The subject farm is located approximately 33 miles west of Chicago O’Hare International Airport and is contiguous to the village of Burlington. Nearby towns include: Hampshire (2 1/4 miles northeast), Sycamore (3 3/4 miles southwest), and Elgin (8 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Plank Road and 3/16 mile on Waughon Road.
Illinois Route 72 is 2 5/8 miles north, Illinois Route 47 is 4 7/8 miles east, U.S. Route 20 is 5 1/4 miles northeast, and Illinois Route 23 is 6 1/8 miles west of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Waughon Road Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 9, Township 41 North – Range 6 East (Burlington Township), Kane County, Illinois.
There are a total of 20.64 acres, more or less, according to the Kane County Assessor’s Office.
There are approximately 17.91 tillable acres according to the Kane County FSA.
Kidami silt loam is the primary soil type on this farm.
Detailed FSA information is available in the brochure.
location climate growing season
Kane 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 inches with over two-thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 32 inches per year. Prevailing winds are from the west. 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 $11,095 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 2017 real estate taxes totaled $396.76. The tax parcel number is #04-09-100-006.
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Waughon Road Farm.
The Waughon Road Farm is zoned F - Farming District.
According to Kane County Building & Zoning Division, the property is currently zoned F - Farming District, and exceeds the minimum acreage requirements for single-family construction. Please contact Kane County Building & Zoning Division for details.