CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning estate, St. Augustine Manor, located on approximately 58 gently rolling acres near the headwaters of the world-renowned Chesapeake Bay on Maryland's storied Eastern Shore is to be auctioned in May.
Max Spann Real Estate and Auction Co. has scheduled the auction for Saturday, May 12 at 11:00 a.m. on the grounds of the property, located at 185 South St. Augustine Road, Chesapeake City. The property is guaranteed to be sold at or above $1.2 million.
The country manor previously listed for $3.85 million.
"The winning bidder will walk away with a remarkable country estate that offers the best of high-society living," said Max Spann, Jr. the president and CEO of the national real estate auction house. "This breathtaking property offers luxury and style and must be seen to be fully appreciated."
Open houses have been scheduled for noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 29.
The centerpiece of the property is an approximately 12,000-square foot custom-built brick Georgian home featuring architectural details and old-world craftsmanship, including a fireplace with a marble hearth flanked by built in bookcases and ornate woodworking, crown molding and wall paneling. The six-bedroom home has seven full baths, three half baths, an elevator, a multiple-screen entertainment center and a built-in bar area perfect for entertaining.
The estate includes a two-bedroom guest or staff apartment, an artist studio, exercise room, outdoor heated pool, sauna, whirlpool and tennis court.
The home is situated on manicured grounds with a pond and fenced pasture surrounded by large horse farms and open areas. The private property is accessed through a gated entrance with a long, winding landscaped drive ending in a large circular drive.
To learn more about the distinctive property, call 888-299-1438 or visit maxspann.com to obtain a property information package. The process is simple: preview the estate at one of the open houses, attend the auction, and then bid-to-own this beautiful property.
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SOURCE Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co.