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9 Acre Starlight Home Online Auction


Real Estate — $312,400

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6:00 PM
Thursday, July 15


6:00 PM *
Thursday, July 22

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19326 Dow Knob Road
Borden, IN 47106

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A non-refundable down payment (10% of the purchase price) in the form of cash, check, or wired funds are due within 24 hours following the auction, balance due in 40 days for clear title. Buyer to assume Spring 2021 Taxes due Spring 2022. Possession at closing. Selling as is without contingencies, all inspections welcomed before the auction. See full details in the Auction Bid Packet.


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  • Wednesday, July 21, 5PM – 7PM

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Melvin Rosenberger Estate

Personal Representative

Roben Rosenberger

Selling online for the Melvin Rosenberger Estate a shingle-style cottage with sunroom, an oversized detached garage, RV carport, and a vintage turn of the century barn on 9 beautiful acres overlooking the vineyards in the farming community of Starlight in Clark County, Indiana. Located 3.6 miles from IN-60 in Borden or 8 miles from Paoli Pike in Floyds Knobs.


  • Beautiful Starlight Indiana
  • 9 Open & Wooded Acres
  • 871 Ft. Road Frontage
  • Shingle Style 1920’s Cottage
  • 2018 Square Feet on Two Levels
  • 2 Bedrooms on First Floor + Finished Attic
  • Partially Finished Basement With Fireplace
  • Enclosed 15’ x 20’ Sunroom
  • 2-Bay 40’ x 24’ Garage with Workshop & Loft
  • 3-Sided 28’ x 26’ x 12’ Metal RV Carport
  • Vintage 20’ x 30’ Wood Barn with Loft
  • 15 Miles to Downtown New Albany

Whether you are looking for a getaway, a forever home, or an investment, this property is a rare opportunity to own in the heart of Starlight, Indiana. Built in 1926 and blended with additions, this 2018 square foot home has been family-owned for nearly 60 years. Situated on a picturesque, open, and wooded 9-acre site with 871 feet of road frontage, bordered by a wooded hillside with a natural spring, large mature trees, and valley bottom creek.

The property includes a 40’ x 24’ two-bay detached garage with workshop and loft, a 28’ x 26’ x 12’ 3-sided metal carport with 10’ roll-up door, a 20’ x 30’ vintage wood barn with loft and an 8’ x 12’ utility shed.

The first floor has 1626 square feet and includes a bright and airy kitchen gathering room combination – filled with an abundance of windows and custom oak cabinetry, a pocket door separates the main bedroom suite which includes a vanity area and office nook, a large living room with french doors, a second bedroom is nearby as well as a full bath and an equipped laundry room.

The upper level has approximately 392 square feet and includes two finished unheated rooms, each with a large attic closet. The partially finished basement includes a family room with a wood-burning creek stone fireplace and a small exercise room and has poured concrete walls with an outside entrance. Equipped with a high-efficiency LP gas furnace – replaced in 2013, central air, humidifier, and water filter system.

Additional outdoor space includes a 10’ x 24’ covered deck and a spacious 15’ x 20’ vinyl-sided sunroom off the kitchen with wood cathedral ceiling and tile floors. The exterior of this home is designed with precast fiberglass shingles accented with a fieldstone chimney and skirting.

Centrally located near local attractions with restaurants, farm markets, winery, and live entertainment – this unique property has it all!

Harrison County REMC Electric
Borden Tri County Public Water
Well Water
LP Gas – Tank Owned

Wood Township (Annual) — $1,018.68

Standard — $45,000
Supplemental — $35,070

9.03 Acres, Section 13, Township 1 South, Range 5 East, Wood Township in Clark County, Indiana

Clockwise — 871.94’ Road Frontage x 748.12’ x 871.01’ x 342.64’
Part of the NW Corner of property is relinquished for the public good for the neighbor’s mailbox.


West Clark Community


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IN-60 to Star Valley Way. Continue 2.2 miles to left on Rake Road. East 1.1 miles, continue onto Dow Knob Road, 3/10 mile to property on left.

Hwy. 150 to Paoli Pike to Scottsville Road. Travel north 6.3 miles on Scottsville Road onto Engle Road and continue 1.2 miles passing Joe Huber’s Family Farm. Continue straight through St. Johns Road intersection, 4/10 mile to property on right.

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