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Absolute Pike County, IL

Land & Machinery Auction


Friday  |  August 23  |  11 AM  

Auction Location

Crossroads Center 

125 W. Jefferson St.

Pittsfield, IL


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Property Location

Farms generally lie in west-central IL, 15 miles south of I-72, 4 miles east of Nebo, IL all in Spring Creek Twp., Pike Co., IL. Tracts 1-3 lie in the East ½ of Section 2; Tracts 4-6 in Section 11; Tract 7 in the Northwest ¼ of Section 13; and Tracts 8-10 in the Northeast ¼ of Section 23.

● 230+ ac Productive Baycreek-bottom Farmland in Tracts 2, 3, & 5!

● 400+ ac Beautiful Rolling Farmland, Pasture, Creeks, Ponds, Timber, & Recreation Land

● 2- 25,000 bu. Grain Bins on a great site along the Vin Fiz Highway- Tract 6

● Productive Farmland, Beautiful Home site Locations  


Tract 1: 71.88 acres m/l, 67.36 acres tillable m/l- Rolling, open, tillable tract north of the Tracts 2 & 3 valley, Menfro soils- 107.6 PI. Small pond. Access: 430th St to 155th Lane. 

Tract 2: 45.19 acres m/l, 42.96 acres tillable m/l- Contiguous to Tracts 1 & 3, Bay Creek bottom Coffeen, Wakeland, Worthen soils, 129.2 PI. Access: 430th St to 155th Lane. 

Tract 3: 48.46 acres m/l, 37.34 acres tillable m/l- Productive Bay Creek bottom soils, PI 129.7. Balance is timbered bluff, creek. Access: 430th St to 155th Lane. 

Tracts 1-3 utilize a shared-easement access road from 155th Lane 

Tract 4: 79.99 acres m/l, 64.72 acres tillable m/l- 25 ac+ creek bottom land (129 PI), balance is terraced hillsides/timbered creek. Borders Tract 5. Lies east of 430th Ave.  

Tract 5: 133.46 acres m/l, 119.27 acres tillable m/l- Productive Bay Creek bottom farmland, Wakeland soil, 127.3 PI.  Borders Tracts 4 & 6. Access from Co Hwy 10.  

Tract 6: Grain bin tract- 2- 25,000 bu. grain bins on 1.5 acres m/l. Great location & access from Co Hwy 10, Vin-Fiz Highway. 

Tract 7: 84.01 acres m/l, 61 acres tillable m/l- 30%+ productive A slope soils (129 PI). Balance is open, rolling tillable & timbered creek. Access is on the east from 445th St. 

Tract 8: 62.61 acres m/l, 47.47 acres tillable m/l- Productive tillable, pasture, pond, older barn & lots. 106.1 PI. Lies north of Tract 9. Access from 440th St on the east. 

Tract 9: 65.87 acres m/l, 60 acres tillable m/l- Open rolling tillable, large pond, machine shed along 440th St. 105.1 PI. Borders Tracts 8 & 10. Access from 440th St. on the east. 

Tract 10: 39.73 acres m/l, 39.06 acres tillable m/l- Nearly all tillable with Winfield & Menfro soils, 109.4 PI. Lies west of Tract 9. Access from 125th Ave. 

Auction Procedure: All tracts sell Absolute, to the highest bidder. First, Tracts 2, 3 & 5 will be offered Buyer’s Choice until each has been chosen. The balance of the tracts will then be sold in numerical order, individually with no combinations. Tracts 1-5 and 7-10 will be offered on a dollar per acre basis. Tract 6 will be sold on a total dollar basis.  

Real Estate Terms: Surveyed acreage figures to be provided at the auction will be used to determine final valuation of each tract being sold on a per acre basis.  

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, September 23, 2019. Seller will provide title insurance. 2019 real estate taxes will be paid by the Seller.  


Possession, subject to the rights of the 2019 crop tenancy, will be granted upon closing. Farms sell free of any other tenancies or leases. 


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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