Log home retreat on 16+ acres with log stable, 2nd residence & pole barn

Antioch, Lake County , Illinois

uncovered arena • pen • fenced • second house • pool • pond • 2 barns with 7 stalls

Property description

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


Home Features

  • Superbly built and well-maintained custom cedar log home
  • Full length front and rear porches with long views of the landscape perfect for summer entertaining
  • Attached 2 1/2 car attached garage with separate entry to basement
  • Four field stone fireplaces: great room, master, second floor bedroom/office and basement rec room
  • English basement overlooks the land and can be used as separate living quarters with outside entry
  • Kohler fixtures in 3 1/2 baths with updated faucets
  • Whirlpool tub with waterfall faucet + separate shower with field stone and glass walls in Master Bath Heart pine floors on first floor with half log stairs to carpeted second floor loft and bedrooms
  • Custom built on site heart pine cabinetry in kitchen and laundry room
  • Laundry room with pull-out shelves pantry, loads of cabinets and second kitchen sink plus rear entry
  • Hunter green Aga cast iron gas-fired four oven range from England ready to serve the family or a crowd
  • Incredible views from every window bring the landscape of the four seasons indoors
  • Four skylights offer natural light throughout
  • Hand-made doors with one-of-a kind wooden handles

Lot Features

  • 16+ acres zoned agriculture for horses, permitting low taxes
  • 1-acre stocked pond attracts sandhill crane families in spring, summer and fall
  • Raised bed organic gardens and orchard with pear and apple trees
  • Hundreds of adjoining acres protected by permanent conservation easement
  • Buildings are set back from the road for privacy and all are accessed by asphalt driveway

Horse Facility Features

  • Stable with 7 stalls, each with rubber mats over blue clay surface
  • Functional double-hung windows in each stall for ventilation
  • Nelson automatic waterers and cast-iron corner feeders in each stall
  • Large concrete block wash stall
  • Feed room with concrete floor
  • Sitting room overlooking outdoor arena
  • Sand arena has four-board oak fencing and built to drain within 24 hours of the heaviest rainfall
  • Concrete block wall and automatic fire door separates hay & equipment storage
  • Three oak-fenced pastures, two with Nelson waterers
  • Stable built for future conversion to residence has full foundation and separate well


  • 4 miles to schools
  • 40 miles to airports
  • 15 miles to hospitals
  • 4 miles to shopping
  • 5 miles to trails

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


27135 W Wilmot Rd, Antioch, Lake County, Illinois


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