Beneath the willow

Beneath the Willow


  1. We are putting our beloved Gilman, Illinois farm up for sale! It is time to move on in our lives and we plan our changes with bittersweet but hopeful hearts. If there is anyone interested in living the serene country life here in our little bit of Heaven please text or facebook message us for more details. The farm location telephone number is 815-683-2851 and my cell phone number is 773-368-5258. The house is 4026 sq feet and there are photos of some of the rooms on the “house details” page of this site and exterior images of the 15 acres on the “location” page. There is more information included in the other comment on this page.Thank you for your interest!

  2. Delightful country living just 90 miles from Chicago. Serene and private 15 acres includes a 1 acre aerated stocked pond with swimming beach and dock, 5 acres of woods. Hot tub, workshop, screened back porch, wraparound front porch, landscaped gardens, vegetable garden, small orchard with productive apple, peach and cherry trees. A 4026 sf house with full 1024 sf basement with workshop and extra laundry facilities. Geothermal heat, 3 fireplaces, wood floors. There are 6 bedrooms and 3 baths. The first floor has a disabled person living area with separate entrance and handicapped equipped bathroom and shower..
    Included is a 30′ by 47′ Morton building 4 stall horse barn with concrete floors, running water and electric. Fenced dry lot and 60′ metal rail round pen for training, two outdoor 3 sided animal shelters. Other outbuildings include two attached garage sheds consisting of a 26′ x 40′ space with a 24′ x 17′ shop area with 10′ overhead door and rear sliding barn door, a double chicken coop, duck pen and three doghouses within two fenced in dog runs. Mature Bald Cypress trees, Oak, Willow, Elm, Catalpa and Ginko are among the many trees that offer privacy and shade. There are many other amenities too numerous to list. It has been appraised and is priced at $425,000.

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