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The Rock River Ranch
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Price : $500,000 Sold
County: Ogle

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Josh Waddell & Mark T. Mommsen  (Agent)
Phone: 815-756-3606
Mobile:  815-756-3606
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Property Details
Location: The subject farm is located approximately 75 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Mount Morris (3/4 mile west), Oregon (2 1/4 miles southeast), and Byron (7 3/8 miles northeast). The property address is 3005 W. Mud Creek Road, Mt. Morris, Illinois.
Frontage: There is approximately 3/16 mile of road frontage on W Mud Creek Road.
Major Highways: Illinois Route 64 is 1/4 mile south, Illinois Route 2 is 2 1/4 miles east, Illinois Route 72 is 5 1/4 miles north, and U.S. Route 52 is 9 3/4 miles southwest of the property.
Legal Description: A brief legal description indicates The Rock River Ranch is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 24 North - Range 9 East (Mount Morris Township) and Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 30, Township 24 North - Range 10 East (Rockvale Township), Ogle County, Illinois.
Total Acres: There are approximately 70.63 acres, more or less.
Tillable Acres: There are approximately 36.4 tillable acres according to the Ogle County FSA.
Soil Types: Major soil types found on this farm include Palsgrove silt loam and Whalan loam.
Topography: The topography of the subject property is level to very rolling.
Climate/Growing Season: Ogle County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 142 days. On average we expect about 2,854 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 34" with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 33" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west and southwest. This climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn and soybeans.
Mineral Rights: All mineral rights owned by the seller will be transferred in their entirety to the new owner.
Possession: Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
Price and Terms: The asking price is $500,000. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.
Financing: Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
Taxes: The property is currently part of tax parcel numbers #08-25-400-009 & 09-30-300-010. The taxes are to be determined pending a parcel split.
Grain Markets: There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Rock River Ranch.
Zoning: The Rock River Ranch is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.
Comments: Property includes a temperature controlled livestock barn, confinement barn, hay shed, and home with walkout basement.
Soils Information
Soil # Soil Name Approx Acres Corn Yield Gross Bushel
429C2 Palsgrove silt loam 15.77 131 2066
509D2 Whalan loam 9.68 109 1055
419B Flagg silt loam 5.01 160 802
675B Greenbush silt loam 2.59 182 471
21C2 Pecatonica silt loam 1.53 143 219
412B Ogle silt loam 1.44 175 252
8077A Huntsville silt loam 0.2 193 39
403F Elizabeth loam 0.18 54 10
    Total: 36.4    

TOTAL ACRES - 70.6 acres, more or less
TILLABLE ACRES - 36.4 acres, or 51.5% per FSA figures
CORN YIELD - 135.0 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
COMPARABLE YIELD INDEX - 69.6 bushels per acre, based on total acres

Disclaimer : Although the information contained in this brochure is considered to be accurate, no representation or warranty to that effect is being made. The information contained herein is subject to verification, and no liability for errors or omissions is assumed. The listing may be withdrawn with or without notice, and the stated price and terms are subject to change without notice or approval. The Seller further reserves the right to reject any and all offers. All inquiries, inspection appointments, and offers must be channeled through the Seller’s Designated Agent.