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The Baker House features a luxury dining experience in five parlors and a wrap-around porch, five unique luxury guestrooms, a three-bedroom owner's suite, two spa treatment rooms, 114 feet of lake frontage, a commercial pier and a large front lawn with perennial garden used for events. The property's award-winning renovation, design and service cultivates repeat guests through themed food and beverage offerings, butler service and a distinctive luxury experience. The property contains 13,682+/- sf and from 2010-2017, the current owner completed upgrades totaling $1.0 million and converted the property to the Baker House with its distinct guestrooms and dining venues.

Parlor 1 - The Ringmaster's Roost is a lounge offering 20 seats and a full liquor license. The lounge is open four days per week and otherwise open when there are overnight hotel guests on the property. The room is rich in décor and a favorite of patrons. It features many original details such as the china breakfront that now displays the liquor behind the bar, an ornate working fireplace with antique tiles and hand-carved wood mantel that has a built-in brandy warmer. There is also a "Butlers Call Button" located in the center of the floor.

Parlor 2 - "The Dining Room" seats 20 and has 12-foot-tall pocket doors that enable it to also be used for small private events. There is a floor-to-ceiling carved mantle that surrounds a working fireplace with antique Lowe tile. A large ornate antique rosewood inlaid table is the dramatic focal point of the room.

Parlor 3 - "The Library" seats up to 14 and has lake views. There are custom mahogany built-in book shelves, Persian carpet and a working fireplace.

Parlor 4 - "The Game Room" seats 16, has lake views through the beautiful bay window, a working fireplace with antique tile, an exquisite Tiffany-style chandelier and an antique roulette table that has been converted to a dining table.

Parlor 5 - "The Music Room" the largest and most dramatic of the parlors seats 24. It has four large pocket doors, views of the lake, a turret with dining table, an incredible 14-foot-high, hand-carved mantle with
palladium mirror surrounding a working fireplace with antique Lowe tile.

The Wrap-Around Porch rounds out the indoor dining with an additional 24 seats all with panoramic views of the lake and garden. The porch is enclosed by floor-to-ceiling glass and is climate controlled. There is also an auxiliary bar on the south end that is wonderful for servicing private parties as well as garden patrons.

The contiguous Lakefront Garden offers additional fountain-side seating for up to another 90 guests with fully-outfitted patios with gas fireplaces and cocktail cabanas equipped with electric, water and audio cables. The garden is the only location in downtown Lake Geneva able to host lake-view receptions and ceremonies, making the venue truly one-of-a-kind and highly sought after. PropertyID: 353208

Auctions:
4:00 PM EST Friday, November 30, 2018

Auction Location:
On-Site and Live Online

Open to the Public:
11-2pm Friday November 9 & 16

Nominal Opening Bid:
$1,900,000

Note: A Buyer's Premium (Buyer's Fee in WI) will apply for this property. Buyer pays a $199 Technology Fee at closing. Please see Terms of Sale for details.

Disclosures:
All properties are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale.

Lease Agreement Disclosure. Buyer acknowledges and understands that The Pier has current lease agreements. Buyer acknowledges receipt of current lease agreements and agrees to be bound by same. Upon expiration of current lease agreements Buyer accepts responsibility for eviction, lease or rental negotiation, or other remediation, as Buyer finds necessary in order to clarify legal occupancy status. Buyer agrees to hold Seller, Williams & Williams, and its agents harmless from any and all results therein. Buyer acknowledges receipt of current lease agreements.

Buyer responsible for obtaining any necessary permits or licenses necessary to continue the operation of the business. Seller intends to continue normal operation until day of Closing.

Auction Network Terms & Conditions of Service
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All properties are offered for auction by Williams & Williams Marketing Services, Inc. ("Williams & Williams"). Williams & Williams serves as the auctioneer and represents the owner of the property at auction. Any questions regarding the auction process or a property should be directed to Williams & Williams or its designated representative. Auction Network, LLC ("Auction Network") serves solely as the online bidding service (the "Service") provider for Williams & Williams. Your use of the Service is governed by these Auction Network Terms & Conditions of Service and the Auction Network Terms of Use located at the following URL: <https://www.auctionnetwork.com/terms-of-use,> as amended from time-to-time by posted notices or oral announcements made during any auction.

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No Warranty or Guarantee. Auction Network has no authority to, and does not provide any, guarantee, warranty, or covenant, of any kind or nature, regarding a property. Per the Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Sale and Terms of Sale, all properties auctioned are sold "AS-IS, WHEREIS" without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind by Williams & Williams, Auction Network, or the seller and there are no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale. Buyers must conduct their own due diligence and investigation of each property to determine the suitability of each property prior to submitting a bid. Buyers must rely solely upon their own investigation and not any information provided by the Seller or Williams & Williams. Failure of a Buyer to be fully informed on the condition of a property will not constitute grounds for a claim adjustment or cancellation of a sale. Neither Auction Network nor Williams & Williams assumes any risk, liability or responsibility for the authenticity of the authorship of any property or livestock offered at auction (that is, the identity of the creator or the period, culture, source or origin, or lineage, as the case may be, with which the creation of any property is identified).

Cancellation; Liquidated Damages. If the high bidder breaches any portion of these Terms & Conditions, the auction Terms of Sale, or the Contract for Sale and/or fails to return executed copies of all required documents or the required down payment, the bidder's high bid offer shall be rejected by the seller and all rights to purchase the property, if any, shall terminate with the seller having the right to offer for sale or sell the property to another without limitation, and the bidder shall pay Williams & Williams liquidated damages in an amount equal to the bid deposit held on bidder's credit card at the time of registration (regardless of whether the bidder actually processed the bid deposit). The bidder hereby authorizes Williams & Williams to charge the credit card used to register for the Event in the amount of the hold to satisfy all or part of the liquidated damages owed to Williams & Williams by bidder. BIDDER AGREES THAT IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE OR IMPRACTICAL TO ACCURATELY ESTIMATE THE AMOUNT OR EXTENT OF WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS' ACTUAL INJURY OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM A MATERIAL BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT BY THE BIDDER AND BASED ON THE UNCERTAINTY OF SUCH ESTIMATION, THE BIDDER AGREES THAT LIQUIDATED DAMAGES IDENTIFIED HEREIN ARE A PROPER REMEDY FOR BIDDER'S MATERIAL BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT. THE BIDDER FURTHER AGREES THAT THE LIQUIDATED DAMAGES AMOUNT SET FORTH HEREIN CONSTITUTES A REASONABLE AND SATISFACTORY PRE-BREACH ESTIMATION OF EACH PARTY'S DAMAGES, AND SHALL NOT IN ANY WAY BE CONSIDERED A PENALTY OR FORFEITURE.

Auctioneer Powers. The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she may decide, to withdraw or divide any lot, to combine any two or more lots and, in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. Any property may be withdrawn by Auction Network or Williams & Williams at any time before the actual sale without any liability therefore. If the auctioneer determines that any opening bid is not commensurate with the value of the article offered, he or she may reject the same and withdraw the article from sale, and if, having acknowledged an opening bid, he or she decides that any advance thereafter is insufficient, he or she may reject such advance.

Governing Law. These Auction Network Terms & Conditions of Service, Terms & Conditions of Use, Williams & Williams' Terms & Conditions of Sale and Terms of Sale, as well as the online buyer's rights and obligations hereunder, shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Oklahoma. By bidding at this auction, whether in person or by agent, order bid, telephone, online, or other means, the buyer shall be deemed to have consented to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the State of Oklahoma.

Internet & Network Disclaimer. Auction Network, Williams & Williams, and the Seller are not responsible for technical difficulties during online or remote bidding. Occasionally, the Auction Network online bidding interface may be unable to submit bids in the live auction due technical difficulties including, without limitation, the lack of sufficient communication infrastructure at the location of the live auction. Online bidders are advised to place an absentee bid at least 1 day prior to the live auction to ensure their bid is entered into the live auction on the online bidder's behalf.

Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Auction
327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Thank you for participating in this Williams & Williams Auction. It is important that you familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions as all sales are final and irrevocable. The terms of sale are non-negotiable. Good luck and good bidding!

Registration at the auction (online and/or in person) finalizes each bidder's agreement to the terms and conditions of sale as stated in the Contract and its Addenda which are incorporated by reference into your bidding. Do not bid until you have read the terms and conditions. The High Bidder will be required to pay a Williams & Williams Technology Fee of $199 at closing. By bidding you are representing to Williams & Williams ("Broker" and/or "Auctioneer") and the seller that you have read and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions for this sale as stated herein. DO NOT BID unless you have registered, received a Bidder's Card and Auction Day Notes, and have read and agreed to be bound by the terms of sale in the Contract as they are enforceable against you upon becoming a high bidder.

All properties are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale. Williams & Williams represents the Sellers only and does not inspect properties on bidder's behalf. Read the Contract and Auction Day Notes to determine the existence of any disclosures, exclusions, representations and disclaimers. Do not bid if you have not inspected the property(s). By bidding you agree to all disclosures.

Buyers receive a deed and Title Insurance Policy as provided by the Closer indicated in the Contract (any mobile/manufactured housing not legally affixed to the property shall only be conveyed by a Hold Harmless Agreement or Quit Claim Bill of Sale unless otherwise noted in the Disclosures). Current year's taxes are pro-rated through day of closing as is customary.

A Buyer's Premium (Buyer's Fee in WI) of 5% ($10,000 minimum) will be added to the high bid and included in the total purchase price.

Each high bidder must make a 10% non-refundable deposit per property ($5,000 MINIMUM - whichever is greater) immediately following auction. Cash, cashier's checks, personal checks and business checks (electronically processed) are accepted. If you are a resident / citizen of a country outside of the US, certified funds (bank check, wire transfer, certified checks) are required for the down payment and closing. The balance of the purchase price, all closing costs, and the Technology Fee are due at closing.  Buyer is responsible for all escrow and closing fees typically ranging from $750-$3000.  It is the Buyer’s responsibility to contact a local title agency or real estate attorney for a property specific estimate prior to placing a bid.

Bidding starts at the nominal Opening Bid(s) indicated and is open to the public. The Auctioneer reserves the right to group, add to, delete, withdraw, consolidate or break down lots and/or quantities offered, to sell out of scheduled sequence, to reject any bid which is only a fraction advance over the preceding bid, to regulate bidding, to accept or reject any or all bids, and to cancel or re-schedule an auction. The Auctioneer will call the sale and control any increments of bidding. To make a bid, raise your hand or Bid Card to be recognized. The bidding usually takes less than 3 minutes for each property. Absentee bids may be accepted at the discretion of the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer reserves the right to enter bids on behalf of absentee bidders. Any mistakes during bidding as to who has the high bid and/or at what price may be called to the Auctioneer's attention and corrected. The Auctioneer is the sole arbiter and controller of the conduct of the auction and shall be the final and absolute authority without liability to any party.

Your inspection of the property(ies) and attendance at this auction are at your own risk. Broker and Seller, their agents and employees, expressly disclaim any "invitee" relationship and shall not be liable to any person for damage to their person or property while in, on or about these properties, nor shall they be liable for any defects, dangers or conditions on the property(ies). All persons enter the property(ies) and attend the auction at their own risk and shall defend, indemnify, and save harmless Broker and Seller, their agents and employees, from any and all liability attendant thereto.

All auctions are subject to court or seller approval. Most sales are approved within seven (7) business days. Buyers are not allowed possession until Closing and filing of the deed, at which time the property should be re-keyed. If for any reason the court or Seller approval is not granted, the Down Payment shall be returned in its entirety to the high bidder. "Showing" requests from Buyers after the auction may not be able to be accommodated.

If more than one property is being auctioned, the Auctioneer may choose to offer a group of the properties for auction at the same time. This is called "BUYER'S CHOICE" and is to accommodate buyers who have an interest in more than one property and/or have 2nd and 3rd choices if they are out bid for a favorite property. Upon winning the bid, please choose which property, or properties, you want. You pay the high bid price for each property selected. Each sale is final and stands alone. Remaining properties are then offered in another round of bidding. Anyone may bid at any time, including prior High Bidders.

Williams & Williams and the Seller expressly disclaim any liability for errors, omissions or changes regarding any information provided for these sales. Please read the Contract and Auction Day Notes for a full and complete understanding of Williams & Williams and Seller's disclaimers. Bidders are strongly urged to rely solely upon their own inspections and opinions in preparing to purchase property and are expressly advised to not rely on any representations made by the Seller or their agents and employees. Property information may change without notice and potential purchasers should investigate all data fully before relying upon it.

 

Auction Network
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

The property offered in this auction will be offered and sold by Williams & Williams Marketing Services, Inc. ("Williams & Williams"). Any questions regarding the auction process or a property should be directed to Williams & Williams or its designated representative. Auction Network, LLC ("Auction Network") serves solely as the online bidding service (the "Service") for Williams & Williams. Your use of the Service is governed by these Auction Network Terms & Conditions of Service, and the Auction Network Terms of Use located at the following URL: http://www.auctionnetwork.com/Site/TermsOfUse.asp, as amended from time-to-time by posted notices or oral announcements made during any auction.

Williams & Williams serves as the auctioneer, and represents the owner of the property at auction. The auction and conveyance of each property shall be governed by property specific Contract for Sale, Auction Day Notes, Disclosures, and the Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Sale. These documents govern your bid and the sale of each property, and can be accessed and reviewed at the Williams & Williams property specific web page.

DO NOT BID unless you have read the Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Sale, the Contract for Sale, Property Disclosures, and the Auction Day Notes for each property. BY PLACING YOUR BID, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE PROPERTY SPECIFIC CONTRACT FOR SALE, DISCLOSURES, AUCTION DAY NOTES, AND THE WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE.

Auction Network, Williams & Williams and the Seller are not responsible for technical difficulties during online or remote bidding. Occasionally, the Auction Network online bidding interface may be unable to submit bids in the live auction due technical difficulties including, without limitation, the lack of sufficient communication infrastructure at the location of the live auction. Online bidders are advised to place an absentee bid at least 1 day prior to the live auction to ensure their bid is entered into the live auction on the online bidder's behalf.

In the event of any conflict between Auction Network's Terms & Conditions of Service and the Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Sale, the Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Sale shall control in each instance.

Auction Network has no authority to, and does not provide, any guarantee, warranty, or covenant, of any kind or nature, regarding a property. Per the Williams & Williams Terms & Conditions of Sale, all properties auctioned are otherwise sold "AS-IS, WHEREIS" without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind by Williams & Williams, Auction Network, or the respective seller, and with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale. Buyers must conduct their own due diligence and investigation of each property and must also investigate the suitability of each parcel prior to making a bid and purchase at the auction. Buyers must rely solely upon their own investigation and not any information provided by the Seller or Williams & Williams. Failure of a Buyer to be fully informed on the condition of a property will not constitute grounds for any claim adjustment or right to cancel sale.

Neither Auction Network nor Williams & Williams assumes any risk, liability or responsibility for the authenticity of the authorship of any property or livestock offered at this auction (that is, the identity of the creator or the period, culture, source or origin, or lineage, as the case may be, with which the creation of any property is identified).

The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she may decide, to withdraw or divide any lot, to combine any two or more lots and, in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive.

Any property may be withdrawn by Auction Network or Williams & Williams at any time before the actual sale without any liability therefore. If the auctioneer determines that any opening bid is not commensurate with the value of the article offered, he or she may reject the same and withdraw the article from sale, and if, having acknowledged an opening bid, he or she decides that any advance thereafter is insufficient, he or she may reject such advance.

These Auction Network Terms & Conditions of Service, Terms & Conditions of Use, Williams & Williams' Terms & Conditions of Sale, as well as the online buyer's rights and obligations hereunder, shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Oklahoma. By bidding at this auction, whether in person or by agent, order bid, telephone, online, or other means, the buyer shall be deemed to have consented to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the State of Oklahoma.

You are registering to bid on the following properties, and as stated above, your bid, and the sale of the property, will be governed by the property specific Williams & Williams Contract for Sale, Disclosures, Auction Day Notes, and Terms & Conditions of Sale. Each of these documents are available for your review at the Williams & Williams property specific web page. DO NOT BID unless and until you review these documents. BY PLACING YOUR BID, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE PROPERTY SPECIFIC CONTRACT FOR SALE, DISCLOSURES, AUCTION DAY NOTES, AND THE WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE.

Disclosures:
All properties are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale.

Lease Agreement Disclosure. Buyer acknowledges and understands that The Pier has current lease agreements. Buyer acknowledges receipt of current lease agreements and agrees to be bound by same. Upon expiration of current lease agreements Buyer accepts responsibility for eviction, lease or rental negotiation, or other remediation, as Buyer finds necessary in order to clarify legal occupancy status. Buyer agrees to hold Seller, Williams & Williams, and its agents harmless from any and all results therein. Buyer acknowledges receipt of current lease agreements.

Buyer responsible for obtaining any necessary permits or licenses necessary to continue the operation of the business. Seller intends to continue normal operation until day of Closing.

Property Type:
N/A
Square Footage:
13,682+/- sf
Lot Size:
0.72+/- ac
Year Built:
1885
Property ID:
353208

Property is being offered by: Williams & Williams7140 S. Lewis Ave Ste 200, Tulsa, OK 74136800.801.8003

WI Broker: Dean C. Williams Re Lic 53610-090
Auctioneer: Monte W. Lowderman Auc Lic 1259-052

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327 Wrigley Drive
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Opening Bid:
$1,900,000
Current Bid:
$0  
Next Minimum Bid:
$1,900,000
Your Maximum Bid:
$0
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