The subject farm is located approximately 43 miles south of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Manhattan (3 1/2 miles northwest), Peotone (4 3/4 miles east), Manteno (5 3/8 miles southeast), and Monee (7 5/8 miles northeast).
There is approximately 1/2 mile of road frontage on W Barr Road.
U.S. Route 52 is 1/2 mile north, U.S. Route 45 is 1 1/2 miles east, and Interstate 57 is 4 3/4 miles east of the property.
A brief legal description indicates The Wilton Prairie Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 13 and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 24, all located in Township 33 North - Range 11 East (Wilton Township), Will County, Illinois.
There are a total of 280 acres, more or less, according to the Will County Assessor's Office.
There are approximately 264.67 tillable acres according to the Will County FSA. Approximately 7.5 additional acres, estimated, have been used for pasture and hay and could be converted to crop production.
Major soil types found on this farm include Ashkum silty clay loam and Elliott silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Will 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, provide 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 $7,350 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 2016 real estate taxes totaled $8,154.36. The tax parcel numbers are: #13-19-13-300-002-0000, #13-19-13-300-003-0000, and #13-19-24-100-001-0000.
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Wilton Prairie Farm.
The Wilton Prairie Farm is zoned Agricultural.
Property includes a house and a number of outbuildings.