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  • STARTMay 28th - 2:00pm

  • VENUELewistown VFW Post 5001

Productive Fulton County, Illinois Land Auction

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2:00 P.M.

Sale to be held at the VFW Post 5001 located at 1323 South Main Street, Lewistown, Illinois.

245.93 Surveyed Acres • 4 Tracts

Auction Results:

Tract 1: $8,300.00 per acre

Tract 2: $12,800.00 per acre

Tract 3: $4,000.00 per acre

Tract 4: $262,500.00 lump sum

Total: $2,162,437.00









Selling 245.93 Surveyed Acres of Fulton County, IL farmland. Farm to be sold in 4 individual tracts. Tracts 1 & 2 contain highly productive soils. Tract 3 represents improved pastureland. Tract 4 is a beautiful and well maintained 3 bedroom brick ranch home with outbuildings. Land located in the East Half of the Northeast Quarter & the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, & in  the Southwest Quarter of Section 9, Fairview Township, Fulton County, IL. Generally located 1/2 mile south of Hwy 116 and approximately 1 mile west of Hwy 97, north of Fairview, IL. Fairview, IL is located west of Canton, IL.

Make plans to attend an open house… Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.


TRACT 1 – 157.87 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate approximately 153 acres tillable.
  • Soils include Ipava, Osco & Sable (99%).
  • This tract has an impressive PI of 140.2!
  • The balance acres of this tract is a short wooded draw near the northwest corner of the tract.
  • Access in the northwest corner by E Lyons Rd.

TRACT 2 – 30.47 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate this tract is nearly 100% tillable.
  • Soils include Clarksdale, Osco, Greenbush, Rozetta & Ipava.
  • Another productive tillable tract with a PI of 130.1.
  • Access along the entire east and south sides by E Lyons Rd.

TRACT 3 – 49.90 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate approximately 30.88 acres of open pasture with the balance being wooded.
  • Soils include Hickory, Rozetta, Lawson, Elco, Clarksdale & Greenbush.
  • There is a creek that runs through this tract.
  • Access along the entire east side by E Lyons Rd.

TRACT 4 – 7.69 Surveyed Acres

Make plans to check out this beautiful and well maintained Fulton County, IL brick ranch home which is situated on a hard surface all weather road. We will be conducting an open house on Sunday afternoon, May 1 from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.

Features of the home include an all brick exterior, 3 bedrooms, 11⁄2 baths with an additional 3⁄4 bath in the full basement. The basement is partially finished and has a fireplace. The home has a newer LP furnace and central air conditioning. The Hahn family had this home built and they have been the only people to ever live in it.

Other improvements include a large pole type machine shed with concrete floor and an additional Wick pole type garage/shop which has concrete floor, insulation and heat. There is also an open front building, grain bins, Harvestore and other smaller structures. This property lies in the Spoon River Valley #4 School District. The physical address for the home is 13855 East Lyons Road, London Mills, IL 61544.


            The Hahn farm will be sold in 4 individual tracts, all of which have recently been surveyed. Tracts 1, 2 & 3 will be sold on a price per acre basis, based on the recent survey. These first 3 tracts will be offered through the marketing method of “Buyer’s Choice” whereas the high bidder can elect any or all 3 of the tracts for their high bid. If the high bidder does not elect all 3 tracts, the remaining tract(s) will then be offered “Buyer’s Choice”. After all 3 vacant tracts have been sold we will sell Tract 4, which includes the home and buildings for a LUMP SUM or total dollar price. After all 4 tracts have been sold we will NOT offer the entire farm in it’s entirety. The tracts will not be combined.

            Ten percent (10%) of the bid price will be due on the day of the auction, with the balance due in approximately 30 days, on or before Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the time of closing. Title insurance in the full amount of the final bid price will be provided by the seller. The 2015 Real Estate taxes, due and payable in 2016, will be paid by the seller with the 2016 real estate taxes being the responsibility of the new buyer(s). Possession will be given at the time of closing on all 4 tracts subject only to a standard farm lease for the ‘16 crop year. This farm tenancy also includes the pasture Tract 3. The new buyer(s) will receive 100% of the crop lease income.

            All announcements sale day shall take precedence over any prior advertising either written or oral. The information in this brochure is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This real estate is being sold “as is”.

Farm known for generations as the Raymond “Jack” & Evelyn Hahn Farm

The Evelyn W. Hahn Estate

Patricia West & William Hahn – Co-Executors

Representing Attorney:
Nancy Schell of
Froehling Weber & Schell LLP
167 W Elm St, Canton, IL 61520
Phone: 309-647-6317

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May 28, 2016
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lewistown VFW Post 5001
1323 South Main St., Lewistown, IL, 61542, United States.
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