Totally private setting zoned for horses - 5 acres with home with in - law suite!
Cary, McHenry County, Illinois
This home and property are the opportunity of a lifetime if you are looking for a totally private setting on 5 acres with mature trees adjacent to hundreds of acres of nature preserve at Hickory Grove Highlands and Lyons Prairie and Marsh, yet only minutes to shopping/dining, schools and Metra! The property is zoned for horses and you can ride directly onto the adjacent trails which are ideal for horseback riding, hiking and cross country skiing. Part of the trail is lit with solar lights so you can even enjoy in the evening! Nearby Hickory Grove Riverfront allows anglers to bank-fish along the Fox River. Truly a nature lovers paradise! All of this and the main home has an open floorplan (3 large bedrooms upstairs, living room, dining room, large kitchen, great room with volume ceiling, private study, screened porch and huge laundry/mud room) with a first floor separate in-law suite with private entrance that allows your family members (parents, adult children, etc.) to have first floor living complete with living room, kitchen, bedroom, wheelchair accessible bath with separate shower and whirlpool tub, sunroom, private screened porch and newer private deck.The in-law suite has its own Trane HVAC (2016) and hot water heater. Part of the property consists of a large, level area ideal for pick-up football games that is also perfectly sunny and well suited for a large garden or the perfect spot to build a stable! The main home has a private study with a fireplace, gas logs and a wall of built-in bookshelves with great views of the front yard. The kitchen has tons of counter space, a Thermador 4-burner gas cooktop with grill & downdraft, a double pantry closet, and large breakfast room. You'll actually look forward to doing the dishes so you can enjoy the beautiful views of the back yard! The kitchen is open to the huge family room with volume ceilings and 2 story fireplace with gas logs. The 3+ car garage has more than enough room for your "big boy" toys and has 18' and 9' doors. There are many skylights throughout that flood the home with natural light and that were new along with the roof in 2011. The master retreat also has a volume ceiling and spacious bath with two separate vanities & whirlpool tub. The unfinished basement is very large and one area is partially finished. Kinetico whole house water filtration system. Phenomenal location within 5 minutes of at least 4 golf courses! Original owners have meticulously maintained this well-built home. Move in and make it your own. Upper Sq Ft: 1400, Main Sq Ft: 3271, Unfinished Lower Sq Ft: 3000, Above Grade Total Sq Ft: 4671, Aprox. Total Finished Sq Ft: 4671, Total Finished/Unfinished Sq Ft: 7671
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