The Ciorba Farm

Price: $9,850 per acre
County: Lee

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 62 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Paw Paw (3 1/2 miles east), Mendota (7 3/4 miles south), and Rochelle (13 3/4 miles north).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Fisk Road.
major highways
Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 5/8 mile southeast, Illinois Route 251 is 1 mile west, and U.S. Route 30 is 4 5/8 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Ciorba Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 37 North – Range 1 East (Brooklyn Township), Lee County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 82 acres, more or less, according to the Lee County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 77.25 tillable acres according to the Lee County FSA.
soil types
Catlin silt loam is the primary soil type on this farm.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
Lee County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 173 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 23 through October 15. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 35" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest.  
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 $9,850 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 $3,115.28. The tax parcel number is #05-17-12-300-001.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Ciorba Farm.
The Ciorba Farm is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
171BCatlin silt loam45.901371858,492
356AElpaso silty clay loam14.821441952,890
145B2Saybrook silt loam10.761251701,829
154AFlanagan silt loam5.771441941,119
Total Acres : 82.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 77.25 acres, or 94.21% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 137.19
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 185.50 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 174.76 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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