Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Joliet - Paradise Lakes.
4 Bedroom, 3.5 Baths Lake Home With Clean Beach And Excellent Fishing!
Looking for a private getaway close to the Chicago chaos?Look no further than this beautiful lake home set on 65 acres, north of Coal City, IL. Home is located 50 miles south of Chicago metro and is a perfect weeklong or weekend getaway with family and friends. This 4800 square foot house is situated on an 8 acre-owner owned-private, fully stocked lake with 250 feet of seawall and beach area. Lake is crystal clear and beach provides for a perfect afternoon of family fun.
The home was built in 2006 and includes the following:4 bedrooms-master (king size bed) with full bath, 2 upstairs bedrooms (full bath) and 1 walkout basement bedroom with full bath, full kitchen with breakfast island, dining room, 2 family rooms, 2 fireplaces, upstairs bar and game room, deck overlooking lake, basement game room and walkout to stamped concrete patio. Huge, symmetrical backyard, perfect for volleyball, badminton, football, frisbee etc.
Wildlife, wildlife,wildlife! Turkey, deer, ducks and bald eagles are common daily sights. The 8 acre, former strip mine lake has excellent fishing for bass, bluegills, crappies, and catfish. Walleyes are present, but requires a patient/persistent angler to lure them from the depths. A concrete boat launch is available for anglers wishing to bring their own boat (10 horse max). Truly a fisherman's paradise!
This property has something for everyone and is truly a paradise property to experience with family and friends!
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Richard Scheer
Born and raised in Lagrange, IL. Currently reside in Indian Head Park, IL. Married to Laurie and have 5 exceptional children-Ryan 20, Richard 15, Rianna 13, Rex 11 and Reis 8. Two dogs, Remi and Rambo
Richard Scheer purchased this house in 1999
Why Richard Scheer chose Joliet
I bought the raw land in 1999. Actually, I was just driving around looking for a large parcel to buy and ultimately build a weekend getaway. I saw a for sale sign and closed on the land in 30 days. It was love at first sight. I knew the area well, as my father has a farm ten minutes away and spent my weekends as a kid 'on the farm'. My family loves everything about our property from the great fishing/swimming/beaching in the crystal clear strip mine lake to picking raspberries in the summer and abundant wildlife encounters year round. The peace and serenity upon arriving is profound. The property is 1 mile from the Kankakee river, Goose Lake Prairie State Park and Heidecke Lake all stupendous outdoor recreation areas. The close proximity to Chicago and surrounding area makes it an ideal family retreat without the travel hassles.
What makes this house unique
The gin clear lake, woods and surrounding area captured our hearts and compelled us to build a home.