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.


Country charm, modern convenience! NEW PRICE!

Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois

Country life at its best! This sprawling ranch sits on over 13 acres of hickory, oak and walnut trees. Fantastic open floor plan, the best of 70s architecture. Updated kitchen with cherry cabinets and high end appliances. Expanded basement features a billiard room, rough in for 3rd bath and lots of space with 8" ceilings and exterior access. Bring your family, horses, chickens, ATVs, snowmobiles and boat. Two stall horse barn and fenced pastures in the back. 30x40 2dr pole barn, multiple sheds. Fruit trees and landscaping galore! Watch the wildlife from the beautiful and serene screened porch. Giant recroom/bonus for the kids, or hosting a party for the big game! 2 sided, 2 story brick fireplace opens to great room & dining area. Office can be 4th bedroom. Lots of closet space. New roof on house garden shed and horse barn! The yard is a gardeners dream with plenty of perennial beds. A bird and butterfly paradise! Perfect for entertaining large groups of friends and family. Come find your retreat! Train 15 mins, Lake Geneva 20 min

Laura Zarembski , Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Realty

13.14 ACRES
2643 SQ FT
25 beautiful acres; house, barn, wooded trails - Open House Sunday 10.21.18 1 - 4

Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois

This unique twenty-five acre property has it all - house, barn, and land! Quintessential small-town Princeton, Illinois is only three miles away. Eighteen holes of golf across the road. Board the Amtrak Zephyr, and you're in the Chicago Loop. Time for us to say good-bye. And for you to call this amazing place home.

Mark Horwath

25.17 ACRES
3000 SQ FT

Crete, Will County, Illinois

Equestrian Estate - PRICE REDUCED - QUALIFIED FORMAL OFFERS ACCEPTED Situated in the pastoral setting of Crete, Illinois is Dooley Farms. Your completely outfitted Equestrian Estate is Blue Ribbon Ready, with a gated security entry. This dream horse farm offers 120 acres of prime luxury and security that you look for in a state-of-the-art property. Sitting just 4.2 miles from HITS Balmoral Park, the latest jewel in the crown for Crete, Illinois. When you want to relax after a hard day's work you can settle into the main house, a 5035 sq. ft. retreat! The move-in ready property has the distinction of boundless picturesque trails and wildlife wetlands for your riding pleasure. Multiple turnouts are abundant. Your horses will enjoy pastures, a sand turnout and three multi-acre paddocks, 20 Matted Morton Stalls, Indoor Arena, Outdoor lighted arena and more. Your guests will enjoy a 2,065 sq. ft. guest home with 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath with third bath plumbed and ready in lower level with ejector pump, basement and a two-car garage. In addition, there is a beautiful manufactured home that serves as a lovely space for farm help or additional guests. The home is 1800 sq. ft. Manufactured Home is manicured perfection. A 40-Acre tillable farm grows corn and soybean; you can even grow your own hay supply. The farmer for the acreage has been with the farm for 40 years, and is happy to keep farming for this turnkey program. In your downtime take a stroll through fruit trees or even the grape vineyards. Even the kids will enjoy their very own playhouse fit for royalty with a kitchenette and two lofts. There are endless possibilities for this estate. Happy trails, they are all yours at Dooley Farms.

Joe Dooley

120.00 ACRES
5035 SQ FT
Suburban horse property, 4 riding blocks from 100's of miles of CCFPD trails....

Palos Park, Cook County, Illinois

Stunning, unique 'Heart of the Park' Palos Park home. Walking distance to the Palos Village Green or Plush Horse ice cream parlor. Newly remodeled kitchen, new roof, new furnace and A/C, freshly painted ready for your decorating touches. Main level addition features handicapped accessible muti-purpose area for your in-laws, your kids play area, your home office or your own main level master, you decide. Outstanding outdoor space with a new trek type deck, a stone patio and a waterfall & bridge between.

Catherine Maier , RE/MAX 1st Service - Orland Park, IL

1.00 ACRES
3500 SQ FT
Spectacular 58 Acre farm with Horse barn

Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois

This spectacular home has something for everyone. The kitchen is large and open to the living room area, there is also a private setting room off of the kitchen. Kitchen has granite counter tops and newer appliances.The master bedroom has a stone walk-in shower and large walk-in closet. There are 4 bedrooms on the main floor and 2 bathrooms. In basement is a nice family room with wood burning fireplace and a wet bar. Also in the basement is a movie theater with leather stadium style recliners. The 5th bedroom is located in the basement and has its own bathroom with whirlpool tub. If this isn't enough there is also a game room in basement with a 1/2 bath. There is a laundry mud room area upstairs and also a place for laundry in the basement. There is a large in-ground salt water pool with new liner and filter. Large insulated pole building 40 x 60 with heat, half basket ball court, 3/4 bath and a loft.

KRIS NALLEY , Fayette County Real Estate

58.00 ACRES
5026 SQ FT
Dreams Can Come True

Harvard, McHenry County, Illinois

Dreams Can Come True! Unload the horses and let them roam on this lovely 5 acre homestead. Fenced and crossed fence to maximize pasture land. 44x30 barn has 6 stalls and ride year round in the 110x60 Arena, completely wired in conduit. Arena has a 14 ft clearance which allows for plenty of room for jumping. The barn offers an opportunity to do some boarding and make some extra money. This traditional log home in tip top shape, Schrock Kitchen cabinets and Cambria quartz countertops, 6 panel doors through out, greatroom wired for surround, and the house is wired for a generator. Enjoy the sunrises from the 45 foot covered porch or watch the storms roll in from the sunroom. Vermont Castings wood stove will warm the whole house. Roof 2008, A/C 2012, Furnace 2003, generator panel is wired. Attic over garage for storage, full basement has finished workshop space and access to the crawl under the sunroom.

Becky Kirchner, REALTOR, e-PRO, GRI, GREEN , RE/MAX Plaza

5.00 ACRES
2226 SQ FT

Riverwoods, Lake County, Illinois

Do you like the country feel with city conveniences? This is the home for you and horses! Riverwoods is a small affluent suburb on the North Shore of Chicago. Located only 16 miles from the Chicago O'Hare Airport for your traveling plans. Downtown Chicago is only 24 miles by car and the commuter train is such a convenient mode of transportation to get into the city. The area expressways and tollways get you where you want to go! Horseback ride through the forest preserves of Lake and Cook county. The Des Plaines River Trail is 56 miles of trails for riding, hiking, biking and cross country skiing. The trail runs along the river and having such a lush trail just outside your door is truly a wonderful asset to the property value. This is truly an urban oasis!

Beth Duffy , Atproperties.com

3.90 ACRES
14000 SQ FT
Elburn 6 Acre Farmette For Sale

Elburn, Kane County, Illinois

This 6 acre farmette includes a 4 stall horse barn, machine shed, fenced pasture, and lean-to for live stock. Property has potential to build a riding arena! The charming 5 bedroom 2 bath house has a first floor master with potential for expansion. Kitchen was updated 2017. Baths updated 2017 & 2018. Roof updated 2014 and upstairs windows update 2015. Close to Metra station & I88. 4 stall barn 40.5 ft x 40.5 ft, machine shed 24 ft x 40.5 ft, Lean-to 20 ft x 40 ft.

Tammy McCure , Baird & Warner

6.00 ACRES
2200 SQ FT
Storybook 5 Acre Farmette in Marengo, IL

Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois

Storybook Farmette on 5 Rolling Acres with Beautiful Views. American 4 Square Completely Renovated/Updated in 2014 Features a Beautifully Re-Done Kitchen w/Large Windows overlooking the Property and New Stainless Steel Appliances. Mostly new Drywall throughout, Electric and Plumbing Redone, New High Efficiency Furnace, Water Heater, Softener, New Vinyl Siding and Metal Wrapped Trim around all Windows. Gorgeous Cedar Shake Roof Restored and Refinished by Barrington Roof Doctors. 5 Acres w/Large Pasture and Cement Paddock off Large Red Barn, ideal for Horses or Livestock. Barn has room for several Stalls and Loft w/ramp, there is also a Milk House, a Detached 4 Car Garage, Beautiful finished and insulated "She Shed", a Goat House, Chicken Coop and large Corn Crib with 2 Large Doors suitable for Motorhome or Large Boat. New metal Roofs on all Outbuildings. 8 Apple Trees and 2 Organic Gardens! Cloud Based Video Security System too! Live the Dream in this Idyllic Setting!!

James Bohlander , RE/MAX Connections II

8.00 ACRES
2500 SQ FT
Log home retreat on 16+ acres with log stable, 2nd residence & pole barn

Antioch, Lake County, Illinois

Hand-crafted 10" western red cedar log home on 16- acre private retreat in the heart of IL horse country Log stable with covered porch overlooking oak-fenced riding arena Caretaker's 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence with 2 1/2 car garage 40' x 60' pole barn with heated shop and four overhead doors. Three oak-fenced pastures with two automatic Nelson waters Raised bed gardens, orchard 30' above-ground pool and Hot Springs six-person hot tub Overlooks hundreds of acres of natural area protected by permanent conservation easement. Lights of Wilmot, WI Ski area dance in the distance on winter evenings Nearby Chain O'Lake State Park has miles of well-maintained riding trails Note: Owner is a licensed Illinois real estate managing broker for Eve B. Lee & Associates

Eve Lee , Eve B. Lee & Associates

16.00 ACRES
3448 SQ FT

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