Jayhawks Über Fan’s 54-Acre Estate to Hit the Auction Block

United Country Real Estate Announces $500,000 Starting Bid on Property Previous Listed at $5 Million

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 - The owner of Stone Bridge Estate is such a huge fan of Kansas University Basketball he constructed a replica Jayhawks court in his Louisburg estate. This roughly 54-acre property is now being offered to the public with a starting bid that falls well below the original asking price.

Stone Bridge Estate – located in Louisburg, Kan. – is a gated property featuring an authentic English Ambassador-built home. This home has over 10,000 square feet of living space, tapestry padded walls, coffered walnut ceilings, a library with secret passage to the master suite, 16th-century medieval-style furnishings and a replica K.U. Jayhawks basketball court, which was featured in the ESPN documentary “There’s No Place Like Home.” The balance of the estate has a professionally designed zero-edge pool, greenhouse imported from England and a private barn and horse stables area.

United Country – Kansas City Auction & Realty will conduct a live event on Wednesday, September 25 to auction off Stone Bridge Estate. The starting bid on the property will be $500,000, a fraction of the $5 million the owner was previously asking. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. on-site at 29910 Antioch Road in Louisburg. Registration for the event will begin at 9 a.m., and the property will be made available for tour on Thursday, Aug. 29 and September 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. During each preview, potential buyers will have the opportunity to tour the property while enjoying a wine and cheese tasting event compliments of Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery.

“Our sellers recognize the value of using an accelerated method of marketing – in other words, an auction – to sell their properties,” said Shawn Terrel, owner and auctioneer of United Country – Kansas City Auction and Realty. “What does this mean for buyers? It means a true Jayhawks fan can purchase this one-of-a-kind Kansas luxury estate at an affordable price. Today’s market conditions and the auction format allow sellers and buyers to come to a meeting of the minds quickly with a competitively achieved fair market value. In times like these, an auction is the best way to establish what real market value is.”

Property details, photos and terms can be found at KansasLuxuryEstate.com. United Country – Kansas City Auction & Realty, can be contacted at 816-507-4242 for additional information.

About United Country

United Country Real Estate is the largest fully integrated network of conventional and auction real estate professionals in the United States and Latin America. The company has been an innovator in real estate marketing since 1925. United Country supports nearly 550 offices across the U.S., Costa Rica, Panama and resort areas of Mexico, with a unique, comprehensive marketing program that includes one of the largest portfolios of property marketing websites (more than 3,500 separate sites and traffic of approximately 3 million visitors per month), multiple United Country real estate catalogs and third-party lifestyle magazines with national distribution , an extensive buyer database and other national advertising of local properties that reaches more than 90 million homes per week. United Country has recently been recognized by Franchise Business Review, AllBusiness.com, The Land Report, Entrepreneur and The Wall Street Journal as one of the top U.S. real estate companies.


Shawn Terrel
United Country – Kansas City Auction & Realty

Stephen Kretsinger
United Country Real Estate
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