The subject farm is located approximately 49 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Shabbona (1 3/8 miles west), Waterman (2 3/8 miles east), and DeKalb (8 miles northeast).
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on U.S. Route 30 and 1/2 mile on Duffy Road.
U.S. Route 30 is the south border of the property, Illinois Route 23 is 3 5/8 miles east, Interstate 88 is 8 1/2 miles north, and Interstate 39 is 9 miles west of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Hall-Weber West 80 Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 13, Township 38 North – Range 3 East (Shabbona Township), and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 18, Township 38 North – Range 4 East (Clinton Township), all in DeKalb County, Illinois.
There are a total of approximately 80 acres, or less.
There are approximately 77.88 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA
The major soil types found on this farm are Danabook silt loam and Elpaso silty clay loam.
Detailed FSA information is available in the brochure.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
DeKalb 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. 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 $10,500 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 real estate taxes are to be determined pending a parcel split. The property is currently part of tax parcel numbers #13-13-200-005 & #14-18-100-007.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Hall-Weber West 80 Farm.
The Hall-Weber West 80 Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.
There is a farm lease for the 2018 crop year. Property will be free of all leases after the 2018 crop has been harvested. A copy of the current farm lease is available upon request. Sellers will consider offers on less than the entire property.