This Winnebago County 228 acres is a special find, with literally “something for everyone” that loves the outdoors and smart investment return from recreational property. Whitetail deer are plentiful and strong herd genetics make trophy whitetail hunting a sure thing on this highly diverse and habitat-rich property. A long history of food plots, ample access to farmland crops, and CRP filter strips combine to provide exactly the preferred whitetail habitat. Natural cover along edges, a wide variety of food sources, and numerous hideouts for trophy deer make this the place all the regional deer know and spend their time. Outstanding timber located throughout the property adds to the draw for deer as well as create favored roosting areas for turkey. Hardwoods provide cover and large oak trees shed highly desired acorns through the fall, attracting and keeping wildlife close.
This property is a waterfowler’s delight, with abundant water provided by the bordering Pecatonica River and multiple slough areas throughout the parcel. Jump-shooting fall ducks is a long tradition on this property and enjoying the classic hunting only a carefully laid spread of decoys can provide is easily accomplished on numerous open water areas.
Lastly, state-record levels of fishing is a bonus along the winding Pecatonica River, rounding out the “all-in-one” character of this incredibly beautiful parcel.
Good revenue is produced by cash-rent of the tillable acreage. A building site is located on the southeastern portion of the property, granting both investment potential for the long-term or options of developing a classic estate.
Located just minutes west of Rockford, Illinois, and less than an hour from the western suburbs of Chicagoland, access is easily gained from a blacktop county road fronting portions of the southeastern boundary. Proximity to amenities, long-term development potential, and quick drive time from metropolitan areas enhance the benefits of this standout property, making it the place you will want to spend as much time as possible.
This is truly a legacy property, where generations of family and friends can make memories and participate in outdoor activities every season of the year. Large, wildlife-oriented, and revenue-producing properties are a rare find. Call LandGuys to schedule your private showing of this highly diverse, classic, and high-quality parcel as you explore for yourself the best the outdoors can offer.