GONE! Absolute Estate Auction

Home and contents sell regardless of price!

3 bedroom, 2 bath home includes basement apartment and spacious 4-car garage. Half-acre corner lot with huge deck, greenhouse and gazebo. Sewing room, basement workshop and large central kitchen. No minimum bid!

Began: 06/04/11 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 1219 Tillery Road, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Kitchen: 12×14; oak cabinetry, Modern Maid gas range & oven, pantry

Living Room: 16×22; carpet, Pine Ridge 400 wood burning stove, lots natural light

Dining Room: 13×15; carpet, front porch entryway

Master Bedroom: 10×13; carpet, separate basement & deck access

Bedroom 2: 10×12; carpet

Pantry Room: 7×8; lots built-in cabinets, deck & back yard access

Front Porch: 7×14; lots windows


Separate Living Quarters

Full Bathroom: 6×10; shower/tub combo, linen closet, marble topped oak vanity

Kitchen/Living Room Combo: 15×20; Tappan electric stove, lots oak cabinets, Coleman gas furnace

Utility/Hobby Room: 17×30; built-ins, washer & electric dryer hook up, utility sink, boiler access

Storage Room: 8×16; wall to wall, floor to ceiling built-in shelving, large closet

Storm Room/Pantry: 6×13; completely concrete



Nearly Acre Yard

Fruit & Flowering Tree

Huge Elms, Maples & Oak Trees

4-Car Barn w/Concrete Floor & Loft Area

Huge Multi-Level Back Deck


Green House/Garden Shed

Trex-type Front Porch 10×15

High Efficient American Standard Radiant Boiler



Late 1980’s Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser station wagon, V-8, auto, 4-door


Vintage & Modern Furniture

La Z Boy  upholstered lift chair w/heat; Broyhill 4-pc Queen/full bedroom suite: bow front chest of drawers, dresser & bed, upholstered lift chair recliners (3); upholstered hide-a-bed (2);  maple rocker & coffee table; several patio tables & chairs; park benches (4); wooden glider; Baker’s racks ; kneehole desk; Jenny Lind full bed



1904 St Louis World’s Fair ruby flash cream pitcher; Fuji Symphonion  by M.I.M Labor Inc. w/12 disc; Archie, Heidi & Kiddles paper dolls in boxes; ruby red bowl; misc carnival; salt & peppers; Czech Nuevo handled basket; Rosenthal studio-line bowl; German cups/saucers; Montgomery Ward’s Child’s sewing machine; stone carvings by Thorn & Wolf each of Canada; large cast iron lard/scalding pot; YARD ORNAMENTS: brass herring , concrete ducks, bird baths, ; Princess House stemware; wheel cut ewer w/stopper; pair Cappademonte rose candle holders ; pewter clowns (6);  restaurant wire shelving; Oklahoman delivery boy bags (2); Pepsi metal 6-pack carrier; hay fork; scythes-several; 1950’s Chevy repair manuals; andirons; tin litho Champion Spark Plug cabinet; Country albums & 8 Tracks


POWER CHAIRS:  JAZZY 1143, Ranger II;  Toshiba DVD/VHS combo; Sanyo 21” TV;  FRIGIDAIRE: newer upright freezer,  & 16 cu ft refrigerator; newer  AMANA: 15 cu ft chest freezer, commercial grade washer; Foodsaver w/lots bags;    Samsung air conditioner;  Sharp Carousel microwave (2); Fisher mini stereo rack system; pots/pan; lots utensils; Lodge cast iron skillets & Dutch Oven; cake/muffin pans; Le Machine w/attachments; Riviera SS flatware; GE toaster oven-newer; Bunn coffee maker; Rival meat slicer-elec; plunge blender; lots Tupperware; several weather radios & police scanners; Sharp Slim VHS video camera-in case; Magnavox console stereo;  3 cases Depends & Tena under garments; Kenmore gas dryer; 2 tread mills; metal clothes closet; blankets-new unwrapped;  lots linens; several humidifiers & fans; Ionic Breeze; SEWING MACHINES: Brother X33 & Wards UHT J 1980; dehydrators; Paraspa w/wax;  Hoover Windtunnel vacuum; tons household supplies; dozen flash lights


Tools & Out Doors

CRAFTMAN: mechanics chest, several electric & manual tools; Popular Mechanics chest;  Camping cook set; Hobo Flameless camp stove; large Rubbermaid storage bins (2); BBQ: Range Master propane grill, Brinkman Smoke-N-Pit smoker, propane turkey cookers (2); newer small Shop Vac; GARDENING: Earth Way Fert-A-Ply, 5+ lawn seeders, 4+ yard cards, dozens pots/planters, 30 Time Life Encyclopedia of Gardening, rakes/hoes, Miracle-Gro, Root/stump killer, stakes; dozens wood working & mechanics tools; levels; Stanley planes; bolt cutters; several shop lights-NIB; saw horses; several work benches; jig saw; lots lumber; numerous metal shelves; GAS POWERED: tillers: Craftsman,  Rally 5 hp HD, Wards Powr Kraft 2 hp,  mowers: Cub Cadet  8.5 hp Yard Bug-rider, 22” Murray 5 hp, 19” Toro, Yard Machine 3.5 hp; propane lanterns;  14+ boxes carpet squares;  bar, ‘C’, corner clamps; 1954 US military tank inspection instrument-unusual; nut/bolts/chains/cables; dozen trash & gas cans; lots plumbing items; pair propane toters




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 10% 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).



2011 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. Advertising may contain pictures of wildlife and other items that are for illustrative purposes only. The Auctioneer reserves the right to bid on behalf of the Seller up to, but not beyond the Seller’s reserve (if applicable). The Property is available for and subject to sale prior to auction.


I-35 to US-69, S on McCleary Rd. (before WalMart), E on St. Louis Ave./Hwy. H, N on East St., W on Tillery Rd. to home.

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