The subject farm is located approximately 75 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Mount Morris (15/16 mile west), Oregon (2 3/4 miles southeast), and Byron (7 1/4 miles northeast). The property is located at 3005 W. Mud Creek Road, Mt. Morris, Illinois.
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on E Mud Creek Road.
Illinois Route 64 is 1/2 mile south, Illinois Route 2 is 2 1/4 miles east, Illinois Route 72 is 5 1/4 miles north, and U.S. Route 52 is 10 miles southwest of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Mud Creek Road Property is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 24 North - Range 9 East (Mount Morris Township) and Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 30, Township 24 North - Range 10 East (Rockvale Township), Ogle County, Illinois.
There are approximately 17 acres, more or less.
Major soil types found on this farm include Radford silt loam and Flagg silt loam.
The topography of the subject property is level to very rolling.
location climate growing season
Ogle County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 142 days. On average we expect about 2,854 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 34" with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 33" 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.
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 $399,000. 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 property is currently part of tax parcel numbers #08-25-400-009 & 09-30-300-010. The taxes are to be determined pending a parcel split.
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Mud Creek Road Property.
The Mud Creek Road Property is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.
Property includes a 114,000 bushel grain storage facility with continuous flow dryer and grain leg, and a modern machine shed and shop with extensive office facilities.