The Waterman Farm

Price: $8,650 per acre
County: DeKalb

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 45 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Waterman (2 miles south), DeKalb (5 miles north), and Hinckley (6 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on Miller Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 1/4 mile east, U.S. Route 30 is 2 1/2 miles south, and Interstate 88 is 6 1/4 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates the Waterman Farm is located in The East Half of the West Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 34, Township 39 North - Range 4 East (Afton Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 40 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 38.97 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Danabrook silt loam and Parr silt 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 $8,650 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 2014 real estate taxes totaled $1,047. The tax parcel number is #11-34-400-003.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Waterman Farm.
The Waterman Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.
Buildable 40 acres in DeKalb County.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
512BDanabrook silt loam8.741371851,617
221B2Parr silt loam7.021131511,060
356AElpaso silty clay loam5.921441951,154
221C2Parr silt loam5.85111148866
154AFlanagan silt loam5.301441941,028
656C2Octagon silt loam3.20112151483
656BOctagon silt loam1.56117157245
348BWingate silt loam1.38120163225
Total Acres : 40.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 38.97 acres, or 97.43% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 127.33
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 171.37 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 166.96 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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