The Manchester Farm

Price: $8,700 per acre
County: Boone

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606
Email: Josh.Waddell@mgw.us.com

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Property Details

location
The subject farm is located approximately 57 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Poplar Grove (6 1/4 miles south), Roscoe (6 7/8 miles southwest), and Harvard (8 1/2 miles southeast).
frontage
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Poplar Grove Road and 1/4 mile on Manchester Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 76 is 1 mile west, Interstate 43 is 6 5/16 miles north, Illinois Route 173 is 7 1/4 miles south, and Interstate 39/90 is 7 7/8 miles northwest of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Manchester Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 12, Township 46 North - Range 3 East (Manchester Township), Boone County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 80 acres, more or less, according to the Boone County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 79.45 tillable acres according to the Boone County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Rozetta silt loam and Flagg silt loam.
topography
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
Boone 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. The climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn, wheat and soybeans.
mineral rights
All mineral rights owned by the seller will be transferred in their entirety to the new owner.
possession
Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $8,700 per acre. The owners are seeking a cash sale. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.
financing
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
taxes
The 2015 real estate taxes totaled $2,452.52. The tax parcel number is #01-12-400-005.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Manchester Farm.
zoning
The Manchester Farm is zoned A-1, Ag. Preservation.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Corn Yield Rating* Gross Bushels
279ARozetta silt loam16.681201642,736
419AFlagg silt loam13.001191622,106
68ASable silty clay loam12.321431922,365
61AAtterberry silt loam11.811321822,149
21BPecatonica silt loam9.371121521,424
152ADrummer silty clay l oam6.701441951,307
781BFriesland sandy loam4.47118157702
278AStronghurst silt loam4.41125171754
419BFlagg silt loam0.69118160110
Total Acres : 80.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 79.45 acres, or 99.31% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 126.41
Corn Yield Rating : 171.85 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 170.67 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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