The subject farm is located approximately 72 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby cities include: Winnebago (3 5/8 miles northeast), Byron (4 miles south), and Rockford (8 miles east).
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on S. Hoisington Road and 5/32 mile on Murphy Road.
U.S. Route 20 is 4 5/8 miles north, Illinois Route 72 is 5 1/2 miles south, and Interstate 39 is 14 miles east.
A brief legal description indicates The Diehl Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 36, Township 26 North - Range 10 East (Seward Township), Winnebago County, Illinois.
There are a total of 55 acres, more or less, according to the Winnebago County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 54.54 tillable acres according to the Winnebago County FSA.
Greenbush silt loam is the primary soil type on this farm.
Detailed FSA information is available at the end of this brochure.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
Winnebago County has a continental climate typical of northern 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 two-thirds 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 productions of corn, wheat 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 $9,700 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 2018 real estate taxes totaled $2,463.04. The tax parcel numbers are #13-36-100-020, #13-36-100-024, #13-36-100-025 and #13-36-100-026.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Diehl Farm.
The Diehl Farm is zoned AG - Agricultural.