The Grandview Farm

Price: $5,350 per acre
County: Jo Daviess

Contact Details
Josh Waddell & Mark T. Mommsen
Mobile: 815-901-4269
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 125 miles west of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Hanover (1 1/4 miles south), Elizabeth (3 miles northeast), and Galena (9 1/4 miles northwest). The property addresses of the two homes are 5215 W. Sawmill Road, Elizabeth, IL 61028 and 6086 S. Rodden Road, Hanover, IL 61041.
There is approximately 1 mile of road frontage on Blackjack Road, 1 5/8 miles on Rodden Road, and 1 3/4 miles on Saw Mill Road.
major highways
Illinois State Route 84 is 1/2 mile east, U.S. Route 20 is 2 1/2 miles northeast, and U.S. Route 52 is 5 1/2 miles west of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Grandview Farm is located in Part of the North Half of Section 5 and Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 6, Township 26 North – Range 2 East (Hanover Township), and Part of the South Half of Section 31 and Part of Section 32, Township 27 North – Range 2 East (Elizabeth Township), Jo Daviess County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 695.37 acres, more or less, according to the Jo Daviess County Assessor’s Office.
soil types
Major soil types found on the cropland acres include Rozetta silt loam and Greenbush silt loam.
location climate growing season
Jo Daviess County enjoys all four distinct seasons. In winter the average temperature is 21° Fahrenheit, and in summer the average temperature is 71° Fahrenheit. The total annual precipitation is about 35", and nearly 65% of this falls in April through September. The average seasonal snowfall is about 32". The average relative humidity in the afternoon is about 63%. Humidity is higher at night, and the average at dawn is about 81%. The sun shines 69% of the time possible in summer and 46% in winter.
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 $5,350 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 2019 real estate taxes totaled $13,181.82. The tax parcel numbers are: 07-000-423-00, 07-000-419-00, 07-000-417-00, 09-000-108-00 & 09-000-127-03.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 20 miles of The Grandview Farm.
The Grandview Farm is zoned AG, General Agriculture District.
The property includes 2 two-story homes and several outbuildings.  All improvements are being sold as-is. Additional details can be found in the brochure.
Acreage Summary
There are approximately 283.06 cropland acres according to the Jo Daviess County FSA, in addition to approximately 188 pasture acres and 190 timber acres, estimated. There are two building sites on approximately 7 acres, and the remaining acreage is in roads and vegetative cover.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
279D2Rozetta silt loam73.7910714610,773
675C2Greenbush silt loam70.4712517112,050
279C2Rozetta silt loam43.781121536,698
280F2Fayette silt loam22.68811102,495
280D2Fayette silt loam20.091091492,993
675BGreenbush silt loam16.071331822,925
86BOsco silt loam13.801401892,608
280C2Fayette silt loam11.931131551,849
51BMuscatune silt loam3.22146198638
547D2Eleroy silt loam2.1493127272
547E2Eleroy silt loam1.7479107186
417FDerinda silt loam1.00547272
417E2Derinda silt loam0.81679073
3333AWakeland silt loam0.59128174103
785GLacrescent cobbly silt loam0.29405215
61BAtterberry silt loam0.2613118047
8070ABeaucoup silty clay loam0.1613217628
429D2Palsgrove silt loam0.119312514
8415AOrion silt loam0.0713118013
8239ADorchester silt loam0.0612717911
Total Acres : 695.37 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 283.06 acres, or 40.71% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 113.53
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 154.96 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 63.08 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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