The 1,217.5 acre property includes a 5264-square-foot main residence/hunting lodge and 1440-square-foot detached garage, 523 acres farmed out, and is located at 6349 1725 E. Street in Tiskilwa, known as "Cloverleaf Ranch."
The listing price is $18.9 million.
The residence/lodge is a five bedroom, four and a half bathroom home built in the traditional American huntsman style popularized by Theodore Roosevelt and finished and flourished with state-of-the-art amenities. An indoor patio with a stone hot tub runs along the lakeside to afford the masters of the estate luxury entertaining opportunities and a stunning view year-round. The classic elegance of the high-quality wood, stone, and brick combined with the den's centerpiece fireplace invites and maintains the easy intimacy of friends and family. Of both history and memories yet to be made.
The detached 8 car garage (1440 sq ft) is designed for easy storage and fully stocked with a range of ATVs, dirt bikes, golf carts and other toys. More than merely a place to store one's gadgets; high ceilings, great overhead lighting, and workman's stations combined with great ventilation system allows for proper safety and easy workflow space for the serious craftsman or enthusiast.
The grounds descend from manicured lawns to verges of arenas for play. An olympics-regulation skeet and trap shooting range buttresses against well-established woodland copse flourishing with game birds. The sprawling hunting grounds are replete with quail, wild turkey, deer, pheasant, and coyote. A FAA approved runway perfect for the owner who demands a certain degree of privacy. Dirt roads with varied terrain to give ATV's and dirtbikes a workout and their riders' new adventures.
A gazebo signals ahead to the sandy beach that gives way to the exquisitely maintained lake. From the private docks the owner has thirty-four acres of pristine waters to angle stocked with muskie, large- & small mouth bass, perch, and walleye. A solar bubbler aeration system keeps the water properly aerated for healthy and thriving trophies.
The Cloverleaf ranch is a country estate for the discerning homeowner. The grounds can entertain and delight the many or can be an exclusive abode where the owners can unwind in true privacy. The sprawling estate offers as many opportunities as the homeowner wills.
The listing agent, Michael LaFido of Conlon/Christie's International.