Quiet Country Retreat In Southern Illinois Near Wineries And More


Welcome home! As you enter this beautiful property it feels like you have escaped far away from the rest of the world yet it’s only 1 mile off the blacktop road and a short drive to wineries, Shawnee National Forest and restaurants. The country home is a 2-story outdoorsman’s retreat with 1,408sf. The mature shade trees cover most of the home offering a quiet place to sit and enjoy the views of the Southern Illinois countryside. Inside you will find a large kitchen with custom-built oak cabinets, large living and dining area just off the homes giant stone fireplace. This creates a cozy place to spend those chilly winter nights. Just off the master bedroom upstairs you’ll find a large wrap-around deck that overlooks the yard and open pasture land. There is a large pole barn for toy storage and a hay barn next to that with several horse stalls. A stocked pond sits just up the hill from the house offering a great place to entertain the kids and watch the beautiful sunsets. Beyond the home lies the remaining acreage which is made up of large, hardwood timber. A spring-fed creek flows through the center of the property. Several rock outcroppings on the north side of the property have created overhanging rock ledges with one being large enough to camp inside and stay dry! With tons of character and privacy, this property will make someone a very nice family retreat. 

Property Details

  • Charming country home in rural Southern Illinois
  • 1,408SF home with 3BR and 2BA on multiple levels, een includes a spiral staircase
  • Custom built oak cabinets in the kitchen
  • Large stone fireplace in the family living room
  • 42x48 metal pole barn with concrete floor
  • Big hay barn with multiple horse stalls
  • Large, mature timber
  • Spring-fed creek flows through the center of the property
  • Stocked pond creates great fishing opportunities
  • Located on a dead-end road
  • Goreville School District
  • Close to numerous recreational areas such as Ferne Clyffe State Park, Lake of Egypt, Shawnee National Forest, Garden of the Gods, Shawnee Wine Trail, Blue Sky Vineyard and many more
  • 1 ½ hours from Paducah, KY -2 hours from St. Louis, MO – 2 ½ hours from Evansville, IN

1645 Michaels Road
Goreville, Illinois 62939
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