Roseville Community Center Gymnasium, 265 West Penn Ave., Roseville, IL 61473
DEAN MELVIN TRUST & BEVERLY M. MELVIN TRUST
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TRACT 1 – 82.04 ACRES
Farm Location: 2.5 miles south of Raritan, IL on Road 1900E. The property is located 1.5 miles north of the Henderson-McDonough County line.
Plat Location: 82.04 acres +/- in the North Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 27, Raritan Township (T.8N.-R.4W), Henderson County, IL.
Description: Tract 1 lies level, is all tillable, and consists of highly productive Muscatune, Sable and Osco silt loam soils. The prime parcel is one of the highest productivity index rated farms in Western Illinois with a 146.5 PI!
TRACT 2 – 34.65 ACRES
Farm Location: 5.5 miles north of Blandinsville, IL on Road E200 to Road N2400, One mile west to Road 1600E, one-half mile north to Road 50N then 1 mile west. Property is located at the intersection of Road 50N and Road 1550E.
Plat Location: 34.65 acres +/-in the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 31, Raritan Township (T.8N.-R.4W), Henderson County, IL.
Description: Tract 2 lies level to gently rolling and is mostly all tillable with the exception of a small timbered waterway. Primary soil types of the Non-HEL cropland are Rozetta, Muscatune and Elco-Atlas silt loams with a PI rating of 115.6.
TRACT 3 – 61.88 ACRES
Farm Location: 4.5 miles north of Blandinsville on Road E200 to Road N2300 then 1 mile west. Property has frontage on Road N2300 and Road E100.
Plat Location: 61.88 acres +/- in the Southwest Quarter of Section 5, Blandinsville Township, (T.7N.-R.4W.), McDonough County, IL
Description: Tract 3 lies undulating to rolling and presently consists of 26 +/- Non-HEL tillable acres. Primary soil types of the cropland are Rozetta and Stronghurst silt loams with a PI rating of 118.1. The balance of the parcel consists of mature timber and seasonal streams. The center-line of the LaMoine River is north boundary of the property. This is an ideal hunting and recreational tract that offers excellent building sites and income producing cropland.
TRACT 4 – 35.19 ACRES
Farm Location:. 4.5 miles north of Blandinsville on Road E200 to Road N2300 then 1 mile west. Property has frontage on Road N2300 and Road E100.Tract 4 is located on the south side of Road N2300 directly across the road from Tract 3.
Plat Location: 35.19 acres+/- in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 8, Blandinsville Township, (T.7N.-R.4W.), McDonough County, IL
Description: Tract 4 lies undulating to gently rolling and presently consist of 27.5 +/- Non-HEL tillable acres. Primary soil types of the cropland are Stronghurst, Rozetta and Atterberry silt loams with a PI rating of 122.5. The balance of the acreage includes timber and a seasonal stream.
SALE PROCEDURE: Tracts 1 and 2 will be sold individually in order. Tracts 3 and 4 will be offered by bidder’s choice whereby the high bidder has the privilege of selecting either one or both tracts. In the event one tract is selected the remaining tract will then be sold.
AUCTION NOTE: The Melvin Farms offer great opportunities to a wide variety of buyers. We invite you to inspect these diverse properties.
TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase prices to be paid down at time of sale with balance due at closing on or before 30 days from the date of sale. Buyers will receive full possession for the 2021 crop year. Title insurance will be provided. The 2020 real estate taxes payable in 2021 will be paid by the sellers. 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.