The subject property is located approximately 67 miles west of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Chana (1 mile northeast), Oregon (5 1/4 miles northwest), and Rochelle (6 1/2 miles southeast).
There is approximately 33 feet of road frontage on Rocky Hollow Road and 1/4 mile of Kyte River frontage.
Illinois Route 64 is 3 miles north, Illinois Route 38 is 3 1/4 miles southeast, and Illinois Route 2 is 5 1/4 miles northwest of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Baker Property is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 28, Township 23 North – Range 11 East (Pine Rock Township), Ogle County, Illinois.
There are a total of 89.82 acres, more or less, according to the Ogle County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 13.52 tillable acres according to the Ogle County FSA, of which 3.1 acres, more or less, are currently in production.
Major soil types found on this farm include Comfrey loam and Ross loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location 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.
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 $5,250 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 $590.14. The tax parcel number is #17-28-100-003.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Baker Property.
The Baker Property is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.
This is an exceptional recreational property featuring abundant wildlife, Kyte River frontage, a pavilion, and groomed trails.