GONE! Executive Home Auction

Upscale Custom Home on 9 Acres!

The best of all worlds! Your own private, wooded estate less than 20 min. from Overland Park. Soaring walls of windows to take it all in! 4 bedrooms w/finished walk-out basement & unique features. Newer carpet & paint. Private paved drive.



Began: 06/08/12 at 12:30 PM CDT
Location: 9110 Oak Valley Drive, DeSoto, KS 66018
Began: 05/20/12 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 05/20/12 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 9110 Oak Valley Drive, DeSoto, KS 66018

Began: 05/27/12 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 05/27/12 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 9110 Oak Valley Drive, DeSoto, KS 66018

Began: 06/03/12 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 06/03/12 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 9110 Oak Valley Drive, DeSoto, KS 66018

MAIN LEVELSoaring ceilings, huge windows, and open spaces fill the main level with light and maximize the views. Everything for family living or grand entertaining can be found on this level.

ENTRY:  Dramatic 20’ cathedral ceiling of exposed pine, custom 8’ door w/stunning leaded glass sidelights, unique octagonal shaped inlaid slate floor. Walk-in coat closet w/built-in shelving.

GREAT ROOM: Soaring 18’ ceiling with striking double walls of floor-to-ceiling windows. Breathtaking views! Wood-burning fireplace w/slate surround and thick granite extended mantle, flanked by large birch cabinets. Surround sound and unique ceiling fan. Flame birch hardwood floors.

POWDER ROOM:  Tall granite-topped birch vanity and unique stamped metal framed mirror.

DINING ROOM: 10’ wide entry w/heavy wood moldings, triple windows w/lovely views. Flame birch hardwood floors. Easy access off main hall and kitchen.

KITCHEN: Incorporates informal dining area overlooking circle drive landscaping and hearth room area with sliding door access to upper deck. Cooking island with granite counter, open shelf displays, vegetable sink, 5-burner GE Monogram gas cook top, and extensive storage space. Solid wood birch cabinetry featuring extension drawer glides, hidden hinges, pull out trash/recycling bins, rollout shelves, storage nooks and more. Granite counters with under-cabinet lighting and oversized stainless steel double sink. Sub-Zero cabinet front side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, 2 full sized dishwashers and Whirlpool double ovens. Large walk-in pantry with 3 full walls of shelving and auto-on light. Flame birch floors. Large windows on multiple walls maximize views of the estate.

LAUNDRY: Washer/dryer hookups plus built-in ironing station, hanging area, sink w/large cabinet storage. Pocket door access off main hall.

GARAGE: Side-entry w/3 full stalls, 10’ ceilings.


UPPER LEVELTwo wings feature 2 bedrooms each. An open hallway connects the two with bird’s eye views to both the front and back of the estate.

MASTER SUITE: Windows on 2 walls offer peaceful, high-level views of the wooded entry. Coffered ceiling w/unique ceiling fan. Separate His & Hers bathrooms with built-in shelving and furniture-style cabinetry, tall granite-topped vanities, slate tile floors, walk-in closets, windows and sky-lights. A double entry, 2-head tiled shower joins the spaces.

BEDROOM 2: Wall of built-in bookcases, double windows overlooking backyard. (Close to master suite. Perfect for nursery, library, etc.)

BEDROOM 3: Coffered ceiling with unique fan, double windows overlooking back of estate, two sconce-style reading lights, access to shared bath.

BEDROOM 4: Coffered ceiling with unique fan, windows to the front and back of home, upholstered storage window seat flanked by double closets, access to shared bath.

BATH: Pocket doors to bedrooms 3 & 4, tile floor, double vanity w/large medicine cabinets, built-in shelving, separate tub/shower & toilet room.


LOWER LEVELFlexible spaces for entertaining, working or relaxing with walk-out access to fenced side yard, back patio and woods.

MEDIA ROOM/FAMILY ROOM: 2 full walls of windows with beautiful views AND room-darkening draperies. Suspended projector and built-in roll-up screen (projection system requires additional hardware). Striking leaded glass French doors.

ENTERTAINING SPACE: Currently configured as a casual bar area with buffet/hutch, rough hewn L-shaped bar and 4 cushioned stools (included in sale). Large windows and walk-out access to patio and rear of estate.

OFFICE/HOBBY ROOM: Large, flexible space with great views of the patio and woods beyond. Track lighting on 2 walls plus walk-in closet with 2 walls of shelving. Could be 5th bedroom. Current configuration includes expansive solid wood L-shaped desk w credenza and cabinets (included in sale).

HALL BATH: Tall single vanity, large linen closet, tile floor, separate tub/shower & toilet room.

FINISHED STORAGE (under suspended slab garage): Oversized double-door access to back yard. Large work tables, utility sink, phone jack, HVAC area. Carpeted.



  • Landscaped, gated entrance
  • Private concrete drive with circle and landscaped island
  • Side fenced yard area with landscaped stone paths, 2-tier fountain, access to driveway and  lower level storage
  • Partially covered rear stone patio
  • Deck with wooded views in all directions
  • Irrigation system (currently flushed and turned off)
  • Stone walkways and natural footpaths throughout the property
  • Wonderful mix of stone, flora and foliage surrounding the home



  • 9 acres (In two tracts: 6 w/home + 3)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, plus flex spaces
  • Designed to maximize the setting and the views with windows everywhere!
  • Flame birch floors and cabinetry throughout
  • Whole house audio (currently disconnected)
  • Directional lighting and dimming options for art displays and ambiance
  • Newer paint and carpet throughout
  • Conveniences such as attic fan, auto-on closet lights, security system
  • Zoned HVAC w/2 newer water heaters
  • 1-Year Home Warranty included!


Private Wooded Estate, Conveniently Located!

  • 13 minutes to I-435; 18 minutes to I-70
  • 15 minutes to Olathe
  • 18 minutes to Lenexa
  • 19 minutes to Overland Park
  • 20 minutes to Shawnee
  • 26 minutes to Lawrence



  1. Research the property and auction terms at www.CatesAuction.com.
  2. Attend an open house event to tour the property and talk with auction representatives/agents.
  3. Ask questions. We’re happy to help. 913-378-1134 or Sold@CatesAuction.com
  4. Bid! You’ll need your driver’s license to register and your deposit ready if you’re the winning bidder.

Can’t wait for the auction? Make an offer now! Call our office for assistance.



Our sellers designed and built this custom home to take advantage of the unique wooded setting. Since retiring and moving they no longer wish to own it and switched to the auction method to complete the sale this spring. Come see for yourself at an open house event and then bid your price!




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).



2012 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.

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