Bring the Past to the Present in your McHenry Home

McHenry New Homes
From record players to ice boxes, antiquing is a great way to add a little character to your McHenry new home.

Have you ever heard that phrase “one man’s trash is another main’s treasure?” Well you don’t have to literally go through the trash to find a treasure. When you shop at local flea markets and antique stores, you can find the perfect pieces for your McHenry home.

Whether you purchase a new home in McHenry, Richmond, Poplar Grove or Williams Bay, there are plenty of opportunities to bring the past into your present.

A Peek into the Past Vintage: Located in McHenry at 1245 North Green Street, A Peek into the Past Vintage features vintage furniture and knickknacks. Additionally, if you are looking to add a little vintage flare to your wardrobe, this is the place to go. A Peek into the Past Vintage is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Solid Brass Fine Antiques: Featuring three large rooms, Solid Brass Fine Antiques in Richmond features a wide-variety of antiques including furniture, military items, tools, china, jewelry, silver and more. Solid Brass Fine Antiques is open seven days a wekk from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Fox River Flea Market: The newest flea market in McHenry, The Fox River Flea Market has recently converted the old Jeep dealershiop into a very large and diverse flea market with 50 vendors under one roof. Open six days a week, treasures to be found at flea market include blown glass, vintage records, furniture, sports memorabilia and more. Auctions are also held periodically.

Tickled Pink: Located in Williams Bay, Wis., Tickled Pink is a hidden gem where customers go to enjoy a cup of fresh coffee, Italian pasta dishes and a little vintage shopping. The shop showcases beautiful vintage pieces that include clothing, jewelry, iron garden ware and furniture. Tickled Pink is open seven days a week and is located on Walworth Avenue.

Antiques on Broadway: With more than 7,000 square feet of carefully refinished furniture, Antiques on Broadway is the place to find a dining room set, bedroom set and accessory pieces in oak, walnut, pine and mahogany. Antiques on Broadway is located in Richmond and is open Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Volo Antique Malls: Featuring three antique malls and the Mercantile Mall, visitors to the Volo Antique Malls are a short drive away from our communities and showcase a variety of antiques, gifts, collectibles, home furnishings and more. While there, make sure to stop by the nationally recognized Volo Auto Museum. Visitors can shop for antiques every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When antique shopping, not only will you enjoy the search for the perfect treasure, but you will also add a unique personality to your McHenry, Richmond, Poplar Grove or Williams Bay home. It may take hours of searching, but in the end you will find a gem that completes your new home.

Looking for a home? Gerstad Builders builds homes in four new communities located in McHenry, Boone and Walworth counties. For more information on our beautiful new homes, visit

Featured Blog Posts

Top 2024 Design Trends

City Guide: Williams Bay

Design Feature: Four Seasons Room

Mailing List Signup