PRLog - Jun. 29, 2012 - GENEVA, Ill. -- Shoppers searching for an upscale new home with all the trimmings don’t always prefer building from scratch. In fact, many opt for a finished home right from the start: a new construction home that’s ready to move into when they are. To cater to this demand, Shodeen Residential now has a variety of these homes available—including 10 for immediate move-in and 10 others that will be ready within a few months—within three different neighborhoods at Mill Creek, Shodeen’s award-winning master-planned golf course community in Geneva.
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“If you’ve been shopping for a new home and are eager to be settled in soon, this is your perfect opportunity,”
Available within the Tanna, Oakmont and Pinehurst neighborhoods, these quicker delivery residences range from 2,300 to 3,364 square feet and are priced between $321,700 and $499,900 (all prices subject to change without notice).
At Tanna, one of the homes expected to move quickly is the Augusta IV, featuring four bedrooms; a walkout basement; hardwood flooring in the foyer, kitchen/nook, powder room and family room; granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and 42-inch upgraded cabinetry in the kitchen; oversized family room with fireplace; bay window in the breakfast nook; French doors in the study; and tray ceiling in the dining room. The 2,300-square-
Tanna also has three other immediate occupancy homes priced from $336,979 to $389,058 and six other residences set for fall delivery. And buyers who have more time can choose to have one of six new Tanna designs built, all including three to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and 2,020 to 2,807 square feet—with base prices spanning $269,900 to $348,095.
Within Oakmont, the Abbey III ranch, available for immediate move-in, is sure to leave a strong impression. Set on a homesite spanning nearly a half acre, this home boasts vaulted ceilings in the living room, family room and kitchen; tray ceilings in the dining room and master bedroom; a Barcelona fireplace in the family room; bay windows in the dinette and master bedroom; gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, upgraded cabinets and an art niche. The Abbey III is priced at $448,174 and features 2,452 square feet of living space.
Additionally, Oakmont offers six other immediate occupancy homes as well as three scheduled for fall delivery, priced between $394,108 and $499,900. Buyers who seek to build a personalized Oakmont home from the ground up can instead choose from five new floor plans (one of which is a ranch), each providing four bedrooms, two-and-a-half or three-and-half baths, 2,360 to 3,390 square feet, offered between $354,697 to $417,570.
The Danford II, a brand new home design, is currently the only inventory home offered within Pinehurst. Slated for an October/November delivery (allowing the buyer extra time to select interior features and colors), this home provides three bedrooms, master bedroom suite, fireplace, an open kitchen with granite countertops and ceramic tile within 1,998 square feet. The Danford II is priced at $290,373.
Pinehurst features five home styles (including a ranch), each offering two to three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths and ranging in size from 1,998 to 3,315 square feet, with base prices from $279,532 to $421,441.
Among the standard inclusions on all new designs at Tanna, Oakmont and Pinehurst are framed and insulated full basements, granite countertops, stainless steel Energy Star appliances, custom cabinetry, ceramic tile in kitchens, bathrooms and foyers, oak rails, brushed nickel door hardware, a fireplace in the family room, 92% efficient furnace and energy efficient water heater and more.
Hillcrest and Jordan neighborhoods
Additionally, Shodeen is now offering new homes again within two previously closed-out neighborhoods:
“As further incentive to claim a new home at Mill Creek, we’ve also decided to extend our May promotion through the end of June. That means buyers receive a free standard finished basement in any home they purchase,” said Amidon, who recommended consulting with a Shodeen Residential sales professional for full details and exclusions.
Homeowners appreciate Mill Creek’s two premier golf courses providing breathtaking views—including Tanna Golf Club, which recently expanded from a nine- to 18-hole course; the Mill Creek Golf Course, a Village Center offering convenient on-site retailers, such as a grocery store, dry cleaners and a dentist; a clubhouse and outdoor swimming pool, which is open for the summer season; a restaurant; a church; and highly ranked schools for children to attend within Geneva Community Unit School District #304, including Mill Creek Elementary and Fabyan Elementary.
“It’s amazing to consider that roughly 45 percent—800 acres—of the master-planned community is open space dedicated to outdoor recreation and ecological preservation,”
What’s more, Mill Creek features 127 acres of preserved wetlands, 195 acres of open parks and 17 miles of nature and bike trails. The property is graced with mature trees, picturesque lakes and ponds, scenic landscaping, lush grasslands and rolling hills with up to 80-foot elevations.
Residents enjoy Mill Creek’s scenic location, which is easy to reach and conveniently accessible to popular destinations—
Shodeen Residential recently moved its sales center to the heart of Mill Creek at 0N305 N. Mill Creek Drive. To visit the sales center, take Randall Road to Fabyan Parkway; head west on Fabyan to Mill Creek Drive; turn North onto Mill Creek Drive and follow the signs north to the sales center. Hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about Mill Creek or any of its neighborhoods or homes available, call 630-232-8181 or visit www.ShodeenHomes.com.
Image caption 1: The Abbey III ranch is an immediate move-in home available at Oakmont in Mill Creek and is priced at $448,174. Set on a half-acre homesite, the Abbey III features vaulted ceilings in the living room, family room and kitchen; tray ceilings in the dining room and master bedroom.