Welcome to a tranquil 40-acre haven in Williamson County, Illinois, just 10 miles from Carbondale and 12miles to Marion. This 1760-square-foot retreat features 2 beds and 3 baths, boasting an open layout with an oversized 1-car garage and a large covered porch offering stunning views of a 10-acre lake. The property includes a well-maintained 1260-square-foot workshop with electric, concrete floors, insulation, a bathroom, and a full-length covered porch. With 26 acres of managed timber and 8 acres of open ground (some certified organic), the land is versatile and ready for your vision. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to Lake Egypt, Crab Orchard, Rend Lake, and Kinkaid Lake within a 20-mile radius. The Shawnee National Forest offers outdoor adventures, while the local wine trail is just 5 miles away. Multiple building sites allow you to craft your dream retreat in this private sanctuary.