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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.


Horse Property for sale.
*Picturesque Acres*Stocked Pond*All Brick Custom Home*Ag Zoning*City Amenities*

Marine, Madison County, Illinois

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY JUNE 7TH 1-3 P.M. Here is your chance to own a home and a park! These beautiful 6+ acres are tucked between farm fields for lots of privacy, and are nicely manicured & landscaped for your enjoyment. Fish for bass, bluegill and crappie in the 1/3 acre pond - the pair of heavy duty aerator fountains will keep them healthy during the hot summer days. Ride your horse on the fully fenced level acreage, or convert part of the pasture to a riding arena. Your horses will love grazing the pasture mix of timothy, fescue and clover, and the 4 separate fenced areas allow for rotational grazing to keep both horses and pasture healthy. EASY COMMUTE TO MOST OF THE GREATER ST. LOUIS METRO AREA - 10 MINUTES FROM EDWARDSVILLE NO WORRIES! THE COSTLY MAINTENANCE HAS BEEN DONE ALREADY *** New roof, flashing & gutters (2017) *** New water line (2018) *** New furnace & AC (2018) *** New water heater (2020) *** New front door (2014) *** New garage doors (2017) *** Asphalt paved driveways (2019) *** New master bath & second bath (2014) *** New kitchen (2008) *** New Bar (2011)*** ***20,000 watt KOHLER WHOLE HOUSE GENERATOR*** connected to a custom wired backup panel - automatic startup when needed - powers Furnace, AC, water heater, Internet, Laundry, most lighting, Kitchen appliances, etc. *** WORK FROM HOME*** Flex area can function as an office and HIGH SPEED FIBEROPTIC INTERNET with no data limits! This spacious ranch style home opens to a grand main living area with vaulted ceilings and beautiful chandeliers. Spend your evenings in the central great room anchored by a floor to ceiling ornate brick fireplace. There is still plenty of room for seating and to set up a giant flat screen TV connected to the hardwired surround sound system. Any cook would love the updated gourmet kitchen with professional Wolf and Jennair stainless steel appliances, lots of Cambria quartz countertop space, and beautifully trimmed glazed maple cabinets with custom pullouts. A generous dining space is tucked into a nook adjacent to the kitchen, and the room is bright and cheerful with tall windows and sliding door access to the patio and yard. The home's 3 large bedrooms each have their own full bath. The spa-like master bath has been remodeled, with rich espresso maple vanity cabinets, granite countertop, colorful glass vessel sinks and oil rubbed bronze fixtures. After a long day of trail riding you can relax in the Jacuzzi jetted tub with in-line heater and colored lights. Both the Jacuzzi and the separate frameless glass shower include hand showers and are trimmed out in designer stone-look porcelain and glass tile. The walk-in closet is tucked behind a pocket door and has solid surface built-ins for maximum storage and convenience. Plan to do lots of entertaining in the finished lower level! The deluxe wet bar has tons of counter space and cabinet storage, an 18" stainless steel dishwasher, a Kohler stainless steel bar sink and faucet, a small commercial icemaker, a countertop microwave/convection oven and a stainless steel French door refrigerator. The adjacent pool table area is set up for an HD flat screen TV, has a sound bar and wireless subwoofer, and has room for comfy chairs - Man Cave! But there is even more to this open floorplan - ANOTHER ornate full brick fireplace, room for more seating, and large TV/Video game family room. There is also an extra large, high ceilinged utility room with plenty of lighting and electrical outlets - a perfect place for a home workshop, craft room, or workout area. A paved drive takes you to the high & dry 36'x60' tall free-span Cleary building which has parking outside for your trailer and truck. Four 10'x12' modular horse stalls are ready to hold your horses! Each has gossip and feeder doors for convenience, and your horses can enjoy the ventilation provided by the full length grilles between stalls. Rubber mats over a crushed stone base provide comfortable easy to clean footing, and nearby electrical outlets allow for lighting, stall fans in summer and bucket heaters in winter. Each stall opens into the crushed stone turnout paddock through double Dutch doors, and an additional larger all weather paddock is nearby. Most of the barn has concrete flooring, and the concrete center aisle has a brushed no-slip finish. There is plenty of room for hay storage - up to 400 bales! Park your tractor, ATV, side by side, dirt bikes, boat, etc. in the front of the barn, and there is an area set up with racks for saddles and tack. The barn has city water and 100 amp service, and has a circuit on the whole house generator panel - no power outages! No horses? That's ok! The stalls can be easily removed which allows you to convert the barn to an additional garage or workshop. There would be plenty of room to store your collector cars or rat rods. Need more pictures or information? Try the following links: Video tour link (copy & paste) INTERACTIVE LIVE VIDEO TOURS AVAILABLE!!! - contact our real estate agent: Payton Blaylock, Keller Williams Marquee Phone: (618) 780-4622 email: **CLICK ON VIDEO LINK BELOW TO VIEW FLOORPLAN & 3D VIRTUAL TOUR**

E Simek , listed by: Payton Blaylock at Keller Williams Marquee

6.11 ACRES
3400 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Bluford, Jefferson County, Illinois

Price Reduced. Motivated Sellers. Escape to your own private equestrian training and riding farm insulated from the congestion of the city and located 10 minutes from the local municipal airport. This immaculate equestrian facility is 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 Local Municipal Airport - Mt. Vernon, IL 10 minutes BE SURE TO CLICK ON AERIAL / WALKTHROUGH VIDEO BELOW! IT'S A SIGHT TO BEHOLD!

David Gilchrist , Coldwell Banker J. David Thompson Realty

35.00 ACRES
2536 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Saint Jacob, Madison County, Illinois

This 10 acre piece of Equestrian heaven features a custom, one owner ranch style home with 4 bedrooms/4 baths and over 4200 square feet of living space. This amazing outdoor space includes 10 acres with a 4 stall barn, 48 x 42, to include, electric, water, hay storage, a tack/feed room and a 12 x 42 run-in shelter for the horses. Additionally there is a 40 x 50 pole barn with a 30 amp electric hook up. There are 7 acres in fenced pasture plus an additional 2 acre hay field. The dynamic open concept floor plan of this custom built home is the perfect blend of comfortable living space with over 2800 square feet on the main level, plus and additional 1400 square feet in the lower level with 9' ceilings throughout. A large kitchen, 14 x 13, with a raised bar counter that could easily accommodate up to 6 bar stools for extra seating, a walk in pantry, an abundance of counter space and all the appliances. The kitchen opens to a cozy Hearth room, 14 x 15, with Fireplace which has a door leading to the outside covered maintenance free deck overlooking the backyard with aluminum courtyard style fencing. Easy to entertain with a separate dining room, 12 x 11 and a formal living room, 14 x 16. This home is designed as a split bedroom concept with a large Master Suite which occupies one side of the house for privacy. The Master Suite, 17 x 16, with access to the deck has an attached luxury bath, 17 x 12 and features a custom 6' soaking tub, stand alone shower, dual sink vanity with make up area, plus two walk in closets. The secondary bedrooms are generous in size, 15 x 15, and 13 x 15 and the 4th bedroom, (currently used as an office) is 11 x 10. The lower level, 1400 square feet, features a wide open family room, 38 x 30, large enough to accommodate a recreation area, TV area, plus a 25 x 10 wet bar with seating for 6 plus a card/table/dining area, full bath and a very large unfinished storage area. A main floor laundry, second full bath plus a half bath round out the main floor features. Beautifully landscaped with a side entry garage, plenty of space for additional parking and easy driveway access to the barn and pole building.

Sandie LaMantia , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elite Properties

10.00 ACRES
4250 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Country Estate with Barn, Paddocks for 5 horses - by Forest Preserve Trails!

Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois

Impressive Country Estate on beautiful acreage in Mettawa, a bucolic Village nestled between the Towns of Libertyville and Lake Forest, Illinois. This exceptional property in the Libertyville High School District includes a large and inviting Tudor-styled custom home set on gorgeous grounds, with a deluxe barn for five horses, drylot-ring and grass paddocks. Located across from conservancy for optimal privacy, this superb equestrian property is just a few hundred yards away from access to many, many miles of groomed trails, all part of the vast Lake County Forest Preserve. Ride for hours! With outstanding nature views all around, the approximately 4500sf home boasts 4 bedrooms and 3.1 baths, plus a walk-up, windowed attic ready to finish and a huge unfinished basement. First time available in 34 years, maintained superbly inside and out. The home offers large and comfortable rooms amidst the beauties of nature, patio and gardens - and the approximately 5 acre grounds provide a heavenly retreat for the horses, too! On the first floor there is a big country kitchen with walk-in pantry, a huge family room with stone fireplace and access to the screened porch and patio with pergola; a large living room and gracious dining room; handsome library, and a first floor bedroom and bath suite, plus powder room. Upstairs the living is easy with an expansive master bedroom that has a sitting room with fireplace, grand closet space and large bath ensuite. There are two more bedrooms and a hall bath here, as well as a generously-sized laundry room. The property carries Village rights for 5 horses. Also please note the Village of Mettawa offers notably reasonable taxes, plus its property owners often enjoy a tax rebate due to savvy financial management...the most recent year's property tax rebate was over $4000 for this property! Its a sweeter-than-sweet, under-million opportunity to own a beautiful home and horse property, so close to Forest Preserve Trails, and only minutes to Libertyville shopping, restaurants, and transportation. Just a few miles in the other direction is Lake Forest, Illinois and the Lake Michigan shoreline! This special property offers horse-lovers and nature-lovers such rare enjoyments in the special country oasis that is Mettawa, nestled amidst Chicago's northern suburbs - so close, but yet so far! In person or virtual tours available to qualified buyers.

Julie Morse , @properties of Lake Forest, IL and Lake Geneva, WI

5.00 ACRES
4500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Peotone, Will County, Illinois

RURAL LUXURY ESTATE HOME ON 5 ACRE! Wide, Wrap-Around Porch; Grand 2-story entrance with Marble Flooring; 6 BR; 5.5 BA; 5 Fireplaces; 3-Car Garage. Gourmet Kitchen w/Granite counters & tile back splash. Commercial grade SS appliances (Double Oven, 6 Burner Stove, 2 Dishwashers, Microwave/warming drawer & Farmhouse Sink. Huge Island w/Granite counters, eating area, sink & additional storage. So many possibilities (wedding venue) with the lower level - Huge, Unfinished Walk-Out Basement has 10 ft ceilings, w/ fireplace & brick paver patio with outdoor fireplace - also with stairs to the garage. Basketball / Entertaining Room is 35x60. 10+ Foot Ceilings in every room along with vaulted, tray & turret ceilings. Beautiful wide white trim and crown molding. Cherry flooring throughout. 2 Stair Cases-white & wood stained. 2 Jack & Jill / Shared Baths. 1st & 2nd Floor Laundry Rooms. Original owner was a builder. Security System. Plenty of room to build a barn or outbuilding for the toys. Horses allowed. E-1 Zoning.Master Bath & 1 Full Bath still needs finishing plus other smaller items. Seller will continue to work on smaller items. TOO MUCH TO LIST...THIS IS A MUST SEE!! DON'T MISS THE 3D WALK THRU TOUR!

Amy Rogus , Century 21 - Affiliated

5.00 ACRES
6200 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Stunning hobby farm with exquisite custom home, immaculate barn, and pool house

Richmond, McHenry County, Illinois

A long tree-lined driveway leads you to this incredible property, nestled under mature oak trees on 40 private acres. This secluded retreat features an exquisite custom home built in 1996, a fantastic in-ground pool, incredible pool house and impeccable 35x75 foot barn. Inside you'll find a spacious open Kitchen and Family Room, complete with Sub-Zero refrigerator, Viking double oven, and a substantial island with breakfast bar seating. Be prepared to be wowed by the Living Room with a cathedral ceiling and exposed beams, gorgeous stone fireplace and radiant heated hardwood floors. The Master Suite is perfectly situated in one wing and features a luxurious bathroom with whirlpool tub, steam shower, separate vanities, large custom walk-in closet and access to the heated stone patio. Completing the main level is a gorgeous Dining Room boasting a cathedral ceiling with exposed beams and a fantastic picture window, in addition to the brand NEW Laundry Room, a Powder Room and Mudroom leading to the pool. Upstairs is sure to impress with two spacious ensuite Bedrooms and a Loft highlighted by a beautiful stone fireplace. The lower level features a Media Room, Exercise Room / 4th Bedroom, full Bathroom with walk-in shower, Rec Room with an additional river rock fireplace and abundant storage. Outside you will be amazed by the custom brick and stone Pool House boasting a stunning fireplace, wood cathedral ceiling and beams. Enjoy entertaining beside the 9.5 ft. deep in-ground heated pool while taking in this peaceful setting. The impeccable barn is equipped with 5 stalls, tack room, radiant heated floor, and a brand new metal roof in '19. Three corrals and a path to the pasture await. The spectacular wooded acreage is completely fenced in and partially outlined by a new gravel path. Feel like you have escaped it all while being only 12 miles from Lake Geneva, WI and 60 miles from Chicago, IL. An incredible hobby farm opportunity; from horses and sheep to cows and chickens, you'll never want to leave once you experience this breathtaking property!

Kelly Malina , d'aprile properties

40.00 ACRES
3466 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Beautiful Gated Equestrian Estate with Large Home and Access to Trails

Wayne, Dupage County, Illinois

Stunning Gated Equestrian retreat on 32+ acres! Two barns with 13 stalls (pasture run-in could easily provide 4 additional stalls) - all with rubber matting. Hay storage and tack room. 4 large pastures for turn-out. Regulation sized outdoor arena with all weather footing. Large round pen for training. Euro-walker. Huge Machine Barn for equipment storage. Two event courses. Two ponds, which provide fishing and wildlife viewing. Space for an indoor arena - plus the whole property is wired with 800 amp electrical power. Sufficient parking and entrance and egress for multiple trailers. Ride your horses in the adjacent 600 acres of Forest Preserve. Entire property is fenced for horse safety.

Beth Tabor , Keller Williams Inspire

32.50 ACRES
4100 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Rural horse property with home, stable, private lake, hobby shop.

Buda, Bureau County, Illinois

If you would like to get out of road rage traffic, big city pollution and be isolated from disease by social distancing, you should see this property. Lovely custom built 4500 Sq Ft all brick home on 13 acres, w/additional acres available. Horse barn, shop & storage, and a 3-sided shelter. Located 6 miles from Int. State 80, 15 miles from Princeton Il. (w/Amtrak commute to Chicago 120 miles NE.) Fifty miles from Peoria or the Quad Cities. Property all fenced. Eat in kitchen w/hickory floor, custom Amish made oak cabinets, Corian counter tops, flat surface electric range, two large windows overlook the 3 1/2 acre stocked lake. On the main floor is the master suite w/whirlpool tub, oak floor, 2 sink vanity, His & Her walk in closets & separate shower. Bedroom has a tray ceiling w/ oak crown molding and indirect lighting. A large LR/DR w/ lots of windows, carpeted, oak crown molding, chair rail & an oak stairway. Between the kitchen & LR is a 3-sided gas fireplace. Laundry room, 2nd BR or office, 2nd full bathroom w/shower and a breezeway which leads to the lower level. The walk out lower level has 4 BR, 2 Bathrooms, kitchen/LR, plumbed for LP gas for fireplace. Laundry room & storeroom. All BR & LR have windows. Has 1 shared and 1 private entrance. Hurd windows thru-out w/vinyl outside & wood inside. All large oak wood trim & doors. 6" walls, 45-year roof, vinyl outside trim, 50 gal. per min. well & large septic. Aqua-thermo heat on main floor & LP gas on lower level. Each level handicap accessible. Screened in porch, lighted water fall and lots of landscaping. Seal coated drive & lots of vinyl fence. 36 x 50 horse barn has 5 stalls w/automatic waters, tack room, wash bay & upstairs bunk house. 30 x 50 heated shop w/ gas furnace, 1/2 bathroom & 1 overhead door. 30 x 50 storage has 2 large overhead doors & 1 sliding door. 2 pastures, __ acres w/ automatic waters. Close to good newer public school & some Christian schools in the area. Fast internet available. This is a must-see piece of property. Could be a duplex, bed & breakfast, retreat center or a place for a large family. For us it was a place for our children & grandchildren to come & spend the weekend. We built this in 2003 and now have decided to downsize and move to Az. Contact 815.878.6853 or 815 878.5501

Donald Grubb

13.00 ACRES
4500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Pristine Horse Property in Paris, IL

Paris, Edgar County, Illinois

Pristine horse farm located just south of Paris. Appealing 11+ acre farm on scenic, rolling acreage, includes a 5 stall barn, tack room, groom area and 72' x 112' Coverall indoor arena with sand footing. The spacious ranch home has hickory cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a walkout basement, 2nd kitchenette, 2 laundry rooms, a pellet wood fireplace and is wired for a generator. The home overlooks a pond stocked with Bass & Bluegill. Outbuilding has spray foam insulation inside the metal siding and keeps it cozy in cool weather. It features a full bathroom, office space and additional areas that could be used for any hobby or RV/ boat storage. There is a "lean to" with gravel floor, attached to the outbuilding, for additional storage or stall space. The seller has used the horse facility for barrel racing & is suitable for any equine discipline. Opportunity to board horses and produce an extra income. There are approximately 2 acres fenced for turnout, 5 acres in hay & 4 dry lots attached to the stalls. The sellers have taken immaculate care of the property & shows extreme pride of ownership. Don't miss the drone footage to see the full view of this beautiful & serene property.

Jody Hannagan-Quiram , Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group

11.40 ACRES
1488 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Dreamy Large Equestrian Facility and Awesome Ranch Home on 10 Acres

Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois

~Equestrian lovers this one is for you!!~ 10-acre estate showcases a custom-built, 5-bedroom, 3.1-bath ranch home with a finished walk-out basement which boasts another kitchen, 2 living room areas, 3 bedrooms. Upstairs has a HUGE kitchen with TONS of natural light, overlooking the barn and country skyline. Large deck out back, and patio below with a hot tub. ~Soaring ceilings throughout home~ 2-story fireplace services the family room, kitchen, AND the basement. Natural gas home NOT propane here. AWESOME barn with 24 stalls, indoor arena (80 x 120) and outdoor arena (100 x 200), 9 pastures and a run-in shelter. Pastures have electric and water. The barn is VERY well built using Southern Yellow Pine, 12' cement aisles, a heated viewing room, and is all very well insulated and maintained. The hayloft holds 4500 bales of hay! The owners did NOT cheap out on this property. Solid solid solid!!!! This is a turn-key horse property in a VERY desirable location. Bring your own herd or make it an enjoyable business investment. Just a stroll on your horse out back to the McHenry County trail system.

Sandy Klemm , Real People Realty

10.00 ACRES
4150 SQ FT

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