GONE! ESTATE & REAL ESTATE AUCTION – Joann Ortiz Estate, Liberty, MO

Home, Acreage and Outbuildings – Tractors, Equipment, Tools, Antiques, Collectables and Household Items Sell Separately Same Day.

Secluded 11 acre country setting close to town! Rolling hills, timber, pasture, horse barn, metal building & spacious 3-4 BR Ranch, tile roof, new Trane HP, bank vault, 2 car gar. Needs updating & TLC


Began: 11/02/13 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 17201 NE 104th Street, Liberty, MO 64068
Began: 10/20/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/20/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 17201 NE 104th Street, Liberty, MO 64068

Began: 10/24/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/24/13 at 6:00 PM CDT
Location: 17201 NE 104th Street, Liberty, MO 64068

Began: 10/27/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/27/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 17201 NE 104th Street, Liberty, MO 64068


This secluded 11 acre country setting features beautiful land with rolling hills, fenced pastures, timber, pond, horse barn, metal quonset building and a spacious stone/brick 3-4 bedroom r-ranch home that could use some updating and a little TLC. The property is located in the county just minutes to downtown Liberty and within the award winning Liberty School District.  The tractors, equipment, collectables, household items and tools sell separately immediately following the real estate.

Room Dimensions

Living Room: 12×15; vaulted ceiling, carpet

Dining Room: 12×15; vaulted ceiling, carpet, deck access

Eat-In Kitchen: 9×14; pantry, electric range, Tappan dishwasher, ceiling fan, oak cabinets

Master Bedroom: 12×14; double closet, carpet

Master Bath: 7×8; shower/tub combo

Bedroom 2: 12×14; double closet, carpet

Full Bath: 6×8; Full, shower enclosure, vanity, enhanced access

Bedroom 3: 10×12; double closet, carpet

Hobby Room/Laundry: 11×11; carpet & vinyl flooring, closet, washer & electric dryer hook-up, attic access

Hall Bath: 5×8; shower/tub combo

Full Walk-Out Basement

Bonus Room/Bedroom 4: 10×12; carpet, private full bathroom

Built-in Bank Vault with Mosler Door

2-Car Garage with 2 overhead doors with openers, built-in shelving


  • 2600 Sq. Ft. R-Ranch Home
  • One Owner, Custom Built in 1988
  • Brick, Stone, Steel Exterior
  • Clay Tile Roof
  • New Trane Heat Pump System – 2011
  • 3-4 Bedroom, 3 Baths, 2 Car Gar.
  • Built-in Bank Vault
  • Could Use Some Updating & TLC
  • 20’x30’ + Metal Quonset Building
  • 20’x40’ + Metal Horse Barn with 2 Stalls
  • 11 Acres m/l
  • Rolling Hills and Fenced pastures
  • Timber and Pond
  • No City tax
  • Liberty School District
  • Easy Access to B Hwy, US-69 & I-35
  • Perfect for hobby farm, recreation, investment, etc.
  • Equipment & Personal Property Sell Same Day

Financing Available

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


Don’t miss this opportunity to buy this unique small acreage, home and outbuildings as well as tractors, equipment, collectables, household items and tools.  This auction has something for everyone.  A Cates representative will be onsite for property inspections on Sunday, October 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and October 24 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to answer your questions.   The auction will be held on-site at the property on Saturday, November 2 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


Guns, Fishing & Camping

Marlin Model 25M .22cal with scope; Remington model 541-S Custom Sportster .22 short, long or long rifle; Soviet (hammer and sickle stamp) unknown caliber stock and barrel-separated; D’Armes De Guerre Herstal Belgique posible .30-06 with scope; Stevens .22 cal short long or long rifle; Muzzle Loaders: Thompson Center Arms .50 cal.; Connecticut Valley Arms.36 cal-Italian;  Pedersoli.54 cal. with scope- Italian;  Daisy BB rifle Model 95; Crossman air gun 66 Powermaster; Hoppe’s Clayking target thrower; MEC 600 Jr. reloader; blue rock clay target cases (3); styrofoam turkey & duck decoys; holsters; scope & scope mounts; muzzle loading powder; brass CVA powder flasks; Bushnell bore scope; 30+ NIB pocket & straight knife; rifle case for ATV; camouflage clothes; paint ball magazines & gun, fishing rods & reels; life jackets; fishing tackle-some wooden; several tackle boxes; live nets;  vintage trolling motor; Coleman camp stoves (2), catalytic heater & lantern; cast iron cook grill  & more!

Antique Furniture & Collectibles

Western Knife store display cabinet; Cable walnut student size piano; shabby chic mid-century sewing table; mid-century upholstered chair; mid-century 2-tier gray Formica end table; Dentsply dentists stools (2); hard maple end table; quarter sawn oak drop leaf bow front secretary; enamel top single drawer kitchen table; pair 1950’s oak western style twin beds; 2-pc waterfall front vanity & chest of drawers; 4-pc Ethan Allen Early American 4-pc twin bedroom suite: dresser w/mirror, chest drawers & pair cannon ball twin beds w/mattresses;  pair upholstered recliners; retro pleather & wood recliner; maple Ethan Allen china cabinet; early 1900’s camel back doll & stagecoach trunk; cigar boxes; die cast cars; taxidermy fish, duck, pronghorn & mounted deer heads, deer & elk hoof gun rack; late 1800’s Bausch & Lomb brass & cast iron microscope; Skittles-Kik-It board game; Old West Series by Time Life; Nannette baby outfit; Princess House; Sake Set; GE porta-fi stereo rack system 1960’s-in maple case; pair 1937 cup saucer King Edward 8th coronation; pair Van Briggle lamps; Alvin Sterling Flatware 38 plc setting set; Towle 32 pc flatware;  vintage wooden tripod; vintage dental & medical tools; signed T-Bones Baseball, 8 gallon red wing croc & 4 gallon Crown w/bail handle; Dayco belt & hoses advertising clock; pair of dummy wooden howitzer shells 1944; Smith Corona typewriter in case (2); vintage suitcases; vintage motorcycle helmet; misc. military gear; aluminum mess kit; Tonka car hauler; WM.E. Stieren Pittsburgh PA brass Transom sold originally by W & L.E. Gurley late 1800’s; 78 records; Lionel train set & track table; Minolta-16 MG-S spy camera; vintage 1980’s ten speeds; oil lamp; tons of cookbooks; 4×5 framed world map; vintage children’s toys; ice skates; Stetson Hats; costume jewelry, bangle bracelets, earrings, necklaces, watches; ADVERTISING SIGNS: Walker Muffler, Moog, Bob Frazier Nappa Auto Parts Liberty MO., Borg Warner, etc; saddles; flatware; George Kruth fish sculptures-numbered, Danbury Mint (5); Gerber Gungnir knife set; Child’s Singer sewing machine; Child’s Germany metal sewing machine; Dazey (like) churn; 2 hand blown vases-Bristol?; Singer Featherweight sewing machine in box w/accessories; Singer teddle cast iron & oak base; beaded ladies native America moccasins and much more!

Tractors, Equipment & Tools

Allis-Chalmers one-seventy tractor, shows 2,928 hours, runs and drives;  John Deere 420 farm & garden tractor mower, enclosed cab w/attachments; brush hog-type mower; John Deere REO Power Snow Thrower, Craftsman 15.5 HP OHV riding lawn mower; Troy-Bilt Trailblazer 4hp; Craftsman 5hp self propelled push lawn mower; vintage 18” Black & Decker electric mower; vintage reel mower (2); lawn boy 21” & Murray 3.5hp push mower; lots of misc. lawn & garden tools; gas warm morning stove; misc. scrap batteries, jumper cables, hose,  chain, rope, etc.; wheel barrow; hay bales (20+); Echo string trimmer; oxygen tank; misc. hand tools; floor jacks; misc. lawn & garden chemicals; shop vac; Makita cordless drill;; engine hoist; tires; large nut & bolt bins; gas cans; Champ Heater; metal carts; small covered trailer and more!

Household Items

White Westinghouse HD washer; GE Profile electric dryer-newer; Gibson Frost Clear 17 cuft refrigerator; misc. small kitchen appliances; electric blanket in package; board games; tons holiday décor; Halloween costumes; Quesadilla maker; fondue fountain; cookie cutters; sewing notions-thread, bobbins, wooden spools;  hundreds of patterns; hundreds hard & soft back books; Noah’s Ark collection; TV’s; baskets; tins; typewriters; nativity scene collection; Perfect Petzzz Cat; deep freeze; Sanyo Solid State stereo system DXT-5252, metal cook oven; Weider Pro 4900 weight system exerciser; free weights; MPEX Powerhorse 1950 free weight bench; Olympic style bar bell & free weights;  ping pong table & more!




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 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% non-refundable down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding.


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.


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.

I-35 to US-69 (exit 20), east 2.6 miles to MO-B, right 1.5 miles to Shepherd Rd., left to Ridgeview, left to 104th St., then right to address.

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