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40-Acre Estate to be Offered at Gone Farmin's Inaugural On-site Auction

The Charles Schneider Estate

The Charles Schneider Estate. Photos by Christina Trader, courtesy of Mecum Auctions.

The spectacular and sprawling 40-acre estate of Charles Schneider, located at 2681 Hadley Road in Lapeer, Mich., will be offered at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. This classic country estate offers a gorgeous home with a generous 5,000 square feet of living space and five-car heated garage topped by a spacious 1,780-square-foot second-floor guest suite. The property features five bedrooms, including two master suites, four-and-a-half baths and a 20-foot by 40-foot in-ground swimming pool.

Touted as a collector’s dream, the Charles Schneider Estate (Lot E1) includes a meticulously renovated two-story heated round-roof barn in addition to its five-car heated garage and three heated outbuildings that supply adequate space to store any collection. An additional 200 acres of surrounding land is also available for purchase. The possibilities with this property are endless.

“This is an exciting opportunity for the Gone Farmin’ division to offer our first-ever estate,” explains Dan Mecum, president and founder of Mecum Auctions’ Gone Farmin’ division.

The Charles Schneider Estate

A collection of more than 100 tractors and 250 signs, farm relics and other collectibles from Charles Schneider’s personal collection will also be offered on June 4 beginning at 9 a.m. and running throughout the afternoon.

The auction is open to buyers and spectators with complimentary general admission available on-site. Bidder registration is $25. A bidder badge is required to gain seating access to the auction area. Doors open June 4 at 7 a.m. An auction preview will be held June 3 from 3-6 p.m.

For more information about this event and to register to bid, visit or call (262) 275-5050.