GONE! ABSOLUTE Luxury Home Auction

Custom-Built Hallbrook Home Sells Regardless of Price!

A grand English country house in the heart of Hallbrook! Beautiful paver brick exterior w/newer windows & lifetime tile roof.  Five spacious bedrooms, elegant cherry kitchen, classic paneled library, handsome walnut floors. No minimum bid!

Began: 03/01/13 at 1:00 PM CST
Location: 11632 Brookwood Street, Leawood, KS 66211
Began: 02/10/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 02/10/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 11632 Brookwood Street, Leawood, KS 66211

Began: 02/17/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 02/17/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 11632 Brookwood Street, Leawood, KS 66211

Began: 02/24/13 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 02/24/13 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 11632 Brookwood Street, Leawood, KS 66211

A grand English country house right in the heart of Hallbrook! Beautiful paver brick exterior with newer windows and lifetime tile roof.  Five spacious bedrooms, an elegant cherry kitchen, classic paneled study, handsome walnut floors, five fireplaces and more. No minimum bid!


MAIN ENTRY HALL: Enter the home through classic solid oak Tudor paneled doors. The spacious entry hall opens to the great room, dining room and library. It has two large coat closets for convenience and an elegant powder room with granite-topped console sink and leaded glass window. The highlight of the entry hall is undoubtedly the main stairway which is a work of art in itself. The graceful elliptical shaped stair with hand-built turned banister services all three floors.

GREAT ROOM: 11-foot ceilings accommodate grandly-sized windows including a bay overlooking the backyard and transomed French doors to the main level patio.  A stately fireplace with beautiful woodwork and white marble hearth anchors the room. The kitchen’s wet bar is just steps away.

LIBRARY: Accessed through French doors off the main entry hall, the library centers around a large, handsome fireplace with cherry mantle and black granite hearth. Warm cherry paneling, cabinets and bookshelves wrap the room. Wood shutters dress the large windows. Whether conducting business or catching up with a good book, the library is the perfect setting.

DINING ROOM: The dining room is designed for entertaining on a grand scale. Lovely painted woodwork includes heavy crown molding and chair rail with library paneling below. Other features include a large bay window area, directional lighting, and two-tiered chandelier. A formal swinging service door provides access to the butler’s kitchen and main kitchen beyond.

KITCHEN: Custom designed with cherry cabinets (many with mullioned glass fronts) that feature roll-out shelves, appliance lifts, down lighting, lazy Susans and other conveniences. A sprawling 6-sided island provides additional drawers and cabinets for storage. The Corian counters integrate a seamless backsplash and sink. Appliances include a paneled Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, paneled Asko “Asea1402” dishwasher, paneled KichenAid trash compactor, KitchenAid cooktop, and Thermador double wall oven and convection oven. A large built-in buffet ads service and storage options. Double pocket doors connect to the butler’s kitchen and dining room beyond.

BUTLER’S KITCHEN: A dream! Ample cabinets and Corian counter space, sink w/disposal, and a Maytag panel-front dishwasher simplify entertaining. Conveniently situated along the back hall between the kitchen and dining room.

HEARTH ROOM: Wonderful gathering space that incorporates a breakfast room with large bay windows, a sitting area with black marble fireplace, a sizeable wet bar with cherry cabinets, and access to the main patio and back yard.

FAMILY ENTRY/BACK HALL: (secondary front entrance) The back hall provides a bathroom, coat closet, utility closet, garage entry, and secondary stairs to both the upper and lower levels.

MAIN LEVEL PATIO: Accessed from the hearth room, the great room, and the garage, the main level patio has slate tile and a low, ornate wrought iron fence with gate. It walks out to the back yard and down to the lower level patio.

GARAGE: 3 large parking spaces, work area, utility sink, stairs to the basement and a door to the main level patio. (35×26)


MASTER SUITE: An elegant retreat featuring a distinctive raised center ceiling with 2-tiered chandelier and a fireplace with painted mantle and white marble surround. A bay window area overlooks the back yard. Two walk-in closets include multiple built-ins and dressing mirrors. The light-filled MASTER BATH has a cathedral ceiling with skylight, tile floor, linen closet, American Standard jetted tub and a unique round tiled shower.

BEDROOM 2: Offers views both front and back, plus a private bath.

LOFT: A flexible, airy space with cathedral ceiling and arched windows.

BEDROOM 3: Offers a walk-in closet and private bath.

LAUNDRY ROOM: Conveniently located along the back bedroom hallway. Features American walnut floor, utility sink, ample counter & cabinet space, and even a bird’s eye view of the back yard.

BEDROOM 4: Offers a walk-in closet and bathroom (also accessible from the hallway)

BONUS ROOM: Approximately 600 sq. ft. partially finished room with double cedar closet and multiple access points to the attic. Stubbed for bath. Perfect space for playroom, hobbies, exercise equipment, office or finish as guest suite.


FAMILY/MEDIA ROOM: Substantial brick fireplace with wood mantle and window seats on either side. Windows look out to the lower patio. Media wall with built-in large screen TV, cabinets and bookcases.

GAME ROOM: Perfect for billiards or ideal as an additional dining/entertaining space.

WET BAR: Bar seating for 4, tiled counters, sink, wine storage, under counter fridge/freezer and plenty of storage.

FLEX SPACE: A convenient open area connecting the lower level rooms. Two storage closets and storage room access.

HALL BATH: Tile floor, single vanity and wide shower.

OFFICE/BEDROOM 5: Spacious room with built-in bookcases and desk, double door closet and windows looking out to the lower patio.

LOWER PATIO: French doors lead to this private walled outdoor living space with slate floor. Walks up to main patio and back yard.

STORAGE & UTILITY ROOM(S): Flexible space with double utility sink, workbench and shelving. Convenient stairs to the back hall/family entry and to the garage.

Dual Lennox “Elite Series” HVAC with Honeywell air purifiers and Aprilaire humidifiers, Z1100e security system, “Advanced Water Tech” water purification system.




  • Beautiful walnut hardwood floors throughout main level
  • Heavy crown molding and upgraded hardwood millwork throughout
  • Classic plantation shutters throughout
  • 10 ft ceilings on main and upper levels (9 ft in basement)
  • Five fireplaces with gas starters
  • Two full staircases; solid walnut
  • Six-panel solid wood doors (7 ft high on main level)
  • Whole house audio w/radio, CD and intercom options
  • Security system
  • Central vac
  • 1-year home warranty included!


  • Classic Tudor architecture and stone trim
  • Oversized antique paver brick (reclaimed second layer)
  • Heartwood redwood cedar siding features
  • Lifetime tile roof
  • Two slate patios
  • Newer Champion windows ($35,000) with transferrable warranty
  • Authentic Tudor-style main entry with secondary family entry
  • Traditional diamond pattern leaded glass windows
  • 10 inch thick waterproofed foundation
  • 4000# test concrete throughout
  • Invisible fence


  • Howard Nearing design built by Neils Hansen
  • Blue Valley schools
  • Over 7,000 square feet finished
  • Built in 1989



The owners of this beautiful home attended to every detail of its design and construction, using the best materials and adhering to the highest standards. The result is an extraordinary, timeless residence, which we are pleased to be offering at absolute auction. The sellers are ready to sell and have opted not to put a minimum bid or reserve requirement on their auction. Now is the time to step up to Hallbrook and be the high bidder on this magnificent property! 



A commission of 3% of the high bid will be paid at closing to the properly registered agent representing the winning bidder. The Broker Registration Form can be found in the Property Information Package (PIP), www.CatesAuction.com or by calling our office.


CAN’T WAIT FOR THE AUCTION? Make an offer now! All qualified offers will be submitted to the sellers for a response as they are received. Advance offers are subject to all auction terms and should be submitted to Cates Auction & Realty on the auction Sales Contract. For assistance call our office at 816-781-1134.




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.


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).


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.

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From 119th & State Line, west to Hallbrook entrance, north to address on left.

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Front elevation Front elevation at dusk Front elevation Front elevation
Tudor-style architectural details Solid oak double Tudor door Welcome home! Family's front entrance Spacious side-entry 3-car garage
Rear elevation Rear elevation Partial rear elevation Rear elevation Partial rear elevation
Interesting architectural detail Partial rear elevation Back yard Main level patio View from main level patio
Main level patio Main level patio Main level patio Statuary on main level patio Lower level patio
Lower level patio Lower level patio Lower level patio Back yard Back yard
Evening view of front elevation Hallbrook Country Club

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Main staircase and entry hall Beautiful walnut hardwood floors throughout main level Main staircase Entry hall with view of library beyond main staircase Library with cherry paneling
Library with cherry built-ins Library with bay window sitting area Library fireplace Library looking through entry hall to dining room Library
Powder room off entry hall Spacious dining room Dining room looking through to entry hall Dining room bay window seating area Dining room chandelier
Detail of dining room crown molding Great room Great room with hardwood walnut floor Great room Great room fireplace
Custom designed kitchen with cherry cabinetry Kitchen looking to breakfast area and hearth room Kitchen looking through hearth room to great room beyond Kitchen with cherry custom cabinets Kitchen with breakfast area beyond
Kitchen window overlooking main level patio and back yard Kitchen with view to back hallway Breakfast area Breakfast area Hearth room with fireplace and wetbar
Hearth room and built-in buffet View of hearth room from breakfast area Butler's pantry with dining room around corner Butler's pantry as seen through kitchen pocket doors Butler's pantry with pass-through to kitchen
Family entrance and back stairs to all levels Back staircase looking down from upper level Custom designed and hand built 3-level elliptical staircase. (As seen from upper level.) View of main staircase from upper level Upper level landing
Upper level loft/sitting room Upper level loft/sitting room Master suite Master suite with bay window Master suite with fireplace
Master bath vanity with walk-in closet behind Master bath jetted tub and round shower Master bath Master bath with walk-in closets
Laundry room Laundry room Laundry room Bonus room
Bonus room Main staircase looking out to lower level patio Custom designed and hand built 3-level elliptical staircase. (Looking up from lower level) Lower level family/media room Lower level family/media room
Lower level family room fireplace with view of patio beyond Lower level media room Game room Lower level wet bar
Game/rec room with wet bar beyond Game room looking to lower level family/media room Lower level wet bar Lower level bedroom/office Lower level bedroom/office
Lower level flex space Storage room with view of back staircase Storage room Storage room
3-car garage

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