RV Park/Campground Details

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  • Property ID: 988471
  • Posted on Sep 11, 2018

Property Description

Paradise in the Heartland $545,000.00 Must see! This unique natural gem, located in northwestern Illinois with easy access to Interstates 74, 88 and 80, is brimming with commercial or private recreational opportunities//possibilities! Located on a secluded lake, this property boasts majestic oaks, open spaces and picturesque views. It is a perfect spot to unwind, enjoy the outdoors or catch spectacular sunsets. Through 2009 it was an active campground -- situated on 38+/- acres of trees with frontage on a 40+ acre lake -- perfect for fishing, boating, canoeing, paddle boating and kayaking. The campground was operated as Shadow Lake campground for approximately twenty years and then as Spirit in the Oaks for fifteen years.

Bird watchers have a front-row seat for viewing a variety of native birds as well as the migratory populations that traverse the Mississippi and Rock River flyway! Some TLC and new/updated infrastructure would greatly enhance the income potential on this property. It has a long history as a natural recreational area. Most recently it operated as Spirits in the Oaks campground, and hosted an annual Native American Pow Wow for many years. With this property there is also the opportunity to purchase an additional nearly 100 acres of resort-like property that could be used for hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, birding, etc. This optional parcel includes a separate 20+ acre lake, woods, and meadows (fields, pasture), and a large, rustic 2-story barn with a new roof (used as a party barn for several years). It also includes frontage on the Rock River. This property is just 2 hours west of Chicago and about 20 minutes from the Quad Cities, with an array of vibrant communities; entertainment, shopping and dining options; museums and a river center. - 38 +/- acres/Lake and frontage. Nearly all sites have view of the lake. - 11 campsites are situated on level, grassy areas with electrical meters and water line. - 20 sites with meters - 50-plus tent sites - Bathhouse, dump station - Pavilion with social area, camp store, registration and machine shop. - 2 wells It is part of an estate Email ddfm012345@gmail.com for more information or to schedule a viewing. Viewing is by appointment only. The property is being sold "as is" as it is in an estate.


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Park Information

Number of RV Lots: 36
Year Built: 1965
Size: 38.0 acre(s)


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