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Auctioneer Beiler-Campbell Auction Services 717 629 6036
Auction Date Jun 22 Auction
25 Wolters Lane
Reading, PA
Time 09:00AM
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Friday June 21 @ 2 p.m. Personal Property: Antiques, building Supplies, Roofing

Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 9 a.m. Winery & Farm Antiques (from original owners of the winery, barn kept and untouched for 75 years) Majority of winery antiques will be sold Saturday.

Real Estate @ 12:00 p.m. (18 Acre Farmette w/ 3 Houses, 2 Barns & Outbuildings

This is a 2-day auction!

Auction Address: 25 Wolters Lane, Reading, PA  19606- Berks County

Directions: The entrance to the farm is from Hill Road.  Do not enter 25 Wolters Lane into your GPS. Please use Google Maps: 2648 Hill Road, Reading, PA 19606.  Use this link for directions to Wolter’s Floral Farm.

Description:  18 acre farmette with two homes, 300 year old Log Cabin, two barns, several outbuildings, and greenhouses. This unique farm located in Lower Alsace Township in Berks County, was once a winery dating back to 1863, with its original wine press. Later it became a greenhouse/farm. This rural homestead is nestled on the side of the mountain, tucked away from the hustle and bustle, yet close to everything. This farmette’s water supply comes from a natural spring. The property has one large pond. All main buildings have new roofs. Shared Driveway. This property has many possibilities whether it's greenhouse, nursery, farming, horses, winery, or the perfect location for events. Plenty of nature on this one of a kind property that has breathtaking views.

Main stone house:  1st floor kitchen with built in cabinets, dining room, sizable living room w/ hardwood flooring, full bath with laundry, and sunroom that overlooks the valley below.  This home features large window sills.  All appliances are include dishwasher/fridge/electric range/washer/dryer. 2nd floor: 3 Bedrooms, full bath with an adjacent multipurpose room. The basement has a bathroom and a beautifully designed underground wine cellar constructed prior to 1863.  2 - 275 gal. oil tanks for oil (hot water) furnace with a propane backup furnace. Electric water heater. 200 Amp service & separate sewer system. 

Frame House with metal roof (22 Wolters Lane):  1st Floor kitchen, dining room, living room, full bath and laundry room/pantry. Large porch.  2nd floor:  4 bedrooms w/ hardwood flooring, full bath. Basement: 2- 275 gal oil tanks for oil (hot air) furnace.  It also has a coal burner, coal bin, electric water heater, and 200 amp service. This home has 4 pane windows, separate sewage system, garage, full attic, and all appliances stay with the home.

Small log home:  This 300 year old cabin is the original home to the property.  It has a small kitchen, full bath, 1 bedroom, Lg wood fireplace with back up propane heater, electric water heater, and its own sewer.  

Open Houses: Saturday, May 18th, 1-3 P.M, Tuesday, May 21st, 5-7 P.M. and Tuesday, June 11th, 5-7 P.M.

Terms:  Deposit $25,000 due day of auction. Settlement on or before Aug. 30, 2019. Buyer to pay 2% state transfer tax.

Attention Realtors:  1% broker participation offer to Realtors who pre-register their buyers and who become successful bidder the day of the auction. Pre-registration forms & pictures available online.

Tools: Huge bandsaw, old air compressor, bolt, fiberglass extension ladder, lots of box lot tools, #134 1926 bench vise, ratchet straps, come alongs, pipe cutters, extension cords, tool boxes, old planer, Ryobi miter saw, Sawzall, table router, trunk, metal shelving, aluminum extension ladder, Miller welder w/ Onan gas engine, Poland Pro chainsaw, portable generator, yellow pine T&G flooring, 30x60 sheets coriander, bench grinder, nail kegs, forge tools, metal roofing, piping, culverts.

Lawn & Garden: Garden tools, heat lamps, bug zappers, Salamanter heater, kerosene orchard heaters, Pure Fire Tonaka weedeater, Bolens weedeater, Mantis tiller, Black Max Back Pak sprayer, Demco 12V lawn sprayer, nice wooden wheelbarrow, German beer patio umbrellas, berry crates, wheelbarrow orchard sprayer, Little Giant garden dust, greenhouse table material.

Household: stainless steel triple sinks, 3 bay stainless steel sink, stainless steel soup vats, baker’s racks w/ trays, Garland gas oven, General Electric oven, s/top work table,3 bay Jordan refrigerator, china closet, events utensils, gal. glass jugs.

Farm: barn doors, 15 in. Western saddle, Polaris 90 4-wheeler, dog kennel, barn fans.

Guns: Belgium 12 ga. double barrel double hammer, Germany model K-605 .308, 12 ga. muzzleloader wall gun, Thompson Center 50 cal. flintlock, J. C. Higgins model 5831 bolt action 12 ga.

Antiques: Wolfhead barrels, old belt driven grindstones, Flexible Flyer sled, old tools, large platform scale Fairbanks #4, cast iron horse swing, mannequins, wooden tool chests, old glass doorknobs and latches, cast iron hog trough, stained glass window frame, cloth seed sacks, Glenn Springs mineral water glass jar in wooden crate, Der Schlachthof double-sided lighted sign (fiberglass), half bushel wooden baskets, old half peck, peck & bushel baskets, wooden crates & boxes, majestic theater seats, cast iron sink, Quaker State oil cans, many Coca-Cola glass gallon jugs, many glass gallon jugs, glass half-gallon jugs, 1 horse open sleigh, bobsled w/bed, wooden window frames, old live-edge oak plank, old barn floorboards, various old barn lumber, The Reist & Sons grain & seed cleaner Harrisburg PA, 1880 English Bible, 1897 English Bible, 1873 German Bible, 1861 German Bible, 1883 German Bible, early 1900s postcards, early family photo album, Spartan TV, 1 After Vespers C-DeLort picture, 1 Tender Farewell C-Delort picture, Montgomery typewriter, old sewing machines, Stewart hand crank cow clippers, dovetailed wooden Remington box, brass funnel, milk cans, galvanized tub, Philadelphia reel mower, Alaska Gimbel Bros. wooden refrigerator, wooden trunk, wooden ironing board, old wooden cooler, Lane cedar chests, blanket chest, old rockers, old wooden chairs, round table w/ eagle claw feet, wine vat, wooden stave barrels, wicker baskets, 2,000 gal. wooden stave wine vat, old wooden wine press, wooden wine stirrer and stomper, 100s of half gallon crocks, scales, wooden grape smasher, metal wine jug w/ wooden jacket (various sizes), wooden wine rack, grape crusher, old wooden bung drill, No. 2 crocks, crock jugs, enamel wash basin, old refrigerator unit, old signs, cast iron dinner bell, pottery, wooden measures, old lawn mower, wooden wheelbarrow, potato plow, garden cultivator, walking plow, 1 horse garden cultivator, International pedal tractor, galvanized buckets, potato shovel, old garden planters, 1 horse planter jr #220 garden planter, grain cleaner, corn grinder, wooden wheels, wrought iron chair, science equipment stuff, paper cutter, misc. glassware, meat hooks, collectibles from travels over the world, German rucksacks, old stuff (funnel, etc.).

Auctioneers Notes: This is an amazing collection of quality antiques that have been barn kept and not touched for 50+ years. Words and pictures only begin to capture the vast array and quantity of items.

Please see the Wolter Floral Farm Auction Facebook page for more photos: 

or the Wolter Farm Website:

This is a must-see auction!

Selling with 2 auctioneers simultaneously.

J. Meryl Stoltzfus AU# 005403 (717) 629-6036 & 
Wilmer Martin AA# 019644 (717) 333-4881 
Sellers: Rainer & Anita Wolter

Auctioneer License Information: AU005403

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