Unique Log Home And Acreage For Sale Near Galena


Welcome to Marion Ridge, a truly one-of-a-kind property just outside of Galena. This home is a piece of art situated on wooded acres nestled on top of a hill. This luxury western red cedar log home was handcrafted by the world-renowned Pioneer Log Homes out of British Columbia. A private gated entrance gives way to a driveway lighted along its entire length. As you round the final turn, you see this amazing home sitting on the hillside. A large porch off the front of the home invites you into the home where you are greeted with a spacious foyer and distinctive tree feature. The entryway leads into the family room with vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and a beautiful brick double-sided fireplace. Open flow from the family room into the kitchen where you find a large kitchen island, Hartland retro appliances and an eat-in dining area. One of two master suites is located on the main floor. This is a large master bedroom with a coffee bar, large closet, double head walk-in shower, and two custom log vanities. Every room on the main floor has a sliding door out to the oversized back deck. Upstairs is a good sized loft or office area. A second master suite features French doors leading out to a private balcony. This second master has all the amenities that the main floor master has to offer. Two identical bunk rooms also reside upstairs and share a full bathroom. The lower level with exposed walkout creates so much entertaining space. You will find a pool room with a full bar, a double-sided fireplace, and an additional living room, as well as another large bedroom and bathroom. The sauna can be found in the lower level as well as a wine cellar. A huge mudroom is located off the rear of the home with 5 separate storage lockers for owners and guests. There is an entrance from the lower level garage into the mudroom. The main level heated garage boasts unique doors that open on the side creating a very cool effect. An amazing screened-in outdoor kitchen with a TV and a huge fire pit is surrounded by boulders. A concrete patio off the rear of the home leads down to the fire pit. Amazing sunsets can be viewed from every level.  Lots of furniture will convey with the property. Please ask for an exclusion list. The current owner leases 350 acres across the street for recreation and hunting. That tract provides prime Midwest whitetail hunting, turkey hunting, fishing on the Galena River, camping, kayaking.  Lease is not included in the price. Call the listing agent today to set up your private showing of this beautiful home.

Property Details

  • Western Red Cedar log home built by Pioneer Log Homes from BC
  • 6000 sq ft - 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom
  • Open concept from family room into kitchen and dining area
  • Double sided fireplace
  • Hartland retro appliances
  • 3-season screened outdoor kitchen
  • Huge deck off the back facing west
  • 2 master suites; one on main floor and one upstairs
  • Upstairs has a loft and two bunk rooms
  • Lower level walkout with rec room
  • Rec room has double sided fireplace, bar, additional living and sleeping room
  • 5th bedroom in lower level
  • Sauna, wine cellar, storage lockers, lower level garage, mudroom
  • Huge stone firepit
  • 2:45 to Chicago, 2:35 to Milwaukee

8407 W. Council Hill Road
Galena, Illinois 61036