GONE! Land Auction: 64 Acres m/l | Smithville, Platte County, MO

Located on paved road 1.5 miles west of 169 on 92 Hwy & minutes to KCI, Smithville lake in uninc. Platte County, this 64 acre tract is cash rented at $150/acre and is perfect for investment, hobby farm, dream home or recreation.

Picturesque 64 acre tract with 45 acres productive tillable, creek running through it, rolling hills, timber, wildlife and more.  Make an offer in advance or bid your price in the auction August 12 at 10:00 am, if not sold before.

Began: 08/12/16 at 10:00 AM CDT
Property Location:

2525 NW State Route 92, Smithville, MO 64089

Auction Location: Platte Valley Bank, 1603 S. 169 Hwy, Smithville, MO 64089


Selling for Benton & Cindi Myers, Trustees

Located on paved road 1.5 miles west of 169 on 92 Hwy and minutes to KCI and Smithville lake in unincorporated Platte County, this 64 acre tract features 45 acres m/l productive tillable, creek running through it, rolling hills, timber, scenie views, wildlife, is cash rented at $150/acre and is perfect for investment, hobby farm, dream home or recreation!

The Location

Conveniently located just 1.5 miles west of US-169 & Missouri State Route 92 and minutes to KCI and Smithville Lake in unincorporated Platte County, this close-in 64 acre tract is perfect for investment, hobby farm, dream home, recreation, etc.


The Land

This peaceful and picturesque 64-acres features 45 acres productive tillable, winding creek running through it, rolling hills, timber, wildlife, scenie views, etc. and is currently cash rented at $150/acre.  The land is zoned agriculture, has approx. 800 ft. of road frontage on Missouri State Route 92, utilities are available at the street and the 2015 real estate taxes were only $25.51!

The Schools

The Smithville School District has been consistently Accredited with Distinction, the highest accreditation rating granted by the Department of Secondary and Elementary Education.

The Lake & Recreation

Smithville Lake is a 7,200 acre lake and has more than 175 miles of shoreline.  Located just 20 miles from downtown Kansas City, there are several recreational opportunities available to the outdoor enthusiast that include: 2 swim beaches, 777 campsites, reservable shelters, 2 full service marinas including boat rentals, 1 sailboat only marina, dockside restaurant, 2 public 18-hole golf courses within the Paradise Pointe Golf Complex, 4 disc golf courses, great fishing whether from shore or by boat, 25 miles of walking/biking trails, 11 miles of single-track mountain biking trails, 26 miles of equestrian trails, home to Kansas City Trapshooters Association, public hunting that includes managed goose hunts as well as youth and ADA white-tail deer and wild turkey hunts, and an aggressive 2,300 acre native grassland revitalization project.

Auctioneer’s Note

Don’t miss the opportunity to bid your price on this unique 64-acre tract!  Now is the time to buy and there’s no better place than auction.  Be sure to tour the property, read the property information package and associated disclosures.  Make an offer in advance of the auction or choose to bid your price in the live offsite/online auction on August 12th at 10:00 a.m. if not sold before.  We look forward to your participation.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call or email us.


Jeffrey D. Cates

President & Chief Auctioneer


NEED FINANCING? Platte Valley Bank will provide financing to qualified buyers.  Call Travis Boyer at 816-866-2081 and he will be happy to help you. 



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Per the published auction terms, this property is available for sale prior to the auction. To qualify, all pre-auction offers must meet all auction terms and be submitted on the provided Cates Real Estate Sale Contract along with the required deposit. All qualifying offers will be presented to the Seller for a timely response. Please contact our office for assistance if needed.








If a property contains multiple tracts they may be offered individually, in combinations and as a whole. The property will be sold in the manner resulting in the highest total sales price.



Onsite bidder registration will begin one hour before the auction. Online bidder registration is open now. All bidders must provide a valid driver’s license and current address.  Online bidders must also provide a credit card to register.  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% non-refundable down payment of the total purchase price immediately following the close of bidding.   Cash, cashier’s check or personal/business check will be accepted from onsite bidders.  Bank wire will also be accepted from online bidders.



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 immediately following the close of bidding. All final bid prices are subject to Seller approval, unless announced otherwise.



Buyer(s) shall close within 45 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing subject to any remaining rights of the current tenant(s), if applicable.



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).



Seller shall provide a survey for any tract where there is no existing legal description.  Any need for a new survey shall be determined solely by the Seller. The type of survey performed shall be at the seller’s option and sufficient for providing a legal description for title insurance.  Purchase prices shall be adjusted to reflect any differences between advertised and surveyed acres.



2016 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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US-169 toward Smithville, then west on MO State Route 92 1.5 miles to property on south side.  Watch for signs.

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