240± Acres
Rice County, Kansas

Auction! 240+/- Acres in Rice County, KS. Country Home, Tillable, Pasture, Hunting, Ponds, & Native American History

ID: 52644
Status: Sold
Sale Type: Auction
Auction Time: May 4, 2024 11:00AM CDT
Auction Address: 2225 Avenue H
Auction City/State: Lyons, Kansas
Acres: 240±
Address: 2225 avenue H
City/State: Lyons, Kansas
County: Rice
ZIP Code: 67554
Type: Farms, Hunting Land, Recreational Land, Residential Property, Business Opportunity
Presented By: Cody Crook
Taxes: $6,410
Dwelling Sq Ft: 1,344



The Serpent Ranch In Rice County, Kansas.

Consisting of 240+/- Acres Selling In Two Tracts. Native American History, Tillable income, Pasture, Ponds, Hunting, Home & Outbuildings. Corvette, Tractor, Aluminum Horse Trailers, Saddles & Tack And Much More Personal Property. 

Auction Details: The Auction Will Be Held On Site In The North Shed On Saturday, May 4th, 2024. Viewing Will Open At 9am. Auction Will Start With Tract 1 At 11am Central Time Followed By Tract 2 & Then Personal Property. All Buyers Will Have The Option To Bid In Person, Online, Or Over The Phone. 

To Register To Bid Online For Tract 1: Click Here!

To Register To Bid Online For Tract 2: Click Here!

To view Equipment & Personal Property listing: Click here!

To Register to Bid Online for the Corvette and/or Jeep: Click Here!

To Register to Bid online for the Tractor and/or Trailers: Click Here!

**Open House Will Be Held Sunday April 28th, 2024 From 1pm-4pm.**

**Lost In The Sauce Food Truck WIll Be Onsite For The Auction**

Property Address: 2225 Avenue H Lyons, Kansas 67554

Cooridinates:38.42064, -98.08976

Property Legal: SW S03-T19-R7W

Driving Directions: From Lyons, Kansas travel east on 56 highway for approximately 5 miles until you reach the intersection of highway 56 and 22nd road. From the intersection of highway 56 and 22nd road travel north up the blacktop for 3 miles until you reach the intersection of 22nd road and avenue H. From the intersection the 240 +/- acres that makes up the Serpent Ranch spans for approximately 3/4 of a mile north on the east side of 22nd road and approximately 1/2 mile east on the north side of avenue H.  

Property Taxes: $6,410

Property Description: -The Serpent Ranch- The Serpent Ranch consists of 240 +/- acres in the North Eastern portion of Rice County, Kansas being auctioned off in 2 seperate tracts along with personal property. Other than the mark left on the property by the Quiveran Indians, the Serpent Ranch offers everything from a country home with multiple outbuildings and blacktop frontage to tillable acres and a pasture full of thick grass, multiple water sources, great cover and tight fences. If you enjoy hunting or conservation you could keep yourself busy on this property. Many different species of wildlife call the Serpent Ranch home from whitetail deer to upland birds such as pheasants and quail and even ducks and geese during the migration months of the Central Flyway. **Separate Listings With More Details For Both Tracts & Personal Property Will Be Provided As Well**

Tract 1: Tract 1 consists of 230 +/- acres. The 230 +/- acres consists of approximately 185 acres of pasture and 45 acres of tillable ground. To view Tract 1 Click Here! 

Tract 2: Tract 2 consists of 9.5 +/- acres. The 9.5 +/- acres consists of the home and outbuildings. Click to view tract 2 Click Here!

Personal Property: Personal property includes a Corvette, tractor, aluminum horse trailers, saddles and tack and much much more. Personal property listing coming soon.

Where Does The Name "Serpent Ranch" Come From: In the pasture portion of tract 1 lies a mark left behind by the Quiveran Indians.The Serpent Intaglio was dug by the Quiveran Indians sometime around 1200-1300 A.D. It is approximately 160 ft. long and varies in width from 4 ft. to 10 ft. it is in the shape of a moving snake, or serpent. The Quiveran Indians used symbols as their written language, and to the Quiveran Indians the snake meant water, protection, and new life with the shedding of the skin. The Serpent Intaglio points head first towards a line of three well known Quiveran Village sites north of the Serpent Ranch. These Quiveran Village sites were estimated to of been home to potentially tens of thousands of Plains Indians. 

To dive deeper read here:   Article 1   Article 2     Article 3

Mineral Rights: What mineral rights the seller owns shall transfer.  Believed to have a 50% share of minerals. 

Please call Cody Crook at 620-617-7320  with any questions or to schedule a showing.

Key Features

Country Home


Hydraulic Truck Lift 

Room to Store Heavy Equipment indoors

Blacktop Frontage 

Tillable Income

Pasture For Grazing

Native American History

Whitetail Hunting 

Upland Hunting 

Waterfowl Hunting

Multiple Ponds


Great Fence

Personal Property

10 miles to Lyons, Kansas 

22 miles to Kanopolis Lake 

27 miles to Mcpherson, Kansas 

31 miles to Hutchinson, Kansas 

Auction Terms & Conditions: Seller elects to separate the property into two separate tracts. 10% earnest money down day of sale on tract 1 & tract 2. Closing shall be with Security 1st title 30 days from auction date. Taxes shall be prorated to the date of closing. Title / closing / survey costs shall be split 50/50 between sellers and buyers. All real estate and personal property shall be sold as is where is with no warranties or guarantees. All real estate is selling subject to any easements or surveys. Real estate is not selling subject to any inspections or bank approval. What mineral rights the seller owns shall transfer. It is believed the minerals are intact. All boundary line maps are approximate. Real estate shall be sold with no disclosure statements. The seller has elected to have online bidding, phone bidding, and live bidding.Red Cedar Land Co. is representing the Seller as a Seller's Agent. The land is selling with Seller's confirmation on price. Winning bidders must enter into a purchase contract no later than May 6th, 2024, at 5 pm.

All personal property must be paid for on the day of sale.

Any announcements made day of sale shall take precedence over any other advertised material. 


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Additional Information


  • dove
  • geese
  • quail
  • small game
  • turkey
  • waterfowl
  • whitetail deer


  • hunting

water access

  • creek
  • pond


  • mineral
  • water


  • farm house
  • garage
  • fencing
  • pond
  • shed
  • workshop

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