Leaf River Ranch

Public Auction – SOLD

  • Property Type: Cattle Ranch
  • 1,412 Contiguous Acres
  • 7 separate parcels

Leaf River Ranch – Listing Details

JUNE 20TH WAS THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY IN OVER 60 YEARS TO BUY THIS LAND.

STERLING LAND COMPANY AND GORDON STADE AUCTION COMPANY CONDUCTED A VERY SUCCESSFUL PUBLIC AUCTION OF THE 1,412 ACRE LEAF RIVER RANCH.

RESULTS OF THE AUCTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Parcel #1-210.627 Acres sold for $7,525/Acre.
  • Parcel #2-126.114 Acres sold for $7,525/Acre.
  • Parcel #3-191.8 Acres sold for $4,800/Acre.
  • Parcel #4-80 Acres sold for $5,200/Acre.
  • Parcel #5-513.196 Acres sold for $4,575/Acre.
  • Parcel #6-130 Acres sold for $5,100/Acre.
  • Parcel #7-160.3 Acres sold for $4,100/Acre.

Overall Average on the day was $5,339/Acre or about $7,539,000 total-
well above pre-auction estimates.
Thanks to all who attended and of course to the many active bidders. And especially to the three Trustees of the Ford Ferguson Trust – Suzanne Farmer, John Ferguson and James Ferguson. It was an honor to have been hired to sell this unique property.

Sale will be held at 10:00 am June 20, 2017 at the Bertolet Building in Leaf River, Illinois.

The Leaf River Ranch consists of a total of 1,412 contiguous acres. Making for an excellent cattle ranch along with a myriad of recreational and hunting opportunities.

  • Private Secluded Farm just 15 minutes from the Interstate 39
  • Ongoing cattle operation onsite
  • Large Farm Acreage – Property will be offered in 7 separate parcels from 80-534 acres
  • Recreation and Hunting Opportunity

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For more information on this property, contact us at

Monte Van Kooten
(815)718-2244

Auctioneer Gordon Stade
(847)514-2853