Thursday, Jun. 20, 2024


Beautiful 35 acre property in southern Illinois offered at 470000.00


Very motivated sellers- price reduced, bring your best offer! Seeking refuge from today’s world? Escape to this sanctuary located in the beautiful countryside of southern Illinois. This is your opportunity to own an immaculate equestrian facility, perfect for a family, as a training facility, equine retirement home, or equine rescue- the possibilities are endless. The property includes a horse barn with a 200 x 72 indoor arena, loft apartment overlooking the stalls and a lovely 2656 sq. ft. ranch style home featuring 3 bedroom 2 ½ baths.
The two story Morton barn and 200 x 72 arena were constructed in 2005. The barn includes 5 Classic Equine Stalls with attached paddocks. Two of the stalls are 18 x 12 and three are 12 x 12, all with Stable Comfort Equine Flooring System. They include grain feeders, Nelson automatic waterers, dutch doors, individual yellow night lights in the stalls and auto lights for the paddocks at night. The paddocks have Ottosport footing as in the riding arena. There are living quarters above stables with a kitchen and full bathroom that includes a pedestal soaker tub and beautiful granite floors. There is an upstairs viewing area of the riding arena as well as windows that overlook the stalls. On the ground floor of the facility is a comfortable matted aisle, a fully matted, heated wash rack and drying/grooming stall, heated tack room with wall mounted saddle racks and wall mounted bridle brackets, and wall mounted boot racks. Also included is a separate heated feed room. Wall mounted blanket racks can be found in the aisle. There is a full bathroom that has a shower and includes an extra large capacity washer & dryer.
The 200 x 72 indoor riding arena has an 18 ft. high ceiling, professional footing by Otto Sport, light panels all around, commercial lighting, 5 cupolas and fans to minimize/eliminate any dust problems and kickboards on all walls.
Outside on the grounds are 3 separate turnouts encompassing over 15 acres surrounded by premium Electobraid solar fencing with fiberglass posts. Optional additional turnout area (currently unfenced) with a run in available between house and stable. There is water and electrical access for each turnout. Next to the arena is a 75 foot wide round pen.
Grow your own vegetables and herbs in the eight raised garden beds. Have you own fresh eggs! Chickens are safe and happy living in the Amish custom 2 story tower chicken coop that has electric access, windows, buried hardware cloth surround, and enormous run.
There are 3 propane tanks on the property and a 500 gallon personal fuel station for vehicles and tractors. For peace of mind, there are 2 large generators for the house and stables, each with 5 second auto start
The large pole barn has two whisper quiet overhead doors and two sliding doors. The equipment area is heated and the separate hay storage area is unheated.
The house has 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms, a large kitchen with separate dining room, and a large sunny family room with a gas fireplace. Fourth bedroom currently used as office-quiet and private, perfect for working remotely. There is a large fenced back yard with doggie door access.
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

Listed for 470000.00


Call Dave Gilchrist at 618-889-6378 today for your private showing.






Listing Type

For Sale

Property Type

Acreage with Home

Year Built




Total Sq Ft




Full Bathrooms


Half Bathrooms




Garage Stalls


Number of Barns


Horse Stalls




Riding Arena Size

200 x 72

Sales Organization

Coldwell Banker J. David Thompson 618-997-1868


Dave Gilchrist 618-889-6378, 618-997-1868


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