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A new designer home is being built at Highland Woods in Elgin, IL by John Hall Homes. The 3,132 square foot home is perfect for clients looking to purchase in the mid $400s. It’s available for $449,900, with 4 bedrooms, 3 1⁄2 baths, and a 3-car side-load garage. Homebuyers will love the custom gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry and spacious two-story family room with custom stone fireplace.
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With 59 homes sold through the end of November, Highland Woods had an amazing year in 2012. This means hundreds of happy family members are now living in Highland Woods, thanks to our great builders: Acorn Properties, DeMarco Custom Homes, John Hall Homes, King’s Court, Overstreet Builders, and William Ryan Homes. Homes sold in every price range from the mid $200s to the $500s. We are very excited to see this community coming together!
If you have clients who can make Highland Woods their home in 2013, we would love to …
Your clients are likely interested in a beautiful home by a quality builder—and at Highland Woods in Elgin, our selection of builders is sure to satisfy. Then we know that the wealth of amenities within the Highland Woods community will be the sundae toppings that are sure to seal the deal.
If you haven’t been to Highland Woods to see all the community has to offer, we could tell you about the welcoming neighborhood entries, the parks and playgrounds, the community Owners Club, and the beautiful natural surroundings, but words don’t …
Builders have broken ground on three beautiful new homes this week at Highland Woods, all priced in the $400s. These homes are for sale throughout the construction process, but your buyers should hurry for the opportunity to customize and pick finishes and selections. Each home is two stories, and homebuyers will enjoy the first floor studies and basements with 9 foot ceilings and rough-in baths. The homes will include hardwood floors in the foyer, dining room, breakfast room, and kitchen, crown molding details in the living room and dining room, …
We have several amazing builders who offer homes in Highland Woods. We have put several virtual tours of models and homes they offer together, so you can get a feel for the homes in :30. Check out some of the model homes below.
Acorn Properties Corporation, Model open for viewing at Highland Woods:
Clearwater Custom Homes, Model open for viewing at Highland Woods:
King’s Court Builders, Model open for viewing at Highland Woods:
Overstreet Builders, Model open for viewing at Highland Woods:
William Ryan Homes, Model open for viewing at Highland Woods:
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We learned a few weeks ago which floorplans are the best for families with young children at Highland Woods. It’s also great to know that several preschools are available within a 10 minute drive for when your clients’ little ones are ready. We’ve put together a list of several preschools in the area, as well as a map to show you how close they are to the community.
Preschools near Highland Woods:
Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool
Harvest Christian Academy Preschool
New Creations Preschool
Westminster Christian School Preschool
Learning Tree Preschool
Highland Christian Academy Preschool
KinderCare Learning Centers
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We’re in the thick of winter, and especially since the blizzard of 2011, it’s easy to start feeling snowed in. The great news when clients live at Highland Woods, though, is that they are just minutes from a ton of winter fun! Check out these activities to fight of cabin fever and get the most out of this season before it melts away.
Burnidge Forrest Preserve Sledding and Skiing
38W235 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL 60124
You will love this winter wonderland just minutes from the neighborhood. You can snowshoe along paths and …
We’re in the middle of the “Blizzard of the Century” according to some weather reporters. Our friends at Sherman Hospital, which is just a few minutes from Highland Woods, recommend a few tips for staying safe in a blizzard, including our favorite: “The best way to stay safe during a blizzard is to stay put in your cozy home.”
This got us to thinking about the great models we have at Highland Woods, which all have cozy living rooms where clients can picture their family hunkering down during cold weather. Check …
There’s nothing worse than having all of the great electronics you could ask for, but not having a simple way to set them all. The solution: Control 4—one system that controls audio, video, lighting, thermostats and more. Imagine the convenience of adjusting the temperature, lights, and entertainment all while sitting in your favorite cozy chair.
John Hall Homes currently wants to provide this luxury free. You can also control your system from your new iPad, which comes with the system and the purchase of your new home.
From the Control4 website, the …
Every year the same New Year’s resolution tops the list. if you match up with much of the US, you may have the same resolution for yourself—to lose weight. This can be a daunting and difficult task to accomplish. But at Highland Woods, it will be simple. With access to a well stocked Fitness Center right in the neighborhood Owner’s Club, plenty of walking paths, and a lap pool for summer fitness, and tennis and basketball courts, you have the opportunity to get in great shape when you live in …