Saddlebrook  Farms is a scenic 55+ community in the Midwest that offers plenty of outdoor recreation.

Saddlebrook Farms is a scenic 55+ community in the Midwest that offers plenty of outdoor recreation.

Are you looking for an active adult community with a serene and country setting that’s far from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet close to family and friends? Well, look no further than Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake, Illinois. This 55+ neighborhood offers Baby Boomers everything they could ever want or need in a carefree environment.

Saddlebrook Farms consists of 720 acres of nature preserves, scenic lakes, and a working farm that is sure to give homeowners breathtaking views right from their own backyard. Retirees searching for a vibrant and welcoming 55+ neighborhood with affordable homes can find that plus more in Saddlebrook Farms.


Baby Boomers have it all in Saddlebrook Farms. Here, residents gather at the well-appointed clubhouse that features indoor and outdoor amenities that keep them active and social any day of the week. From the fitness center to the aerobics and dance studio, homeowners will have no problem staying in great shape.

Neighbors can also build lifelong friendships with others by hanging out in the card room or hobby and game rooms. Active adults who like to spend time outdoors can hit up the bocce court or horseshoe pit for some friendly competition.

Not only are there great recreation areas at the clubhouse, but natural open spaces as well. Residents have more than 100 acres of lakes where they can spend time fishing with friends. The picnic area and the community garden are perfect places to enjoy warm weather and get some fresh air. Staying active outdoors is also easy with the miles of walking and biking paths surrounding Saddlebrook Farms.


Retirees can also find affordable single-family homes available as new construction or resale in Saddlebrook Farms. With about 2,000 residences planned, homeowners are sure to find something that suits their style and budget. There are over a dozen floor plans offered by Saddlebrook Farms that range in size from 1,169 to 2,516 square feet with current pricing that range from below $100,000 to the mid $200,000s.

These single-family homes typically offer one to three bedrooms, one to two bathrooms, and a one or two-car garage. Residents pay a low monthly homeowners’ association (HOA) fee that includes lawn mowing, snow removal, trash pickup, upkeep of the roads and walking paths, water and sewer, and access to recreational amenities.


Thanks to the HOA for handling tedious exterior home chores, active adults have more time to spend at their leisure. Residents can take up a new hobby, play games and cards with friends, join a golf league, or participate in the R.V. club or Bible study. Saddlebrook Farms provides the perfect social environment where neighbors come together for fun events and activities that help foster friendships as well as build a close-knit neighborhood setting. Retirees are sure to meet new people that share similar interests or hobbies in Saddlebrook Farms.

Surrounding Area

This wonderful age-restricted community is a jewel in the Midwest. Easy access to Interstate 94 takes you to Chicago and all of its big-city attractions and entertainment in about one hour. Retirees will also love all that the surrounding area of Saddlebrook Farms has to offer.

One of Northern Illinois' most popular shopping malls, Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall, is less than 30 minutes away. Residents have access to 21 golf courses nearby as well as museums, parks, and other recreational areas. Medical facilities are also within close proximity to Saddlebrook Farms like Good Shepard Hospital, American International Hospital, Lake Forest Hospital, and Condell Memorial Hospital.

With so many great amenities and conveniences nearby, it’s no wonder why so many Baby Boomers are flocking to Saddlebrook Farms and making it their ideal retirement destination in Northern Illinois.