Project Description

9881 Summit Ave. – $399,000 SOLD

WOW!!! That is the only way to describe this 3000+ square foot Rockford ranch home with 4+ bedrooms, 3 1/3 baths, on 10+ acres! Beautifully landscaped and professionally decorated home has everything you have been looking for and more! You will not be disappointed!

This lovely home sits on 10+ acres and includes 100 square foot Colonial Style garden, fruit trees, raspberries, blueberries, currents and rhubarb. The garden itself has a electric fence to keep ‘would be critters’ from late night snacking not to mention a automatic sprinkler system. For the serious gardeners, there is a 30 x 60 square foot Greenhouse with a doubled wall system, roll up garage doors at each end and has heat, electric and water.

For the serious pole barn dreamer, you have found your dream come true! 32 x 48 pole barn with 12 foot eves is fully insulated and includes cement floor with drains, electric heat, water, 2 large sliding doors and 1 garage door with garage door opener. Another great feature to this barn is the X-10 system which allows you to turn on outdoor barn lights on and open the barn garage door from the house. Inside barn has large mounted workbench and a separate room to be used for office/woodworking/crafting. This amazing pole barn had a new roof in 2012 and a 40 x 60 cement pad installed in front of it. Both the green house and the pole barn are on own utilities as well. Additional accessory building (10 x16 ) behind home is currently being used as a ‘chicken chalet’ but would be great for additional storage or play house.

Oh wait there is more! A cement in-ground pool! Pool has no plastic liner to break down! Updated in 2012 with a salt pump system ($3,000) and pool pump room is located in lower level of home which is heated. Large deck for entertaining family and friends was re-stained in 2012. Pool area has outdoor speakers and a chemical storage deck. Owners have a large fountain that they have used in the pool for entertaining family and friends for a special occasions. This pool area is simply breathtaking with the hundreds of flowers and landscaping. Totally relax and enjoy the summer fun and create lasting memories that come with outdoor entertaining.

That was just the outside! Whew! The front steps will greet you with re-glazed River Rock, which will last 3-4 years. Inside, real hardwood floors and professionally doctored in English Cottage design will offer a comfort of living you have seen in Better Homes and Garden. Kitchen has a bright and open design with plenty of cupboards and large pantry. The kitchen and dinning area overlook pool area so very convenient for grilling and watching pool activities. Sun room overlooks backyard full of nature and another garden area, what a great place to relax and unwind. The living room will simply charm you with cathedral ceilings and a wood fireplace and overlooks another garden area and woods. Main floor offers master bedroom with walk in closet and a private master bath with Jacuzzi tub to relax the day away. Just down the hall is another bed and full bath. Downstairs is alluring with a family room, wood fireplace and a 9 foot slider to outside. There is 2 more good size bedrooms and full bath. Plus a wonderful office/den/craft room with built-in cupboards and desk… the possibilities are endless!!!

This home goes on forever! Storage? YESSSSS!!! There is a large storage area with a utility tub and separate entrance to garage. This separate entrance is great for kids and all the snow gear, hunters or fishers, or anyone who loves to get dirty outside playing and really doesn’t need to track through the house to get cleaned up! This area is also connected to the pool equipment room which also has a doors to the back yard.

Other features include central vac, new water softener 2011, HEPA filter on furnace, whole house attic fan, central air, and all appliances included!

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 10 Acres
  • Underground sprinkling
  • Heated  – 3 stall garage water and floor drains
  • Professionally landscaped
  • Large master bedroom, private bath suite and walk in closet
  • Real wood floors
  • River Rock front steps
  • 3 1/2 baths
  • Home decorated in English Cottage design
  • Sun Room to enjoy woods and garden view
  • 2 wood fireplaces
  • Main Floor Laundry
  • Whole house attic fan
  • Large storage area in basement plus walk out to garage and yard
  • New water softener 2011
  • Central Vac
  • 9 foot slider to back yard from lower level
  • Cement in-ground pool – no liner to break down!
  • Pool pump updated in 2013
  • Large deck re-stained 2012
  • Outdoor speakers around pool
  • Fire pit area
  • Pool chemical storage on deck
  • 100 sq ft Colonial Style garden with raised beds, electric fence and automatic sprinkler system
  • Hundreds of perennials plus fruit trees and bushes
  • Pole barn 32 x 48, insulated, drains, electric, heat and water
  • X-10 system allows you to turn on outdoor lights and open doors from home
  • 2 wells
  • Pole barn has a separate room for wood shop/office
  • New roof on barn 2012
  • 40 x 60 cement pad in front of barn
  • 30 x 60 green house with heat, water and electric
  • Barn and green house on separate utility system
  • Additional  10 x 16 accessory building
  • Rockford Schools
  • Over 3000 SQ FT of living space
  • Minutes to 131 Expressway
  • Large kitchen with appliances
  • Central Air
  • Natural Gas Heat
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