Estate of Susan Ahysen
Prairie Style Home- Antiques
Saturday August 22, 2020
Sells on premises beginning 10:00 a.m.
Open House Wednesday August 12- 5-6:00 p.m.
and Saturday August 15- 11a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Home sells at 10:00 a.m. and furnishings immediately thereafter
This stately Prairie Style home built circa 1906 by the Hopkins family retains much of the original charm. Main floor has grand entry to curved staircase. Parlor and living room on either corner, formal dining room to rear with large chandelier; kitchen and large pantry also in rear. Upstairs are 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths- ceramic tile. Full finished attic for recreation room or storage. Rear of home has 36×18 heated sunroom. Full usable basement. Heated by gas hot water, 200 amp electric. Much unpainted quarter sawn oak wood work throughout. Large rooms, high ceilings- space to expand. Outside there is a 14×14 carriage awning; 2 car brick garage. Solid brick construction with slate roof on house. 4248 sq ft living area total per auditor’s records. Huge side yard .82 acres total fronting 165 feet on Washington C.H. and 175 feet deep along paved alley. Located adjacent to Fayette County Museum and the stately Kirkpatrick funeral home. A rare opportunity to purchase one the city’s finer architectural specimens. Do attend this sale.
Terms on real estate: $5000 down day of sale, balance on or before September 22, 2020 with passing of fiduciary deed. Appraised at $190,000 and cannot sell for less than 80% of appraised value or $152,000 with confirmation of administrator day of sale. Beneficiaries are motivated.
Possession on passing of deed. Taxes are $2461.18 per year. Zoned RO Residential Office.
Immediately following real estate:
Poplar Corner cupboard; Mahogany? Dining table 12’2 x 54” with 12 chairs; Rare Steinway square piano; Curved glass mahogany china cupboard; Mahogany slant top secretary; Pine 2 door chest; Pine step chest; very old oak kitchen cabinet; Poplar wardrobe; 88”x56”x19”Burled Walnut wardrobe; Oak Wardrobe; Pine 8 drawer chest 2 Cherry drop leaf tables; several oval and rectangle occasional tables; Mahogany sideboard; Cherry sideboard; Marble top 3 drawer chest; 2 jelly cupboards; Cuckoo Clock; Seth Thomas wall clock; Walnut wall clock- no name; Walnut high back bed; child’s beds; several wing back chairs; Art Deco patio set; wrought iron patio and garden sets; Busts; garden statues; camel back trunk; Oak file cabinet; flat map file cabinets; many area rugs various sizes and conditions; Stainless steel refrigerator freezer; Upright freezer; egg incubator; Porcelain lamps, floor and table lamps; tapestries; Japanese Folding divider;
Several Harry Ahysen Signed paintings- various sizes; several other paintings; and many other items of interest.
Note: Harry Ahysen, step father of Susan J. Ahysen, was an Art Professor at Sam Houston State University in Texas and was a two term Official Artist of the State of Texas. The large art collection, china and small items have been removed for later sale probably in September. This is the first of 3 sales.
Terms on personal property: Cash, check, Master Card, Visa, and Discover. 3% convenience fee for credit card use. No sales tax at this sale
Estate of Susan J. Ahysen
Kim Bick, Adm.
William T. Junk, Attorney
Fay Co Probate Court case# 20200049