Horse Farms For Sale in Illinois, Horse Property For Sale in IL

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.
Completely Renovated Farmette with Brand New Large Accessory Building!

Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois

Completely renovated breathtaking farmette on nearly 8 acres, zoned A1, with a brand new large accessory building minutes from town. Thoughtfully and privately tucked away yet moments from downtown Crystal Lake is a true horse lovers retreat. Transformation by local award-winning builder includes rebuilt stylish mid-century modern home with with open plan and energy efficient features including spray foam insulation, LP SmartSide trim and siding, and triple pane Pella windows with integral shades. Sleek kitchen with all stainless appliances and solid Quartz countertops open to vaulted family room with powerful high efficiency wood burning stove. Impeccable finishes, high-end materials and millwork throughout. 7000 SF architecturally fabulous accessory building added in 2023 offers countless possibilities with (4) 14X16 overhead doors to fit any commercial or recreational vehicle. Two separate private and enclosed spaces: 40X20 and 15X15: featuring brand new A/C and HVAC, spray foam insulation, and triple pane Pella windows with integral shades in this ideal work-from-home set up! Three graceful grass pastures, 65X70 limestone arena, 30X40 5-stall horse barn, and 10X20 run-in shelter surrounded and nestled by majestic 200 year-old oaks and pines. Serene views overlooking pond, pastures, and your personal slice of heaven. Easy access to in-town conveniences, commuter train and Crystal Lake's award-winning schools.

Scott Federighi , Keller Williams Success Realty

7.80 ACRES
1520 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Hampshire, Kane County, Illinois

COMING SOON! 5 ACRE FARMETTE / PRIVATE HORSE PROPERTY IN BURLINGTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT! Zoned F; Farming District. 2-Story BRICK HOME was built in 1990 and features 2,685 sq ft with 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths and a 2-car garage. YOU'LL LOVE THE KITCHEN...LARGE ISLAND, a full wall of soft-close cabinets, stainless steel appliances and canned lighting. The Kitchen is open to a Breakfast Area and Family Room. Family Room features a fireplace and sliding glass door that leads out to the deck; that has southern exposure. The first floor also features a Laundry Room, Office, Half Bath, Formal Living and Dining Room. The Master Bedroom features a separate sitting area, tray ceilings, Walk-In-Closet and a Master Bathroom with a jetted tub and separate shower. Basement has some walls studded out for finishing, plumbing roughed in for a bathroom and exterior access. The HORSE BARN is 36x40 built by FBI and has insulated walls and ceiling. It features a tack room and room for 6 stalls (1 stall is horse-ready). Or use part of the Outbuilding as a Workshop. Water and electric. Three fenced pastures (fence posts are good, but the woven wire needs replacing). House needs a new roof, drywall repair and painting as well as some new flooring. They are getting quotes for some repairs but prefers to provide a credit or negotiate on sale price and sell "As-Is". This one can be a real Gem with some TLC. Property is at the end of a cul-de-sac - easy to turn your trailer around and is just minutes from Fox Valley Saddle Association.

Amy Rogus , Century 21 Circle - Farm & Ranch Agent

5.00 ACRES
2685 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Beautiful House with Room for 2 horses

Aurora, Kane County, Illinois

The home at 8S321 S Barnes Rd, located in unincorporated Aurora, IL, is a magnificent single-family home re-constructed in 1991 and was fully renovated in 2016. Nicknamed "The Park" by family and friends, this beautiful estate sits on a spacious lot spanning 1.31 acres the back yard sits on Historic BlackBerry Creek. The front of the house faces expansive farmland and neighbors have acre+ lots giving you quiet and privacy. Zoning is FARM and you have room for Horses. Just add water!! The yard is alive with vibrant color all year long with hundreds of perennials carefully planted by a Master Gardener to provide beautiful blooms throughout the summer and fall. The yard is breathtaking, with stone and paver garden beds carefully arranged in a picturesque setting used by many Brides for wedding pictures. Turn in the drive and enter a country resort with a lovely paver courtyard and stone accented building. A beautiful wood front door welcomes you into the house entryway framed by arched windows. With a combination of old world charm and unique architectural accents the house boasts a total finished area of 4,100 square feet. With 13 rooms you have a space for every mood , and plenty of room for entertaining guests or accommodating a large family. The two-story structure provides a sense of grandeur and elegance, with its impressive architectural design and meticulously maintained exterior. All buildings have new roofs and gutters as of 7/23 and were painted 10/22. Upon entering the home, one is immediately greeted by a welcoming ambiance and a sense of warmth. The interior of the property is tastefully decorated and features high-quality finishes throughout. From the moment you step foot inside, you will be captivated by the attention to detail and craftsmanship that went into creating this remarkable abode. The living spaces within the home are thoughtfully designed with custom finishes. The entire home was completely remodeled in 2016 with hardwood, granite, porcelain tile flooring and custom cabinetry throughout. An expanded kitchen features a large Island, a Breakfast Bar, Beverage cooler, Bar sink and huge Pantry. The expansive lot size of 1.31 is a dream outdoor oasis. Built in 2020, a modern 28'x20' porcelain tile patio has a large 12' x 16' Gazebo complete with electrical, fan, lights and a bar shelf. Facing a beautiful wildflower garden just add a fountain, grill and fire pit for a total resort setting. If you prefer indoor comfort with a beautiful view of the yard, you can move to the "little house" just steps away. More like a comfy cottage, this 240 sq ft building is additional living space and has a vaulted ceiling, a small half bath, and is air conditioned and heated. Used as a guest house by current owners this space has unlimited possibilities. Man Cave, She Shack, Kids Playhouse, or Home office make it what best suits your lifestyle. Need a Barn, Workshop or vehicle space? A second driveway entrance will take you to an additional 31'x25' one and a half story building. This cement Block and Brick structure has a concrete floor and 2 automatic garage doors. It is currently used for storage but could be modified to accommodate horse stalls. The half story attic would make a great place to store hay. Zoned F for Farm, Horses are Welcome! So many positive features. First, it is located in Unincorporated Aurora/Sugar Grove, you will save thousands in property taxes compared to Aurora and surrounding communities. Second, it is part of Kaneland school district with 6 schools serving the community. Third, the location is a quiet oasis but not isolated as you have access to amazing amenities. Family activities like baseball, soccer, swimming fishing hiking are 5-10 minutes away. This includes Blackberry Farm a family Favorite Destination. A 15 minute drive in all directions will give you a diverse range of shopping, Dining, and entertainment options. Additionally, the property is conveniently located 6 minutes from I-88, 5 minutes from Rt. 47 and other major transportation routes making communing a breeze. Kane county has 17 Horse trails and several are only a 15-20 minute drive.

Elaine Wathen

1.31 ACRES
4100 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
PRIME FARMLAND 138.8 PI Burlington Schools

Sycamore, Kane County, Illinois

PRIME FARMLAND in the Burlington School District! Class A soils and a beautiful buildable Homesite. This 15 acre parcel is suitable for horses, livestock, garden, and still have room to farm with an excellent soil PI of 138.8. There is an adjacent 15 acre parcel for sale also, 000 Lukens Road.

Peggy Ramirez , Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group

15.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.

Somonauk, Lasalle County, Illinois

5 ACRE BUILDABLE PARCEL; OUT IN THE COUNTRY, YET ONLY MINUTES FROM TOWN! Build your DREAM HOME and BARN / OUTBUILDING here. This lot has some large trees which would offer shade and beauty as well as some privacy. Plenty of room for the house, barn and indoor arena or workshop. East and west exposure - perfect for decks and porches / sunrises and sunsets. Just south of Lake Holiday on Somonauk / Serena County Highway / Hoxsey Road. Easy 2 mile drive up to Rt 34 if you need to commute. Close-by are multiple different Forest Preserves for additional outdoor recreation and the Fox River for a summer float! Currently an established hay field. Just fence it in and bring your horse home. Electric is at the street. Will need well and septic. Zoned Rural Residential (No restrictions on farm animals in Rural Residential). Recently split. New PIN # to be established after closing. Parcel is outlined in yellow in the photos.

Amy Rogus , Century 21 Circle - Farm & Ranch Agent

5.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.

Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois

ONEY'S TREE FARM, is one of the oldest historic landmarks in McHenry County built in 1838. It has been noted as the longest operating Christmas Tree Farms, where Generations have experienced the joys of Christmas and the tradition of bring home their "Special Tree" for the Holidays. This picturesque 45 acre farm has so much to offer. The location is exceptional being located on Highway 14 in Unincorporated Woodstock, just minutes from the Historic Square. The farm is being offered as a turnkey operation, year around business. It has a huge parking lot to accommodate the massive business. The Business includes all tree inventory, two houses, two barns, several outbuildings, including the home of Mrs. Clause, all farm equipment, on 45 acres. The seller has additional inventory on another 46 acre parcel with a five year lease that goes with the farm, There is additional acreage available at an separate cost and different seller (Call for details).

S. Lynn Klotz , BHHS STARCK RE

45.00 ACRES
2600 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Elegant Estate on 55 + Acres of Serene Countryside

Harvard, McHenry County, Illinois

This must just be the most romantic home and property in McHenry County. The experience begins with a long driveway that starts at Giant White Oaks and twists and turns thru a park like setting, past a charming bern over a beautiful stone bridge and up a hill. At the top, the Nantucket style home is surrounded by perennial flower gardens and pastoral countryside. Inside the home is brimming with architectural details that makes this home so special with custom features and exceptional quality. This 5 Bedroom and 4 1/2 Bath, Estate has been lovingly cared for and the attention to details shows. Located only 15 minutes to Fontana-on-Geneva Lake and other communities for swimming and boating, shopping, hiking. The metra is a short 10 minutes away which is perfect because you are are centrally located between Chicago, Rockford and Milwaukee

S. Lynn Klotz , BHHS STARCK RE

55.00 ACRES
4736 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Reduced Price! 56.85 Acre Equestrian Property with 10 Stalls

Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

Price Reduced! 56.85 acres located just west Freeport, Illinois . Approximately 50 tillable acres to grow hay. 13,000+ sq. ft. indoor riding arena with office space & upper level living area. 50' X 72' building with 10 box stalls, tack & feed rooms. 40' X 80' pole building for hay & machinery storage. Located on the west edge of Freeport the possibilities are endless for this property. Could be used for other business. Future development potential. Call Mike at Jim Sullivan Realty. 815-266-1129.

Mike Mahoney , Jim Sullivan Realty

56.85 ACRES


Sold Aug 2023

Horse Property for sale.
Magnificent 20 Acre property with house, creek and 2 stocked ponds!

Worden, Madison County, Illinois

Magnificent estate that feels like a retreat in a serene setting; offers breathtaking views & plenty of privacy! This rare opportunity encompasses a 4 bed/3bath home on 20+ beautiful acres lined by tall pines, w/ 2 stocked ponds, 2 large outbuildings & a creek running through the property. The sole owners spared no expense building this custom home. The spacious, light-filled ranch welcomes w/ gleaming hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings & open floor plan w/ main floor laundry. Whip up meals in the chef’s kitchen lined w/ oak cabinets, granite counters & stainless appliances. The owner’s suite boasts a remodeled bath & walk-in closet. The LL includes a 4th BR w/ walk-in closet, full bath, large LR & tons of storage. Relax on the patio, swim in the ponds or fish off the dock (cleaning station & electric), work in one of the outbuildings (1 has a woodburning stove, sink & urinal). Make years of memories in this meticulously maintained home! Roof-’18, AC, furnace, WH.

Tara Riggs , Re/Max Alliance

20.69 ACRES
3155 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
The Prestigious Freedom Hill Farm

Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois

The prestigious Freedom Hill Farm, birth place and early life home of several stakes caliber and fast class race horses is available for sale. The farm has 20 useful sized paddocks with oak board fences, 5 larger pastures with moveable fences and underground water supply. In addition, there is a 2 acre fishing pond stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish. A covered picnic area, conveniently located adjacent to the pond, has a cement floor, as well as a large wooden deck that extends out over the water. This is the perfect spot to entertain guests or relax while watching the sunset. The farm has a main barn with 51 box stalls, constructed using 2 inch rough cut oak board walls and fronts. There are underground water supply lines to all stalls, with several that have automatic individual waterers. Eight of the stalls are larger and used for foaling and to house mares with newborn foals. Six of these stalls are wired for cameras that are connected by underground coaxial cable to a monitor in the house and to monitors in the break room and in the barn apartment. The main barn is has 14,040 sq. feet of space. It is a pole barn with two drive-through isles, one of which has a cement floor. It includes hay storage over the stalls with openings to drop hay into each stall from above. The insulated barn and stalls are well lit and has roof top ventilators. With four or five horses present it does not require additional heat even on the coldest nights of winter to keep water sources from freezing. It remains cool in the summer. We used this barn to house training race horses, finish sale prepping yearlings, rehab horses, foal mares, board horses, and inseminate mares. The barn has a double stall wash area with hot water. Next to the wash stall area is a half bathroom with an electric wall heater. In the main barn there is a breeding chute, blacksmith shop, overhead hay storage, office, break and supply room, tack room with clothes washer and drying appliances, storage space. The second floor apartment has a kitchen/living room, bedroom, and full bathroom. It has electric heat, cook stove, window air conditioner, satellite T.V. hookup and a monitor to watch foaling mares. This is an efficient, multi-purpose designed barn. There is a half mile dirt training track. A tractor shed provides space for various type of equipment and has a work bench and storage space with lots of shelves. This building has an addition with 6 stalls for overflow needs and storage use in it. Adjacent to the main barn, you will find a six horse computer controlled Odyssey Exerciser. It is under an insulated roof to help shield horses form extreme heat in the summer. It can be used as a hot walker and because of the electronic speed control it can be used to condition race horses and muscle up sale horses. The 4,104 sq. feet main yearling barn is divided into two run in areas with each side having an automatic waterer. One side is currently used for fillies and the other for male colts. Between the two sides is a complex of gates designed to safely and efficiently handle individual yearlings for grooming, training, and veterinary access. The gates allow yearlings to be separated and put into a handling chute by one person. The chute is made of 2 inch round pipe for safely handling and inspecting yearlings. Hay is stored above the center aisle complex for easy feeding to each of the run in areas. In addition to the yearling barn there is a second yearling barn across the lane. It is a two lot run in barn with lights and automatic waterers to handle excess yearlings. Built-in grain and hay feeders are also located in each run in area. This barn has a drive through lane to park horse trailers or other equipment. The farm has a barn that is currently used for hay storage but was originally constructed as a horse run in barn. There is another small lot with a run in barn in addition to those already described. Underground water lines supply outdoor hydrants in most strategic locations. This property also features a historic home built in the late 1800s. The main level is comprised of the kitchen, living room, one full bathroom, and a half bath. The upstairs has three bedrooms. The basement houses the HVAC system and water heater. Right click and go to the below link:

Adam Crumrin , Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC

76.20 ACRES

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