Farmstead With Tillable, Hay, Timber And Hunting Near Wilmington


Pulling into the drive, you will immediately see all the opportunities this unique farm has to offer. If you are looking to start a farm or livestock operation, are a serious hunter, or simply want the tranquility of a quiet country home with acreage, this farm has it! The fenced pasture gives you plenty of room for livestock or starting your own hobby farm. Adding a touch of character to the property is the 4 bed, 2 bath farmhouse reconstructed from an early 1900’s church. A 40x60 pole building was previously used for a cattle operation and a detached garage is in place for extra storage. In addition, a one of a kind late 1800’s peg and beam barn relocated and reconstructed from Goshen Indiana is perfect for gatherings, events, or equipment storage. Also relocated and adding to the history of the farm is the original Ritchie Railroad Depot building from the 1800s registered as a historic landmark in Will County. Walking to the south you find the true hidden treasure of tranquility this farm has to offer. The timber is covered in deer and wildlife sign and sets up perfectly for hunting with multiple pinch points and tree stand locations. The tillable and hayfields provide great income and endless food plot opportunities. With the picturesque view of the Kankakee River from your tree stand it would be easy to lose yourself in seclusion that makes this farm so special. So peaceful in fact that you may wish to build a second home on the south side of the farm. Don’t miss your opportunity to own this rare unique property just a short drive from Wilmington, Manteno, Kankakee, and Chicagoland!

Property Details

  • Closing must occur on or before December 23, 2019
  • Auction Date: November 25, 2019, Noon CST
  • Auction Location: On Site, 20207 W. Highway 102, Wilmington, IL 60481
  • Open Public Inspection: November 16, 2019, 1-4 pm
  • Auction Type: Reserve
  • Bidders may participate in the auction on site or online at
  • On site bidders should bring a government issued ID
  • All properties and or any improvements thereon are sold “AS IS, WHERE IS” with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale. Final acreage totals are contingent on a survey
  • This sale is subject to a 5% buyer’s premium
  • Announcements on the day of the sale shall take precedence over any prior advertisements
  • Each high bidder will sign a contract and must make a non-refundable deposit of 10% of the total purchase price (minimum may apply) immediately following auction - cash, cashier’s checks, personal checks and business checks (electronically processed) are accepted - the balance of the purchase price and all closing costs are due at closing within 30 days
  • The property is sold free and clear of all taxes and installments of assessments for prior years but taxes and installments of assessments for the current year on the basis of the actual assessment shall be apportioned as of the scheduled date for the closing of title
  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgment
  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any
  • 33+/- acres tillable providing income 
  • 15+/- wooded acres with excellent wildlife sign and multiple locations for tree stands and food plots   
  • 4-5 acres of fenced pasture    
  • Approximately 4 acres in hay production that could be converted to tillable 
  • State highway frontage  
  • 2,400 sq. ft.+/- 2-story farm home reconstructed in 1901 from a church    
  • 4 bed/2 bath with some updates to drywall, electric and plumbing   
  • Original hardwood floors on main floor
  • Propane, electric, septic, two wells    
  • 40’ x 60’ pole building    
  • Detached 20 x 20 garage    
  • Relocated and reconstructed 1800s peg and beam barn perfect for gatherings, events, or storage    
  • Wabash Railroad depot registered as Will County Historic Landmark    
  • Scenic Kankakee River view from the south end of the farm    
  • Endless opportunities for recreation and farm income
  • Wilmington School District 
  • Short drive to Wilmington, Manteno, Kankakee, and less than an hour from downtown Chicago

20207 W. Highway 102
Wilmington, Illinois 60481