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Mon Jun 17 - 05:00PM

4562 Gooding Rd, Marion, OH Click to Map

Ben Higgins Realty & Auction Co., LLC

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MON. JUNE 17, 2024 @ 5:00 PM


Located: 4562 Gooding Rd. Marion, OH 43302 & 1592 Newmans-Cardington Rd. 6.7 mi. S. of Marion, 6.4 mi. N of Waldo, 5mi. N.E. of Prospect (signs off SR4 & 47).


To settle the estate of Gary W. Mercer Marion Co. Probate Ct. Case #24EST-0014 and Gary’s sister and brother in-law, the Beaver’s, who are downsizing.


Located: Live auction site @ 4562 Gooding Rd. Marion, Oh 43302 in Pole Barn (aka Parcel #2)

Property #1: 4562 Gooding Rd. (Auditor Parcel #25042000200) 1+/- acre scenic country lot w/ a very nice 2-story home (2,304+/-) sq. ft. consisting of 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living & family rooms, lg. family/rec rooms, dining rooms, den, laundry room, partial basement, propane heat, central air, nice 500 sq. ft. rear deck overlooking wooded acreage. Home sells w/ appliances. Taxes are $3,658.74 per yr. Call office for viewing. Home has well and tap fee has been paid and ready for hookup.

Property #2: 2.3+/- acres adjacent to parcel 1 with 250+/- road frontage on Gooding Rd. consisting of very nice ’09 built 64’ x 40’ finished pole barn w/ concrete, O.H. doors, heat, porch, loft office, land consists of nice garden area. 1+/- tillable (potential building site) balance in established yard & circle driveway. Call office for viewing. *If this parcel sells separate buyer will be responsible for drilling a well or tap-in fee through Aqua Water Co.

*If Parcel 1 & 2 combination are sold together another adjoining acre of woods behind parcel #1 will be added. 

Property #3: 52+/- total acres mostly tillable with 3+/- enrolled in WRP paying $735 per yr. for remainder of contract. Sod waterway, 255 ft. of road frontage on Gooding Rd., well drained and partially systematically tiled.

Property #4: 592 Newmans Cardington Rd. (around the corner from above parcels) A great setting with 6.6+/- acres, 1900’s 2-story farmhouse (1,822 sq. ft.). Gary was living in this home however he was in the process of undergoing extensive remodeling & gutting of home. Includes 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, has elect. service and water but no furnace. A great property with 1 acre 12’ deep stocked pond, 3+/- acres of mature woods with road frontage on Gooding Rd., balance in yard and outbuildings including 40’ x 88’ dairy barn, 56’ x 36’ pole barn, 28’ x 80’ pole barn, 30’ x 20’ poultry house, 35’ x 40’ granary w/ 30’ x 14’ lean-to. To view please call office.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Tennant farmer will have the rights to fall harvest. The successful bidder(s) will be required to enter into a purchase contract at the conclusion of the auction. We will require a deposit on Parcel #1 & Parcel #2 $7,500 each, Parcel #3 $20,000, Parcel #4 $7,500 or $30,000 as a whole (non-refundable) payment due at the conclusion of the auction with the balance due in 45 days. Your bidding is not conditional upon financing, inspections or appraisals. Be sure you have arranged financing, if needed, and are capable of paying certified funds at closing. Assignments of any purchase contracts are conditional on the bidder remaining jointly liable on the contract with the assignee. Taxes pro-rated to closing date. Tracts selling subject to all legal highways, easements, restrictions, agreements and rights-of-way of record, and any lease, grant, exception, or reservation of coal, oil, gas and other mineral rights and interests previously transferred or reserved of record, if any. Farmland is under CAUV. If buyer changes usage, any recoupment will be at the buyer’s expense. New surveys will be paid by sellers if needed. The purchaser will be responsible for the cost of title insurance or other type of title evidence if the purchaser(s) elect to acquire such title insurance/title evidence. Acreages and frontages are subject to final survey if applicable.


BIDDER NOTICE: We will be using the multi parcel auction method. Tracts 1 through 4 to be offered individually, in combination, or as a whole 62+/- acre farm. Selling in the manner that brings the most money. All bids will compete and remain open for bid advancement until auctioneer announces property sold.

DISCLAIMER: Information contained in this brochure and all related materials is based upon information available at time of listing and are believed to be accurate, but is subject to verifications by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the sellers or Auction Company. Tract acreage, dimensions, aerial photos and boundaries are approx. and are taken from Co. & FSA Agency records. The potential Buyers hereby stipulate and agree that they have examined the property. Relying solely upon such examination with reference to conditions, Buyers agree to take such property “AS IS” without any expressed or implied warranties by Seller or Seller’s agent. Any inspections desired by the Buyer shall be prior to the auction at Buyer’s expense.


Administrator: Mrs. Marilyn Beaver / Attorney: Mr. Kevin Hall



Ben A. Higgins Broker & Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins Realtor & Auctioneer

Brad Higgins & Dan Lessig, Auctioneers



Terms: Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover w/ 4% convenience fee. Convenience fee waived for cash/check. Statements made day of sale take precedence over written material.


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