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Lake County, New Home Communities

Lake County situated in northeast Illinois has the third largest population in the state. The county has Lake Michigan to its east and Chicago city to the south. Lake County consists of scenic landscapes, affluent suburbs and several acres of water bodies. Waukegan is the county seat here and also the largest city. Lake County is included in the Chicago – Naperville – Elgin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county has lakefront communities namely Lake Bluff, Highland Park and Lake Forest. Apart from Lake Michigan, the county also comprises of 400 miles of streams and more than 150 lakes which offer numerous opportunities for Boating, Fishing, Swimming and water sports.

There are many school districts in the Lake County which cater to several students and offer excellent curriculums and wide-ranging extracurricular activities. The county also imbibes reputed colleges and universities which are attended by students hailing from various corners of the state. College of Lake County (Grayslake), Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (North Chicago), Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and University of Saint Mary of the Lake (Mundelein) are a few of the renowned institutions here.

You will find several opportunities for leisure and amusement in Lake County. There are approximately 182 miles of hiking, biking and running trail with the 30,000 acres of forest reserves. All kinds of recreational fun right from arts & entertainment to shopping & dining are available in the county. Some of the very popular attractions here are Volvo Auto Museum which showcases vintage cars and the owner is also a collector of rare car models. Cuneo Museum is a vintage home and includes art collections and picturesque gardens. Established in 1914, the museum is known for its architectural design and quaint interiors.

Top homebuilders in the area include The Ryland Group, Olthof Homes Corporation and Lennar with their latest developments in the Red Tail, Walnut Glen and Penn Oak communities.



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    Lake Street Square Urban Townhomes by CalAtlantic Homes

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    CalAtlantic Homes in Grayslake, IL

    From $214,990 - $279,990

    207 Lionel Drive
    Grayslake, IL 60030

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    Hawthorn Hills - The Bradbury Series by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Hawthorn Woods, IL

    From $636,990 - $696,990

    2 Bradbury Lane
    Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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    Maple Hill by K. Hovnanian® Homes

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    K. Hovnanian® Homes in Mundelein, IL

    From $331,995 - $394,995

    Sysmex & IL Rte 60/83
    Mundelein, IL 60060

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    Remington Pointe North - The Prairies by Lennar

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    Lennar in Volo, IL

    From $201,490 - $269,490

    174 N. Cornerstone
    Volo, IL 60020

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    Stonebridge by William Ryan Homes

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    William Ryan Homes in Hawthorn Woods, IL

    From $507,490 - $669,990

    119 Hubbard Lane
    Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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    Link Crossing by K. Hovnanian® Homes

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    K. Hovnanian® Homes in Buffalo Grove, IL

    North Grove Road & Brandywine Lane
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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    The Crossings at Remington Pointe North by CalAtlantic Homes

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    CalAtlantic Homes in Volo, IL

    From $240,990 - $361,310

    174 N. Cornerstone
    Volo, IL 60020

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    Andare at Remington Pointe North by Lennar

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    Lennar in Volo, IL

    From $206,990 - $260,990

    1840 Alta Drive
    Volo, IL 60020

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    Countryside Meadows by Taylor Morrison

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    Taylor Morrison in Hawthorn Woods, IL

    From $524,990 - $749,900

    158 Cardinal Drive
    Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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    The Residences at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Vernon Hills, IL

    From $600,990 - $660,990

    514 Council Drive
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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    Top New Home Cities in Lake County

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    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Volo 6 $246,535
    Hawthorn Woods 5 $528,603
    Libertyville 2 $488,495
    Fox Lake 2 $164,573
    Lake Barrington 1 $646,275
    Mundelein 1 $365,395
    Lincolnshire 1 $523,990
    Island Lake 1 $302,590
    Vernon Hills 1 $622,740
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