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For Sale

In an 1892 autobiography of Donn Piatt, co-published by his wife Ella Kirby Piatt, Mac-O-Chee, a Logan County, Ohio landmark listed on the Register of Historic Places, is described as “…a paradise…a castle fit for a king…built of native stone and fashioned in the style of a Flemish castles…” Nearly 150 years later the frescoes are faded, deferred maintenance is taking its toll and the current generation of the Piatt family has made the difficult decision to sell this iconic landmark before further damage occurs and to focus their resources on Mac-A-Cheek Castle (the other limestone mansion built by Donn Piatt’s brother, Abram), where they intend to continue their mission of public education by expanding exhibit and program offerings. The next chapter in Mac-O-Chee’s history is going to be written beginning this fall and you could be the author!

Auction

Saturday, October 19, 2019

10:30am: Live-Only Auction        
Antiques, Collectibles, Misc., & Late Surprises

12:30pm: Real Estate Auction    
3 Parcels offered in 2 Tracts & In Combination

3:00pm: Online-Auction End    
Featured Antiques, Collectibles, Lighting & More


Contact

Margaret Piatt
Piatt Castles, Inc.
mpcastle@aol.com
(937)844-3902

Tim Lile, CAI - Auctioneer
Ohio Real Estate Auctions, LLC
BidNow, LLC
timlileauctioneer@gmail.com
(937)689-1846


Tract 1

2223 OH 287, West Liberty, OH 43357
Mac-O-Chee Castle on 4+ Acres
Minimum Bid $150,000

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Tract consists of 2 parcels totaling 4+ acres and includes Mac-O-Chee, a Logan County, Ohio landmark listed on the Register of Historic Places. Mac-O-Chee is a 29-Room limestone mansion completed in the late 19th Century for nationally-renowned journalist, Donn Piatt and his second wife, Ella Kirby Piatt.

Tract 2

2319 OH 287, West Liberty, OH 43357
3BR Farmhouse on 4+ Acres
Minimum Bid $150,000

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Tract 2 is a single 4+ acre parcel with a pre-1900, 4-Bedroom farmhouse, a barn and additional outbuilding. The house contains 5 rooms and a bathroom upstairs, a half-bath downstairs, kitchen with adjoining pantry-laundry room. An early 20th century milk house is attached to the kitchen.