The Rock River Ranch

Price: $500,000
County: Ogle

Contact Details
Josh Waddell & Mark T. Mommsen
Mobile: 815-751-0439 & 815-901-4269
Phone: 815-756-3606
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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 75 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Mount Morris (3/4 mile west), Oregon (2 1/4 miles southeast), and Byron (7 3/8 miles northeast). The property address is 3005 W. Mud Creek Road, Mt. Morris, Illinois.
There is approximately 3/16 mile of road frontage on W Mud Creek Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 64 is 1/4 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 9 3/4 miles southwest of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Rock River Ranch 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.
total acres
There are approximately 70.63 acres, more or less.
tillable acres
There are approximately 36.4 tillable acres according to the Ogle County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Palsgrove silt loam and Whalan 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.
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 $500,000. 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.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Rock River Ranch.
The Rock River Ranch is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.
Property includes a temperature controlled livestock barn, confinement barn, hay shed, and home with walkout basement.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
429C2Palsgrove silt loam15.77981312,066
509D2Whalan loam9.68801091,055
419BFlagg silt loam5.01118160802
675BGreenbush silt loam2.59133182471
21C2Pecatonica silt loam1.53105143219
412BOgle silt loam1.44130175252
8077AHunstville silt loam0.2014319339
403FElizabeth loam0.18415410
Total Acres : 70.63 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 36.40 acres, or 51.54% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 99.98
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 134.97 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 69.56 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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