Auction Results

Estate Auction – 176.57 Surveyed Acres – 4 Tracts – McDonough County, IL

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Auction Location:

3575 State Route 9, Blandinsville, IL 61420

Sold At Auction:

Tract 1 – $10,500 Per Acre

Tract 2 – $9,100 Per Acre

Tract 3 – $107,500

Tract 4 – $4,150 Per Acre


176.57 ACRES – 4 TRACTS




SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017 – 10 A.M.

 Real Estate Sells First at 10 a.m.

REAL ESTATE: The farm is located 1 mile East of Blandinsville, IL on Route 9 and consists of 176.57 surveyed acres to be offered in 4 tracts all situated in Section 34, Blandinsville Township, McDonough County, IL. The property has frontage on Route 9 and East 350th Street.

TRACT 1 – 53.14 ACRES

Tract 1 has frontage along East 350th Street and is located north of the railroad right-of-way in the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 34. The parcel lies level, is all tillable and consists of highly productive Ipava & Osco silt loam soils. PI – 137.2.

TRACT 2 – 98.18 ACRES

Tract 2 has frontage on Route 9 and East 350th Street and is located south of the railroad right-of-way in the Northeast Quarter of Section 34. The parcel lies level to gently rolling and presently includes 92.61 FSA cropland acres. The balance of the acreage consists of a grass and timbered waterway. Primary soil types of the cropland are highly productive Ipava & Osco silt loams. PI – 140.5.


The homestead, commonly known as the Miller Farm, is located on the intersection of Route 9 and the Lake Argyle Road (East 350th) at 3575 State Route 9, Blandinsville, IL 61420. Improvements include a well maintained 2 story 4 bedroom home, 3 stall garage w/ workshop, large barn w/ concrete floor and other smaller outbuildings. The main floor of the residence consists of a spacious 16’x30’ living room, 14’x16’ dining room w/ French doors opening to the sun porch, 12’x13’ dine in kitchen w/ built in dishwasher & microwave, walk-in pantry and rear entry. The 16’X22’ first floor addition built in 1993 features a large bath w/ walk-in shower, 2 store rooms and a spacious laundry area. There are 4 bedrooms with closets, a large hallway and a full bath on the second level. A large floored attic offers great storage and the potential for additional living area. The home was built in 1914 and the original blueprints are framed and will be included with the property.  Additional amenities include an open front porch, Generac 20K  generator (2010), Amana energy efficient LP gas furnace, Lennox central air, Culligan water softener, updated electrical service, drilled well w/ newer pressure tank, vinyl siding, replacement windows and newer architectural style shingles. This property offers an excellent opportunity to anyone interested in a nice country acreage!


TRACT 4 – 20.57 ACRES

Tract 4 is located along East 350th Road directly south of Tract 3 in the West Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 34.The parcel lies level to gently rolling and presently consists of 14.07 FSA cropland acres. The balance of the acreage includes grass waterways, timber and a seasonal stream. Primary soil types of the cropland are Ipava, Greenbush & Rozetta silt loams with a PI rating of 121.3. Tract 4 features several great building sites!

NOTE:  The cropland has been maintained in an excellent state of productivity, is well located close to grain markets and would make an excellent addition to any farming operation or investment portfolio.

SALE PROCEDURE: The property has been recently surveyed. Tracts 1 and 2 will be offered by the Bidder’s Choice Method of Marketing wherein the successful bidder in the first session may select either one or both tracts. In the event that one tract is selected the remaining tract will then be sold. Tracts 3 and 4 will be sold individually in order.

TERMS: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price to be paid down at time of sale with balance due on or before December 20, 2017. Full possession of the entire property 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. The complete listing with maps and color photos is available online @,  and may be obtained by contacting the auction firm, Van Adkisson 309/337-1761 and Jeff Gregory 309/337-5255.


JD GATOR-JD & CASE TRACTORS-JD MOWERS:’14 John Deere  XUV550 4X4 Gator w/ power lift box, poly roof, door kit, back-up camera, new in Jan. ’15, 72.5 actual hrs. – like new! ’13 John Deere 1025R 4X4 D Compact Tractor w/ JD h220 loader, bucket, 3 PTO’s, 358 hrs., sharp!; ‘16 John Deere 2535M Zero-Turn 48” Lawn Mower, 30.6 actual hrs. – like new!; Case 1190 D Open Station Utility Tractor w/ Case 56L quick-tach loader & 6’ bucket, showing 917 hrs.; ‘13 Frontier RB 2060 5’ 3 Pt. Blade.

TOOLS – MISC. ITEMS: New JD HR2500-GH Pressure Washer, never used; Coleman 2500 Generator; Toro 22” Self-Propelled Mower w/ bagger; DR Trimmer w/ elec. start; Stihl MS170  Chain Saw ; Stihl FS 4DC Trimmer; Stihl Cordless Trimmer; Peter Wright Anvil; Kobalt 20 Gal. Air Compressor; 500 Gallon Fuel Tank w/ elec. pump; Graco Tradeworks 170 Paint Sprayer; Rubbermaid Pull Type Lawn Cart; Master 8 Gal. Lawn Sprayer on cart; Large Selection of Like New Craftsman Tools including 18v Reciprocating Saw, 12v Drill, 12v Jig Saw, 14.4v Angle-head Drill; Numerous  Standard & Metric Socket & Wrench Sets, Gear Wrenches, Etc.; Stanley &  Kobalt Extreme Access Sockets;  Coleman Jump Pack; Battery Chargers; Dremel Advantage; Super Start Power Pack & Compressor; Dayton Bench Grinder; Larin 2.5T Floor Jack; Hyd. Jacks; Little Giant Ladder System;  2 Tool Shop Work Benches; 3 Steel Shelving Racks; Pipe Cutters; Pipe Wrenches; Bolt Cutters; Channel Lock Pliers; Tree Pruner; Shovels; Spades; Axes; Irwin Bar Clamps; Performax Shop Vac; Tree Pruner; Numerous Poly Storage Cabinets; 2 Wheel Carts; Other Unlisted Items!

APPLIANCES: Amana 22.1 cu. Ft. Refrigerator w/ bottom freezer; Kenmore 20 cu ft. Upright Freezer; GE 30” Spectra Flat Top Range; Whirlpool Washer; Whirlpool Elec. Dryer; GE Dehumidifier.

NOTE:  Positive ID required for registration. The sellers and auctioneers are not responsible for accidents, errors, loss or omissions. Lunch will be available.


F. Mike Kirby, Executor

Attorney: John McMillan, 402 East Jackson St., Macomb, IL – 309/837-2904


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