Rare, one-of-a-kind property for sale in Cass County. Located on 40 acres within walking distance of Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area, this is a horse lovers dream property. It was designed for serious horse enthusiasts; however it offers unlimited opportunities for all types of nature lovers. This outstanding property has everything you could ever need, including two riding arenas, a rustic lodge, fully stocked pond, 6 horse stalls, a large shed and much more!
Miles of fences provide controlled areas for your animals along with the look and feel of an upscale horse farm. Aerial photos show the natural setting with the privacy you seek. The lodge is spacious, well designed and offers the ambiance of a western mountain retreat, right here in Central Illinois. While hidden in this nature and conservation area, you’re just 30 minutes away from the conveniences of Springfield and charming small towns in the area.
Check out the video to appreciate all that this property has to offer and its versatility. Inside the home you’ll be pampered with natural wood floors, walls, and ceilings. It also features some recycled barn wood. Rooms are large and the ambiance means instant peace and relaxation. Welcome home! There are two large bedrooms, two bathrooms, a sauna, reading nook, kitchen, huge living room with bar and dining, laundry room and lots more room for expansion if desired.
The other half of the lodge building features six well-appointed horse stalls, tack area and more. Your horses will appreciate the showers and three area drains in the 30’ x 60’ section of the building. Next door is riding arena 1 that is 83’ x 60’ with great conveniences including power and lights. Watch friends or family ride in this arena from the comfort of the overlooking living room. The second riding area is an incredible 156’ x 72’ and you’ll be the envy of your equestrian loving friends for riding, lessons, training, or any other purposes. All facilities and buildings have been well designed to be a self-contained sanctuary for you, your family and your animals. The facilities also lend themselves to many different business opportunities.
A clear, deep pond means lots of fun and relaxation for family and friends. Kayak, fish or just enjoy watching the animals. The stocked pond provides fresh fish and great fishing fun. The pond area has electricity and two aerators keeping the waters clear year around. This property also has an established pasture with a shelter, as well as, two hydrants for clean drinking water. Nearly 7 acres is currently dedicated as an alfalfa field providing your animals with feed through the winter months.
If you’re into hiking, biking, bird watching, fishing, hunting, boating or horseback riding, you have it all right here. And being virtually next door to Panther Creek State Park you’ll have quick and easy access to the 16,500 acres of hunting and recreational land with three more lakes (Prairie Lake 210 acres, Gridley Lake 25 acres and Drake Lake 35 acres). There are 24 miles of mountain bike trails, 3 miles of hiking/jogging trails and 26 miles of equestrian trails. You can even ride from your new property to the state’s trails.
You won’t have to travel long distances to enjoy a lodge and the great outdoors. You’ll own it with the State Park at your doorstep for even more adventure. See the video to appreciate all this unique property has to offer and at a price that is …priceless. For more details or to schedule a showing, contact LandGuys Broker Jared Williams.
Lodge (2 bed, 2 bath)
60×60 building (including the lodge and horse stalls)
Spacious master bedroom (19×11) overlooking the horse stalls
reading nook (9×6)
Living Room 1 (19×17)
Living Room, bar, and dining ( 39×18)
Bedroom 2 (23×12)
Laundry Room (11.5×6)
2 Full Bathrooms
6 Horse Stalls (30×60) with 3 area drains
Horse wash room (11×9)
Riding Arena 1
Riding Arena 2
Heated with wood burned
2 Bay Hay Shed
3 sided (16×28)
Grain bin face tank (250 gallons)
Power available at pond