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  • STARTJan 30th - 1:00pm

  • VENUEStoney Creek Inn

Adams County, IL Land Auction


SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2016 AT 1:00 P.M.

Sale to be held at the Stoney Creek Inn, 3809 Broadway Street, Quincy, IL



Tract 1, 40.9 acres:  $10,250.00 per acre

Tract 2, 57.8 acres:  $8,100.00 per acre

Tract 3, 44.6 acres:  $8,100.00 per acre

Tract 4, 86.3 acres:  $8,250.00 per acre

Tract 5, 41.0 acres:  $5,475.00 per acre

Tract 6, 15.4 acres:  $127,500.00 lump sum

Total, 286 acres:  $2,312,115













The Austin land contains 286 surveyed acres and will be sold in 6 tracts. The property is located approximately 2 miles north of Mendon, IL along the 336 Expressway, or approximately 13 miles northeast of Quincy, IL. The property is further described as being located in Sections 25 & 36 of Mendon Township (T2N-R8W) and Section 31 of Keene Township (T2N-R7W), Adams County, IL.

The land represents tillable farmland with productive soils, improved pastureland, a country home and farm improvements, and is all ideally located adjacent to the 336 Expressway. Clayton Camp Point Rural Water is available to all of the tracts. The Austin property offers many opportunities for the investor, farmer and developer.



Tract 1 – 40.9 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA map indicates this tract is nearly 100% tillable.
  • Productive soil types: Clarksdale (68.8%), Fishhook (17.3%), Rubio (8.2%) & Emery (5.8%)
  • Productivity Index (PI): 119.9
  • Access is along the entire east side by County Rd. 1300E.


Tract 2 – 57.8 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate approximately 51.5 acres of productive cropland!
  • Productive soil types: Clarksdale (44.6%), Fishhook (23.5%), Greenbush (14.1%), Emery (10.6%) & a few other smaller soil complexes, such as Timewell, Lawson & Keomah.
  • Productivity Index (PI): 113.6
  • Access is along the entire east side by County Rd. 1300E.


Tract 3 – 44.6 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate approximately 41.33 acres of productive cropland!
  • Soil types: Clarksdale, Fishhook, Ursa, Bunkum & Lawson.
  • Productivity Index (PI): 103.3
  • Access is along the entire south by County Rd. 2450N & along the west by County Rd. 1250E.


Tract 4 – 86.3 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate approximately 77.22 acres of productive cropland!
  • Productive soil types: Clarksdale (48.2%), Timewell & Ipava (15.9%), Greenbush (11%) & other smaller soil complexes to include Atlas, Rozetta, Keller & Hickory
  • Productivity Index (PI): 119.1
  • Access is along the entire north by County Rd. 2475N and along the west by 1300E. Expressway 336 runs along the entire south side.


Tract 5 – 41.0 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate approximately 24.49 acres of productive cropland!
  • The balance of the farm is in improved pastureland and a cattle barn with fenced lots.
  • Soil types (on the entire farm): Clarksdale, Fishhook, Lawson & Timewell
  • Productivity Index (PI) on the tillable acres: 109.8
  • Access is on the entire north by County Rd. 2450N & along the east by County Rd. 1300E.


Tract 6 – 15.4 Surveyed Acres

  • This ideal small tract of land is improved with an older country residence that has not been lived in for several years and is in need of extensive renovation. Other improvements include a very nice 58’x80’ Morton machine shed, a large historic barn, open front cattle shed, a large detached garage with shop area and 2 small grain bins.
  • The balance of this tract consist of improved rolling pastureland, pond & cattle lots.
  • Access is on the entire south by County Rd. 2450N.
  • Be sure to checkout this very nice small tract of land with a country residence and outbuildings!



Acreages in this advertisement are estimated. A survey has been completed and final surveyed acreages will be used to calculate the final settlement price. Tracts 1 – 5 will be sold by the acre (based on the surveyed acres) and offered through the marketing method of “Buyer’s Choice,” whereas the high bidder can elect (in any order) any or all tracts for their high bid. “Buyer’s Choice” auctioning will continue until all five tracts have been purchased. Tract 6 will sell for a “Lump Sum” total dollar amount.

Ten percent (10%) of the bid price to be paid on the day of sale, with the balance due at the time of closing, scheduled on or before March 1, 2016. Title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price will be provided by the sellers. Possession will be given at the time of closing. All tracts sell with full possession for the ’16 crop year! The 2015 real estate taxes will be paid by the seller.

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”.


Deborah Ellsworth, Brian Austin, John Austin and Naomi Austin – Sellers


Representing Attorneys:

Thomas a. Durphy

Shands Elbert Gianoulakis & Giljum LLP

1 North Brentwood, Suite 800

St. Louis, MO 63105-3925

Phone: (314) 241-3963


James A. Rapp

Schmiedeskamp, Robertson, Neu & Mitchell LLP

525 jersey street

Quincy, Il 62301

Phone: (217) 223-3030

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January 30, 2016
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Stoney Creek Inn
Quincy, IL, United States.
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