The subject farm is located approximately 118 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and 1 1/4 miles south of Apple Canyon Lake. Nearby towns include: Elizabeth (6 miles southwest), Apple River (7 1/2 miles northeast), Stockton (8 miles southeast), and Galena (13 miles west).
There is approximately 610 feet of road frontage on East Schapville Road.
U.S. Route 20 is 3 3/4 miles south, Illinois Route 84 is 7 1/2 miles southwest, and Illinois Route 78 is 9 miles east of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Hilltop Property is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 28 North - Range 3 East (Thompson Township), Jo Daviess County, Illinois.
There are a total of 15.0 acres, according to a survey.
The topography of the subject property is gently rolling to rolling.
location climate growing season
Jo Daviess County enjoys all four distinct seasons. In winter the average temperature is 21 degrees Fahrenheit, and in summer the average temperature is 71 degrees 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.
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 $149,500. 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 2013 taxes totaled $114.90. The tax parcel number is #18-000-247-20.
The Hilltop Property is zoned AG - Agriculture.
This well-maintained recreational property offers excellent deer and turkey hunting and is surrounded by conservation land owned by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The subject property is enrolled in a Forest Management Plan and benefits from low taxes. This buildable, scenic lot is in an excellent location and has well, septic, and electric in place.