Idyllic, hilly 10-acres with house, shop/garage, patio, hay field, creek, pond, woods & landscape full of great variety of mature trees. Rural, quiet, and secluded. Vintage-chic two-story farmhouse with original wood floors, ceiling beams, cottage-style interior trim with bead-board touches, & fireplace - 8 rooms. Claw-foot tub in bay window. A walk around the property is a walk through a dozen different little places - pond, field, orchard swing, hammock by the creek, etc. Separate octagonal, 700 sq ft shop/garage with heat, dust extraction, compressed air, and generous electrical. Historic timber frame barn. Great place for horses, any kind of farming, gardening, commuting to rockford, near chicago suburbs, or a weekend get-away from the big city. If you aren't into farming, just ask a local farmer to harvest the hay field and keep your very nice agricultural tax designation. Trees include pear, apple, oaks, maples, pines, firs, blue spruce, cherry, walnut, willow, arbor vitae, clump birch, and much more. Watch the occasional turtle come up from the pond to lay eggs. Also river otter, weasels, wild turkeys, pheasant, spotted salamanders, and more. 5 minutes to the metra station into chicago. 10 minutes to restaurants, art galleries, and historic woodstock square. 20 minutes to geneva lake, wisconsin.
The vacancy rate of homes in 60152 is
6.71% with 72.14% of homes being owner-occupied. The median household income in 60152 is $61328 per year with those between 45 and 64 having the highest median income at $68194.