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The Pulpit Rock Farm

4909 W. Edgewood Road Dixon IL 61021  |  Lee County, IL
Listing Status: Off Market
Listing Type: Sale
Size: 140 acres
Property Type(s):
Last Updated: 9/15/2014
Irrigated: No
Residence: No
Cropland Acres: Contact broker
Land and Farm ID: 1015639


Location: The subject farm is located approximately 78 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Grand Detour (1/2 mile southeast), Dixon (3 miles southwest), Oregon (7 1/4 miles northeast), and Polo (8 miles northwest).

Frontage: There is approximately 7/8 mile of road frontage on West Edgewood Road and 3/8 mile of road frontage on West Murray Drive.

Major Highways: Illinois Route 2 is 1 mile southeast, Interstate 88 is 6 miles south, and Illinois Route 64 is 8 1/4 miles northeast of the property.

Legal Description: A brief legal description indicates the Pulpit Rock Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 2 and Part of Section 11, Township 22 North - Range 9 East (Grand Detour Township), in Ogle County, Illinois.

Total Acres: There are approximately 139.83 acres according to the Ogle County Assessor's Office.

Tillable Acres: There are approximately 61.81 tillable acres.

Soil Types: Major soil types found on this farm include Martinsville silt loam and Senachwine loam.

FSA Data: The FSA direct corn yield is 104 bushels per acre and the FSA corn base is 5.9 acres.

Topography: The topography of the farm is level to very rolling.

Climate/Growing Season: Ogle 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 2854 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 34" with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 33" 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: Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.

Price and Terms: The asking price is $10,750 per acre. The owners are seeking a cash sale. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.

Financing: Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
Taxes: The 2012 taxes totaled $9,293.84. The tax parcel numbers are #21-11-100-004 and #21-02-300-001.

Grain Markets: There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of the Pulpit Rock Farm.

Zoning: The farm is zoned R-1, Rural Residential District.

Comments: Historical site of the Babson Arabian Horse Farm. Well maintained horse facilities and outbuildings, two homes, outstanding views, Rock River frontage and bluffs, excellent recreational opportunities.

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This Property is Off-Market. Last modified on 9/15/2014

Jeff Waddell

Martin, Goodrich & Waddell, Inc.

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