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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, Illinois 55+ Community

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, IllinoisSun City Huntley by Del Webb offers the ultimate in active adult living in the heart of the Midwest. Located in the town of Huntley, Illinois, this 55+ masterpiece offers world-class amenities and a lifestyle rarely matched by any other Illinois active adult community. Del Webb opened Sun City Huntley in 1998 and today the community is nearly sold out of new construction homes. Only a handful of homes are available to purchase brand new, yet there are plenty of options to choose a well-cared for resale home.

With nearly 5,500 homes, all of which offer single-story living, there is something for everyone at Sun City Huntley. Home designs include the traditional single-family ranch homes, attached townhomes and condominiums. Prices range from the low $100’s to the high $500’s. Over the years Del Webb offered nearly 60 different floor plans including 34 unique single-family ranch style homes ranging from 1,130 to over 3,000 square feet. It’s easy to find the perfect floor plan to suit any needs in this magnificent active adult community. Those in search of maintenance-free living will appreciate the ranch townhomes which include lawn care, snow removal and all exterior maintenance as part of the monthly association fee. The townhomes range in size from 1,014 to 1,599 square feet. Another unique option is the Arcadia Condominium building. This four-story complex is the only condominium building in Sun City Huntley and offers five different floor plans as well as elevator access and underground parking.

The long list of luxury amenities at Del Webb Huntley is highlighted by the amazing Prairie Lodge boasting 94,000 square feet of recreation space.  This phenomenal facility features a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor walking track, indoor swimming pool and spa, numerous rooms dedicated to arts, crafts, hobbies and games, an aerobics room, business center, computer stations, library and more.  The grand ballroom plays host to events such as parties, theater performances, dances, seminars and movie nights. There is also an on-site restaurant offering a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking the 18-hole Whisper Creek Golf Course.

Golfers will love the beautifully maintained Whisper Creek Golf Course designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. Water challenges players on over half of the holes while lovely landscaping enhances the natural beauty of this popular golf course. Residents enjoy discounted fees and can sign up for annual membership programs. Other outdoor amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, miles of trails for walking or biking, sports courts for tennis and bocce ball, Wildflower Park with several hundred acres to discover, a 19-acre fishing lake, volleyball courts, horseshoes and a softball field too. A couple other community highlights to mention are the Millgrove Woodworking Shop offering nearly 5,000 square feet dedicated to woodworking as well as model trains plus the secondary community amenity center known as Meadow View Lodge. This facility features another fitness center, aerobics studios, meeting rooms plus an outdoor swimming pool.

Residents of this exciting Illinois active adult community enjoy a lifestyle unlike any other. There are over 80 different clubs and special interest groups and countless activities every single day. A full-time activities coordinator insures there is always something exciting on the social calendar. The long list of activities and events is highlighted in a monthly community magazine.

While residents can spend nearly every day enjoying the amenities right within the community, the surrounding areas also offer a wealth of opportunities. Downtown Chicago is approximately 45 miles from the community, the popular Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg is a quick drive away and everyday conveniences are located right across the street from the community. 

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