Festival of Homes

BackGarage.com: An Excellent Interior Design Resource

We're always looking for frugal ways to add more pizazz to our homes. Vintage furniture and accessories provides a unique way to punch things up without paying a lot.

In Chicago, one of our favorite resources is the website BackGarage.com. Founded by Katherine Raz in 2008, the website is a treasure trove of items found on Craigslist, at garage sales and local estate sales.

Check it out for yourself at BackGarage.com.


What to do about the ugly house next door


You've found it at last--your dream home. It's the right size, the right price, the right neighborhood, the right everything.

Except, of course, for that eyesore next door. What do you do? Buy or walk away?

The Chicago Tribune's Mary Ellen Podmolik recently addressed this question in her article, "What do do about the eyesore next door."

Her advice?

First, try talking to the owner of the property with issues. Second, call the municipality which likely has ordinances that regulate a property's appearance.

If both efforts fail to bring results to the house's appearance, you can decide whether you can wait long enough for the house to change hands.

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In the case of a boarded-up, vacant home, real estate agents also have become well-versed in spinning the positives to buyers, namely that one day it will be sold and rehabbed.

"People need to be told of the potential that's coming," said Jeff Parise, a Coldwell Banker agent in Chicago. "It's going to change hands too."

5 ways to speed up your spring cleaning

Spring is (almost) here and with it time to clean your home from top to bottom.

While spring cleaning can seem overwhelming, it doesn't have to be! Here are 5 easy tips that will help you streamline your chores and have your house sparkling from top to bottom in less than one week.

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100 things to do to make your home safer

We can always make our home safer. 

Here's a great list of "100 things to do to make your home safer," created by Safety At Home.

Of course, we understand that you may not have time--or need to--complete all 100 ideas on this list. So we've selected 10 ideas that are simple and easy to do right now.

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Attractive universal design home products for aging Boomers

According to a recent AARP study, 89 percent of people over age 55 want to stay in their homes as long as possible.  At the same time, Baby Boomers are beginning to enter retirement. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the number of Americans over age 65 will increase by 79 percent in the next 20 years.

This means that as Boomers age and choose to remain in their homes, they will need to retrofit their homes to accommodate their needs. 

Mary Umberger, a reporter for Tribune Newspapers put it best in a March 1 article:

"If so, something's got to give. Sorry, but aged knees tend not to handle stairs well. Arthritic fingers are known to struggle with doorknobs. And at any age, a wheelchair might become one's constant companion. Most of our houses just aren't designed to accommodate a decline in physical mobility."

Her article highlights five products that Boomers should consider installing to make their homes accessible as they age.  Each of these products was created by following the principles of "Universal Design," which aims to make all homes accessible to everyone regardless of age or disability.

Here are photos and buying information of each product Umberger recommends. For her complete article, please click here.

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Live Green at The Heritage of Palatine

Looking to live green in Chicago's northwest suburbs? Then consider the eco-friendly Colfax model, one of the six remaining models at The Heritage of Palatine. 

The Heritage of Palatine is a new 48-unit development at 50 South Greeley Street in downtown Palatine. The six available homes feature 2-bedroom and 2-bedroom-plus-dens residences with 2 baths. They range in size from 1,456 to 1,716 square feet of living space. Prices range from $249,000 to $329,900.

The eco-friedly Colfax model, Residence 215, was professionally designed and decorated by MB Interiors of Streamwood and includes all upcgrades.  More specifically, it is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath home and offers 1,515 square feet of living space.  

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Close-out sale offers eco-chic model at Heritage of Palatine

Heritage at Palatine, Illinois

The eco-friendly Colfax model is now for sale during the builder's closeout sale at The Heritage of Palatine, a new 48-unit luxury condominium development at 50 S Greeley St in downtown Palatine.

"Three luxury Colfax models are available for purchase starting in price from $279,900," says Marylu Max, sales manager for R. Franczak & Associates. "The most notable is the builder model which is known as our 'eco-chic' Colfax model in which the design team used many eco-friendly materials as not to leave a carbon footprint on the earth."

Only eight condominiums remain for sale. They feature two-bedroom or two-bedroom-plus-den residences with two baths. They range in size from 1,456 to 1,716 square feet of living space. Prices range from $279,900 to $349,900.

The eco-chic Colfax model, Residence 215, was professionally designed and decorated by Streamwood-based MB Interiors. It is priced at $314,900 and includes all upgrades.

The two-bedroom, two-bath Colfax offers 1,515 square feet of living space. This split-bedroom plan features a dramatic entry with views of the kitchen and impressive great room with access to the balcony.

"The Colfax model features a neutral color scheme of crèmes and mushrooms accented by unique design materials," says Beth Severson, co-owner of MB Interiors. "Some of these eco-chic accents include bamboo wood floors, green-guard recyclable wall paper, shelves made of reclaimed railroad ties, draperies and pillows made with organic cotton and hemp fabrics, sand cast recyclable aluminum chairs and a table made from reclaimed auto and bicycle tires."

"The Heritage of Palatine is also approved for FHA-insured financing which will allow down payments as low as 3.5 percent to qualified buyers," says Max.

The Heritage of Palatine sales center is located at 50 S Greeley St and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or a tour of the models, call 847-705-6238 or visit RFranczak.com.

Last chance to buy at scenic Riverbend in Genoa

Riverbend, Genoa, Illinois

Homebuyers who are looking for a serene country setting with outstanding values on single-family homes are running out of chances to buy at scenic Riverbend in Genoa.

Only three homes remain for sale at Riverbend, with prices starting in the $160s. This inviting, family-oriented neighborhood of homes was built by William Ryan Homes, well-known for quality in the Chicago area.

"This is an ideal time to purchase, with historic low interest rates that contribute to affordable mortgage payments comparable with northwest suburban rentals," said Debbie Beaver, vice president of marketing for William Ryan Homes. "There are no SSA special assessments at Riverbend, and no-money down loans are available, so we urge interested buyers to act quickly for the best selection."

Riverbend is a 255-acre community bordered by the Kishwaukee River and Russell Preserve, one of DeKalb County's largest and most scenic forest preserves. Of the 255 acres, 122 acres are dedicated to open space and parks. Winding streets with sidewalks, streetlamps, and green space foster a friendly atmosphere.

The homes range in size from 1,936 to 2,500 square feet, with large homesites, 9-foot first-floor ceiling heights, Guaranteed Dry partial basements with optional full finished basements, 42-inch kitchen cabinets, six-panel doors and trim, granite countertops in baths, and two- or three-car garages per plan.

William Ryan Homes is an Energy Star-Certified builder and also a Green Builder, committed to respect for the environment and the energy efficiency that makes homes more comfortable and economical.

Located in northeastern DeKalb County, Riverbend combines a peaceful rural setting with easy access to Interstates 90, 88, and 39, as well as shopping areas including the Huntley Outlet Mall and the bustling Randall Road corridor.

Sales for Riverbend are now taking place at Sandy Creek Estates, another William Ryan Homes community on Route 20 (Lake Street) in Elgin, west of Randall Road. Call 847-214-1367 for more information, or visit online at WilliamRyanHomes.com.

Newly built condos with seller financing in Northlake

Wolf Ridge Condominiums, Northlake, Illinois

Look no further than Wolf Ridge Condominiums for true seller financing. With a down payment requirement of only 5%, a fixed interest rate of 4.95%, and a 30-year term and amortization available to all buyers, this is the time to buy.

Recently completed, Wolf Ridge is a pleasant community of new-construction luxury condominiums conveniently located near Northlake's main business district. One-, two-, and three- bedroom homes are available ranging from 1,135 to 1,790 square feet of living area. Wolf Ridge offers affordable, luxurious homes constructed with only the highest quality in mind. Solid reinforced brick construction, all-copper water piping and, sound/fire resistant walls give owners an unparalleled level of comfort and security.

Premium finishes, individual private balconies with architectural railings and highly efficient heated indoor parking are just a few examples of the numerous amenities the homes extended to all residents.

Wolf Ridge is conveniently located near everything a homeowner could need. Just six blocks from the I-294 and I-290 interchange, Wolf Ridge's excellent location makes travel to O'Hare International Airport, downtown Chicago, or its surrounding suburbs quick and convenient. To the south, many nearby franchises and local businesses offer a variety of restaurants, shops and services. Heading north, the neighborhood becomes more residential with a picturesque river, parks, walking trails, the Northlake Public Library and more.

Located just blocks from Wolf Ridge are the Millennium Park and Sandy Vazquez Community Center. The newly-constructed park includes playground equipment, a volleyball court and a splash fountain among other features.

Wolf Ridge is located at 77 N Wolf Rd in Northlake. The office is on the 2nd floor, unit 207; ring the buzzer and take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

To visit: from south and east, take I-290, exit 13a to Lake Street (US20) west; go North on Wolf Road, past North Avenue to Wolf Ridge Condos; from west and north take I-290 exit 13b to North Avenue, turn left on Wolf Road.

Town and Country introduces two new models at Providence

Providence, Elgin, Illinois

Home buyers who are considering a move to the beautiful master-planned community of Providence in Elgin can enjoy the grand opening of two new professionally decorated model homes. These models represent five new single-family floor plans that are being added to the popular Blackstone Series offered by Town and Country Homes.

"The new plans will be added to three favorites in the Blackstone Series and will provide additional choices for buyers who want to live in this scenic neighborhood," said Donna Zizek, director of marketing for Town and Country Homes. "As will be seen as visitors tour the two models, the new plans incorporate some of the most desired features among buyers today, and they are priced to be attainable for families."

Ranging in size from approximately 2,084 to 2,972 square feet of living space, the plans have three to five bedrooms, 2.5 to 3.5 baths, partial basements and two or three-car garages per plan. Prices start at $214,995.

The Primrose model features 3,282 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, formal living room and dining room, spacious informal living area and family room, breakfast nook, and kitchen with island and walk-in pantry, plus a den, mud room area, partial basement and three-car attached garage, all priced from $272,995.

"As visitors will see, these homes offer an outstanding value for their prices, and interest rates are the lowest in 30 years," Zizek said. "This is the time to buy."

Providence includes 110 acres of open space, with ponds, parks and a hiking and biking trail. A boathouse-style community center boasts a gathering room and kitchen, and it overlooks a fully stocked fishing pond and a pier as well as a tot lot. Children can walk to the on-site elementary school, part of the highly rated Burlington 301 school district.

Providence is just west of the intersection of Lake Street (Route 20) and Randall Road, just east of Nesler Road. To visit, take I-90 (Northwest Tollway) west to Randall Road, south to Lake Street (Route 20), turn right to community entrance on the left.

For more information, visit TownAndCountryHomes.com.

New condos selling fast at Patriot Commons at the Glen

Patriot Commons at the Glen, Glenview, Illinois

With double digit sales in the last two months, Patriot Commons at The Glen has quickly become one of the fastest selling luxury condominium communities in the region.

"The combination of affordable pricing starting at $299,995 and the all-time lowest mortgage rates on record is drawing buyers in," says Brian Wulfestieg, senior project manager. "When they see our incredible location within The Glen and tour our homes, they are sold."

Located in the heart of The Glen, Patriot Commons is a community of luxury condominiums and townhomes built by national luxury home builder Toll Brothers. This popular new community boasts a walkable lifestyle with everyday conveniences just a few steps away such as The Glen Town Center.

All residents in The Glen enjoy easy access to the Metra station and year-round recreational amenities such as Gallery Park and the Glen Park Center.

The condominiums all feature a private balcony and many offer golf course views. Interiors include 9-foot ceiling heights, hardwood floors, granite kitchen countertops, and a complete stainless steel appliance package including a washer and dryer. Pricing begins at $299,995 for a spacious one-bedroom design.

Stylish single-level and two-story townhomes, priced from $443,995, offer two to four bedrooms and two and a half baths and range in size from 1,550 to 1,700 square feet. A decorated model, the Randall, is open to tour.

The builder has condominiums and townhomes completed and ready for occupancy for those ready to move in. Other units near the end of construction are available.

The community's sales center is open daily 10-6. To visit, from I-94, exit Willow Avenue west for 3 miles, turn left on Patriot Boulevard. The sales center is one quarter mile south of Chestnut Avenue.

Call 847-998-0400, or visit PatriotCommonsatTheGlen.com for more information.

Wheelling's Millbrook Pointe is the best buy in town

Millbrook Pointe, Wheeling, Illinois

Today's homebuyers are value conscious and recognize a great buy when they see one. That's why traffic continues at a strong pace at Millbrook Pointe, a value-oriented Wheeling townhome community built by Northfield Group.

With Phase 1 reaching its 60-percent milestone, Gary Levitas, president of Northfield Group, attributes his stellar sales of 17 homes in four months to a combination of affordable prices starting at $269,900, all brick and stone construction and innovative design.

You can move right into a 2,200-square-foot, three-bedroom / 2.5-bath townhome in a prime Wheeling location, featuring granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, Pella wood windows and a full basement for $269,900.

Recent buyer Joe Prokop said that before purchasing a home he toured countless developments and nothing came close to what he got for his money at Millbrooke Pointe. "It has everything, great prices, great location, quality building materials, and open floor plans. There's no better place to live for the price."

"While our incentives are appealing, potential buyers will be equally impressed by our innovative floor plans and complete customization," said Levitas. "Our spacious townhomes are crafted to feel like single-family homes." With up to 2,700 square feet of space, they have an abundance of windows that let the outdoors in. Kitchens are roomy and accommodate center islands, while master bedrooms are quite sizeable and are separated from the other bedrooms for added privacy.

You can choose from two upscale townhome plans. One offers four bedrooms and 3.5 baths with a first-floor master suite. The other is a three-bedroom / 2.5-bath traditional layout. Or buyers can opt for a charming three-story rowhome design featuring two or three bedrooms and 2.5 baths.

Millbrook Pointe townhomes are built to the highest construction standards and include specialized products such as Pella wood windows with double-pane insulation, 3.25-inch base moldings and casings around the windows and doors, cathedral ceilings, solid-core wood doors, and many more upgraded features.

From 294 north, exit Lake Cook Road, go west to Milwaukee Avenue, then south on Milwaukee to Wolf Road, right on Wolf for a quarter mile to entrance on left. The sales office is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call 847-347-2300 or visit MillbrookPointe.com for more information.

Liberty Lakes selling final phase in Wauconda

Liberty Lakes, Wauconda, Illinois

Town and Country Homes is currently selling homes in the final phase of homesites at Liberty Lakes, a master-planned community in northwest suburban Wauconda. The homesites include a selection of desirable locations that can accommodate walk-out and look-out basements.

Liberty Lakes will include over 900 homes when complete, and the final phase features the Congressional Series of single-family homes. Two model homes are open for viewing, and prices start at $199,995.

"Liberty Lakes offers an exceptionally large number of floor plans to choose from, all of which are priced affordably, constructed with quality and filled with deluxe features that are often priced as extras," said Donna Zizek, director of marketing for Town and Country Homes, a K. Hovnanian company. There are approximately 10 homesites that will accommodate the walk-out and look-out basements, so interested buyers are urged to act quickly.

The Congressional Series includes 14 floor plans featuring a ranch and two-story designs. The homes range from approximately 2,052 to 3,238 square feet and include three or four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, optional or partial basements, and two-and three-car attached garages. The homes include 9-foot first-floor ceilings, luxury master suites with walk-in closets and private baths plus concrete patios. Additional options may include dens, lofts and bonus rooms to further personalize the homes.

Liberty Lakes is located in an area of serene natural beauty and takes its name from the ponds that accent the landscape. Hikers, joggers and equestrians will enjoy easy access to the regional Millennium Trail which winds through the community for more than a mile and borders the Lake County forest preserve.

A trusted builder in Chicago for over 50 years, Town and Country Homes, a K. Hovnanian company, is currently building homes for first-time and move-up buyers in eight neighborhoods throughout the Chicagoland suburbs.

To visit Liberty Lakes, take Route 12 north to Route 176. Turn right (east) and proceed to Fairfield Road, turn left (north) on Fairfield and follow to Gilmer Road. Turn left (west) onto Gilmer Road exit ramp and turn right (west) onto Gilmer. Entrance is a quarter mile west, turn right on Sedgebrook Drive and follow to the sales center.

For more information, visit TownAndCountryHomes.com.

Hunt Club in Oswego has plenty to offer for first-time and move-up buyers

Hunt Club, Oswego, Illinois

If one collection of distinctive single-family homes can make a community popular, two series of homes with expanded choices is even better. With the opening of the new Hamilton Series model homes at Hunt Club, everyone from first-time buyers to those seeking more space and luxury can find outstanding values in the Town and Country Homes community in Oswego.

"Hunt Club continues to be a popular community, and Town and Country Homes recognizes that affordability and value are important factors for most buyers," said Donna Zizek, director of marketing.

A 476-acre community with a country flavor, Hunt Club attracts buyers with its large homesites, many overlooking green space and preserved wetlands. A clubhouse is also in the works for the community. Oswego School District 308 serves Hunt Club with a K-5 elementary school in the neighborhood.

The new Hamilton Series includes seven two-story plans, ranging from 2,052 to 3,238 square feet, with three or four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and two- or three-car attached garages. High quality standard features are included and buyers may add options such as ultra master baths and much more.

Renters who aspire to be buyers may be interested in the Clayburn, a home with 2,052 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, bonus room, 2.5 baths, and two-car attached garage, priced from just $195,995.

For the buyer who seeks more space, but wants value too, the spacious Foxwood includes 3,238 square feet with four bedrooms and a den plus second-floor bonus room, 2.5 baths, and three-car attached garage, priced from $239,995. In addition to the Hamilton Series, the Middleburg Series includes five floor plans, including a ranch plan with basement, priced from $232,995 and four two-story designs, priced from $246,995.

A trusted builder in Chicago for over 50 years, Town and Country Homes, a K. Hovnanian company, is currently building homes for first-time and move-up buyers in eight neighborhoods throughout the Chicagoland suburbs.

Hunt Club is located in southwest suburban Oswego, just south of Route 71 on Minkler Road. Take Route 34 (Ogden Avenue) west, continue straight when Route 34 becomes Route 71, take Route 71 to Minkler Road (stoplight), left on Minkler to the community entrance.

For more information, visit TownAndCountryHomes.com.

Foxmoor in Montgomery offers new homes in park-like community

Foxmoor, Montgomery, Illinois

Cambridge at Foxmoor includes more than 50 acres of open space, a nine-acre lake with a fishing pier, and a gazebo with park benches alongside it. The community also features an all purpose asphalt trail that will start on the east side of the community going west along the lake and then north through the neighborhood to an adjoining natural conservation area. Enjoy the convenient on-site elementary school and the outdoor beauty that makes this a great community.

This community comprises of single-family homes with 14 floor plan choices, developed by award-winning Cambridge Homes, the largest homebuilder in Illinois and part of D.R. Horton, a major national builder.

The Laurel is a two-story home with approximately 1,779 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and a loft or four bedrooms, two and a half baths, partial basement and two-car attached garage.

The Laurel is one of 14 floor plans in Cambridge Homes' popular Prairie Series. The home designs include a ranch and 13 two-story plans, ranging from approximately 1,572 to 3,100 square feet with partial or full basements and two-car attached garages, with prices starting as low as $206,490.

From the gracious foyer to the inviting kitchen to the luxurious retreat of the master bedroom, these homes represent the American family home at its most welcoming. But while classic in design, these popular designs also include fresh ideas and distinctive architectural details that raise them well above the ordinary.

Cambridge at Foxmoor features quality craftsmanship and materials throughout. Careful attention has been paid to every construction detail to assure lasting value. As you tour the models, Cambridge hopes that you will take the time to notice the many extra features that have been added to enhance the style and comfort of these fine homes.

To visit Foxmoor, take I-88 west to the Orchard Road exit, proceed south to Route 30, turn right (east) 1 mile to Gordon Road, right (north) to the community entrance on the right. Sales office hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except for Friday, when hours are noon to 5 p.m.

Call 847-984-4580 for more information or visit MyCambridgeHome.com.

Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle at Churchill Club in Oswego

Churchill Club, Oswego, Illinois

True to its name, Churchill Club in Oswego boasts a horse farm theme and a serene country setting centering on its clubhouse of approximately 8,400 square feet. Residents will enjoy the community's fitness center and game room, as well as its junior Olympic pool and children's splash and play area.

Churchill Club is in its final phase of sales, and two series of single-family homes are currently offered. The Arlington Series is base-priced from $199,995, while the Derby Series is priced from $245,995.

"Churchill Club offers a variety of value-priced homes for first-time buyers and those moving up to more space and luxuries," said Donna Zizek, director of marketing. "With the community in its final phase, we encourage those who are interested in well-designed and constructed homes in a recreational community to visit and make their purchases soon."

The Derby Series features a ranch and five two-story plans with many choices for buyers. The homes range in size from 1,865 to 3,544 square feet, and are priced from $245,995. The final Derby model home is for sale and is available for quick delivery.

Geared to family living, Churchill Club offers many other possibilities in addition to the clubhouse and pool. Walking and bicycling paths wind through the community while the Oswegoland Park District offers soccer fields, tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts among other amenities.

Churchill Club is served by Oswego District 308 schools including an on-site elementary school and a new high school within one-fourth of a mile. Commuters will appreciate the proximity of nearby highways, including Route 59, I-55 and I-80. Shopping and other services are just minutes away.

"Prices and interest rates are affordable and we anticipate that many new buyers will discover the pleasures of living at Churchill Club this fall," Zizek said.

A trusted builder in Chicago for over 52 years, Town and Country Homes, a K. Hovnanian company, is currently building homes for first-time and move-up buyers in eight neighborhoods throughout the Chicagoland suburbs.

To visit Churchill Club, take Interstate 88 to Eola Road exit, south on Eola Road to U.S. Highway 34 (Ogden Avenue), west on Route 34 to 5th Street, left on 5th Street to Yoakum Boulevard, left on Yoakum to Preakness Drive. Call 630-551-4332 or visit TownAndCountryHomes.com for more information.

Four new floor plans offered at Carillon at Stonegate in Aurora

Carillon at Stonegate, Aurora, Illinois

Active adult buyers have four new floor plans to choose from at Carillon at Stonegate, Cambridge Homes' resort-style community in Aurora for residents 55 years and older.

Approximately 30 home sites are currently available including a number of private cul-de-sac locations. Buyers can choose from nine different Resort Series single-family home plans ranging from 1,402 to 2,322 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two to 2.5 baths, two-car attached garages, and basements. They are priced currently from the low $200s. Two professionally appointed model homes are open for viewing.

Currently more than 225 active adults reside in Carillon at Stonegate, and more than half of the community's 325 single-family homes have been sold. Carillon at Stonegate is located immediately west of the Stonebridge golf course and just south of the Illinois Prairie Path.

"Carillon at Stonegate presents the perfect opportunity for adults that are looking to move into a new community with numerous recreational facilities and social clubs in place and friendly neighbors of a similar age with which to enjoy the many amenities.

All homes will be Energy Star certified at the highest level, which means they will be at least 50 percent more efficient than is called for by the 2004 International Energy Conservation Code.

"Providing Energy Star-rated homes is an especially nice benefit in an active adult community for those at least 55 years young," says Ivers. "Because a number of people who are 55 and over live on fixed incomes, saving hundreds of dollars a year on utility bills is a significant advantage, especially with the escalating energy costs. It also means that these residents will enjoy more comfortable living environments because the heat and air is distributed and sustained more consistently and effectively throughout the homes."

To visit the Carillon at Stonegate, take I-88 to Route 59 south to North Aurora Road, then west past Eola Road to Mansfield Drive turning right (north) to the sales and model center on the left.

Daily hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (noon to 5 p.m. on Friday). For more information, call 847-984-4890 or visit MyCambridgeHome.com.

Villas of Cambridge Arbor series models open in Streamwood

Villas of Cambridge, Streamwood, Illinois

Professionally appointed model homes showcasing all three Arbor Series townhouse plans are now open to the public at the Villas of Cambridge in Streamwood.

The Villas of Cambridge will include 120 total townhomes when complete, including 59 Arbor Series homes and 61 Artisan Series homes. All homes feature maintenance free exterior maintenance, landscaping, lawn care and snow removal.

Located off Route 20 (Lake Street), just west of Route 59, the Villas of Cambridge features more than 18 acres of open space including over seven acres of heavily wooded forest preserve and a centrally located landscaped park site with a gazebo and pond.

The Arbor Series consists of three townhome plans ranging from 1,777 to 2,047 square feet with two bedrooms, two to 2.5 baths and two-car garages. All designs offer a range of flexible space options such as extra baths, bedrooms, and lofts. Two plans are available with dual master bedroom suites. Prices start in the $210s.

"With the recent grand opening of the Arbor series models, visitors to the Villas of Cambridge can now tour professionally appointed model homes of every plan in the community," said Paul F. Ivers, president of Cambridge Homes.

The Arbor Series are being built in buildings of four to five homes. Two of the Arbor series plans are:

  • The Willow: This 1,777-square-foot tri-level design features two bedrooms with a loft, 2.5 baths, and a two-car garage. The lower level features a family room, but is available with an optional third full bath and fourth bedroom in lieu of the family room. The main level features a foyer, living room with bay window and available three-sided fireplace, dining room, spacious kitchen with pantry and breakfast area with sliding glass door to a wood deck, and powder room.
  • The Pine: This 1,891-square-foot raised ranch includes a finished lower level and will be built as an end home. It features two bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage.

To visit the Villas of Cambridge, take Route 59 to Route 20 west approximately one-quarter mile to the entrance on the right.

Daily hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (noon to 5 p.m. on Friday). For more information, call 847-984-4880 or visit MyCambridgeHome.com.

Time running out to purchase a home at Liberty Grove in Plainfield

Cambridge at Liberty Grove, Plainfield, Illinois

Time is starting to run out for buyers who desire new single-family homes in the family-oriented community of Cambridge at Liberty Grove, where fewer than 50 of 683 total homes remain to be sold.

Cambridge at Liberty Grove in Plainfield currently features 14 single-family plans from the Prairie and Horizon series. The community features a number of family oriented amenities including a private water park, fully equipped playground, a 27-acre lake with walking path, covered picnic pavilion, and an on-site elementary school.

"Cambridge at Liberty Grove is one of our premier master-planned lifestyle communities for buyers of all ages," said Paul F. Ivers, president of Cambridge Homes.

The Horizon Series consists of seven single-family plans including a ranch style design featuring 1,805 square feet with two bedrooms and up to three bedrooms available. The six two-story designs range from 2,117 to 3,018 square feet with three to four bedrooms and up to five bedrooms available (per plan), 2.5 baths, and two-car attached garages. Horizon Series homes are currently priced from the $180s.

The Prairie Series comprises three single-family designs. The homes range from 2230 to 2781 square feet of living space with two-car attached garages and basements. The ranch style design includes two bedrooms, a den, and two baths. The two-story plans feature three bedrooms to five bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. The Prairie Series is priced from the $230s.

Cambridge at Liberty Grove is located one mile from downtown Plainfield, and is minutes from I-55. To visit, take I-55 south to Route 126 traveling west 4 miles to the entrance, following signs to the single-family Prairie Series sales office on the immediate left where both the Prairie and Horizon homes are being sold.

Office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except Friday, when the office is open from noon to 6 p.m. For more information call 847-984-4550 or visit MyCambridgeHome.com.

Family-oriented, value-enhanced homes available at Cambridge Lakes in Pingree Grove

Cambridge Lakes, Pingree Grove, Illinois

Twenty-one professionally appointed model homes are now open for viewing at Cambridge Homes' Cambridge Lakes community in Pingree Grove. When completed, Cambridge Lakes will comprise 2,995 single-family homes, townhomes, attached single-family homes and condos in 43 distinct designs. The community features a large community center and numerous recreational and scenic amenities throughout.

"Cambridge Lakes is a family-oriented, value-enhanced community that has a wide variety of homes to meet virtually every living and budget need, and is in a convenient setting for commuters," said Paul F. Ivers, president of Cambridge Homes.

The Cambridge Lakes' community center is part of a centrally located recreation complex, which includes four baseball diamonds with a concession stand and a large playground. The community also features a skate park, an additional baseball diamond, three soccer fields, seven tot-lots, and four fully equipped playgrounds for older children.

The single-family homes available at Cambridge Lakes consist of 27 different plans ranging from 1,572 to 3,388 square feet and priced from the low $200s to the low $300s. The townhomes include seven different designs that range from 1,330 to 1,757 square feet with prices starting in the low $160s. Additionally, buyers can choose from five attached single-family plans ranging from 1,250 to 1,799 square feet and priced from the $170s. Four condominium plans, ranging from 951 to 1,108 square feet, are priced from the $130s.

Pingree Grove is located approximately four miles to the southeast of the I-90 and Route 47 interchange.

To visit Cambridge Lakes, take I-90 to the Route 47 exit, then left (south) approximately three miles to Higgins Road (Route 72). Turn left (east) one mile to the community entrance on the right following signs to three of the four sales and model centers.

The Nature Series condominium sales and model center is located one-half mile further south from I-90. To visit, exit Route 47 south three and one-half miles and turn right on Route 72 to the Nature series entrance on the right.

Daily hours are: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (12 p.m. to 5p.m. on Friday). More information about the different home series in Cambridge Lakes is available online at MyCambridgeHome.com.

Cambridge's Heatherstone community in Beach Park 80 percent sold

Cambridge at Heatherstone, Beach Park, Illinois

Cambridge Homes has sold more than 80 percent of the single-family homes at its Heatherstone community in Beach Park.

Buyers can choose from 18 different single-family plans among three home series, and tour six professionally appointed single-family model homes.

The Horizon Series consists of nine different plans, which are value engineered for maximum design efficiencies and value. Buyers can choose from eight different two-story designs that range from 1,715 to 3,018 square feet with three to five bedrooms (per plan), and 2.5 baths, as well as a ranch plan featuring 1,805 square feet of living space with up to three bedrooms available, and two baths. Horizon Series homes include two-car attached garages with three-car garage options, and are available with basements. Prices are starting in the low $170s. Three professionally appointed Horizon model homes are open for viewing.

Buyers can also choose from four different two-story single-family home designs from Cambridge's popular Prairie Series, and tour three professionally appointed model homes. These plans range from 1,572 to 2,900 square feet of living space with three and four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, basements, and two-car attached garages. The prices start in the low $200s.

"Cambridge at Heatherstone is currently our largest community in Lake County," said Paul F. Ivers, president of Cambridge Homes. "It includes an abundance of open space--ponds, a park site and soccer field, and a broad spectrum of housing for families of all sizes," Ivers said.

Cambridge at Heatherstone will include 580 single-family homes upon completion.

The Cambridge at Heatherstone single-family information and model centers are located on Wadsworth Road, just west of Green Bay Road in Beach Park. To visit, take Highway 41 to Wadsworth Road, east approximately 3 miles to the community entrance on the left.

Sales center hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 847-984-4671 or visit MyCambridgeHome.com.

Merit announces new custom ranch homes in Libertyville from upper $400s

Enclave at the Merit Club, Libertyville, Illinois

Merit Homes has announced new exceptional pricing for their two to three-bedroom ranch or two-story homes at The Enclave at the Merit Club, a picturesque community in Libertyville, affordably priced from the upper $400s.

"This is a win-win situation for everyone," says Merit Homes President Bert A Getz Jr. "We've reduced our prices without compromising our inclusions and amenities. Our buyers receive the same superior construction, first-class product specifications and superb finishes that we are known for in the industry."

Every home is distinguished with upgraded luxury features that come standard such as site-stained oak flooring, Kohler fixtures, maple, oak, cherry, and alder cabinets, granite countertops, all major appliances, full masonry fireplace, extensive trim details, Pella wood windows, cedar shake roofs, and zoned temperature control.

Empty nesters who are ready to downsize into a well-designed home and young professionals who want the convenience of single-level living can choose a ranch plan or a two-story design with a first-floor master bedroom. Stunning homes have two to four bedrooms and up to 3,000 square feet, priced from the upper $400s.

Sales and marketing manager Jeri Szatko believes there is a large built-up demand among young professionals who desire single-level living and mature buyers who are ready to downsize and that this substantial price reduction will help stimulate sales.

Merit Homes has two ranch models open for touring. To customize their home, buyers start with a plan and are permitted to change the footprint of the house and eliminate or add rooms. There's a lot of flexibility and they can select from the same finish level as a custom home buyer.

Part of a gated community called the Reserve at the Merit Club, the 17-home Enclave is surrounded by semi-custom homes and one-acre custom homes on 100 acres of beautifully landscaped rolling terrain. A magnificent natural landscape of scenic rock gardens, sparkling ponds and colorful wildflowers enhance the tranquil setting.

To visit The Enclave, take I-94 to Route 137, go west to Route 21 (Milwaukee Avenue), then north one half mile to entrance. Follow signs to the sales center, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday.

Call 847-680-0090 or visit MeritHomes.net for more information.

Autumn Grove offers a natural choice and a great value

Autumn Grove, Volo, Illinois

Autumn Grove is a single-family home community offering versatility for all seasons. Located in the leafy Lake County village of Volo, this development, built by William Ryan Homes, includes 10 acres of lush open space with ponds, large trees, a bike path, and rolling terrain. Nearby lie Fox Lake, the Chain of Lakes, and the Volo Bog State Natural Area, with its 800 acres of marshes, prairie restoration areas, and woodlands. It is an area that promotes year-round activity and fitness.

With 10 different floor plans to choose from, including two single-story plans, the new homes have three, four, or five bedrooms, and will range from 1,776 to 3,175 square feet. Included with each home are a 10-year Guarantee Dry Basement, ergonomic kitchens designs, two and three-car garages, and 700 square feet at no extra cost with their free finished basements.

Optional features include designer master baths, Signature Morning Rooms, fireplaces, volume ceilings, walkout and lookout basements, first-floor suites, bonus game rooms, gourmet kitchens, and much more.

Homes start from $175,000 and reach to the upper $200s.

Autumn Grove is conveniently located. Only five minutes from a Metra commuter rail station, homeowners will enjoy the easy access to Routes 120, 12 / 59, and 83. The community is served by the excellent Wauconda School District 118 and numerous stores and restaurants along Route 120.

The William Ryan Homes 1-2-10 transferable / limited warranty, along with its exclusive My Home 24/7 customer interactive website and Hard Hat Buyer Inspection program, is included on every home it builds. The company complies with GREEN-Built and Energy Star standards for energy efficiency, ensuring consistent room temperatures and uniform comfort throughout the home. This can save homeowners up to 50 percent in energy use and expenses.

To visit the models at Autumn Grove, take Rand Road / Route 12 and to Belvidere Road / Route 120. Turn right onto Route 120 to Route 60. Turn right on Route 60 and follow to Fish Lake Road. Turn right onto Fish Lake Road; the community will be on the right.

Sales hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday; and 1 to 6 p.m. Friday.

For more information, visit www.WilliamRyanHomes.com or call 847-201-7952.

Sandy Creek forming a 'New Schaumburg' in west suburban Elgin

Sandy Creek Estates, Elgin, Illinois

When home buyers want to move to Schaumburg but can't afford it, many turn to Elgin, particularly the popular new West Elgin Corridor, with its much admired Burlington School District. The corridor features a lot of shopping and restaurants, museums, theaters, acres of forest preserves and outdoor recreation, and the brand new, state-of-the-art Sherman Hospital. It also offers quick and easy access to multiple Metra stations, I-90, and both Midway and O'Hare airports. Now, at the center of all that, lies Sandy Creek Estates, the upscale, intimate, tree-lined community of three-, four-, and five-bedroom single-family homes.

William Ryan Homes expects Sandy Creek to join the Fox River Trail, the Hemmens Cultural Arts Center, the Symphony Orchestra, and the Grand Victoria Casino as being synonymous with the metropolitan diversity of Elgin. With 10 different floor plans, including two single-story plans, the new homes range from 2,000 to 3,575 square feet. Included are 10-year Guarantee Dry Basement, ergonomic kitchens, fully sodded home sites, partial basements, two- and three-car garages, and 700 square-foot finished basements.

The William Ryan Homes 1-2-10 transferable/limited warranty, along with its exclusive My Home 24/7 customer interactive website and Hard Hat Buyer Inspection program, is included on every home it builds. The company complies with GREEN-Built and Energy Star standards for energy efficiency, ensuring consistent room temperatures and uniform comfort throughout the home. This can save homeowners up to 50 percent in energy use and expenses.

Options include designer master baths, wood-burning fireplaces, volume ceilings, walkout and lookout basements, Signature Morning Rooms, gourmet kitchens and much more.

To see Sandy Creek models, take Lake Street / US-20 west of Randall Road. The entrance to the community will be on the right hand side of Route 20, approximately 1 mile past Randall Road and one-quarter mile past Nestler Road. Turn into right onto Shannon Parkway. Make the first left on West Amberside Drive; the model is at 434 Amberside. The area looks and feels a lot like Schaumburg.

Sales hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday through Thursday, and 1 to 6 p.m. Friday.

For more information visit WilliamRyanHomes.com or call 847-214-1367.

Only five homes remain at Hidden Creek in Shorewood

Estates of Hidden Creek, Shorewood, Illinois

When the Estates of Hidden Creek community first went to market, William Ryan Homes had 84 large home sites to fill. Today just five lots remain open to buyers.

William Ryan has sold almost all of Hidden Creek's ranch and two-story homes to a public hungry for convenience and a quiet country setting. The Estates of Hidden Creek is a quiet enclave of spacious home sites located in Shorewood near Joliet. Across from Four Seasons Park, with all its amenities and a new elementary school, Hidden Creek backs to a pond surrounded by large scenic trees.

Shopping options are nearby, as is a town center currently under development. Other attractions include parks, golf courses, colleges, and regional shopping centers. The highly respected Walnut Trail Elementary School, Minooka Junior High, and Minooka High School provide public education. A Metra train station operates out of Joliet, and major highways I-55, I-80, and Routes 52 and 59 run nearby.

Ranging in size from 2,078 to 3,157 square feet, the six different floor plans at Hidden Creek feature three or four bedrooms and two to 3.5 baths. Features included in the price of each home are 9-foot first-floor ceiling heights and 10-year Guaranteed Dry Basements.

The William Ryan Homes 1-2-10 transferable/limited warranty, along with its exclusive My Home 24/7 customer interactive website and Hard Hat Buyer Inspection program, is included on every home it builds. The company complies with Green-Built and Energy Star standards for energy efficiency, ensuring consistent room temperatures and uniform comfort throughout the home. This can save homeowners up to 50 percent in energy use and expenses.

The prices range from $223,990 to the low $300s. Hidden Creek is one of many William Ryan new homes communities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, and Florida.

To reach the Estates of Hidden Creek, take I-55 south to Route 52 (Jefferson Street). Turn right and go west on Route 52 to River Road. Turn left and go south on River Road. Turn right onto Seil Road to Estates of Hidden Creek Community at 802 Sycamore Drive in Shorewood.

Sales hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday through Thursday; and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., on Friday.

For more information on these last five homes call Marilyn at 847-769-1871 or email ChicagoInfo1@wmryan.com.

Location, views, and value a perfect combination for Emerald

Whether you're looking for great views, a convenient location, or simply a great deal on a new-construction home in Chicago, you'll find your right home at Emerald, a new twin-tower development in the heart of Chicago's West Loop.

As its name and Green Street address suggest, Emerald was conceived and developed as a green project from the ground up. It features eco-friendly products wherever practical, including bamboo flooring, low-VOC pain, recycled fiber fabrics, energy efficient windows, and an economical, individually controlled four-pipe HVAC system.

Emerald's current furnished model is a two bedroom, two bath home with 1,297 square feet of living space, unique finishes like sliding glass closet doors and upgraded kitchen cabinets, two balconies, and an unobstructed view east toward the Chicago skyline. The split floor plan provides privacy for each bedroom, and positions one "bistro" balcony next to the kitchen, making it perfect for grilling and outdoor dining. The home is priced at $462,000 and comes with one parking space.

Remaining two bedrooms at Emerald currently run from $405,000 to $465,000 (prices which include parking); one bedroom with dens are priced from $295,000 to $375,000; and one bedrooms are priced from $276,800 to $296,000.

The development offers a wealth of on-site amenities and spaces to relax, exercise, or conduct business. Club Emerald, a party room open to all residents, features a bar, wine cooler, ice maker, an iPod dock, and cable television, making it a perfect place for impromptu get-togethers or planned parties. The business-oriented Board Room, decked out with comfortable furniture and expansive tables, gives homeowners a space away from the office and condo from which to work. A 1,500-square-foot fitness center features a variety of new exercise and strength-training equipment purchased by the developer. The spaces, along with the 8,000-square-foot lobby, were conceived by renowned interior designer John Robert Wiltgen.

Emerald is located at 123 S Green St in Chicago's West Loop. Its home center is open from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment.

For more information, call 312-226-0555 or visit EmeraldChicago.com.

New model opens at Meadows Edge of Highland Woods in Elgin

Meadows Edge of Highland Woods, Elgin, Illinois

William Ryan Homes is excited to announce that the model at its newest offering of homes in Meadows Edge of Highland Woods is now open. Highland Woods provides community living in small, distinctive neighborhoods. Set on gently rolling land with mature oak groves and 154 acres of parks, preserved wetlands and lushly landscaped greenways, Highland Woods features an Owners Club with pools, tennis and basketball courts and more.

For a limited time only, William Ryan Homes is offering pre-construction pricing on 10 unique floor plans including two one-story plans, starting at just $239,990.

The new homes range from 2,000 to 3,575 square feet and include a 10-year Guarantee Dry Basement, ergonomic kitchens; fully sodded home sites; partial basements; two and three-car garages; plus 700 square feet for free with their free finished basements.

The William Ryan Homes 1-2-10 transferable/limited warranty, along with its exclusive My Home 24/7 customer interactive website and Hard Hat Buyer Inspection program, is included on every home it builds. The company complies with GREEN-Built and Energy Star standards for energy efficiency, ensuring consistent room temperatures and uniform comfort throughout the home. This can save homeowners up to 50 percent in energy costs.

Options include William Ryan's Signature Morning Room, designer master baths, wood-burning fireplaces, volume ceilings, walkout and lookout basements, first floor in-law suites, bonus/game rooms, gourmet kitchens and much more.

For more information about William Ryan Homes at Highland Woods visit their model at Sandy Creek Estates (right around the corner from Highland Woods), take Lake Street / US-20 west of Randall Road. The entrance to the community will be on the right side of Route 20, approximately 1 mile past Randall Road and one-quarter mile past Nestler Road. Turn into the community by going right on Shannon Parkway. Make the first left on West Amberside Drive; the model is on the right side of the street at 434 W Amberside Dr. Sales hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Call or visit today, 847-214-1367, WilliamRyanHomes.com.

Construction underway on Horizon Series homes at NeuFairfield in Joliet

NeuFairfield, Cambridge Homes, Joliet, Illinois

If you don't like to wait for the things you want, and if you always look for more space, more quality, and more value, then the Horizon Series homes at Cambridge Homes' NeuFairfield community were designed with you in mind.

Cambridge's 24 new single-family homes, currently under construction in Joliet, are located in a beautiful and established community surrounded by parks, recreation, and highly rated schools in the New Lenox and Joliet districts. The rest of the Chicago metro area is accessible via I-355 and Metra train.

Buyers have a choice of six two-story Horizon Series plans, ranging in size from 2,117 to 3,018 square feet with three to four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Two-car attached garages are included, and basements are available at an additional cost. Prices for the single-family homes start at $197,500.

The community's model home and sales center, expected to open this spring, features the two-story Grandview design, a home with 2,428 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, first- and second-floor family rooms, and a two-car attached garage, base-priced from $209,900. The first floor includes a living room, kitchen, family room, powder room and utility room. The second floor includes a master bedroom with private luxury bath, two additional bedrooms, a second bath, laundry room, and bonus family room.

Qualified buyers can take advantage of FHA, VA, and conventional mortgage programs at very affordable rates with the assistance of the staff at DHI Mortgage.

To visit NeuFairfield, take I-55 to Route 126, west to Route 30 north to entrance on the right. Sales center hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Friday.

Call 847-984-4949 for more information or visit MyCambridgeHome.com.

Low-maintenance living in an established neighborhood at The Crossings at Morton Grove

Crossings of Morton Grove, Toll Brothers, Illinois

With an enviable location just steps from the Metra, incredible new pricing, and low mortgage rates, it's no wonder national home builder Toll Brothers has seen a surge in activity this year at their community of stylish rowhomes in Morton Grove. The builder just broke ground on a new building and is quickly approaching the 70-percent sold mark.

"Our community is bustling with construction and we are seeing more and more new visitors ready to buy now," says Brian Wulfestieg, senior project manager for The Crossings at Morton Grove.

The Crossings of Morton Grove is an enclave of 64 charming rowhomes, affordably priced from $279,995, within an established neighborhood in Morton Grove. Commuters are drawn to the desirable location, just a few short blocks from the Metra station and 17 minutes from O'Hare International Airport. Another draw is the easy low-maintenance lifestyle with lawn care and snow removal provided by the homeowners association.

According to Wulfestieg, "The Crossings offers the best value in Morton Grove." He substantiates this claim by pointing to a long list of features included in each home.

Buyers are delighted with the granite countertops, 42-inch maple kitchen cabinets, hardwood floors, Kohler plumbing fixtures, Whirlpool Gold stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, a washer and dryer, rooftop deck, two-car attached garage, full basement, and more.

Visitors are invited to tour the stunning Webster model and then check out the three floor plans ranging from 1,450 to 1,850 square feet featuring two bedrooms and two and a half baths. Some homes have the option for a third bedroom and bath. For those ready to move soon, the builder has completed rowhomes ready for occupancy.

Toll Brothers, the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, became a public company in 1986 and entered the Chicago market in 1999. The company is honored to have won all three of the industry's highest awards: America's Best Builder, the National Housing Quality Award, and National Builder of the Year.

From I-94 Edens Expressway, exit Dempster Street west, proceed a half mile, turn left on Ferris Avenue, go 1 block south on Hennings Court. The sales center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, call 847-581-0888 or visit TheCrossingsatMortonGrove.com or TollBrothers.com.

Pre-construction sales begin for Park Series homes at Elgin's West Point Gardens

West Point Gardens Park Series home, Elgin, Illinois

First-time buyers, empty-nesters, and others who want affordable single-family homes with freedom from exterior maintenance in one of Chicagoland's most acclaimed communities should make the new Park Series at West Point Gardens a must-see.

Part of a community that has won more awards than any other new home development in the Chicago area, the Park Series starts at $159,990, a price that includes full basements during the pre-construction phase now underway.

"The new Park Series is a response to the desires of today's buyers in the market for new homes," says Pat Curran, president of West Point Builders. "Monthly principal and interest payments start as low as $823.49 and the homes also have flexible second floors so buyers can choose design elements that suit their preferences," he says.

West Point Gardens is a 173-acre Traditional Neighborhood Design community in the Randall Road corridor on the west side of Elgin. The community is unique for its private enclosed theme gardens, and it is the only neighborhood in the area that boasts classic Traditional Neighborhood Design elements including room-sized front porches, garages hidden in the rear of the homes, and a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere that makes it convenient for people to get acquainted with their neighbors and to walk to various destinations.

In addition to the Park Series, fifteen single-family homes in three series are also included in the community. A model home is open for viewing to showcase the inviting designs, quality construction and private gardens that give the community its name.

The new Park Series features four well-designed floor plans priced from $159,990 to $189,990. They range in size from two bedrooms and 1.5 baths to three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The homes include two-car garages attached in the back of the home, covered front porches, 9-foot first-floor ceiling heights, and full basements during the pre-construction phase. Three exterior facades are offered for each home.

Some of the new Park Series homes will overlook 14-acre Meier Park, while others will have scenic views of a lavishly landscaped berm that ensures privacy and scenic natural views.

Call 847-608-1000 or visit WestPointGardens.com for more information.

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