Buying a house right now seems impossible.

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From high interest rates to outrageous offers including people waiving inspections, it feels like you have a better chance of hitting the lottery or getting struck by lighting.

Even if you're not buying, that doesn't mean you can't look.

This Illinois Home For Sale Is A Grandma's Dream

Here's what the listing says about 2855 E 13th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350

Can't help falling in love ... with this house! This sprawling 3500+ sqft ranch-style home, nestled on 3.67 acres +/- within the popular Wallace Grade School district, is a testament to familial joy and celebratory gatherings.

Crafted by its current owner, the residence boasts a prime location mere minutes from downtown Ottawa and a stone's throw from four state parks, including the iconic Starved Rock State Park.

The single-story dwelling with a finished basement is comprised of 3 bedrooms, and 3 full bathrooms, with an in-law or related living area with an additional bedroom and full bathroom.

Anchored by a spacious living room, the main residence encompasses a full guest bathroom, and three bedrooms, including a spacious primary bedroom with a secluded bathroom.

An inviting eat-in kitchen with appliances and a breakfast bar are the heart of the home which is flanked by the sunken family room which exudes charm with a stone wood-burning fireplace, complemented by beamed ceilings and glass sliders that spill onto a private courtyard.

The related living quarters offer a secondary sunken family room and a second fireplace, an efficiency kitchen, full bathroom, and a generously proportioned 15x16 bedroom. The partially finished lower level unveils a laundry room, bathroom, a former beauty shop room, and an L-shaped rec room.

The vast 3.67-acre expanse accommodates a substantial 40x70 Outbuilding featuring concrete and dirt floors, accompanied by a 45x65 loafing barn. Emanating an aura of enduring love, this residence is a symphony of cherished moments, harmonizing convenience, and the splendor of nature's embrace. It will always be on your mind

it's now or never!

Ready to see this house? Let's check it out.

This Illinois Home For Sale Is A Grandma's Dream

This house reminds me of visiting every old person's home when I was a kid. You gotta check out the bright carpet and hair salon in the basement.

Gallery Credit: Big Joe Pesh

Did Al Capone Use This Spring Lake Home for Bootlegging?

A Spring Lake, Mich., home with an interesting history is on the market. According to locals, it was used by Al Capone for bootlegging in the 1920s and 30s. An underground tunnel on the property was part of the operation. This lakefront home also boasts multiple decks, a gazebo, and a four season room.

The Tudor-style residence is for sale for $1.69M.

Gallery Credit: Janna

Guardian Brewing for Sale in Saugatuck, Mich., for $1.25M

After five years in business, Guarding Brewing in Saugatuck, Mich., is closing. The business, with a total square footage of 14,924, is up for sale for $1.25M.

Gallery Credit: Janna

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