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Auctioneer Scheerer McCulloch Auctioneers, Inc. 260-441-8636
Auction Date Jul 31 Auction
917 Edgewater Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN
Time 04:30PM
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TUESDAY JULY 31, 2018 @ 4:30 PM
917 Edgewater Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Spacious 3 bedroom, 1 bath Craftsman style home on basement with detached garage in the Lakeside Park neighborhood.


This one of a kind home features wood cedar shake exterior, large amount of original wood working features, large living spaces, oversized enclosed front porch and many classic touches and charm that most homes don’t include anymore. 
Minutes from downtown Fort Wayne, this home had excellent views and is walking distances to Lakeside Park, schools, churches and many amenities in the N. Anthony/East State area. Don’t let this piece of history slip through your fingers. A real diamond in the rough!
Real Estate sells @ 6:00 PM


Monday July 16th @ 5-6:30 PM
Monday July 30th @ 5-6:30 PM

Auctioneers Note: Austin Healey is not located at the property and a showing can be made by contacting the Fort Wayne office. 

Property Features

  • Main Level - Enclosed Front Porch:

    • 8’ x 28’
    • wood floors
    • wall light sconces
    • lots of windows

  • Living Room:

    • 13.5’ x 27’
    • hardwood floors
    • oversized hardwood entry door
    • beautiful hardwood wainscot walls 
    • brick wood burning fireplace w/ hardwood mantle
    • ceiling beam features
    • large picture windows

  • Dining Room:

    • 13’ x 16’
    • hardwood floors
    • beautiful hardwood pocket doors w/ lead glass insert
    • beautiful hardwood wainscot walls 
    • hardwood bay window w/ built-in buffet & lead glass front cabinets
    • vintage brass ceiling light
    • ceiling beam features
    • wall sconces

  • Kitchen:

    • 11’ x 15’
    • wood floors
    • built-in cabinets
    • laminate countertops
    • peninsula sink & storage
    • track ceiling lights
    • access to multiple areas of the home
    • plenty of storage

  • Upper Level - Bedroom #1:

    • 11.5’ x 14’
    • carpet
    • ceiling light
    • walk-in closet

  • Bedroom #2:

    • 11’ x 13’
    • hardwood floors
    • lighted ceiling fan
    • walk-in closet

  • Full Bathroom:

    • 6’ x 11’
    • laminate floors
    • cast iron claw foot tub w/ shower head
    • pedestal sink 
    • ceiling light
    • built-in medicine cabinet
    • built-in storage in hallway

  • Bedroom #3:

    • 10’ x 14’
    • carpet
    • lighted ceiling fan & wall sconces
    • walk-in closet

  • Storage Room:

    • 7’ x 8’
    • hardwood floors
    • wall lights

  • Unfinished Full Basement:

    • 908sf w/ multiple spaces
    • concrete floors
    • ceiling lights
    • washer/dryer hookups (E)
    • housing for all major utilities

  • 1-Car Detached Garage:

    • 18’ x 22’
    • concrete floors
    • ceiling lights
    • Genie electric door opener
    • insulated overhead garage door
    • lofted storage
    • service door

  • Other Property Features:

    TAXES: $819.40 w/ exemptions (2017 p 2018)
    1,900sf of Finished Living Space
    Built in 1912
    Association Dues: $25-30 per year (voluntary)
    • Allen County | Wayne Township | Lakeside Park Neighborhood | Zoned - R1
    • Basement Foundation | 1.5 Story Older Craftsman Home - Tudor | 200amp Box
    • City Water | City Sewer | Lot Size: 45’ x 150’ | 5’ x 10’ Enclosed Back Porch
    • Rheem Classic 90plus Gas Furnace w/ Humidifier (2007) | Rheem Central Air Unit
    • A.O. Smith 50gal. Electric Water Heater | Wood Cedar Shake & Limestone Exterior
    • Asphalt Shingles | Asphalt Driveway | Concrete Walks | 8’ Covered Front Stoop
    • Various Landscaping Beds w/ Mature Trees | Alley Access & Off-street Parking
    • Walking Distance to Lakeside Park, River Greenway and Downtown | FWCS District

Personal Property


    Early Wind-Up Tin Toys; Seal & Steamboat
    Collection of Owl Figurines & Paperweights
    Vintage Sawyer's View Master With Reels
    Damman & Italian Lidded Tobacco Jars W/ Plate
    Costume Jewelry, Several Designer Signed Pieces
    Cast Bell; "Vocem Meam Audi Qui Me Tangit"
    Vintage Sharonee Beaded Purse and Collar
    Vintage Dressing Room Accessories
    Ethel Washington Alaskan Eskimo Inuit Doll?
    (2) Vintage Dolls
    1955 Bernard Buffet "Tete de Clown"
    Original Watercolor by Louis Bonsib; SLR
    Bernard Buffet Lithograph "Red Flowers"; SLL
    Bernard Buffet Original Lithograph "Owl"
    David Weidman Serigraph "Bridge II", SLR
    Metropolitan Museum of Art Snowflakes +
    Original Watercolor by Ellie Golden; SLR
    Large Salt Glazed Bee Sting Jug
    Garrard SL 55B Synchro Lab Vinyl Turntable
    Vintage Garrard AT 60 Turntable
    Pair of Vintage AR-2ax Speakers
    Singer Model 237 Zig-Zag Sewing Machine
    Vintage Fedora and Women's Hats
    Assortment of Crocks & Glazed Stoneware
    Vintage Ball Jars and Puraq Fort Wayne Bottle
    Child's Colorful Tea Set & Miniature Utensils
    Weatherland Wind Chimes Tuned to A#
    Vintage Dolls; Canasta, Play House, A Lovely Dolls
    German Celluloid Doll w/ Turtle Mark
    Child's Folding Wooden Rocking Chair
    Pair of Mid Century Modern Amisco Chairs
    (96) Piece Noritake Blue Dawn Dinner Set
    WM Rogers MFG Co. Flatware and Carvel Knives
    Ladies 14K & 12K Yellow Gold Necklaces
    1927 $20 St Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin
    1884 $20 Double Eagle Gold Piece
    (4) Sun Rubber Co. Military Vehicles
    White Fruit House Stoneware Crock Jug, Fort Wayne, IN
    2005 NRA Sculpture "The Rough Rider" by Rick Terry
    "General George Washington" Sculpture by Rick Terry
    Vint. Alps Japan Rock Island electric train set in box

    • RARE! 1965 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK III:

      2.912cc, 6 cylinder overhead-valve engine, overdrive manual transmission (electronically controlled), 114,248 original miles, Healey blue exterior, blue convertible top, interior & trim, adjustable steering, heat, front independent suspension & rear leaf spring, 15 inch wire spoked wheels, windshield washers, hydraulic drum rear brakes, front disc brakes, AM/FM radio, steel/aluminum construction, chrome hood vent, master switch on battery. ​Little to NO Rust on frame & body. VIN# - HBJ8L32553
      Bought Brand New in 1965 by Owner. 

      Auctioneers Note: Austin Healey is not located at the property and a showing can be made by contacting the Fort Wayne office. 


    Original Louis Bonsib watercolor titled “Crossroads Store”; Bernard Buffet original litho of an owl; Bernard Buffet “Fleurs Rouges” color lithograph; Bernard Buffet 1955 oil print on canvas titled “Tete De Clown”; Leonard Da Vinci “Baby in the Womb” human fetus in utero print; Palazzo Vecchio “Greetings 1985” by Ellie and Ed Golden; several art gallery exhibition advertising posters (Tate Gallery, National Gallery Dutch Church Painters 1984 festival of architecture, Edward Hopper Whitney Museum of American Art 1995); (2) black & white block prints by Penn Prints, New York “The Stomache Dance” & “Mask of Red Death”; Richard A. Dabrowski 34/50 “Housebound”, copyright 1990; Original watercolor of Fort Wayne’s Lakeside Park by Ellie Golden; Pilgrim blown glass owl; Damman’s Helbourne hand painted lidded jar; Italy hand painted lidded jar, leather covered, w/ pipe image; silver plate ladle and teaspoons; vintage sheet metal tug boat; Sawyer’s vintage view master in original case w/ Wonders of the World reels; vintage Singer sewing machine model 237; vintage luggage; blue band stoneware crocks; Puraq Co. advertising Ft. Wayne glass bottle; vintage Sears bicycles; hand stitched quilt; copper broiler; Noritake china “Blue Dawn” pattern; enamelware bowls; Ball Mason canning jars; vintage horn; Indian doll; vintage Playskool wood clock; lamb S&P shakers; Blue Cross Blue Shield playing cards; costume jewelry; Vera Bradley wallet; vintage beaded handbag and matching collar; Western German game; (3) Tourtieres pans made in France in original box; rugs; open close eyes from around the world; wind-up seal w/ ball toy; vintage Sweetheart talcum powder tin; unusual wall mount door bell knocker with angel; vinyl records (Chicago, Peter Paul and Mary, Roberta Flack, Simon and Garfunkel, Bach & more); owl trivet; Wind Master advertising Cap N Cork lighter; vintage hats & hat boxes; owl figurines; Hummel figurine; vintage Roger & Gallet Paris soap; assortment of vintage vanity items; wood owl and face sculpture; vint. Shiny Bright glass Christmas tree ornaments in original box; Christmas tree ornaments; feathered owl figures.


    Drexel drop leaf dining room table w/ 4 chairs; Amisco funky green chairs; Motion Craft by Sherrill leather teal chair w/ ottoman; beveled glass top brass coffee table; antique writing desk; green painted drop leaf table w/ 2 chairs; wrought iron day bed; wicker chest; desk w/ needle point chair; 4-shelf wood bookcase; marble top 3-drawer chest w/ swivel mirror; glass top brass end table; sofa; vintage youth rocking chair.


    GE washer & dryer; Kenmore refrigerator; Clarendon piano w/ bench; folding table & chairs; picture frames; box fan; oscillating table top fans; fireplace tools; countertop GE microwave; 32” H pet gate; step stool; portable pet carriers; ironing boards; light fixtures; buckets; baskets; brief case; wrapping paper; dishes; Osterizer blender; wind chime; picnic basket; Rival crockpot; chenille blanket; Carvel cutlery; rugs; Kenwood KR-2120 stereo receiver; Garrand Series Synchro-lab turntable; Garrand AT 60 turntable; stationary bike; wicker cylindrical hampers; Hoover Wind Tunnel w/ attachments; Holmes vertical fan; wood lamp table; table lamps; Homedics Therapist Select professional percussion massager; Proctor Silex steam iron; blood pressure cuff; wood Christmas tree puzzle.


    Blast Victory 10 foot plastic kayak; Black and Decker Bush Hogg electric weed trimmer;Solar battery charger; scrap wood; metal lawn chairs; chicken wire, plant cages and other plan teen items; wooden Adirondack chair; yard tools – shovels, snow shovels, limb saws; Load Hog metal garden cart; 3 foot wooden stepladder; Cosco metal step stool; pet taxi’s; wire mesh security gate.

Real Estate Terms: Buyer Brokers welcome (contact auctioneer for details). $6,000 down day of auction, balance on closing. Buyer(s) to pay winning accepted bid price plus a 2.5% buyers premium (2.5% of winning bid) due at closing. Property sold absolute, no reserve, sells regardless of price. Property sold as-is, where-is. Property sold for cash. (The sale of this property may be financed; however, the sale of this property IS NOT CONTINGENT to financing approval). The information stated in this brochure are the opinions of the sellers, Scheerer McCulloch Auctioneers, Inc. and its agents, however, the decision to bid on the real estate property is entirely up to the individual bidders based on their own individual inspections, research and opinions. All statements, measurements, zoning and tax information are from reliable sources, however, are not guaranteed to be accurate. Statements made day of auction takes precedence over any and all previous oral or written matter. Real estate closing within 40 days of auction. *Real estate taxes: Real estate tax information stated indicates what the current owner is required to pay and is merely a guideline (the new buyer’s real estate taxes may or may not be the same as what the current owners is required to pay). Real estate taxes prorated to date of closing.  

Personal Property Terms: 10% buyers premium on all items. Cash, MC/VISA. All items sold as-is. Statements made day of sale take precedence over printed matter. All sales are final. Not responsible for accidents. Auctioneers Note: Austin Healey is not located at the property and a showing can be made by contacting the Fort Wayne office. 

Auctioneer License Information: AU19300036

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