Hancock County, IL Real Estate Auction

SOLD! TRACT 1 – $2,700.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 2 – $20,000.00 LUMP SUM

SOLD! TRACT 3 – $1,050.00 LUMP SUM

SOLD! TRACT 4 – $3,700.00 LUMP SUM

SOLD! TRACT 5 – $1,500.00 LUMP SUM

SOLD! TRACT 6 – $4,500.00 LUMP SUM

SOLD! TRACT 7 – $1,400.00 LUMP SUM

14 Acres, Fountain Green Residence & Several Fountain Green Lots

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.

Auction to be held at the Eagles Club • 519 N. Madison St. • Carthage, IL

OPEN HOUSE: Thursday, October 4, 2018 • 4:30 – 6:00 P.M.


Tract 1 (14 acres) is located 1.5 miles north of Fountain Green in Section 21, T6N – R5W, Fountain Green Township, Hancock County, IL. This piece represents rolling pasture land grown up in small trees & brush which are ideal for wildlife habitat & bedding. Tracts 2-7 are located in the small town of Fountain Green, IL and represent a residence, buildings & several vacant lots. Fountain Green is located 7 miles south of LaHarpe or 10 miles northeast of Carthage.



Tract 1 – 14 Acres±

  • This small tract has many possibilities
  • Currently, this piece is in grown up pasture with small trees & brush which is great for whitetail deer & other wildlife habitat & bedding
  • Located between 2 blocks of timber, this piece is a natural travel corridor for whitetail deer & other wildlife
  • Potential building sites w/ rural water & electricity available
  • Access is along the south by E County Road 2050 & along the east by N County Road 2800

Tract 2 is located on the west side of Fountain Green. This piece represents a 5 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch style home, 2-car detached garage & other outbuildings. The home is equipped with gas forced air heat and central air conditioning. Make plans to attend the Open House!

Tract 3 is located at the west edge of Fountain Green and represents 4 vacant city lots

Tract 4 is located on the west side of Fountain Green. This piece represents 8 city lots that are improved with a 28’x 32′ quonset shed & a 90’x 25′ building.

Tract 5 is located at the southwest edge of Fountain Green and represents 2 large vacant city lots.

Tract 6 is located at the south edge of Fountain Green. This piece represents 4 city lots that are improved with a 60’x 32′ building & a 178’x 20′ building.

Tract 7 is located at the northeast edge of Fountain Green & represents 6 vacant city lots.



Tract 1 will be sold on a price per acre basis, based on taxable acres. Tracts 2-7 will be sold for a lump sum, total dollar amount. Tract 1 will be sold first. Tract 2 will be sold next. Tracts 3-7 will then be 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 will continue until all tracts (3-7) have been sold. 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 twenty percent (20%) of the bid price. The balance of the bid price will be due at the time of closing on or before Monday, November 26, 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 prorated to the date of closing on all tracts. The 2019 real estate taxes will be paid by the buyer(s). Full possession will be given at the time of closing. There are no hunting leases associated with tract 1.

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”.












AUCTION MANAGER: Michael Sullivan (309) 333-0916


Representing Attorney

Eric Icenogle

Capps, Ancelet, Rasmussen & Icenogle

55 South Adams St., Carthage, IL 62321

(217) 357-2107