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  • STARTMay 30th - 5:00pm

  • VENUESperry, Iowa

Des Moines County, Iowa Real Estate Auction

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.

SOLD! $140,000.00

Sale to be held onsite at 12239 180th St., Sperry, Iowa 52650




The Orton Property is located is Section 23, Franklin Township, Des Moines County, IA. Physical address: 12330 180th St. Sperry, IA. 52650. From the south edge of Mediapolis, IA. take U.S. Hwy. 61 south 3 ½ miles to 180th St., then turn left or east on 180th St. and proceed a ½ mile to the property. (Be watching for presale directional signs)


Home, Buildings & 2.57 Acres

The Orton Property is improved with a large 2 story country home that features 3 bedrooms and offers 2,212 sq. ft. of living area. Other amenities of the dwelling include an eat-in kitchen, main floor laundry, and nice sun porch. The home is heated with a GFA LP furnace and also has central air. There are some very nice structures on this acreage such as a 24’ x 20’ 2 car detached garage, a 40’ x 50’ machine shed, a 50’ x 64’ livestock barn w/a lean-to addition, as well other smaller storage buildings. This attractive rural acreage features several mature shade trees surrounding the home, includes a small pasture area suitable for horses or other small farm animals and the water service is provided by Rathbun Rural Water.

If you are looking to get out in the country, we urge you to take a look at this property that is located just south of Mediapolis, IA and only 10 miles north of Burlington, IA.

Estimated Real Estate Taxes: $1,285.00


The Orton property will both be sold for a LUMP SUM total dollar amount.

Ten (10%) percent of the bid price to be due on the day of sale with the balance due in approximately 30 days, on or before June 30, 2017 upon delivery of a merchantable abstract and deed. Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer(s) shall enter into a written agreement with the sellers. The real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Full possession will be given at the time of closing. Subject to the Iowa Septic System law, the septic system on the property will require updating, the sellers will escrow $5,000.00 towards the septic system replacement expense. The balance of the system replacement cost will be at the buyers expense.

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”.

Alan & Sharon Orton – Sellers

Representing Attorney:
Gary L. Putnam
Hirsch, Adams, Putnam, Cahill & Wiley, P.L.C., Law Office
1307 Broadway St
West Burlington, IA 52655-160
Phone: (319) 754-7545


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May 30, 2017
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Sperry, Iowa
12239 180th St., Sperry, IA, 52650, United States.
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