Pursuant to Virginia Code §58.1-3975, the following real property will be auctioned for sale to the highest bidder at a public auction to be held at the Circuit Court Room of the Rockbridge County Courthouse, located at 20 South Randolph Street, 3rd Floor, Lexington, Virginia 24450, on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 11:00am, 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.

For additional information, please see the Information Packet.

Property Owner Account No. TACS No. Description
1. Mrs. H. M. Farnsworth 13711 55189 108A600101440360
Natural Bridge District
Lot 36, Block 144
2. F. A. & F. H. Lukin 13578 164476 108A600101250150
Natural Bridge District
Lot 15, Block 125
3. F. A. & F. H. Lukin 14012 164476 108A700101020370
Natural Bridge District
Lot 37, Block 102
4. Meshack & Harvey Thompson 14273 164500 108A800101130070
Natural Bridge District
Lot 7, Block 113
5. Lenetta Strowbridge
14259 222749 108A800101100390
Natural Bridge District
Lot 39, Block 110
6. Sterling & Edith Stores 14086 164489 108A700101070010
Natural Bridge District
Lot 1, Block 107
7. Joe Stores 14298 327538 108A800109800320
Natural Bridge District
Lot 32, Block 98

TERMS OF SALE:  The highest bidder shall deposit payment in full at the time of the auction.  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 Treasurer has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to estimated value of the Property.  Properties are conveyed by Treasurer’s Deed, subject to any judgments, easements, covenants, agreements, restrictions, reservations, deeds of trust, and any and all rights of record which may affect the property.  There will be a one-hundred dollar ($100) flat fee added to the final bid to determine final contract price.  Recording costs for deed recordation will be the responsibility of the successful bidder and will be collected the day of the auction.

Properties are offered for sale as-is, where is, with all faults and without any warranty, either expressed or implied, and is subject to any liens which may exist upon the property at the time of conveyance.  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 Rockbridge County, Virginia.  Questions concerning the property subject to sale or the tax sale process should be directed to TACS online at, by email to, or by phone to (804) 893-5176.

John A. Rife, Esq.
Jeffrey A. Scharf, Esq.
Andrew M. Neville, Esq.
Special Commissioners
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia  23294-1800