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Auctioneer Mark Krausz Auction Service (618)588-4917
Auction Date Nov 13 Auction
851 6th Street
Mascoutah, IL
Time 06:00PM
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    Property Address    
Corner of Dressel-Shoene Road & North Grove School Road
Trenton, IL 62293


155.91 Acres – 3 Parcels – Very Productive – Surveyed & Available  

Tuesday Evening, NOVEMBER 13, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Auction to be conducted at the AG Building in Scheve Park, Mascoutah, IL

(App 25 mi E of St. Louis)


Detailed Directions to the Auction Site:   I-64 to exit 23, then South on IL State Route 4 to stop light, right app 1 mi on IL State Route 161, then left app 2 miles on 6th Street to the park. The AG Building is situated West of the Water Tower in Scheve Park. Use GPS address: 851 6th Street, Mascoutah, IL  62258.  Plenty of Parking. 

Location & Detailed Directions to the Property:  Located approximately 1-1/2 miles South East of Summerfield, IL in Section 26 of Lebanon Township, St. Clair County, IL. The property is situated between Lebanon, Trenton, New Baden & Mascoutah at the corner of Dressel-Shoene Road & Oak Grove School Road. From Trenton & New Baden: Take IL State Route 160 South from Trenton or North from New Baden to Highline Road ( Substation at 1100N), turn West continue on Highline Road for 2 miles to the South East Corner of the Farm. Note: the road will turn into North Grove School Road at the county line. From Lebanon:  Proceed East from the intersection of Rt 4 & US Route 50 for approximately 2 miles, then Right on Old Route 50 to the Summerfield Road, then Right app 1-1/2mi on the Summerfield Road, then left on North Grove School Road, continue East on North Grove School Road for 1 mile to the South West corner of the Farm. Corners are clearly marked Surrounding the property.



The Southern 51.97 acre portion of the farm situated at the corner of Dressel-Shoene & North Oak Grove School Roads. Tract A has awesome road frontage with 2596.93 feet of frontage to North Oak Grove School Road and 872.34 feet of frontage to Dressel-Shoene Road. Tract A is mostly all tillable, currently in agriculture production with utilities available. The Kruse farm is very productive, has been well maintained with great soil types. One of the Better Farms in our area!



The North 51.97 acres with 875.50’ of  frontage to Dressel-Shoene Road. Tract B is the Northern most tract of the Kruse Property. Tract B is mostly all in cultivation, with Super Productive Soil Types and good past fertility. Tract B is available immediately upon closing, after harvest & removal of the 2018 crops. The Kruse Farm  has been surveyed and available in plenty of time for preparation of the Spring Planted 2019 Crops.



51.97 acres in the center of the Kruse Farm. Tract C has 873.40’ of road frontage and continues back for approximately ½ mile to the East. Tract C includes all 3 productive soil types Herrick silt loam (46A), Virden-Fosterburg silt loam (885A) & Aviston silt loam (438B). A Rural Public water line runs along Dressel-Shoene Road with rural public water available to all 3 parcels. Tract C includes the entrance culvert and driveway used to access the farm.


Parcel Number:    05-27.0-400-001

2017 Real Estate Taxes paid in 2018=  $ 4759.16

SPECIAL VIEWING  Sunday, November 4 from 1-2 PM at the Property. We will have copies of the contracts, title work, completed final survey, updated FSA information and more available for you!  A Guided Tour of the land will be given by one of our staff. The Viewing will be conducted at the corner of Dressel-Shoene & Oak Grove School Road.


The Farm Service Agency Farm Number for the land is #747, Tract Number 593 with a total of 156.67 acres of farmland & 156.67 acres of cropland. The Farm has enrolled in the past & current farm programs with 156.6 total base acres—including 62.64 acres for Corn, 62.64 acres for Soybeans & 31.32 acres for Wheat. The PLC yields are 154 for Corn, 42 for Soybeans & 68 for Wheat. The Farmland is enrolled in ARC-CO for Corn, Soybeans & Wheat. The St. Clair County Soil Map indicates Herrick silt loam (46A), Virden-Fosterburg silt loam (885A) & Aviston silt loam (438B)as the 3 major soil type included on the Kruse Farm.



10% non-refundable Down Payment Due on Day of Auction, Balance due at closing in approximately 30 days, by December 14, 2018.  The Farmland is available immediately upon closing with plenty of time for preparation for the 2019 Spring Planted Crops—Open Tenancy. The Real Estate Taxes will be pro-rated to the day of closing based on the last known tax figure. Any Mineral Rights owned by the Kruse Trust will be passed to the purchaser. We are selling the property in its AS-IS present condition with no warranties expressed or implied. Any Announcements made on Auction Day take precedence over all previous advertising. Surveyed corners are clearly marked. A Plat of Survey will be included with each purchase. A written contract will be signed following the verbal auction.


OWNER:          Leontine E. Kruse Trust

                        Mascoutah, IL

Attorney for the Seller:         Binsbacher, Griffithe & Dawson, LLC

                                 Mascoutah, IL    phone (618) 566-4300


Auction conducted By


New Baden, IL   588-4917

Auctioneer License Information: 440000142

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