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Auctioneer Brian Curless 217-242-1665
Auction Date Jun 15 Auction
Crossroads Center
125 W. Jefferson St.
Pittsfield, IL
Time 11:00AM
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FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018 11 AM

Auction Location: Crossroads Center 125 W. Jefferson St. Pittsfield, IL


Property Locations: Tracts 1-5 lie ½ mile south of Pittsfield, IL along the west side of CH 11 (Martinsburg Rd) in Sections 35 & 36 of Pittsfield Twp.

Tracts 6-7 are located northeast of Pittsfield at Sunny Hill. From US Hwy 54 x IL Rt 106 follow IL Rt 106 east 1.5 miles then left (east) on 243rd Ave .3 mile, take 405th St north 1 mile in Section 17 of Newburg Twp. All in Pike Co. IL.

Tracts 1-3: 178 ac +/-  Nearly All Tillable, Contiguous, Productive Farmland    

  Tracts 4-5: 35 ac +/- Tillable, Pond, 48’x 80’ Shed, Great Home Building Sites!

Tracts 6-7: 60 ac +/- Mostly Tillable Farmland, Building Sites

Well Maintained, Productive Farmland!

County Highway Frontage, Tremendous Locations Near Pittsfield!


Tract 1: 42.75 acres m/l, 42.75 acres tillable m/l- A great all tillable tract with productive Winfield soils along the south side of the sealed 230th Ave. Building site location!

Tract 2: 77.95 acres m/l, 77.95 acres tillable m/l- South of Tracts 1 & 3, all tillable rolling tract has mostly Winfield soils. Access is from CH 11 and north side of 225 Lane.

Tract 3: 64.98 acres m/l, 64.98 acres tillable m/l- Nearly all tillable Winfield soils, with a small pond. Contiguous to Tracts 1, 2, 4 & 5. Access is along CH 11 and 230th Ave.

Tract 4: 20.7 acres m/l, 9.56 FSA acres tillable m/l- Productive soil, beautiful pond and fantastic building sites. Access from 230th Ave. Tract 4 borders Tracts 3 & 5. 

Tract 5: 11.82 acres m/l, 6.9 FSA acres tillable m/l- Great home-building site! Productive soils (128 PI), grain bin, 1000-gal LP tank. Tillable to gain. Corner of CH 11 x 230th Ave.

Tract 6: 22.93 acres m/l, 21.43 FSA acres tillable m/l- Primarily Winfield and Caseyville soils on this great tillable tract with a 114.9 PI. Good access from 405th St and 290th Ave.

Tract 7: 39.77 acres m/l, 36.01 FSA acres tillable m/l- A 92% tillable, Menfro, Winfield & Orion soils. Balance is small timbered areas. Access is from 405th St and 290th Ave.


Auction Procedure: Tracts 1-3 will be offered Buyer’s Choice individually, on a dollar per acre basis, until each has been chosen. Then, Tract 4 & 5 will be offered choice via the same method. Then, Tracts 6 & 7 will be offered choice using the same method. Multiple tracts may be selected by the current high bidder; however, no tracts will be available once they have been claimed.

Real Estate Terms: Surveyed acre figures provided will be used to determine final valuation of each tract.

Successful bidders will be required to sign a Memorandum of Agreement at the auction. 10% of the purchase price will be due as down payment at the auction. The balance will be due at closing, on or before Monday, July 16, 2018. Seller will provide title insurance.

Purchasers will enter into a 50/50 crop share agreement with the current tenant RG Farms, will reimburse Seller for 2018 inputs at closing and will receive the landlord’s share of the 2018 crop. 2018 real estate taxes will be paid by the Purchaser.  

Possession, subject to the rights of the 2018 crop tenancy, will be granted upon closing. Farms sell free of any other tenancies.

Property and all improvements sell as-is with no guarantees or warranties. All information, acre figures, maps, and representations provided are approximate. Prospective bidders are welcomed and encouraged to fully inspect the property at their convenience, and all related information to their satisfaction prior to bidding at the auction. Auction day announcements supersede prior information.

Contact Brian Curless for information at 217-242-1665 or

Attorney- Lowry & Hoskin 130 S. Madison St. Pittsfield, IL 217-285-4822



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