GONE! Court-Ordered Multi-Parcel Home & Land Auction

80 acres m/l offered in two tracts. Tract 1: 3BR home on 8 acres with 3 acre lake. Tract 2: Adjoining 72 acres with 6 acre lake. Buy one or both!

80 picturesque acres m/l in unincorporated Clay County between Kearney & Smithville. T1: Solid 2,000sf 3BR fixer upper home on 8 acres overlooking 3 acre lake. T2: Adjoining 72 acres w/7 acre lake. Bid on one or buy both!  

Began: 07/10/15 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 19403 Neth Road, Trimble, MO 64492

Open House: Sundays, June 28th & July 5th; 2:00PM – 4:00PM


80 picturesque acres m/l in unincorporated Clay County between Kearney & Smithville. T1: Solid 2,000sf 3BR fixer upper home on 8 acres overlooking 3 acre lake. T2: Adjoining 72 acres with a 7 acre lake. Bid on one or buy both!



8 Acre Country Estate

3 Acre Lake



Conveniently located between Kearney and Smithville just minutes to Smithville Lake within the Clinton County R-III school district in unincorporated Clay County, this picturesque property offers privacy, close-in country living, asphalt road frontage, all city amenities and no city or earnings taxes.



This brick raised ranch home is setback approximately 300 ft. from the road and offers over 2000 sq. ft. finished living area. The 3 bedroom, 3 bath, fixer-upper has enormous potential. A full walk-out basement is ready to finish. The newer 36×16 deck overlooks a stocked 3 acre lake on a private setting.



Entry: (12×6) Mosaic marble floors, enters to living room and breakfast nook.

Living Room: (13×11) Exposed wood sub-floors, large bay window.

Dining Room: (11×10) Exposed wood sub-floors.

Eat-in Kitchen: (18×13) Carpet, exposed wood sub-floors, door to deck, ceiling fan, built-in desk, large pantry, Frigidaire refrigerator, GE built-in electric double oven, Kenmore in-counter smooth top electric range. Missing partial cabinets and flooring from remediation.

Family Room: (24×14) Carpeted, two ceiling fans, a wood burning fireplace flanked by built-in bookshelves, a large picture window.

Master Bedroom: (13×13) Carpeted, ceiling fan, walk-in closet, one window.

Master Bathroom: Vinyl flooring, single vanity, shower.

Bedroom 2: (13×12) Carpeted, ceiling fan, built-in drawers and shelving, private bathroom with a single vanity and shower.

Hall Bath: Carpeted, single vanity, bathtub.

Bedroom 3: (24×13) Exposed wood sub-floors, ceiling fan, large walk-in closet, one window.

Deck (36×16) Built in 2012



Unfinished Basement: (51×28) Utilities, storage, workshop area, washer/dryer hook ups

Garage: (28×24) 2-car spaces, built-in shelves, access to backyard/patio



Newer 36×16 Deck (2012)

Picturesque Acreage

3 acre lake

Beautiful fireplace

Raised Ranch

One-year home warranty!


Architecture:  Traditional

Plan:  Raised Ranch

Exterior:  Brick, stucco

Year Built:  1973

Living Area:  2,038 sq. ft. (per county assessor)

Bedrooms:  3

Bath:  3

Kitchen: Frigidaire refrigerator, GE built-in electric double oven, Kenmore in counter smooth top electric range

Other Rooms:  Living room, dining room, family room, full basement

Flooring:  Marble, tile, carpet, sub

Heating:  Propane

Cooling:  Central electric

Hot water heater:  Propane

Roof:  Composition

Basement: Full

Water source:  City

Sewer source:  Septic

School District:  Clinton County R-III

Warranty:  One year

Acres: 8 +/-

Legal Description:

BEG 30’E OF SW COR NE1/4 SW1/4, E1026, N330, W1026, S330 TO POB








Having all of the location amenities of Tract 1, this adjoining 72.3 acre tract is also private and picturesque. It has asphalt road frontage, utilities available and offers a combination of mostly tillable ground with a 7 acre lake, timber, wildlife etc., but with a blank slate for you to create your own dreams.  This land is perfect for continued current use (agriculture) or to build your dream home, hobby farm, weekend getaway, investment, recreation and more!


Lot Size:               72.3 Acres +/-

Road Surface:    Asphalt

Entrance:             Highway Approved

Utilities:              Available

2014 Taxes:         $151.88

Legal Desc:         BEG 30’E OF NWCOR NE1/4 SW1/4, S1050, E1026, S330, E1585, N1365, W2595 TO POB

School District: Clinton County R-III

Lake: 7 acres +/-




    Call for details about making a bid/offer in advance of the auction.


    Registration opens at 9:00a.m.

    19403 Neth Road

    Trimble, MO  64492


Auctioneer’s Note:

This is a court ordered sale. Cates has been selected to sell the home and land to the highest acceptable bidder at public auction.  The two tracts will be offered separately and together and will be sold in the manner resulting in the highest price for the seller.  A Cates representative will be onsite for open house/inspections on Sundays, June 28th and July 5th; 2-4 PM followed by the onsite auction on Friday, July 10th at 10:00 a.m.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity.  Now is the time to buy and there’s no better place than at an auction.  Come and bid your price!



AUCTION METHOD: 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: Onsite bidder registration will begin one hour before the auction. Phone bidders must be

registered directly through our office 48 hours prior to auction day. All bidders must provide a valid driver’s license and current address. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions.


DOWN PAYMENT: The successful bidder(s) shall be required to make a 10% non-refundable down payment of the total purchase price immediately following the close of bidding. Cash, cashier’s check or personal/business check will be accepted from onsite bidders. Bank wire will be required from phone bidders.


FINANCING: 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.


CONTRACT SIGNING: The successful bidder(s) shall execute a purchase agreement immediately following the close of bidding. Winning phone bidders will be sent the real estate sale contract to sign via DocuSign/email. All final bid prices are subject to Seller approval, unless announced otherwise.


CLOSING: 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), if applicable.


EVIDENCE OF TITLE 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).


SURVEY 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.


REAL ESTATE TAXES & ASSESSMENTS: 2015 taxes are to be prorated as of the closing date.


EASEMENTS AND LEASES: Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record and any and all leases.


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


BUYER’S PREMIUM: 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).


BROKER PARTICIPATION: 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.

DISCLAIMERS AND ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: 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 MO-92 (exit 26 – Kearney) , west 4 miles to C Hwy, north 4.8 miles. Make a slight left turn onto Neth Road to property on right.  Watch for signs.

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