ROCKINGHAM, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Roxboro Country Club, an operating golf and swim club situated on 172 acres in Person County, will be offered at Public Auction in December 2016. The sale has been ordered by the corporate owners with the desire to find a new owner / operator for the country club. The Roxboro Country Club has been in continuous operation since 1939. The auction will be held December 14th with bidding onsite and online.
The corporate owners, RCC of Person County, LLC, have chosen IRON HORSE AUCTION COMPANY, INC., of Rockingham, NC to conduct this important auction event.
The Roxboro Country Club is notable as the first home course of PGA golfer Jim Thorpe. Thorpe grew up playing the course, the ninth of twelve children of RCC's fairway superintendent.
The auction will include the real estate and all equipment used to maintain and operate the beautiful 172 acre golf course, tennis courts, driving range and pool. The grand 2-story clubhouse includes all kitchen equipment, snack bar and pro shop inventory, current memberships, current and future event bookings and event supplies.
Chris J Crawford of Iron Horse states: "This is a perfect opportunity for an owner / operator to purchase a fully operating golf club, pool, and event space at auction at a price they set. The Roxboro Country Club has great history, a strong membership, has been lovingly maintained by the Gurtners, and is the only operating golf club in beautiful Person County. Situated on one of the areas most scenic properties, close to Roxboro and Hyco Lake, this club can be, enjoyed and profitable for many years to come. We are greatly honored to be assisting with the sale of this historic club."
Earl Gurtner, Partner of RCC of Person County, LLC states: "We are looking for an aggressive new owner who can enhance what Donna and I have accomplished over the past few years at Roxboro Country Club. Our desire is to see our investment become all we envisioned it to be and to truly be the lighthouse of Person County. We have great pride and love for Roxboro Country Club and are willing to assist the champion buyer in the change of ownership."
For complete information call 800.997.2248 or go to ironhorseauction.com
All golf play and scheduled events will continue throughout the pre-auction period. Interested bidders are welcome to tour the property during the inspection periods. Iron Horse staff will be onsite for property inspections on:
December 1st from 10 AM to 4 PM
December 7th from 10 AM to 4 PM
The Auction will begin Online at 8 AM December 7th and will close at 2 PM on December 14th, with live bidding the final day at Roxboro Country Club.
For interviews or information contact:
Chris J Crawford
Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc.
174 Airport Road
Rockingham, NC 28379
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SOURCE Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc.