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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL

Grand Haven by Del Webb, Romeoville, Illinois

Grand Haven by Del Webb, Illinois active adultIllinois is growing in popularity as a retirement destination among active adults who desire to stay close to current family and friends. The Chicagoland suburbs are full of fabulous options in active adult living ranging from massive resort-style communities to the more intimate sized, cozy neighborhoods. Grand Haven by Del Webb and Lakewood Homes is one of the smaller-scale 55+ communities in Illinois. It may be small in the number of homes, just 677, however it’s still big on amenities and lifestyle!

Built between 2002 and 2004, this unique Illinois active adult community was a combined effort between the nationally renowned Del Webb and the local Chicagoland builder Lakewood Homes. Grand Haven is located in the far southwestern Chicago suburb of Romeoville which is just 37 miles from downtown Chicago. Just minutes from home residents enjoy easy access to everyday conveniences, major retailers, cultural attractions, golf courses, museums, casinos, shopping, dining and more. The award-winning town of Naperville is just 15 miles from Romeoville. Here residents will find fantastic shopping and dining in downtown Naperville, award-winning healthcare and exciting annual festivals.

The award-winning Del Webb lifestyle is in full-swing at this established 55+ community. Residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with dozens of special interest clubs and special activities. The full-time activities director ensures there is always something exciting happening at Grand Haven. Whether it’s the bowling club, crafts, ping pong, ballroom dancing, gardening, fishing, theater or swimming … the activities are endless! It’s easy to meet new people and make meaningful friendships at this welcoming community.

Amenities at Grand Haven Del Webb are centered around the 15,000 square foot clubhouse. There is a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor swimming pool, ceramics studio, library, computer lab and card room as well as a large ballroom ideal for dances, parties, classes, seminars and more. Outdoors there is another swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, bocce ball and shuffleboard. Scenic paths wind throughout the community and a large lake offers recreational fishing.

The homes in this friendly IL 55+ community are available as either ranch townhomes built by Lakewood Homes or single-family ranch homes built by Del Webb. Townhomes are sized from 1,170 to 1,800 square feet and the single-family homes are sized from 1,550 to 2,120 square feet. Prices are very attractive from the mid $100’s to the mid $300’s. With reasonable prices, an ideal location and lovely amenities it’s easy to see why Grand Haven is such a popular choice among Illinois retirees.

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