The Bend Farm

Price: $10,600 per acre
County: Lee

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 57 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Paw Paw (3/8 mile west), Shabbona (5 1/2 miles northeast), Earlville (6 1/2 miles southeast), and Somonauk (14 1/8 miles southeast).
There is approximately 219 feet of road frontage on Chicago Road.
major highways
Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 2 1/2 miles northwest, U.S. Route 30 is 4 3/16 miles north, U.S. Route 34 is 7 3/4 miles south, and Illinois Route 23 is 10 5/8 miles east of the property
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Bend Farm is located in Part of the East Half of Section 11, Township 37 North - Range 2 East (Wyoming Township), Lee County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 109.987 acres, according to a recent survey.
tillable acres
There are approximately 105.79 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Sable silty clay loam and Harpster silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
Lee County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 173 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 23 through October 15. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 35" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest.
mineral rights
All mineral rights owned by the seller will be transferred in their entirety to the new owner.
Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $10,600 per acre. The owners are seeking a cash sale. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
The 2014 real estate taxes totaled $3,784. The tax parcel number is #18-11-200-003.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Bend Farm.
The Bend Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural District.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
68ASable silty clay loam50.661431929,727
67AHarpster silty clay loam20.581331823,746
622B2Wyanet silt loam12.781141531,955
145B2Saybrook silt loam8.581251701,459
103AHoughton much4.44130175777
171BCatlin silt loam4.12137185762
154AFlanagan silt loam2.46144194477
198AElburn silt loam2.17143197427
Total Acres : 109.99 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 105.79 acres, or 96.18% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 135.34
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 182.72 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 175.75 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.

*Figures taken from the University of Illinois Bulletin 811, Optimum Crop Productivity Ratings for Illinois Soils.

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