Spend Your Summer on Illinois’ and Wisconsin’s Lake Shores

Richmond homes

Richmond homes near the lake

If you’re imaging your toes in the water and the sunshine on your back, you won’t have to travel very far. Several of our communities are ideally situated just minutes from beautiful lakes, making the dream of summertime lake living a realty.

Residents of our Richmond homes at The Trails of Pheasant Ridge are just 10 minutes or less from Elizabeth Lake and its nature reserve, and are just an hour outside of Chicago and Lake Michigan.

If you’re looking to buy, The Trails of Pheasant Ridge is a 32-home community with seven ranch and eight two-story home designs priced from the $160,000s to mid $200,000s. Floor plans span 1,300 to 3,200 square feet with two to four bedrooms, optional basements and other customizable features and finishes.

If you love Pistakee Lake and the Fox River, look no further than our McHenry homes at Liberty Trails. Pistakee is part of the Chain O’Lakes, which is complete with three natural lakes that are connected by the Fox River to seven additional lakes.

Those wishing to spend a day out on the lake are just a short drive away from several local marinas, and fun near the water can be found closer to home at Millers Riverfront Park, which offers a boat landing, fishing, picnic areas, playground and nature preserve. You can also get your game on at the McHenry Beach Shores Park.

Ranch and two-story homes priced from the high $100,000s are available at Liberty Trails. Buyers will find an exciting array of floor plans with 1,300 to 3,200 square feet, two to four bedrooms and customizable options.

Last, but not least, residents of Bailey Estates is literally within walking distance of the 5,500 square acre Geneva Lake. Located just outside of the community are Edgewater Park and Williams Bay Beach. Or, you can travel to nearby Lake Geneva, Wis. to enjoy Big Foot Beach State Park, which offers 6.5 miles of hiking trails, canoe and kayak rentals, fishing, 40 acres of picnic areas, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, a playground, swimming areas and campgrounds. You can also explore the area’s history at The Geneva Lake Shorepath with 21 miles of shoreline walking trails with views of century-old mansions.

Bailey Estates is truly the perfect community for fun all year round! Our Williams Bay real estate offerings include gorgeous single family homes priced from the low $200,000s to low $300,000s with three to five bedrooms and up to 3,200 square feet of customizable living space.

So, if you’re looking for ways to beat the heat and find the perfect new home, come cool off by the lake and in our air-conditioned new homes this summer.

To learn more about these communities, give us a call at 815-385-4495.