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Illinois SoldKnox County

170 Acres $1,150,000


  • Incredible habitat diversity with tremendous trophy hunting to smallmouth in the creek and pheasants in the prairie
  • 80 tillable acres with a 130 average P.I.
  • North deeded access
  • South access on dead-end road
  • Tillable acres in beautiful stand of prairie grass
  • 2 large storage containers come with property
  • Perfect home site w/ electricity available at road
  • French creek is full of smallmouth
  • Extensive habitat restoration done from barn owl boxes, wood duck nest boxes, wetland creating and re-establishing an oak savanna in the prairie
  • Unparalleled holding power with this acreage from prairie grasses to thick timber

Acreage Income

  Total Tillable
Acres +/- 17080
Income +/-
Illinois Land Broker

Don Wagner

  • Cell: 309-335-2894
  • Office: 217-899-1240
  • Fax: 309-243-8707
Illinois Land Broker

Chase Burns

  • Cell: 309-368-0370
  • Office: 217-899-1240
  • Fax: 309-213-1642

Property Description

SOLD – I’ve been on a lot of farms in my career, but this is a special place from a conservationist’s point of view! The owner has gone to great lengths in creating a wildlife paradise from the establishment of the native prairie grasses to the addition of nesting boxes.The farms holding power for mature whitetails is unparalleled from a habitat point of view. The warm season grasses (switch grass) give deer and pheasants a security better than timber, in my opinion. There is an abundance of natural edge along with the grasses and the timber is also diverse with thick river bottoms to upland oak stands. French Creek flows the acreage and creates a funneling effect for deer during the rut plus offers great smallmouth bass fishing in the Spring and Summer. The north & south access points are perfect for hunting with different winds. The tillable has a 130 P.I. average and can be put back into production if desired.

There are 2 large storage containers staying on the farm with a perfect homesite and a graveled lane into the site.

Call Don Wagner or Chase Burns for a tour of this amazing farm.

Address: Knox Rd 550 North Maquon, IL 61458

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