List price to be opening bid. Online auction to be conducted on Auctioneers website. Online registration and bidding begins Saturday, December 9th, and ends Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 12:00PM. Owner is looking to retire after 40 years of building a successful business, known as Mill Creek Farms. This is a great opportunity to purchase the business and real estate as an entirety, located at 13685 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679; Ocean Gateway is a/k/a US Route 50. Mr. Richard Roberts has created the go to specialty store specializing in seasonal fruits and vegetables, Smith Island Cakes, Amish Foods, double yolk eggs, hanging flower baskets, snack foods & other specialty items. His business caters to local buyers and travelers driving to and from the Eastern Shore of MD on US Route 50. There is easy access to the property from both the east and west directions on US Route 50; Located just east of Route 404.
Real Estate: Includes the real property located at 13685 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679. According to SDAT the property is 1.653 acres. According to Bright MLS the property is zoned C - Commercial. Mill Creek Farms: includes the business assets, name & phone number. The owner operates the business from mid April to Mid November; and is closed the other months. Per the seller: The owner will share his current vendors and expertise for a 30 day period following the auction sale. Smith Island Cakes are the best selling product with sales over $100,000 a year. Location: According to Bing Maps, Mill Creek Farms is 1.1 miles east of Route 404. According to the Talbot County, Maryland (talbotcountymd.gov): "Talbot County is located in the heart of Maryland's Eastern Shore. Founded around 1661. Today, the county is home to the charming towns of Easton, Oxford, Queen Anne, St. Michaels and Trappe. With more than 600 miles of shoreline, Talbot County is a terrific place to live, work and play." Note: 1. Grumpy's and the Trailer they use is not included in the Auction. 2. Store inventory is not included in the auction. 3. Inventory will be available for sale to the new owner. 4. Boat is not included in the auction 5. Pictures of Mill Creek Farms were taken on October 20, 2023.
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