Productive Tillable Land Near Marlette, MI - 349.5 Acres
349.5 Acres / Lapeer County, MI
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Auction Date: 05/09/2023 Auction Time: 10:00 AM EDT
Auction Location: Clifford Elevator Hall, 9769 Main Street, Clifford, MI 48727
Entire Farm Description:
Selling Absolute to the highest bidder! Talk about the Golden Triangle!! Here’s your chance to own 272.6+/- acres that sit in the corners of Sanilac, Tuscola and Lapeer Counties. The 210+/- tillable acres are all grid tiled with 4-inch drain tile. These acres boast a NCCPI average score of 63.16, 3.16 points above the county averages. This farmland has been meticulously cared for by being grid soil sampled and having nutrients applied when and where they were needed. Farms like this don't come for sale very often! Not to mention there is a gravel pit that can provide numerous opportunities for income. The balance of the acreage is timber and prime hunting that holds those big Sanilac, Tuscola and Lapeer county bucks and long beards. Check out each of the descriptions of these individual tracts and schedule a showing before the auction date! You're NOT going to want to miss this!! Selling with open tenancy for 2023!
Tract 1 Description:
Here’s the tract that can provide the Monster Bucks Lapeer County is known for, and have the income potential to pay for it! This 30+/- acre parcel has 20+/- acres of tillable, tiled farmland that is made up of Colwood Loam and Pipestone soils that produce some of the best crops in the area. The land's history of being grid soil sampled with sound farming practices, and tile spacing of approximately 30 ft on center with 4-inch tile makes for outstanding returns on this investment. The remaining acreage provides natural funnels and cover that puts you in the driver's seat to harvest those big Lapeer County Whitetails. Open tenancy for 2023
Tract 2 Description:
Parcel 2 really is the sportsman's dream. We constantly get calls from buyers wanting parcels that have mature timber with funnels that run into cropland that can provide a return, and host a buffet of food for the wildlife. Here is that dream parcel!! There are 23 +/- acres of timber and this timber transitions from mature pines and hardwoods into brush and grasses that are key for bedding and holding the large population of whitetail deer the area boasts. This coupled with the balance of the parcel being tiled, tillable farmland that can provide food plots galore or major return on your investment just makes this parcel amazing for the true sportsman. The 12+/- acres of farmland is tiled on 30 ft centers with 4-inch tile and is made up of Pipestone Sand and Carlisle Muck. Farms like this don't come around often where you can own prime recreational land that is also prime tillable farmland. Open tenancy for 2023.
Tract 3 Description:
Here's a 40+/- acre tract that any farmer would love to add to their list of land they own. Half-mile runs, Square farm, located on White Creek Rd(blacktop road), the farm is made up of Marlette Sandy Loam and Capac Loam that boasts a NCCPI score of 68, which is 5 points higher than the county average. This farm is tiled 30 ft on center with 4-inch drain tile and has been meticulously cared for in the past with the soil being grid soil sampled regularly and nutrients applied when and where they were needed. Prime farmland like this doesn't come up for sale very often. Open tenancy for 2023.
Tract 4 Description:
Wow!!! 34 acres that boast a NCCPI score of 77.5, that's 17.6 points above the county average!!! It is made up of Marlette Silt Loam and Parkhill Loam soil that's tiled every 25 ft on center. The 29 tillable acres have been meticulously cared for by being grid soil sampled and had nutrients applied when and where they were needed. Prime Time farmland! Buy this tract and tract 5 and farm ¾ mile runs of prime, midwest muscle farmland!!
Tract 5 Description:
Farms don't come for sale often, farms like this one, never do!! This 90-acre tract, which consists of 80+/- tillable acres is about the best soil type there is in the area! Parkhill Loam makes up the majority of the soil type, and the farm is tiled every 40 ft on center with 4-inch tile that boasts a NCCPI score of 76.0, 16.1 points above the Sanilac County Average!! They say location is key, well this farm sits on the corner of M-53 and Walker Rd. M-53 is the gateway to the Thumb of Michigan. Prime land in a Prime location!! Buy tract 4 and farm ¾ of a mile runs!! If you farm, then this tract should get you very excited!!
Tract 6 Description:
Here’s the clear, flat, tiled 76 +/- acre farm that everyone is looking for. This parcel consists of Marlette, Capac and Fulton soil types and is grid tiled every 33 ft on center with 4-inch tile. This farm was managed at the highest level being grid soil sampled and having nutrients applied when and where they were needed. This is a must see farm!
Tract 7 Description:
Income, Income, and more income!! This 40+/- acre tract has income potential out of this world. It starts by having +/- 29 acres of productive, tiled, 30 ft on center, 4-inch tile, farmland that boasts a 64.2 NCCPI score which is 3.2 points higher than the county average. This farm has been taken care of at the highest level being grid soil sampled frequently and having nutrients applied when and where it was needed. Soil is made up of Marlette Sandy Loam and Capac Loam and is ready to go for Spring 2023!!
And if that wasn't enough, the property has 11+/- acres of Timber that hosts an established Sand and Gravel pit. This pit has provided sand and gravel to the county in which a lot of the material was used to build the roads up in the area. The county also built an improved road system within the 11 acres to get trucks out to White Creek Rd safely when they operated the pit. This is a prime material pit that's ready to make you money! Opportunities to own a property like this are extremely hard to come by. If screened, the sand from the pit fits the product a lot of the large mega dairies in the area use for bedding. The income potential for this tract is endless. Sand and Gravel businesses, Construction Companies, County Road Commissions and Large Mega Dairies, take note of this parcel!! The timbered part of this tract hosts a large population of mature hardwoods along with a stocked pond that can definitely fulfill your fishing needs! Open tenancy for 2023!
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Onsite bidders should bring a government-issued ID
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
4% Buyers Premium
All Farmland is Grid Tiled with 4 inch drain tile
NCCPI Scores on farmland all above County averages
Established Gravel Pit with desirable Sand and Gravel
Open Tenancy for 2023
5 minutes from Marlette
5 minutes to M-53
5 minutes to M-46
Excellent Deer Hunting
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