8407 W Council Hill Road

Galena, Illinois 61036

John D'Ambrogio

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Half Baths

Property Type
Single Family

Welcome to Marion Ridge, truly one of a kind property just outside of Galena IL. This home is a piece of art situated on 12 wooded acres nestled on top of a hill. This luxury western red cedar log home was handcrafted by the world renowned Pioneer Log Homes out of British Columbia. Entering the property you come in a gated private entryway with lighting the entirety of the drive. As you round the final turn you see this amazing home sitting on the hill side. Large porch off the front of the home. Going into the home you are greeted with a spacious foyer and distinctive tree feature. Entryway leads into the family room with vaulted ceilings floor to ceiling windows, beautiful brick double sided fireplace. Open flow from the family room into the kitchen. Kitchen has a large kitchen island, Hartland retro appliances and eat-in dining area. One of two master suites on the main floor. Large master bedroom with coffee bar, large closet, double head walk in shower, and two custom log vanities. Every room on the main floor has a sliding door out to the rear oversized deck. Going upstairs you have a good sized loft/office area. Second master suite with french doors that lead out to a private balcony. Second master has all the amenities that the main floor master has to offer. Two identical bunk rooms also reside upstairs and share a full bathroom. The lower level with exposed walkout creates so much entertaining space. Pool room with full bar, double sided fireplace, additional living room. Another large bedroom and bathroom. Sauna in the lower level, and wine cellar. Huge mudroom off the rear of the home with 5 separate storage lockers for owners/guests. Entrance from the lower level garage into the mudroom. Main Level heated garage with unique doors that open on the side creating a very cool effect. Amazing screened in outdoor kitchen with TV. Huge fire pit surrounded with boulders. Concrete patio off the rear of the home that leads down to the fire pit. Amazing sunsets from every level. Lots of furniture included with the property. Please ask for an exclusion list. Current owner leases 350 acres across the street for recreation/hunting. Prime midwest whitetail hunting, turkey hunting, fishing on the Galena river, camping, kayaking. Lease is not included in the price.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Log
Exterior Type: Cedar,Log
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas, Electric, Hot Water/Steam, Radiant
Main Level Primary Bedroom: Yes
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 11-15 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 4
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 6,000
Tax Amount: $15,824
Tax Year: 2019

Room Information
Living Room: 25X22 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14X10 - Main Level
Kitchen: 18X14 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 19X14 - Main Level
2nd Bedroom: 19X14 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 13X12 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 13X12 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 14X10 - Lower
2nd Kitchen: 27X25 - Main Level
Den: 18X13 - Lower
Mud: 26X23 - Walkout Basement
Recreation Rm: 37X20 - Walkout Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $15,824

Listing information updated 4/3/2021 at 12:23am

Listing Office: Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC

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Galena is located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. It is the largest city of its county, with a population of about 3,500. Galena was the previous home of Ulysses S. Grant. The community is listed on the National Register of…

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School District(s)
Galena USD 120
Elementary School
Galena Middle School, Galena Primary School
Middle School
Galena Middle School
High School
Galena High School

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8407 W Council Hill Road Galena, Illinois 61036 is a single family home currently listed at $1,495,000. 8407 W Council Hill Road features 5 bedroom(s) and 5 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since March 26th, 2021 and was built in 2010. Nearby schools include Galena Middle School, Galena Primary School, Galena High School. Want to learn more about 8407 W Council Hill Road Galena, Illinois 61036? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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