Connelly Realty, Robert J. Connelly Broker, will auction the contemporary 25-room, 4200 sq. ft. house and 91 acres on-site at 12 Allyn Rd, Tioga Center, NY on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 1:00 p.m., with an open house the preceding Sunday, November 12, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and by appointment. The opening bid for this spacious two-story house is $325,000. Built in 1994, it includes three bedrooms, two baths, a den, foyer, and great room on the first floor in addition to the living room, dining room, kitchen, and a five-room housekeeper's or in-law's apartment. There are fireplaces in the great room and living room, an in-ground pool, patio with hot tub, and panoramic views of the gardens and rural residential zoned land, which includes a pond and stream, and comprises 30 acres of forest, 40 tillable acres, and 20 acres of pasture. The second floor has two large bedrooms, a bath, and study.
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Many Extras. Built over a 4 ft crawl space, the house has hot water baseboard heating with an oil/wood burning furnace. It features a whirlpool in a master bathroom, wet bar, pantry, vaulted ceiling, walk-in closets and hardwood and tile floors. Selling with the house are a range/stove, disposals, oven, microwave, refrigerator, washer, dryer, and a satellite dish (cable available). Click on the filmstrip to view a photo album with slideshow illustrating the property.
Uses. An easy commute (about 35 miles) from Binghamton, Elmira and Ithaca, the graciously landscaped property is ready-made for executive living, and particularly suited for one with children. The well-regarded Tioga Central elementary, middle and high schools are all within easy walking distance. A gentleman farmer would enjoy the spacious accomodations for entertaining and the generally level farmland and pasture. The property could also be used as a horse farm, winery, or converted to a bed and breakfast convenient to local attractions. The nearby Susquehanna River is perfect for canoeing, and Tioga Downs Racino is only 3 miles away.
About the Region. The property is located in the Tioga Central School District in the Town of Tioga in Tioga County. Easy to get to by road, rail and air, Tioga County is experiencing a period of economic growth, including 750 jobs at Lockheed Martin's Owego systems integration plant, 400 at Best Buy's distribution center in Nichols, and 375 at the Tioga Downs Racino, also in Nichols. For more about Tioga County, visit its Economic Development & Planning website.
Additional details, photos, terms of the auction, and directions are available in the Auction Brochure (PDF: 296 KB) or from the co-broker, Ann Stummer of AM Realty (607-687-6700).