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Looking for the deal of a lifetime? This gold mine of a property is priced $150,000 below similar properties and located right in a prime spot near the heart of Harvard, IL.
The partially wooded/partially cleared lot on W. Brink Street has a small creek flowing through it, and you’ll own one of the largest pieces of property nearest the town. It’s ready to go to develop for your new custom-designed home on large acreage. If you’re a hunter, outdoor lover, buy-and-hold investor, or a person who loves a house sitting on tons of land that’s all yours…. You need to take advantage today!
Grocery, medical/health services, gas stations, and Walmart are all within two miles. Enjoy easy access to Chicago & suburbs, Milwaukee, Madison, and Rockford all within a 90-minute drive. Plan your next life adventure here — escape to quiet, simple living in Harvard with conveniences down the street and big city life only a short drive away with your easy highway access. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to own big acreage in one of the best locations in the great state of Illinois.
This property is located in an unincorporated area literally steps beyond the Harvard city limits & county zoning. There are no restrictions or limitations on how this property could be used.
This lot is ready to build your business, residence, cabin, or place a mobile home. It can be hunted! It has passed a perc test and is septic-ready. Utilities are just a few feet away.
APN: 01-36-400-013 and 01-36-400-014
Property type: Vacant land
Zoning: No zoning restrictions.
Property Address: Not assigned.
GPS Coordinates (Approximate Road Address): 42.418241, -88.596007
Approximate Shape: Nearly Rectangle
Topography: Flat, partially wooded/partially cleared (50-50) with small creek flowing through
Mobile Homes Allowed: Yes
Nearest Cities or Subdivisions: Harvard, IL.
Annual Taxes: $1,129.60 and $1,129.60 (2 parcels at $1,129.60 each)
Power: At street
Water: Within 1/4 mi
Sewer/Septic: Septic ready – percolation test successful.
Road access: Direct road access on Brink St.
- From East: Take SR 173 to Division Street in Harvard, IL; head south on Division to Brink Street and turn left (east). Property is 1.4 miles east on Brink Street, on the left.
- From West: Take SR 173 past Division Street in harvard, IL; continue straight on Brink Street. Property is 1.4 miles east on Brink Street, on your left.
- From North: Take SR 14 south past the town of Harvard, IL; turn left onto E Brink Street. Property is 1.4 miles east on Brink Street, on your left.
LandGlide – for walking the property
LandGlide is an amazing app you can download to easily walk the property. If you have the APN or an address, it will show you the exact property lines using GPS.
The APN: 01-36-400-014 and 01-36-400-013
Closest neighbor’s address (to the west): 20512 E Brink St, Harvard, IL 60033
Part of this property sits in the flood zone according to county maps, which means that there may be 1 flood every 100 years (1% chance of flood). This is due to a small creek that runs through part of the property.
The creek intersects the road on the northern neighbor’s property, for reference. The vast majority of the time, the creek has been observed low as shown in the photo.
Any impact would be to buildable areas and for septic. And we’ve got good news!
- The property passed a percolation (perc) test: the soil drains sufficiently and it is deemed septic-ready, so you would want to place the septic closer to the front of the property. We’re in the process of checking with septic installers, as certain types of septic systems may be best fit for a property profile such as this.
- Neighboring homes built next door to this property have similar flood risk profiles, and this was easily managed by strategic placement of the house. If you’re putting your future home here, this leaves you with a generous 2-acre footprint to build!
Make this Property Yours!
What could you do with 23+ acres of raw land in Illinois with natural water features, clean air, and a plenty of trees? Go out to your backyard to spend the day relaxing by the creek and enjoying the shade of the mature trees on your property. You don’t need a trip to the park to appreciate the beauty of nature when you can set up your hike and picnic without leaving your land. In fact, walk a few hundred yards from your back door and set up your hunting blinds. Don’t let this property get away. It won’t last long at this price!
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Harvard is a city located in McHenry County, Illinois. The population was 9,447 at the 2010 census, and was 9,060 as of 1 July 2019. The city is 63 miles from the Chicago Loop and it is the last stop on the Union Pacific/Northwest Line. Because of this it is one of the last suburbs in the northwest Chicago Metropolitan Area before becoming more tied to rural regions. It is centrally located, only 26 miles from Rockford.
Living in Harvard offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Harvard and residents tend to have moderate political views.
According to a reviewer on niche.com, “Harvard is a small town with friendly people and a nonviolent place to live in. Safe to walk and being roped has a very little chance. Harvard has a nonbullying school, kids not bullied as other schools. The big fair that Harvard has, with exciting games and a parade. In the fair not only Harvard residents go, but also other people of other towns come to have fun as well.”