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Top places for kids near West Point Gardens

Activities for kids near West Point Gardens

School’s almost out for summer vacation, and that means the kids will need activities in Elgin to keep them busy! West Point Gardens’ centralized location is the place to be in Elgin. Custom homes and a family-friendly community makes it the ideal place to call home. We’ve created a list of fun activities (both indoor and outdoor) for getting out and about during the summer months. Start planning your summer in Elgin!

Outdoor Entertaining at Home

Outdoor Entertaining in Elgin

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Summer weather may not be here just yet, but it will be fast approaching in the next few weeks. At West Point Gardens, our friendly neighborhood is the perfect setting for outdoor entertaining. With many Elgin residents close by, you’ll want to invite friends and family to your West Point Gardens home for food, drinks and fun.

Create an outdoor ambiance for you and your family and any guests you have over this summer. Outdoor entertaining should be relaxed and maintenance free and your decor should represent this. After you’ve created the perfect outdoor garden and living space, add some more personal touches for gatherings. Take a look at our suggestions and start planning your next party.

Elgin’s Green Expo 2014

West Point Gardens is excited to announce the arrival of Elgin’s Green Expo 2014. From May 9-10, Elgin-area businesses and consumers can head to the Centre of Elgin located at 100 Symphony Way. With a mission in mind to share ways to reduce carbon footprints and create sustainable living solutions, the Green Expo invites people to see how their environmental consciousness can impact the world.

Gardening ideas at your West Point Gardens Townhome

Gardening Tips for your Elgin Home


It’s been a long winter in Elgin, Illinois and your West Point Gardens landscaping may be visibly effected by the sleet, snow and cold temperatures. However, it’s never to late to turn a new leaf and update your home for spring. With a few simple landscaping tips, your West Point Gardens home will look refreshed and ready for the spring and summer weather ahead.

Spring Events in Elgin

Upcoming Community Events Near West Point Gardens


Tucked away in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago, West Point Gardens is a one-of-a-kind community in Elgin, Illinois. These new homes in Elgin are the perfect place to call home. Cited as one of the fastest-growing cities in Illinois, Elgin has plenty to offer in terms of community events and happenings around the city. Gather your friends and family for a short day-trip away from West Point Gardens and enjoy getting to know the surroundings of your new neighborhood!

Things to Consider when Selecting a Home Site

Buying a new home is the decision of a life time, and it’s important to start from the beginning. In other words, before you build or buy your dream home, you’ll have to consider location, location, location. Lot size, privacy, location with a subdivision, school district – even which direction a home faces – all play a role in which vacant lot or pre-built home you choose to purchase. Some factors are more obvious than others, but all are important. Here are a few basics to get you started.

5 Advantages of Buying a New Home

There’s something special about that new car smell, and many homebuyers feel the same way about purchasing a house. The floorplan is a blank slate to make your own, and you’ll be the first to sleep in master bedroom. Buying a house is a huge event and often the most expensive decision a person will ever make, so it’s important to be informed and feel comfortable before you write the check. If you’re still not sold on the idea, we’ve put together a list of things to consider.

The Benefits of an Open Concept Floorplan

Bulky walls, dim rooms and dysfunctional layouts have become a thing of the past. Most of today’s homebuyers have the same must-have item at the top of their list: an open concept floorplan. The idea is that rooms on the main floor flow effortlessly from one to the other, as opposed to being compartmentalized with walls. If you’re still not sold on the idea, keep reading to find out how an open concept floorplan could benefit your family dynamic and living space.

Life in the Gardens

Life in the Gardens

West Point Gardens is a master-planned community in Elgin offering 22 ranch and two-story home choices in several series. Both single-family homes and detached townhomes are offered with prices starting from $154,990. Several model homes are open for viewing and homes are available for quick move-in.

The small-town appeal of West Point Gardens centers on 13-acre Meier Park, which serves as a tow

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