Elgin, Illinois is a growing community with a population of over 100,000 people. In the last five years, Elgin has grown about 13.7 percent. With all of this growth, there has been a huge demand on the building industry to create new homes in Elgin Illinois. New subdivisions are being created and new homes in Elgin Illinois are being built to fulfill the demand for growth. It is currently one of the largest and fastest growing cities in Illinois.
Overstreet Builders looks at the overall appeal of the surrounding areas before we choose to begin developing homes in a specific subdivision. We consider many aspects when searching for a new community to build in. We are proud to say that we research to find the communities with the amenities that are important to our new home buyers.
We chose to begin building new homes in Elgin Illinois because home owners in the Elgin area have access to almost 1,200 acres of parks and scenic riverfront areas, and over 4,000 acres of forest preserves, nature trails and bike paths. Elgin, Illinois is a great place for recreational family activities such as visiting the Historic Lord's Park with features like an aquatic park, a zoo, picnic areas and a museum. Another park available to Elgin locals is Wing Park which has features like sports fields, tennis courts, an aquatic center, a band shell and a play area. Elgin also has over 40 public and private golf courses available for enjoyment and relaxation. Moving to Elgin Illinois has many benefits for customers of all ages due to the many local activities this city provides.
Metra, the area's local commuter train, offers direct access to downtown Chicago from three Elgin stations. Owners of Elgin real estate also have easy access to I-90 from their Overstreet homes, which puts our customers only half an hour from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. These conveniences and many more make new homes in Elgin Illinois the perfect place to live without the travel restrictions that suburban living is often known for.
In Elgin, the growth of new homes has also given rise to a great demand for other conveniences in the way of shopping centers
- there are 3 malls within 20 miles of the new community, Highland Woods. The growth on Randall Road has exploded, providing many new services such as grocery stores, gas stations, food stops and more to home owners close by.
The new community available to home buyers, Highland Woods, is a new master planned community with 154 acres of parks, preserved wetlands, and lushly landscaped greenways. Residents of this community will have a membership to the extensive owner's club facility
- only available to home owners in Highland Woods. This club features a fitness center, a water park, pools, courts for basketball, tennis and volleyball, and a clubhouse. Over 5 miles of nature trails and walking/jogging paths will wind throughout the community.
Not only is Elgin full of conveniences, but owners of new homes in Elgin Illinois with children will be able to send them to schools which boast educational excellence. Community Unit School District 301 serves the new home owners of the Highland Woods community. Prairie View Grade School, Central Middle School and Central High School are the schools associated with the District 301 school system. Several excellent private and parochial schools provide alternatives to public schools. Parents of preschool children may choose from a number of private childcare centers throughout the city.
Convenience is important to new home owners because they want to know that they have access to any and everything that they might need while living in the community. Building a beautiful Overstreet home in the new community, Highland Woods, will offer convenience, elegance, and satisfaction for the new home owner in Elgin, Illinois.