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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
“COWAN CREEK CABIN RENTALS & FISH CAMP”
Centre, Cherokee County Alabama.
Saturday, November 4, 2023
CONDITIONS OF SALE: Dempsey Auction Company (Auctioneer/Broker) has entered into a contract with P M HARDY, LLC, TO OFFER AT PUBLIC AUCTION, Cowan Creek Resort Cabin Rentals, Fish Camp & R V Park, (formerly known as Pruett’s Fish Camp), being 2.52 +/- acres in two (2) tracts consisting of Commercial Buildings, Cabins, Garage/Workshop and storage Buildings, located on County Roads 22 and County Road 40 in the Cowan Creek area of Weiss Lake, Centre, Cherokee County, Alabama.
Selling Property furnished with personal property and appliances located inside the buildings and on the grounds.
All property, real and personal, is selling “AS IS, WHERE IS” and being conveyed by Seller as provided for below. It is offered for sale and sold “AS IS and WITH ALL FAULTS, IF ANY” without representation or warranty of any kind as to their condition. No warranties, either statutory or otherwise, expressed, or implied, including those as to the fitness for a particular use or purpose, habitability, merchantability, or environmental condition including, but not limited to any hazardous substances, hazardous waste, petroleum or petroleum by-products, concerning the property are given by the Auctioneer or Seller. Neither the Auction Company nor the Auctioneer makes any representation concerning the property whatsoever. All bidders acknowledge and agree by their participation in the Auction that he/she has inspected the Property and is not relying on any warranty or representation of the Seller, Auctioneer, or any agent thereof.
We require all bidders register and obtain a bid number in order to participate in the bidding process.
All decisions of the Auctioneer will be final, including the increments of bidding, disputes among bidders, or any other issues that might arise before, during, or after the auction.
These “Terms and Conditions” supersede all other printed and oral statements. They will be attached to and become a part of the Real Estate Sales Contract, which will prevail over this document and any other agreement between the buyer and seller.
The Sellers have the right, at their discretion; to add or withdraw all or any portion of the property before the auction on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 10:00 am. This Property is Selling Subject to Owner Confirmation, DAC reserves the right to hold all offers open until 5:00 pm Monday, November 6, 2023.
RESERVATIONS & RESTRICTIONS: The real estate will be sold subject to all Restrictions, Public Utilities, Encroachments, Zoning Ordinances, Easements, State of Alabama Regulations, Cherokee County Regulations, Alabama Power Shoreline Management Guidelines and Regulations, any Protective Covenants, Existing Rights of Way, all other matters now of record and by Recorded Survey Plat.
Two RVs (travel trailers) and one Pontoon Boat located on Tract #2 are RESERVED. These items do not belong to the sellers.
Selling all property, Real and Personal “as is” and with all faults, if any.
Selling Cabins and rental Units on both tracts fully furnished. Cabins and rental Units have existing Septic Disposal Systems installed prior to DAC contracting to sell this property. We have no knowledge of the legality or compliance of any septic disposal systems on the property, and the purchaser does hereby release Dempsey Auction Company and their agents/representatives from all matters concerning the Septic Sewerage Disposal System.
PAYMENT: A 10% Buyer’s Premium on Real Estate will be added to the Bid Price on all real estate today to arrive at the final purchase price. The purchaser will be required to sign the Real Estate Sales Contract and pay a non-refundable earnest money deposit equal to 10% of the final purchase price immediately following the Auction. This deposit will be held in a non-interest-bearing escrow account under the control of Dempsey Auction Co. No disbursements will be made from this escrow account until closing or otherwise in accordance with this agreement. In the event the purchaser fails to close and pay his/her balance when due, the deposit may be retained by the Seller and Auctioneer as liquidated damages in addition to any other remedies available to the Seller and Auctioneer.
ONLINE PURCHASER’S PAYMENT: At the close of the auction, successful online bidders will be emailed a sales contract package to execute and return to Dempsey Auction Co. Successful online bidders will deposit 10% of the Contract Price plus a project development fee as earnest money in the form of cashier’s check or bank wire transfer with Dempsey Auction Co within 24 hours of receipt of the contract package. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing as stipulated in the “Terms and Conditions”. Purchaser shall be responsible for all wire transfer fees. Successful online high bidders not executing and returning their contract with earnest money deposit within 24 hours of receipt will be considered in default and subject to an Administrative Fee (as defined below). All Administrative Fees are non-refundable.
DEFAULT: In the event a winning online bidder fails to submit the signed “Sales Contract” and deposit earnest money as provided in the pre-stipulated Terms and Conditions, the winning online bidder will be charged an administrative fee of $2,500 on the credit card provided at auction registration. Additional default remedies are reserved by Dempsey Auction Co and the Sellers as provided in the Terms and Conditions & Sales Contract.
SURVEY: The Property has been surveyed for this auction by Baker Land Surveying, LLC, an Alabama registered Land Surveyor. A survey/development & recording fee of $900.00 Per Tract will be charged and paid upon execution of the sales contract. The accuracy of the survey is the sole liability of the surveyor and the Purchaser, and the Purchaser does hereby release Dempsey Auction Company and Seller from all liability in all matters concerning the survey.
CLOSING: Closing shall take place within 30 days of auction, in accordance with the Real Estate Sales Contract, or on a date mutually agreed upon by the Seller and Purchaser(s) in writing. The closing attorney is Mr. Chad Hopper, 440 W Main Street, Centre, Alabama, 35960. Phone: 256-927-5764. We encourage you to contact Chad or his paralegal, Mary Jane Tidwell at this office as soon as possible to discuss and schedule your closing.
CLOSING COSTS: The Seller will provide a Limited Warranty Deed at closing and pay his share of the pro-rated property tax. Purchaser will be responsible for All other costs including, but not limited to, Attorney’s Closing Fees, Recording and Handling Fees, Deed Transfer Taxes, Title Search, Title Insurance, Loan Origination Fees, etc., will be at the Purchaser’s expense.
If the Seller is unable to convey clear title to the property, the Purchaser(s) Earnest money deposit will be returned.
POSSESSION: Purchaser(s) will be granted possession of real estate at closing, on or before December 5, 2023.
TAXES: The Real Estate property taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. If any additional taxes are assessed resulting from the change of use by the purchaser, they will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
AGENCY: The Auctioneer is acting as Listing and Selling Agent for the Seller only in this transaction and is to be paid a fee pursuant to a separate written agreement between the Seller and the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer is not acting as an agent for the purchaser in this transaction. Any third-party broker is not a sub-agent of the Auctioneer.
METHOD of SALE: Selling both tracts “By the Dollar”. DAC reserves the right to offer the property any way we see fit to obtain the sellers the most money for their property.
BUYER’S NOTE: Dempsey Auction Company and the Sellers reserve the right to amend any terms of conditions of the auction by announcing such amendments prior to or during the auction. All information published, announced or contained herein was derived from sources believed to be correct; however, it is not guaranteed by the Sellers or the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer makes no warranty or guarantee as to the correctness and completeness of any information. Personal on-site inspection of the property is strongly recommended. The failure of any bidder to inspect, or to be fully informed as to the condition of the property, will not constitute grounds for any claim or demand for adjustment or withdrawal of bid, offer, or earnest money after its opening tender. Any and all announcements made from the auction stand take precedence over all other verbal, printed, announced and/or distributed information.
Dempsey Auction Company is the “Agent for the Seller” only in this transaction and our fiduciary duties of loyalty and faithfulness are owed to the Seller.
NOTE: This auction is being recorded by audio & video, in its entirety for legal purposes.
I have received, read, understand, and agree to the information in these “Terms and Conditions” which will become a part of the sales contract and will hereafter be Exhibit “B”.
Centre, Alabama 35960
Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 10:00 am Central — SELLING ON-SITE: 5360 County Road 22, Centre, Alabama
COWAN CREEK CABIN RENTALS, FISH CAMP & RV PARK
WEISS LAKE, CHEROKEE COUNTY ALABAMA
Formerly known as “PRUETT’S FISH CAMP”
This Property offers:
- 2.52+/- AC Located at 5360 County Road 22, Centre, Alabama
- Commercial Building, Cabins, and RV Lots
- Weiss Lake frontage
- Frontage on County Road 22 & County Road 40
- Great Income Producing Property – Excellent Location
Cowan Creek Cabins, Fish Camp, and RV Park, Previously known as Pruett’s Fish Camp is located on Weiss Lake in Northeast Alabama. This facility offers travelers, vacationers, and fishermen a clean comfortable relaxing place to stay.
Relax on your cabin’s front porch while taking in breathtaking views of Weiss Lake and the surrounding mountains.
Accommodations available from an overnight visit to as long as you desire to stay on Weiss Lake.
Come and experience the beauty of Weiss Lake and Cherokee County. Weiss Lake is known as being the “Crappie Capital of the World”. Other activities include jet skiing, water skiing, boating, camping, sailing, swimming, picnicking, canoeing, kayaking, and rock climbing.
Visit local attractions such as Yellow Creek Falls, DeSoto State Park, Little River Canyon, Cherokee Rock City, and much more.
COWAN CREEK CABINS, FISH CAMP & RV PARK AMENITIES:
Cabin 1 has 2 rooms and 1 bath. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, screened-in front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 2 Single, 1 Double
Cabin 2 has 2 rooms and 1 bath. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, screened-in front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 2 Single, 1 Double
Cabin 3 has 2 rooms and 1 bath. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, screened-in front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 2 Double
Cabin 4 has 4 rooms and 2 baths. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 2 Single, 4 Double
Cabin 5 has 4 rooms and 2 baths. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 2 Single, 4 Double
Cabin 7 Single rooms are great for the fisherman on a trip without the family. These rooms are equipped with a microwave, mini fridge, coffee pot, dining set, flat screen T, and fish cleaning building. Beds: 1 Single, 1 Double
Cabin 8 Single rooms are great for the fisherman on a trip without the family. These rooms are equipped with a microwave, mini fridge, coffee pot, flat screen TV, and fish cleaning building. Beds: 1 Single, 1 Double
Lodging 12 Unit has 3 rooms and 2 full baths. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, front porch, and a charcoal grill. Beds: 3 Single, 1 Double
Lodging 14 Unit has 2 rooms and 1 bath. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 2 Double
Lodging 15 Unit has 2 rooms and 1 bath. This cabin has all the modern amenities with a fully furnished kitchen, flat screen TV, front porch, and charcoal grill. Beds: 3 Double
Property also features a boat Ramp, 3 bay storage – workshop bldg., outdoor park grills, and more.