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  1. Fall Festivities for Gerstad Residents

    The weather is finally cooling down, the leaves are changing colors and the pumpkins are everywhere–it’s officially fall for Gerstad residents! Celebrate the season full of traditions and gorgeous weather by taking part in local fall- and Halloween-themed events. Film buffs near Richmond can enjoy a selection of horror films […]

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Fair Diddley – Spring Craft Show

    It’s time to get inspired with new color schemes, unique creations and even lawn and garden decorations for your new Gerstad home. As Fair Diddley rolls into the work Square this Sunday, residents can take part in this annual tradition that has been occurring for 49 years! Browse the treasures […]

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  6. Mother’s Day Events Around Your Gerstad Home

    Moms. They work harder, worry more, and give more than we can ever imagine. That’s why this Sunday, May 14, we thank her for all she’s done. Whether Mom would appreciate a pedicure, a night on the town or a relaxing brunch, we have uncovered some of the best ways […]

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  7. The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    When building a home, buyers usually come prepared with a wish list a mile long. Families today want to be close to good schools and shopping, but with the ability to retreat to a home in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. They want to pick and choose interior and exterior […]

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  8. Custom Mortgage Program for Custom Builders

    Gerstad Builders partners with an outstanding mortgage company that easily and conveniently assists our customers with the financing of their new home.  Just because an interested buyer doesn’t have perfect credit, an emergency fund saved, or doesn’t make a ton of money doesn’t mean they will not qualify for a […]

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  9. Transform the Study in Your New Home for Free

    Adding an extra bedroom to your new home adds space and value. For a limited time only, new home buyers at any of our communities can convert their new home’s study or den to a bedroom at no additional cost to them! The community of Bailey Estates in Williams Bay […]

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  10. Richardson’s Adventure Farm

    Autumn flies by in a flash, so take advantage of the crisp weather and embrace what is left of the season by joining the community at Richardson’s Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois. The farm is located just 10 minutes from Richmond, which features our assortment of 32 new homes […]

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