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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.
40 Acre Private Midwest Estate

Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois

Absolutely stunning. Privacy, seclusion, peace and quiet, all on 40 acres of bliss just 5 minutes north of Woodstock, IL. A barn for your horses (no stalls at the moment), recreation or farming equipment if you so choose. 11 acres are leased on an annual basis for farming (currently corn), 13 acres are remnant apple orchard and turf, and the remaining acreage is native prairie with beautiful oaks throughout. There is an agreement with the Land Conservancy of McHenry county on approximately 15 acres of which the taxable rate is $1 per acre for property taxes.The opportunities are endless at this gorgeous piece of property. Zoned AG

Bryson Calvin , Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Real Estate

40.00 ACRES
2658 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Fully renovated Home on 5.7 horse friendly acres. Great location.

Aurora, Kane County, Illinois

Located on the W edge of Aurora this home offers tax benefits of unincorporated Sugar Grove. Inside has been 100% renovated with all new cabinets, flooring, doors, porcelain bath floors and granite kitchen island. The open floor plan is highlighted with a lovely staircase and charming arched opening into the living room with a beautifully tiled fireplace. The furnace/AC units are 2 years old, the well pump newly rebuilt end the hot water heater and sump pump are new. The roof and exterior paint are 5 years old and exterior windows have been clad in aluminum for easy maintenance. It’s a quiet country setting but close to shopping, schools, restaurants and hospitals. Sitting on 5.7 acres currently share-cropped, the house is surrounded by farmland and neighbors on multi acre lots. You are just 5 minutes from I-88 and Rt 47 and 15 minutes from shopping and dining in all directions. It’s in Kaneland school district with parks and recreation just 5 minutes north and south

Elaine Wathen

5.70 ACRES
1500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois

This unique and rustic horse property is waiting for a new owner! Located in scenic Calhoun County Illinois, famous for its peaches, deer/duck hunting and fishing. This property features a rustic 2 bedroom, 1 ½ bath timber, tongue in groove framed home with loft and covered wrap around porches. Porches offer amazing views of horses, horse barn, pasture, creek and woods. A detached 48’ x 21’shed east of the house can be used as a one car garage, with a 12’ x 21’ carport, storage area and workshop. This one of a kind home has an open floor plan with 25 ft ceilings in the great room with a stone fireplace. Floors in the great room, dining room, front entry and kitchen display authentic 125 year old barnwood. The horse barn, built in 2005, has 6 stalls, exterior Dutch doors and interior sliding stall fronts with feeders in each stall. It’s a short horseback ride to the Mississippi River where you can take a beautiful 10 mile trail ride along river and woods. Property also includes a red lofted cabin with a kitchen and bathroom. Cabin would be great for kids, guests, relatives, rental or as a hunting cabin. There are 7.2 acres with this property.

Jacquie Simon , Tarrant and Harman Real Estate and Auction Co

7.00 ACRES
1936 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Bluff view property with 4 bed 5 bath home and 46+ acres.

Quincy, Adams County, Illinois

Breathtaking views of the North bottoms from atop the bluff are just one of the highlights of this immaculate property. The 30x46 barn contains 5 horse stalls, a tack room and is perfectly situated to take full advantage of the 46+ acre property. Enjoy sunsets from the covered porch or the custom stone patio with built in fire pit. Built in 1998, the home has a rustic Tuscan feel with exposed beams, wide plank hardwood floors, and alder cabinetry and trim. Each of the 4 bedrooms has it's own private bath. The master bath is extra special with tall cathedral ceilings and a private steam shower. 20' ceilings tower over the stone fireplace and spacious living room that flows into the kitchen with oversized professional grade appliances. Views for miles can be found in every room of the home. This spectacular home is like none other in the area and may not be available again so don't let this chance slip through your fingers.

Stephen Gramke , Happel Inc., REALTORS®

46.16 ACRES
4155 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Horse farm + expansive home and in - ground pool on 40 acres in Monroe Center, IL

Monroe Center, Ogle County, Illinois

An exquisite setting of grazing and galloping horses surrounds this expansive estate in Monroe Center, Illinois. The home was designed for formal entertaining and casual family living alike. The location of this property is ideal in that it is close to Routes 39 and 90 and is 17 miles from Rockford, 30 miles from DeKalb and 95 miles from Chicago. Combining function and form, this property was designed to impress!

Laura Jones , Compass

40.00 ACRES
7500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Beecher, Will County, Illinois

20 ACRE HORSE FARM; FARMHOUSE; 18 STALLS; INDOOR & OUTDOOR ARENAS; MACHINE SHED and STORAGE BARN/SHOW OFFICE. Built in 2002, this 2-Story home is stylish of a late 1800s American 4-Square...but with so much more! FACTS: 2,560 Square Feet, 4 BR, 3.5 BA, 9 Ft Ceilings, Wide, wrap-around, covered deck with dining area. FEATURES: Hardwood Floors, intricate Crown Molding, 6-panel Wood Doors; abundance of Large Windows for natural light. CONVENIENCES: 1st Floor Bedroom and Bathroom; 2nd laundry hookup is possible in back coat closet. ORIGINAL FARMHOUSE ITEMS include the back door that goes to the deck and the sink in the back entry. BASEMENT has great potential for Related Living / In-Law Suite, as the ceilings are extra tall, there is a fireplace, laundry hook-up and roughed-in plumbing for a full bath. TWO-CAR GARAGE is tall and deep, drywalled and features finished attic space above. RECENT IMPROVEMENTS TO THE HOUSE: All Wood Restained, Carpet, Interior Paint, Deck repairs and Paint. SELLERS FAVORITE THINGS: Fireplace and woodwork in the house and how all of the buildings are close and convenient to both the house and each other. 5 OUTBUILDINGS: INDOOR ARENA BARN is 66x120 overall, insulated and includes 9 Stalls (10x10), Tack Room, Viewing Room, 2 Grooming Bays and a Half Bath. The arena measures 50x120. HEATED BARN is 40x60 has 9 stalls (1 pony stall), Tack Room and Hay Mow. PONY BARN is 20x40 and perfect for a show office and storage. MACHINE SHED is 30x32. PAVILLION is 24x30. SELLER HAS INVESTED OVER $200,000 SINCE 2019. MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE: Sand Outdoor Arena, Fencing, Cross Country Course with Water Feature, Automatic Waterers and Rubber Mattresses / Sling System in each stall and LED Lighting. ASK for the ADDITIONAL FEATURES SHEET for all improvements. Go TRAIL RIDING for the day at Kankakee River State Park (30 miles) or for shorter rides, visit Goodenow Forest Preserve (11 Miles). Septic was pumped in Summer 2021. Seller will provide a 2019 survey. Lot lines drawn on photos are approximate and for the convenience of readers. They are not to be used in place of an actual survey. Sorry, this property is NOT for lease.

Amy Rogus , Century 21 Affiliated - Farm & Ranch Agent

20.00 ACRES
2560 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Unique Equestrian Estate on 6 acres with Custom Log Cabin Home

Wadsworth, Lake County, Illinois

Ready for something special? Imagine yourself in a real log cabin home on 6 acres with a fully stocked pond and horse barn! This unique home features 3 main floor bedrooms and 2 full baths. The open concept living room has a wood burning fireplace and tons of windows for natural light and panoramic views of the property. The full walkout basement has 1 additional bedroom, a workshop (could be another bedroom or office), a full bath plus a large family room with a wood burning fireplace. Want to get back to nature? Relax outside on your front porch or your wrap around back porch overlooking the pond's waterfall. Gaze at your horses in the fenced pasture. Don't forget to visit the 6 stall barn with a hay loft, dog run, water & electricity. The home's unincorporated zoning allows for horses, chickens, bees, etc and will keep your taxes low! Excellent Millburn Schools and Warren Township High School. Secluded location, yet just minutes to Gurnee Mills, US-41, & I-94. So many details, you must come see in person! **PLEASE NOTE-Taxes reflect 8 acres and 3 homes (there are two adjacent homes currently on same PIN being used as investment properties). The two rental homes and two acres will be separated and taxes will be adjusted. If interested in full package of 3 homes and 8 acres as a bundle, please contact listing agent.**

Daina Jacobson , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

6.00 ACRES
3840 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Stunning 17+ acre horse property in a pristine Chicagoland location.

Wilmington, Will County, Illinois

This tranquil 17-acre hobby farm is situated along the river & within the Des Plaines Fish & Wildlife preserve in Wilmington, IL. Just five minutes off I-55 & less than 60 miles SW of the Chicago Loop, this property is a must see! Incredibly unique location offers privacy, tranquility, & beauty with plenty of amenities for year-round outdoor entertainment in a gorgeous prairie-land setting. Direct access to the Des Plaines River, 11 miles of groomed equestrian trails, 5000 acres of parkland that offers seasonal hunting, fishing, boating, dog/horse trials, archery, skeet shooting, & more.

Erin Waldron

17.50 ACRES
3120 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
EQUINE PROPERTY, PESOTUM, IL, Close to Champaign - Urbana, IL

Pesotum, Champaign County, Illinois

Own and operate a turn-key horse boarding business! This peaceful farm, sits on 8 acres and has easy access to Interstate 57. The farm features a cozy farmhouse with a new roof in 2019, new gutters in 2021, remodeled kitchen and a bright sunroom for you to sit and enjoy the view overlooking the farm. 2019 Schrock built pole barn, 80' x 144', has beautiful dark maroon metal siding and characteristic cupolas. The large building features an 80' x 125' indoor arena, office/viewing room, laundry, full bathroom, tack room, a space above the office for future development and plenty of space to park equipment or saddle horses. The arena has soft sand footing with Magnesium Chloride added to keep dust down. The 48' x 72' Morton building has 8 box stalls constructed in 2018 and a hayloft above it. Acreage is made up of 7 acres hay-mix, 4 acres divided into 2 pastures, 3 dry lots, 2 of the lots are made with cow mat, gravel and lime for horses' comfort ($15,000 investment) & easy to clean by scrapping with a tractor. Several lots have automatic Ritchey waterers to cut down the labor of hauling water. Work all winter in the 25' x 30', 2 car garage with workshop, concrete floors, double barrel wood burning stove & work bench. Don't miss the 14' x 16' mancave/workshop building. It is insulated, heated/cooled and features a mud sink. The farm has so much to offer including apple, peach & pear trees, a blackberry bush, asparagus patch and room for a garden. There are 3 RV hookups, 2 - 50 AMP and 1 - 30 AMP hookup to rent for overnight stays and a sizable boarding income to boot. Property is fenced. Tuscola school district. Come take a look at this fabulous property, there are endless possibilities.

Jody Hannagan-Quiram , Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group

8.00 ACRES
1527 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Remarkable Equestrian Center located on over 30 acres!

Edwards, Peoria County, Illinois

Check out this remarkable equestrian center located on over 30 acres. The pristine center is temperature controlled with 4 furnaces allowing for zoning control. The center features a large building estimated to be 22,417 sq. ft. containing the Stable with 22 stalls, rectangular Riding Arena and a tremendously large and useful Round Training Pen extension. Center also includes wash stall, tack rooms, office space, kitchen, laundry room, 2bathrooms and upper level Hay Mow which is wired and plumbed for potential living quarters. The property also includes an outdoor riding arena. Additionally, there are two large post frame construction buildings that measure 96 x 48 on concrete foundations with metal roof and sides (one with insulation/heat and 6 garage bays with 12 ft. overhead doors, the other unfinished with 2 12 ft. overhead doors). An abundance of four board wood fencing outlines much of the property and can be seen throughout the acres of pasture. Zoned I-1 Industrial/Business Park(-015) and A-2 Agricultural(-011).

Ryan Blackorby , Jim Maloof Realtor

30.35 ACRES
22417 SQ FT

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