The Compton Farm

Price: $9,250 per acre
County: Lee

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 64 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and is partially located within the village of Compton. Nearby cities include: Paw Paw (5 miles east), Amboy (11 1/2 miles west), and Rochelle (13 3/4 miles north).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Illinois Route 251.
major highways
Illinois Route 251 is the east border of the property, Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 2 1/4 miles east, U.S. Route 30 is 4 1/2 miles north, and U.S. Route 52 is 7 miles southwest of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Compton Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 10, Township 37 North - Range 1 East (Brooklyn Township), Lee County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 84.3291 acres according to a survey.
tillable acres
There are approximately 81.75 tillable acres, estimated.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Catlin silt loam and Saybrook silt loam.
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 $9,250 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 seller is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
171iBCatlin silt loam32.301371855,976
145B2Saybrook silt loam25.931251704,408
154AFlanagan silt loam16.851441943,269
356AElpaso silty clay loam3.67144195716
622B2Wyanet silt loam3.00114153459
Total Acres : 84.33 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 81.75 acres, or 96.94% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 134.11
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 181.37 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 175.82 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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