Mt. Hope Real Estate and Amish Art Auction

Bed and Breakfast - Amish Art - Great Opportunity!

Online Bidding for Amish Art


Mt. Hope Real Estate and Amish Art Auction

8158 SR 241 Mt. Hope, Oh 44660


Tuesday Evening - November 13, 2018 - Art Items 5:00 PM - Real Estate 6:00 PM


Open House at the property: Thursday October 25 from 5:00 -7:00 PM


*Auction will be held at “The Gardens at Homestead” just west of the property, 8233 SR 241 Mt. Hope, Ohio 44660 watch for Auction Today signs.


Patricia (Lucy) Emerson is retiring and moving out of the area. To facilitate that move she has decided to sell her Bed and Breakfast home and her Amish Art collection at Public Auction.


Real Estate: 1.56 Ac and home will be offered at 6:00 PM at the Gardens at Homestead. Per Holmes County auditor, the homebuilt in 1995 is currently set up as primary living on the main floor with 2 bed and breakfast locations located in the upper and lower levels of the home. There is an outside private entrance to all locations.  This property would lend itself to its current use or could be used as 3 Air B&B locations, as well as any other commercial uses. The location is prime, and the opportunities are endless for this location.


Mercer Suite: The main living space is 1000 sq. ft. and features an open floor plan with the kitchen, dining room and living room. The dining area has hardwood floors, the kitchen and bath have linoleum and the living room and bedrooms are carpet. The main area has a full bath with laundry, 2 bedrooms and a large closet area. All the cabinets on all levels are Miller cabinets from across the road. There is a main entrance with front deck as well as a wooden stair way to both the main and upper level attached to the rear of the house.


Bianca Suite: The upper level is one large room with kitchen, living and bedroom. It features a Jacuzzi tub as well as an extra window A/C to go along with the central A/C. The kitchen has linoleum floors and the rest of the area is carpet. A full bath and closet storage finish the upper level.


Ciocolatina Suite: The lower level features a private entrance leading to an open Dining, kitchen, living and bedroom area. There is a full bath as well as a Jacuzzi tub. The kitchen has linoleum floors with the balance of the areas being carpet.  


The storage room and utility room finish out the lower level. There are four water heaters, water softener, natural gas furnace with central A/C with three zones. There is 200-amp electric service with a Guardian 1200-Watt Natural gas automatic generator. The water well is on the adjacent property and will have an easement for the well and service. There is also a water tap available at the street for public water. The septic tanks and leach field are behind the home.


The home is extensively landscaped with trees and gardens. There are two storage barns on the property and adequate parking to the rear of the home to accommodate the current use. The balance of the property beyond the home yard area is currently pasture.


Taxes /Legal: Holmes County parcel 34-00521-001, Salt Creek Township, East Holmes Local Schools. Taxes are 891.91 per half year with the Homestead exemption added back.


Terms: A 10 % non-refundable down payment is due at the auction with the balance due at closing within 45 days. Possession of the property will be +/- 30 days after closing. There will be a 10% Buyer’s Premium added to the final bid to arrive at the contract price.



Art Collection: The extensive “Amish Art “collection will be offered both live and online. Bidding on line will begin several days before Auction day on line and all sales will finish during the live auction. Artists include: Heinz Gougel, Dick Brown, Bill Coleman, Ben King, Sarah Weaver, Joan Hutson, Wayne Troyer, Constantine Kermes, James McBride and many others. Original paintings, numbered prints and photographs as well as other interesting art work will be offered.

There are also two Heinz Gougel hand painted child’s roll top desks with matching chairs.

 A sofa bed, refrigerator and a washer and dryer will also be sold.


Chattel Terms: Cash, good check or credit card accepted night of sale. A 5% fee will be added to credit card and online buyers.




Joseph Mast - Andy White

Jon Mast, Auciton Manager 330-763-3883

Drew Turner - Peter Gehres