U.S. Marine Hospital is a wonderful historic edifice just waiting for restoration or reuse as single family home, corporate retreat etc. The original U.S. Marine Hospital sign is still above the front entrance. Magnificent detailed metal stair case winds from the basement up to the belvedere which offers fantastic views of the city and surrounding farms. The upper floors offer large rooms, the largest of the upper three rooms measures approximately 17 X 32 feet and the ceilings are 12 to 14 feet high. Doors and windows are immense with a 4' x 9' foot front door. The quality of the construction was second to none. The hospital sits on mostly wooded acres with many black walnut and other trees. There is a beautiful extremely old white oak tree on the grounds that measures over twelve feet in diameter. There are two partial stone foundations on the grounds, one of which may be from an admitting building, as it is down by the river where the steamboats docked. All of the non supporting walls have been removed from the upper floors leaving four large rooms on each floor, not including very large hallways. All walls in the basement, or first floor are still present. This floor includes the kitchen, laundry room, vegetable storage room, the furnace room, family dining room, 1/2 bath, and closet as well as a hallway. All of the original plumbing fixtures have been removed. The basement is heated by an oil fired boiler and baseboard units. Some of the windows have been replaced, others need repair or replacement. No windows are included in the belvedere. These will be large measuring 4 x 8 feet. The porches have been removed, but the original stone footings are still on the property. Original moulding and trim are still present. The original staircase is mostly intact. A new well was drilled in 1996. Several fireplaces/wood burning stoves are located throughout. Square footage is an approximation and includes all three levels. New roof surface in 2019.
If you've longed for a piece of history, this 1940's farmstead fits the bill. This iconic, Americana farm property features a structurally sound 4 BR, 1 BTH home and is surrounded by 112.86 acres. The home has original wood flooring, staircase and tin ceiling in living area. These original features are fantastic highlights of the home and can be utilized as the focus of a home transformation. There are numerous outbuildings, including a peg and post barn. The property also generates income from 24 Acres in CRP and an additional 34 acres of rented tillable ground. The balance of the property is timber and is home to various forms wildlife. (Deer pics from bordering property). There are several streams on the property including the north branch of Plum Creek. The options for this property are plenty, whether looking for a hunting lodge that generates income, a remodeling project, or the longing to satisfy a dream of country living this property could fulfill a multitude of wants.
A stately historic farmhouse, totally remodeled since 2005, sits in full view as you approach up the long lane. The home features 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, large kitchen/dining/ living area as well as a second living area and half bath all on the main floor. Up the open staircase you will find four bedrooms and a full bath. The master bedroom has access to a walk-up attic and a full front porch balcony. The wiring, plumbing, roof, rear deck, kitchen and baths are all new since 2005. There are approximately 51 acres of pasture, 55 tillable and 50 of woods. The pasture and tillable are currently cash rented. There is also a spring-fed stream on the property offering pond or water feature potential near the house. This property offers country living at its best as well as excellent hunting, access to two roads and fabulous views from the high ground.
An exquisite Equestrian Center located on the border,outside of the Galena Territory Resort. This property offers multiple horse barns with stalls & tack rooms. 66 x 34 Steel Building offers in floor heat, water & electric-includes a horse shower stall, tack room, storage, & 6 stalls. Approximately 25 +/- acres of pasture/paddocks with Shelters. A stream runs through the property. The land offers 3 cross county trails & 60 +/- jumps. 2nd Barn Milk barn has 2 levels - on lower level there are 7 more stalls, tack room, & storage - center of floor has floor drains - upper level offers storage for hay. 3rd barn Arena Barn offers an indoor lighted arena measuring a massive 176' x 82', plus an attached 44' x 32' Viewing room with a kitchen, full & half bath,a Guest quarters room, plus office/living room area. There are three sliding doors and one overhead door for arena access and to offer great views of the area outside the arena, when doors are open in good weather! There is also a large outdoor arena overlooking the acreage. The home was remodeled in 1993 & offers 3 bedrooms & 1 full bath with a Front entry porch, a back deck to overlook the property & a detached garage. Currently income producing with approximately 25 borders. Plus, keep in mind the location - just outside the Galena Territory which offers an additional 45 +/- acres of horse back riding trails if you are an Owner - Current Seller has a lot in the Territory that could be negotiated as part of the Contract if Buyer has interest. Sizes are approximate (as per the Assessor cards) Property consists of 2 Parcel ID #'s.
Calling all hunters and horse enthusiasts. Come check out this stunning recreational farm on 160+/- acres of wooded wonderland. Lots of privacy and seclusion on this beautiful piece of land which has a portion of Kentucky Creek (leads to the Apple River) flowing through, a large pond, and serene pasture. The welcoming tree-lined driveway leads you to your private estate which has 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and plenty of other bonus rooms. Upon entering the main floor you’ll find the spacious formal dining room and a large room currently used as an in-home office.Continue on to find the large kitchen with beautiful cabinets, center island with cooktop, stainless appliances, eat-in dining room, and a large pantry. You’ll also find the spacious living room area with a wood burning fireplace and a 4 seasons room with vaulted ceilings overlooking the valley with the creek and pond in sight. Upstairs you’ll find the very large master bedroom with incredible master bath. The master bath looks like something out of a magazine with it’s separate vanities, large walk in shower, and a bubblier soaking tub. On the upper level you’ll also find an additional bedroom with a private bath, 2 additional bonus rooms (one being used as a craft room currently), a nicely updated bathroom, and a phenomenal laundry area with tons of storage and room for folding. Head to the walk-out lower level where you’ll find the warm and welcoming family room with a wood burning fireplace, and 2 additional spacious bedrooms. If you’re not out enjoying the acreage there are still plenty of outdoor activities for you to enjoy including the covered front porch area and expansive multi-tiered deck with outdoor grilling station. There are many outbuildings including a 4 car garage with storage up above, approx 2500 square foot pole building with 3 horse stalls with run-outs, and 2 run-in buildings/lean to’s. Enjoy multiple trails while riding horses, hiking, or riding ATV's. There is also a train car bridge to get across the creek. This stunning property is just a short distance from Apple Canyon Lake and Stagecoach Trail. Call today to line up your personal tour of this gorgeous piece of property.
Realistically priced in Jo Daviess County as a 856+/- acre FARM at $4550 per acre. This property includes two 2-story farmhouses (both rented), 216.54+/- acres of tillable land, of which 77.97+/- acres are in a CRP contract through 2024, 167.96+/- acres of rented pasture, and approximately 411+/- acres of full canopy forest, most of which has had no harvesting for at least 40+/- years and contains marketable timber, 6 ponds, 3 streams, spring, rugged terrain for hunting and recreation. Property also includes an additional 60+/- acres which includes the Storybrook Country Club, front 9 of the 18-hole golf course, a practice range, clubhouse bar & restaurant facility which has potential to be converted to a home, school or other type of commercial business facility if desired . The golf course could revert to additional farmland. Property features .70 mile frontage on the Great River Road (IL Hwy 84), and 2.4 miles of frontage on Storybrook Road (a Township Road). One of the homes is totally hidden from view back a .4 mile lane. Current income in rents and CRP total $56,000+/- annually. It is a great location and seven tax parcels offers exceptional opportunities to the next owner. Much of the farm is visible from the miles of road frontage and driveways. A bonus feature is the JDCF cultural heritage preserve, an ancient Indian village site directly across Hwy 84 from this listing. NOTE: Present owners desire selling only as one large farm, with no interest in dividing it. Taxes based on seven Tax ID's.
School Dist: Sq. Ft.: Bathrooms: Bedrooms: Total Acres:
River Ridge 0 2 4 856.33
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