Auction: Wessel Trust – 160+/- Acres – 2/22/24
This beautiful rolling parcel is located in the large open expanses of the Flint Hills in eastern Morris County. Vaughn-Roth Land Brokers is honored to represent the Ronald and Charlotte Wessel Trust with the sale of the property via online auction. The property is an attractive unit providing desirable attributes for ranchers, hunters, and those looking for a beautiful location near Council Grove to build a home in the Flint Hills.
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The property totals 160-acres in size and is located just northeast of Council Grove in eastern Morris County. The tract offers a nice mixture of pasture, hay meadow, and recreational appeal being highly desirable to multiple buyer types. HWY 56 is located 2.5-miles south of the property with S 300 Rd running along the eastern side of the tract and P Ave running along the northern border of the tract. The property lays gently to moderately rolling with multiple timbered draws running through portions of the tract that then converge to run to Rock Creek to the southeast. The parcel includes great views of the Flint Hills in multiple directions with rolling hills and draws with over 75’ of topography change as you move across the property.
This parcel is composed primarily of native grass pasture on limestone-based soils that have made the Flint Hills famous for providing excellent cattle gains. The property would make a good unit for either a stocker or cow-calf operation with good open native grasses combined with wooded draws for winter protection. The property includes two ponds with a nice large pond located towards the northern end of the tract that has had ducks and geese on it most times when viewing the parcel. The property additionally includes a fenced-out hay meadow in the southwest portion of the tract that includes a small creek drainage, mature cottonwood trees, and productive Mason and Reading class I soils. This area totals roughly 12-acres and includes a combination of cool season and native grasses. Overall, this is a nice grazing parcel for the area with trees and brush primarily contained in the draws with the remainder of the property being composed of open clean native grasses.
In addition to the agricultural attributes of the property the tract also includes recreational appeal. The property includes three timbered draws that converge south of the property and head east to Rock Creek from there. Deer sign is located throughout the draws on the parcel with the draws additionally offering quail hunting potential. Additionally, ducks and geese were seen multiple times on the northern pond when viewing the property offering good waterfowl hunting opportunities.
If you are looking for a location to build your forever home in the country, this property should not be overlooked. With over 75’ of elevation change and nice Flint Hills views this parcel is appealing to the eye. The tract is located within 2.5-miles of pavement offering good access to town. The property already has a rural water meter in place along its western border and electrical service is also located along the border of the parcel.
You aren’t going to want to miss your opportunity to purchase this attractive Morris County parcel. Properties near Council Grove with good Flint Hills views, good grazing, hunting opportunities, and utilities already beside the parcel rarely hit the open market. Please call Henry Ott at 620-437-7340 to set up your property showing today!
Minerals: Surface Rights Only
Auction Information: Online auction opening on February 19th, 2024 at Noon with a dynamic closing to begin on February 22nd, 2024 at Noon.
2023 Real Estate Taxes: $730.50
Driving Directions from Council Grove: Head east of 56 HWY for 4-miles to S 300 Rd. Then head north on S 300 Rd for 2.5-miles and the property will start on the east side of the road.
Legal Description: NW4 of Section 35-15S-9E of the 6th PM; Morris County, KS (Surface Rights Only)
Earnest Money: $35,000 due on day of sale.
Closing: Closing shall be on or before March 28th, 2024.