Check out these 8 homes that have a view

ROCKFORD — Ever dream of living on the banks of the Rock River in Rockford? Here’s what’s for sale that could make those dreams come true. 

1801 National Ave. 

1801 National Ave. is on the market for $699,900. This three-story home is a blend of old world charm and modern updates. A chef’s kitchen features commercial grade appliances, a wall of cabinet storage with a hidden access door to the master suite, wood block custom counters and a full wall of new retractable doors that open to a redwood deck with a spectacular view. 

2425 Clinton Road  

This home at 2425 Clinton Road in Rockford is on the market for $545,000.

2425 Clinton Road is on the market for $545,000. This 4,300-square-foot home features cove moldings, built-in cabinets, pegged teak floors, a main floor master bedroom overlooking the river. Sunken living room with fireplace and a floor-to-ceiling bay window with a view of the river. The home is just minutes away from Rockford Country Club and features 190 feet of river frontage and over an acre of professional landscaping.

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8485 Old River Road 

8485 Old River Road is on the market for $349,000.

8485 Old River Road is on the market for $349,000. This ranch home is on 8.7 acres. The floor plan is spacious with an open family room and formal dining room, both with hardwood flooring and a wood burning stove. An eat-in kitchen is appointed with appliances, a pantry closet and opens to the formal living room with a second wood burning stove.

7753 Harbor Lights Lane

This home at 7753 Harbor Lights Lane is on the market for $289,000.

7753 Harbor Lights Lane is on the market for $289,900 with a sale pending. This four-bedroom home is on 1.3 acres and features a wrap-around deck for relaxing and entertaining. The interior includes beamed volume ceilings, open floor plan, two stone fireplaces and spa-like bathrooms. All 40 plus windows in the home are tinted.

10 Country Club Beach

10 Country Club Beach is on the market for $449,900 (contingent).

10 Country Club Beach is on the market for $449,900 (contingent). The home features up to six bedrooms, three full baths and was completely rebuilt adding a full second level in 2008-2009. The wide open first floor plan offers views of the river from every room. The home features a large living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room and spacious kitchen with cherry wood cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Brazilian cherry hardwood floors throughout the first floor. 

5087 Browns Beach Road 

5087 Browns Beach Road is on the market for $349,900.

5087 Browns Beach Road is on the market for $349,900. The main floor features an open floor plan and a sunroom with spectacular river views. The kitchen includes cherry cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large island/breakfast bar. The upper level includes a full second kitchen, a primary bedroom with en suite bathroom, gas fireplace, walk-in closet and easy access to the laundry room. 

25 Country Club Beach  

25 Country Club Beach is on the market for $299,000.

25 Country Club Beach is on the market for $299,000. This contemporary tri-level home features vaulted ceilings, a floor-to-ceiling fireplace and wall of windows with awesome views. The loft has built-in bookcases with light display. Master suite with double bowl sink and soak tub. Presently used as an Airbnb $90 per night. 

7174 S. Main St. 

7174 S. Main St. is on the market for $235,000.

7174 S. Main St. is on the market for $235,000. This all-brick home features two bedrooms, two baths and spectacular views from the living room and dining room. There are wood burning fireplaces in the living room and the  lower level family room. The home features a large deck overlooking the river. The 1+ acre lot is secluded and quiet with lots of wildlife.

Ken DeCoster: [email protected]; @DeCosterKen