Howard Baker Estate up for auction in Huntsville


HUNSTVILLE (WATE) – The 11.42 acre estate of Senator Howard Baker, Jr. is up for auction.

The home, located at 407 Woodland Place in Huntsville, will be auctioned in two parts on Saturday, June 20th at 10:30 a.m. The property will be offered separately or as a whole, with a 5% grouping raise.

The main house, caretaker cottage, pool house, pool and tennis court will be auctioned off in a 8.75 acre tract of land. The main house is approximately 6,000 square feet, built in 1953. It includes 5 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.

A second, 2.77 acre, tract of land, including the guest house, will also be auctioned off. The Guest house is approximately 2,000 square feet, 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.

Senator Baker died in June 2014 at the age of 88. His antique car collection was sold in March to benefit the Baker Center.

Baker served the state of Tennessee in the U.S. Senate, where he eventually was elected Majority Leader, from 1967 to 1985. Baker subsequently served as chief of staff to President Reagan and U.S. Ambassador to Japan.

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