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Huntley, Illinois Active Adult Living – Del Webb Sun City Huntley
Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide (55Places.com)

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Illinois active adultNearly 15 years ago Del Webb entered the Chicagoland area with their very first Midwestern active adult community. Sun City Huntley opened in 1998 and is now nearly sold out of new construction homes. Over the years it has grown to be one of most luxurious and popular 55+ communities in the entire Midwest. Residents enjoy world-class amenities and a lifestyle second-to-none.

The collection of amenities at this popular Illinois active adult community starts in the 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge. This impressive facility is home to an amazing collection of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for a state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor walking track or a pottery room with an on-site kiln, you’ll find nearly every amenity imaginable at Sun City Huntley.

Since opening in 1998 there have been nearly 60 different floor plans offered at this sprawling Illinois 55+ community with nearly 5,500 homes. Today buyers can select from resale homes including single-family ranch homes, ranch townhomes and condominiums. There are also a limited number of new construction homes available in a handful of floor plans. Prices range from the low $100’s to the high $500’s. With such a wonderful collection of homes to choose from, it’s easy to find the perfect retirement dream home in this amenity-rich community.

In addition to the 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge there is also a second lodge known as the MeadowView Lodge. This facility is home to a second fitness center, meeting rooms and an outdoor swimming pool. Other unique features of Sun City Huntley include a 4,800 square foot woodworking shop with a model train room in the lower level, a several hundred acre park with a 19-acre fishing lake and miles of trails, a grand ballroom with an elevated performance stage and dance floor, a softball field, eight lighted tennis courts plus a stadium style court, a full-service restaurant open seven days a week and the award-winning Whisper Creek Golf Course.

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Illinois active adult

Golfers of all levels will enjoy spending countless hours on this challenging course featuring impeccably maintained greens and fairways. The prairie style course features beautiful water features, lush landscaping and scenic views. Residents of Del Webb Sun City Huntley enjoy discounted fees.

The biggest draw to this exciting active adult community is the welcoming atmosphere and friendly residents. There are over 80 different special interest clubs catering to a wide variety of hobbies such as bowling, pickleball, singing, scrabble, bridge, canasta, gardening, crafting, astronomy, sewing, traveling and much more. There is something exciting happening every single day at Sun City Huntley. Every month a thick magazine of community news and events highlights the fabulous Del Webb lifestyle.

Sun City Huntley is the perfect Midwestern retirement destination. It’s just 45 miles from downtown Chicago yet feels a world away tucked in to the charming town of Huntley. Minutes from home residents enjoy having everyday conveniences including grocery stores, restaurants, golf courses, parks, retail shops and entertainment venues. Whether you want to spend a relaxing day in your lovely Del Webb home, try your hand at pottery or meet up with friends on the golf course, you’ll find everything you want, and more, at Sun City Huntley.

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Sun City Huntley Offers Plenty of Indoor Activities to Keep Residents Out of the Illinois Cold
Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide (55Places.com)

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Illinois active adultDel Webb is known world-wide for offering high-end amenities and a vibrant social lifestyle. Sun City Huntley by Del Webb is located in a non-traditional retirement location yet still offers resort-style amenities and the famous Del Webb lifestyle. Residents choose this Huntley, Illinois location to stay close to their Midwest family and friends. Although Illinois sees its fair share of cold weather and snow, there is plenty to do inside the two community amenity centers to keep residents warm and toasty all winter long.

The residents of Sun City Huntley come together at the 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge. Here residents enjoy an impressive line-up of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. The Prairie Lodge features a state-of-the-art fitness center with a fantastic indoor walking track. On a cold snowy day residents appreciate having a nice warm indoor track for a morning run or an afternoon stroll with friends. There is also a 20-person indoor spa and a gorgeous indoor swimming pool complete with impressive water features.

Hobby and craft enthusiasts can stay busy in the numerous rooms dedicated to activities such as sewing, ceramics, cards, arts, crafts and more. There is an on-site kiln and residents enjoy regular club meetings and classes where they can perfect their favorite pastimes or take up a new hobby.  There is also a relaxing library, a business center, computer room and plenty of social spaces to relax with friends at the lodge. A grand ballroom at Sun City Huntley plays host to movie showings, theater performances, dinner parties, dances and more.

In addition to the impressive Prairie Lodge there is also a second lodge, The Meadow View Lodge. This newer facility with 20,000 square feet offers a second fitness center, aerobics and dance studios plus multi-purpose meeting rooms. Another unique feature at Sun City Huntley is the 4,800 square feet Millgrove Woodworking shop. This fully equipped facility is the perfect place to escape the Illinois cold. Residents with like interests get together here to socialize, craft special projects and learn from each other. There is also a model train room here as well.

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Illinois active adultIt’s easy to spend an entire day enjoying the indoor amenities at Sun City Huntley and then cap it off with a fantastic dinner at Jameson’s Charhouse. Jameson’s offers wonderful dining for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Enjoy a romantic dinner overlooking the snow-covered golf course or a more casual atmosphere in the sports pub and bar. It’s the perfect way to end an exciting day!

As spring draws near the Del Webb residents start looking forward to getting back outdoors to enjoy the tennis and bocce ball courts, the 18-hole golf course, miles of trails and acres of park space. Many residents even brave the cold to take in the quiet beauty of a brisk walk through the community on a chilly winter day. It’s easy to keep busy all year round with over 80 different special interest clubs meeting on a regular basis. Residents come together to share similar interests, meet new people and make new friends.

Sun City Huntley opened in 1998 and today interested homebuyers can choose from resale homes or a limited supply of new construction homes. Prices are very attractive starting from the low $100’s and going up to the high $500’s.  There is plenty to choose from including traditional single-family ranch style homes, attached ranch townhomes, villas and condominiums. Over the years there have been nearly 60 different floor plans built within this popular Illinois active adult community. The Del Webb floor plans are all ideal for active adult living with open floor plan concepts, ample storage space, relaxing master suites and wonderful kitchens. Set on 2,300 acres, this 55+ community is the largest such community in the entire Midwest. Upon completion later this year, Sun City Huntley will have 5,489 homes.

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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, Illinois 55+ Community
Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide (55Places.com)

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, IllinoisSun City Huntley by Del Webb offers the ultimate in active adult living in the heart of the Midwest. Located in the town of Huntley, Illinois, this 55+ masterpiece offers world-class amenities and a lifestyle rarely matched by any other Illinois active adult community. Del Webb opened Sun City Huntley in 1998 and today the community is nearly sold out of new construction homes. Only a handful of homes are available to purchase brand new, yet there are plenty of options to choose a well-cared for resale home.

With nearly 5,500 homes, all of which offer single-story living, there is something for everyone at Sun City Huntley. Home designs include the traditional single-family ranch homes, attached townhomes and condominiums. Prices range from the low $100’s to the high $500’s. Over the years Del Webb offered nearly 60 different floor plans including 34 unique single-family ranch style homes ranging from 1,130 to over 3,000 square feet. It’s easy to find the perfect floor plan to suit any needs in this magnificent active adult community. Those in search of maintenance-free living will appreciate the ranch townhomes which include lawn care, snow removal and all exterior maintenance as part of the monthly association fee. The townhomes range in size from 1,014 to 1,599 square feet. Another unique option is the Arcadia Condominium building. This four-story complex is the only condominium building in Sun City Huntley and offers five different floor plans as well as elevator access and underground parking.

The long list of luxury amenities at Del Webb Huntley is highlighted by the amazing Prairie Lodge boasting 94,000 square feet of recreation space.  This phenomenal facility features a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor walking track, indoor swimming pool and spa, numerous rooms dedicated to arts, crafts, hobbies and games, an aerobics room, business center, computer stations, library and more.  The grand ballroom plays host to events such as parties, theater performances, dances, seminars and movie nights. There is also an on-site restaurant offering a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking the 18-hole Whisper Creek Golf Course.

Golfers will love the beautifully maintained Whisper Creek Golf Course designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. Water challenges players on over half of the holes while lovely landscaping enhances the natural beauty of this popular golf course. Residents enjoy discounted fees and can sign up for annual membership programs. Other outdoor amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, miles of trails for walking or biking, sports courts for tennis and bocce ball, Wildflower Park with several hundred acres to discover, a 19-acre fishing lake, volleyball courts, horseshoes and a softball field too. A couple other community highlights to mention are the Millgrove Woodworking Shop offering nearly 5,000 square feet dedicated to woodworking as well as model trains plus the secondary community amenity center known as Meadow View Lodge. This facility features another fitness center, aerobics studios, meeting rooms plus an outdoor swimming pool.

Residents of this exciting Illinois active adult community enjoy a lifestyle unlike any other. There are over 80 different clubs and special interest groups and countless activities every single day. A full-time activities coordinator insures there is always something exciting on the social calendar. The long list of activities and events is highlighted in a monthly community magazine.

While residents can spend nearly every day enjoying the amenities right within the community, the surrounding areas also offer a wealth of opportunities. Downtown Chicago is approximately 45 miles from the community, the popular Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg is a quick drive away and everyday conveniences are located right across the street from the community. 

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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb in Illinois: Last Chance for New Construction Homes
Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide (55Places.com)

Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, IllinoisDel Webb’s original Midwestern active adult community opened over 10 years ago and today is nearly sold out of new construction homes. Anyone wanting a brand new home at Sun City Huntley should act fast as there are less than 30 new construction homes available. Since opening in 1998, Sun City Huntley has proven to be one of the most sought after active adult communities in Illinois. The community was planned for 5,489 homes upon completion and today that number is almost a reality.

As a resort-style community for adults age 55 and better, Sun City Huntley offers something for everyone. There is a fabulous package of amenities, the famous Del Webb lifestyle, an ideal suburban Chicago location and affordable homes in nearly every price range. There is also an 18-hole golf course, an on-site restaurant, over 80 special interest clubs and over 40 different floor plans to choose from among the new and resale homes available. It’s easy to see why this Del Webb masterpiece is such a popular retirement destination among active adults from all over the country.

The main feature of Sun City Huntley is the 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge. This hub of activity is home to a fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hobby, craft and game rooms, a computer center, a library, social gathering spaces, a grand ballroom, dance and aerobic rooms plus much more. There is also an on-site restaurant within the lodge plus the golf pro-shop as well. A secondary lodge known as the MeadowView Lodge is home to another fitness center and outdoor swimming pool.  Other features throughout the community include a woodworking shop, softball field, bocce ball courts, tennis center, miles of walking trails, community parks, soaring fountains, lush landscaping and more. Residents enjoy meeting new people and making new friends in this welcoming Illinois active adult community

Today interested buyers can choose from a wide variety of resale homes priced from the low $100’s to the high $500’s.  Since opening in 1998 there have been well over 40 different floor plans built including traditional single-family ranch homes, attach ranch, villas and condominiums.  A very limited number of new construction ranch homes are available today. All of the homes feature one-story living and attractive features for active adult homebuyers. There are also options for low-maintenance living which is a popular choice for residents who want to spend as much time as possible enjoying the fantastic community amenities and the extensive line-up of social events.

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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb: Active Adult Living in Huntley, Illinois
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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, IllinoisSince grand opening in 1998, Del Webb’s Sun City Huntley has won numerous awards and become the premiere active adult community in the entire Midwest. Today nearly 5,500 homes are almost completed with a limited number of new construction homes still available. Over the 10+ years the community has been under construction, there have been nearly 60 different floor plans built including single-family ranch homes, clubhomes, attached townhomes and condominiums too.

 

Among the resale options at Sun City Huntley, the single-family ranch homes are available in 34 different floor plans sized from 1,130 to over 3,000 square feet. A few of those are also available as new construction. All of the homes feature at least two bedrooms and two bathrooms with larger homes including a den or extra bedrooms. Del Webb designs homes with open concepts including spacious great rooms, gourmet kitchens, grand master suites and ample closet space. Some of the special features found in select homes include fireplaces, garden rooms, basements, extended garages and golf course views.  Owners of single-family homes are responsible for their own home maintenance including lawn care while owners of the townhomes enjoy maintenance free living.

 

The townhomes at Sun City Huntley have been built since 1999 and are only available on a resale basis. In total there are 13 different floor plans sized from just over 1,000 to nearly 1,600 square feet. The smaller townhomes feature one bedroom while the largest features two bedrooms plus a den.  Another option for maintenance free living is the unique condominium building. The Arcadia Condominiums offer convenient elevator access and underground parking in a four-story building. There are five different floor plans available on a resale basis.  

 

For the best of both worlds, the Clubhomes may be the perfect fit. The Clubhomes are detached, duplex style homes which are actually attached at the foundation. Above ground they appear as single-family homes, yet having attached foundations allows for these homes to be a great price value for buyers. Lawn care and exterior maintenance is the responsibility of the homeowner. Sizes range from nearly 1,200 to over 1,550 square feet.

 

With so many home styles to choose from it’s easy to find the perfect home at this popular Illinois active adult community. Prices are very attractive starting from the low $100’s and going up to the high $500’s. New construction homes are available in limited supply and include both the traditional single-family ranch homes and the unique Clubhomes.

 

Active adults flock to Sun City Huntley thanks to its reasonably priced homes, fabulous lifestyle, resort-style amenities and central location in the far western Chicago suburb of Huntley. With over 100,000 square feet of luxury amenities, hundreds of activities every month and a strong sense of community, it’s easy to feel right at home at this Del Webb masterpiece.

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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb in Illinois Opens New Restaurant
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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, IllinoisFor years residents of Sun City Huntley enjoyed their wonderful community restaurant, The Walleye Grill. In the fall of last year The Walleye Grill closed its doors due to financial challenges. Since then residents have been anxiously awaiting a new restaurant to open in its place within the 94,000 square-foot Prairie Lodge. Earlier this month residents were thrilled to welcome the brand new Jameson’s restaurant to the community. Jameson’s boasts a beautifully updated interior and a fabulous new menu.

Jameson’s prides itself on its hardy hand-cut steaks, fall off the bone ribs, made from scratch soups, freshly baked bread and friendly staff. There are 8 unique half-pound burgers to choose from such as the Crispy Onion Burger topper with cheddar cheese and crispy onion strings served with soup, cole slaw, pickle and fries for $7.95. On the lighter side there are 5 salad options and 11 sandwiches. Then of course there are hand-cut steaks, chops and ribs, pasta dishes, seafood entrees and a collection of 11 Jameson specials. A hearty 12 oz. ribeye with soup or salad and choice of potato, rice or vegetable comes in at a reasonable $19.95. Wash it all down with a wide variety of wines by the glass or a daily drink special and finish it all off with a fabulous desert.

Jameson’s offers lunch, dinner and a Sunday brunch. Hours are Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 11:30am - 10pm, Sunday 10am - 8pm (with Sunday Brunch offered from 10am - 2pm. At this time, reservations are available for Sunday Brunch only.

Sun City Huntley is one of the most popular active adult communities in the entire Midwest. Located in the far western Chicago suburb of Huntley, this Del Webb masterpiece is nearly complete with almost 5,500 homes and hundreds of world class amenities. Since opening in 1998 Del Webb has offered numerous ranch floor plans including traditional ranch style homes, attached townhomes and condominiums. Today buyers can choose from resale or new construction homes priced from the mid $100’s to the high $500’s.

With its award-winning collection of amenities, 18-hole golf course, brand new restaurant and vibrant lifestyle, it’s easy to see what makes Sun City Huntley the premiere resort-style active adult community in Illinois.

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Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, Illinois
Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide (55Places.com)

Sun City Huntley Del Webb IllinoisDel Webb’s largest and most successful community in the entire Midwest will soon be sold out of new construction homes. Sun City Huntley in Huntley, Illinois was Del Webb’s very first active adult community in the Midwest. Upon opening in 1998, Sun City Huntley was an instant success and today over 5,400 homes have been sold in the phenomenal resort-style community. The success of Sun City Huntley paved the way for the surge of active adult communities in areas not typically known for retirement.

Today there are a limited number of new construction homes available at this popular Illinois active adult community. While new construction is typically the top choice among retirees, there are also a wide variety of well cared for resale homes throughout the community, many of which are floor plans no longer available as new construction. The prices of homes within Sun City Huntley range from the mid $100’s to the high $500’s. The community is beautifully situated on 2,300 acres of pristine prairie land and features wonderful mature landscape. Driving along Del Webb Boulevard you’ll be greeted by an amazing community entry with cascading waterfalls, mature trees, soaring fountains and beautiful vistas.

The amenities of Sun City Huntley are endless and begin with the amazing 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge. This stunning facility features impeccable design and beautiful décor and is truly an architectural masterpiece. It boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor swimming pool, indoor walking track and grand ballroom with a raised stage. There are numerous rooms for hobbies, games, arts, crafts, pottery and dance as well as a relaxing library, business center, computers, billiards and more. Outdoors there are numerous sports courts for tennis, bocce ball, softball, volleyball and horseshoes as well as miles of walking paths. There is even a secondary lodge known as the MeadowView Lodge home to another fitness center and outdoor swimming pool. Other community highlights include a woodworking shop, huge community park and lake plus an impressive 18-hole golf course.

Whisper Creek Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole prairie style course designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. The course features beautiful prairie design and scenic water views on over half of the holes presenting an exciting challenge for avid golfers. Residents enjoy discounted fees and can sign up for annual membership programs. There is a full-service pro-shop as well as a driving range and putting green.

The lifestyle at Sun City Huntley is simply amazing with over 80 special interest clubs to discover and a full-time lifestyle director coordinating special events nearly every day. A complete magazine of events is published every month highlighting the wide variety of activities, group meetings, daytrips, special events and more. There is always something exciting happening at this world-class Del Webb active adult community.

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