Expensive Homes on the Market in Central Illinois | Local News
The breathtaking 40 acre estate includes a magnificent custom home, horse facilities, and a fully finished outbuilding. Incredible secluded retreat property with ~ 35 acres of trees that offers a multitude of recreational and outdoor activities … quiet walks with nature, bird watching, 4 wheelers, hiking, deer or turkey hunting, and more! Beautiful details galore in the over 9,000 square foot brick and stone home with 6 bedrooms (or use one as a home office), 4 1/2 baths and a finished lower level with walkout. High ceilings and very open plan. Personalized everywhere! Relax and enjoy the spectacular views of nature and abundant wildlife from the expansive porch that spans the entire front of the house in a built-in gazebo that wraps around a patio along the back – or through the over 60 Anderson windows and doors (all with custom shades) – or the 2 upstairs balconies! Stunning entrance, with a unique chandelier and circular Amish built staircase leading to a deck / balcony that overlooks the family room, great room and kitchen. Exquisite stone fireplace from floor to ceiling (gas or wood-burning) in the great room. Kitchen with Cambria counters, dining table with matching Cambria top, Amish hickory cabinetry with soft close doors and sliding drawers, beautiful and durable hardwood floors through to dining area and in large pantry. Huge master bedroom with private balcony. Luxurious master bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, custom shower with 3 additional wall jets, rain shower head and hand sprayer, also a walk in closet, 2 sinks separated by a sitting area, tons of cabinets and a toilet seat heated (heated seats also in the jack-n-jill bathroom and the downstairs powder room)! All upstairs bedrooms have walk-in closets! Custom paintings by a local artist in the foyer, dining room, great room and bedroom! The lower level is finished with a 2nd full kitchen area, a 2nd floor to ceiling stone fireplace (gas or wood) and a 2nd huge potential laundry space with additional storage, cabinets, counter and sink. (The stairs to the lower level are wide enough to accommodate a chairlift, if required.) The lower level also has a private walkout and a private stair exit to the garage. Perfect for in-laws, adult children or guests! Giant bonus room above the garage with 4 large skylights – ideal for the recreation room, training facilities or additional storage. 6 panel oak doors and trim in Amish construction. Attached 4-car insulated garage, each bay with an 8×10 overhead door. 10,000 gallon fiberglass inground pool with heater, sand filter and salt chlorine generator. Professional landscaping around the house, with brick pavers on the pool deck, driveways and in front of the garage. A delight for artists for sure! Horse lover – this is your dream property! Horse Barn (40×64) with 6 horse boxes – each with a drain and 5 with exit doors. Horse Barn also includes a salon, saddlery, secluded ground floor and upstairs haymaking with chute and loading elevator. The riding arena building (60×120) is attached to the stable via an isolated interior corridor and a horse washing bay. PVC fencing for pasture is included but not installed. Small business owners, hobbyists or DIY enthusiasts will be in heaven! A huge fully finished outbuilding (60×120) includes a warehouse / warehouse building with cement floors and a 14 ‘overhead door. The front half is a 60×60 insulated warehouse with heating and air conditioning, integrated car / truck freight elevator, drain, attic for more storage and enclosed office space. The rear half is a 60×60 cold room (also with a loft) which separates from the shop area with both an entrance door and an internal 14 ‘overhead door. For added peace of mind, a commercial-size propane generator powers all buildings in the event of a power failure. A commercial-grade well serves the entire complex. Geothermal heating and cooling – 2 separate units with 6 zones in total. 2×6 construction. ADT security system. Close to Moraine View State Park and less than 30 minutes from Bloomington / Normal.