Monday, August 14, 2023 – On Site – Robert A. Griffith Estate Real Estate & Personal Property Public Auction

Robert A. Griffith Estate


Selling to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price!


Furniture, Tools, Generator,

Personal Property, & More!

LOCATION: 45 Froelich Ave, Mountville, PA 17554

Mountville Borough – Lancaster County

Monday, August 14, 2023

Starting At 5:00 PM

Real Estate 6:00 PM

2-1/2 Story Frame Sided Semi-Detached

Three (3) Bedroom One & Half (1.5) Bath House

Detached Sided Oversized Garage &

17′ x 46′ Frame Sided Workshop w/ Roll-Up Doors

Excellent Location To Many Conveniences

Minutes to Routes 462 & 30 

Mountville Borough – Lancaster County

 Hempfield School District 

“Highly Motivated Seller – To Settle Estate”



Real Estate Details:

Front Porch (16′ x 6′) Wooden Floor 

Front Side Porch (14′ x 5′) Wooden Floor 

Screened In Side Porch (17’5″ x 8’7″) – Ceiling Fan, Wooden Floor 

Flagstone Patio (17’2″ x 10’4″) 

First Floor:

  • Kitchen (17’5″ x 11’6″) – Nineteen (19) Handle Painted Built-In Cabinets, Garbage Disposal, Tile Backsplash, Kenmore Dishwasher, GE Electric Stove & Oven, Ceiling Fan, Wainscoting w/ Chair Rail, Wallpaper, Drop Ceiling, Vinyl Floor 
  • Laundry (16′ 10″ x 7’4″) – Washer & Dryer Hookup, Built-In Cabinets, Fiberglas Laundry Tub, Paneled Walls, Drop Ceiling, Vinyl Floor, Closet (2′ x 2′) 
  • Powder Room (4′ x 4′) – Vanity, Toilet, Paneled, Laminate Wood Floor 
  • Dining Room (17′ x 14′) – Double Door Lighted Closet (5’6″ x 2′), Wallpaper, Cove Molding, Hardwood Floor 
  • Living Room (14′ x 15’6″) – Wallpaper, Cove Molding, Hardwood Floor 

Second Floor:

  • Staircase (3’6″ x 13’4″) – Wallpaper, Carpeted 
  • Bedroom # 1 (13’4″ x 15’2″) – Wallpaper & Paneled, Drop Ceiling, Wall to Wall Carpet, Closet (3′ x 3’6″) 
  • Bedroom # 2 (13’2″ x 13’2″) – Wallpaper, Cove Molding, Ceiling Fan, Wall to Wall Carpet, Closet ( 3’10” x 2’8″) 
  • Bedroom # 3 ( 13’4″ x 7’10”) – Wallpaper, Cove Molding, Drop Ceiling, Laminate Wood Floor
  • Hallway (21′ x 3’2″) – Wallpaper, Wall to Wall Carpet, Closet (3′ x 3′ x 10″) 
  • Bath (7’8″ x 5’10”) – Built In Cabinets, Vanity, Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor 

Full Size Attic (45’6″ x 20’8″) 

Basement (19’2″ x 24’8″) – Paneled, Drop Ceiling, Vinyl Floor, Understairs Closet 

Oversized One (1) Car Garage (18’8″ x 21’8″) – w/ Workshop, Electric Garage Door Opener, Service Door, w/ Additional Lean To Shed

Detached Workshop (17′ x 46’5″ ) Frame Sided w/ Two (2) Overhead Doors 

Outdoor Storage Shed (10′ x 14′) 


Additional Real Estate Details:

  • Built – 1900
  • 1,869 Sq. Ft. 
  • 0.34 Acres
  • Front & Side Porches
  • Screened-In Side Porch 
  • Burnham Oil Burner Hot Water Heat
  • Radiator Covers
  • 275 Gallon Oil Tank
  • 200 AMP Electric Service 
  • Plastered Walls 
  • One Door Home Gun Safe Bolted to Wall 
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof
  • Plenty of Mature Shade & Shrubbery
  • Front, Rear & Side Yards
  • Concrete Walkway
  • Asphalt Driveway
  • Public Water & Sewer
  • Outdoor Storage Barn w/ Double Doors (10′ x 14′)
  • Corner of Froelich Ave, South Church Street, & Spruce Road
  • Parcel #4702767000000



Open House Dates:

Saturday, July 29, 2023 – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM

Saturday, August 5, 2023 – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM



TERMS OF REAL ESTATE: 10% Down Day of Auction w/ Final Settlement Within Forty-Five (45) Days from Day of Auction 

Financing Available Through:

First Citizens Community Bank, Kathleen Tokonitz (717-202-3913)

Fulton Bank, Christopher B. Karshin (717-682-0693)

Loan Depot, Mark Pontz (717-475-4444)

(Be Sure to Arrange Your Financing Now and be Prepared to Bid and Buy at this Public Auction!)

Please Note:  This is a Small Auction of Clean Furnishings – BE PROMPT!





Personal Property: Pantex 35 mm Camera w/ Case, Leica 35 mm Camera w/ Case (Germany), Yashica – 12 Camera (Japan), Argus 35 mm Camera w/ Case, Kodak 35 mm Camera, Graflex Crown Graphic “23” Camera w/ Original Box (Rochester NY), Smith Corona Typewriter w/ Metal Stand, Medicine & Beverage Bottles, Milk Glass (Footed Bowls, Sugar & Creamer, Candlesticks, Punch Bowl & Cups), Wrought Iron Basket Tree, Oval Braided Rugs, Circular Oriental Rug (7’6″ ), Oriental Pattern Area Rug (9’4″ x7’9″),  Children’s Books, Ice Skates, Sleeping Bags, Tents, Singer Sewing Machine (w/ Cabinet, Chair, Accessories, Thread, Scissors), Star Burst Quilt, Quilts, Wall Key Wind Clock 24 Hr., Brass Double Student Lamp, Brass Piano Lamp, Orient Express Brass Table Lamp, Leaded Mission Style Table Lamp, Various Table Lamps, Vintage Fisher 550-T Turner/Radio, Vintage Garrard Turntable, Kenmore Progressive Sweeper, Corningware, Kitchen Utensils, Flatware, Canister Set, Key Wind Octagon Wall Regulator Clock, Window Fan, Window A/C’s, Xerox XRS-24S Shredder, Tempus Fugil Mantle Chime Clock, Wollensak Model 715 Projector, Bell & Howell Auto Load Projector, Hoover Steam Vacuum, Folding Lawn Chairs, Vintage GE Fan, Gold Gilded Wall Mirror, Many more items






Furniture & Appliances:  Monitor (Jamestown NY) 5 Pc. Cherry Bedroom Suit (Double Bed, Dresser w/ Mirror, Chest on Chest, Lingerie Chest & Nite Stand), Custom Made 2 Pc. Cherry Hutch (55″ x 20″ x 83″), Rock Maple Chairs, Maple 5 Drawer Chest of Drawers, 3 Pc. Set Painted Rock Maple (Double Bed, Chest of Drawers, Nite Stand), Maple 6 Drawer Chest of Drawers, Maple Table w/ 1 Board & 4 Chairs, Maple 4 Drawer Chest of Drawers, Cushman Collection PA House Maple Nite Stand, 1950’s 4 Drawer Dresser w/ Mirror, PA House Walnut Folding Lid 8 Drawer Desk w/ Queen Anne Feet,  Depression Era Cedar Lined Chest, 4-Drawer Dresser w/ Mirror, Wooden Book Case, Cane Seat Pressed Back Rocker, Child’s Rocker, Steamer Trunks,  Wooden Stools, Mirrors, Lane Cedar Chest, Ladder Back Chairs w/ Rush Seat, Sears 2 Drawer Metal File Cabinet, Office Chair, Leather Faux Sofa, Samsung 44″ Flat Screen TV, Wooden TV Cabinet, Lane 4 Drawer Bachelor Chest, Suede Upholstered Rocker, Pine Bookcase, Wurlitzer Spinet Piano w/ Bench, Stenciled Decorated Bootjack Arm Chair, Metal Office Desk,  Medline Transport Chair, Metal Utility Cart, Tub Chair & Potty, Canes, Folding Walker, Toaster Oven, GE 2 Door Refrigerator, Panasonic Microwave Oven, Kenmore Washer, Kenmore Dryer, Kenmore 1 Door Upright Freezer 



Equipment/Tools:  Champion Portable 46515 Gas Generator 3500, TroyBilt 21″ Walk Behind Mower, Homelite Gas Powered Mower, Craftsman 8 Hp Chipper/Shredder, Chicago 14″ Electric Chain Saw, Ryobi Battery Operated Hedge Trimmer, Sears Craftsman Wet/Dry Vacuum, Rubber Tire Metal Wheelbarrow, Pole Tree Trimmer, Barn & Ground Shovels, Long Handled Garden Tools, Hand Saws, 2-Ton Floor Jacks, Rope, Fishing Rods & Reels, Gar Grill, Coleman (Lantern, Heater & Stove), Flexible Flyer Sleds, Galvanized Oblong Tub, Sump Pump, Sprayer, Various Wooden Stepladders, Cart Dolly, Plastic Totes w/ Lids,, Many More Items 


Note:  The Above Information Provided Is Believed to Be Accurate But Not Guaranteed!

Auction For:

Robert A. Griffith, Estate

Kimberly G. Brown, Administrator


Auction Conducted By:


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