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  • STARTOct 11th - 10:00am

  • VENUELouisa County Fair Youth Center

Louisa County, Iowa Land Auction

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.

SOLD! TRACT 1 – $4,350.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 2 – $32,000 LUMP SUM

TOTAL – $469,958.00

Sale to be held at the Louisa County Fair Youth Center, 101 Fairground Rd, Columbus Junction, IA 52738

Open House: Thursday, September 27th from 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.

102.98 Surveyed Acres • 2 Tracts


The Story Farm is located in Sections 6 & 31, Columbus East, Louisa County, IA. (2½ miles south of Columbus Junction, IA) At the south edge of the small town of Columbus City, IA take Co. Rd X37 (Columbus St.) a ½ mile to 218th Ave. Turn right or south on 218th and proceed a ½ mile to the farm.

(Be watching for presale directional signs)


Tract 1 – 100.68 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA information indicates 76.11 acres tillable including 18.5 acres in CRP. The complete breakdown is as follows, 10.97 acres in CRP at a payment rate of $238.33 expiring in 2026 and 7.53 acres in CRP at a payment rate of $250.99 expiring in 2026.
  • Productive Ladoga, Hedrick & Lindley soils
  • CSR2 is 73 (76.5 on the tillable acres)
  • Access is on the east by 218th Ave.


Tract 2 – 2.3 Surveyed Acres & County Home

  • Physical Address: 12987 218th Ave Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • This tract is improved with an older 2 story 3 bedroom country home that offers 1,336 sq. ft. of living area. Also included with this property is an income producing mobile home and a 26’ x 90’ storage building.
  • The parcel offers several attractive new home building sites.
  • If you are looking for a small country acreage that is located just off a hard surface road and that has the potential for future home building, this could be the one for you!
  • Access is on the east by 218th Ave.



The Story Farm will be sold in 2 individual tracts on a price per acre basis, based on survey that is currently in progress. Tract 1 will be sold first on a price per acre basis. Tract 2 will be sold next for a lump sum total dollar amount. Both tracts will be sold individually and will NOT be combined at the conclusion of the auction.

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 Monday, November 12, 2018 upon delivery of a merchantable abstract and deed. Immediately following the auction, the successful bidder(s) shall enter into a written agreement with the seller. The real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Possession will be given at the time of closing, subject to a farm lease for the 2018 crop year on Tract 1. Possession on the mobile home on Tract 2 will sell subject to a lease with a tenant. Full possession will be given at the time of closing on the home. For complete details contact the auction company.

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”.





Faith E. Story – Seller

Representing Attorney:
Jay Schweitzer
Schweitzer & Wink
222 Main Street,
Columbus Junction, IA 52738
Phone: (319) 728-2219

Sale Managers: Jim Huff (319) 931-9292 • Jeff Hoyer (319) 759-4320

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October 11, 2018
10:00 am - 11:55 pm


Louisa County Fair Youth Center
101 Fairground Rd, Columbus Junction, IA, 52738, United States.
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