The Afton Farm

Price: $11,900 per acre
County: DeKalb

Contact Details
Jeff Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0501
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 45 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Waterman (2 3/8 miles south), DeKalb (4 1/4 miles north), and Rochelle (12 3/4 miles northwest).
There is approximately 1 mile of road frontage on McGirr Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 1 1/2 miles east, U.S. Route 30 is 3 miles south, Interstate 88 is 5 1/4 miles north, and U.S. Route 51/Interstate 39 is 11 miles west of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Afton Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 28, Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Northeast Quarter of Section 32, and Northwest Quarter of Section 33, all in Township 39 North - Range 4 East (Afton Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 322.15 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 315 tillable acres.
soil types
The major soil types found on this farm include Drummer silty clay loam and Elburn silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
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.
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 $11,900 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 2014 real estate taxes totaled $13,240.62. The tax parcel numbers are: #11-28-300-004, #11-28-300-005, #11-29-400-007, #11-29-400-008, #11-32-200-016, and #11-33-100-004.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Afton Farm.
The Afton Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
152ADrummer silty clay loam107.6014419520,982
198AElburn silt loam79.2214319715,606
663BClare silt loam26.611331804,790
679BBlackberry silt loam23.031411924,422
221C2Parr silt loam21.531111483,186
512BDanabrook silt loam14.401371852,664
67AHarpster silty clay loam9.921331821,805
356AElpaso silty clay loam9.681441951,888
171BCatlin silt loam9.391371851,737
662C2Barony silt loam7.311161601,170
221B2Parr silt loam4.41113151666
330APeotone silty clay loam1.60123164262
154AFlanagan silt loam0.3014419458
Total Acres : 322.15 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 315.00 acres, or 97.78% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 138.28
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 188.05 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 183.88 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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