3 BR/1 BA Home w/Garage/Shop on 7 +/- Acres in Madison County, VA

3 BR/1 BA Home w/Garage/Shop on 7 +/- Acres in Madison County, VA

2331 Orange Rd., Pratts, VA 22731 (Madison County)

Ideal for families with animals, home based businesses, outdoor recreation & more!!

Solid 3 BR/1 BA home on 7 +/- beautiful acres (approx. 50% open/pasture) in Madison County, VA -- Detached one bay garage/shop building -- Fenced front yard -- 780' +/- of Rt. 230 frontage -- Located only 2 miles from Rt. 29, 4 miles from downtown Madison, 10 miles from Orange, 21 miles from Culpeper and a short drive to Charlottesville, Harrisonburg & Fredericksburg!!

Live on-site auction & also providing live real time online simulcast bidding for your convenience!!

Only $200,000 STARTING BID!!  Need a Mortgage?...Just click on one of the lenders in the "Financing" section to get started!!

SOLD!! $408,000


This beautiful property lays very well, and is perfect for families with animals, home based businesses, outdoor recreation & more!!  The home can be occupied immediately and modernized at your convenience.  Bid Your Price & Make it Yours!!

Live On-Site Auction w/Live Real Time Online Simulcast Bidding for Your Convenience!!

Need a Mortgage?....Just click on one of the lenders in the "Financing" menu above.

Home Tour:  Wednesday, May 15 @ 3:00 pm SHARP! (Feel free to bring your inspector/contractor).  Please contact Tony Wilson (540-748-1359) for more information.

  • Solid 3 BR/1 BA two story home on 7.02 +/- gorgeous acres w/780' +/- of Rt. 230 frontage in Madison County, VA
  • This home measures 1,606 +/- sf. above grade, and features a spacious kitchen w/breakfast nook (all appliances convey), dining room, family room w/fireplace (fireplace completely redone in 2022), laundry/mud room; 165 +/- sf. cellar/basement for utility storage
  • Wood flooring throughout home
  • Scenic front porch w/brick flooring (approx. 10'x14'); rear brick patio ideal for entertaining
  • Heating & Cooling:  heat pump (Trane XR new in 2018); fireplace in family room
  • Well & septic; electric water heater
  • Detached 1 bay garage/shop building (approx. 20'x28'); ice house (in need of attention)
  • Other Features:  gravel driveway; metal roof; outdoor frost free spigot; the electrical service and wiring have been updated; large front yard; mature shade trees; fenced front yard & perimeter fencing in place; creek runs through property
  • Electricity:  Rappahannock Electric Coop; Internet:  Comcast available
  • Plans & notes for a proposed residence on this property can be found in the Documents section above.
  • Located only 2 miles from Rt. 29, 4 miles from downtown Madison, 10 miles from Orange, 21 miles from Culpeper and a short drive to Charlottesville, Harrisonburg & Fredericksburg!!
  • Tax Map:  57-2; Deed Book:  27-19; Zoning:  A; Yearly real estate taxes:  $1,635.40 (2023); Home was built in 1943 and has wood sided exterior; $10,000 deposit (certified check ONLY) is due immediately after confirmation of final bid and the balance due at closing within 30-45 days; WE GUARANTEE A FREE & CLEAR DEED
  • Only $200,000 Starting Bid!!

Need Financing for this property??  Please contact Tony Wilson for financing information (540-748-1359)

FOR REALTORS:  If you are currently working with a Realtor and want them to represent you, please have them CLICK HERE  and complete their broker participation form.  In order for the Realtor to be compensated, broker forms must be completed and submitted no later than 5 pm on the day before the auction (5/22/24), and all terms adhered to. NOTE:  Please contact auction coordinator, Tony Wilson (540-748-1359), to discuss a higher commission rate with a pre-approved starting bid!!

TERMS:  $10,000 deposit is due immediately after confirmation of final bid and the balance due at closing within 30-45 days or as soon thereafter as seller's closing documents are available (unless prior written arrangements have been made by contacting Tony Wilson @ 540-748-1359). There is a possibility of a lesser deposit if proof of pre approved financing is presented prior to auction.   Deposits must be in the form of a cashier's check or certified check (from a US bank) made payable to yourself.   The deposit is non-refundable.  A 10% buyer's premium will be added to the final bid, and will become a part of the purchase price. Property sold in as-is condition, and is not contingent upon buyer's financing, condition of property, appraisal, inspection, etc.  Pre-approved (no later than 5 pm on 5/22/24) broker participation is compensated (NO EXCEPTIONS).  Buyer shall close using Lakeside Title & Escrow (540-412-1057).  Auctioneer's Note: All information and dimensions were derived from sources believed to be correct, but are not guaranteed. Buyers shall rely on their own information, judgment, and inspection of the property. All auction day announcements take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made.  Please note that the following statements are simply the highlights of the terms & conditions.  Please refer to the "Property Information Packet" for complete and detailed terms & conditions that will govern the auction event.

We are happy to offer online/simulcast bidding for bidders who cannot physically attend the live auction event. Please understand and agree that online bidding will only be allowed if the buyer is physically NOT on site at the live auction. Online bidding will NOT be allowed if you are physically in attendance at the live auction event. 

In addition to the above terms and conditions, Please read below if you are participating and registered for LIVE ONLINE SIMULCAST BIDDNG

  • Contact the auction coordinator (his or her name and contact number is on the NichollsAuction.com site under the auction you are bidding on) immediately if you need additional information.
  • Bidder Verification: The identity of all bidders will be and must be verified (via phone, email or text).  Bidding rights are provisional, and if complete verification is not possible, Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated.
  • At the close of the auction, and seller confirmation, the successful bidder will be emailed or given the contract package to execute and return to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc.  Upon being declared the high and successful buyer, the credit card that you registered with will be charged $500 toward your deposit. The successful bidder’s remaining earnest money deposit ($9,500) must be in the form of cashier’s or certified check (United States Bank) or wire transfer to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc. and is due immediately. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing. Purchaser shall be responsible for all wire transfer fees.
  • Contract Packages will be sent by e-mail or hand delivered to the high bidder, who must execute and hand deliver, email, fax or overnight mail back to Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., within 24 hours of receipt. If the successful bidder does not execute and return their contract with earnest money deposit within 24 hours of receipt they will be considered in default and subject to legal action. This is a legal binding contract.
  • In the event a winning bidder fails to submit the signed ’Contract for Sale of Real Property’ and deposit earnest money as provided in the pre-stipulated Auction Terms, the winning bidder will be charged an administrative fee of $10,000 on the credit card provided at auction registration. Additional default remedies are reserved by Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., and the Seller as provided in the Auction Terms & Conditions and the ‘Contract of Purchase’. All administrative fees are non refundable.
  • Any reliance on the contents shall be solely at the recipient’s risk. Bidders must conduct and rely solely upon their own investigations and inspections. The property is being sold ’AS IS’ with any and all faults. Please review all information supplied, and seek appropriate assistance prior to bidding.
  • Technical Issues: Neither the company providing the software nor the auction company shall be held responsible for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason.  In the unfortunate event of a DDOS attack or server attack/shut down, the auction company reserves the right, but is not required, to extend bidding time.  To minimize the chance of being affected by internet or software issues, please use the “Max Bid” feature.