Historic 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath, 2 Story Home & Furnishings

As Wilbur & Karon Roberts are retiring from running their Bed and Breakfast and moving, we have been selected to sell their historic home/B&B, antique furniture, collectables, furnishings & tools to the highest bidder!


Began: 04/17/10 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 1112 S. 4th Street, Platte City, MO 64079
Began: 04/04/10 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 04/04/10 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 1112 S. 4th Street, Platte City, MO 64079

Began: 04/11/10 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 04/11/10 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 1112 S. 4th Street, Platte City, MO 64079

Main Level:

Large Eat-In Kitchen: marble & butcher block counter, breakfast bar, lots of cabinets, walk-in pantry, stove, dishwasher

Laundry Room: loads of cabinet space, stainless steel sink, electric dryer hook up, rolling island

Dining Room: plate racks, kitchen, laundry & sitting room access, huge windows, 3” pine flooring under carpet

Sitting/Gentleman’s Room: beautiful tile, arts & crafts-style mantle, lots of light through huge windows, 3” pine flooring under carpet

Living Room: beautiful stone mantle fireplace, 3” pine flooring under carpet

Entry Way: 10×10, 3” pine flooring, beautiful American chestnut stair banister

Upper Level:

Master Bedroom: 3” pine flooring under carpet, lots of light, ceiling fan

Master Bath: paw foot tub w/shower ring, tile wainscot

Bedroom 2: 3” pine flooring under carpet, Hollywood closet, ceiling fan

Bedroom 3: 3” pine flooring under carpet, Hollywood closet, private bathroom, ceiling fan

Private Bath: paw foot tub w/shower ring, lots of light

Bedroom 4: 3” pine flooring under carpet, ceiling fan

Hall Bath: paw foot tub w/shower

Landing: 15×16, built-in book shelves 

Walk-Out Basement: 30×50, peg boarded work area, storage pantry; boiler access

Expandable Attic: dormer window, Rheem air handler access 


½ Acre Corner Lot

Mature Trees

Large Front Porch

Lengthy Deck

Circle Drive

Huge Rooms

9 & 10 Foot Ceilings

Zoned Heating & Cooling

Efficient Hot Water Heat System

Rheem A/C Cooling

Blown & Batting Insulated Throughout

1890’s Historic building, formerly Platte City Police & City Office 1920’s


Antique & Vintage Furniture

Mid century (1800’s): walnut dining table-pegged & square nailed, walnut fruit pull dresser w/oval mirror, walnut paw foot settee & matching arm & rocker chairs, etc; late century (1800’s): oak wash stand, walnut tack box-excellent, 8tx8w druggist store cabinet-glass doors & porch bead backing-cool, maple comb case, walnut night stand, etc.; American chestnut paw foot side board w/mirror; small walnut finish Spinet desk; 1900’s QUARTER SAWN OAK: curved glass china cabinet,  square dining table, round & square parlor/lamp tables; oak serpentine front dresser w/mirror; maple Queen Ann dining table; Hoosier-style kitchen cabinet; dozen beautiful oak kitchen chairs; hard maple dining room table w/leaf; early 4 burner kerosene kitchen stove-complete;  early pine drop leaf table w/bent wood chairs; oak swivel desk chair; pair walnut 3-legged end tables; Queen Ann ottoman; groovy retro upholstered arm chairs (2); ‘Early American’ maple china hutch & table w/4 chairs; poplar corner cabinet; oak dresser; primitive pine dresser from Louis Beaux farm-Vermilion KS; cedar chest-1920’s; 5 ft wooden pillars (4); several varied size metal bed frames; oak arts & crafts rocker; barn board bookcases (2)

Modern Furniture

Golden oak corner TV armoire; maple swivel bar stools (4); oak file desk; tuft back upholstered occasional chair; Queen Anne upholstered non-matching slipper chair(2); queen mattress/box springs (2); queen Sleep Number bed 


5 Large pcs Guardianware w/lids;  numerous early first edition books; W/F fire truck petal car;  ART PRINTS: Lee Reynolds original oil, pair John Hoymson,  Ansell Adams, Mary Englebrite; advertising tins; black, white & Irish dolls; vintage ties; CAST IRON: Reading apple peeler, match safe, meat grinders, wagon wheels, ornate architectural pcs, ; 100+pcs milk glass; TWA dishes, books & misc.; old milk jugs;  cook books;  30+ pcs Polish lead crystal stemware w/ decanter; DEPRESSION GLASS: 100+ pcs Madrid pattern-4 colors, Spoke pattern, 14 pcs. Child’s  Madrid-yellow, dozens misc. green, yellow, amber, blue & clear; Pyrex; enamelware; OVR (our very best brand) tin twin rack oven; PLATTE CITY & COUNTY ITEMS of interest: Smith Cleming Hardware advertising print, 1920’s court house pew, printers drawer from Landmark, quilts by Edith Babcock Croskey (5); brass oil organ lamp w/hand painted shade;  art glass items; McCoy pottery;  Bavarian German Berlin tea set; amberina  compotes; early plastic Snow White & 7 dwarf cake toppers; FINE CHINA: Wedgewood, Royal Worchester, Hall, Hull, etc.; Southern Pacific signal training flash cards; wooden explosives crate; Dressel 4-lamp railroad signal; old water & sprinkler buckets; English ironstone pitcher & bowl w/thunder mug; tobacco dryer & harvest tools


Maytag side by side refrigerator w/dispensing door-newer; GE 18 cu ft refrigerator; Maytag washer & electric dryer;  newer Kirby vacuum w/attachments; RCA  23”, GE 19” TV’s;  CATERING ITEMS: commercial grade chaffing pans, lids, racks, servers etc.;  table & floor lamps; lots misc children’s/daycare toys


Craftsman 12” lathe & 10” band saw; Binks commercial paint sprayer; bench grinder; Goldblatt mud sprayer;  numerous power & manual  hand tools; Wagner W500 airless sprayer; Jet jig saw;  mechanics tool chest-2pc; wood screws & pipe clamps; lots lawn & garden tools; Load Hog lawn tractor-type trailer; gas warm morning stove-nice size; lots hardware, wood trim, nuts/bolts, etc.





Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone number, social security number, and a valid driver’s license. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions.



The successful bidder(s) shall be required to make a 5% down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding.  Cash, cashier’s check or personal or business check will be accepted for the down payment



Financing is not a contingency of sale in this offering. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that potential bidders ensure in advance that they are able to obtain the necessary financing to close the transaction.



The successful bidder(s) shall execute a purchase agreement at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding. All final bid prices are subject to Seller approval, unless announced otherwise. 



Buyer(s) shall close within 30 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing subject to any remaining rights of the current tenant(s).



Seller shall furnish at seller’s expense an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of the total purchase price and shall execute a general warranty deed conveying the real estate to the buyer(s).



2010 taxes are to be prorated as of the closing date.



Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record and any and all leases.



Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and its representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller.



A buyer’s premium of ten percent (10%) shall be added to the high bid and included in the total purchase price to be paid by the successful bidder(s).



A commission will be paid to any properly licensed Broker who registers a successful buyer according to the appropriate Broker Participation Agreement. This form is available from the Auction Company and must be completed and returned no later than 48 hours prior to the auction.



The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  All sketches and dimensions are approximate.  No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All bidders are responsible for conducting their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning the property. The property is being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranty or representations, expressed or implied, is made by the Seller or the auction company. All announcements made by the Auctioneer during the auction take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made. All information contained in the advertising and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the purchase agreement. 



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I-29 to 92 Hwy (exit 18) at Platte City, west to 4th St., then south to address.

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