Country Estate Auction

Executive Residence on Beautiful 5-acre Setting!

Spectacular all-brick home has every feature imaginable. 5 bedrooms, 9 baths, 6 fireplaces, 2 full kitchens, indoor pool, huge garden room & much more. Updates include gorgeous kitchen & newer roof. Less than 4 miles east of Kearney, MO.

Began: 11/01/13 at 1:00 PM CDT
Location: 24605 92 Highway, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
Began: 10/20/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/20/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 24605 92 Highway, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Began: 10/27/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/27/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 24605 92 Highway, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Spectacular all-brick home has every feature imaginable. 5 bedrooms, 9 baths, 6 fireplaces, 2 full kitchens, indoor pool, huge garden room & much more. Updates include gorgeous kitchen & newer roof. On 5.1 acres. Less than 4 miles east of Kearney, MO.


From the spacious master suite and cozy hearth room to the expansive garden room and luxurious indoor pool the main level has everything you need for comfortable living and gracious entertaining.

Entry: Impressive leaded glass double doors and sidelights lead to 2-story entry. Dual chandeliers, wood staircase, tile floor. Opens to living room, dining room and hearth room.

Dining Room:  Elegant painted woodwork includes double crown molding, paneled wainscoting and corniced window and door frames. Vaulted ceiling with center copper feature and iron chandelier. Leaded glass bay window in classic diamond pattern.  Carpet. Opens to entry and kitchen. 

Living Room: Large bay window w/classic diamond pattern leaded glass. Painted woodwork with double crown molding and library paneled wainscoting. Inset ceiling detail. Carpet. Opens to entry.

Kitchen: Updated with granite counters and solid cabinetry featuring raised panels, arches, rope trim, display spaces, TV cabinet and fluted columns.  12×12 tile backsplash with granite detail. Oversized island with curved granite top, pendant lighting, seating for 4 and loads of storage. Jenn-Air stainless steel side-by-side built-in refrigerator w/dispenser,  Kitchen-Aid stainless steel double wall oven, Viking 6-burner gas cooktop, dual Fisher & Paykel panel-front dishwasher drawers. Additional wall of pantry storage.

Informal Dining Area: Lovely and functional 13′ built-in buffet w/granite top, bar sink, and glass front lighted cabinets. Pairs of French doors to patio and garden room.  18” tile floor. Opens to hearth room and access to family stairs.

Hearth Room: Handsome paver brick fireplace with Fuego insert, brick hearth, massive oak mantle, iron-front wood storage cabinet.  Double oak built-in bookcases with arched tops, lighted shelves, cabinets and crown molding w/rope trim. Beautiful pegged hardwood floor. Coat closet. Opens to informal dining/kitchen and garden room.

Hall Bath: Single vanity w/octagon sink, single shower, tile floor.

Laundry Room: Utility sink w/jet feature for delicates, in-wall ironing board station, large closet and lots of counter space, cabinets and storage. Extra side-by-side refrigerator/freezer. Tile floor. Access to patio, garage, and back basement stairs.

Oversized 2-Car Garage: Two double doors, tile floor w/drain, built-in shelving, pedestrian door.

Hall Bath: Extra tall wide single vanity w/Corian counter top.

Garden Room: Huge one-of-a-kind sun-room type space perfect for year-round living and entertaining. Walls of large windows, including a striking circular wall with round skylight. Large stone fireplace with wide mantle. Multiple skylights and ceiling fans. Tile floor with light oak inset flooring. Opens to pool, back yard, patio, hearth room and kitchen.

Pool Bath: Extra-wide vanity, tiled floor and half-wall, full-sized shower.

Indoor Pool/Spa: Wonderful 18×35 heated saltwater pool with automatic cover and integrated oversized whirlpool (seats 6-8). Tile floor with radiant heat. Stepped cathedral ceiling w/coordinating window wall. Fully air-conditioned and heated, skylights, sound system. Connects to garden room via wall of six custom swinging glass doors with themed etchings.

Master Suite: Flexible space with two distinct living areas. Unusual gold flecked stone fireplace with slate hearth and Lucite dual mantels. Wet bar with tile backsplash, glass-front cabinets and under-counter fridge.  Walks out to private patio. Separate his and hers walk-in closets with furniture-style built-ins. Primary bath has dual vanities w/framed mirrors, arched center storage w/drawers and shelves, jetted tub, tile floor and shower. Secondary bath has tall footed vanity, large shower, linen closet and leaded glass window.



Guests and family alike will find space to relax on the upper level with large bedrooms, private baths and even a comfortable library with fireplace.

Library/Study: Oak paneling, wall of built-in bookcases/cabinets, wood burning fireplace with tile surround and oak mantle, built-in entertainment center w/pocket doors. Carpet

Bedroom 2: Dormer window, walk-in closet, separate sink area, bath with shower/toilet room. Ceiling fan.

Bedroom 3: Sitting area with track lighting, walk-in closet, storage area, separate sink area, bath with shower/toilet room. Ceiling fan.

Hall Bath: Sink vanity with separate make-up vanity, tub/shower & toilet room, tile floor and partially tiled wall.

Bedroom 4: Double closets, nice views to rear of property. Ceiling fan.

Bedroom 5: Divided into sitting area and sleeping area. Two closets plus huge walk-in cedar closet. Bath with tub/shower and single vanity. Backstairs to kitchen. Overlooks patio.

Utility Room



Huge finished walk-out basement with extra rooms and lots of space to configure to meet your leisure and entertaining needs. Perfect for hobbies, parties, long-terms guests and more!

Workshop (Suspended slab garage): Pegboard walls, ample counters/cabinets (originally from the kitchen) and shelving. Concrete floor and walls make it an excellent “safe” room.

Bonus Room:  Carpeted multi-use room with access to the workshop

Family Room: An expansive multi-purpose room connecting most areas of the basement. Features a media alcove, large fireplace w/stucco surround and wood mantle, backstairs up to kitchen. Carpet.

Bar: Tile counters with bar seating for 8, tile floor

Kitchen: Arched entry feature, seating area plus counter seating for 4, pantry. Tile counters & backsplash. Retro red Frigidaire/GM appliances: wall oven, dishwasher, and cook top.

Recreation Area: Spans the bar and the kitchen areas. Plenty of room for billiards, dining and more. Built-in indoor wall grill with fireplace feature. Large double doors to side patio. Carpet.

Bonus Room: Walk-in closet and utility room, carpet. Opens to Family room.

Bath: Single tile vanity, corner shower.

Storage Area: Additional washer/dryer hookup.

Wine Room: Tile floor, wine racks & shelving.



5 bedrooms and multiple bonus rooms

6 unique custom fireplaces

Approximately 12,500 finished sq. ft. (9465 above grade)

Solid oak raised panel doors

Beautiful solid oak woodwork throughout

Instant hot water throughout house

Central vac

Zoned HVAC (7 zones include 2 up, 2 main, basement, garden room, pool)

Internet provided by Intercept Wireless (out of Kearney)



Oversized paver bricks (reputed to be from the KC stockyards)

Circle drive with terraced entrance

Sizable back patio with multiple living & entertaining options.

Covered outdoor kitchen: Napolean gas grill, gas side burner, charcoal grill, tile top bar  

Fenced dog run area

Storage building

Side patio from walk-out basement

Main roof replaced approximately 5 years ago

Flat roof resealed 2 years ago

Skylights replaced and repitched

5.1 acres


We are pleased to offer this updated, one-of-a-kind property at public auction. The home’s large square footage is made up of spacious rooms and intimate spaces. You can curl up with a book next to one of the six custom fireplaces or entertain on a grand style in the expansive garden room. Party year-round in the awesome pool room or the huge finished basement with extra bar and kitchen. Frankly, you may never want to leave the master suite! The owners have chosen auction because they are downsizing and have already begun moving. Come and bid your price on this wonderful estate property!


CAN’T WAIT FOR THE AUCTION? Make an offer now! All qualified offers will be submitted to the seller for a response as they are received. Advance offers are subject to all auction terms and must be submitted to Cates Auction & Realty on the auction Sale Contract. Call for details.



Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone 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 5% 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).


2013 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.

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