The subject farm is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Marengo (5/8 mile east), Belvidere (8 1/2 miles northwest), and Huntley (8 1/2 miles southeast).
There is approximately 7/16 mile of road frontage on Anthony Road and 1/4 mile on Interstate 90.
Interstate 90 is the southwest border of the property, Illinois Route 23 is 1 3/16 miles east, U.S. Route 20 is 3 7/8 miles north, and Illinois Route 72 is 6 1/2 miles south of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Anthony Road Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 21 and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 22, Township 43 North – Range 5 East (Riley Township), McHenry County, Illinois.
There are a total of 93.39 acres, more or less, according to the McHenry County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 92.2 tillable acres, estimated.
Major soil types found on this farm include Danabrook silt loam and Drummer silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
McHenry County has a continental climate typical of north-central Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 160 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 35", with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 36" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west and southwest. The climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn, wheat and soybeans.
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.
The asking price is $13,500 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 2018 real estate taxes totaled $4,837.64. The tax parcel numbers are #16-21-200-008, #16-21-200-011 & #16-22-100-011.
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Anthony Road Farm.
The Anthony Road Farm is zoned A-1, Agriculture District.
High percentage tillable Class A farmland. Located 1 3/8 miles northwest of the $33.4 million Illinois Route 23 Interchange Project on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Marengo. The full-access interchange with local road improvements, including construction of roundabouts, is scheduled to be completed this fall.