The subject farm is located approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport and is contiguous to Big Rock. Nearby towns include: Sugar Grove (5/8 mile east), Aurora (6 miles east), and Elburn (8 miles northeast). The address is 7S723 & 7S995 Granart Road, Big Rock, IL 60511.
There is approximately 1/2 mile of road frontage on Granart Road. For more info about the proposed Dauberman Road Extension Project contact Kane County Division of Transportation.
U.S. Route 30 is 1/2 mile north, Illinois Route 47 is 4 1/4 miles east, and Interstate 88 is 5 1/4 miles northeast of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Gwinn Oaks Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 22, Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 23, and Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 27, Township 38 North – Range 6 East (Big Rock Township), Kane County, Illinois.
There are a total of 190.23 acres, more or less, according to the Kane County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 135.34 tillable acres according to the Kane County FSA, of which 130 acres, estimated, are currently in production.
Major soil types found on this farm include Drummer silty clay loam and Millbrook silt loam. The Weighted Average Corn Yield Index is 186.3 bu/ac and the Productivity Index is 136.9.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
Kane County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 142 days. On average we expect about 2,854 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 34 inches with over two-thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 32 inches per year. Prevailing winds are from the west. This climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn 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 $12,700 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 2017 real estate taxes totaled $16,061.94. The tax parcel numbers are #13-22-400-001, #13-23-300-002, and #13-27-200-003.
The property is zoned F-Farming.
The Gwinn Oaks Farm is adjacent to Big Rock, Illinois and the Big Rock Forest Preserve. Approximately 130 acres of the farm are currently in crop production. The owners planted 530 black walnut trees between 1998-2000. Scenic woods with mowed interior trails, diverse hardwoods and a pond. The improvements are well-suited for a variety of uses, including horses. All improvements are being sold in “as-is” condition.