forms must be completed and submitted no later than 5 pm on the day before the auction (6/29/23), and all terms adhered to.

TERMS:  $5,000 deposit is due immediately after confirmation of final bid and the balance due at closing within 30-45 days or as soon thereafter as seller's closing documents are available (unless prior written arrangements have been made by contacting Sid Smyth @ 434-955-0708).  There is a possibility of a lesser deposit if proof of pre approved financing is presented prior to auction.   Deposits must be in the form of a cashier's check or certified check (from a US bank) made payable to yourself.   The deposit is non-refundable.  A 10% buyer's premium ($5,000 minimum) will be added to the final bid, and will become a part of the purchase price. Property sold in as-is condition, and is not contingent upon buyer's financing, condition of property, appraisal, inspection, etc.  Pre-approved (no later than 5 pm on 6/29/23) broker participation is compensated.  Auctioneer's Note: All information and dimensions were derived from sources believed to be correct, but are not guaranteed. Buyers shall rely on their own information, judgment, and inspection of the property. All auction day announcements take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made.  Please note that the following statements are simply the highlights of the terms & conditions.  Please refer to the "Property Information Packet" for complete and detailed terms & conditions that will govern the auction event.

We are happy to offer online/simulcast bidding for bidders who cannot physically attend the live auction event. Please understand and agree that online bidding will only be allowed if the buyer is physically NOT on site at the live auction. Online bidding will NOT be allowed if you are physically in attendance at the live auction event. 

In addition to the above terms and conditions, Please read below if you are participating and registered for LIVE ONLINE SIMULCAST BIDDING

  • Contact the auction coordinator (his or her name and contact number is on the NichollsAuction.com site under the auction you are bidding on) immediately if you need additional information.
  • Bidder Verification: The identity of all bidders will be and must be verified (via phone, email or text).  Bidding rights are provisional, and if complete verification is not possible, Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated.
  • At the close of the auction, and seller confirmation, the successful bidder will be emailed or given the contract package to execute and return to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc.  Upon being declared the high and successful buyer, the credit card that you registered with will be charged $500 toward your deposit. The successful bidder’s remaining earnest money deposit ($4,500) must be in the form of cashier’s or certified check (United States Bank) or wire transfer to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. and is due immediately. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing. Purchaser shall be responsible for all wire transfer fees.
  • Contract Packages will be sent by e-mail or hand delivered to the high bidder, who must execute and hand deliver, email, fax or overnight mail back to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., within 24 hours of receipt. If the successful bidder does not execute and return their contract with earnest money deposit within 24 hours of receipt they will be considered in default and subject to legal action. This is a legal binding contract.
  • In the event a winning bidder fails to submit the signed ’Contract for Sale of Real Property’ and deposit earnest money as provided in the pre-stipulated Auction Terms, the winning bidder will be charged an administrative fee of $5,000 on the credit card provided at auction registration. Additional default remedies are reserved by Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., and the Seller as provided in the Auction Terms & Conditions and the ‘Contract of Purchase’. All administrative fees are non refundable.
  • Any reliance on the contents shall be solely at the recipient’s risk. Bidders must conduct and rely solely upon their own investigations and inspections. The property is being sold ’AS IS’ with any and all faults. Please review all information supplied, and seek appropriate assistance prior to bidding.
  • 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.