Mercer County, IL Land Auction – Carlson

Carlson Land Calendar

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 - 10:00 am Central

Auction to be conducted as a virtual, online auction. If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at

(844) 847-2161

Location

Mercer County, Illinois

1,194.3 Surveyed Acres • 14 Tracts

Carlson Land Calendar

Seller

Therese A. Carlson Kipling Estate

Managed By

Jim Sullivan (217) 440-8172

John Sullivan (309) 221-6700

Dale Jones (309) 299-6400

Location & General Information

Tracts 1-7 are located in Sections 22, 23 and 25 of Abington Township at the edge of Seaton, Illinois. Tracts 8-14 are located in Sections 3 and 10 of Abington Township, approximately 4 miles northwest of Seaton, Illinois. Seaton, Illinois is located approximately 30 miles southeast of Muscatine, Iowa or approximately 30 miles northwest of Galesburg, Illinois.

The Carlson Farm contains 1,194.3 surveyed acres to be sold in 14 tracts. Tracts 1-7 represent highly productive tillable cropland. Tracts 8-14 have some very productive tillable cropland as well as some premier hunting and recreational acreage. Pope Creek winds through several of the recreational tracts.

Farmers, investors and outdoor enthusiasts, this will be an auction you won’t want to miss!

Tract Information

Tract 1 • 80.9 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 79.82 cropland acres
  • Access on the south by 15th Ave and on the east by 160th St.
  • Biggsville, Joy, Seaton, and Mannon soils
  • PI rating of 138.4 on the cropland acres

Tract 2 • 103.4 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 86.04 cropland acres
  • Access on the south by Cty. Hwy. 16 and on the west by 140th St.
  • Biggsville, Joy, Seaton, and Mannon soils
  • PI rating of 126.6 on the cropland acres

Tract 3 • 73.5 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 63.09 cropland acres
  • Access on the south by Co. Hwy. 16 and on the east by 150th St.
  • Biggsville, Joy, Seaton, and Mannon soils
  • PI rating of 125.1 on the cropland acres
  • There is an older house on the east side of this tract which is in poor condition

Tract 4 • 45.6 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 43.52 cropland acres
  • Access on the east 150th St.
  • Biggsville, Joy, Seaton, and Mannon soils
  • PI rating of 138.3 on the cropland acres

Tract 5 • 85.3 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 83 cropland acres
  • Access on the north by 30th Ave.
  • Biggsville, Joy, Seaton, and Mannon soils
  • PI rating of 138.4 on the cropland acres

Tract 6 • 85.4 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 80 cropland acres
  • Access on the north by 30th Ave. and on the west by 140th St.
  • Biggsville, Joy and Seaton soils
  • PI rating of 127.9 on the cropland acres
  • This tract is improved with a 50’ x 80’ machine shed, (2) 18,000 BU grain bins, (1) 9,000 BU grain bin (as is) and a 30’ x 40’ wood frame storage building

Tract 7 • 39.8 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 35 cropland acres
  • Access on the east by 14th St.
  • Joy, Seaton, and Mannon soils
  • PI rating of 129.3 on the cropland acres

Tract 8 • 118.2 Surveyed Acres

  • This tract is all wooded offering premier hunting and recreational acreage! Pope Creek winds through this tract. There is a small cabin and campsite area on the north side.
  • Access by a deeded 30’ roadway extending east from 135th St.

Tract 9 • 54.1 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 15 cropland acres
  • Access on the west by 135th St.
  • Seaton, Cambden, Sawmill and Landes soils on the cropland acres
  • PI rating of 116.8 on the cropland acres
  • The non cropland acres are wooded offering premier hunting and recreational acreage! Pope Creek winds though this tract.

Tract 10 • 171.7 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 94.3 cropland acres
  • Access on the northwest corner by 135th St.
  • Sawmill, Cambden, Titus, Coffeen, Atterberry, Rosetta and Orion soils on the cropland acres
  • PI rating of 126.8 on the cropland acres
  • The non cropland acres are wooded offering premier hunting and recreational acreage! Pope Creek winds though this tract.
  • This tract is improved with (1) 12,000 BU grain bin and (1) 10,000 BU grain bin

Tract 11 • 161.3 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 113 cropland acres
  • Access on the west by 135th St. and on the north by 50th Ave.
  • Seaton, Stronghurst and Sable soils on the cropland acres
  • PI rating of 113.5 on the cropland acres
  • The non cropland acres are wooded offering premier hunting and recreational acreage!

Tract 12 • 49.5 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 28.73 cropland acres
  • Access on the west by 135th St.
  • Stronghurst, Rosetta and Sylvan soils on the cropland acres
  • PI rating of 115.2 on the cropland acres
  • The non cropland acres are wooded offering premier hunting and recreational acreage!

Tract 13 • 41.9 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 28 cropland acres
  • Access on the south by 50th Ave. and on the east by 135th St.
  • Stronghurst, Seaton and Sylvan soils on the cropland acres
  • PI rating of 123.2 on the cropland acres
  • The non cropland acres are wooded offering premier hunting and recreational acreage!

Tract 14 • 83.7 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures should indicate 66 cropland acres
  • Access on the east by 135th St.
  • Stronghurst, Rosetta and Seaton soils on the cropland acres
  • PI rating of 117.8 on the cropland acres

Method & Terms

All 14 tracts will be sold on a price per acre basis, based on the acreages obtained from a recent survey.

Tracts 1 - 7 will be offered through the marketing method of “Buyers Choice,” whereas the high bidder can elect any or all tracts (in any order) for their high bid. If the high bidder does not elect all of the tracts then the remaining tract(s) will be offered until all of tracts 1-7 have been purchased.

Tracts 8-14 will then be offered through the marketing method of “Buyers Choice,” whereas the high bidder can elect any or all tracts (in any order) for their high bid. If the high bidder does not elect all of the tracts then the remaining tract(s) will be offered until all of tracts 8-14 have been purchased.

The tracts will NOT be offered together or in their entirety at the conclusion of the auction.

Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer(s) will be required to sign a real estate sales contract and pay ten percent (10%) of the purchase price as a non-refundable down payment which will be held in escrow until closing. The balance of the purchase price will be due at closing which will take place on or before January 6, 2023. The seller will provide title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price and pay the 2022 real estate taxes, due and payable in 2023. Full possession will be given at the time of closing. The land sells free and clear of tenancy for 2023 and beyond.

Bidding is NOT subject to any contingencies, including but not limited to financing, an appraisal or inspection of the property.

All announcements made sale day take precedence over prior advertising either written or oral. The information in our brochure, in our advertisements and on our website is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, drone video, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties made by the seller or Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC pertaining to this property. Real estate is being sold “AS IS”.

Aerial Tour

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Therese A. Carlson Kipling Estate

 

Representing Attorney:

Marci M. Shoff  |  Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler LLP

4600 N. Brandywine Drive, Suite 200, Peoria, IL 61614

(309) 688-9400

 

Auction Managers:

Jim Sullivan (217) 440-8172

John Sullivan (309) 221-6700

Dale Jones (309) 299-6400