Picturesque Farm With Mix of Habitat In Coffey Co KS - 161.76 Acres


161.76 Acres / Coffey County, KS

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Auction Date: 05/17/2024 Auction Time: 11:00 AM

Auction Venue Location: Waverly Community Building, 408 Pearson Ave, Waverly, KS 66871

Entire Farm Description:

The location is excellent on this farm with proximity to larger towns and cities but still in a highly sought-after recreational area and quiet neighborhood. This farm sits between Melvern Lake, John Redmond Reservoir and Wolf Creek Reservoir. This has been very popular as it is near fishing, has great deer hunting and is a very strong area for waterfowl with many birds in this area during the fall and winter months. For anyone from the KC metro, it is right out I35 interstate and only 76 miles from Overland Park. So with easy access and availability of utilities, this would be very convenient for a cabin or home site with privacy and great views. This is a very pretty farm with a wide mix of habitat including small pocket fields, grass meadows, a small seasonal creek, timber and one small duck pond with cattails. There are also approximately 63 acres of potential tillable acres for a reasonable income stream. The south half of the property has great native grass and would likely produce a good amount of hay for livestock or make for great food plots for wildlife. With plenty of deer sign, good roost trees for turkeys and a small duck pond this farm will certainly keep an outdoor enthusiast or family busy in the fall and all year round. Please contact the listing agent if you would like to find out more or schedule an in-person viewing.

Tract 1 Description:

40.46± surveyed acres with county road frontage on the north and east sides of the property. This parcel would be a great building site with views and proximity to Kansas City, Emporia and only 3 miles off the blacktop and Hwy #75. It features a good mix of habitat with a few small pockets of trees and rolling terrain. Approximately 33 acres of tillable acres with mostly Class III and some Class II soils.

Tract 2 Description:

40.38± surveyed acres with county road frontage on the north side of the property. Approximately 30 acres in tillable with a mix of Class II, III and IIII soils. There is a nice tree line and a seasonal creek with several acres of timber in the SW corner of the property. This parcel would be a great hobby farm with a little bit of hunting and tillable mix. It could make for a nice country homestead with the ability to have horses or small livestock.

Tract 3 Description:

80.92± surveyed acres with county road frontage on the east side of the property. Beautiful views and rolling small fields with a mix of timber pockets and a seasonal creek. This farm has about a 50/50 mix of open grass meadows and timber, with some great locations for a small food plot or deer feeder. There is a small duck pond surrounded by cattails in the middle portion of the farm. The east entrance area would make for an outstanding building site for a hobby farm or country estate.


Tract #: All Tracts

Deeded Acres: 161.76± surveyed acres

FSA Farmland Acres: 69.26± acres per FSA

Soil Types: Kenoma silt loam, Summit silty clay loam, Aliceville silty clay loam


CRP Acres/Payment: No CRP

Taxes: $1028.34 for all 3 tracts

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2024 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession

Survey needed?: Survey has been completed

Brief Legal: NE ¼ S31 T19S R16E Coffey Co, KS

PIDs: 029-31-0-00-01-001.00-0

Lat/Lon: 38.35776, -95.67902

Zip Code: 65708

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  • 10% down payment immediately after auction - cash, personal, or business checks accepted

  • If the winning bid is online, you will be immediately contacted to make arrangements for the 10% down payment and a purchase contract will be sent via DocuSign

  • High bidder has 30 days to close unless otherwise noted

  • Announcements on auction day will take precedence over any prior announcements

  • This is a no contingency sale and is not subject to financing or additional inspections

  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any

  • If a survey is needed it will be done following the auction and the total purchase price will be adjusted to the surveyed acres

  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgments

  • Located 76 miles SW of the south KC metro area; 50 miles S of Topeka, KS; 40 miles E of Emporia, KS; 120 miles NE of Wichita, KS; and 150 miles NNW of Joplin, MO.

  • Well-rounded recreational farm with a nice mix of habitat and diversity

  • 63± acres of potential tillable with another 40 to 50 acres of hay fields and meadows that would make for great food plots

  • Numerous small hidden fields that are great for stand sites, feeders

  • A small seasonal creek lined with mature timber

  • Great location for local fishing and waterfowl

  • Rolling terrain with good access points and building sites

  • Seller’s mineral rights transfer

  • Taxes $1,028.34 (2022)

  • Open tenancy for 2024

Auction Location:
408 Pearson Avenue, Waverly, KS 66871
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Jefferson Kirk Gilbert, Ranch & Farm Auctions (CO00002929), Kansas Broker License # 00237080

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