Elgin is one of the biggest towns in the state of Illinois. It is located 35 miles from Chicago along the banks of Fox River. But being a big city doesn’t mean that the city only has the hustle and bustle of such towns. It also possesses such charms that will make it a great and peaceful place to live in. The city has preserved its historical buildings and turned them into museums. They are located in buildings that preserve the architecture from an earlier era. In fact, the buildings of the city, by preserving the old style, give a unique feel to the people of the city. Among other attractions apart from the museum in the field of art, Elgin is also famous for the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. There are also some art centers to make the city a vibrant cultural hub. Apart from these qualities, the city also has a good library, a good arena, an amusement park and many parks that provide recreational facilities. What about residential facilities in the city? Do they match other aspects of the town? When you explore the facilities on NewHomeSource, you will find many great communities. Among them, the ones which are gated provide even more comfort due to their provision of security and amenities which add to your comfort. There are two gated communities for you to choose your home from. Regency At Bowes Creek Country Club and The Reserve At Barrington. At Regency, you will find houses in the price range of $271,995 - $322,995 and decked with features like elegant interiors, spacious island kitchens with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors etc. In The Reserve, houses with a price range of $469,000 - $489,000 come with a benefit of good location and proximity to various important facilities. Both communities offer comfortable stay and make sure you do not lack the comforts that are expected of a house.