248.85 ACRES (M/L) – 3 CONTIGUOUS TRACTS
RARITAN TOWNSHIP – HENDERSON COUNTY, IL
AUCTION LOCATION: St. Patrick’s Community Center, Raritan, Illinois.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017
AT 10 A.M.
MUSCATUNE & OSCO SILT LOAM SOILS!
FARM LOCATION: The Strand Farm is located 2 miles west of Raritan on County Road 9 (400N) to the Blandinsville Road (County Road 10/1700E) then 2 miles south or 7 miles north of Blandinsville in the South Half of Section 21, Raritan Township, Henderson County, IL. The farm has frontage on Roads 1700E and 200N.
TRACT 1- 82.95 ACRES +/-
Tract 1 is the east parcel of the farm with frontage on Road 200N. The tract lies level to undulating and is all tillable with the exception the building site and well-maintained grass waterways. Primary soil types are Muscatune and Osco silt loams, both highly productive Class A Illinois soils. The parcel has a strong Productivity Index rating of 142.4. Improvements include a 1½ story 1400 sq. ft. house, 42’x72’ enclosed machine shed, 24’x48’ open front storage building, 6 grain bins having a total capacity of approx. 18,500 bushels, other small outbuildings and a drilled well.
TRACT 2 – 82.95 ACRES +/-
Tract 2 is the central parcel of the farm with frontage on Road 200N. The tract lies level to gently rolling and is all tillable with the exception of well-maintained grass waterways. Primary soil types are Muscatune and Osco silt loams with an excellent productivity index rating of 140.3
TRACT 3 – 82.95 ACRES +/-
Tract 3 is the west parcel of the farm with frontage on Roads 200N and 1700E. The tract lies level to gently rolling and is all tillable with the exception of well-maintained grass waterways and a small timbered draw. Primary soil types are Muscatune, Osco and Assumption silt loams with a Productivity Index Rating of 133.5
NOTE: This is an excellent offering of highly productive Western Illinois farmland!
All tracts have ideal hard surface road frontage and have been exceptionally well cared for. We invite your inspection of the property at any time.
SALE PROCEDURE: The tracts have been recently surveyed and will be offered by the Bidder’s Choice Method of Marketing wherein the successful bidder in the first session may select any individual tract, any combination of tracts or all 3 tracts. In the event that less than all of the tracts are selected in the first session, the remaining tract(s) will be offered by the same method until all have been sold.
TERMS: Tract 1 -Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price to be paid down at time of sale with balance due on or before December 28, 2017. Tracts 2 and 3 – Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price to be paid down at time of sale with balance due on January 4, 2018. All Tracts – Full possession for the 2018 farming season will be given at the closing. Title insurance will be provided. The 2017 real estate taxes payable in 2018 will be paid by the seller. All statements and representations herein are believed to be correct, however, the seller and the auctioneers make no warranties or guarantees expressed or implied. Any announcements made on the day of sale will supersede those previously advertised. Van Adkisson Auction Service LLC serves solely as agent for the seller and assumes no liability of any kind with the property being sold. For further information contact the auctioneers: Van Adkisson 309/337-1761 and Jeff Gregory 309/337-5255. View the full listing online @ www.vanadkisson.com. and www.biddersandbuyers.com