3 BR/2.5 BA Home on .62 +/- Acres & Adjacent .50 +/- Acre Building Lot--Franklin, VA

From the Estate of Syble W. Whitley 3 BR/2.5 BA home on .62 +/- acre lot -- Adjacent .50 +/- acre corner building lot -- Swan Estate Subdivision -- Detached 2 bay garage/shop -- Opportunity to purchase home and building lot separately or together -- Only 2.5 miles from Bon Secours-Southampton Medical Center Live on-site auction & also providing live real time online simulcast bidding for your convenience!! Only $200,000 Starting Bid!! 


From the Estate of Syble W. Whitley:  Well Built & Move-In Ready Single Level Living Home on .62 +/- Acres & Adjacent .50 +/- Acre Building Lot!!

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

Public Property Tour:  Wednesday, March 30 from 12:00 noon-3 pm (Feel free to bring your inspector/contractor).  Please contact Blue Box Auction Gallery (757-550-0285 or Inquiry@BlueBoxAuction.com) for more information.

  • Well maintained 3 BR/2.5 BA home on .62 +/- acre lot in Swan Estate subdivision
  • Adjacent .50 +/- acre corner building lot (305 Vaughans Ln.)--Home & building lot will be offered individually and together.
  • This home measures 2,358+/- sf. and features a kitchen w/island (all appliances convey); family room; formal living room; dining room; sun room; bonus room/office over garage; utility room/laundry room; attached 1 bay garage; attic
  • Hardwood flooring & carpet in bedrooms
  • Concrete driveway; front porch
  • Detached 2 bay garage/shop with electricity and attached bonus room; detached carport for auto or RV storage
  • Heating & cooling:  heat pump
  • Public utilities; electric water heater
  • Other features:  located in a quiet area on cul-de-sac lot; all bedrooms & bathrooms on main level; Jacuzzi tub in owner's suite; walk-in closets
  • Internet provider:  Spectrum/Verizon
  • This solid well built home is located only 2.5 miles from Bon Secours-Southampton Medical Center, 2.5 miles from downtown Franklin and just a short drive to Suffolk, VA
  • Tax Maps:  22-191-11 (home) & 22-191-10 (building lot); Deed Books:  378-712 (home) & 395-432 (building lot); Zoning:  R-O; Yearly real estate taxes:  $2,626.50 (home) & $337.84 (building lot); Home was built in 1994 & has vinyl exterior; WE GUARANTEE A FREE & CLEAR DEED
  • Only $200,000 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 4/5/22, and all terms adhered to.

TERMS:  $20,000 deposit for the home/.62 acres and $5,000 deposit for the .50 acre lot ($25,000 deposit home and building lot purchased together) is due immediately after confirmation of final bid and the balance due at closing within 30-45 days (unless prior written arrangements have been made by contacting Blue Box Auction Gallery (757-550-0285).  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.   A 10% buyer's premium 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 4/5/22) 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.

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 BIDDNG

  • 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. The successful bidder’s earnest money deposit must be in the form of cashier’s or certified check (United States Bank) or wire transfer to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. 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 $20,000 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.