MLS #11144070 /
Single Family /
Sitting on 40 acres just north of Pecatonica this is the quintessential Northern IL farm property. This is a very versatile property with so much potential. The home was built in 1917, beautifully remodeled, all newer windows, fully insulated, walk up attic, and a great finished basement that has been waterproofed. Hardwood floors and all woodwork throughout the home has been custom made to match the original woodwork that is in the dining and living rooms. All electric and plumbing have been updated. Central A/C, natural gas. The kitchen has been updated with custom built Grabill Cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. The large first-floor master suite with attached bath has a jetted Jacuzzi tub, double vanity, glass block shower, and a beautiful custom master closet with loads of storage, and a hook up for a washer/dryer. Deck off master bedroom is perfect for that morning coffee. The large, finished basement has been completely updated for the "Farmhouse" look. Heated ceramic flooring that, that looks like wood, and walls are paneled with barnwood. The "man-cave" has a custom-built bar made from barn board. The built-in mirror behind the bar is from a horse stall that was in the barn. There is a bathroom and laundry room also located in the basement with the stackable Kenmore washer/dryer. There is also an old cistern off the basement that has been converted into a large walk-in storage area with a second oven. It could also be used as a "wine" cellar. This property has a nice circle drive. Entering off the main portion it takes you straight into the the overside heated 3 car garage. The garage has a door on the back so you can pull your boat or trailer right through. Garage has walkup attic and room for more storage. Off the north side of the drive it has a 40x70 pole barn with concrete floors providing tons of storage. Behind there and down the lane you have one of the most unique old barn in Northern Illinois, has been featured in several farm magazines and the book, "Barns of Illinois". This retired milking barn has a full loft above and a 30x60 lean attached. There is a huge concrete firepit pad. Room for animals if you would like to put in some pasture. Behind the buildings you have tons of timber and trails. Creek running through the property. There is a cool little waterfall with lights in the rear of the property creating a peaceful sitting area. Excellent deer hunting history.