The subject farm is located approximately 42 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby cities include: Marengo (2 3/8 miles south), Harvard (5 3/4 miles north), and Woodstock (6 3/4 miles east).
There is approximately 1/2 mile of road frontage on Kishwaukee Valley Road and 1/4 mile on Hawthorn Road.
Illinois Route 23 is 1/2 mile east, Illinois Route 176 is 3 1/2 miles south, U.S. Route 20 is 4 miles south, Interstate 90 is 8 miles southwest, and Illinois Route 47 is 9 miles east of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Higgins Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 11, Township 44 North – Range 5 East (Marengo Township), McHenry County, Illinois.
There are a total of 120 acres, more or less, according to the McHenry County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 76.5 tillable acres on the 114.58 acre tract, estimated.
Major soil types found on this farm include Kidami silt loam, Kidami loam and Herbert silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
McHenry 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 inches with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 36 inches 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.
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 property is being offered in two tracts, which may be purchased together or separately.
-114.58+/- acres of farmland, offered at $5,850 per acre
-5.419 acres with home and outbuildings, offered at $275,000
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
The 2018 real estate taxes totaled $5,782.00. The tax parcel numbers are #11-11-100-004, #11-11-100-005, #11-11-100-007 & #11-11-100-008.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Higgins Farm.
The Higgins Farm is zoned A-1, Agriculture.
The well-maintained building site located at 21703 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Harvard, IL 60033 includes a 2 story farmhouse with 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, large living and dining rooms with beautiful hardwood floors and millwork throughout. The property also includes 5 outbuildings and a 2 car detached garage.
The building site and farmland tract may be purchased together or separately.