This property offers the best of country living among the rolling hills and sweeping valley views of northwest Illinois. Newly remodeled, this house is fresh in every way: excellent kitchen amenities, spacious great room layout, attached two-car garage, finished walk-out basement, new roof, and blacktop driveway make this a stand-out location for living the country dream. Only a few minutes north of Mt. Carroll, this is the ideal location to be close enough for convenience yet far enough away for freedom.
Situated in a large stand of mature hardwood timber and towering evergreens, with groomed trails and a wonderful stocked pond, the entire property is a treasure for the family or outdoorsman seeking privacy, adventure, and opportunity to live a country lifestyle.
Views from the balcony deck of the house encopmass the trails, the orchard, and the pond, making time spent in and around the home an immersion in the woodlands. Self-sufficient minded owners may take advantage of the fruit trees, plant a garden, and enjoy the benefits of harvesting their own game. This region is home to a very strong deer herd, with excellent genetics for antler growth and body mass. Additionally, turkey, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, and a variety of small game make this woodland their home. Bass and sunfish are stocked in the pond, which has a powered aerator and is over 15’ deep, assuring high oxygen content in the water and protecting from winter freezes. The clear water is a major draw, promising family fun and year-round fishing opportunity.
Hiking the many trails affords opportunity to enjoy a variety of plant species and untold varieties of trees. The ferns grow thick in summer, with hard rock outcroppings giving way to gentle valleys and lush ridges. Natural game trails funnel deer and turkey into key areas of the property as well as provide excellent recreational opportunities for ATV’s and horses. The private shooting range is located in the thickest portion of the woods, with distances for handgun, rifle, or bow. All the options a sportsman could want are only a few steps away from home in this mixed-use location.
Three bedrooms, a spacious great room, open dining area, and well-appointed kitchen make this a great place to call home or the perfect weekend cabin. Spend time in the country in comfort! The walk-out basement is finished and offers utility space for family and friends. The basement bathroom was upgraded and ample storage remains. Additional storage is available in the metal shed and heated woodshop area. Equipment for effective management of the property is available as part of the purchase negotiation.
Immediate sale and transfer available, allowing time to settle in before the fall hunting seasons.
See this ideal location in Carroll County by calling LandGuy broker LT Taylor at 815-441-9750.