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New Home Communities in Lake County

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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    The Residences at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Vernon Hills, IL

    From $600,990 - $708,519

    514 Council Drive
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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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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    Countryside Meadows by Taylor Morrison

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    Taylor Morrison in Hawthorn Woods, IL

    From $559,934 - $699,900

    172 Cardinal Drive
    Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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    7 homes match your search

    Tallgrass by Taylor Morrison

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    Taylor Morrison in Lake Barrington, IL

    From $549,990 - $849,934

    24715 N. Blue Aster Lane
    Lake Barrington, IL 60010

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    Parkside of Libertyville by K. Hovnanian® Homes

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    K. Hovnanian® Homes in Libertyville, IL

    From $409,995 - $539,995

    611 Parkside Court
    Libertyville, IL 60048

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    Andare at Remington Pointe North by Lennar

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    Lennar in Volo, IL

    From $221,990 - $280,990

    1832 Alta Drive
    Volo, IL 60020

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    7 homes match your search

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    Camberley Club by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Lincolnshire, IL

    From $499,990 - $574,243

    516 Bramley Place
    Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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    Lincolnshire Trails by Taylor Morrison

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    Taylor Morrison in Lincolnshire, IL

    From $539,990 - $731,900

    1600 Riverside Rd.
    Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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    Hawthorn Hills Ranches by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Hawthorn Woods, IL

    From $393,990 - $510,452

    2 Bradbury Lane
    Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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    2 homes match your search

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    K. Hovnanian® Homes in Mundelein, IL

    From $339,995 - $406,002

    1880 Savannah Circle
    Mundelein, IL 60060

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    Top New Home Cities in Lake County

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    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Hawthorn Woods 5 $519,274
    Volo 3 $264,147
    Lincolnshire 2 $549,132
    Libertyville 2 $548,745
    Fox Lake 1 $164,573
    Kildeer 1 $455,990
    Island Lake 1 $302,590
    Lake Forest 1 $1,149,000
    Mundelein 1 $373,395
    Vernon Hills 1 $622,740
    Northbrook 1 $1,092,900
    Lake Barrington 1 $598,561
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