GONE! NO RESERVE MULTI-PARCEL LAND & HOME AUCTION – BALDWIN CITY, KS – UNINCORPORATED DOUGLAS COUNTY – (MARGARET COUNTS TRUST)
1780 N. 375 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006
Auction Location: Baldwin City Lodge, 502 Ames Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006
OPEN HOUSE/INSPECTIONS: Sundays, August 2nd & 9th; 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
ALL TRACTS SELL WITH NO RESERVE!
160 ACRES M/L – OFFERED IN 5 TRACTS FROM 25 TO 40 ACRES M/L
W/4 BR, 2-STY FARM HOUSE, DET. GARAGE & LG. POLE BARN
Perfect for Homesites, Hobby Farms, Recreation, Development, Investment
This picturesque 160 acre century farm, currently leased for grazing cattle, features gorgeous land with scenic hill-top views, rolling hills, fenced pastures, hardwood timber, 4 ponds, winding creek, plentiful wildlife and includes a historic 4 bedroom, 2-story farm house, 2 car detached garage, large 1898 pole barn and more! The property is zoned agriculture, has road frontage on 3 sides (N 400, E 1750 and N 375 roads), is conveniently located just north and east of the Baldwin City Junior/High Schools and west of Douglas County lake in Unincorporated Douglas County. The land is being offered in 6 tracts from 4 to 40 acres and is perfect for your dream home, hobby farm, recreation, development or investment.
TRACT 1 – 28 ACRES M/L
This 28 acre tract is situated directly across from the Signal Ridge subdivision just north of the Baldwin City Junior/High Schools at the southeast corner of E 1750 Rd. & N 400 Rd. The land features gorgeous scenic hill-top views, fenced pastures, hilly to rolling topography, scattered timber and road frontage on 3 sides (E 1750, N 400 & N375 Roads). An excellent development site!
TRACT 2B – 40 ACRES M/L, 2-STORY FARM HOUSE, DET. GARAGE & POLE BARN
This 40 acre tract is situated at the southwest corner of N 400 & N 375 Rd., features gorgeous scenic views, fenced pastures, hardwood timber, pond, winding creek, solid 4 bedroom, 2-bath, 2-story farm house with steel siding, hardwood floors, front and rear porches, living/dining room, kitchen, full basement, two car detached garage, large 50’x70’ pole barn, Columbian grain bin, etc. And don’t forget the breathtaking views of “Margaret’s High Pasture”. Also see the Counts History in the Property Information Package relating to the Santa Fe Trail crossing on this tract.
COMBINATION OF TRACTS 2A & 4A WILL BE SOLD TOGETHER
TRACT 2A – 4 ACRES M/L
This 4 acre tract is situated at the northwest corner of N 400 & N 375 Rd., features heavy timber, sloping topography, road frontage on 2 sides (N 400 & N 375 Roads), and would be a perfect spot for a homesite in the woods.
TRACT 4A – 25 ACRES M/L
This 25 acre tract is situated between tracts 1 & 2-A on the north side of N375 just east of E 1750 Rd. The property features scenic views, fenced pastures, rolling hills, timber, pond and road frontage on 2-sides (N 400 Rd. & N 375 Rd). A perfect site for your dream home, hobby farm, etc.
TRACT 4B – 30 ACRES M/L
This 30 acre tract is situated between tracts 2-B & 5 on the south side of N 375 just east of E 1750 Rd. The property features scenic hill-top views, pond, winding creek, hilly to rolling topography, open pastures, hardwood timber, is fenced and has road frontage on N 375 road. This tract was partially logged in 2003 and is home to Coleman’s Dell. See the Legend of Coleman’s Dell contained in the Property Information Package.
TRACT 5 – 38 ACRES M/L
This 38 acre tract is situated directly across from the Baker University Soccer Complex, just north of the Baldwin City Junior/High Schools and just south of the Signal Ridge subdivision on E 1750 road. The land features scenic views, rolling hills, fenced pastures, is bordered by timber on the south and east, and has road frontage on 2 sides (E 1750 Rd. & N 375 Rd.). An excellent development site.
2 EASY WAYS TO BUY
1. Make an Offer in Advance
2. Bid Live Onsite
Don’t miss this opportunity to bid your price on all or part of this picturesque 160 acre century farm. The property will be offered in 6 tracts and you can bid on the tract or tracts just the way you want to buy them. A Cates representative will be onsite for open houses on Sunday, August 2nd & 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. to answer your questions. The auction will be held off-site at the Baldwin City Lodge on Friday, August 14 at 1:00 p.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!
Baldwin City Lodge
502 Ames St,
Baldwin City, KS 66006
AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
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.
Onsite bidder registration will begin one hour before the auction. Online bidder registration is open now. All bidders must provide a valid driver’s license and current address. Online bidders must also provide a credit card to register. 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% 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 also be accepted from online bidders.
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 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), 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).
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.
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.
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.
Video: NO RESERVE MULTI-PARCEL LAND & HOME AUCTION – BALDWIN CITY
From KC: I-35 S 30 miles to Homestead Ln., right .5 mile to 199th St., left 2 miles to US-56 W, left 10 miles to Eisenhower Rd., right .5 mile becomes E 1750 Rd., straight onto N 375 Rd to farm. From Topeka: I-70 E 18 miles to KS-10, right 8 miles to E 1300 Rd/US-59 S, right 6 miles to County Hwy 460/N 650 Rd., left 5 miles to E 1700 Rd/ County Hwy 1055, right 2 miiles to N 400 Rd., left 1 mile to N 375 Rd, right to farm. Watch for signs.