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Houston Lake 2-Bedroom Ranch

Quaint 2-bed ranch has a cottage feel & features huge 1/2 acre m/l lot, walk-up basement, 1-car garage, garden & storage sheds, covered front patio.

Began: 03/08/13 at 10:00 AM CST
Location: 5523 N. Adrian Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151
Began: 02/24/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 02/24/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 5523 N. Adrian Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

Began: 03/03/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 03/03/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 5523 N. Adrian Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

Single-Family Residence

Style: One Story Ranch

Year Built: 1947

Lot Size: 0.52 Acres                

Total Floor Area SF: 912

Attached Garage Area SF: 286

Walk-Up Basement Area SF: 700


Living Room

Family Room

Eat-In Kitchen

Laundry Room


½ Acre Lot

No ‘E’ Tax

Easy Highway Access

Minutes to Shopping Essentials



*Partial Information provided by Platte County


Antique, Mid Century, Retro & Modern Furniture

3-pc walnut finish 1950’s full  bedroom suite: bed w/head & foot boards, chest of drawers & dresser w/mirror; 1949 Lane cedar chest-Miss America indorsed ; blonde oak dresser w/mirror; 3-pc pine coffee table set; upholstered and pine accented sofa, love seat & arm chair; Martha Washington sewing cabinet; step stools; half moon table; 1980’s dinette table & 4 Captain’s chairs; pine 1950’s kneehole desk; pine side cabinet; 1940’s red oak finish buffet/china cabinet; day bed; metal lawn furniture; floor lamps; shadow box wall mirror; metal button top bar stools; 1950’s portable bar; 1950’s chromium dinette table & 4 chairs.


Salt & pepper collection-includes Shawnee Sleepy Pig; tons of sewing notions: button, fabric, spools, thimble, etc.; pottery; small 1950’s figurines & wall art; stained glass butterfly lamp; ash trays; carved elephants; 1950’s chrome canister set & breadbox; china finger oil lamps; TV lamps; retro table lamps; WWII service pins & dog tags; carnival glass bowl; copper confectioners  bucket; Italian china stylized roosters; peacock motif chenille; 1950’s swim suit; jewelry boxes; retro hanging lamps; cigar boxes; wooden boxes; silver plate; Muehlbach, Country Club & Coors vintage 8 oz bar glasses; Pyrex; vintage women’s clothes, purses, hankies & more; WWII yard long photo; and more!

Household, Tools & Scrap Metal

Kenmore refrigerator; scrap copper tubing & wire, steel, wood & aluminum; kitchen utensils & small kitchen appliances; Corning & Corel ware; SS flatware; linens; table & floor lamps; washer  &  dryer; upright freezer; misc lawn & garden hand tools; potting items; misc lumber; auto, home & lawn chemicals; holiday items; tire chains; 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 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).


2013 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-29 NORTH BOUND: to 56th St., coverleaf back underneith I-29 west on 56th St. to Adrian, south to address; I-29 SOUTH BOUND: to 64th St/45 Hwy, west 1 blk to Prairie View Rd., south to 56th St., west to Adrian, south to address.

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