Owner Ordered Land Auction

44 Acres m/l – Minutes to Smithville Lake

Build your dream home or perfect for hobby farm, recreation, investment or future development.  20 acres m/l tillable, rolling hills, timber, open pastures, fenced, pond, creek, wildlife, hard surface road, utilities, Smithville schools.

Began: 04/07/12 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: Little Platte Road, Smithville, MO 64089
Began: 03/25/12 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 03/25/12 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: Little Platte Road, Smithville, MO 64089

Began: 04/01/12 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 04/01/12 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: Little Platte Road, Smithville, MO 64089


This beautiful 44 acre parcel features hard surface road, utilities, rolling hills, open pastures, hardwood timber, spring fed creek, tillable ground, wildlife, no city tax, Smithville Schools and more.  The property is conveniently located just northwest of downtown Smithville, minutes to Smithville Lake, 15 miles to KCI Airport and is perfect for your dream home, hobby farm, recreation or investment.

44 ACRES m/l

  • Hard surface road
  • Utilities available
  • Rolling hills
  • Open pastures
  • Hardwood timber
  • Spring fed creek
  • Fenced two sides
  • 22 acres m/l tillable
  • No City tax (Platte County)
  • Minutes to Smithville lake
  • 15 miles to KCI Airport
  • Smithville Schools
  • Perfect for dream home, hobby farm or investment


 Auction Date:

Saturday, April 7, 2012 — 10:00 a.m.


Auction Location


Little Platte Road, Smithville, MO 64089


Inspection Dates:

Sunday, March 25th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 1st, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Drive-bys available at your convenience


 Financing Available

Platte Valley Bank will provide financing to qualified buyers.  Call Travis Boyer at 816-532-0700 for more information.


Directions to Land:

Take US-169 North through Smithville to County Line Rd./KK Hwy, go West to Thomas Lane Rd., go North to Little Platte Rd., then West to land.   Watch for signs.



Don’t miss this opportunity to buy this beautiful 44 acre parcel located in the county, northwest of downtown Smithville just minutes to Smithville Lake.  This property is perfect for your dream home, hobby farm, recreation or investment.  A Cates representative will be onsite for property inspections on Sunday, March 25th and April 1st from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. to answer your questions.   The auction will be held on-site at the property on Saturday, April 7th at 10:00 a.m.   If you have any questions or need any additional information, please don’t hesitate to call on us.  We look forward to seeing you at the auction.  Come and bid your price!



Jeff Cates

President & Chief Auctioneer




If a property contains multiple tracts they will be offered individually, in combinations and as a whole. The property will be sold in the manner resulting in the highest total sales price.



Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone number, social security number, and a valid driver’s license. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions.



The successful bidder(s) shall be required to make a 10% down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding.  Cash, cashier’s check or personal or business check will be accepted for the down payment.



Financing is not a contingency of sale in this offering. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that potential bidders ensure in advance that they are able to obtain the necessary financing to close the transaction.



The successful bidder(s) shall execute a purchase agreement at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding. All final bid prices are subject to Seller approval, unless announced otherwise.



Buyer(s) shall close within 30 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing subject to any remaining rights of the current tenant(s).



Seller shall furnish at seller’s expense an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of the total purchase price and shall execute a general warranty deed conveying the real estate to the buyer(s).



Seller shall provide a survey for any tract where there is no existing legal description.  Any need for a new survey shall be determined solely by the Seller. The type of survey performed shall be at the seller’s option and sufficient for providing a legal description for title insurance.  Purchase prices shall be adjusted to reflect any differences between advertised and surveyed acres.



2012 taxes are to be prorated as of the closing date.



Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record and any and all leases.



Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and its representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller.



A buyer’s premium of ten percent (10%) shall be added to the high bid and included in the total purchase price to be paid by the successful bidder(s).



A commission will be paid to any properly licensed Broker who registers a successful buyer according to the appropriate Broker Participation Agreement. This form is available from the Auction Company and must be completed and returned no later than 48 hours prior to the auction.



The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  All sketches and dimensions are approximate.  No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All bidders are responsible for conducting their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning the property. The property is being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranty or representations, expressed or implied, is made by the Seller or the auction company. All announcements made by the Auctioneer during the auction take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made. All information contained in the advertising and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the purchase agreement. Advertising may contain pictures of wildlife and other items that are for illustrative purposes only. The Auctioneer reserves the right to bid on behalf of the Seller up to, but not beyond the Seller’s reserve (if applicable). The Property is available for and subject to sale prior to auction.


Video: Little Platte Road, Smithville MO

Take US-169 North through Smithville to County Line Rd./KK Hwy, go West to Thomas Lane Rd., go North to Little Platte Rd., then West to land.   Watch for signs.

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