23837 Hazel Road

Sterling, IL
$ 898,500 Beds 3 Baths 3 Sq 3,150 Virtual Tour
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Resort style living in your own home. Rare opportunity! Log Cabin home on Just over 23 Acres, includes mature trees, pines, and sprawling Peninsula property on the French pond. Like new log home was completely remodeled in 2010 with spacious addition. Open floor plan. Vaulted ceiling in living and family room. Custom built kitchen has maple cabinets, large center island, breakfast bar, granite counter tops, butler pantry with sink, closet pantry, wet bar and top of the line stainless steel appliances including built in gas range, convection double oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave. Solid six panel doors and beautiful solid wood trim throughout. 6x10 main floor laundry room. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, private bath with double sink, tiled walk-in shower and large walk-in closet. 9x10 office is attached to the master bedroom with access to pool area. Main floor den or library with beamed ceiling. Stone, wood burning fireplace in family room. 11x13 loft area on second floor with overlook to main floor. Walk out basement was completely updated in 2020 including game room, work out room, storage, and utility room. Enjoy the breath-taking views of the countryside in the 15x30 heated in-ground pool with large wrap around patio. New professional landscaping in 2022. Three car attached and heated garage has new TSR floor treatment. Relax on the 8x37 maintenance free covered front deck. Additional outbuilding includes 23x34 heated barn that has been turned into a recreation room with finished loft area, great for entertainment. Five stall machine shed attached to the barn. Over 12 acres of pasture with food plots that is ideal for horses, hunting, and fishing. The French Pond offers year-round fishing with plenty of bass and nice sized panfish. Enjoy ice skating or ice hockey during the wintertime in your very own corner of the pond. A must see to believe property. Great location just a short distance from parks, restaurants, and I-88.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 898,500
  • City
  • Sterling
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • County
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • Area
  • Sterling
  • Lot Size
  • 23.15 Acres
  • Zip
  • 61081
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,150
  • Year Built
  • 1993
  • Taxes
  • $ 4719
  • Style
  • Log
  • MLS#
  • 11646834
Listed By: RE/MAX Sauk Valley
Data Source: Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)



Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Water Softener, Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven
Architectural Style Log
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Walkout
City Sterling
Community Features Pool, Horse-Riding Area, Lake, Water Rights
Cooling Central Air
County Whiteside
Days on Market 287
Directions I-88 to Exit 36 toward Rock Falls/Sterling. Turn right onto Agnew Rd. Turn right onto Emerson Rd. Turn left onto Hazel Rd. House has hidden driveway, prior to Lakeside Dr.
Elementary School District 5
Exterior Features Deck, Patio, Porch, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit
Garage Spaces 3
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School District 5
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Beamed Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Granite Counters
MLS Area Sterling
Middle/Junior School District 5
New Construction No
Other Structures Barn(s), Outbuilding, Stable(s), Utility Building(s)
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Asphalt
Sewer Septic-Private
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Hazel
Tax Annual Amount 4719.64
Tax Year 2021
Total Rooms 13
Township Hopkins
Virtual Tour https://view.paradym.com/idx/23837-Hazel-Road-Sterling-IL-61081/4764416/prt/45
Waterfront Y/N Yes
Year Built 1993

Interior Features

Basement Partially Finished
Bedrooms Possible 3
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 3
Laundry Features Sink
Livingareasource Builder
Room Type Den, Office, Loft, Bonus Room, Game Room, Media Room, Storage
Street Suffix Road
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 3
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

Living Area 3150
Door Features Sliding Doors, Storm Door(s)
Exterior Vinyl Siding, Log
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 23.15
Lot Features Horses Allowed, Landscaped, Pond(s), Water Rights, Water View, Mature Trees, Pasture, Views
Lot Size Acres 23.15
Other Equipment Water-Softener Owned
Water Source Private Well


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Dekalb, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $2,268
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Unknown Elementary School
Middle School Unknown Middle School
High School Unknown High School

Price History

10/6/2022 Listed $1,200,000
5/17/2023 18% - $994,500
7/13/2023 10% - $898,500

Property vs Zip Code Average in 61081

AVG $250K
AVG $4,005
AVG 87
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1951


23837 Hazel Road Sterling, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $898500 with 3150 sqft and a lot size of 23.15 Acres Acre(s). 23837 Hazel Road Sterling has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1993. The property's zip code is 61081 which is in Sterling, IL

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