Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of Botetourt County, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at public auction the following described real estate in the Fincastle Community Center, located at 17 West Main Street, Fincastle, Virginia 24090, on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 1:00pm, or as soon thereafter as may be effected.  The sale of such property is subject to the terms and conditions below and any such terms and conditions which may be announced on the day of the auction.  Announcements made on the day of the auction take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.


  Owner Name TACS No. Tax Map No. Parcel No. Property Description
1. Alan W. Barger 146371 38-25A 18877 233 Lapsley Run Road, Eagle Rock, ±2 acres
2. J.E. Circle 216311 4A-3 20029 Vacant, off of Fieldale Road, Eagle Rock, ±7.5 acres
3. Susan H. Dunbar 146392 4A-48 20049 Vacant, Wood Town Road, Eagle Rock, ±0.32 acre
4. Virginia Lebon 496426 65A(5)77 22823 207 Boyd Street, Buchanan, ±0.2 acre
5. Robert Morris 216312 4A-114 19997 Vacant, Mt. Beulah Road, Eagle Rock, ±3.5 acres
6. Robert M. Saunders, Jr., Trustee 496431 103G(3)41 29728 136 Gillie Lane, Blue Ridge, ±1.05 acres
7. Kimberly L. Terry 451516 51-59B 20589 862 Lake Catherine Drive, Buchanan, ±3.02 acres
8. Charles & Beverly Wallace 146430 97-28A 27754 Vacant, Catawba Road, Troutville, ±6 acres
9. Charles & Beverly Wallace 146430 97-40 30743 Vacant, McAfee’s Knob, off of Catawba Road, Troutville.

Lies within Roanoke County, but assessed for taxation by Botetourt County. ±84 acres

10. Lewis Bolden 451508 106-63 10217 Vacant, off of Cufftown Road, Tinker Creek, ±2.782 acres
11. Lewis Bolden 451508 106-64 10216 Vacant, Cufftown Road, Tinker Creek, ±3.25 acres


TERMS OF SALE:  All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court of Botetourt County.  The highest bidder shall deposit twenty-five percent (25%) or One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), whichever is more, at the time of the auction.  Bids which are less than $1,000.00 shall be paid in full at the time of the auction.  Deposits shall not exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00).  Such sum shall be held by the Special Commissioner of Sale and credited towards the purchase price following confirmation of the sale.  All deposits must be made in the form of personal check, traveler’s check, cashier’s check or money order.  No cash will be accepted.  The balance of the purchase price shall be deposited by the highest bidder with the Special Commissioner of Sale within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of the sale by the Court.  The Special Commissioner of Sale has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to estimated value of the Property.


Properties are conveyed by Special Warranty Deed and sold in gross and not by the acre and further subject to any easements, covenants, agreements, restrictions, reservations, and any and all rights of record which may affect the property. There will be a ten percent (10%) buyer’s premium (or $100.00 flat fee, whichever is more) added to the winning bid to determine final contract price. Recording costs for deed recordation will be the responsibility of the successful bidder.


Properties are offered for sale as-is, with all faults and without any warranty, either expressed or implied.  Persons are encouraged to make a visual inspection of the property within the limits of the law and to obtain an independent title search prior to bidding on any of the properties.  Bidders are strongly encouraged to make their own inspection to determine the suitableness of the property and it is assumed that all bidders will perform due diligence prior to the day of the auction.  Any costs incurred by the bidder to inspect the property are at the expense of the bidder and are non-refundable.


Please be advised that in order to qualify as a bidder at this auction, you may not owe delinquent taxes to Botetourt County.  Questions concerning the properties subject to sale or the tax sale process should be directed to TACS at or (804) 612-9041.


Jeffrey A. Scharf, Esq.

Special Commissioner

Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC

P.O. Box 31800

Henrico, VA  23294-1800