Barnes - Brooklyn Farm

234 Acres Prime Hunting Land For Sale Barnes – Brooklyn Farm

Asking Price $2,136/acre = $499,800

Total acres


Cropland Acres

8.72 acres in two fields are still considered to be cropland but most recently have been used for wildlife food plots. This farm is enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Enhanced Program (CREP) and a permanent conservation easement has been sold to the Schuyler County Soil & Water Conservation District. Permitted activities include hunting, logging (under the terms of an approved forestry management plan), and oil drilling.

Real Estate Taxes

$1,385.44 for ’16 paid in ‘17




A mile east of Brooklyn, Illinois. State Route 101 bisects the property.



The north portion has mature timber and is prime hunting property with abundant signs of whitetail deer. Trail cameras show bobcats are present. The portion of the farm south of the highway was planted to trees for a hardwood forest restoration in 2001. The mature timber north of the highway was last logged over twenty years ago under a professional forestry plan.


The previous hunting lease expired at the end of February, 2017. No lease is in effect.




The portion of the land that is largely in the flood plain is in the Conservation Reserve Enhanced Program (CREP), with a perpetual Conservation Easement granted to the Schuyler County Soil and Water Conservation District. The conservation plan includes reforestation of hardwoods on higher elevation in the flood plain, with natural wildlife habitat regeneration on the lower elevations. See links below for more information.

The links below will take you to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Web sites that include more information on the CREP program:

CREP Commonly Asked Questions



Click on the following buttons to link to more information. Interested buyers should investigate and understand the terms of the Conservation Reserve Enhanced Program (CREP).

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FSA Aerial

AgriData Inc. Aerial Map

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Schuyler County, Illinois