The Route 47 Property

Price: $519,000
County: McHenry

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

The subject farm is located approximately 37 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Woodstock (3/4 mile southeast), McHenry (4 7/8 miles east), and Harvard (8 miles northwest). The property address is 2608 N IL Route 47, Woodstock, Illinois 60098.
There is approximately 3/8 mile of road frontage on Illinois Route 47.
major highways
Illinois Route 47 is the west border of the property, Illinois Route 120 is 2 3/8 miles southeast, and U.S. Route 14 is 2 3/4 miles southwest of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Route 47 Property is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 20, Township 45 North - Range 7 East (Greenwood Township), McHenry County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 56.9 acres, more or less, according to the McHenry County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 26.5 tillable acres, estimated. The Optimum Productivity Corn Yield is 175.3 bu/ac and the Productivity Index is 129.4 There are also approximately 18.6 acres of pasture, estimated.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Pella silty clay loam and Harpster silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject property is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
McHenry 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 will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $519,000. 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 2017 real estate taxes totaled $11,974.98. The tax parcel numbers are #08-20-200-003 & 08-20-200-004.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Route 47 Property.
The Route 47 Property is zoned A1 - Agricultural.
Three-bedroom, two-bath ranch home with attached two-car garage, deck and walk-out basement. Outbuildings include a three-bay shop area, machinery storage, open-front livestock sheds, and 14 horse stalls. There are three ponds on the property.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
153APella silty clay loam10.471361831,916
67AHarpster silty clay loam6.781331821,234
100APalms muck4.41118161710
363C2Griswold loam3.33111148493
198AElburn silt loam1.29143197254
297BRingwood silt loam0.1412817324
8776AComfrey loam0.0813818515
Total Acres : 56.90 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 26.50 acres, or 46.57% estimated
Productivity Index : 129.40
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 175.32 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 81.65 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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