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000 Skaer Rd, New Athens, Illinois - $0

130 acre(s), Tillable, Hunting in St. Clair County

Listing Number: 45A

Property Details

130.80 surveyed acres with 103 being farmed and 13.4 enrolled in CRP CP-22 tree program until 9/30/2018. This property is just south of Smithton. It has two lakes and development potential.

  • Tract 1 - 36.4+/- surveyed acres of mostly tillable land with 1,208 feet of road frontage. This is a development piece for now or the future. Flat and Square like farmers are looking for.

  • Tract 2 - 40+/- surveyed acres. 30 acres are being tilled and 3 acres are in CRP CP-22 until 9/30/2018. This piece has a 3+ acre lake with woods around it. There is an old home and some nice building sites on this tract. South 20 acres is in New Athens School District and North 20 acres is in Smithton / Freeburg school district.

  • Tract 3 - 54.4 +/- surveyed acres. Over 35 acres are being tilled and 10.4 acres are in CRP CP-22 until 9/30/2018. This property has a 100 feet owned access to Skaer Rd and a 2+- acre lake. This tract also offers multiple locations to choose from to build a home.  Property is in Smithton / Freeburg school district. 24 x 36 pole building. Electric on the property.

Directions: From 159 south of Smithton take Nick Schaefer Rd To Skaer Rd head south. The property is on your right.

Legal Description: Sec 9 & 16, T2S - R8W


Land to be surveyed and paid for by the seller. Survey available prior to auction for viewing. 

FSA Information: 103 acres Farmable, 13.4 acres in CRP CP-22 till 9/30/2018 (Currently paying $125 an acre). CRP payment will be prorated at time of payment by FSA Office.

Mineral Rights: Any mineral rights owned will transfer with the sale of the property

Parcel(s): 17-16-0-200-003, 17-09-0-400-009 & 17-09-0-400-002

Taxes: Seller to pay 2017 taxes. Buyer responsible for all of 2018.

Soil Productivity: 94.7 PI

Possession: Possession at closing for ground not being farmed; subject to the 2018 farm tenant rights. 2018 cash rent will be a credit to the buyer at closing at a rate of $180 per acre.

Location: Smithton Senior Center - 711 S Main St; Smithton, Illinois 62285

Earnest Money: Immediately following the close to bidding, the approved high bidder(s) will deposit a non-refundable payment due to 10% down as earnest money. Online bidders will be delivered a contract through email to sign, and the earnest money must be wired by the close of business the next day. Earnest money will be held by Community Title. Buyer(s) will also sign a purchasing agreement with the seller.


TRACT ACREAGES: The lines and drawings in the printed material or on the website are approximate. These figures, estimates, lines, and drawings are not guaranteed. Survey to govern.


CONDITIONS AND EASEMENT: Subject to all easements, covenants, and restrictions on record.


BIDDING INFORMATION: Bidding will be done in total dollars. Seller reserves the right to accept or reject the high bid.


REGISTRATION:  Proper and complete registration is required to bid. All bidders will be asked for a copy of state-issued ID. All online bidders must provide name, address, phone number, and email address to register. A registered online bidder will then be approved by the auctioneer to continue. A credit card is required to place an online bid on the property. The credit card will be validated before bidding access is granted but is not a recognized form of payment of the deposit or purchase price. Deposit must be wired by the close of business next day. Credit card will not be charged unless Winning Bidder fails to complete the contract signing process and required wiring; then $1000 will be charged to the credit card provided at registration. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agreed to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions. Online bidders must register and be accepted at least 3 hours before the live auction.


DISCLAIMER AND ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: All information contained herein, and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the agreement to purchase. Announcements made by the auctioneer at the time of the sale will take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statement made. The property is being sold on an “AS IS, WHERE IS” basis, and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller(s) or the auction company. Each potential bidder is responsible for conducting his or her independent inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning the property. The information provided here is believed to be accurate but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. The Seller(s) or the auction company or their agents assume no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions. Conduct at the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of the auctioneer. The seller and auction company reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there is any question as to the person’s credentials, fitness, etc. All decisions of the auctioneer are final, and all announcements made the day of the auction by the auctioneer will take precedence over printed or spoken information made prior. Property Peddler inc and their agents work for the Seller.


Auctioneer Brad Chandler, IL Lic #441.002105. Broker License held with Keller Williams Marquee, IL Lic # 475.162275

Closing: On or before May 30, 2018


Your bidding is not conditional on financing; make arrangements prior to the sale.

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Brad Chandler, Auctioneer & Real Estate Broker


877-473-2018 ext 102

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