Bee Creek Ranch - Outdoor Paradise with Log Home

Price: $3,500,000
Acreage: 526
County: Calhoun
State: Illinois

Property Description

Rarely does a farm of this caliber hit the market in Calhoun and Pike County, Illinois. This is undoubtedly a special property you will not want to miss out on! With 27 +/- acres sitting in Calhoun County, Illinois here you will find the immaculate cabin, with a two-car attached garage, and detached man cave. Out your front door, you will cross the road, which also serves as the county line, and your view will be captivated by the remaining 499 +/- acres that sits in Pike County, Illinois and makes up your outdoor paradise. When it comes to detail, you’ll be hard-pressed to find one missed during the planning, development, and improvements of the Bee Creek Ranch.

The two-story log home has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. You have a stone fireplace in the living room and vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams and plenty of windows to allow for natural lighting to highlight all the beauty of this home. The bedrooms are spacious and complemented with mostly cedar bed frames and furniture. In the basement, you will see it’s finished with rustic barn wood around the walls, a large host area, shuffleboard, fireplace, and entertainment center. The home has an oversized two-car attached garage with plenty of storage space. Off the back of the home, you will find a covered, screened-in porch that is a great gathering place in the spring and fall for hosting. While on the porch, you will be overlooking a wet weather creek and pasture that deer and turkey frequent. To additionally complement the home, you have a detached mancave. The mancave is finished with beautiful cabinetry and countertops, exposed wooden beams, and islands to help maximize the diverse options for this area. With its own heating and cooling system, this space is a perfect location to relax after a hunt or hard day of work any time of the year.

When you leave the beautiful home and start your tour, you will start to see the attention to detail the moment you enter the property from one of the many access points. You will follow a trail system throughout the farm for easy access. From the trails, you can drive off into one of the farm's many wooded draws and deep hallows. There has been a strict agenda followed with a select harvest being completed in 2017-2018 to open the canopy. From there, hinge cutting and prescribed burns have been completed to help with the cover and browse. In total, there are 120 +/- acres of tillable ground. Currently in the tillable area(s), you will see lush and thriving corn, alfalfa, clover, warm-season grasses, and a pollinator program. This farm and the developments have been done solely with the mindset to benefit the abundance of whitetail deer, the healthy turkey population, and the quail, pheasant, rabbits, and other various wildlife. The diverse cover on this property not only adds to the security but also the selections of browse to aid in year-round habitat and food for the wildlife that roams this phenomenal ranch. The last piece to the receipt is a water source(s). Here on the Bee Creek Ranch, you will find two ponds, two water reservoirs and seven strategically placed (300 gallons) water troughs, and creeks that offer continuous year-round water for the wildlife.

The Bee Creek Ranch has followed a strict development process that any habitat, conservationist, and outdoorsman will truly appreciate. With all the efforts taken, the new owners will be able to step in and immediately enjoy and benefit from all that the Bee Creek Ranch has to offer. Contact Michael Young to set up your private showing today at (618) 917-1665. Buyers must provide verification of funds and all tours must be approved and authorized, prior to touring the Bee Creek Ranch.

Property Features

  • 526 +/- surveyed acres
  • 3 bed and 2.5 bath
  • 2,045 +/- sq.ft. furnished log home
  • 1,000 +/- sq.ft. finished basement
  • 784 +/- sq.ft. furnished detach building
  • Gas, electric, water, septic & fiber optics
  • Furnishings/equipment in home/detached building list available
  • Farm/tractor equipment list available
  • 120 +/- acres of tillable
  • 20 +/- acres in CRP ($1,969 annually) corn, alfalfa, clover
  • Warm-season grasses and pollinator program
  • 2 ponds (flood control gates & overflow pipe)
  • 2 new reservoir ponds, creeks, and 300-gallon water troughs
  • Stands, blinds (elevated, ground, hay-bale).
  • Trail cameras – trail cam history
  • Trail system throughout
  • Fencing and gates
  • Taxes - $7,079.00
  • 90 minutes from St Louis, MO
  • 90 minutes from Springfield, IL
  • 75 minutes from Quincy, IL

Property Address

1356 Bee Creek Rd, Kampsville, IL