The subject farm is located approximately 40 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: DeKalb (2 7/8 miles northwest), Hinckley (6 miles southeast), and Elburn (11 1/2 miles east).
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on Somonauk Road and 3/8 mile on Harter Road.
Interstate 88 is 2 1/2 miles north, Illinois Route 23 is 2 7/8 miles west, Illinois Route 38 is 3 3/8 miles north, and U.S. Route 30 is 6 3/8 miles south of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Boldt Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 39 North – Range 5 East (Pierce Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
There are a total of 55 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor’s Office.
There are an estimated 53 tillable acres.
Major soil types found on this farm include Parr silt loam and Danabrook silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
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.
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 $7,850 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 2017 real estate taxes totaled $1,261.28. The tax parcel number is #12-17-100-006.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Boldt Farm.
The Boldt Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.