Beautiful House with Room for 2 horses | Aurora, Kane County, Illinois | Horse Farm | Equestrian Estate | Hobby Farm

Beautiful House with Room for 2 horses

Aurora , Kane County , Illinois


Property description

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.


Home Features

  • 4100 Square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 Baths
  • Completely renovated in 2016 with enlarged Kitchen with island and breakfast bar
  • Large pantry and beverage cooler
  • Floors are hardwood, porcelain tile, granite. No carpeting
  • Baths are glass tile, marble and granite
  • All rooms have crown molding
  • Custom Cabinets in Master Bath and Living room
  • All buildings have new roofs 2023 and were painted in fall of 2022
  • Attached 2 car garage with breezeway access from house
  • New 28” x20”porcelain tile deck and 12’x16’ gazebo built in 2020
  • Detached 240 sq ft Little house has half bath heating and cooling for an extra guest room, She Shed, Home Office, Man Cave, Kids play area.
  • Beautiful art glass doors in LR, Pocket doors to Kitchen, and Master BR and Bath
  • Great Room Sky Lights with remote control shades
  • 3 Fire Places 2 gas, one wood
  • First Floor Laundry as well as Basement Laundry hook ups
  • Anderson Windows throughout.
  • First Floor Master BR suite

Lot Features

  • 1.31 Acres with structured garden areas and expansive lawn with mature trees. Facing Barnes Road to the west and BlackBerry creek to the east. Well and Septic. Large grass areas. 2 entrance driveways.

Horse Facility Features

  • It’s not horse ready but it would only take some building modifications and fencing. The large concrete block and brick 35’x21’ building on the property could easily be converted to accommodate 2 large stalls and horse supplies. The half story overhead storage could be used for hay. It has Electricity and water coming to the building and 2 remote control garage doors for entry. The lot has a lot of open grass area and a large shady area by the creek with trees for turn out.


  • 5 miles to schools
  • 45 miles to airports
  • 6 miles to hospitals
  • 5 miles to shopping
  • 15 miles to trails

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8S321 S Barnes Rd, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois


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