Tucked away on 53 acres of lush acreage, this retreat is a perfect place to call home. Enter the gates and escape the stress of everyday life - bring the toys, mountain bikes, cross-country skis, horses, friends and family and you'll never want to leave. Roam the diverse grounds and enjoy the 7 acre off road track, agricultural farmland, 150 sg ft tree house perched 15' up in the trees, pasture, and fabulous, lush grassy yard. The main home offers an open floor plan with a fabulous two-story great room and floor to ceiling Palladian windows with stunning views of the property, the focal point of the home. An adjacent gourmet sun-drenched kitchen has double ovens, quartz and granite countertops and room for entertaining or large families. Both the kitchen and great room open to the deck with awe-inspiring views of the yard, pastures, and woods. There's a spacious formal dining room, private library and a large master suite overlooking the estate. Upstairs offers three gracious bedrooms and two full baths. The walk out lower level has radiant heat and provides additional open living space and a fifth bedroom with full bath. There's a gorgeous bar with wine fridge, and room for 8 bar stools. The fabulous family room has a stone fireplace and there's a huge 800 square foot game/rec room all opening to the walk out terraced paver patio. Relax on the back deck or the patios with a pergola and outdoor fireplace. There's plenty of storage, newer furnace and hot water heater, a generator, and attached three car heated garage. The property is ideal for horses and livestock, with a 5-stall barn, tack room, 12-acre pasture, two outdoor arenas, space for an indoor arena, and close to the Bull Valley riding trails. The barn has a huge adjacent workshop, with room to store an RV, boat, or just create the ideal man (or woman) cave. The homeowner currently rents out 17 acres for crops, generating approximately $2600 a year in revenue. The possibilities for the property are endless, enjoy bee keeping, baby goats, chickens, add a pool, a family compound, or subdivide. Or just enjoy watching the deer, wild turkey and wildlife and the ever-changing landscape, foliage, and sunsets. Close to the Metra train, schools, and the quaint village of Woodstock with its charming shops, dining, festivals, and music in the Victorian Opera House.