The Chambers Farm

Price: $16,900 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 40 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and is contiguous to the city of Sycamore. Nearby cities include: DeKalb (7/16 mile southwest), Cortland (5/8 mile south), and Elburn (11 3/8 miles southeast).
There is approximately 7/16 mile of road frontage on Bethany Road and 1/2 mile on Somonauk Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 1 3/8 miles northwest, Illinois Route 64 is 1 3/8 miles north, Illinois Route 38 is 3 miles south, and Interstate 88 is 4 miles south of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Chambers Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 40 North – Range 5 East (Cortland Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 130 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 130.14 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Danabrook silt loam, Flanagan silt loam, and Octagon silt 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 $16,900 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 2020 real estate taxes totaled $8,086.94. The tax parcel number is #09-08-200-001.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Chambers Farm.
The Chambers Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.
Excellent location. High quality farmland with future development potential. Includes the home and outbuildings located at 22640 Somonauk Road, Sycamore, IL 60178.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
512BDanabrook silt loam40.421371857,478
154AFlanagan silt loam37.951441947,362
656BOctagon silt loam23.061171573,620
662BBarony silt loam16.041241702,727
152ADrummer silty clay loam7.171441951,398
325BDresden silt loam3.85115156601
171BCatlin silt loam1.37137185253
3076AOtter silt loam0.2813918652
Total Acres : 130.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 130.14 acres, or 100.11% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 133.63
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 180.51 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 180.70 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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