GONE! PUBLIC AUCTION – For Jeanne Greenwald

Tractors, Equipment, Furniture, Collectibles, Tools & More! (Real estate sold to pre-auction offer.)

Picturesque 6 acre setting w/timber & rolling hills, tree lined drive, true ranch. Large deck w/above ground pool, hot tub, stocked pond, pole barn. 

Began: 10/06/12 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 7990 Chez La Terre Drive, Smithville, MO 64089


Living Room: 19 X 21; Hardwood under newer carpet; ceiling fan; bay window

Eat-in-Kitchen: 10 X 30; bay window, oak cabinetry with raised panel & leaded glass doors, ceiling fan; Jenn-air/Whirlpool appliances

Kitchen Half Bath: 4 X 4; marble vanity

Great Room: 14 X 20; vaulted veiling w/ fan; built in book case wood burning Quadra-fire fireplace insert in wooden hearth, hardwood under newer carpet  

Entry way: 6 X 14; hard wood floors

Hall Bathroom: 7 X 13; double marble top vanity; shower tub combo, linen closet, new flooring

Master Bedroom: 15 X 17; bay window, recessed ceiling with fan, pair large double closets, carpet, built in bookcase

Master bathroom: 5 X 9; shower enclosure marble top vanity, carpet

Bedroom 2: 14 X 14; hardwood under carpet, built in bookcase, large double closet, ceiling fan

Bedroom 3: 11 X 13; hardwood under carpet, large double closet, ceiling fan


Full Finished Basement 

Hobby/Storage Room: 10 X 21; stamped concrete walls, built-in workbench & shelving

Rec Room: 15 X 27; wood burning stove

Family Room: 19 X 33; painted

Unfinished Storage Area: 14 X 30; built-in shelving, stamped concrete exterior walls

20 X 30 Steel Studded Barn: 8 X 10 combine door & built in shelving



Treated 38 X 54 Multi-Level Deck

Above Ground Pool Surrounded by Deck

6-Man Hot Tub

Sun Setter Retractable Awning

Active Water Softener System

Whole House Humidifier

Freshly filled 400 gallon propane tank (rented)-August 2012

New Carpet & Paint-July 2012

New Trane XB 90% Efficient HVAC-2011

New Roof-October 2010

Pella Bay Windows-2007

Stocked Pond & Rolling Hills

Tree-Lined Asphalt Driveway


Boats, Motors & Trailers

16ft fiber glass shell bass boat project w/trailer and 85hp Evinrude motor; 1978 Checkmate fiber glass bass boat project w/custom boat trailer; 1978 Mercury 850-75 hp outboard motor w/trim, etc.


Microfiber sofa and loveseat; pine full & king size water beds; oak chiffonier-painted; pine 4-pc bedroom suit: dresser w/mirror, chest of drawers, pair night stands; walnut finish drum end table; foot locker; oak coffee table; child’s activity table; mid century oak dresser, Lane cedar chest, marble top desk, etc.

Tractor, Tools & Yard Equipment

TRACTOR: 1948 Case VAI tractor runs and drive; Murray 21 inch 5hp lawn mower; Lawn Tractor: Craftsman 18hp twin Kohler Magnum engine, automatic 46inch hydrostat riding lawn tractor; Craftsman 18hp 6 speed 44 inch deck w/50 inch plow blade pull behind spreader; Craftsman pull behind de-thatcher; Craftsman 3 bag grass catcher system; Yard Machines by MTD; 5.5hp chipper/shredder; Ryobi mantis style tiller-gas; Ryobi’s ‘Expand It’ & ‘Trimmer Plus’ string trimmers; Ryan string trimmer; ; old school cast iron aerator; adjustable engine stand; Campbell-Hausfeld house painter 330 airless paint sprayer; Delta 10 inch miter saw-newer; lot of misc hand, lawn & garden tools; Poulan ‘Wild Thing’ & Craftsman chainsaws; waders; 5 man tent; bench mate; geared chain block; B&D hedge trimmer; 3 ton floor jack; creeper; 3 pair water skis; balls & baseball bats; Montgomery Ward’s chain saw; 3.5 hp power washer-gas; misc. fishing rods, reels & tackle; open ended wrenches; precision airline tools; aviation repair manuals; MDT 21″ snow thrower; hoist and more!

Household Items

Sony Trinitron flat screen-36”; Kenwood audio video surround model VR-716; JVC 7 disc DVD/CD player; DCM home speaker system; Frigidaire Crown Series 20cu ft refrigerator; White-Westinghouse washer and dryer; Nivico console stereo in walnut cabinet; ionic pro, size 3 wedding dress; 20 vinyl albums – Neil Diamond, Dionne Warwick, Beach Boys etc. and more!




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).



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.

Video: Private 6 Acre Country Estate Auction

I-29 to MO-92 (exit 18), East 5 miles to Todd Creek Rd., Left becomes Co Rd. B, continue north to Chez La Terre, then left to address OR US-169 to MO-92, west 4.5 miles to Hoover Rd., slight right to Co Rd. B, right to Chez La Terre, then left to address. 

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