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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL

Del Webb Communities of Illinois

Sun City Huntley Del Webb, IllinoisDel Webb entered the Illinois market in 1998 with its first Midwestern active adult community, Sun City Huntley. The resounding success of this 55+ resort-style community paved the way for numerous other Del Webb communities in Illinois. Today there are four Del Webb communities offering new construction homes in Illinois. Below is a brief recap of each of these award-winning active adult communities in Illinois.

Sun City Huntley Del Webb
The first Del Webb community in the entire Midwest was Sun City Huntley. The community opened in 1998 and is planned for nearly 5,500 homes upon completion in the very near future. Over the years there were numerous floor plans to choose from in various home styles including single family ranch homes, attached townhomes, mid-rise townhomes and ranch duplex style. Today there are less than 60 new construction opportunities available however there is always a nice selection of well cared for resale homes to choose from. Pricing begins in the mid $100’s and goes up to the high $500’s. The amenities are simply amazing centered around the 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge with hundreds of amenities and activities. There is an 18-hole award-winning golf course plus a secondary lodge, a community lake, park and multiple other outdoor amenities to discover. With less than 60 new construction homes to choose from now is the time to make the move to a new home at Sun City Huntley.

Shorewood Glen Del Webb
The 2nd Del Webb community in Illinois was opened in 2004 in the southwest Chicago suburb of Shorewood. This intimate sized 55+ community is planned for 765 homes upon completion including single family ranch homes and attached style duplex townhomes. Prices are attractive from the mid $100’s to the mid $300’s. The highlight of the community is the 16,500 square foot Lakeview Lodge featuring a wealth of amenities for fitness, arts, games and socializing. A full-time lifestyle advisor ensures residents always have a full activity calendar every month including special events, daytrips, outings and more.

Edgewater Del Webb
Located just off the popular Randall Road corridor in Elgin, Illinois is Del Webb’s Edgewater community. This popular 55+ community opened in 2005 and is planned for 1,040 homes upon completion. Edgewater is popular among residents still in the work force thanks to its ideal location close to major expressways. Also nearby are numerous restaurants, major retail establishments, big-box stores, movie theaters and more. Edgewater features a 23,000 square foot lodge complete with high-end amenities both inside and out. The lifestyle is vibrant thanks to a full-time lifestyle director ensuring residents enjoy a fun social environment dedicated to bringing people together and having fun. All of the homes at Edgewater are single family ranch style and are priced from the high $100’s to the high $400’s.

Grand Dominion Del Webb
The most recent Del Webb community to open in Illinois was Del Webb’s Grand Dominion. Opened in 2006, Grand Dominion is an upscale active adult community in the prestigious Lake County town of Mundelein. There are 725 homes planned for Grand Dominion set amidst a beautiful rolling landscape complete with a stunning natural lake. Grand Dominion is an elegant community complete with a fabulous lodge known as the Lakeside Lodge offering stunning lake views. The homes are all single family ranch style priced from the mid $200’s to the mid $500’s. With elegant surroundings and world-class amenities, this luxury 55+ community has been highly popular since it’s amazingly successful grand opening in 2006.

Del Webb’s resounding success with its premiere Midwest community paved the way for a wealth of opportunities for active adult living in Illinois.

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