Auction Results

Land Auction – The Swan Creek Golf Club – 153.94 Surveyed Acres – 6 Tracts – Warren County, IL

Friday, March 23, 2018

Auction Location:

Roseville Community Center, 265 West Penn Ave., Roseville, IL

Sold At Auction:

Tract 1 – $5,000 per acre

Tract 2 – $4,900 per acre

Tract 3 – $3,000 per acre

Tract 4 – $3,000 per acre

Tract 5 – $2,800 per acre

Tract 6 – $4,000 total dollars




AUCTION LOCATION: Roseville Community Center, 265 W. Penn Ave., Roseville, IL 61473

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 – 10 A.M.  


PROPERTY LOCATION: 1189 Golf Course Road, Avon, IL 61415, adjacent to Little Swan Lake, in Section 24, Swan Township and Section 19, Greenbush Township, Warren County, Illinois. The tracts are located west of Little Swan Lake, a desirable lake community, within minutes of Galesburg and Macomb and within an hour of Peoria and the Quad Cities!

DESCRIPTION: 153.94 surveyed acres to be offered in 6 contiguous tracts. Tracts 1-5 will be sold by the Bidder’s Choice Method of Marketing. Tracts 1, 2 & 3 comprise the original 9 hole golf course. Tracts 4 & 5 are the second 9 holes that were added in recent years. FSA Records indicate the possibility of 134.56 cropland acres. Primary soil types are Greenbush, Rozetta, Hickory, Osco and Fayette silt loams. The property offers additional opportunities including the continuation of all or part of the golf course, excellent undulating to rolling pasture, recreation and attractive building sites! The parcel features 4.13 acres of freshwater emergent wetlands, small ponds and interior bridges. All tracts have road frontage and are easily accessible.

TRACT 1 – 29.11 ACRES: Tract 1 is the East Parcel of the property and features frontage on Little Swan Lake. The acreage has road frontage on Kramer Road and 120th Street.

TRACT 2 – 29.40 ACRES: Tract 2 is located directly West of Tract 1 with frontage on Golf Course Road. The parcel includes the 3,580 sq. ft. clubhouse/maintenance building with a newer LP gas furnace and central air. The pump house located on the shore line of the lake contains 2-60 HP variable speed drive pumps for the irrigation system that serves the entire property. The south boundary of the parcel is the centerline of the stream.

TRACT 3 – 24.25ACRES: Tract 3 is located on the south side of the lake contiguous to Tract 2. The parcel has frontage on 20th Ave. and is adjacent to an area of platted lake lots. The north boundary of the parcel is the centerline of the stream.

TRACT 4 – 42.91 ACRES: Tract 4 is located directly West of Tract 2 with frontage on Golf Course Road and 20th Ave. Amenities include undulating grassland, scattered trees, a nice pond and Little Swan Creek.

TRACT 5 – 27.74 ACRES: Tract 5 is located on the North side of Golf Course Road directly across from Tracts 2 and 4. The parcel features mostly open land and a nice stream.

TRACT 6 – LAKE LOT #542: The lot is located on the south side of Little Swan Creek directly across the stream from Tract 4 and West of Tract 3. The lot includes 0.53 acres, offers lake membership and a nice home building site.


SALE PROCEDURE: Tracts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be offered by bidder’s choice wherein the high bidder has the privilege of selecting any individual tract, any combination of tracts or all 5 tracts. In the event that less than all 5 tracts are selected in the first session, the remaining tracts will be offered by the same method until all 5 tracts have been sold. Tract 6 will be sold individually at the conclusion of the auction.

TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price to be paid down at time of sale with balance due at closing on or before April 25, 2018. Full possession will be given at closing. Title insurance will be provided. The 2018 real estate taxes will be pro-rated to the date of closing. 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.

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Auctioneers: Van Adkisson 309/337-1761 and Jeff Gregory 309/337-5255.


Attorney: Stephen E. Holland – Holland & Holland Law Firm

397 West Main St., Bushnell, IL – Ph. 309/772-3178


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