For a location that’s close to Chicago but with a less dense population and more small-town feel, head south of Lake County to Newton County. Much like the rest of the NWI region, it is filled with natural beauty, including its own wonder, the Kentland crater. Get a firsthand glimpse into what it takes to be a farmer at the popular Fair Oaks Farms, and participate in any number of outdoor activities throughout the year at the wildlife areas and parks.


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Fair Oaks Farms

Get an up-close look at modern, sustainable farming through two different interactive experiences: the Dairy Adventure and the Pig Adventure. Once you’ve learned what it takes to care for livestock on the farm, sample delicious dairy products that were made from milk produced at Fair Oaks Farms. There is also an on-site cheese factory and a “Cowfé” where you can order scrumptious breakfasts and lunches that are made with — you guessed it — farm-fresh products and produce. Be sure to order some of Fair Oaks Farms ice cream before you end your day!

LaSalle and Willow Slough Fish & Wildlife Area

Partake in a hike, go hunting or fishing, do some birdwatching and more in the beautiful, natural wildlife areas. LaSalle is 4,511 acres and includes a 5.8 mile loop trail, perfect for hiking, running and birdwatching, offering the opportunity to see wildlife along the way. The Willow Slough Fish & Wildlife Area is an area of 9,956 acres, 1,200 acres of which are composed of open water, marshes and flooded crop land.

See the bison at Kankakee Sands

The Nature Conservancy introduced a herd of 23 bison to the Kankakee Sands prairie restoration project in 2016. Now, over 90 bison roam the 1-square-mile prairie, and the area is considered to be the easternmost conservancy preserve where bison can be found. Thanks to a designated, slightly elevated viewing area, visitors can easily and safely see the bison roaming and grazing.

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Find your home in Newton County, Indiana

STUNNING State of the art home with EVERY possible upgrade that's bordered by game preserve = absolutely NO NEIGHBORS! 3+ACRES w/1 zoned commercial on US 41 w/its own parking, utilities + Independent Office & Showroom w/private bath offers THOU$AND$ of opportunities f/Business to related living and currently turning 500K annually. 3 car finished garage PLUS an amazing 36x32 Warehouse / Pole Barn. TOP OF THE LINE - 50yr Steel Roof, ALL BRICK 2x6 construction wSPRAY FOAM insulation,  3/4 Hickory Wood floors, Gas frplc in open Living/Kitchen w/soaring vaulted ceilings. Luxurious master suite w/walk-in shower. 2nd guest bath has the most amazing 6' whirlpool you'll find! 6Panel doors, 9' ceiling in balance of home and a extra bonus Loft for the all important buffer space. The sunroom is a mecca for entertaining w/access to finished garage and rear lawn for parties. High Eff HVAC, Tankless HWH, Brand new hardscape & walks - download the FULL FEATURE LIST to see all the amenities and ideas! $749,999 Active

3055 W 600 N Lake Village, Indiana

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,748 SqFt 3.030 Acres

BRAND NEW with no waiting!5.5%* BUILDERS PREFERRED Lender Financing + PLUS + Seller will PAY YOUR CLO$ING CO$TS + PLUS + REFI IN 5 YRS for FREE! Ask an agent for details and free prequalification as well as other loan options to fit your budget. GORGEOUS VIEWS - 3 CAR FINISHED GARAGE and has been LOADED w/all the bells & where near enough space to list and photos dont do justice - This place has been tricked out to the max! FULL WALK-OUT BASEMENT. AMAZING master suite & loaded w/all the new architectural design & decor sought after but so hard to come by... let alone STUNNING TREE TOP VIEWS so one shot to make it yours! All High efficient systems make ownership even more affordable PLUS a 4 year Warranty. FULL concrete drive & sidewalk + all the best materials are the standard. (Septic, concrete & drive coming). 1st come 1st served!  When you step out on the rear deck and see the country views first hand = SOLD. *Rate as of 12/22 $458,000 Active

1830 E 600 N Lake Village, Indiana

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,104 SqFt 1.010 Acres

There is a UNICORN in Forest Knolls Subdivision....5 BEDROOM 3.5 BATH 1-year young open concept RANCH home on 1.23 Acres. The kitchen has soft close cabinets with pull out drawers and a custom spice cabinet. The Owners Suite with its tray ceiling is separate from the other bedrooms with his and her walk-in closets. The master bath has a beautiful walk-in shower. The ceiling in the great room and kitchen is vaulted. This home needs nothing! Included with all this house is an attached 2.5 car garage with blacktop drive. Bring the kids... Bring the toys... Bring the dog.... This home won't last long in the sought-after Forest Knolls Subdivision. $399,999 Active

3906 W 857 N Lake Village, Indiana

5 Beds 4 Baths 2,221 SqFt 1.230 Acres

NEW CONSTRUCTION 100% MOVE IN READY!! Custom Built Ranch Home located in the Premier Farmington Hills Development of Lake Village Indiana. The *WILLOW* is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2400 Square foot Spaciously designed Open Concept home with the following amenities: Grand Entryway leads to the Contemporary Open Concept Gathering Room w/adjacent Dining Area & Gourmet Kitchen, Perfect for Entertaining! A Chefs Delight Kitchen has All Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertops and custom Backsplash. East wing of home features spacious bedroom w/luxurious bath suite includes aoversized walk-in closet, shower & freestanding tub. West wing has 3 additional bedrooms w/ 2 full baths. Laundry room has tub, Large 3car attached fully finished garage. All on 1 acre Fully landscaped lot. 2-10 Home Warranty Included, There is even room for buyer to add a pole barn upon in the future! Only 50 Minutes from Chicagoland, Nearby interstates, Crossroads of America Illinois/ Indiana border! $395,000 Active

90 E 792 N Lake Village, Indiana

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,393 SqFt 1.067 Acres

NEW CONSTRUCTION*100% MOVE IN READY!! Custom Built 2 Story Home located One 1 Acre lot in the Premier Farmington Hills Development of Lake Village Indiana. The * Hickory* is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2274 Sq. Ft Spaciously designed home with the following amenities: Entryway leads to the Main Floor featuring A Open Concept Gathering Room w/adj Dining Area & Gourmet Kitchen, Perfect for Entertaining! The Chefs delight kitchen incl, All Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertops/Island & custom Backsplash. Main floor spacious bedroom w/luxurious bath suite lrg. walk-in closet, walk-in shower, and a GORGEOUS freestanding tub, Main floor Laundry. Upper level features loft & 2 additional Large Bedrooms, Full Bath. Large 3 car attached fully finished garage w/ addtl tandum space. Fully landscaped. 2-10 Home Warranty Included, There is even room for buyers to add a pole barn upon in future! Only 50 Minutes form Chicagoland, Nearby interstates, Crossroads of America Ill/ In border! $392,250 Active

30 E 792 N Lake Village, Indiana

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,274 SqFt 1 Acres

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