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Little Blue River Home & Contents Auction


Real Estate — $160,000

Premium Included


November 23


9 am


2780 E. Chanley Road
Leavenworth, IN  47137

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10% Buyer’s Premium added to the hammer bid price to determine the final purchase price.

Real Estate Terms

10% Non-refundable down payment day of auction, balance due in 40 days. Taxes prorated to the day of closing. Possession at closing. Selling as is without contingencies, all inspections welcomed prior to the auction.

Personal Property Terms

Payment by cash, check or *credit card.

  • Credit card with a 3% convenience fee.
  • Check may be subject to a 10-day bank clearance for out of state and buyers unknown to the auction company.

Open Inspection

Sunday, November 17, 1-3pm


Susan Nelson

Selling live onsite a custom-built home with a private guest suite on 6.2 acres with 1200 feet of riverbank frontage and your own private boat ramp. The property includes a two-bay garage with lean-to’s, a post-frame carport and a shelter house with deck overlooking the pond. Explore the outdoors with just a short boat ride to the Ohio River near Alton in Crawford County Indiana. Also selling a large collection of furniture, antiques, collectibles, exercise equipment, sewing equipment, household, tools and more.


  • 1200 Feet Little Blue River Frontage
  • Private Boat Ramp
  • 6.2 Acres
  • 1904 Square Foot Ranch
  • 3 Bedrooms – 3 Baths
  • 560 Square Foot Basement
  • 30’ x 42’ Garage with LeanTo’s
  • 20’ x 48’ Post Frame Carport
  • 12’ x 12’ Shelter House
  • Short Boat Ride to Ohio River Near Alton
  • 10 Miles to I-64 Leavenworth Marengo IN-66 Exit
  • 47 Miles West of Louisville, KY
  • 153 Miles South of Indianapolis

An ideal four-season home or weekend retreat, this 1904 square foot ranch plus basement, has a detached garage, carport, and over 1200 feet of Little Blue River frontage, just upstream from the Ohio River.

This three bedroom – three bath home was built in 2003 and includes many custom features including hardwood and tile floors throughout, built-ins, walk-in cedar closets, cathedral, and vaulted ceilings. The 34’ great room features wall unit with 60” TV, a spacious equipped kitchen with an oversized gas range and hood, bar and a dining area with sliding door to a large deck that overlooks the peaceful river. Adjacent is two bedrooms including the master suite with full bath and cedar walls, a spacious office with floor to ceiling bookshelves, full bath, equipped laundry mudroom, and a 17’ x 36’ family room with decorative wood stove surrounded by windows with tongue and groove knotty pine cathedral ceiling and cedar walls.

The lower level includes a separate entrance with a private guest bedroom suite, a full bath, and a 5’8” x 6’ concrete storm shelter. The 29’ x 47’ foam insulated crawl space is accessed by french glass doors off large patio with a walk-in fruit cellar nearby. The home features metal roof, LP gas heat, central air, additional heat pump wall unit in family room and a Generac generator.

The two-bay 30’ x 42’ garage has two lean to’s one on each side with additional storage space in the 20’ x 48’ post frame carport. A wood deck with a shelter house overlooks a small pond surrounded by 6.2 acres of wooded and open land. Part of the land along the river is located in AE Flood Zone.

Enjoy a wide variety of outdoor entertainment options such as grilling, fishing, and kayaking or boating along the Little Blue River in the small river community of Chanley Road.

  • Duke Energy
  • LP Gas (Tank Owned)
  • Well Water
  • Septic


  • Ohio Township (Annual) — $1064.42


  • Mortgage — $3000
  • Homestead Supplemental — $23,625
  • Veteran — $24,960
  • Homestead — $45,000
  • South Crawford Elementary
  • Crawford County Middle
  • Crawford County High



Selling large collection of as found & original condition furniture including mahogany empire secretary cupboard, mahogany secretary bookcase, early 4-drawer chest on turned legs, empire chest of drawers, restored Victorian full-size bed, high back walnut Victorian bed, marble top dresser, oak empire library table, walnut knock down wardrobe, Victorian bed, dresser & washstand, 2-piece kitchen cupboard, oak mission style table, oak mission style magazine rack, ornate mantle top, walnut clock shelf, pedestal plant stand, oak clothes tree, several stand tables, 1970’s nesting tables, iron baby bed, (2) washstands, small oak desk, early red-painted door, assorted chairs, tables, cast iron 3-piece parlor bistro table & chairs, large selection of furniture parts, and more.


Samuel Booher Louisville, KY blue & gray decorated stone jar (damaged), Hamilton & Jones Greensboro PA blue & gray decorated with bird stone jar (damaged), Robert Gibson Tablets Manchester England jar, Cecil Clunie Ramsey Indiana milk can, Diehl Manufacturing heavy-duty table fan, Atlas Powder Co. Wilmington Delaware box, wood sugar bucket, split hickory basket, “No Wake” signs, chess set with wood showcase, Kodak & Brownie cameras, Silvertone portable record player, US Post Office clipboard, 2 1/2 gallon spring water bottle, violin, cast iron bull boot scraper, stinky man toilet paper holder, youth flat top trunk, picnic basket, galvanized coal hods & buckets, porcelainware, unmarked stoneware crocks and jugs, Wilton vise, miniature cast-iron cookstove, spinning wheel, wicker doll buggy, Super 500 Metal Brake Fluid can, folk art log cabin, iron plant stand, old tools, oak toolbox, and the remaining contents of large garage with several country antiques that have been packed away for years. Should be lots of surprises.


Oversized brown leather sofa, armchair & (2) ottomans, 3-section wall entertainment center, faux bamboo bedroom suite with full-size bed, chest & nightstand, 3-piece bedroom suite with bed, dresser, & nightstand, round pedestal dining table with rectangular glass top and (6) upholstered chairs, wing back chair, blue & white checker armchair,
electric recliner, (2) round wood & iron end tables, small 3-drawer stand table, quilt rack, luggage rack, cherry sofa table, oak pedestal dining table & 4 chairs, stand tables, assorted chairs, lift top storage bench & outdoor patio table & chairs.


Antique Singer Featherweight 99K sewing machine, serial # – EJ711098, Singer treadle sewing machine #191U in case, Singer sewing attachments, Knitking Auto KK93 knitting machine, and sewing boxes.


Sole E25 elliptical machine, Pilates Power Gym, Exerpeutic exercise bike & cardio twister.


As-is Murray lawn tractor & lawn cart, stainless steel sink, fishing theme mirror and art, several fish mounts, folk art iron wine stand, 18-52×80 Zoom binoculars, Panasonic VHS & DVD players, framed prints, floor & table lamps, Panasonic microwave, aluminum platters, kitchenware, glassware, china, cleaning supplies, yard, glass terrarium, ceramic planters, hand & power tools, ladders, furniture clamps, fishing poles, camp items, lumber, scrap, gas cans, and miscellaneous contents of garage.


I-64 to IN-66W Leavenworth Marengo Exit #92. Continue west on S. Indian Ridge Road, S. Fredonia Road, Alton Fredonia Road and E. Archibald Falls Road to E. Chanley Road. Auction on right.

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