Shelby County Real Estate & Personal Property Auction

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Auction Date:

December 28, 2023 | 10:00 am

Auction Location / Nearest City:

Bethel, MO, USA

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Auction Description:

Shelby County Real Estate & Personal Property Auction

SALE DATE: Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 10 AM at 10:00 AM 

AUCTION LOCATION: 5874 Highway J at Bethel, MO  63434

We will start the auction with several wagon loads of shop tools and equipment and misc. and at 11 am we will sell the real estate then farm machinery, vehicles and misc.

PROPERTY & AUCTION LOCATION: 5874 Highway J, Bethel, Missouri 63434


Directions: From the north edge of Bethel on Highway 15, turn and east on Highway J 1/2 mile to Hunolt property on the left.

PRE-AUCTION PROPERTY VIEWINGS: Sunday – December 10 from 2 PM to 4 PM

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Shelby County Real Estate Info.:


160 +/- Acres offered in two tracts, Tract One is 40 +/- acres with Hunolt Homestead and Tract Two is 120 +/- acres of tillable farm land and recreational property.  It is all located in Township 59N, Range 10W, Sections 27 & 28 of Shelby County Missouri.


40 +/- Acres with frontage and access off Highway J which runs along the south side of this tract.  The tract is primarily open and currently being used for crop production.  According to the Shelby County FSA Office there are 28.68 tillable acres and the balance is in wooded draws, fence rows and driveway.  

The house is a single story, wood frame structure that is set on a concrete footing and foundation with a crawl space.  It has a metal roof and siding.    It has thermal pane, double hung windows and doors and is fully insulated.  The house was built in 1998 and has 1920 sq. foot of living space with four bedrooms, two and a half baths, including a master bedroom with its own full bath and walk through closet.  The house is designed with an open floor plan with the kitchen, family room and dining room, all open.  The kitchen has custom made oak cabinets w/ 48’ of counter tops.  There is a free-standing oak island in the kitchen with a drop-in electric cook stove and oven, the built-in dishwasher, they all stay with the house.   The house has vinyl and carpeted flooring, an attic fan, is heated and cooled by an LPG forced air furnace and central air unit and an electric water heater, purchased in May 2023,  and Culligan water softener system.  The house is hooked to rural water and has a  sewage lagoon.  There is also a very functional front porch and large back deck.

The house is well constructed with a handy floor plan and lots of nice functioning amenities. 

In addition to the house there is a very attractive and functional workshop/shed on Tract One.  The main structure is a 40’ x 60’ pole frame structure w/ 15’ side walls and metal roof and siding with a full concrete floor.  The building has blown-in insulation, LPG forced air furnace, air conditioning, in-line hot water heater and is wired for 110 and 220 volts electric.   There is a large functioning kitchen with commercial gas/electric range ( which will be sold separately) along one end with an island and a half bath with stool and sink.   For extra storage there is an 8’ loft along two sides.   The building is accessed through two 10’ x 12’ overhead roll-up door, one with an electric opener, a large roll-back door on the south end and a walk-through door. 

Connected to the main structure are two lean-tos, the one on the north end is a 30’ x 40’ open front, it is being used for machinery storage.  The lean-to along the east side is 20’ x 90’ that is open to the east and north and houses the walk-in cooler and is used for storage.  It has access to the main building through a roll-back door.

This building was well designed, incredibly functional and very versatile, the Hunolts used it for repairing their machinery, woodworking projects, butchering and partying, a real man-cave!

For your out-of-town camping guest, there is a full camper hook-up located on the concrete apron next to the shop, with electric, water and sewer.

Tract One also has a 36,000 bushel fully functioning grain bin on it.  The bin was put up in 2015, is all electric with dryer, fan, perforated floor, unloading auger, stirrator, roof vents and outside stairway.   Perfect for storing your own home-grown grain or leasing out for addition income to a neighboring farmer. 

Additional items on Tract One that convey with the property are a working 8’ x 14’ walk-in cooler with 8” insulated walls and 10” insulated ceiling, over-head rail, factory cooler door.

Also, there is a detached 8’ x 20’ building that contains an 8’ x 8’ insulated smoke house and a 8’ x 12’ workshop.


Consists of 120 +/- acres that will be accessed over a 40’ easement along the west side of Tract One, directly off Highway J.  According to the Shelby County FSA Office there are 112.76 tillable acres, the balance is in wooded draws, fence rows, and waterways.   Tract Two has some tile terraces and other conservation measures.  This tract has a high percentage of quality tillable farm land along with some outstanding hunting and recreational potential.

This property lies in the North Shelby School District and has high speed internet available through Mark Twain.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: 10% Down day of sale with the balance due and possession given at closing in 45 days or less.   Sellers to pay for 2023 Property taxes and retain all 2023 revenues.   The cost for title commitment, deed work, closing costs and title insurance will be split 50/50 between the Sellers and Buyers.  

On Tracts One and Two the tracts will be sold free of any current farm tenancy for 2024 and future years.  

NOTE: The current 2023 crop tenant has his 2023 crop stored in the bin located on Tract One until it is removed.  He also retains use of the electric until his grain is removed.  

A survey is being done of this farm and the survey acreage numbers will be used for sale contracts and closing and the survey will be paid for by the sellers.


1997 JD 9600 combine, RWA, Vittetoe hyd. drive chaff spreader, chopper, grain bin extension,  3,440 eng. hours and 2,350 separator hours  

JD 930 grain header, full finger, poly pads

JD 920 grain header w/ poly pads

JD 8-row, 30” corn header

JD 6-row 30” corn header

EZ-Trail header wagon w/ telescopic tongue

Homemade header wagon


1970 Cat D7 F dozer, powershift w/ 11’ semi-U blade, cab, ROPS, good undercarriage, 26” grouses, cable winch, new pins in blade, serial #34H 5624,  50 hours on oil change and Cat oil in transmission.

1992 Cat D 4 C dozer, Series III, ROPS, 25” grouse pads, 6-way hyd. front blade, 9’ semi-U, Cat. 3204 eng., serial #2CJ00147


JD 7240  6/11 row no-till air planter w/ hyd. markers, 3-bushel boxes, monitor 

1998 Case IH 496 – 32’ disc, hyd. fold, dual wheels on wings, 9” spacing w/ 3-bar spring tooth harrow

Bush Hog 1440 – 18’ hyd. fold disc, 9” spacing 

White 226 pull-type field cultivator, hyd.20’, 3-bar coil tine harrow 

JD 30 – 1010 pull type field cultivator, hyd. folding w/ 3-bar spring tooth harrow 

Dunham Lehr 15’ mulcher w/ dual inboard wheels

1990 Bush Hog 2615 Legend 15’ hyd. fold rotary cutter, 540, safety chains, solid tires 

Danuser F-8, 3 pt. post hole digger 

Brent 420 grain cart, 1000 RPM, 20.8 x 38 tires

Westfield 8031, 8” x 31’ PTO grain auger

Mayrath 10” x 71” PTO grain auger

New Holland 353 grinder mixer 


1000 Gallon skid fuel tank w/110v pump

500 Gallon skid fuel tank w/ 110v pump

2 – 1000 Gal LPG tanks 

Lot of 30 telephone poles, various lengths


Hypertherm Power Max 65 counter top plasma cutter on stand

Classic C&/80230V4, 7.5 hp, 80-gal. vert. tank, 230v, 1 phase, 150 PSI air compressor (hooked to shop)

Birkman 410 pneumatic 6000 lb. bumper jack 

20 Ton shop press, floor model 

 Central bench model variable speed drill press

Floor model metal bandsaw

Miller Matic 252 welder w/ tanks on stand

Acetylene torch set

Portable gas-powered air compressor

All Tool pneumatic tire changer

72 Compartment bolt cabinet w/ inventory 

Kennedy 2-piece tool chest

Lot of log chains

3 to 4 Wagon loads of misc. shop tools & equipment 


Pull-together hog house, wooden frame, tin roof, set-up for chickens

11 Big round grass hay bales, net wrap


Lot of reloading supplies for  shotgun & rifles, includes powder, shot, & dies, etc.


1981 JD 4440 tractor, cab, air, dual hyds., quad range trans., 480/80R/38 tires w/ hub duals, 10 front weights, 6,395 hours 

1971 AC 180 gas tractor, 3 pt., sgl. hyd. remote, 18.4 x 28 tires w/ rear wheel weights w/ Dunham Lehr 22 hyd. front loader & 66” bucket, bale spear


1969 Chevy 3/4-ton truck for parts, no title

1976 Chevy HD 1/2-ton truck for parts, no title

1976 – 78 Suburban, no title, salvage

1987 Nissan truck, no title, salvage

1989 Tracker, no title, salvage


Berkel slicer, model 919-1, stainless counter top, 110v

Cabela’s counter top 110v stainless mixer

Biro counter top stainless 110v tenderizer

Berkel floor model metal band saw, stainless

Counter top 110v stuffer w/ electric motor

Counter top 110v, stainless meat grinder

Cabela’s large dehydrator

Frigidaire electric/gas cook stove w/ oven 

Masterbuilt electric cabinet smoker

4 Basket LPG two compartment deep fryer w/ lid on 6” casters

2 BBQ grills

Lot of cooking utensils 

Lot of plastic stackable shelves 

Metal storage shelves

Stainless outdoor sink


2 Dressers

Computer desk



Love seat 

End tables

Wooden TV stand

Kitchen table w/ 6 chairs

2 Corner shelves

Book shelf

China cabinet 

3 – Chest type freezer

3 – Refrigerator-freezer 

Maytag auto. washer

Fisher Paykel electric dryer 

Portable dishwasher

Small electrical kitchen appliances (microwave, deep fryer, etc.)


Ex Mark zero-turn 60” lawnmower

2008 Yamaha 660 Grizzley 4-wheeler, 4WD, recent engine overhaul

WINDMILL: Four-legged galvanized windmill with fan, 8’ wide at base and 30’ tall w/head




Charlie Nordwald 636-795-4552

Shelby County Real Estate & Personal Property Auction

Bethel, MO, USA
Bethel, MO

Auction Location / Nearest City:

Bethel, MO, USA

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