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Auctioneer Bearrows Real Estate & Auction Co. 815-562-5113
Auction Date Sep 22 Auction
3144 US Rt. #30
Steward, IL
Time 10:00AM
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To settle the estate of Sylvester R. Rapey, We will offer at Public Auction the following described Residential Real Estate and Personal Property. This auction will be held on site at 3144 US Rt. #30, Steward IL 60553. From Steward IL, Go South on Steward Road to Rt. #30, East to the first place on the North Side. Watch for Bearrows Real Estate & Auction signs from Steward Rd. and Perry Road in Steward. Call Auctioneer John Bearrows at 815-562-5113/815-739-9150 or visit our web site at for further information & pictures.

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018


AUCTIONEERS NOTE: This auction features a great rural property with acreage (4.261 Acres). The home needs some updating, but has many features you would want in a rural home. We will begin with personal property at 10 AM and offer the real estate at 11 AM.  Plan now on attending!!!

Real Estate

(To be offered at 11AM)

DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE: This is an approx. 2000 sq ft. 2-3 bedroom, 2 bath 2 story residential home, with a full walkout basement. The master bedroom is in the loft area, with its own bath and walk in closet. On the main level, you find a ½ bath, large “great room” with family room & eat in kitchen, as well as an office/den area and a first floor laundry room/mudroom. The basement area is finished off with a bedroom and a family room, and the patio doors lead out to a concrete patio in the rear of the home. Other features of this home include electric baseboard heat, 2 car attached garage. The Pole Barn is 30x48, 10x12 overhead door, & 9x8 roll up door, Gravel Floor; Heated shop is 24x30’, Insulated, 16x7 overhead door w/opener, concrete floor. If you have been looking for a rural home with acreage, this home is a must see!!!  Contact Auctioneer John Bearrows at 815-562-5113 or 815-739-9150 for further information and/ or a private viewing of this home.


REAL ESTATE TERMS:  $5,000.00 down the day of the auction, with the balance due on or before October 31, 2018, at which time full possession will be given. Seller is to provide a stamped Deed as well as a merchantable Title Policy in the amount of the purchase price.  This property is being conveyed in its “As-Is” condition without any contingencies with regard to financing and/or the sale of another piece of property.  All announcements made the day of auction take precedence over all prior advertising.


Tools, Shop, and Household Items:

VBM 7000lb. 2 post car lift; Devilbiss 60 gal upright air compressor; 2 complete torch kits with tanks and carts; Hitachi B16RM floor model drill press; Craftsman 10” compound miter saw; Craftsman 10” radial saw w/ stand; Makita chop saw; CH mini pancake air compressor; Large rolling tool box with top and bottom chests; parts washer; battery chargers; cherry picker; jacks; tool carts; 2 engine stands; tool craft band saw on stand; bench grinder; bead blast cabinet; Large assortment of hand, power, and pneumatic tools, some name brand; router table; creepers; workmate; sickle servicer; assorted hardware; cords; t-posts; Werner 6’ fiberglass step ladder; 10’ and 12’ wood step ladders; 20’ alum ext. ladder; wheel barrows; Mercury Mark 78A outboard motor; assorted parts for 1989 Chevy 1500 or similar truck including hood, grill, core support, fender wells, tailgate, bumpers and others; pull type lawn broom; Household: Whirlpool refrigerator; Amana washing machine; Maytag Neptune elec. dryer; Pinnacle corn burning stove; Visio 50” flat screen TV; Oak king size bedframe, head and footboard, with matching dresser and nightstand; dresser; dresser w/matching armoire; twin bed; 2- 6’ plastic banquet tables; wood TV trays; small drop leaf kitchen cabinet; oak TV stand; small corner cabinet; file cabinets; microwave; assorted dishes and usual kitchen items; clear glass cookie jar; linens; Musical Instruments: Accordion w/case made by Italian Accordion Mfg. Chicago, IL (like new); Hohner Panther Accordion; Hohner 64 Chromonica Harmonica; music stand; Drive CD 300R electric amplifier.

Vehicles, Gator, Mower, and Tractor: 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, 4 door, auto, pw, pl, 103,508 miles, 2.4L engine; 1999 Dodge Ram 1500, 4x4 extended cab, not running, no brakes; 1998 Dodge Intrepid 4 door, 2.7L engine, not running; 2009 John Deere Gator TX 4x2, manual dump bed, 412 hrs. #34377; Kubota Z125E Kommander zero turn mower, 25hp, 54” deck, only 93 hours, (Like New); International 574 tractor w/ IH 2050 loader, gas, 3pt, pto, 16.9-28 rears like new, 6.5-16 fronts, shows 4654 hrs.; 3pt post hole auger; 3pt 5’ brush mower; 12’x6’ single axle deck over trailer; small gravity box wagon; pull type lawn broom.

Personal Property Terms: Cash or Check w/ driver’s license I.D., 3% fee for VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. No buyer’s premium.  Electronic clerking system used.  Announcements made the day of auction take precedence over all prior advertising.  Not responsible for accidents or items after sold.


Sylvester R. Rapey Estate – Owner – Steward IL

Yvonne Lacher – Estate Independent Administrator

Auctioneer License Information: 440.000243

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