If you want to live in a desirable northern suburb of Chicago that has a friendly, hometown feeling, the Village of Vernon Hills has a lot to offer families and singles. Vernon Hills is a bit of a retail hub as well as a community that offers family-friendly events throughout the year. Vernon Hills began in 1851 as a 200-acre farm, but was developed in the 1950s. For people trying to learn all about Vernon Hills IL, an experienced Realtor® can guide you to the most prestigious neighborhoods and lovely homes for sale. While there aren’t any homes built in the 1800s or early 1900s located in Vernon Hills, there are a variety of homes to fit every taste. According to the Village of Vernon Hills official website, there are also many community activities.
Enjoying the winter wonderland
Vernon Hills, Illinois, is a place where you can enjoy the snowfall every winter. According to the community website, the annual Drive Thru Holiday Light Show takes place each year on the stunning grounds of the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens. The community also hosts a summer celebration with musical entertainment, a Fourth of July event and Oktoberfest. Every year the Vernon Hills Queen is crowned at the community pageant.
Golfing and meeting Santa
During the spring, summer and fall, golfers enjoy the Vernon Hills Golf Course. In the winter, the Golf Course at 291 Evergreen Drive is the site of the holiday tree and menorah lighting ceremony. Community members love to gather around and sip hot chocolate or enjoy apple cider and cookies while watching the mayor flip the holiday tree switch.
Whether you are interested in an existing house or a new construction home, a Realtor who has worked in Vernon Hills can guide you. Some of the sites of new construction include Gregg’s Landing Riviera Estates, which will consist of 61 single-family custom homes off Gregg’s Parkway, east of Lake Charles. Area residents are looking forward to the expansion of Hawthorn Westfield mall to include a multiplex AMC Theater and restaurants on the northeast side. Other developments include luxury townhomes and condos as well as the addition of a Memory Care Facility, Springs of Vernon Hills, which assists homeowners with aging parents.
With a population of more than 25,000 friendly people, plenty of shopping, recreation and dining, Vernon Hills is a wonderful place to call home.
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