Deep in the heart of the Shawnee Hills wine trail, sits a weekend retreat or idyllic home overlooking a beautiful stocked pond, teeming with huge bluegill, bass, redear and channel cats. A short drive in any direction guarantees a weekend full of fun and leisure. Visit any number of the wineries on the famous Shawnee Hills Wine Trail or take a hike in numerous state and federal parks located throughout the area. There is great fishing and boating opportunities at any one of the many lakes in the area. Cedar Lake is only 7 miles from the cabin, Kinkade Lake is 10 miles and Crab Orchard, Little Grassy and Devils Kitchen are all roughly 30 minutes from your front door step. As the sun sets, enjoy your own private pond as you sit on the large deck overlooking the glassy water.
Wide open spaces describes the room with a 23’ wooden ceiling on the main level with a loft above. The kitchen features granite counter tops with matching appliances with pond views. Whether cooking, dining or relaxing, enjoy overlooking your private paradise from the comfort of your home through the walls of windows. The main bathroom is convenient to the huge rear deck and middle level. The loft can serve as a family area, bedroom or both with ample space. The lowest level walks out to the pond and has a ½ bath and utility room that makes for a great family room, bedroom or combination room.
Miles of trails have been developed and maintained throughout the nearly 15 acre property with many varieties of planted trees, flowers and beautiful landscaping around the cabin. Enjoy a golf cart ride anywhere on property or take your UTV. There are many pine trees and cedars that provide greenery year round. There are two private entrances to this property with numerous building sites if you wish to develop the property for business, a winery, air B&B, cabin rentals or more.
For those who would call this home, it was designed to add on to the front or rear of the home. It’s wrapped with decks all around, including a huge 28×16 in the back. Trees have been strategically planted around the property for privacy. There is perfect space for your toys, tools and vehicles with two large sheds, one thoroughly wired. One is tucked in the woods; the other next to the pond with a 30×8’ deck and a large boat dock perfect for catching fish, swimming or launching the kayaks. There is a second dock in front of the cabin and a beautiful bridge that allows you to walk, hike or ride the golf cart around the lake. The property is located on a main road just 6 miles from the SIU campus with 1gig fiber optic available, along with city water. This is a rare opportunity for private luxury with the convenience of location for easy access to great restaurants, entertainment and more. So if you’re looking for a nearby weekend or vacation retreat, great business location, Air B&B or cabin rental be sure to check out this one of a kind opportunity. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a showing, contact LandGuys broker Jared Williams.