Historic 5 Bedroom Home with Full Basement

5324 Fairfield Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46807 United States

Saturday, February 27th, 2016 @ 9:00 am

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Historic 5 bedroom home on full basement w/ detached garage & outbuilding on a 1 acre city lot.


This home features 2,900+/- sf of living space, tons of original woodworking, full floored attic and endless opportunities to modernize this beautiful diamond in the rough. Beautiful craftsmanship throughout home, great project home!

Real Estate sells @ NOON

Property Features

  • Main Floor: Foyer

    • hardwood flooring
    • hanging light
    • large front door w/ tons of character

  • Main Floor: Living Room

    • 17’ x 17’
    • carpet
    • large bay window
    • oak built-in shelves

  • Main Floor: Formal Dining Room

    • 16.5’ x 17’
    • carpet
    • large windows
    • ceiling lights
    • exposed oak ceiling beams

  • Main Floor: Large Eat-In Kitchen

    • 17.5’ x 18’
    • carpet
    • built-in cabinets & shelves
    • ceiling lights
    • brick fireplace (gas)
    • large walk-in pantry / storage area
    • Maytag built-in oven
    • Large Suburban electric cooktop w/ vent hood

  • Main Floor: Den/Study

    • 10.5’ x 12.5’
    • carpet
    • large bay window
    • closet
    • large oak pocket sliding door (beautiful)

  • Main Floor: Half Bathroom

    • 7’ x 10’
    • carpet
    • wall mount sink
    • hanging lights
    • vanity w/ lighted medicine cabinet
    • separate toilet room

  • Second Floor: Bedroom #1

    • 12’ x 12’
    • hardwood floors
    • ceiling light
    • closet

  • Second Floor: Bedroom #2

    • 9’ x 15’
    • hardwood floors
    • ceiling light
    • closet

  • Second Floor: Study (or bedroom)

    • 9’ x 11’
    • laminate floors
    • ceiling light
    • access to 2nd floor enclosed porch

  • Second Floor: Full Bathroom

    • 8’ x 9’
    • laminate floors
    • tub/shower combo
    • vanity w/ large mirror
    • oak linen chest in hallway

  • Second Floor: Bedroom #3

    • 12’ x 13’
    • hardwood floors
    • ceiling light
    • closet

  • Second Floor: Bedroom #4

    • 8’ x 8’
    • hardwood floors
    • ceiling light

  • Second Floor: Bedroom #5

    • 11’ x 12.5’
    • hardwood floors
    • ceiling light
    • closet

  • Third Floor: Floored Attic

    • 1,368 sf total
    • ceiling lights
    • good amount of windows
    • plenty of room for storage (or) entertainment room

  • Full Unfinished Basement

    • 1,550 sf total

  • Additional Areas

    • (2) storage areas – some built-in shelves & ceiling lights
    • (2) utility areas – washer/dryer hookup (G), stand shower, built-in shelves, ceiling lights,
    electrical boxes
    • (2) workshop areas – some built-in shelves, ceiling lights, cellar door to side yard

  • Detached 2 Car Garage

    • 20’ x 20’
    • concrete floors
    • ceiling lights
    • above storage area
    • Overhead Door electric opener
    • wood siding, asphalt shingles & gutters
    • aluminum garage door

  • Additional Property Features

    TAXES: $2,874.29 w/out exemptions (2014 payable 2015)
    2,928 sf of finished living space – (1,368 sf attic | 1,550 sf basement)
    Built in 1925
    • Zoned residential
    • Lot Size: 120’ x 338’ (1 acre city lot) – mature lot
    • Woodhurst Addition | Fairfield Ave.
    • City Water | City Sewer
    • wooden chicken coop outbuilding
    • Hobart 600 gas furnace
    • central air unit
    • large water heater (electric – 50+ gal.)
    • red brick exterior w/ wood accents
    • covered front porch w/ sitting area (screens)
    • driveway pergola
    • large amount of original wood working throughout home
    • concrete driveway & walks
    • Wayne Twp. | FWCS district

Personal Property

  • 1968 MG MGB GT Sports Coupe | 1976 Scout Traveler

    345 V8 Engine, 4-wheel drive, automatic transmission, vin: F0102FGD35046.

  • ANTIQUE & MODERN FURNITURE

    antique oak pedestal table w/ (4) chairs; antique sliding door bookcase cabinet; antique tea cart table; antique slant front secretary; 6-drawer chest; square coffee table; wing back chair; wicker chair; 2-cushion sofa; entry table; spring bottom arm chair; drop leaf cherry table; antique wood rocker; gentlemen’s chest; antique chest; 9-drawer dresser; vanity dresser with attached oval mirror; 4-drawer chest; slant front secretary; wood chest of drawers; 2-tier end table; 3-drawer side table; child’s wood chairs; wood bookshelves.

  • LARGE ROCK & FOSSIL COLLECTION, ADVERTISING, ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES:

    International Harvester (IH) advertising collectibles; costume & vintage jewelry; LARGE rock & fossil collection; quartz stone; Revere Eight vintage camera; lead crystal rock; vintage camera equipment (Eastman Kodak Rainbow Hawk-eye model C, Kodaslide projector, Revere projector, Montgomery Ward camera case, Leitz video camera, lots of photography books); children’s vintage board games & toys; cut-glass & pressed glass bowls, pitchers & trays; antique child’s doll bed; Baltimore & Ohio Railroad blue & white collectible plates; RCA Victor records; large quantity of vintage linens and crochet pieces; piano music (1890’s, 1930’s-60’s, beginning & classical); choir music; vintage dome-top lunch pail; several steamer trunks & antique chests; vintage Gulliver County Lone Star Eaglet series train set village; Singer treadle sewing machine w/ Kenmore sewing machine; lots of vintage sewing buttons; Stirling Moss table top racing set; large collection of old books; Aurora Model Motoring track & accessories; The Planters salted peanuts pennant advertising tin; Empire salesman sample stove; vintage Schwinn bicycle; several hat boxes & vintage hats; child’s wicker painted rocker; children’s wood chairs; crocks & jugs; ladies costume and vintage jewelry; antique croquet set; old floor scale; (2) vintage washboards; Olde Frothingslosh; several vintage enamelware pans & bowls; knob & tube vintage radio; toy models; model planes; antique & vintage composition & cloth baby dolls; wine barrels; Three Rivers beverage beer tapper; Smith Corona electric typewriters; Bakelite molding material barrel; several advertising tins & collectibles; miniature tea set; Chinese porcelain tea set; teacups & saucers; silver-plate items (jewelry boxes, trays, flatware); old children’s books; handpainted mice plate; vintage Handlite Co., Sturgeon’s Bay, Wis. aluminum railroad signal lanterns; vintage kitchen scales; bisque porcelain Christmas figurines; fire pumper car cast iron toy; advertising tins & collectibles.

  • METALLURY HAND TOOLS, POWER & HAND TOOLS & LAWN & OUTDOOR:

    Cadet 76 riding mower; IH Cadet tiller model 526; Craftsman Remerge radial saw model no. 11329350; Sears Craftsman drill press w/ detachable 3/8” chuck; Rockwell model 15 drill press; Rockwell model 14 band saw w/ lots of blades; Sears Craftsman 2 hp. air compressor/ paint sprayer w/ hoses & extension cords; Rockwell contractors saw model 9 w/ saw jointer combination; Sears Craftsman weed wacker; Craftsman propane torch kit; Poulan XX gas 2-cycle chain saw; Craftsman shipmate; Craftsman jigs for universal table saws; Duracraft heavy duty bench vise (like new); Auto Specialties Mfg. Co. St. Joe, Michigan No. 21 car jack; Wagner power scrapper; Lots of metallurgy/foraging hand tools & supplies (anvils, tile clippers, scrap copper); Craftsman wire screen; True Value bench vise; pipe clamps; metal utility cabinet; lots of hand tools (hammers, screwdrivers, vise grips, etc.); lots of garage workshop chemicals & supplies; magnifiers; tool belts; misc. hardware; protective shields; Panasonic battery chargers; lots of DIY hardware supplies (nuts & bolts, screws, nails, etc.); lots of tool storage; large butane torch; scrap wood; floor jacks; garden sprayer; homemade tool benches; metal tool box; leather pieces; painting supplies; ball peen hammers; 3/8” chuck drill; hot air gun; gas cans; bicycle gear; wood stools; 2-sided axes; automobile parts; contractor supplies; electric supplies; home remodeling supplies (ceiling tiles, brass fixtures, laminate flooring); vintage boy scout tent; garden hoses; 12’ wood ladder; galvanized pipe; (4) metal adjustable shelving (NIB); shop lights (NIB); 1/2 hp electric motor; metal cabinet; camping supplies; misc. yard tools.

  • APPLIANCES

    Maytag washer; JcPenny gas dryer; Vintage Frigidaire Super refrigerator; vintage Westinghouse roaster oven w/ cabinet.

  • HOUSEHOLD & MISC.

    Wilton Armetale bowls; (NIB); Faberware broiler & rotisserie; magnifier desk lamp; Presto Deluxe aluminum cooker/canner (NIB); GE automatic blanket; Sunbeam blender; vaporizer; Sears cassette recorder; greeting and holiday cards (NIB); metal shelving; pots & pans; small kitchen appliances; dishes; Tupperware; Pyrex; lots of luggage bags; Toastmaster waffle makers (NIB); Black & Decker countertop convection oven; Moist Air humidifier; large amounts of sewing supplies (threads, buttons, fabric, accessories); misc.; Kenmore box fan; lots of hats (gardening, safari); books (gardening, photography, how-to, self-improvement); rubber boots; Carrom game board; several folding tables; metal bread box; table lamps; misc. kitchen accessories and glassware.

  • ADDITIONAL ITEMS

    (21) Piece Fiesta Ware Dishes
    (3) Yellow Ware Pottery Nesting Stoneware Bowls
    (3) Glazed Pottery Serving Stoneware Bowls
    Ransbottom 2 Gallon Stoneware Crock Cobalt Crown
    5 Gallon Red Wing Pottery Stoneware Crock
    10 Gallon Red Wing Pottery Stoneware Crock
    (9) Vintage Advertising Tins- Coffee, Snacks, Tape
    Lot of Vintage Metal & Plastic Cookie Cutters
    RARE Jr. Ace Bell Ringer Basketball Toy in Box
    (9) Walt Disney & Castle Movie Projecter Reels
    (13) Peter Rabbit Wee Children’s Books
    The Singer 20 Salesman Sample Sewing Machine Toy
    Empire Salesman Sample Toy Stove & Kitchen Ware
    1900’s German Tin Litho Penny Toys Dollhouse Acc.
    Dinky, Tootsie Children’s Vintage Cars & Toys
    1960’s Rare Ken-L-Ration Little Friskies Dog Lamp
    J.C. Hein & Co. Tin Radio Explorer’s Club Globe
    1930’s Elastolin, Germany Figurines (15) Pcs.
    Vintage Baby Doll Grooming Set
    Vintage Ideal Wind-up Train Set
    (2) Gilbert Erector Automatic Radar Scope Sets
    Aurora Stirling Moss Table Top Ho Scale Race Set
    Medieval Castle Series 2000 Marx Tin Litho Toy
    Vintage IDEAL Turbo-Launching Car W/ Box
    N Scale Lone Star Gulliver County Buildings
    RARE 1950’S GMP Andygard Plastic Fire Engine Toy
    1900’s Corona Model No. 3 Folding Typewriter
    Vintage RCA Victor Tube Radio
    GE Telechron Electric Clock
    Italy Hand Painted Pottery Double Light Table Lamp
    Czech Hand Painted Floral Design Vase
    Pair of Matching USONA , Goodwin Rose Bowl Vases
    Made in Vietnam Blue & White Floral Bud Vase
    Pair of Cast School Children Figurines
    (3) Wall Pockets
    Estate Vintage & Costume Jewelry
    Estate Vintage, Costume & Designer Signed Jewelry
    Large Lot of Estate Vintage & Costume Jewelry
    Large Lot of Estate Vintage & Costume Jewelry
    Estate Vintage, Costume & Crafters Jewelry
    (9) Men’s Brand Name Pocket Watches
    Estate Vintage & Costume Jewelry
    Vintage Desinger Singed & Costume Jewelry
    14K Gold Waltham 15 Jewel Pocket Watch
    14K Yellow Gold Ladies Chain Link Bracelet
    14K Gold Ladies Hamilton Watch
    10K Gold Filled Elgin Deluxe Watch
    18K, 14K & 10K Gold Rings, (1) 10K Locket
    Sterling & Mexico Sterling Jewelry
    Unmarked Silver Jewelry
    Men’s Assorted Jewelry & Accessories
    (2) Vintage Wire Rim Pairs of Glasses
    Vintage Hat Pins & Porcelain Holder
    (4) Vintage Porcelain Umbrella Party Pick Holders
    Vintage Porcelain Vanity Set
    Large Lot of Ladies Vanity Items
    Whiting & Davis, Beaded & Mesh Vintage Handbags
    (2) Whiting & Davis, (4) Vintage Ladies Handbags
    Large Lot of Assorted Vintage & Newer Buttons
    (3) Vintage Victorian Paper Valentine Decorations
    Clapsaddle Halloween Postcard & (55) Holiday
    Postcard Album w/ (200+) Vintage Postcards
    Lot of (60+) Vintage Postcards
    Large Lot of Vintage Valentine’s & Holiday Cards
    Portrait Tin Types & Cabinet Cards
    (4) Early1900’s Military B&W Real Photo Postcards
    Political & Hunting License Pin Backs, Buttons
    Vintage Wisconsin School Award Pins & Buttons
    1954 IH Zippo Lighter
    IH Men’s Wrist Watch
    Large Lot of Advertising Items
    Vintage Sunnybrook Union Reel & Fishing Lures
    United Friendly Woolens Salesman Sample Box
    Genuine Mink Fur Stole Collar
    Sterling Weighted Cups & Candlesticks
    Ornate Antique Silver Umbrella Handle
    Thompson’s Dairy Galvanized Porch Milk Cooler
    Large Lot of Assorted Fossils, Rocks & Stones
    History of the Origin of the Town of Clinton Book
    Shure Unidyne Dynamic Microphone Model 556S
    (4) 1930’s Hiking / Camping Canvas Bags
    (7) IH Annual Reports 1949-1959 Ephemera
    (7) IH Annual Reports 1960, 1965-1969 Ephemera
    (8) IH Annual Reports 1975-1982 Ephemera
    (8) IH Annual Reports 1983, 1985-1991 Ephemera
    May 1949 IH Fort Wayne Telephone Directory
    (10) IH Telephone Directories 1955-1975.
    IH MT-110 Motor Truck Parts Complete Catalog
    IH Trucks: Body Builder Book 1980
    IH Light Duty Models Sales Data Book
    Rand McNally Limited Edition IH Vacation Camping Atlas
    International Harvester (IH) Ephemera & Memorabilia
    IH Roadside Emergency Distress Kit
    “Library of Health” by E.J. Stanley 1916
    (14) 1900s Diaries, Memorandums, Notebooks, etc.
    Advertising Booklets/Brochures/Souvenior Photos
    (13) Vintage Children’s Books
    (6) 1900s Hardcover Novels / Books
    (17) Vintage Children’s Books
    (2) Oriental Rug Coffee Table Books
    (10) Metal Working / Metal Crafting Hand Tools
    (2) Specialty Metal Working Metal Crafting Hammers
    (7) Specialty Metal Working Metal Crafting Hand Tools
    Specialty Metal Working Metal Crafting Hand Tools
    (3) Specialty Metal Working Metal Crafting Hand Tools
    Specialty Metal Working Metal Crafting Hand Tools
    Specialty Metal Working Metal Crafting Hand Tools
    Persian Tabriz Hand Woven 10′ 1″ x 8′ Rug
    Persian Heriz 8′ x 10′ 10″ Rug Circa 1940’s
    Persian Kashan 7′ 3″ x 10′ 3″ Circa 1950’s
    Caucasian 4′ 7″ x 8′ 6″ Rug Circa 1930’s
    Indo Persian 4′ x 6′ Area Rug
    Pakistan Bokhara 4′ x 6′ 4″ Rug
    Pakistan Bokhara Rug 4′ 2″ x 6′
    Persian Rug 3′ 6″ x 5′ 3″
    Persian 3′ 4″ x 4′ 10″ Circa 1950’s
    Persian Hamadan 2′ 5″ x 4′ Circa 1950
    Persian Tribal 100% Wool Pile Rug 3′ 7″ x 5′
    Indo Persian 3′ 3″ x 5′ Rug
    Pakistan Bokhara 4′ x 5’6″ Rug
    Persian Hamadan 2’6″ x 6’3″ Rug Circo 1930’s
    Indo Persian 3′ 3″ x 5′ Rug Circo 1960’s
    Persian Hamadan 4′ 9″ x 6′ 8″ Rug
    Afghan Rug 4′ 2″ x 6′ 4″
    Persian Isfahan 3′ 4″ x 5′
    Persian Hamadan 2′ 7″ x 3′ 5″
    Egypt The Great Sphinx & PyramidsTapestry
    French Scene Eiffel Tower Tapestry
    Ram Watercolor Artist Signed
    Antique Cabinet
    CJ Herman Trunk
    Small Top Hams Leather Covered Trunk
    Dome Top Steamer Trunk
    Large Green Flat Top Steamer Trunk
    (2) Antique Copper Lightening Rod Weather Vanes
    1900’s Vintage Bicycle
    Conant Ball Mid Century Modern Gateleg Table