The Somonauk Road Farm

Price: $8,500 per acre
County: DeKalb

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 40 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Cortland (2 3/4 miles north), DeKalb (3 miles northwest), and Hinckley (5 3/4 miles southeast).
There is approximately 5/16 mile of road frontage on Somonauk Road.
major highways
Interstate 88 is 2 3/4 miles north, Illinois Route 38 is 3 1/2 miles north, and Illinois Route 23 is 2 7/8 miles west of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Somonauk Road Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 39 North - Range 5 East (Pierce Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 100 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 96.17 tillable acres, according to the DeKalb County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Parr silt loam and Elpaso silty clay 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 $8,500 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 2015 real estate taxes totaled $1,835.50. The parcel number is #12-17-100-005.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Somonauk Road Farm.
The Somonauk Road Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
221C2Parr silt loam47.221111486,989
221B2Parr silt loam28.461131514,297
356AElpaso silty clay loam13.531441952,638
330APeotone silty clay l oam4.58123164751
512BDanabrook silt loam2.38137185440
Total Acres : 100.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 96.17 acres, or 96.17% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 117.45
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 157.18 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 151.16 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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