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59 acres Pasture, Tillable Farmland, Hunting Land Auction

Taylor County, Iowa

07-29-2017 10:00 AM

Millicent Tuttle Real Estate Auction

Auction Location

Blockton Community Center 405 Division Street Blockton, IA 50836

Listing No.: DDA/25002

Date: 07-29-2017
Bidding Starts: 10:00 AM

Buyer's Premium: 2%

312 Park Street
Blockton, IA 50836
Bidding Onsite, Online, Acreage

Bid Online

Directions to Farm

All tracts are located in or near the unincorporated City of Athelstan. Watch for signage.

Auction Details

Farmland For Sale Taylor County Iowa

Selling Real Estate and Personal Property for the Millicent "June" Tuttle Estate.  Real Estate is divided into 4 Tracts.  Three of the tracts consist of 40 taxable parcels in Athelstan which is unincorporated. 

The fourth tract consists of 43.35 Acres of farmland and timber in Missouri bordering the state line South of Athelstan. 

Personal property will sell following the Real Estate at approximately 12:30 PM

Agent Comments

Something for everyone in this auction.  Millicent "June" as most know came from England and she was very fond of her Antiques, Antique Furniture, and Collectibles.  She also was a huge Elvis Presley fan and had several pieces of Elvis memorabilia.

The Real Estate offers a bit for everyone from Acreage Buyers, Farmers, and Recreational enthusuiasts including hunters.


Personal property inventory is a separate auction listing on our website

Sale Method

10 AM  Real Estate will be sold in individual tracts, which is subject to seller confirmation.  There will be NO combination bid to tie the properties together.  Tracts 1-3 will be sold in whole dollar increments.  Tract 4 will be sold by the acre using a bid multiplier of 43.35 acres.

Immediately after the real estate portion is over and contracts are signed we will begin to sell the personal property from the estate.  We expect that time to be approximately 12:30 pm or before.


Home Description

Single level dwelling with two bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, dining area, living room.  Full basement, that could be finished.  2 Car unattached garage. Older barn sets Southwest of home. Wooden fenced area east of the home and could be mowed for hay or used for pasture for cows or horses.  Home will be sold AS IS / WHERE IS, with no guarantees.


Landlord Possession on cropland at closing , with full possession on March 1, 2018, unless determined otherwise. Immediate possession at closing on all other Real Estate including timber and dwelling


Approximately 30 days after the sale

Mineral Rights

Conveyed to buyer at closing

Soil Productivity

See attached soil maps

Earnest Money

10% Deposit required day of sale

Terms and Conditions

Identification will be required to register to bid during this auction. Video and audio recording devices will be in use during the auction which may be broadcast via the Internet or used in other places. Bidding increments are at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer who may accept or reject any bid. Immediately upon conclusion of the auction the high bidder(s) will enter into a real estate contract and deposit with DreamDirt Farm and Ranch Real Estate LLC or other approved holding account the proper non-refundable earnest deposit. The Seller(s) will provide a current abstract or other title conveyance instrument at their own expense unless otherwise noted. The sale is not contingent upon buyer financing, all bids are cash bids. This sale is subject to all easements, covenants, leases, and restrictions of record. Buyers must do their due diligence prior to bidding. All property is sold on an "As is – Where is" basis with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, made by the Auctioneer or Seller unless specifically stated. You agree by bidding that you will enroll any CRP acres in your name upon gaining ownership or abide by continuing requires of any government programs or conservation programs on the farm or pay any necessary penalties should you choose not to. The seller reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. The successful bidder(s) acknowledges that they are representing themselves or have hired representation using their own financial means to complete the auction sales transaction. Any announcements made on auction day by the Auctioneer will take precedence over any previous material or oral statements. The Auctioneer may accept absentee, phone or Internet bids from bidders who can not attend the auction or bid on behalf of the seller to advance toward any reserve until the reserve is achieved. Bidding remotely does not guarantee anonymity. All decisions of the Auctioneer are final. The auction is open to the public contingent upon proper behavior. The Auctioneer may ask you to leave if your behavior is not in the best interest of the seller.




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Tract 1

4.8 Acres
Tract Detail

Aproximately 4.8 Acres consisting of house, garage, barn, pasture, and timber


Home Description

Single level dwelling with Two bedrooms, Two baths, Kitchen, Dining Area, Living Room. Full basement, that could be finished. 2 Car unattached garage. Older barn sets Southwest of home. Wooden fenced area east of the home and could be mowed for hay or used for pasture for cows or horses. Home will sold AS IS / WHERE IS, with no guarantees

Legal Description

25 Taxable parcels

Tract 2

2.3 Acres
2 Tillable Acres
Tract Detail

Aproximately 2.3 Acres that has been converted into cropland   47.8 CSR2


Legal Description

5 taxable parcels

Tract 3

7.9 Acres
1 Tillable Acres
Tract Detail

Approximately 7.9 Acres consisting of an abandoned house, well, shed, timber, and currently 1 Acre has been converted into cropland 66.4 CSR2

Legal Description

10 taxable parcels

Tract 4

43.35 Acres
20 Tillable Acres
Sold For


Tract Detail

43.35 Acres of land in Missouri, consiting of approximately 20 Acres of cropland and balance in timber and the old Chicago Great Western Railroad Right of Way. The tillable portion has a NCCPI of 73.1

Legal Description

32-67N-32W Townsend addition to Athelstan