9868 Hwy. 177, Alta Vista, KS (approx. 14 mi. south of Manhattan, KS) 904.96 acres, M/L, in Section 21, lying west of Hwy. 177, a parcel of land in the Southwest Corner of Section 16, lying west of Hwy. 177 and a parcel in the East Half of Section 20, all in Township 12 South, Range 8 East, Geary County, KS. Tract 1 consists of 904.96 acres, M/L, of which 117.38 are considered cropland acres per FSA records. The balance of acreage consists of native grass pasture, some meadows, 2 creeks, some wildlife habitat, a large, vintage stone barn, a farmstead with an older 2 story, 1 bath home, machine shed and a 3 car, unattached stone-wall garage. This property has well water plus ponds & spring in the pasture area. Tract 1 is bordered on the east by KS Hwy. 177 & on the west by Old Hwy.13.
281.61 acres, M/L, located on the east side of Hwy. 177, just east of Tract 1, with a larger parcel in the East Half of Section 16 and a small parcel in the Northeast Corner of Section 21, all in Township 12 South, Range 8 East, Geary County, KS. Tract 2 has 38 cropland acres planted to cool and full season grass for hay with the balance being native grass pasture with some meadow. Tract 2 has pond and spring water. This property is bordered partially on the west by Hwy. 177 and on the north by Old Hwy. 18.
402.42 acres, M/L, located 2 1/2 miles west of Tract 1 on the east and north side of Florence Rd. in Section 19, Township 12 South, Range 8 East, Geary County, KS. Tract 3 has 14 acres considered cropland, which is hay-land with the balance in native grass pasture and meadows with some good wildlife areas.
230.72 acres, M/L, across Florence Rd. from Tract 3. Tract 4 is on the west and south side of Florence Rd. There are 77 acres considered crop acres, which are either being tilled or used for hay. The balance of acreage is a large, wooded area with creek, bluff and native pasture with very good wildlife habitat.
301.33 acres, M/L, located west of Tract 1 on the west side of Old Hwy. 13. The Southwest Quarter and a parcel in the Southeast Quarter, all in Section 20, lying west of Old Hwy. 13 and the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 29, west of Old Hy 13, all in Township 12 South, Range 8 East, Geary County, KS. Tract 5 consists of native grass pasture with some wooded draws, pond water and an older 2 story home, which has not been inhabited for several years. This property is bordered on the west by Tract 3.
2,122 acres, M/L, A combination of Tracts 1 thru 5.
76.24 acres, M/L, located 1 1/2 miles south of Tract 1, on the northwest corner of Hwy. 177 and Lower McDowell Rd. The East Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 12 South, Range 8 East, Geary County, KS. Tract 7 consists of 27.46 acres of tilled cropland with the balance in meadow and a small, wooded draw. There is 1/2 mile of Hwy. 177 frontage and 1/4 mile of Lower McDowell Rd. frontage. Rural water line goes by Tract 7. This has very good building site potential.
315.71 acres, M/L, located 2 miles west of Tract 7 on the south side of Lower McDowell Rd. The East Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 31, the Northwest Quarter and the West Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 32, all in Township 12 South, Range 8 East, Geary County, KS. Tract 8 has 52 acres of highly productive cropland with the balance in native pasture, meadow, creek and timber with excellent wildlife habitat. This property has 1 mile Lower McDowell Rd. frontage and 1/2 mile Pepper Hill Rd. frontage.
37.68 acres, M/L, located just north of Tract 8 on the northeast corner of Lower McDowell Rd. and Florence Rd. This property has 12 acres of highly productive, bottom type land with the balance in meadow, oak timber and creek.
22 1/2 acres, M/L, located just north of Tract 1 to Old Hwy. 18, then 2 1/2 miles east on the south side. A part of the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 14, Township 12 South, Range 8 East in Wabaunsee County, KS. Tract 10 has 16.24 acres of upland cropland with the balance in a wooded tree area and waterway.
Auctioneer’s Note: Take advantage of this rare opportunity to purchase a picturesque piece of the Flint Hills, close to Manhattan, KS. History abounds on portions of this property! Parcels of this land have been in the Fechner family over 150 years. This property will be offered in tracts that will make it available for various buyers. Come take a look!
Terms & Possession: The Seller requires 10%, non-refundable earnest money day of sale with the balance to be due on or before April 2, 2020. Seller and Buyer to split the title insurance and closing costs of Kansas Secured Title. Sale is not contingent upon buyer obtaining financing. 2020 taxes to be prorated to date of closing. Statements made sale day take precedence over printed material. Sale subject to Seller’s confirmation. Cline Realty and Auction, LLC represents the Seller’s interests. The above legal descriptions are partials. The exact legal descriptions to appear on the deeds.