GONE! Country Estate Auction: 4 Bedroom Home on 2.5 Acres | De Soto, KS

Spacious home with open plan and ideal setting. For sale at auction. Last listed at $449,000; Seller’s Reserve only $210,000!

1.5 story, 4BR, 3.5BA custom home w/main level master & laundry. Updated elements. High ceilings w/lots of light & natural views. Serene, partially wooded 2.47 acres w/easy highway access. Seller’s $210k reserve is less than half last list!

Began: 04/06/18 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 31775 W 89th Street, DeSoto, KS 66018


31775 W. 89th Street, De Soto, KS 66018

1.5 story, 4BR, 3.5BA custom home w/main level master & laundry. Updated elements throughout. High ceilings w/large windows, lots of light, and natural views. Serene, partially wooded 2.47 acres w/creek and easy highway access. Sells to the highest bidder over $210,000 reserve (less than half last list)!

Main Level

Entry: 2-story with large arched window and oil-rubbed bronze fixture. Leaded glass front door with sidelights. Coat closet. Tile floor.

Dining Room: 12×13. Bay window, crown molding, five-globe oil-rubbed bronze center fixture. New carpet.

Living Room: 12×15. Bay window, built in cabinets/shelving. Open to entry and great room. Hardwood floor.

Great Room: 15×23. Soaring 18’ ceiling w/updated center fan. Large windows and mullioned French doors to deck.  Remote-controlled gas fireplace with glass door inset, tile surround, and handsome wood mantel. Built-in shelving. Wide views overlooking the rear of the property. Open to living room and kitchen. Hardwood floor.

Kitchen: Beveled-edge granite counters with tile backsplash and oil-rubbed bronze hardware. Built-in microwave niche and roll-out shelves. Counter seating for three with amber glass pendant lighting. Frigidaire gas range and oven/convection w/digital controls (purchased 8/16). Stainless undermount double sink and Pfister faucet. LG stainless dishwasher w/hidden controls. Amana side-by-side refrigerator/freezer. Open to great room and breakfast room. Hardwood floor.

Breakfast Room: 9×8. 12’ cathedral ceiling with updated lighted fan. Large windows with views to the east, south, and west. Walks out to patio. Hardwood floor.

Master Bedroom: 14×20. Ceiling detail with updated lighted ceiling fan and crown molding. Walk-in closet. Windows to the south and east with lovely views. Walks out to patio. Exotic hardwood floor.

Master Bathroom: Granite double vanity, oil-rubbed bronze hardware and Moen faucets, jetted corner tub with window. Walk-in closet. Private shower/toilet room. Tile floor.

Hall Bath: Single granite-topped vanity and toilet.

Laundry/Mud Room: Cabinets, tile floor.

Garage: 2-car, side-entry, two windows to the north. New doors 2017.

Upper Level

Bedroom 2: 15×12. North-facing bay window with window seat storage, two closets, upgraded lighted ceiling fan. New carpet.

Private Bath: Single granite-topped vanity, oil-rubbed bronze fixtures, tiled shower/tub combo, tiled floor.

Bedroom 3: 11×12. North-facing bay window with window seat storage, upgraded lighted ceiling fan, hardwood floor. Private sink, dressing area, and closet.

Bedroom 4: 12×14. Two large closets, windows overlooking rear acreage, updated lighted ceiling fan, exotic hardwood floor. Private sink and dressing area.

Hollywood Bath: Dual private granite-topped vanities (see bedrooms 3 & 4) joined by a shared room with tub/shower combo and toilet. Tile floors.

Loft Area: High level views to the north and south.

Lower Level

Finished Bonus Room/Flex Space: 20×23. Perfect for home gym, hobby, entertainment, office, or combination. Daylight window, carpet.

Unfinished Spaces: Overhead door and pedestrian door. Windows, sump pump, workshop areas w/peg board, stubbed for bath. Great options for equipment, lots of storage, and more finished space if desired.


  • 2.47 acres
  • Partially wooded w/creek on western border
  • Fenced & gated yard
  • Paved road
  • 15×14 deck overlooking rear of property
  • Newer 30-year roof (11/16)
  • Stucco & maint-free siding (11/17)
  • HVAC replaced 4 years ago
  • New carpet (8/17)
  • Updated hardware, fixtures, and ceiling fans throughout
  • Brazilian mahogany floors
  • No HOA!
  • Bidding opens at seller’s reserve of only $210,000 (less than half last list price of $449,000)!


Auctioneer’s Note

What an opportunity! This wonderful home has just enough picturesque acreage to guarantee a peaceful setting without loads of work. You’ll love the woods and creek. Despite the private feel, easy highway access means short drives to The Legends, Overland Park or KU. Our sellers have set their reserve at less than half of their last list price and authorized us to share it with you. The home will be sold to the highest bidder over $210,000!





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 5% 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 45 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing subject to any remaining rights of the current tenant(s), if applicable.



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).



2018 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.


From KS-7, west on KS-10, north on Kill Creek Rd., east on W. 89th St. to 31775 on the south side of the road.

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