Historic grandeur with modern amenities--on beautifully landscaped 5 acres, plus 5 outbuildings for farm critters. This beautiful brick Italianate home built in 1865 (with 2008 historically appropriate addition) has been lovingly restored and maintained. Original woodwork and hardwood floors throughout, 2 wood burning fireplaces, attic office space, walk-out basement work out room (or in-law quarters), workshop and craft room, screen porch and enclosed porch lift for disability access.
Currently private residence with seasonal event business (retail allowed), also zoned for Bed & Breakfast. Turnkey business opportunity taking over wedding/event business, re-opening B&B or retail. Home is landmarked by county and eligible for inclusion on National Register.
Surrounded by 100+ year old trees. Two large fenced vegetable gardens, an orchard, pond and perennial gardens everywhere you look. Large fire pit area and intimate chimnea patio. Event barn, critter barn with coop and paddock + 2 stalls, 2 workshops, machine shed and 2 fenced pastures.
Peace, beauty and tranquility just 45 miles from Chicago, minutes from shopping and restaurants in Oswego, Plainfield and Naperville. Top rated Oswego 308 school district. Featured in Old House Journal August 2009. See also www.gaylordhousegardens.com.