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.


Storybook 5 Acre Farmette in Marengo, IL

Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois

Storybook Farmette on 5 Rolling Acres with Beautiful Views. American 4 Square Completely Renovated/Updated in 2014 Features a Beautifully Re-Done Kitchen w/Large Windows overlooking the Property and New Stainless Steel Appliances. Mostly new Drywall throughout, Electric and Plumbing Redone, New High Efficiency Furnace, Water Heater, Softener, New Vinyl Siding and Metal Wrapped Trim around all Windows. Gorgeous Cedar Shake Roof Restored and Refinished by Barrington Roof Doctors. 5 Acres w/Large Pasture and Cement Paddock off Large Red Barn, ideal for Horses or Livestock. Barn has room for several Stalls and Loft w/ramp, there is also a Milk House, a Detached 4 Car Garage, Beautiful finished and insulated "She Shed", a Goat House, Chicken Coop and large Corn Crib with 2 Large Doors suitable for Motorhome or Large Boat. New metal Roofs on all Outbuildings. 8 Apple Trees and 2 Organic Gardens! Cloud Based Video Security System too! Live the Dream in this Idyllic Setting!!

James Bohlander , RE/MAX Connections II

8.00 ACRES
2500 SQ FT
Horse farm with a cozy log cabin home, large arena, & beautiful property views

Davis, Winnebago County, Illinois

This property has been a very successful horse training operation for the last 20 years. Log home with a beautiful view on 30 acres. Land perfect for hunting and a home with a cozy feel out in the country.

Nick Hailey , Maurer Real Estate Group

30.00 ACRES
2500 SQ FT
119 Acre Horse Training, 1 / 2 mile track, 60+ stalls, 2.5 miles from interstate.

Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois

This horse designed facility has 60+ stalls, a 1/2 mile race track, 3 horse starting gate, bleacher seating, indoor arena, indoor 6 horse equi-ciser, exercise/therapy pond with walkway, 4 horse 40 ft. hot walker, 4 section loading chute (semi-truck friendly). There are also living quarters and staff living quarters. There is convenient Interstate access only 2.5 miles from I-64/I-57 Exit 94. This is one of the top corridors in the U.S. for transportation with over 8,500 trucks per day according to the U.S.D.O.T. The potential revenue from this 119 acre property is exciting. It has many assets lending it to horse training & boarding, raising cattle & large spectator events that have brought over 5,000 people in one day! The property is all fenced and could easily be used for the most favorable livestock business at the time. Some land could be broken off and sold as residential parcels as Mt. Vernon continues to expand. Located one mile from the new high school, the 119 acres can really only be limited by the next entrepreneur's imagination! Call Dave Gilchrist today for showing before someone else seizes this opportunity. (618)-889-6378.

David Gilchrist , Coldwell Banker J. David Thompson Realty

119.31 ACRES
1904 SQ FT
Idyllic 22 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 22 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

22.00 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
Retreat to your own 54 acre paradise!

Toulon, Stark County, Illinois

Retreat to your own 54 acre paradise! Tucked behind the gates you will find a picture perfect, peaceful & private setting to relax or entertain family & friends with charming log style home, trails through the woods, deer stands & awesome 6 acre lake w/ boat lift, dock, deck, fountain & more! Over 3,300 finished sqft w/ open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, fireplaced GR, wall of windows & kitchen w/ GE slate appliances & copper farm sink. Finished LL w/ beautiful stained concrete floors, huge rec area, sitting room, full bath & 4th BR. Enjoy everything outdoors w/ fishing, hunting & play!

Marilyn Kohn , RE/MAX Traders Unlimited

54.41 ACRES
3332 SQ FT
Retreat to your own 30+ acre paradise under 10 miles from downtown Peoria!

Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois

All 3 parcels have access to Hilton Lane. Retreat to your own 30+ acre paradise under 10 miles from downtown Peoria! Great for hunting or horses or both! Spacious brick ranch perched on a hill overlooking the lake offers nice open floor plan, over 3,700 finished sqft, arched doorways, vaulted ceilings, skylights, lovely built-ins & great natural light. Huge master suite complete w/ trey ceiling, walk-in closet & private bath w/ tiled walk-in shower, jetted tub and dual sinks. Gorgeous kitchen with an abundance of cabinet space. Finished walk-out LL w/ kitchenette, fireplaced rec room & exercise room. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors with large tiered composite deck, screened in gazebo, 2 patios, fire pit and low voltage deck/landscape lights. Large heated outbuilding w/ 2 oversized/overhead doors plus additional outbuilding. Enjoy all things outdoors w/ pistol & rifle range, great hunting, horses or play!

Marilyn Kohn , RE/MAX Traders Unlimited

30.48 ACRES
3784 SQ FT

Grand Ridge, Lasalle County, Illinois

16 ACRE HORSE FARM: INDOOR ARENA, 16 STALLS CURRENTLY (ROOM FOR 23 TOTAL), STORAGE BARN & ALL BRICK RANCH. This equestrian facility for private or boarding & training. 72x137 indoor arena, 10 stalls, 2 tack rooms, wash rack, 8 pastures, multiple all-weather turnouts, round-pen areas, hay ground & outdoor arena. 2nd Pole Building is 50x65; 3 additional stalls (room for 5 more) & 35x50 clear span area for hay & equipment. All brick ranch; open concept, knotty pine cathedral ceilings, soaring stone fireplace & bamboo floor. Large kitchen with huge eat-at island & built in desk area. 3 BR, 2 BA on main level. First floor bedroom, bathroom and laundry. Full finished basement perfect for related living: 2 BR’s, 1.5 BA’s, fireplace, family room, kitchenette & recreation room with hot tub. Completely wheelchair accessible with wide halls and elevator! The home is situated on the high ground which gives you great views of the property. Tons of windows for maximum light exposure and beautiful sunsets!

Amy Rogus , Century 21 - Affiliated

16.50 ACRES
2672 SQ FT
1169 E 1850 Ave, Brownstown, IL 62418

Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois

Dreaming of a life in the country? This home has 11.5 acres , a livestock barn with electric & water, loft and chicken coop. Fenced in pasture for the horses. There is a 2 car attached garage and 3 car detached garage. Eat in kitchen with separate dining room. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, dryer & washer stay. 3 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms on the main floor. Wood burning fireplace in the living room. Washer & dryer are on the main level. Master bedroom has a master bathroom with a jetted tub and large walk in closet. Full basement with extra storage, a large family room , bathroom and 4th bedroom. Patio off the back of the house. Concrete area for tennis court , basketball court or could be the start of an additional pole barn. Seller is offering a $5,000 flooring allowance.

Kelly Washburn , Fayette County Real Estate

11.50 ACRES
2828 SQ FT
Stunning 3 bedroom ranch home nestled on 4 acres!

Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois

Stunning 3 bedroom ranch home nestled on 4 acres and in the popular Metamora school district! This home boasts many great features including Geo Thermal, Pella Windows and Merillatt cabinets. Spacious living and dining area that is great for entertaining. Master suite offers a full bath and walk-in closets. Finished basement w/ half bath and possible 4th bedroom. Large 48x 28 Blumier outbuilding w/ stalls, 220 power and fenced in section for horses. All the heavy lifting is done. Just move right in! Come take a look today!

Adam Merrick , Adam Merrick Real Estate

4.00 ACRES
3833 SQ FT

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