“Little piece of heaven!” 10+ Acre Hobby / Horse Farm, 2 HOUSES, Barn, Arena

Grafton, Jersey County , Illinois

fenced • second house • 1 barn • 6 Run-in stalls

Property description

“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 rooms that overlook the pastures. Imagine watching horses graze as the sun rises! The main house even offers a deck and sun room on the south side for that extra bit of warmth. Both homes feature an open concept living space and are move-in ready with recently updated bathrooms, kitchen and flooring, which 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.

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 nearby Alton or Jerseyville and even into St. Louis. It's also located minutes from the Great River Road (a National Scenic byway) and Pere Marquette State Park with approx. 20 miles of horse trails.

Come experience this well-designed property and all it has to offer.
Shown by appointment, so call now!


Home Features

  • MAIN HOUSE: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths; 2,844 sq ft. (1,723 above grade/1,121 finished walk-out with 9' ceilings)
  • Custom designed and built 2002
  • Views of horse pastures from Great Room, Sunroom, Master bedroom, 2nd bedroom
  • Andersen casement windows throughout
  • Geothermal heating/cooling
  • Passive solar
  • Open concept living area with high vaulted ceiling
  • Large stone fireplace in great room
  • Sunroom with second fireplace
  • Hardwood & DuraCeramic tile floors
  • Guest bath with skylight, marble countertop
  • South-facing partially covered deck off dining/kitchen
  • Hickory kitchen cabinets, granite countertops
  • Jenn-Air cooktop and oven
  • Walk-in pantry
  • Walk-in closets in 3 bedrooms
  • Large Master bedroom with window seat (new carpet 2018)
  • Ensuite master bath with marble double sinks and walk-in shower (2016)
  • Master closet includes built-in solid oak dresser and built-ins (2016)
  • Mud room
  • Two laundry rooms (upstairs and downstairs)
  • Finished walkout lower level with 9 ft. walls
  • Radiant heating in lower level floor
  • Family room
  • Kitchen on lower level with small dining area
  • Two bedrooms, one with sliding patio door
  • Third bath with marble double sinks, tub shower
  • Lower level has separate entrance door and could be used as an in-law suite
  • Storage room
  • Attic ladder to storage loft
  • Over-sized two-car garage with workshop area
  • Network cabling throughout with fiber-optic/coax
  • Pre-piped for central vacuum
  • Jet Aerobic Septic System
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  • SECOND HOUSE: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths single story for parent(s), family, rental; 1,700 sq ft.
  • Custom designed, built 2008
  • Views of horse pastures from three rooms
  • Vaulted ceiling in living room
  • Gas fireplace with beautiful wood mantle
  • Sun room/family room or 3rd bedroom
  • Skylights in bathrooms
  • Corian countertops in kitchen
  • Large pantry
  • Laundry room with sink
  • Master bath with marble double sinks, shower and whirlpool tub
  • Walk-in closet with built-in dresser
  • Second bath with marble double sinks and tub shower
  • Lots of closet space
  • Screened in porch and large deck
  • Ramps to main entrances
  • Garden shed
  • Attic ladder with access to storage
  • Central heat (propane), air conditioning
  • Septic system

Lot Features

  • Easy access 1/4 mi to IL Rt. 3
  • Additional double carport
  • 10.3 acres zoned for livestock
  • Large trees on north and west property lines and around main house
  • Fruit Orchard - 9 trees (apple, peach, plum and pear)
  • Small Organic Vegetable Garden
  • Chicken Coop (insulated) and fenced yard
  • Nearby areas:
  • Pere Marquette State Park (4 mi): ride 20 miles of horse trails
  • Grafton (2.5mi), Jerseyville (9 mi), Godfrey/Alton (14 mi), St. Louis International Airport (36 mi),
  • Downtown St. Louis (40 mi)

Horse Facility Features

  • Barn: 36’ x 60’ (2,160 sq ft)
  • Three 12' x 20' up to six 12' x 10' pipe stalls w/mats
  • Three outside paddocks
  • Electricity, water, septic
  • Finished 10’ x 12’ insulated tack room
  • Half bath
  • Wash rack
  • 3 built-in storage cabinets
  • Hay storage (approx. 500 bales)
  • 10’ x 36’ storage loft
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  • Riding Arena: 90’ x 190”
  • Three rail board fencing
  • Lights
  • Sound system for music
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  • 3 Pastures: approx. 2.5 acres each
  • Four rail Kentucky fencing (Shuck Fencing, KY, 2016)
  • Orchard grass, Kentucky blue grass, brome and timothy
  • Bull gates (heavy duty, 2016)
  • Catch area between paddock and pastures


  • .5 miles to schools
  • 36 miles to airports
  • 9 miles to hospitals
  • 9 miles to shopping
  • 4 miles to trails

Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


20386 Oak Meadow Ln, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois


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