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Horse Farms For Sale in 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.


Horse Property for sale.
Private Home Estate with Equestrian Trails

Bull Valley, McHenry County, Illinois

Offered for the first time in over 50 years, here is an opportunity to own part of a piece of history in the Bull Valley/Crystal Lake/ Woodstock area of rural McHenry County, IL. This unique property consists of 61 acres of woods, ponds, equestrian riding trails that connect to the Bull Valley Riding Club trails and tillable agricultural land. This secluded estate includes two single family homes located in the rolling topography of the estate. The main home is an early 20th century mansion complete with an indoor pool, 6 bedrooms, 5.4 baths, library, formal living & dining rooms, and much more. The second home is ideal as an in-law arrangement and includes two bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Property amenities include an outdoor pool, a tennis court and uncompromised views of the prestigious Bull Valley area. This facility could be used for corporate retreats, weddings, hunting and multiple recreational uses. Most of the property is zoned E-3-Estate in McHenry County. Additional land and homes could be available for purchase. Ideally located outside metropolitan Chicago with less than 1 hour drive from O'Hare International Airport and 10-minute drive to the local METRA station in Woodstock or Crystal Lake. This estate has so much to offer and the opportunity to create the next 50 years of ownership. Bring your vision for the enhancement of this family retreat/compound situated in the heart of one McHenry County's most desirable areas.

Clancy Green , BHHS Starck Real Estate

61.00 ACRES
5500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
42 Acre Horse Property!!

Bull Valley, McHenry County, Illinois

Are you an equestrian enthusiast - this +/- 42-acre property is for you. Situated in the Bull Valley area and just outside of both Crystal Lake & Woodstock, this property is a gem! Part of a larger estate, this 42 acres is being offered for the first time in over 50 years. The property includes one single family home, horse stables and a hay barn. This unique setting includes woods, access to the equestrian riding trails that connect to the Bull Valley Riding Club trails and tillable land which could be used for horse paddocks! The home includes four bedrooms and two baths along with a fireplace, full basement and a two-car attached garage. Across the driveway are the stables comprised of six stalls, a garage area, and a small office. Ideally located outside metropolitan Chicago with less than 1 hour drive from O'Hare International Airport and 10-minute drive to the local METRA station in Woodstock or Crystal Lake. This estate has so much to offer and the opportunity to create the next 50 years of ownership. Bring your vision for the enhancement of this family retreat/compound situated in the heart of one McHenry County's most desirable areas. Additional land and homes could be available for purchase. Home is tenant occupied.

Clancy Green , BHHS Starck Real Estate

42.00 ACRES
2200 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Former Thoroughbred Breeding / Training Facility w/ updated home

South Beloit, Boone County, Illinois

This former Thoroughbred Breeding/Training facility is roughly 20 acres (plus or minus a few) with an updated 3-4 bedroom house and 3 full bathrooms. Other amenities include an 308 x 111 ft Outbuilding containing 66 stalls, 2 indoor wash stalls, tack rooms, grain bins and a 1/8 mile track. It also has a 60 x 60 arena that can be expanded. The arena has a hotwalker around the top. Directly behind the house is another outbuilding containing a 30 x 30 enclosed workshop and a 128 x 30 run-in shed. Paddocks adjacent. The 25 x 25 two car garage has an exterior carport attached. This is an incredible location for an Equestrian business or another type of business - it is less than 10 miles from I90 / I39. PLEASE NOTE: The sale is for 2 different parcels. One of which has recently had a boundary change and the other WILL NEED a boundary change. The seller will work with the buyer on the total acreage. Tax amounts also are not reflecting this. Seller is also willing to sell the barn separate from the house. Please email List Agent for more info.

Erin Dierks , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate

20.00 ACRES
2810 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
+ / - 19 acres Rolling acres, close to miles of Equine trails!

Virginia, Cass County, Illinois

This beautiful rolling property has been in alfalfa/orchard grass mix hay field for over 5 years. It is beautiful location for a home, walk out basement, barnomnium, horse arena, or whatever you choose. This land is all tillable and ready to be certified organic. City water, fiber optic, and power is adjacent to the property and all is located on a dead end road. You are less than 1 mile from large and small animal vet, convenience stores, dollar general, restaraunts at the county seat. This property is minutes from the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Park with miles of equine trails. There is another +/- 37 acres adjacent that may come for sale in the future. The possibilites are endless and only limited by your imagination. Don't let this one get away!

Daphne Edge

19.99 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
70 Acre Horse Farm/ Training Facility with Limestone Track and Sand Track

Crete, Will County, Illinois

Sawgrass Farms offers a chance for you to own a great horse farm/ training facility just 35 miles from downtown Chicago. This beautiful property boasts 70 acres with over 45,000 square feet of metal buildings with concrete floors. The main building is 23,600 sf that includes 4,160 sf of office/ apartment space with beautiful woodwork over 2 floors. This building has 48 stalls all with rubber matting and 2 large wash bays, one on each wing. 6 individual metal horse stable buildings measuring 36'x124' each have 18 stalls with office, restroom and wash bay. The property has 156 total stalls all of which are 12'x12'. A therapeutic 75,000 gallon pool is housed in a separate 76'x48' building. There is also a 56'x42' maintenance shed that includes all the equipment to groom the track. The 1.2 mile training track is limestone with a sand track in the middle. The property also has 28 paddocks and a horse corral. A house and 2 trailer homes complete this fantastic estate. This facility is currently boarding 115 horses and is a known destination in the equestrian community. Call for your private showing today.

Joseph Nugent , Nugent Curtis Real Estate, LLC

70.00 ACRES
45500 SQ FT


Horse Property for sale.

Hampshire, Kane County, Illinois

LOCATION...LOCATION...LOCATION - KANE COUNTY FARMETTE!! 5 ACRES; FARMHOUSE, BARN, 2-CAR DETACHED GARAGE, CAR PORT and CONCRETE PARKING PAD. 2400 Sq Ft Home with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths. First Floor features Eat-In Country Kitchen with Granite Counters, 1st Floor Bedroom with Walk-In-Closet, 1st Floor Full Bath and Laundry, Living Room, Office and Mud Room. 2nd Floor has 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath as well as a Bonus Room which is currently used for storage, but could be finished for additional space. HORSE BARN features 10 stalls (variety of sizes), 2 Tack Rooms as well as a 2nd and 3rd Floor Hay Loft. 3 Pastures and Dry Lot. Sellers love the peace and quiet that this property provides, as well as the ability to have horses and farm animals, garden and bird watch. BRING YOUR IDEAS AND ADD YOUR COSMETIC FINISHING TOUCHES!! Paint and flooring will be needed. The utilities and guts of the house have been replaced since the current owners purchased in 1995: Roof (2018), Sunroom Addition (2013), Remodeled Bathrooms, Updated Kitchen, Replaced Siding...ASK FOR THE FULL LIST! Imagine the barn resided, break up some of the concrete and remove to make space for an indoor arena or outdoor arena. Sells "As-Is". MOTIVATED SELLERS LOOKING FOR A QUICK CLOSE. CASH BUYERS ONLY PLEASE.

Amy Rogus , Century 21 Circle - Farm & Ranch Agent

5.00 ACRES
2400 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
40 ac Training / Boarding Facility

Beecher, Will County, Illinois

Exceptional 40ac Horse Farm in Beecher, IL--Ideal for Training or Boarding Facility. Renovated in 2017, it is almost like new again. BARN- FBI-built insulated stable has 40 (12x12) matted stalls & East aisle has water hydrants to each stall. 80x160 Indoor arena has 18' clearance, new footing & base, lights & ridge cap. 4 tack rooms with 36 private lockers, 3 grooming stalls, 1 private tack room, H/C wash rack, 2 feed rooms, 6 hydrants within barn. Fabulous viewing room with bar, 2 half-baths, heat/smoke detectors, 2 office areas. Laundry room has Washer/Dryer/sink. Generac back-up generator, 3 1/2 ton grain bin & outdoor wash rack. Outdoor arena is 100x200, 5 limestone drylots (32x80), 12 grass paddocks (40x60), 50x100 pasture w/hotwire, 4 ac fenced w/run-in for pasture board. 25ac in hayfield--12 ac grass/alfalfa mix & 13 ac grass field. Hay barn for storage holds 2000 bales. HOME--4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage & updated thruout. Former Farrier shop is 4000sf, 6" floor & has 2 storage rooms. This property would work for any discipline of riding. Current trainer has a multi-year lease and would like to stay & continue Hunter/Jumper training/lesson program. Zoned Ag. Property is income-producing and fully leased. Home is leased until 11-30-2023, Farrier shop building is leased until 12-31-2022 and Horse facility is leased until 5-2024 and can be renegotiated with the new buyer. Showings are by appointment only please.

Susan Chylek , Keller Williams Realty Infinity

40.00 ACRES
2100 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Beautiful 10 acre Property in Rural Peotone

Peotone, Will County, Illinois

Outstanding 10 acre parcel of land ~Beautiful Rural Setting minutes from town, schools and Expressway. One hour south of Chicago, Illinois. Pole barn. Fruit trees. Zoned A-1. Homestead sits on 2 acres. Currently 8 acres of Hayfield. Yard hydrant for watering raised garden beds.

Dawn Dumas , @ Home Realty

10.00 ACRES
1820 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Year - round Views of the Mississippi River - 3 pastures with water & electric

Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Year-round views of the Mississippi River from nearly every room in this 3600+ Sq Ft contemporary home with main floor living with 3 bedrooms (each with a private, en-suite bathroom), 3.5 baths, an oversized 2-car garage, 840 Ft2 courtyard deck/patio, and room to grow! The open-concept space is ideal for entertaining, and the house uses many energy-efficient features to minimize utility costs. The energy-efficient features include 33 solar panels, three geothermal systems, 3-zoned temperature control, spray foam insulation, on-demand hot water, and in-floor heating on the north wing main level to minimize utility costs. Enjoy the open living/entertaining space featuring a high-end kitchen, and the dining area and living areas with custom built-ins and a linear gas fireplace. The land has three fenced horse pastures with water and electric service. This house has too much to describe. Most furnishings can be easily negotiated and transferred on a separate bill of sale at closing. *Fire in fireplaces and TV screen images digitally staged. *Square footage and acreage are approximate and based on county records.

Mark Sumpter , Eagle Ridge Realty

40.00 ACRES
3832 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Totally private setting zoned for horses - 5 acres with home with in - law suite!

Cary, McHenry County, Illinois

This home and property are the opportunity of a lifetime if you are looking for a totally private setting on 5 acres with mature trees adjacent to hundreds of acres of nature preserve at Hickory Grove Highlands and Lyons Prairie and Marsh, yet only minutes to shopping/dining, schools and Metra! The property is zoned for horses and you can ride directly onto the adjacent trails which are ideal for horseback riding, hiking and cross country skiing. Part of the trail is lit with solar lights so you can even enjoy in the evening! Nearby Hickory Grove Riverfront allows anglers to bank-fish along the Fox River. Truly a nature lovers paradise! All of this and the main home has an open floorplan (3 large bedrooms upstairs, living room, dining room, large kitchen, great room with volume ceiling, private study, screened porch and huge laundry/mud room) with a first floor separate in-law suite with private entrance that allows your family members (parents, adult children, etc.) to have first floor living complete with living room, kitchen, bedroom, wheelchair accessible bath with separate shower and whirlpool tub, sunroom, private screened porch and newer private deck.The in-law suite has its own Trane HVAC (2016) and hot water heater. Part of the property consists of a large, level area ideal for pick-up football games that is also perfectly sunny and well suited for a large garden or the perfect spot to build a stable! The main home has a private study with a fireplace, gas logs and a wall of built-in bookshelves with great views of the front yard. The kitchen has tons of counter space, a Thermador 4-burner gas cooktop with grill & downdraft, a double pantry closet, and large breakfast room. You'll actually look forward to doing the dishes so you can enjoy the beautiful views of the back yard! The kitchen is open to the huge family room with volume ceilings and 2 story fireplace with gas logs. The 3+ car garage has more than enough room for your "big boy" toys and has 18' and 9' doors. There are many skylights throughout that flood the home with natural light and that were new along with the roof in 2011. The master retreat also has a volume ceiling and spacious bath with two separate vanities & whirlpool tub. The unfinished basement is very large and one area is partially finished. Kinetico whole house water filtration system. Phenomenal location within 5 minutes of at least 4 golf courses! Original owners have meticulously maintained this well-built home. Move in and make it your own. Upper Sq Ft: 1400, Main Sq Ft: 3271, Unfinished Lower Sq Ft: 3000, Above Grade Total Sq Ft: 4671, Aprox. Total Finished Sq Ft: 4671, Total Finished/Unfinished Sq Ft: 7671

Pam Jacobs , @properties | Christie's International Real Estate

5.00 ACRES
4671 SQ FT

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