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Christian County Recreational Farm

MapPin Christian, IL
20.5 Acres
  • Residential
  • Horse Property
  • Deer
  • Mature Trees

Property Description

Hard to find Christian County, Bear Creek Township recreational property with beautiful homesite. The property consists of 20.5± acres of mature timber, 4 bedroom/2 bath home, 3 storage buildings, 2 private wells, 2 private septic systems, 1.5± acres which could be used for hay production, gardening, outdoor gaming, or food plots all accessed from a long private drive. The property is located minutes from Palmer, IL, approximately 15 minutes from Taylorville, IL, and under 45 minutes from Springfield, IL. The home and structures are being SOLD AS IS. There is a large 59' x 60'± insulated Cleary building with radiant heat, extra thick concrete floors, one walk through door, two large overhead doors with one opener, two half bathrooms, loft, and private well and septic. Replicating this structure would come at a staggering cost. For many years the building was known throughout the midwest as a first class event center for the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association. The building was equipped to hold practices, events, and competitions. The structure could still be utilized for indoor gaming activities or converted to a beautiful home or shop since all the infrastructure is in place.The property also has a 30' x 54' cold storage Morton Building equipped with one walk through door, large slider doors, electric throughout and a small cedar shed equipped with electric. The mature timber on the property will not disappoint. There are mature oaks, walnuts, and hickory throughout the timber. There is a large amount of deer, turkey, and wildlife that utilize the property. Several mature whitetail have been taken on this property and are regular visitors to trail cameras. The property also boasts a good turkey population both in the fall and spring. This quaint property is the perfect size for someone who would like all the amenities of home surrounded by great hunting, hiking, mountain biking, or bird watching. The possibilities are endless on this hard to find 20± acre Christian County property. Please contact AcrePro Broker Jim Ferguson with any questions or to schedule a showing.

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Driving Directions

North on County Rd. 675 E. from Palmer, IL. West (LEFT) on E. 900 NORTH RD. The property is approximately a 1/4 mile West and driveway is on the North (RIGHT) side of the road.

Agent BIO

Jim Ferguson
Land Specialist

Jim Ferguson

About Jim Ferguson

Jim attended the University of Illinois and Illinois State University, where he completed his bachelor’s degree and graduate work. He has assisted clients in a wide range of real estate needs from large agriculture to quaint recreational properties. Born and raised in central Illinois, Jim grew up around his family farm operations in Champaign and Tazewell Counties. He has been an avid hunter and fisherman his whole life and has been fortunate to chase trophy whitetail all over the Midwest. Over the past 20 years, Jim’s hunting and habitat experiences have centered around central Illinois, where he still lives today with his wife Laura, and their son and daughter. He spends much of his time on his family farms in the McLean and Fulton County areas, providing him with a vast knowledge base to assist clients throughout the land buying and selling processes. Jim is excited to share his knowledge and assist you in finding your dream property. Whether you are looking for rich agricultural ground, highly managed hunting ground, or a family recreational property, Jim will work tirelessly to meet your needs.