Show all photos

Sanctuary on 5 acres

This stunning 4.87-acre estate, located on a quiet cul-de-sac in McHenry, presents like it is out of a storybook . Once owned by the family of former Governor Len Smalls, the history of this home is spectacular! Updated throughout, this home boasts a gorgeous kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, a grand second level Great room, a living room with screened porch, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 sitting rooms, and patios surrounding the home. The lush acreage is beautifully landscaped, and features a tennis court and so much open space with breathtaking views. 1 Office (opens to Great Room and Studio- Large Windows to part of backyard) 1 TV Room (opens to Master Bedroom and Great Room) 1 Studio (full bath and also opens to office) 2 Bedrooms (each have full bath - 1 King bed in Master, 1 Queen in guest room) 1 Gym Room (yoga mat/block,bands, dumbbells and kettlebells) 1 Great Room (located upstairs) 1 Foyer to Great Room 3 1/2 bath 1 Kitchen with large Island ( hallway butler pantry leads to living room with fireplace) Multiple outdoor patios Fenced in area in backyard (Wire fence- not too visible) Tennis Court ( Does have a sinkhole on one side) 1 Screened in Porch 2 Living Rooms 3 Fireplaces (Great Room, Master Bedroom, Living Room) 2 Outdoor FirepitsVery Large driveway-- Most vehicles/large trucks should be able to fit in the driveway. If you feel more comfortable parking in the cul-de-sac you may park on the street. The house is located in a quiet cul-de-sac.

Category and style


Americana/Anywhere America, Art Deco, Craftsman, Gothic/Victorian, Mediterranean, Mid-century Modern, Contemporary Modern, Spanish, Zen


Private parking for 25 cars

Truck / motorhome on site parking: On property, Street

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
4666 sq ft

Location Rules

No adult filming
No smoking
No Drugs


Air Conditioning
Hair/Makeup area


High Ceiling
French Doors
Glass Doors
Sliding Doors
Long Driveway
Front yard
Garage (Attached)
Brick Fireplace
Fireplace With Mantle
Large Fireplace
Stone Fireplace
Dark Wood Floor
Stone Floor
Large Yard
Overgrown Garden
Crown Molding
Home Gym
Home Office
Laundry Room
Breakfast Nook
Granite Countertop
Open Kitchen
Stainless Steel Kitchen
Tennis Court
Curved Stairs
Straight Stairs
Valley View
Brick Walls
White Walls

Crew access

Street Level
Exact location provided after booking