The McGirr Road Farm

Price: $8,950 per acre
County: Lee

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 57 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Steward (2 mile north), Rochelle (5 miles northwest), and Shabbona (6 1/2 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/2 mile of road frontage on Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51, 1/2 mile on Paw Paw Road, and 5/16 mile on McGirr Road.
major highways
Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is the west border of the property, U.S. Route 30 is 3 1/2 miles south, and Interstate 88 is 6 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates the McGirr Road Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 39 North – Range 2 East (Alto Township), Lee County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 146.55 acres, more or less, according to the Lee County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 143.4 tillable acres according to AgriData.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Wyanet silt loam and Muscatune silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Lee County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 173 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 23 through October 15. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 35" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest.
mineral rights
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.
price terms
The asking price is $8,950 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 2019 real estate taxes totaled $4,835.42. The tax parcel number is #01-06-33-200-003.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The McGirr Road Farm.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
622C2Wyanet silt loam43.331121506,500
51AMuscatune silt loam32.321472006,464
145B2Saybrook silt loam20.391251703,466
68ASable silty clay loam18.041431923,464
369B2Waupecan silt loam8.041321801,447
526AGrundelein silt loam4.69138186872
523ADunham silty clay loam4.27132177756
86BOsco silt loam3.20140189605
622B2Wyanet silt loam2.74114153419
154AFlanagan silt loam2.62144194508
198AElburn silt loam1.69143197333
60C2La Rose silt loam0.96110148142
356AElpaso silty clay loam0.85144195166
171iBCatlin silt loam0.2613718548
Total Acres : 146.55 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 143.40 acres, or 97.85% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 130.04
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 175.66 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 171.89 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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