The subject farm is located approximately 64 miles west of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Stillman Valley (1 1/8 miles west), Davis Junction (1 1/2 miles east), and Rockford (5 1/2 miles northeast).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Illinois Route 72.
Illinois Route 72 is the south border, Illinois Route 251 is 3 1/2 miles east, Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 6 1/4 miles east, and Illinois Route 64 is 6 3/4 miles south of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Route 72 Property is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 20, Township 42 North – Range 1 East (Scott Township), Ogle County, Illinois.
There are a total of 14.19 acres, more or less, according to the Ogle County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 12.92 tillable acres according to the Ogle County FSA.
Major soil types found on this farm include Wyanet silt loam and Odell silt loam.
The topography of the subject property is level to nearly level.
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 $229,000. 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 2020 real estate taxes totaled $345.56. The tax parcel number is #11-20-100-016.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Route 72 Property.
The Route 72 Property is zoned I-1 Industrial. Subject to county approval, permitted uses include, but are not limited to: auto repair, manufacturing, offices, parking areas, utility facilities, communication studios and towers, railroad switching yards, trucking, and storage yards.