Looking for QUIET country living? Want plenty of SPACE for a few horses or animals, fruit trees and gardens? Or just a beautiful Nature-lovers RETREAT in the country? Give this HOBBY FARM a serious look!
One-of-a-kind, 27+ acre mini-farm is easily adaptable to many uses. It includes a flowing creek, 5 acres of existing hay fields and 16 acres of cash-generating CRP, of which about 5 acres could be removed and used for grazing or additional tillable/hay, with a 75.5 CSR average. When this was a family farm operation, the 4+ acres of the homestead included about 1.5 acres of fenced grazing areas, including a nice large paddock area north of the barn.These areas are currently mowed to create a park-like setting.
The STAR of this acreage is a beautiful, carefully-RESTORED 4 bedroom/2 bath, 1,984 finished sq.ft., 2-1/2 story historic BRICK Craftsman-style farmhouse.
ALL the updates have been DONE FOR YOU! Beginning in 2006, the current owners have completed high-quality, modern, energy-efficient improvements, resulting in a new, move-in-ready home with original details, like oak floors throughout, built-in oak dining room hutch, and walls of bright south-facing windows. New CUSTOM kitchen with breakfast bar, and 2 new CUSTOM baths designed to blend with the existing charm and character of the home. ALL NEW systems: plumbing; high-efficiency HVAC; electric panel, wiring and period-appropriate lighting throughout. ALL new Pella windows & new roof. New septic (2006) and submersible pump (2011).
Cheery, refurbished heated/cooled 3-season porch for morning coffee or reading a good book. Unique, open, walk-up attic. Spacious paver patio for entertaining or hours of relaxation enjoying the plentiful wildlife.
Plenty of outbuildings for your work or hobbies, including: 34x60 barn w/new roof (2007) & 20x60 lean-to; 40x60 steel pole barn; 24x24 truck garage with attached 22x38 pole building; 14x30 granary with new roof.
Reconstructed buildings include: detached 2-stall garage; 18x51 workshop/garden shed; 10x14 utility building; 8x10 pump house with hydrant.
Low country taxes & energy-efficiency improvements mean years of affordable living! Too many improvements to list them all here.
For details about farm potentials, improvements or buildings, call BILL STOEN, broker/listing agent at Decorah Iowa Realty 563-419-1398(cell) or 563-382-8290(office). Or visit decorahiowarealty.com.
Great location, just 11 mi to Cresco, 23 mi to either New Hampton or Decorah/Luther College, 65 mi to either Waterloo/Cedar Falls/UNI or Rochester/Mayo Clinic.
Pre-qualified buyers only, please.
This very special property is waiting to WELCOME YOU HOME!
AUCTION LOCATION: DD Rd & 18 Rd Meade KS 67864
On site Tract #1. From the intersection of Hwy 54 & 23 in Meade, Kansas, go 8 miles south on Hwy 23 to curve (CR18), continue south 8 miles to property! Or from Hwy 64 & CR 151west of Knowles, OK. Go north on the open range road CR 151approx. 8.5 miles to Kansas Road GG/19, then continue on this road to auction site (watch for signs).
Tract # 1
Legal Description: All of section (35), Township (34) South, Range (28), and the N/2 of NW/4 of Section (2), Township (34) South, Range (28) West Meade County, Kansas
Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 54 & 23 in Meade, Kansas, go 8 miles south on Hwy 23 to curve (CR18), continue south 8 miles to property!
This tract consists of 720± contiguous acres of rolling terrain that has good perimeter fencing, Buffalo/Native grass pasture with some old cross fencing. This property is improved with a very nicely remodeled home with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, large open living/dining room, kitchen, and large utility room. The home has central heat and air conditioning, and was completely remodeled approximately 1.5 years ago including new septic system at that time. There is a nice 40’ x 100’ machine shed with full concrete floor and electric, small calving/horse barn, small set of pens, 3-water wells (2 with windmills and 1- electric pump). This is a really nice set of improvement to go with this 720 acre tract. The 80 acres in Section (2) carries 69.10 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contract available on www.lippardauctions.com The Contract provides a $28.50 rental rate for an annual payment of $1,969.00 and matures 9-3-2022.
Tract # 2
Legal Description: E/2 of Section (34), Township (34) South, Range (28) West Meade County, Kansas
Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 54 & 23 in Meade, Kansas, go 8 miles south on Hwy 23 to curve (CR18), continue south 8 miles to property! Across the road west of Tract #1
This tract consists of 320± acres of land that is mostly Native grass pasture with rolling terrain. This property has good perimeter fencing and is improved with two water wells, a nice home that consists of 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, upstairs loft/bedroom, central heat and air condition, open living room with stove, kitchen and large utility room. There is also a 40’ x 50’ barn w/tack and feed room and large mature shade trees. Access is by good county roads.
Tract # 3
Legal Description: E/2 of the SW/4 of Section (33), Township (34) South, Range (28) West Meade County, Kansas
Directions: From the NW/corner of Tract #1, go 1 mile south to CR EE, then 1.5 miles west.
This tract consists of 80± acres of Buffalo/Native grass pasture which has good perimeter fencing and water well with windmill pump. Access is by good county roads.
Auctioneers Note: This Kansas ranch consists of approximately 1,120 acres that is mostly contiguous with exception to a county road division. The ranch offers very nice improvements and good grass pasture throughout. There is good perimeter fencing with some cross fence and access is by very good all weather county roads. This ranch has not carried any cattle on it for the past two-three years! There is very good quail with turkey and deer hunting, as well!
Order of Auction: Tracts will be offered individually and then back together to establish the highest possible price.
Ranch Viewing Dates: The land can be viewed at any time. Homes will be open for viewing September 20th 2-4PM; and September 23rd 12-6pm
Offers prior to Auction: offers can be made prior to the auction and must be submitted to the auction company before September 16th.
Conservation Reserve Program: known as (CRP) is held in Section (2) with 69.10 acres contract available on www.lippardauctions.com The Contract provides a $28.50 rental rate for an annual payment of $1,969.00 and matures 9-3-2022. (seller will retain this year payment)
Exclusions: any furniture or personal property located in the main house in Section (34) will remain property of the seller.
Minerals: selling surface rights only!
Possession: will be given at closing.
Terms/Conditions: 10% of the total purchase price is to be placed in escrow the day of the auction with the balance being due upon delivery of marketable title. Title insurance will be shared equally between buyer and seller. All information has been taken from sources believed reliable; however, no guarantee is being made by the auction company or the seller. Buyers should satisfy themselves as to any inspections prior to bidding. Any announcements made the day of the auction supersede all advertising.
SELLER: BROCK VENTURE CAPITAL, LLC