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.


Equestrian Estate 200 x 72 Indoor Arena with Ottosport Footing and 4BR House

Bluford, Jefferson County, Illinois

Price Reduced. Motivated Sellers. This is your opportunity to own an immaculate equestrian facility on 35 acres in beautiful southern Illinois. This Equestrian Estate includes a 200 x 72 indoor arena, with a loft apartment overlooking the stalls and a lovely 2,536 sq. ft. ranch style home featuring 4 bedrooms & 2 1/2 baths. It also has a sunny family room with a cozy gas fireplace. You'll enjoy many beautiful sunrises and sunsets as this home has wonderful east and west exposures. Travel times to notable equestrian facilities: Queeny Park - Ballwin, MO 2 hours National Equestrian Center - Lake St. Louis, MO 2 hours Kentucky Horse Park - Lexington, KY 4 hours Lamplight Equestrian Center - Wayne, IL 5 hours

David Gilchrist , Coldwell Banker J. David Thompson Realty

35.00 ACRES
2536 SQ FT
Prestigious, state of the art, income producing equestrian facility

Richmond, McHenry County, Illinois

Prestigious Cliffwood Farm is an income producing, full-service, training and boarding equestrian farm, in historic Richmond Illinois located just 55 miles northwest of Chicago, and 15 miles south of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Cliffwood Farm is also a premier IEA hunter/jumper showing facility, hosting events of 200+ rides per day. Exuding peace and tranquility, the gated farm spans twenty acres, boasting three state-of-the-art barns with a total of fifty-five stalls, heated tack rooms with lockers and two attached, heated indoor arenas. The property offers three individual, free standing residences, providing a total of four bedrooms and six bathrooms between them, along with a 7500 square foot storage facility with underground, drive-in. The impeccably landscaped exterior showcases pristine grounds and expansive views, two outdoor arenas, each with an attached viewing deck, over twenty limestone, all-weather paddocks, seventeen grass turn-outs, and a center gathering island with gazebo, firepit and gardens. Designed and maintained for the most discerning equestrian, Cliffwood Farm is truly a turn-key facility.

Dominick Clarizio , @properties

20.00 ACRES
Idyllic 33 acres of rolling hills and meandering woodlands!

West Brooklyn, Lee County, Illinois

An idyllic landscape of rolling hills and meandering woodlands - perfect for the peace and privacy you've been searching for. Abundant acreage for crops, horses, and for establishing an estate that encompasses all you could ever dream of. The 33 acres offers room for work, relaxation, and recreation - all belonging to you!! Whether you decide to build now or later, you know that land is always a good investment - come take a look!

Beth Mulcahy , Landmark Realty of Il., LLC

33.00 ACRES
Breath - taking 6 - acre property!!

Earlville, Lasalle County, Illinois

This breath-taking 6-acre property is the perfect location for building your dream home and harboring your favorite horses!! This slice of serenity lays at the end of a secluded lane in a neighborhood of elegant, stately residences. You'll be in good company! The picturesque meadow is enhanced by timber-lined creek on two sides - a gorgeous setting for the home you've always wanted. Electric to site - needs septic and well, and you'll be set! Room enough for everything you could ever want. Come take a look!

Beth Mulcahy , Landmark Realty of Il., LLC

0.00 ACRES
230 Acre Estate: pasture, woods, hay, 5 Barns, lakes, well, great New home

Cobden, Union County, Illinois

Gorgeous views of rolling hills and lakes, beautiful sunsets, view of Bald Knob Cross. Located in the tip of Southern Illinois, looks like you are in Tennessee! Hay fields, fenced pastures, new barns, shop with heat, air, & bath. Working fish farm, too. Complete equine & cattle operation. Feeder barn, silo, never ending water supply. Creek, deep well, lakes. Easy access to interstate, near Missouri & Kentucky.

Sally Sanders , Coldwell Banker, J David Thompson Realty

230.00 ACRES
4800 SQ FT
70 Acre Cape Cod Estate / Retreat

Capron, Boone County, Illinois

Elegance and Seclusion! Prepare to fall in love with this charming 70 acre Cape Cod Estate. Home features 7999+ sf, spectacular 2 story paneled library w/loft, gourmet kitchen, great rm or second master w/French doors to deck & fireplace, inlaw or guest suite, 4 or 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 2 half bath. Estate includes a separate 7000+ sf commercial rec/workshop bldg. w/heat/air, full bath, multiple work areas, kennel, greenhouse and drive-thru garage that will accommodate a full bus plus a pole barn. The commercial building could be used for any number of business possibility, since it is fully temperature controlled or for your toys and personal interests. Currently approximately 49 acres in crop however it would be perfect for horses or other livestock - could be a dream equestrian center! There is an option to buy the property with 11 or 26 acres. Contact for pricing. Too much to describe - Must see

Sabina Ephraim , Jameson Sotheby's Internation Realty

70.00 ACRES
7999 SQ FT
Stunning 65 Acre Riverfront Estate

Dixon, Ogle County, Illinois

Luxury estate in a rustic setting - secluded, gated with 65+ acres on the Rock River. This historic 1925 White Pine log home has been completely renovated with a major addition keeping with the integrity of the original home. The new addition included an elegant master suite, family room and 2 bedrooms in a walkout level. Property offers a Pentair Intelliconnect salt water pool with private patio, pool house, spectacular views, automatic generator and a separate 3 bedroom/2 bath guest house with large screened-in porch and fireplace. The renovations and additions included the finest of finishes throughout. The land around the home and buildings is wooded however offers area in the lower section with pasture and some tillable acreage - would be highly suited to an equestrian facility with trails throughout the property for riding. This private luxury estate is only a short distance from shopping and tollroad. Unique and exquisite - one of a kind property.

Sabina Ephraim , Jameson Sotheby's Internation Realty

65.00 ACRES
Stunning English Manor House with 32+ Acres

Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Grand English manor house with stunning gardens located on 32+ acres. This 3 story home is set back on the property and offers seclusion with incredible light and views from every room. The home features 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, hardwood floors, crown molding, 10’ ceilings on the main level, spectacular foyer and staircase, open country kitchen, dining and family room, spacious master suite with balcony, enchanting screen porch for summer living and entertaining plus lovely finishes throughout. The original small farm house was completely renovated and a major addition constructed and seamlessly incorporated providing approximately 3900 sf of stunning living space. The land is highly suitable for livestock - horses, cattle, sheep, alpacas or … The property offers multiple usable outbuildings. While rural, this estate is only minutes from the quaint town of Elizabeth and 15-20 minutes from the resort area of Galena/Dubuque. Perfect home for retirement or second home, with possibilities for Airbnb or an event center for weddings.

Sabina Ephraim , Jameson Sotheby's Internation Realty

32.16 ACRES
3900 SQ FT
Enchanted 598 acre gated estate

Scales Mound, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Enchanted 598 acre gated estate - secluded and unique. The home has the finest finishes throughout with a well planned floorplan. The stunning home features a fully paneled living room with enormous stone fireplace, a 25’ ceiling and a wall of windows overlooking stunning views, an unequalled main floor master suite with a private 3 season sunroom/deck, all bedrooms are ensuite, radiant floor heating, 6 heat/air zones, a gourmet kitchen including Wolf range, Sub Zero, custom pine cabinets, an eating area with fireplace, oak and tumbled marble flooring. The property is a hunters’ paradise and includes a separate trophy building with bar and patio/deck, a workshop with tables, shelves, a cold storage unit, smoke house and a pheasant fly pen - buildings have exceptional finishes, custom mural, paneled, bathrooms and heated. Land would be highly suitable for an equestrian center -miles of mowed trails for riding. Multiple stocked ponds and in-ground pool. Truly remarkable property.

Sabina Ephraim , Jameson Sotheby's Internation Realty

598.00 ACRES
9832 SQ FT
12 Ac Farmette; House, Horse Barn, Machine Shed, Dairy Barn

Sheridan, Lasalle County, Illinois

12 ACRE FARMETTE; HOUSE, OUTBUILDING, HORSE BARN, DAIRY BARN, LEAN-TO, 6 PASTURES & FRUIT ORCHARD. Original Owner. House is 2,300 Sq ft with 4 BR, 3 BA. Kitchen features custom built cabinets, SS appliances & fresh paint. Open feel from large 2-story living room with cathedral ceilings. 1st floor BR & Full BA. Master BR: vaulted ceiling, walk in closet & Master BA with whirlpool tub, separate shower & double sinks. Full unfinished basement. Attached 4 car garage with solar heated concrete floors. Front & back decks. Natural gas for house; LP for outbuilding. Roof & skylights replaced in 2017 ($20,000), Hot Water Heater in 2019. FBI Pole Building / Machine Shed; 45x63, built in 2013, gravel floor, electric, & 3 doors. Horse Barn has 8 stalls (10x12). Dairy Barn with Lean-to for hay / equipment storage. 3-sided run-in shed, 6 fenced pastures, 2 windmills. Orchard of fruit trees; pecan, walnut, chestnuts, apple, cherry, peach, plum, apricot. Zoned A-1. Horses / livestock allowed. MLS # 10248998 - 3925 E. 2601st Road, Sheridan, IL.

Amy Rogus , Century 21 - Affiliated

12.00 ACRES
2750 SQ FT

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