Auction Items For Sale
REAL ESTATE AUCTION
Thursday January 28th, 2021 - 7:00pm
Clay Center Untied Methodist Church Family Life Center
921 5th St., Clay Center, Ks.
4 tracts in Exeter, Gill & Union Townships, Clay County, Kansas
TRACT 1: The E2NW4 of Section 3-10-3 in Gill Township, Clay County, Kansas. According to FSA records this tract consists of 79.96 acres which is all classified as cropland with 74.01 tillable acres and 5.95 acres of waterways. This farm lays good and is comprised almost entirely of the very good Class II Crete (Cs) soil type. There is a small area of Class III Crete (Ct) soil to the east. There are no buildings or CRP acres on this tract. This land has been well farmed and maintained. It is well located in a prosperous farming community with one-quarter mile of frontage along the south side of paved State Highway #82 about 3 miles straight west of Wakefield, Kansas. 2020 property taxes were $1,803.24.
TRACT 2: The E2SW4 of Section 32-9-3 in Union Township, Clay County, Kansas. According to FSA records this tract consists of 77.54 acres which are all classified as cropland. The cropland includes 70.54 tillable acres and 7.00 acres of waterway with grass, trees and wildlife habitat. This is a rolling farm with a mixture of soil types. Approximately 50% of the soil is Class II Crete (Cs), About 30% is Class III Crete (Ct), and the balance on the south is comprised of Class II Hobbs (Ho) and Class IV Benfield (Be). This land has been well farmed and maintained. It is well located in a prosperous farming community with one-quarter mile of frontage along the north side of paved State Highway #82. It is about 5 miles west of the small lakeside community of Wakefield, Kansas and 2 miles west of Tract 1. It is just one-quarter mile east of Highway 15 to the southwest corner of the tract. The county seat of Clay Center, Kansas is 12 miles to the north. This Tract adjoins Tract 3 on the north. 2020 propert taxes were $1,620.80.
TRACT 3: The E2,NW4 of Section 32, Township 9, Range 3, Clay County, Kansas less a parcel which is part of the farm site. This farm is situated in Union Township and consists of 75.75 acres according to FSA records. This farm is all cropland and includes 69.52 tillable acres and 6.23 acres of waterway. The soil types are mostly Class 3 Crete (Ct) with an area to the south of Class 2 Crete (Cs). From Clay Center, Kansas go 9 miles south on Highway 15 to 8th Rd. then one-quarter mile east to the northwest corner of the tract. From Wakefield, Kansas it is 6 miles west, 1 north and one-quarter mile east. This tract adjoins Tract 2 on the south. 2020 property taxes were $1,628.56.
TRACT 4: The NE4 of Section 26, Township 9, Range 2, Clay County, Kansas less tract with house, building and pasture. This farm is situated in Exeter Township and consists of 148.12 acres according to FSA records. This farm has 129.47 acres of cropland including 119.47 tillable acres and 10.00 acres of waterway. The rest of the tract includes approximately 18.65 acres of pasture, and other grass and habitat. The predominant soil is Class 3 Crete (Ct) with some areas of Class 2 Crete (Cs). There are smaller areas of Class 2 Hobbs (Ho) and Class 3 Geary (Gc). This tract is located from Clay Center, Kansas 8 miles south on Highway 15 to 9th Rd. then 2 miles west to the northeast corner of the tract. From Wakefield, Kansas it is 6 miles west, 2 north and 2 west. There is one half mile of frontage along the south side of the blacktop. 2020 property taxes were $2,971.62.This farm has approximately 32.8 acres of growing wheat.
TERMS: Contracts to close on or before March, 15th, 2021. The buyer is to pay 10% down day of sale with the balance due at closing. Title insurance and escrow fees are to be paid 1/2 each by the seller and the buyer. The seller will pay 2020 and all prior years property taxes. The 2021 property taxes are to be paid by the buyer. The buyers will get possession at closing. No crops are currently growing on Tracts 1, 2 & 3 and they are open for spring crops. There are approximately 32.8 acres of growing wheat on Tract 4. The buyer will receive the landlord's 1/3 share of the wheat crop and possession of the wheat ground after harvest. The buyers will receive all mineral rights. The contract, deed and down payment will be escrowed at Clay County Abstract & Title Company, 610 5th, Clay Center, Kansas 67432. Announcements made sale day to take precedence over printed matter. The sellers and their agents are not responsible for accidents. The auction firm is working for the sellers. Go to kretzauctions.com or kansasauctions.net for color maps and any updates or additional information.
The James D. Braden and Margie Clark Tidwell Braden Trust & Pleasant Hill Farms LLC, Sellers
Auction conducted by Clay County Real Estate
Greg Kretz, Salesman & Auctioneer
Call Greg day or night at (785) 630-0701