Ready to escape to nature? This is your spot! This property on the beautiful Kishwaukee River been lovingly cared for over the years, returning a once barren parcel into a rural haven for wildlife. This 4 bedroom 4 bath ranch has views from every room, with an amazing primary suite, plus 2 more bed/bath on main floor. The walkout basement can serve as its own separate apartment with a full kitchen, bed, bath and bonus room - plus its own laundry! From the view of the 2 story family room and deck, you can look past the oaks into a native prairie and pond teaming with frogs, turtles, fish and birds. Go further through the white and red oak forest and swamp willow savannah to your own slice of heaven on the banks of the Kish, keeping an eye out for bald eagles and deer. Closer to the house, check out beautiful terraced gardens, and help yourself to an apple, blackberries or raspberries, or resurrect the old vegetable garden or small vineyard. This home has ample space for family and entertaining with a separate living/dining room an bright kitchen, and a main floor laundry. There are 2 wood burning stoves and a leased supplemental solar system to keep energy bills low. There is also a barn for your projects and storage shed. You'll be just down the road from Cody's farm, known for its u-pick apples, pumpkins and strawberries as well as awesome apple donuts. You'll be surrounded by conservation areas to explore and only 15 minutes to charming downtown Woodstock (known as the filming location of Groundhog day along with several more recent productions such as Lovecraft Country) which has a huge farmer's market surrounding the town square, lots of restaurants and shops and a Chicago metra stop. *If you plan to explore the property, please stick to trails, and wear appropriate foot wear and clothing. The critters in the area like to dig burrows and holes where you least expect, so a walking stick is advised.