Imagine General Ulysses S. Grant standing on your porch peering through his field-glasses, gazing over acres of wooded pasture surrounding this "Registered Historic Home" (1872) on 2/3 of an acre in unincorporated Crete. Zoned Agricultural (note low tax bill only $2,820), this wonderful 2-story farmhouse with sunny southern exposure rings of history, pioneer spirit and a simpler time of life. Here is your chance to have horses only minutes from Interstate 394 & Downtown Crete. Modern 2,120 square foot pole barn is finished with 12 stalls, water & electric could easily convert to a workshop. Newer architectural shingle roofs 2020 on barn and garage. Vintage appointments throughout include bay windows with leaded glass offering wooded/pasture views of the country. Inside enter another era with the ageless parlor and formal dining room featuring original woodwork, trim, hardware and classic pocket doors. Upstairs offers 5 bedrooms, 2 landings and cozy hallway. Relaxing "forever deck" (23'x16') has no-maintenance construction and PVC rails so you can enjoy with no worries. Full unfinished basement has 9' ceilings and an outside entrance. Some of the pictures are the adjoining acerage. Seller selling "as-is" but good bones and move-in condition. Offering Diamond Plan HWA warranty on approved offers. Seller requests written pre-approval for showings. Valuable information available under "Additional Documents." Seller selling "AS-IS."