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  • STARTOct 12th - 10:00am

  • VENUERiverview Club

Van Buren County, Iowa Land Auction

SOLD! TRACT 1 – $2,250.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 2 – $2,750.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 3 – $2,750.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 4 – $2,350.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 5 – $52,500.00 LUMP SUM

TOTAL – $1,081,307.00


425.24 Surveyed Acres • 5 Tracts

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M.

Auction to be held at the Riverview Country Club, 217 Riverview Dr., Keosauqua, Iowa 52565

Please Note: This weekend is the annual Van Buren County fall festival. Please plan for alternative routes and to arrive early to the River View Club. We hope to see you at the auction in Keosauqua.

Mark your calendars now for this large Van Buren County, Iowa land auction. This farm features productive, tillable farmland and awesome hunting and recreational acreage. Tract 5 offers a 1 1/2 story recently updated home that includes Rathbun Rural Water and an updated septic system. This property will be one of the premier hunting properties that will be offered at public auction in Southern Iowa this year. If you are a hunter or outdoorsman this is an auction you will not want to miss!


Location: The Sisk • Powers • Childers Farm is located in Sections 3S, 4S, 5S, 8S, 9S & 34, Des Moines Township, Van Buren County, IA. At the south edge of Keosauqua, IA on St. Hwy. 1 go south 3 1/2 miles to St. Hwy. 2. Turn right or west and proceed 2 1/2 miles to Jersey Ave., turn right or south and go 3 1/2 miles to 285th St., turn right or west and proceed 1 1/2 miles to the property. (Be watching for presale directional signs)

Tract Information

Tract 1 • 64.56 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA information indicates 28.98 acres tillable. The balance of this tract is in wooded draws and a wooded creek bed offering great cover for wildlife.
  • Soils include Nodaway-Coppock-Cantril & Gara-Armstrong
  • CSR2 is 59
  • Access is on the north by 285th Rd. & on the west by Hickory Ave.

Tract 2 • 64.78 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA information indicates 35.25 acres tillable. The remainder of this parcel includes wooded draws and timber areas making for attractive recreational acreage.
  • Gara, Rinda & Olmitz-Vesser-Zook soils
  • CSR2 is 53.5
  • Access is on the north by 285th Rd.

Tract 3 • 39.78 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA information indicates 26.30 acres tillable that are currently in CRP that is expiring 9/30/2019. The balance of this tract features wooded areas in the southwest & northwest portion of the property making an enticing haven for whitetail deer and wild turkey.
  • Soils include Kniffin & Appanoose
  • CSR2 is 39.9
  • Access is on the south by 285th Rd.

Tract 4 • 253.62 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA information indicates 57.57 acres tillable including 19.00 acres in CRP that is expiring 9/30/2019. The remainder of this large parcel includes several areas of wooded timber offering awesome hunting/recreational acreage.
  • Please note: There is approximately 160 acres in a EWP easement plan in the northeast portion of this parcel. The tillable acres are now either in a tree program or in some type of permanent seeding. For information please contact the auction company.
  • Other attributes of this tract are Fox River frontage in the extreme northern portion and a small pond in the southwest quadrant of the property.
  • Nodaway, Vesser, Kniffen & several other soils complexes.
  • CSR2 is 56
  • Access is on the south by 285th Rd.

Tract 5 • 2.50 Surveyed Acres & Country Home

  • This parcel is improved with a recently remodeled 1½ story, 4 bedroom, 2 bath country home. This structure has a new basement as well as new siding and a newer roof.
  • The septic system has recently been updated and Rathbun Rural Water is located on the property.
  • This is a great opportunity for the person looking for a rural acreage with attractive views of the country side. This is one you will not want to miss!
  • Access is on the north by 285th Rd.


Method & Terms

The Sisk • Powers • Childers Farm will be sold in five (5) individual tracts based on a survey that is currently in progress, with the said surveyed acres used to constitute the final settlement price. Tracts 1-4 will be sold first and will be offered through the marketing method of “buyers choice” whereas the high bidder can take any or all tracts for their high bid. Buyers choice auctioning will continue until all four (4) tracts are sold. Tract 5 will be sold last for a “lump sum” total dollar amount. The farm will NOT be offered in its entirety or in any combinations. Bidding is not contingent upon financing.

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 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 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 on Tracts 1-4 will be given at the time of closing subject to a lease with the tenant. Possession on Tract 5 will be given at the time of closing. Farm sells free and clear for the upcoming 2020 crop year and there are no hunting leases associated with the property.

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”.




Daniel Sisk, Carlos Powers & Rocky Childers – Owners


Representing Attorney:

Paul Miller

Miller Law Office

119 N. Court St., Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Phone: (641) 472-5049

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October 12, 2019
10:00 am - 11:55 pm
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Riverview Club
217 Riverview Dr, Keosauqua, IA, 52565, United States.
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