The Sublette Farm

Price: $9,000 per acre
County: Lee

Contact Details
Mark T. Mommsen
Mobile: 815-901-4269
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 75 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Sublette ( 4 1/4 miles east), Amboy (4 1/2 miles north), and Mendota (9 3/4 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Sublette Road, 7/16 mile on Maytown Road, 3/4 mile on May Road, and 1 mile on Rockyford Road.
major highways
U.S. Route 52 is 3 1/16 miles northeast, Illinois Route 92 is 5 1/8 miles south, and Illinois 26 is 7 miles west of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Sublette Farm is located in Part of Section 14, Township 19 North - Range 10 East (May Township), Lee County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 205.17 acres, more or less, according to the Lee County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 195.84 tillable acres according to the Lee County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Osco silt loam and Drummer silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Lee County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 173 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 23 through October 15. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 35" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest.
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 $9,000 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.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
86BOsco silt loam89.4314018916,902
152A+Drummer silt loam35.821441956,985
51AMuscatune silt loam14.811472002,962
618C2Senachwine silt loam12.031001361,636
152ADrummer silty clay loam11.301441952,204
233C2Birkbeck silt loam10.471131551,623
171C2Catlin silt loam5.801281741,009
689DColoma sand3.8712895368
68ASable silty clay loam3.28143192630
86C2Osco silt loam2.95131178525
280BFayette silt loam2.37121165391
689BColoma sand2.2975101231
171BCatlin silt loam1.42137185263
Total Acres : 205.17 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 195.84 acres, or 95.45% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 135.90
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 182.44 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 174.14 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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