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  1. Apple Picking Your Way Into Fall

    Woodstock has the largest concentration of apple orchards in the state of Illinois with five apple orchards boasting of more than 20 apple varieties in McHenry County. With a very wet summer, some orchards may have gotten off to a rough start, but it didn’t stop them from thriving into […]

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  2. Jefferson Inventory Home at Bailey Estates

    The newest inventory home in our Bailey Estates community features the Jefferson plan and addresses the needs of the on the spot buyer and the visual buyer. Our homes are always constructed with a number of options that are already included in the price and they present the new products […]

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  3. New Bayview Home Under Construction in Poplar Grove

    The Trails of Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove has a new inventory home available featuring the Bayview home design that will give buyers the perfect glimpse into life at this single-family home community! The Bayview plan offers two or three bedrooms, with the option to turn one into a home […]

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  4. View First-Hand The Homes of Liberty Trails

    Why is McHenry on the radar for homebuyers searching for a new home? With a livability score of 80, named one of the happiest cities in Illinois and a ranking of third best small city to live in, in Illinois by wallethub.com, it’s clear why people want to call this […]

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  5. Bailey Estates’ Prime Location Offers Quick Access to the Lake

    Minutes from Wisconsin’s beautiful Lake Geneva, Bailey Estates from Gerstad Builders is ready for you. This family-friendly community features homes starting at $249,990 on half-acre lots. Secluded and private, this community is perfect for raising a family and offers endless summer entertainment and fun. When building your single-family home, Gerstad […]

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  6. Annual Country Thunder Music Festival Returns to Wisconsin

    Grab your cowboy hat and boots because the 23rd annual Country Thunder Music Festival is coming to town! A staple of local entertainment for years, this popular festival attracts thousands of people from all parts of the country. The best part is residents of The Trails of Pheasant Ridge don’t […]

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  7. Wonder Lake Water Show Ski Team Entertains Liberty Trails Residents

    Summers at Liberty Trails are made more spectacular by being just seven miles from the #1 National Waterski Show Team. On most summer Friday nights, the Wonderlake Waterski Team shows guests a riotous water experience, where you can see four-tiered water ski pyramids, multiple skiers performing helicopters and front flips, […]

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  8. Fiesta Days Returns to the McHenry Community

    Starting July 13, citizens of McHenry, Illinois, will enjoy the annual Fiesta Days celebration! This 11-day event will highlight local culture and musical talent and give people the opportunity to sample food from McHenry vendors and have fun with family. Aside from live music and local food, there will also […]

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  9. Building Two Multigenerational Homes with the Nelson’s

    As families grow and society changes, multi-generation house plans are becoming more and more popular. Grandparents are moving in to be closer to children and help look after grandchildren, young adults are living at home longer and aging parents need extra love and care. According to recent research, approximately 51 […]

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  10. Gerstad Builders Voted Best Home Builder in 2017 Best of the Fox Awards

    We are so honored to announce that we have been voted as Best Home Builder 2017 in this year’s Best of the Fox awards! We are pleased to be ranked among the top businesses in McHenry County, and we are so thankful to all of our residents and voters for […]

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