About Illinois

Not Your Average Illinois Horse Properties

Illinois may be known as the “most average state,” but our horse farms and ranches are anything but ordinary. The Prairie State offers just plentiful pastureland and room to roam. Fortunately, our horse properties for sale in Illinois offer beautiful scenery alongside unrivaled function. Browse our listings below and find your piece of farmland today.

Features of our Properties

Whether you’re looking to house two horses or twenty, we have ample options in property features. Because Illinois is mostly flat, it’s easy to find farms and ranches that provide all of the functions you need even with modestly sized acreage. When looking at horse farms for sale in Illinois, be sure to consider all of the activities you wish to offer. As the leading curator of Illinois horse properties, we are pleased to offer comprehensive ranch features including:

  • Abundant farm and pastureland
  • Water features like streams and ponds
  • Privacy fences and screens
  • Unzoned acreage
  • Barns and storage structures

That’s just the beginning of what our properties have in store, no matter how many horses you have.


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If you’re ready to learn more about our ranches and farms in Illinois, contact the listing agent who directly represents the property locally. You can also reach us using our easy online contact form.


Kankakee County - Waterfront Home w/ 6 Acres! Addtl Acres Available For Purchase

Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois

Built by Hemenover & Caron Architects. Waterfront property off Rt 113 on approx 6 acres-about 360' of riverfront. The private drive leads to a landscaped circle that brings you to the home nestled in the trees. Architectural appointments include the glass entry. Other quality details are the beautiful trim, doors, & built-ins, along with the well-designed floor plan for privacy in bedrooms. The master bedroom incl gorgeous views of the lawn to the river, 2 master baths, 2 tubs, sauna, 2 walk-in closets, & a fireplace in the bedroom. Fantastic white kitchen with Corian counters, island, walk-in pantry&built-in display cabinetry. Large sun room. The amazing dining & living rooms are spacious & inviting.The sunk-in living room has a cathedral ceiling, a fireplace, & tons of windows to view the expansive yard & river. The lower level incl a 2nd kitchen with smoker. Family room & rec room together span approx 54'x28'-NO posts or pillars. Possibly 17 add'l acres adjoining. Call for details.

Lisa Sanford , Real Living Speckman Realty, Inc.

6.00 ACRES
8424 SQ FT
“Little piece of heaven!” 10+ Acre Hobby / Horse Farm, 2 HOUSES, Barn, Arena

Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

“A little piece of heaven!” -- is what people say when they first step on this property! The property has two custom ecologically-designed homes with lots of character including large windows in the great room that overlook the pastures. Imagine each day watching horses graze as the sun rises. Each house also offers a deck and sunroom on the south side for that extra bit of warmth. Both are move-in ready with bathrooms, kitchen and flooring which have been recently updated and provide easy maintenance. So many incredible features, be sure to take a look! Two houses provide many options for additional family, rental income or staff. “One in five Americans live in a multi-generational household.” (2016 Pew Research Center) The 10.3 acre property has large trees surrounding the main house, beautifully maintained pastures and is located just minutes from Grafton. There is easy access to shopping in either Alton or Jerseyville. It’s also minutes from the Great River Road (a National Scenic byway) and Pere Marquette State Park with approx. 20 miles of horse trails. You must see this well-designed property and all it has to offer. Shown by appointment only.

Miriam Browning

10.30 ACRES
2844 SQ FT
10 - 20 Acre Equestrian Facility - Rural meets Luxury - Wilmington, IL

Wilmington, Will County, Illinois

RURAL MEETS LUXURY - 10-20 ACRE EQUINE FACILITY PLUS ALL BRICK RANCH HOME; 6,000 TOTAL SQ FT, 4-6 BR, 3.5 BA, INDOOR ARENA & STALL BARN +6 ACRES FENCED PASTURE. Horse property w/room to expand or repurpose the 12,000 sq ft outbuilding for business, hobby or collection. 3 BR, 2.5 BA & 13+ ft ceilings on main floor. BEAUTIFUL KITCHEN; SS Appliances; Double Oven; Full sized Refrigerator & Freezer, Quartz counters, Eat-at Island, Canned lighting & Open to Large Dining Room w/FP. Master BR; tray ceiling, His & Hers closets & sinks; tub & separate shower. FULL FINISHED BASEMENT perfect for In-Law Suite / Related Living; BR, BA, family room, media room, eating area, office, gym & craft rooms (or additional BRs). 3-car garage & generator! Pole Building; 66x120 arena; sand footing; concrete aisle; room for 15 stalls (12x12); 4 stalls finished w/mats); feed, tack/viewing room. Zoned A-1. Original owner. Move-in-ready. Additional 10 acres available for $110,000 or $765,000 as a package deal.

Amy Rogus , Century 21 - Affiliated

10.00 ACRES
6000 SQ FT

Seneca, Lasalle County, Illinois

THIS PROPERTY HAS IT ALL BUT ONE THING FOR SURE IS LOCATION!Situated in the Heart of Starved Rock Country. Less than a mile from the Illinois River w/boating & marinas, in one of the best school districts anywhere in the area & extra low tax rate! 23+ acres of woods,ravines, 2 ponds -1 stocked for fishing, 1 swimming,not to mention a 5000 sq. ft. MOL Home w/full mostly finished walkout Lower Level. Quality upgrades & amenities up & down. Beautiful Cooks Kitchen w/custom cherry cabinetry & granite counter tops, walk-in pantry,Great room w/volume ceilings, floor to ceiling stone fireplace w/custom carved mantel, antler chandelier. Custom Master Suite w/private bath & oversized walk-in tile shower w/partly heated floor. Guest suite has private bath & sep. shower. Incredible Lower Level w/Huge Rec Rm, study or bedroom & exercise room. Property incl a 64x40 det 8 car garage w/Man Cave area & basement. 40x110 Pole barn w/10 horse stalls, htd. floors,1/2 bath, wash bay,12x12 Tack Rm,30x55 bld.

George Shanley , Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group

23.74 ACRES
5000 SQ FT
Unique 20 acre horse property w / brick ranch home surrounded by acres of woods.

Marseilles, Lasalle County, Illinois

Brick ranch home on hill surrounded by acres of woods. Finished walk-out basement perfect for related living. Open design ...home great for family gatherings. 3500 sq ft including lower level. 20 acres with 10 open rolling pasture, 10 wooded - great for trail riding or hunting. Oudoor riding arena overlooks 1/2 acre stocked pond. Enjoy the peace and beauty of nature - sit on the front porch swing and watch your horses graze in the green pasture, see the deer venturing out of the woods, hear the bullfrogs in the pond. Property located at end of dead-end residential road - no highway traffic. No cornfields surrounding property.

Julie Kersten

20.00 ACRES
3500 SQ FT
SOLD!!! Country living at its best with this 5.5 acre horse farm

Marseilles, Lasalle County, Illinois

Country living at its best! Now available as the original farm on 5.5 acres for $319,900. (Also available as 10.57ac for $365,000) This is a turn-key horse farm! This lovely farmhouse is updated thruout with a newer gourmet kitchen, master bath, 4-season Sun room w/fireplace, siding & several windows, new carpeting, 2013 roof & water heater. NICOR heat--no propane. Also features wrap-around porch & fenced dog yard. Newer barn has heated rec room w/fireplace & flat screen TV, added parking, storage & horse stall with dutch door access to front pasture. Detached 2 car garage is heated. Main barn has more horse stalls, direct access to turnouts, multiple pasture areas, quonset for storage, run-in shed with storage area & chicken coop. Most fencing is hi-grade, 3-rail PVC. Also available is 4.9 more acres for total of 10.57ac for $365,000. 4.9ac has 2 subdivision lots (now pasture) & 2.4ac pasture. $450 assn fee/yr allows use of subdivision's 22ac stocked lake & pavilion. For Virtual Tour, go to www.MarseillesHorseFarm.com To see all my horse farm listings and recent sales, go to www.EquestrianPropertySpecialist.com

Susan Chylek , Keller Williams Realty Infinity

5.50 ACRES
1702 SQ FT



Oswego, Kendall County, Illinois

5 ACRE FARMETTE - ALL NEW INSIDE!! All Brick Bungalow style farmhouse; 4 BR or 3BR w/Office, 2 Baths (1 on 1st Floor); 1569 Sq Ft. Rehabbed in 2018 and includes new windows throughout, darker stained hardwood floors throughout, 42’ kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Corian counters, neutral paint colors, white trim; stained 6 panel solid doors & canned lighting. Extra wide front porch is covered and could easily be screened in or enclosed. Full Basement is bright with plenty of windows and tall ceilings. Finish off a family room and bedroom. 2 Outbuildings; Machine Shed is 30x60 and Finishing House / Pole Barn is 30x90. 2-Car Detached Garage. Beautiful country location with easy commute to Oswego or Plainfield. Additional acreage may be available. Zoned A-1; Ag businesses, horses / livestock allowed, collectors. First time offered for sale outside of the family in 80 years!! Move in now and make the outside your own this summer!

Amy Rogus , Century 21 - Affiliated

5.00 ACRES
1668 SQ FT
Super Priced Horse Property in Grayslake IL, just 1 Hour from Chicago.

Grayslake, Lake County, Illinois

Super location and super priced, ready to go horse property in quiet unincorporated Grayslake. Quiet cul de sac street of similar properties. Be in the country yet only 1 hour to Chicago by road or rail. Almost 5 acres with 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home, huge barn with 4 12x12 ft large stalls and room for more. 12 x 12 Tack room, storage for 300 bales of hay above, and plenty more storage. Two fenced paddocks with run ins, sacrifice pen at rear of barn. Water and electric to barn - 30amp service. (Considered a 5 acre lot and therefore 5 horses allowed - buyer to verify with county, 1 horse per acre.) Rear acreage is fully fenced, 100's of mature trees. House has many updates, fresh paint, new carpets. Many updates completed in last 4 years including A/C, Well pump, water softener, fans, lights, switches, exterior shutters. Full list available. Split level style home with unfinished basement that can provide more storage or could be finished. Propane tank for property gas supply

Corinne Guest , Barrington Realty Company

5.00 ACRES
2080 SQ FT
Gorgeous custom built home on 6.3 + / - acres with detached shed and pond.

Dow, Jersey County, Illinois

The highlights of this property include 6.3+/- acres, mature trees and pine borders, approx. 1/2 acre pond, detached garage/workshop, and deck with above ground pool.

Nicholas Cain , Tarrant and Harman Real Estate and Auction Co.

6.38 ACRES
3716 SQ FT
Prestigious Barrington Hills Estate on the Barrington HIlls Riding Trails

Barrington, McHenry County, Illinois

Spectacular Barrington Hills Estate being sold for the first time by a high end home builder. Construction second to none. Top quality materials used throughout this home. Home is very private, nestled in the woods. 2 Morton Buildings with blacktopped driveways to both. The property is laid out with natural screening from the out buildings but a short walk away. Beautiful views. Over 150 miles of Riding trails adjacent to the back of the property.

Kathleen Linning , HomeSmart Connect

8.10 ACRES
7700 SQ FT

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