Hancock County, IL Land Auction

202.85 Surveyed Acres – 4 Tracts


SOLD! TRACT 1 – $7,500.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 2 – $3,900.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 3 – $105,000.00 LUMP SUM

SOLD! TRACT 4 – $6,900.00 PER ACRE

TOTAL – $1,298,853.00


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:00 P.M.

Open House: Tues. Eve., Aug. 28th • 4-6 PM

Auction held at Sullivan Auction Site, 1.5 miles east of Hamilton, IL.


The Comstock farms are located a short distance south of Hamilton, IL along Hwy 96.  The farms are further described as being located in Section 5, T4N-R8W, Wythe Township, Hancock County, IL.  The Comstock farm represents productive, tillable cropland, recreational timber ground, pasture/hay ground & a beautiful setting country home with barn & other outbuildings.

• Productive Tillable Farmland!

• Recreational timber ground!

• Hay and Pastureland!

• 2 Story country home & buildings!












Tract 1 – 84.44 Surveyed Acres

• FSA figures indicate 83.48 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production

• PI Rating: 121.1

• Productive soil types include Clarksdale, Keomah, Fishhook, Rubio, Ipava & Virden

• Access is along the east side by Hwy 96


Tract 2 – 72.98 Surveyed Acres

• FSA figures indicate 49.19 acres of cropland currently in row crop production

• The balance is in timber, pasture & draws

• PI Rating: 104.8

• Soil types include Keomah, Fishhook, Clarksdale, Hickory & Elco

• This tract has a lot to offer – income producing tillable acres, timber & draws which offer excellent areas to hunt whitetail deer & wild turkey, pasture/hay ground, building sites, etc.

• Access is along the east side by Hwy 96


Tract 3 – 5.44 Surveyed Acres

• Make plans to check out this beautiful 2-story country home ideally located south of Hamilton, IL

• The home features 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, full kitchen, dining/living area, unfinished basement & front porch

• This parcel is improved with several outbuildings including a well maintained barn w/ updated roof & siding, (2) grain bins, detached garage & several other outbuildings in various conditions

Open House: Tuesday Eve., August 28th from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.

• Access is along the east side by Hwy 96


Tract 4 – 39.99 Surveyed Acres

• FSA figures indicate 40.5 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production

• PI Rating: 122.6 • Productive soil types include Clarksdale, Ipava, Fishhook & Keller

• There is also an older pole building located on this tract

• Access is along the north by Hwy 96 & along the east side by N County Road 850



All 4 tracts have recently been surveyed. Tracts 1, 2 & 4 will sell on a price per acre basis. Tract 3 will be sold for a lump sum total dollar amount. All 4 tracts will be sold individually. The tracts will NOT be offered in their entirety or in any combinations at the conclusion of the auction.

Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer(s) will be required to enter into a written purchase agreement with the seller and pay ten percent (10%) of the bid price. The balance of the bid price will be due at the time of closing on or before Monday, October, 15, 2018. Bidding is NOT contingent upon financing. Title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price will be provided by the seller. The 2018 real estate taxes, due and payable in 2019, will be paid by the seller on tracts 1, 2 & 4. The 2018 real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing on tract 3. The 2019 real estate taxes will be paid by the buyer(s). Possession will be given at the time of closing. The farm sells subject to a crop share tenancy for the 2018 crop year. The farm sells free & clear for the 2019 crop year. There are no hunting leases associated with the property.

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”.



Michael Sullivan (309) 333-0916


Known Locally as the Vern & Darlene Comstock Farms

Jeanne Bennett & Max F. Comstock – Sellers


Representing Attorney:

Michael A. Bickhaus

& Jeff Terry

Schmiedeskamp Robertson Leu & Mitchell LLP

525 Jersey St., Quincy, IL 62301

PH: 217-223-3030