55 + acres of Farmland



Began: 03/12/19 at 5:30 PM EDT
Location: Highland Middle School (Cafeteria), 6506 State Route 229, (Sparta), Marengo, OH 43334


Property Location: Morrow Co. Rd. 186 Cardington, Ohio 43315 (for GPS  purposes only, use 2500 for former house address), approx. 5 mi. E. of Fulton, Oh. off Co. Rd. 25 or 3½ mi. S.E. of Chesterville (signs off SR 61 & SR 314)


Auction Site: Highland Middle School, 6506 State Route 229 (Sparta) Marengo, OH 43334


Selling the longtime family farm  of he late Curtis C. “Jack” & Mary J. Kemmer, family owned since 1953.

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AUDITOR PARCEL #D10-001-11-011-00: A nice picturesque tract of ground with 55.852+/- total acres, gently rolling topography, 52.562 tillable, Lots of road frontage on Co. Rd. 186 and Co. Rd. 183.


TRACT #1: 28.34+/- ac. mostly tillable acres w/sod waterway and 1242+/- ft. of road frontage on Co. Rd. 186 and 810+/- ft. of road frontage on Co. Rd. 183


TRACT #2: 30.5+/- ac. mostly tillable acres w/ sod waterway,1½ acres of woods at rear side and 623 ft. of road frontage on Co. Rd. 183


TERMS & CONDITIONS: The successful bidder(s) will be required to enter into a purchase contract at the conclusion of the auction. A deposit (non-refundable) of $15,000 down shall be due at the conclusion of the auction with the balance due in 45 days. Your bidding is not conditional upon financing, inspections or appraisals. Be sure you have arranged financing, if needed, and are capable of paying certified funds at closing. Assignments of any purchase contracts are conditional on the bidder remaining jointly liable on the contract with the assignee. Taxes pro-rated to closing date. Tracts selling subject to all legal highways, easements, restrictions, agreements and right-of-ways of record, and any lease, grant, exception, or reservation of coal, oil, gas and other mineral rights and interests previously transferred or reserved of record, if any. Farmland is under CAUV. If buyer changes usage, any recoupment will be at the buyer’s expense. New survey will be paid by sellers if needed. The purchaser will be responsible for the cost of title insurance or other type of title evidence if the purchaser(s) elect to acquire such title insurance/title evidence. Acreage and frontage are subject to final survey if applicable.

BIDDER NOTICE: We will be using the multi parcel auction method. Tracts 1 and 2 to be offered individually in combination or as a whole 55.852+/- acre farm. Selling in the manner that brings the most money. All bids will compete and remain open for bid advancement until auctioneer announces property sold.

DISCLAIMER: Information contained in this brochure and all related materials is based upon information available at time of listing and are believed to be accurate, but is subject to verifications by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the sellers or Auction Company. Parcel acreage, dimensions, aerial photos and boundaries are approx. and are taken from County Auditor records (no FSA Agency records available at listing time due to Gov’t shutdown.) The potential Buyers hereby stipulate and agree that they have examined the property. Relying solely upon such examination with reference to conditions, Buyers agree to take such property “AS IS” without any expressed or implied warranties by Seller or Seller’s agent. Any inspections desired by the Buyer shall be prior to the auction at Buyer’s expense.


Trustee:  Mrs. Vicki Dyer


Owners: Dennis Kemmer, Becky Erickson, Vicki Dyer




Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer 


Ben F. Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer  






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Ben Higgins Realty & Auction Co., LLC

1210 Harding Hwy W. (SR 309) Marion, OH 43302

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