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Auctioneer Lowderman Auction Company 309-833-5543
Auction Date Jul 28 Auction
554 W. Lafayette St
Rushville, IL
Time 10:00AM
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July 1st & July 22nd 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Auction to be conducted on-site, 
located at 554 W. Lafayette St., Rushville, IL

Real Estate To Sell In 2 Tracts

TRACT I: The Historic Bartlow Home
This is a well maintained home with a southern plantation curbside appeal and accented by mature shrubbery, evergreens and shade trees. The main level of the home features a front foyer with chandelier and leads to a formal living room and has a staircase that leads to the 2nd level and to the large back kitchen. The formal living room has a built in corner bench, fireplace with mirrored mantle and marble trim, and double pocket doors leading to formal dining room. The formal dining room has off-set windows, a chandelier, and a single pocket door. Off the formal dining room is a powder room with sitting area and 1/2 bath. Also off the formal dining room is a large kitchen that is accessible through a front swinging door or though the back staircase that leads to the foyer and possesses wood cabinetry with an abundance of storage, built in hutch, built in telephone table/desk, Thermador Retro-Host double oven and stove top. Off the kitchen is a back screened in porch and a large lower/split level family room with brick fireplace and accented by beautiful knotty pine walls & ceiling, exposed beams on the ceiling, wagon wheel chandelier, and French doors that lead to the cement patio and backyard.

The home consists of a finished basement with paneling and painted floors and features a family room, kitchen with double sink, pantry, and laundry area; 3/4 bath with walk-in shower; and storage rooms.

The 2nd level is accessed from the main level foyer or the back stairway from the kitchen and features 4 bedrooms, one being a master with ensuite and one bedroom having access to the back balcony.

The 3rd level is accessed from the stairway and entertains an unfinished attic that is currently being used as storage and duct work. With some work, this space would make a great master suite or children's playroom.

The home has hardwood floors under carpet, all closets are cedar lined, gas furnace is 1 yr. old, (2) Trane Variable Speed Comfortlink II heat pumps (still under warranty), Trane CleanEffects electric air cleaner system & Aprilaire model 550 humidifier, home dust free environment system, water softener, and most of the windows have been replaced. There are 4 entries to the home that consist of 1-front door, 2-back doors, and 1-side door that has access to the main floor and basement stairs. The exterior of the home possesses white vinyl siding, a new roof, large white pillars, cement front porch and steps, and cement driveway.

Complimenting the home is an oversized unattached 2-car garage with cement floor, electricity, work area, finished ceiling, and insulated overhead storage. Also selling with the home is an approx. 11'x13' storage shed with wood floor, white vinyl siding, shingled roof, and situated on a cement slab.

AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: All chandeliers including (2) chandeliers with hanging prisms (believed to be Waterford Crystal) will sell with the house.

Lots Situated Along Western Drive, Rushville, IL & Adjoining the Back Side of the Home.

TERMS ON REAL ESTATE: 10% of the high bid will be required down on the day of the auction, at which time the successful high bidder will sign a purchase agreement. The balance shall be due within 30 days and possession will be given upon final payment. Title Insurance will be provided by the seller(s) and the real estate taxes will be prorated through the date of closing. Earnest Deposits are non-refundable and purchase agreements are not contingent upon financing and buyer and/or lender inspections. By bidding you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the sale. All announcements made on the day of sale take precedence over any prior written or oral matter. Not responsible for accidents, errors, or omissions.

Personal Property

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Antique primitive dark stained drop leaf table with (4) leaves & (8) cane bottom high back chairs; antique pine drop leaf table with (4) wicker/cane bottom chairs; maple drop leaf dining table; red enamel top dinette table; Saginaw Chicago walnut cabinet; Abernathy Furniture buffet with drawer & 3 lower doors; antique oak low profile table with 2-drawer and marble top; pine 8-drawer cabinet; unique, small drop leaf stand/table with 1-drawer and put together with pegs; (2) victorian style rocking chairs; nice antique rocker with wicker cane seat & back; 3-piece wicker end table set; walnut 3-drawer dresser with mantle; nice knotty pine 4-poster bed (complete) with steps; nice oak commode, complete; antique wooden 3-drawer dresser box; pine bench; pine framed wall mirror; quilt rack; oak high chair; New Home treadle sewing machine (complete); (6) Bartlow's 50 lb. lard tin; vintage, pink Sunbeam electric can opener; table lamp with stain glass shade; Revere Westminster Chime mantle clock; very nice wall mounted clock with key & chime; vintage wooden coal scuttle with brass handle; marble candle sticks; wreath made of peacock feathers; quilts; nice framed old watercolor type painting of 3 horses near a pond on canvas; sad iron; Kodak Kodascope Eight Projector model 70 with original box/case; vintage leather attache; several "Re-Elect Paul Powell Secretary of State" paper sacks; and more.

QUALITY HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS: White leather sofa & matching chair with large ottoman; blue 3-cushion sofa with double recliners; beige & blue stripped 2-cushion sofa; (2) matching floral love seats; (2) La-Z-Boy rocker recliners; high back stripped sitting chair; oval coffee table & (2) end tables with marble like top; very nice maple coffee table with single drawer; assorted end tables; floor & table lamps; LG flat screen TV with remote; Viio flat screen TV with remote; 4-piece Stanley bedroom suite to include a compete bed with headboard, nightstand, gentleman's wardrobe, & dresser with beveled glass mirror; 4-piece Thomasville bedroom suite to include a complete bed with headboard, nightstand, gentlemen's wardrobe, & dresser with mirror; (2) metal 2-door wardrobes; nice pedestal plant stand; small wooden chest/dresser box; Roose cedar chest; Bose clock radio with remote; GE side-by-side refrigerator (beige); Crosley refrigerator; Maytag white washer; Whirlpool white electric dryer; round, steel utensil hanger for kitchen utensils; large collection of copper kitchen utensils to include pots, pans, tea kettles, canister set, salt & pepper, pitchers, cake molds, etc.; brass ladles, buckets & pitchers; stainless steel mixing bowls; iron skillets; (2) West Bend coffee makers; countertop appliances; wooden salad bowls; samsonite card table & chairs; Oreck handheld sweeper; assorted sea shells; and more.

POTTERY-GLASSWARE-CHINA: Pottery: 2 ga. Red Wing; 1 ga. Pottery Works California; stripped crock bowl; & other pieces of pottery; Glassware & China: 2-handled floral vase marked Ardalt Flore Antico 5740 Italy; cupid designed soup tureen with lid, oval platter & with lions head ladle marked Ardalt Cape Pialt Co. Italy; 2-piece Italian style porcelain bowl and pedestal stand marked Haeger 3274; amber globe jar stamped 21 on bottom with original glass top (complete); large red glass, hand blown column vase; large hen on nest gravy boat with ladle; pitchers from Arabia, Frankoma, & Spain; 1970's & 1980's Royal Copenhagen holiday plates; pink depression; and assorted nic nacs & small collectibles.

LAWN & GARDEN - HAND & POWER TOOLS: (2) very nice brass blow torches (1 smaller); old scythe with forks; large 2-man saw; wood & aluminum step ladders; (2) galvanized tubs; seeder; and assorted tools, lawn & garden items.

Contact the Lowderman Auction Co
at 309-833-5543 to view!

TERMS ON SALE: Cash or check with proper I.D. By bidding you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the sale. All announcements made on the day of sale take precedence over any prior written or oral matter. Not responsible for accidents, errors, or omissions.

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