Executive Home Auction

Beautiful Gated Estate Home on 24 Acres

Stately custom-built brick home features 6 spacious bedrooms, 2 full kitchens & lots of well-designed living/entertaining space. High end finishes throughout. 24-acre estate includes beautiful 5-acre stocked pond, heated inground pool, 40×60 barn.

Began: 01/26/13 at 1:00 PM CST
Location: 24704 E. Haines Road, Greenwood, MO 64034
Began: 01/06/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 01/06/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 24704 E. Haines Road, Greenwood, MO 64034

Began: 01/13/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 01/13/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 24704 E. Haines Road, Greenwood, MO 64034

Began: 01/20/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 01/20/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 24704 E. Haines Road, Greenwood, MO 64034


Custom design and attention to detail are evident throughout the home. The Main Level incorporates formal and informal spaces for entertaining and living, including a feature-loaded kitchen and convenient master suite. The Upper Level combines spacious bedrooms and bathrooms with ample space for family living. The huge lower level is an entertainer’s dream with versatile open spaces, extra rooms and a second full kitchen and bar. This home meets every need! (Approximately 9,700sf total living space.)


ENTRY: 2-story entry features an elegant 4-tier chandelier with medallion. An arched window above the double front doors is flanked by large lighted art niches. Sweeping hand-built curved stairway leads to upper level landing. Granite floor.

DINING ROOM: Painted columns define the space which opens to the Entry, Great Room and Kitchen. Ceiling has center tin feature and crown molding border with dentil detail. Dramatic black granite floor with inlaid tiles and unusual brick border. Arched window with plantation shutters.

LIVING ROOM: Formal space just off the Entry. Painted woodwork including paneled wainscoting, crown molding, beautiful wood-burning fireplace mantel and built-in bookcases, all with dentil details. Arched center window with plantation shutters looks out to front lawn and lake. Hardwood floor.

GREAT ROOM: Heavy boxed beam ceiling and hardwood floor with contrasting border detail. Substantial built-in entertainment center/bookcase with custom detailing. Handsome wood-burning fireplace with arched brick treatment and detailed oak mantle. Large windows with plantation shutters and leaded glass transoms look out to the rear of the property. Wetbar seating serviced by the Kitchen. Open to Entry, Breakfast Room and Kitchen. Access to the Library through leaded glass French doors.

LIBRARY/OFFICE: Warm paneled walls with a full wall of built-in bookcases and cabinets. French doors lead to the patio and large windows with wood blinds look out to the back yard.  Accessed from Great Room through leaded glass French doors with matching transom. Walk-in closet with wall of shelves. Ceiling fan and slate tile floor.

KITCHEN: Dramatic custom woodwork featuring arches with pediment details, columns, crown moldings, glass-front and raised panel cabinets. Built-in china hutch w/arched glass-front cabinets. Solid surface counters and brick back splash with tile insets. Integrated double sink w/Moen detachable faucet and instant hot water tap. Island with seating for 3. Walk-in pantry. Wetbar with tile counter, sink, glass-front cabinets and service bar seating for 3 (shared with Great Room).  Hand-detailed plaster walls and hardwood floor. Appliances: Paneled Sub-Zero refrigerator, paneled ice maker, “dacor” convection wall oven, warming drawer, smooth top range w/grill, Bosch dishwasher.

BREAKFAST ROOM: Large transomed windows look out to pool and back yard. Crown molding, hand-detailed plaster walls and hardwood floor. Walks out to patio. Access to Kitchen and Great Room.

MUD ROOM: Leads from garage to Kitchen and back staircase. Beadboard wainscot paneling, coat closet, tile floor.

POWDER ROOM: Decorative toilet and pedestal sink with oil rubbed bronze fixtures, lighted wall sconces, crown molding, granite tiled floor.

LAUNDRY ROOM: Conveniently located on main hall, just off the Master Bedroom. Built-in desk with hutch, ample cabinets and hanging area, large utility sink, built-in ironing station, dog wash area and laundry shoot from upper level.

MASTER BEDROOM: Wood-burning fireplace, plaster detailed walls and windows overlooking the front lake. Tray ceiling with recessed lighting, crown moldings and ceiling fan. Hardwood floor.

MASTER BATH: Coffered ceiling with oil rubbed bronze chandelier and center medallion.  Center whirlpool tub and walk-in tiled shower with two doors, dual shower heads, and glass block windows. Separate His & Hers dressing areas with vanities with large cabinets. (“His” with tall counter and “Hers” with makeup seating.) Private toilet room w/sconce lighting. Dual carpeted walk-in closets (one with attic access). Built-in linen cabinet. Handmade tile, painted in Italy.

GARAGE: 3-car. Walks directly through mudroom to Kitchen and back staircase. Shelving.


LANDING: The center point for front and back stairs, bedrooms and family room. Stunning view of the lake through arched entry window. Hardwood floor.

FAMILY ROOM: Large multi-purpose room for upper level living, media, etc.  Steps up from the Landing. High level views of the rear of the estate. Crown molding, ceiling fan, carpet.

BEDROOM 2: Beautiful view overlooking the lake. Crown molding, ceiling fan, walk-in closet.

FULL BATH (private) with tub/shower,single vanity and tile floor.

BEDROOM 3: Windows overlooking back yard. Large walk-in closet with walk-in access to west attic. Double crown molding, ceiling fan, hardwood floor. Connects to west Hall Bath.

HALL BATH – West: Single vanity with dual lighted wall sconces, tile floor with inlaid detail and tile shower. Connects to Bedroom 3 and is accessible from the Landing.

BEDROOM 4: Views of the back yard. Walk-in closet, ceiling fan, free-standing fireplace, slate tile floor.

BEDROOM 5: Beautiful view overlooking the lake. Crown molding, ceiling fan, walk-in closet. Connects to east Hall Bath

HALL BATH – East: Tub/shower, single vanity and tile floor. Connects to Bedroom 5 and is accessible from the Landing.

MECHANICAL ROOM: Walk-in access to east attic, laundry shoot.


MAIN SPACES: The open plan is currently configured with five distinct areas:

  • Media Area w/corner built in big-screen TV
  • Billiards Area
  • Dining/Pub Area w/ceiling fan
  • Gaming Area w/slate tile floor
  • Gathering Area w/brick wood-burning fireplace flanked by windows.

BAR: Two-tiered, paneled U-shaped bar seats 12. Built-in display/book cases, wall mount for TV, bar sink. Unique elevated model train track incorporated into ceiling.

KITCHEN (FULL): Situated out of sight behind the bar. Roper range/oven and dishwasher, dual sink, space for full-sized refrigerator. Lots of counter space and cabinets.

BEDROOM 6: Walk-in closet and large walk-in cedar closet. Connects to Guest Bath.

GUEST BATH: Full shower, single vanity, tile floor. Connects to Bedroom 6 and accessed from Gaming Area.

STORAGE AREA: Two large storage spaces house mechanicals and offer access to the media components.



  • All brick (Bricks reclaimed from street in Ottawa, KS)
  • Tile roof
  • Custom millwork throughout
  • HVAC zoned by floor
  • Central vacuum system
  • Whole house audio
  • Irrigation system (sourced from the lake)
  • 1-year home warranty included!


The most striking feature of the 24 acre estate is perhaps the 5-acre lake that graces the front lawn. A winding quarter mile lighted asphalt drive leads from the gated entry past a natural wet land to the residence on the east edge of the property and to the barn on the north end. The perimeter is fenced with the exception of the back 4-acres.

FRONT LAWN: The front lawn makes the most of the beautiful spring-fed 5-acre lake, stocked with big mouth bass. The sweeping lawn includes a brick terrace and patio/sitting area with 4-tiered fountain and concrete benches. A bricked sidewalk leads to the home’s entry.

BACK YARD: Perfect for entertaining large groups or small, the backyard has multiple brick & concrete patios for gathering, eating or relaxing. Woods along the east and tall fir trees along the north provide privacy. A raised party deck is nestled in the wooded portion of the yard with a play area and substantial wood swing set nearby.

POOL: 30×15 rectangular Roman End inground heated pool. Gunite surface with vinyl liner (used one summer). Features brick-trimmed concrete deck and attached pavestone patio area. An attractive wrought iron fence with security gate surrounds the pool area.

BARN: 40×60 structure with electricity, concrete floor, two stalls, office/tack room. One double overhead door and two single overhead doors.


Auctioneer’s Note

The sellers of this home did it right! They found wonderful acreage to provide the perfect setting and then designed and built a stunning home. Now ready to downsize, they have chosen auction to expedite the sale. See this magnificent property for yourself at one of our open house events and then come bid your price on January 26th. See you at the auction!


By the Numbers…

9700 sq. ft. (approx.)

1995 – year built

24 Acres

6 Bedrooms

5.5 Bathrooms

4 Fireplaces

3 HVAC zones

2 Staircases

1.5 miles to MO-150

2 miles to US-50

Less than 5 minutes to Lee’s Summit, MO


Can’t wait for the auction? Buy it now!

All Cates properties are available for sale throughout the auction marketing period. To make a pre-auction offer on this wonderful home and acreage contact our office at 816.781.1134 or Sold@CatesAuction.com. We’re happy to help!


REGISTRATION: Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone 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.

DOWN PAYMENT: The successful bidder(s) shall be required to make a 5% non-refundable down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding.  A $25,000 cashier’s check shall be required to bid and presented at registration unless you have made other arrangements with the Auction Company.  The cashier’s check should be made payable to yourself and then shall be endorsed over to the escrow agent if you are a successful bidder. A personal or business check to bring the balance up to 5% will be accepted.

FINANCING: 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.

CONTRACT SIGNING: 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. 

CLOSING: Buyer(s) shall close within 30 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing.

EVIDENCE OF TITLE: 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).

REAL ESTATE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS, & EASEMENTS: 2013 taxes are to be prorated as of the closing date. Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record.

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

BUYER’S PREMIUM: 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).

BROKER PARTICIPATION: 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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