Shelby County, IL Land Auction – Powers

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 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


TRACT 1 – $15,500 PER ACRE

TRACT 2 – $8,050 PER ACRE


TOTAL – $1,531,762.00


Shelby County, Illinois


Heirs of Zelma Eileen Powers & Darrell Powers

Managed By

Kevin Haas (309) 264-7767

John Sullivan (309) 221-6700

General Information

123.74 Taxable Acres • 2 Tracts

The Powers family land contains a total of 123.74 taxable acres and will be sold in 2- tracts. Both tracts are located north of Shelbyville, IL, or approximately 30 miles south of Decatur, IL. Tract 1 is approximately 5 miles north of Shelbyville and is further described as being located in Sections 26 and 27, and Tract 2 is approximately 9 miles north in Section 2, all in T12N-R3E, Ridge Township, Shelby County, IL.

Tract 1 contains 71.9 acres and represents nearly all tillable, productive farmland; Tract 2 contains 51.84 acres and represents productive tillable acres, wooded draws, and is improved with an older home and farm outbuildings.

tract information


  • FSA maps indicate 71.7 cropland acres
  • Soil Productivity Index (PI): 129.9
  • Soil types include Dana, Raub and Drummer
  • Road access along the south side by County Road 1650N
  • Nearly all tillable productive farmland


  • FSA maps indicate 38.5 cropland acres
  • Soil Productivity Index (PI): 123.9
  • Soil types include Parr, Dana and Flanagan
  • The balance of the acres is a wooded waterway which offers hunting and outdoor recreational opportunities.
  • Improvements include an older 1-story home in need of major repair, several small grain bins and other outbuildings
  • Road access along the west side by County Road 1600E & along the north side by County Road 2100N

real estate tax information

PIN 17-07-26-00-100-001 - 69.0 Acres - $1976.40
PIN 17-07-27-00-200-004 - 2.9 Acres - $67.66
PIN 17-07-02-00-100-002 - 20.0 Acres - $509.36
PIN 17-07-02-00-100-004 - 31.84 Acres - $641.82

Aerial tour

Method & Terms

Both tracts will be sold individually, by the acre based on the taxable acres. Each tract will sell individually and the tracts will not be offered together 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 be on or before December 15, 2021. Possession will be given at the time of closing subject to the current 2021 farm lease.

The 2021 real estate taxes will be paid by the sellers. The 2022 real estate taxes and all subsequent years will be the responsibility of the buyer(s). Title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price will be provided by the seller.

Bidding is NOT subject to the following contingencies, including but not limited to financing, appraisal or inspection.

All announcements made sale day take precedence over 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 made by the seller or Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC pertaining to this property. Real estate is being sold “AS IS”.

fsa Information - Tract 1

fsa Information - Tract 2

Plat Map

Aerial Map


SOIL test results

pH — 6.35
P — 34#/A
K — 224#/A
pH — 5.97
P — 40#/A
K — 261#/A

Photos - Tract 1

Photos - Tract 2

Heirs of Zelma Eileen Powers & Darrell Powers


Representing Attorney:

John V. Freeman

220 N Morgan St.

Shelbyville, IL 62565

(217) 774-9595


Auction Managers:

Kevin Haas (309) 264-7767

John Sullivan (309) 221-6700