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2129 12th Ave : McPherson, KS 67460

McPherson County, Kansas

156.80 Acres
Land Auction
June 10, 2024 8:00 AM
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Online & Live Auction. Online starts June 10, 2024 at 8 00 a.m. Live Auction June 12, 2024 at 10 a.m. CST at McPherson Country Club, 1369 Pioneer Road, McPherson, KS 67460. McPherson Lake Estate presents a rare opportunity to own a home on a 20-acre private lake in the heart of Kansas and the central flyway. This 156.8 +/- acre property is famous in the area and features quality improvements, excellent habitat, and the allure of private water.


The lake is positioned in the center of the property, encircled by gently rolling grassy hills and tree-bordered pastures. These pastures boast a rich variety of warm and cool season grasses, ideal for grazing livestock, all enclosed by sturdy fencing. The lake, drainage areas, and improvements are securely fenced off.

In addition to the expansive 20-acre lake at its heart, the property features four smaller ponds scattered throughout, the largest spanning approximately 3 acres and feeding into the main lake. Well-maintained gravel roads and trails crisscross the parcel, facilitating easy navigation. Meanwhile, thickets, tall grasses, and wooded drainages provide ample habitat for a diverse array of local wildlife.

Showing Dates Tuesday, June 4th and Wednesday, June 5th from 2pm to 7pm central time or by appointment.


The property boasts extensive improvements. The main home, featuring 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,950 square feet of living space, sits directly on the lake facing south, constructed in 2011. Its partially covered wooden back deck offers a perfect vantage point to survey the lake and surrounding acreage. Equipped with a basement garage, this home provides practicality alongside its charm. The guest house, spanning 1,408 square feet, offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating guests during lake weekends. This secondary dwelling includes a raised slab oofed porch overlooking the lake and a 900 square foot detached garage.

Additionally, two large shop buildings are present a 40'x60' metal structure with concrete driveway pads and 3 garage doors located north of the lake home, and a 40'x73' red metal building positioned southeast of the guest house, providing ample space for indoor equipment storage, events, and parking. On the northern end of the parcel are three lean-to buildings with corrals and a round pen for livestock, while on the southern end of the lake lies a 30'x50' dock house and dock.


The recreational opportunities on this property are boundless. The size of the lake accommodates various water sports by boat and offers diverse depths conducive to quality fishing. It hosts several warm-water fish species, including bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish, with strategically positioned structures along secluded banks. Waterfowl hunting is emboldened by the lake and ponds, attracting thousands of migrating waterfowl during fall and winter. Moreover, the wooded and grassy acres support good deer, turkey, and bobwhite quail populations. Whether one enjoys hunting, fishing, or simply revels in outdoor activities, this property affords year-round recreational opportunities rarely found elsewhere.


The property is conducive to small scale livestock production with good facilities, fencing, and grazeable acres.

Region & Climate

McPherson, KS has a humid continental climate with mostly mild to warm temperatures throughout the year. Summers are typically hot and humid, with average high temperatures in the mid-80s F and occasional thunderstorms. Winters are generally cold and dry, with temperatures dipping below freezing at night. Spring is mild and wet, while autumn is usually sunny and pleasant.

32 inches of rain, on average, per year.

15 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 224 sunny days per year in McPherson.


McPherson Lake Estate is located approximately 9 miles North of McPherson, KS, 30 minutes from Salina, KS and 1 hour from Wichita, KS.

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