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.


Contact Us to Find Your Illinois Horse Property



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.


10 beautiful acres with ALL BRICK custom built home in stunning Bull Valley, IL

Bull Valley, McHenry County, Illinois

Just shy of 10 lovely acres with wildlife all around! Plenty of space to build the perfect horse outbuilding! Transformer box already in place at front of property to power whatever you need! This property is tranquil and private but close to Crystal Lake, Woodstock and McHenry for shopping, Metra commuter train and anything else you might need! Come check out this fabulous home and property built for over 800K now listed at only $449,999--seller's loss is your opportunity!

Maureen Fiedler , Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Starck Real Estate--Crystal Lake

9.80 ACRES
4772 SQ FT
Family Compound

Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois

2 Properties in one! Can be converted into Horse Property with Ease! This family compound has so many amenities and possibility! 2 Residences with 3 beds and 3 baths each. Combined lot size is close to 8 acres! Minutes from charming downtown Woodstock this property offers peaceful views and tranquility and all the offerings and function of a working farm, ranch, etc. You will find 3 large outbuildings with many uses. In ground pool, tennis court and koi ponds with gardens complete this truly special space. Taken care of with meticulous detail. A pleasure to view! Listed separately in MLS under 12604 and 12608 Collins.

Roxana Naughton , Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck

7.50 ACRES
5000 SQ FT
Country charm, modern convenience! NEW PRICE!

Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois

NEW ROOF coming soon! 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. 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
Polo anyone?

Elgin, Kane County, Illinois

Welcome to gracious living on 58 acres . Play polo in your own backyard. This custom built home instantly welcomes you. So many fine design details and fabulous open floor plan. Enjoy the cooks kitchen with all the bells and whistles and the most wonderful walk in pantry. The home hosts gorgeous wood floors and trim from a tobacco farm in Georgia. A coveted 1st floor master with super sized spa bath enjoys vista's of the glorious property and pond. A paneled gentleman's office is a masterpiece and perfect for working from home.Upstairs all 4 bedrooms are ensuite and there is another laundry and loft area for relaxing or reading. The lower level plays host to a media room, play area, bar, workout & locker room and his and her bathrooms. Above the garage is an fully fitted apartment for guests. There is a caretakers home attached to the 13 stall barn and an additional 20 run stalls. This is a must see property for the connoisseur of life!

Judy Gibbons , Jameson SOTHEBY'S

54.00 ACRES
3 BR / 2.5 BA Home on 40 Acre Farm With 6 Pastures!

Athens, Menard County, Illinois

40 ACRE farm with room for HORSES, 6 PASTURES, lovely home with 3br/2.5BA, partially finished basement, hardwood floors on main floor, large master suite with private master bath. walk-in closets in all bedrooms invisible fence front & back for dogs, electric rope fence around pastures (approx. 6 acres), well plus access to city water,18 acres in CRP through 2022.36'x65' BARN has 5 horse stalls & tack room, covered area for camper storage with electric hookup, pond & trails through the wooded areas. Property backs up to Sangamon Conservation Area. Beautiful yard and property with lots of trees and landscaping.

Becky Hendricks , The Real Estate Group

40.00 ACRES
2470 SQ FT
Luxury 3 Story Brick Home On 10 Acres W 2 Acre Pond*Build Barn*Bring YOUR Horses

West Dundee, Kane County, Illinois

Estate House On 10 Acres Including A 2 Acre Pond And Plenty Of Space To Build A Barn And Located At The End Of Northwind Lane Surrounded By Acres Of Quiet Open Conservancy...

Terry Herriges , Coldwell Banker

9.50 ACRES
458500 SQ FT
SOLD!!! Stunning horse farm with heated stable & Indoor arena

Morris, Grundy County, Illinois

SOLD!!! Absolutely stunning is this 18.6ac horse farm. 16 (10x12) matted stalls with ceiling fans, water spigots, stall lights & cross ties. The 60x72 stable is heated & insulated, has fabulous ventilation, wash rack with H/C water, tack room with individual storage closets, office, viewing room, half bathroom & sound system. The insulated Indoor arena is 60x126 and has sliding windows & mirrors and the Outdoor arena is 75x200 with a viewing area, gazebo & surrounded by gardens. The farm also features an auto fly spray system, 2-ton grain bin with auger dispenser, 3 storage containers for hay, tools, equipment and tractor & invisible dog fence around farm perimeter. This farm is zoned Ag and has a special use permit for operating a riding stable with lessons. Professionally landscaped throughout, this is one of the prettiest horse farms you will find. There is no home currently on the property, but one can be built. Taxes are just $1423/2016. The indoor arena was not designed for jumping. For the Virtual tour, go to www.PineBluffHorseFarm.com To see all my current horse farm listings and recent sales, go to www.EquestrianPropertySpecialist.com

Susan Chylek , Keller Williams Realty Infinity

18.60 ACRES
Stunning 40 acre Equestrian Estate in Hampshire, IL

Hampshire, Kane County, Illinois

Stunning Equestrian Estate home in park-like setting with resort-like backyard. Custom upscale 4300 sf ranch home w/4300 sf walk-out basement. Gourmet kitchen with gorgeous Cherry Cabinets throughout & large center work island, 3 fireplaces, French door access to fabulous 50x40 patio with in-ground pool, hot tub & professional landscaping throughout. East wing has spacious first floor laundry room with canine shower area and office/bedroom 5 & full bath nearby. Stable has 13 (12x12) matted stalls w/Dutch doors/runouts, tack room, feed room, 4 pastures w/water & electric, wood post fencing w/6 strand rail & electric. Separate 50x60 hay barn, Office/warming area in horse barn & third building with 17' door, 1 1/2 car garage area & caretaker quarters. Hay field is 28+ac. Zoned Farm. For the Virtual tour: www.46w901Ellithorpe.com For the Drone tour: www.Drone46w901Ellithorpe.com For my current equestrian listings & recent sales: www.EquestrianPropertySpecialist.com

Susan Chylek , Keller Williams Realty Infinity

40.00 ACRES
4300 SQ FT

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