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Auctioneer AB Cole & Associates, Auction & Realty, LLC 7575399866
Auction Date May 23 Auction
1427 Mila Road
Heathsville, VA
Time 01:00AM
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Waterfront - Earth-Sheltered Home for Sale at Expedited Sale on Wed., May 23rd at 6:00 p.m. onsite. 

4.6+/- acres


Concrete & Steel Construction

Secluded & Serene Location 

Preview Dates: 

Sunday, May 6, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Sat, May 12, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sun, May 20, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Discover this private, yet accessible and sustainable underground home overlooking Barrett Creek! The serene location of this property is perfect for someone seeking self-sustainability or someone looking for a weekend refuge from city life, with easy access to shopping needs 

Only 2.5 hours from Washington, DC

Only 1.5 hours from Richmond, VA 

3BR, 2 BA, 1,675 +/- sq ft

An abundance of natural daylight

Modern amenities & wood-burning stove

A wind-driven water pump that pumps from a 678+/- ft artesian well & backup shallow well

275-gallon kerosene tank

Largely impervious to natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes & wildfires

Constructed to outlast a conventional home by decades

5+/- ft of earth covers home, protecting it from the elements & moderating the temperature, saving a substantial amount of heating & cooling expenses & maintenance

Overlooks Barrett Creek off the Wicomico River

Located in a remote location on a quiet & serene hillside

Surrounded by shrubbery & trees for natural isolation

Many waterways for fishing or boating

SALE TERMS: 10% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the high bid to determine the final selling price. For registration, buyers will need a driver’s license for positive ID and a $5,000.00 cashier’s check made payable to the bearer. A total deposit of five percent (5%) is required on auction day. Balance due at closing. Closing to be within 60 days. Please visit our website for complete terms and conditions and additional information. 

For more information, call Ernie Rogers at 804-334-4558 or Barry Cole at 757-285-0317

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NOTE: The List Price of $250,000 is not the selling price. The Selling Price will be determined the day of the sale which is Wednesday, May 23rd at 6 p.m. onsite

Property Highlights

4.6 +/- acres

Concrete and Steel Construction

Secluded and Serene Location

3 BR, 2 BA

1,675 +/- sq. ft.

An abundance of Natural Daylight

A wind-driven water pump that pumps from a 600 +/- artesian well

Constructed to outlast a conventional home for decades

Overlooks Barrett Creek, off the Wicomico River

Located on a quiet serene hillside

Many waterways for fishing


Rooms: 8

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms (Full)

Orientation (north/south/east/west/etc): West

Condition: Excellent

1,675 ft²

Lot size 4.6 acres

Built in 1982

School District: Northumberland

Windmill: 1

Artesian Well: 1

Outbuildings: 4

Acreage: 4.6

Sq.ft.: 1,675

Bedrooms: 3

Full Baths: 2

Dock: 1

Fireplace: 1

Wood Stove: 1

Refrigerator: 1

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Ernie Rogers United Real Estate Richmond

Ernie Rogers

Associate Broker



United Real Estate Richmond

9011 Arboretum Parkway #Suite 120

Richmond VA 23236



Office: 804-858-4444Mobile: 804-334-4558

Ernie Rogers is an Associate Broker and Auctioneer for United Real Estate Richmond and United Country - A.B. Cole Auction & Realty. Ernie has been selling real estate both by auction and traditional sales since 1998. Ernie specializes in selling golf property, country homes, farms for sale, waterfront property, recreational property, single-family homes, and land for sale. Ernie is a Past President of the Virginia Auctioneers Association and was the 2004-2005 Virginia State Champion Auctioneer. Ernie is a former Marine, a graduate of Arizona Western College, and was a mortgage banker for 17 years prior to starting his real estate and auction career in 1998. Ernie is a Virginia native and has traveled the world. Ernie has been married for over 38 years and has a son and daughter and resides in Midlothian. Finally, Ernie conducts about 75-85 benefit and fundraising and charity auctions each year for non-profit organizations throughout Virginia, Maryland, Florida, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia. Ernie Rogers is one of the top auctioneers in Virginia


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