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The Linden Estate Farm
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Price : $9,900.00 per acre Sold
County: DeKalb

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Jeff Waddell  (Agent)
Phone: 815-756-3606
Mobile:  815-751-0501

Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 56 miles west of Chicago and O'Hare International Airport.  Sycamore, 1/2 mile to the east, Genoa, 4 miles to the north, and Elgin, 14 miles to the east.


There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on N Grove Road and approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Brickville Road.

Major Highways:

State Highway 23 is approximately 1 mile to the east, State Highway 64 is 2 1/4 miles to the south, and Interstate 88 is 8 1/2 miles south of the property.

Legal Description:

A brief legal description indicates the Linden Estate Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 18, Sycamore Township, (T.41N.-R.5E), DeKalb County, Illinois.

Total Acres:

There are a total of 45.82 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessors Office.

Tillable Acres:

There are 47.2 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA Office.

Soil Types:

Major soil types found on this farm include Mayville silt loam, Herbert silt loam, Birkbeck silt loam and Elpaso silty clay loam.

FSA Data:

The FSA direct corn yield is 121 bushels per acre and the FSA corn base is 29.5 acres.  The FSA direct bean yield is 29 bushels per acre, the FSA bean base is 17.7 acres.  There are no wetlands and no highly erodible lands.     


The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.

Climate/Growing Season:

DeKalb 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 inches with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 33 inches per year. Prevailing winds are from the west and southwest. This climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provide 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 and Terms:

The asking price is $9,900 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 including 1st Farm Credit and local banks.  Additional names and addresses will be provided upon request.


The 2010 Real Estate Taxes totaled $448.74. The tax parcel number is 0618400025.

Grain Markets:

There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of the Linden Farm.


The farm is zoned Agricultural.

Soils Information
Soil # Soil Name Approx Acres Corn Yield Gross Bushel
193B Mayville silt loam 16.3 148 2412
62A Herbert silt loam 16.3 179 2918
233B Birkbeck silt loam 7.6 165 1254
356A Elpaso silty clay loam 7 195 1365
    Total: 47.2    

TOTAL ACRES - 45.8 acres, more or less
TILLABLE ACRES - 47.2 acres, or 103.0% per FSA figures
CORN YIELD - 168.4 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
COMPARABLE YIELD INDEX - 173.5 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.