The Davenport Farm

Price: $8,475 per acre
County: Stephenson

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-901-4269
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 85 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Rock City (1 1/2 miles south), Durand (6 miles east), and Freeport (11 1/8 miles southwest).
There is approximately 5/8 mile of road frontage on Rock City Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 75 is 1 5/8 miles south, Illinois Route 26 is 8 miles west, and U.S. Route 20 is 9 1/2 miles southwest of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Davenport Farm is located in Part of the East Half of Section 8 and Part of Section 9, all in Township 28 North - Range 9 East (Rock Run Township), Stephenson County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 221.82 acres, more or less, according to the Stephenson County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 208.8 cropland acres, according to the Stephenson County FSA, of which 4.7 acres are currently enrolled in CRP with an annual contract payment of $967 through 9/30/2020.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Ogle silt loam and Durand silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Stephenson 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. The climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn, wheat, 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 $8,475 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 2014 real estate taxes totaled $5,067.16. The tax parcel numbers are: #06-10-08-400-005, #06-10-09-300-001, and #06-10-09-400-001.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Davenport Farm.
The Davenport Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
412C2Ogle silt loam31.781221655,244
416C2Durand silt loam28.991181574,551
414BMyrtle silt loam18.571241683,120
412BOgle silt loam18.081301753,164
8074ARadford silt loam14.221361862,645
259C2Assumption silt loam13.851111522,105
675BGreenbush silt loam13.101331822,384
86COsco silt loam12.921371852,390
506C2Hitt silt loam10.261101471,508
86BOsco silt loam9.511401891,797
86AOsco silt loam9.141411911,746
8451ALawson silt loam7.491401901,423
506BHitt silt loam7.231171561,128
104AVirgil silt loam4.48132182815
414CMyrtle silt loam2.35121165388
206AThorp silt loam1.75126170298
40C2Dodgeville silt loam1.2797127161
227C2Argyle silt loam1.27113153194
105BBatavia silt loam1.20128175210
675C2Greenbush silt loam1.13125171193
419C2Flagg silt loam0.2011115130
Total Acres : 221.82 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 208.79 acres, or 94.13% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 125.76
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 170.01 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 160.02 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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