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by Beckort Auctions, LLC


Jul 18, 2017 - BIDDING ENDS 6 PM! Eastern


Estate of Linda J. McCubbins and Roger L. McCubbins
4696 E Valeene Road
Marengo, IN 47140


Online Only Auction


Highlights include: 1995 built 2630 +/- sf brick ranch, 3BR/2.5BA, 2-car attached garage, with stocked pond on 113 +/- acres. Tillable acreage 55 +/- acres, wooded 58 +/- acres. Also includes two barns, workshop and separate 12x20 building w/covered pavillion. Sells absolute with no reserve!

Inspection #1: Thurs June 29 5-6 PM
Inspection #2: Wed July 12 5-6 PM

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Beckort Auctions, LLC

115 E. Chestnut St.
Corydon, IN 47112


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ADDRESS: 4696 E Valeene Rd, Marengo, IN 47140 (Crawford & Orange County)
Located just 2.5 miles NW of Marengo & 38 miles west of Louisville, KY! 


REAL ESTATE INFO: A great opportunity to purchase a contiguous 113 +/- acres! This property includes a private secluded one-owner 1995 built brick ranch home with 2600+ SF. This property lends itself to multiple uses, whether you are looking for permanent residence or the ultimate weekend/hunting retreat! Additional features includes: excellent deer & turkey hunting, stocked pond, livestock fencing, & privacy. Sells absolute with no reserve!

HOUSE FEATURES: Includes a well-kept 1995 built brick ranch home. Interior: 2634 SF +/-, 3BR/2.5BA, large kitchen with island & hand-made solid cherry cabinetry, includes appliances (refrigerator, stove, dishwasher), formal dining room with $6K Czech Crystal chandelier, large master bedroom with walk-in closets, master bath includes-whirlpool tub/dual vanity/neo-angle shower, crown molding throughout, & overall spacious living areas. Exterior: large two-car attached garage, covered front porch with leaded glass door, crawl space, concrete garage apron & concrete sidewalks, & rear patio with outstanding views. Mechanicals: geothermal forced air heat, central air (heat/cool units serviced Fall 2016), & electric water heater. Ready to move into!

LAND FEATURES: Includes approximately 113 +/- acres of land located in Crawford & Orange Counties, per FSA 55+/- acres of open/potentially tillable ground & 58+/- acres of wooded ground, marketable timber (appraised at $44,999.50), 1800’+ of road frontage on East Valeene Road, half acre 14’ deep stocked farm pond (bass, bluegill, catfish), abundant wildlife, livestock fencing (completed in 2008-ran cattle on farm until Fall 2016), & one-car garage with covered patio area overlooking farm pond. 

INSPECTION:  Thurs June 29 5-6 pm & Wed July 12 5-6 pm

SURVEY:  Buyer responsible for survey fee of $6,500.  See copy of survey under View Documents tab.

GAS/OIL/MINERAL RIGHTS: Includes sellers’ interest in mineral rights.

FSA INFO: 55 +/- acres open/potential tillable acreage.

POSSESSION INFO: Subject to tenant farmer hay rights in fall of 2017.

UTILITY PROVIDERS: Electric – Duke Energy, Water – well (public water is available at edge of property on county road). 

SOIL DATA INFO: Visit “view documents” section for soil data maps.

TIMBER APPRAISAL: Approx. 45.5 acres of forested land, appraised value $44,999.50.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:  Pt Ne 35-1e7a Pt Ne Ne 35-1-1e 5a Pt Ne 35-1-1e 20a, W1/2 Nw Ne 35-1-1e 20a Ne Nw 35-1-1e 40a N1/2 Se Nw 35-1-1e 20a and Pt W ½ Se 26 1S 1E; 1.78 A.

TAXES:  $1,651.12 per installment.  (Based on current owner exemptions)

PARCEL ID:  13-03-35-101.000-006, 13-03-35-101-001.001-006 and 59-15-26-400-017.000-013

REFERENCE POINTS: Marengo-2.5 miles NW; Leavenworth-15 miles N; English-10 miles NE; Corydon-22 miles NW; Louisville-38 miles W; Tell City-48 miles NE; Jasper-40 miles E

DIRECTIONS: From Leavenworth/Marengo I-64 Exit #92, turn north on IN 66 9.4 miles, then straight onto Main Street, turn left on W Oldwater, right on N Meridian 0.3 miles then continue to E Valeene Road 1.6 miles to site. From Marengo, NW on E Valeene Rd 2.5 miles to site. 

OWNER: Estate of Linda J. McCubbins and Roger L. McCubbins


1. Conditions of Sale: This online only auction is absolute with no reserve and is a cash sale not contingent on or subject to financing, appraisal, survey, or inspections of any kind, as agreed to by bidders at registration prior to bidding and specified in the attached Agreement to Purchase Real Estate. Buyer(s) shall pay all costs of closing with exception of deed preparation paid by Seller. Buyer acknowledges they are buying property “as-is”, “where-is”, without inspections or contingencies. Buyer(s) will rely on his/her own judgment and inspection. By signing an offer, Buyer(s) will be waiving the 10-day lead based paint test.

2. Closing Info: A Buyer’s Premium of 10% is added to the high bid. Please take this into consideration when bidding. At the close of the auction, the successful Bidder will be emailed an Agreement to Purchase Contract to be executed and returned to Beckort Auctions, LLC within twenty-four (24) hours of the completion of the auction along with 10% deposit of the total contract price. The down payment may be made in the form of cash, cashier’s check, personal check, or corporate check. The entirety of the remaining balance is due at closing on or before Thirty (30) days from Auction Day. Purchaser will be responsible for all wire transfers. Per the Contract, time is of the essence; you should proceed to closing within Thirty (30) days. Possession shall be given to the successful Buyer(s) at closing.

3. Lead Based Paint Disclosure: Buyers of any interest in residential real property with a residential dwelling built prior to 1978 are notified that such property may present exposure to lead from lead-based paint. The Seller(s) of such property is required to provide the Buyer(s) with any information on lead-based paint hazards from risk assessments or inspections while in the Seller(s) possession and notify the Buyer(s) of any unknown lead-based paint hazards. Any inspections and assessments for the presence of lead-based paint and/or hazards by a buyer(s) must be made prior to auction; otherwise, buyer(s) waives the 10-day opportunity to conduct such risk assessment/inspection and shall acknowledge receipt of lead-based paint disclosure form.

4. Liquidated Damages: Successful Bidders not executing and returning their Contract with Earnest Money deposit within Forty Eight (48) hours of the conclusion of the auction will be considered in default. If your closing is delayed for any reason, by you, as purchaser, or other parties working on your behalf, including any lender you involve, you may be declared in breach of this contract, forfeit all deposits made and could additionally be liable for any and all costs incurred by Seller and Beckort Auctions, LLC incurred in a subsequent resale of the property. If such action occurs, Beckort Auctions LLC hereby has the right to disperse the deposit as stated in the listing agreement and the buyer has no claims to such money or property being sold. Liquidated damages are to cover cost of auction, cost incurred by seller, labor cost and additional cost of auction as not defined in this agreement. These liquidated damages do not restrict the seller from suing the buyer for performance damages and/or any additional damages the seller suffers by the default of the buyer.

5. Back-Up Bids: If you are not the successful bidder on the real estate and wish to make a back-up bid in case of default by the high bidder, please see Brian Beckort to receive a Back-Up Bidder Form.

6. Other Conditions: Buyer(s) must be prepared to make a cash offer. There are no contingencies to this sale (i.e., financing, appraisal, repairs, or inspections). Therefore, you should be pre-qualified by a lender prior to bidding if you require financing. This property is being sold for cash “as-is, where-is” with a closing deadline.
Beckort Auctions, LLC reserves the right to remove or cancel the bids and or bidding rights and privileges of any party at any time deemed not to be in the best interest of the seller. The identity of all bidders will be verified, bidding rights are provisional, and if complete verification is not possible, Beckort Auctions LLC will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated.
All Beckort Auctions, LLC Online Only Real Estate Auctions are timed events that have an auto-extend feature. Any bid placed within 10 minutes of the auction ending will automatically extend the auction for 10 minutes from the time the bid is placed. Example: If an auction scheduled to end at 6:00 p.m. receives a bid at 5:59 p.m., the close time of the auction automatically extends to 6:10 p.m. The auto-extend feature remains active until no further bids are received within the 10 minute time frame.

7. Real Estate Brokerage Services Disclosure: Beckort Auctions LLC and their representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller(s). We do not represent the buyer(s) in any manner and we must be completely loyal and faithful to our client. Beckort Auctions LLC has an exclusive right to sell listing for this transaction. All negotiations must be conducted through Beckort Auctions LLC.
A two percent (2%) bid price commission, not to include any buyer’s premium if applicable, is available to properly registered Brokers/Agents. You must pre-register your Buyers with Beckort Auctions, LLC twenty-four (24) hours before the end of the auction by filling out and recording with Beckort Auctions a Broker Registration Form. Agents who fail to pre-register their Buyer will not be recognized as Buyer Agents and will not be entitled to a co-op commission. Broker/Agent cannot act as a Buyer and Broker/Agent on the same transaction. Please review the Broker Registration form for eligibility.

8. Beckort Auctions LLC Involvement in this Contract: The seller and buyer hereby agree that Beckort Auctions LLC is a part of this contract and shall receive compensation as stated in the agreement hereto or as stated in the listing agreement hereby made a part of.

9. Restrictions: Real Estate is sold subject to any and all existing matter of record, and all easements, building use or zoning laws and regulations. Taxes and assessments will be pro-rated to the closing date.

10. Additional Auction Information: All information published, announced or contained herein was derived from sources believed to be correct; however, it is not guaranteed by the seller or the auctioneers. Personal on-site inspection of all property is recommended. The failure of any bidder to inspect, or to be fully informed as to the condition of the property, will not constitute grounds for any claim or demand for adjustment or withdrawal of bid, offer or deposit money after its opening tender. This includes but is not limited to public information such as easements, restrictions, zoning, right-of-ways, or any other information that can be obtained as public record in the appropriate county court house concerning subject properties.

11. Technical Issues: In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software, internet or any other online auction-related technologies, Beckort Auctions, LLC reserves the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding or close the bidding. Neither the company providing the software, nor Beckort Auctions, LLC, shall be held responsible for the failure of the software to function properly for any reason.

REVISED 06/07/2016
From Leavenworth/Marengo I-64 Exit #92, turn north on IN 66 9.4 miles, then straight onto Main Street, turn left on W Oldwater, right on N Meridian 0.3 miles then continue to E Valeene Road 1.6 miles to site.