The Zippe Farm

Price: $3,675 per acre
County: Mercer

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 150 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Matherville (2 3/8 miles east), Viola (4 1/4 miles southeast), and Aledo (4 1/2 miles southwest).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on 125th Avenue.
major highways
Illinois Route 17 is 3 1/8 miles south, U.S. Route 67 is 3 1/4 miles east, and Illinois Route 94 is 3 3/4 miles west of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Zippe Farm is located in Part of the South Half of Section 30 and Part of the North Half of Section 31, Township 15 North – Range 2 West (Preemption Township), Mercer County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 160 acres, more or less, according to the Mercer County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 44.69 tillable acres, estimated.
soil types
The primary soil type on this farm is Rozetta silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to rolling.
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 $3,675 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 2018 real estate taxes totaled $755.94. The tax parcel numbers are #05-05-30-100-010, #05-05-31-100-005 & #05-05-31-100-006.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Zippe Farm.
The Zippe Farm is zoned AG-1, Agricultural District.
Exceptional recreational property featuring productive tillable acres, abundant wildlife, streams, and a variety of hardwood trees.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
279BRozetta silt loam22.781191623,690
280gC2Fayette silt loam9.081131551,407
8cFHickory silt loam6.666586573
913FMarseilles-Hickory silt loams3.876992356
19D3Sylvan silty clay loams1.9790122240
898GHickory-Sylvan silt loams0.26486316
3107ASawmill silty clay loam0.0713918913
Total Acres : 160.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 44.69 acres, or 27.93% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 103.74
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 140.89 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 39.35 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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