The Baumgartner Farm

Price: $9,950 per acre
County: DeKalb

Contact Details
Mark T. Mommsen
Mobile: 815-901-4269
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 36 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Maple Park (2 1/2 miles south), Sycamore (3 miles northwest), DeKalb (4 1/2 miles west), and Elburn (7 1/4 miles southeast). The property address is 21739 East County Line Road, Maple Park, IL 60151.
There is approximately 3/8 mile of road frontage on Barber Greene Road and 3/8 mile on East County Line Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 64 is 1 1/4 miles north, Illinois Route 38 is 3 miles south, Interstate 88 is 4 miles southwest, and Illinois Route 47 is 6 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Baumgartner Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 13, Township 40 North – Range 5 East (Cortland Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 102.19 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 88.80 tillable acres, estimated.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Mayville silt loam and Elpaso silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
DeKalb 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. 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 will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $9,950 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 2019 real estate taxes totaled $7,116.32 . The tax parcel numbers are #09-13-200-004 & #09-13-200-005.
The Baumgartner Farm is zone A-1, Agricultural.
The property includes a two-story home with four bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms, along with a detached garage and several outbuildings.  All improvements are being sold as-is.  The seller will consider offers on the land and building site separately.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
193BMayville silt loam38.691091485,726
356AElpaso silty clay loam36.911441957,197
62AHerbert silt loam5.831311791,044
527BKidami silt loam3.97114155615
193AMayville silt loam2.88110149429
152ADrummer silty clay loam0.52144195101
Total Acres : 102.19 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 88.80 acres, or 86.90% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 125.45
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 170.19 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 147.89 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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