18311, 18317 Garden Valley Road, Marengo, IL 60152 | MLS 11706752 | Listing Information | J.W. Reedy Realty

18311, 18317 Garden Valley Road
Marengo, IL 60152

Single Family
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: Keller Williams North Shore West
J.W. Reedy Realty> Illinois> Marengo> 60152
Cherry Lane Farm, an exceedingly private one-of-a-kind storybook property, boasts 63.33 acres, 56 tillable (100% organic), wetlands along the Kishwaukee River's north branch, woods, w/10 OUTBUILDINGS. Dozens of mature fruit trees & bushes, raised-bed vegetable garden, root cellar, cutting flower garden, 2 GREENHOUSES (one w/attached garage), plus mature winterberry bushes & 20+ varieties of ornamental branches used by local florists. Additionally, 20 fenced-in acres offfarmland/pasture is ready for animals, crops, or more trees. All gardens were designed by the owner, a renowned horticulturist & garden designer. OUTBUILDINGS include petite GUEST HOUSE w/heat, A/C & sweet covered porch. ANTIQUE BARN, ideal for hosting weddings and large events, is finished w/cobblestone floor & open-beam, airy upper level. 4-SEASON GAZEBO w/woodstove, 8' stone bonfire pit & nearby bluestone Council Ring - perfect for intimate gatherings. PROFESSIONAL ART STUDIO w/gallery, teaching space, dark room, work room, half bath, loft storage, library ladder for high shelves, double sink & lg deck overlooking an Asian Pear Grove. Remote-controlled skylights throughout for abundant natural light and mature peach trees within arms' reach. CONFERENCE CENTER, a fabulously renovated (heated) antique tractor barn designed for classes, seminars, meetings, & corporate events. Corn crib is now an XL TOOL SHED. Not to be overlooked are 2 CHICKEN HOUSES w/attached covered runs. IF DESIRED, THERE ARE MYRIAD WAYS TO GENERATE INCOME! CHERRY LANE FARM IS IN TURN-KEY SHAPE FOR HOSTING CLASSES, SEMINARS, PRIVATE PARTIES, WEDDINGS, & CORPORATE EVENTS. OTHER KNOWN INCOME SOURCES INCLUDE TRADITIONAL FARMING, VACATION & STORAGE SPACE RENTAL, CLEAN ENERGY PRODUCTION, HOME BUSINESS, FREE-RANGE GRASS-FED BEEF, SELLING BRANCHES TO THE FLORAL INDUSTRY, FARMERS' MARKETS. ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES!The only limit is your imagination. This farm is a powerful example of clean, sustainable living. Not only is it a MUST SEE, it's a MUST EXPERIENCE!
Residential - Single Family, Farmhouse, 2 Story
2 Full
Mc Henry
63.33 Acres
Private Well
Aluminum siding
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