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  1. Jump-Starting the Holiday Spirit Around Gerstad Communities

    The holiday season is just around the corner! As the streets begin to sparkle and merchants make preparations for crowds of shoppers, residents near Gerstad Builders’ communities have lots of special upcoming events to look forward to near their new homes in McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond. Most […]

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  2. Preparing Your Gerstad Home for Winter

    “Winter is coming!” is a line that many people attribute to the popular HBO Drama and Award-winning novel Game of Thrones. However, if you’re from the Midwest, you might feel like you’ve been cheated out of royalties because you have used that phrase your entire life. In any regard, winter […]

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  3. Corn Maze Roundup Near Gerstad Communities

    Winter is coming, but we can enjoy the spectacular beauty during the weeks of fall! Picking apples and pumpkins, sipping hot cider, and spending the afternoon scurrying around a corn maze are the activities that make autumn our favorite season. Our Gerstad team has uncovered some the best apple picking […]

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  4. Supporting the McHenry County Community at Fall Diddley

    We’re heading into the holiday season, which means for some, the newest electronics are top items on wish lists, but for others, nothing beats hand-crafted and homemade. Fine artists, hipsters and consumers are all embracing amazing crafting skills such as knitting, embroidery, silk-screening and much more. It’s that time of […]

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  5. Farm to Table, Farmers Markets Near Gerstad Communities

    Illinois is well known across the country for its noble agricultural heritage. McHenry, Poplar Grove and Richmond offer residents a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers as well as breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more homemade goodies! Our local farmers markets allow Gerstad residents to […]

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  6. Fall Fun in the Orchard – Apple Orchards Surround Gerstad Communities

    From McHenry, IL to Woodstock, Richmond and even Williams Bay, WI, apple picking season is in full seasonal flair! Our communities are located in some of the most fortunate parts of the country with tons of local orchards that allow for afternoons of picking fresh apples straight from the tree. […]

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  7. Celebrate Labor Day Around McHenry

    Labor Day is a time to celebrate the unofficial end of summer with friends and family whether it’s at concerts, grilling or doing activities around town. If you’re looking for fun around the McHenry area, here are some events to consider beginning as early as Wednesday, August 29: Walworth County […]

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  8. Construction Ahead, Prepare to Stop

    When it comes to exposure and spreading the word about new homes and communities, there is no better way to observe than a community model home. With the recent road construction taking place on Lincoln Road, our model homes may appear to be off-limits. While there is a lot of […]

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  9. Why Luxe Plank Flooring is Our Choice for Flooring

    Flooring takes up a lot of visible space in your home. It’s only natural that you want it to look great, but you also want it to withstand your family’s lifestyle for years to come. Each type of surface comes with its own advantages and disadvantages, and the function and […]

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  10. Secure Your Home at Bailey Estates – Phase 3

    An alluring town like Williams Bay is much more than a suburb of Wisconsin. United by its modest population size, local culture and natural beauty, Williams Bay offers a higher quality of life at a slower pace. This town gives residents plenty of opportunities to familiarize themselves with the area […]

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