Enchanted 598 acre gated estate - secluded and unique.The home has the finest finishes throughout with a well planned floorplan. The stunning home features a fully paneled living room with enormous stone fireplace, a 25 ceiling and a wall of windows overlooking stunning views, an unequalled main floor master suite with a private 3 season sunroom/deck, all bedrooms are ensuite, radiant floor heating, 6 heat/air zones, a gourmet kitchen including Wolf range, Sub Zero, custom pine cabinets, an eating area with fireplace, oak and tumbled marble flooring. The property is a hunters paradise and includes a separate trophy building with bar and patio/deck, a workshop with tables, shelves, a cold storage unit, smoke house and a pheasant fly pen - buildings have exceptional finishes, custom mural, paneled, bathrooms and heated. Land would be highly suitable for an equestrian center -miles of mowed trails for riding. Multiple stocked ponds and in-ground pool. Truly remarkable property.
Special Features 4351 Hammer Road, Scales Mound IL
Exquisite secluded gated estate - property is fully fenced.
Estate property offered with 291 acres, 487 acres or 598 acres. Property has an exceptional mix of meadows, cultivated acreage and wooded areas. Miles of mowed trails throughout the property ideal for riding and the land is highly suitable for an equestrian center.
The property has some of the best private hunting in Northern Illinois with a healthy population of deer, pheasant and turkey. There are a number of hunting blinds on the property and there are 30 acres of food plots for the deer.
Stunning home offers approximately 9800 sf of living space with expansive views from all major rooms of the patio, in-ground pool, meadows, forested areas, mountains and enormous stocked pond with gazebo and dock.
Home has been constructed with the finest finished throughout including hardwood and tumbled marble flooring with in-floor radiant heat and custom cabinetry and woodwork.
Main floor master suite with a private 3 season sunroom/deck and a luxurious master bath area with tumbled marble flooring, radiant floor heating , marble surfaces, stand alone soaking tub, oversized walk-in shower with multiple shower heads, separate room for toilet and bidet and an spacious separated his/her master closet.
The space was incredibly well planned including large en suite bedrooms, enormous living room entertainment area with soaring 25 ceilings and wall of windows with spectacular views, pool/patio walkout level has multiple bedrooms, an spacious entertainment recreational room and gym.
State of the art security system with video capability in home, trophy building and workshop.
Gourmet Kitchen features including Wolf range, Sub Zero refrigerator with separate freezer drawers, Kitchen aid trash compactor, dishwasher, walk-in pantry, Oak flooring and custom Pine cabinets, 19 vaulted ceiling and wood burning fireplace in front of eating area.
Other features in the home are an automatic 50 KW generator with a dedicated 1000 gallon propane tank, central vac, intercom system, french drain system around house, all decks are low maintenance Ipe wood, exterior is stone and cedar siding with a cedar shake roof, invisible pet fencing, 6 A/C and heating zones, 3 wells on property (one for the home, one for the trophy building and one for the equipment and workshop buildings.
The patio/pool area is an entertainment delight. Pool is 19.5 by 43 with a diving board, a pool house that opens with a bar area, spacious patio with speakers and views off cliff area to meadows and pond.
Trophy building is 81 by 55 and has a ceiling height of 12 with ceiling fans, a 4 car tandem garage, radiant heating in stamped concrete flooring, air conditioned, WI-FI, a large bar area with sink, dishwasher and refrigerator, sliding doors to a deck area, closets, storage and 3/4 bath. This space is currently used to display hunting trophies but the space could be converted for a number of purposes.
The workshop building is fully paneled with multiple rooms and spaces. One space is 31 by 30.5 with a walk-in cooler, tile flooring, gun reloading area, fully paneled with storage cabinets and closets and a smoke house just outside the back door. Another space is a large paneled garage area with 12 overhead door and a safe. A third room, also fully paneled, with 12 ceiling, sink, stove refrigerator and freezer and multiple work tables. The building has a large pheasant fly pen with barn door access and bird food storage area.
There are 5 ponds on the property - four are stocked for fishing and one is a deer pond. Four of the ponds are treated 3 times a year for weed and algae control. The ponds are stocked with Blue Gill, Catfish, large mouth Bass, Striped Perch and Walleye. One of the ponds is aerated and has a fish feeder. Fish have been raised and have developed to large sizes - great sport and dinner.