View of the Riverwalk Bridge in Naperville, Illinois.

Carillon Club in Naperville, Illinois, offers residents scenic surroundings and plenty of outdoor recreation. 

Northern Illinois active adults who want to enjoy the best that a Naperville retirement has to offer can explore several communities in the area, but the largest 55+ community in Naperville by far is Carillon Club. With 778 single-family, attached, and condominium homes, this gated and age-restricted community offers resale homes for sale in a variety of desirable floor plans.

Carillon Club may not be as large as some of the fellow Cambridge Homes developments in Northern Illinois, such as the original Carillon community with 2,097 homes, but it maintains a large community feel. With an extensive 18,000-square-foot clubhouse, the world-class amenities and lifestyle activities at Carillon Club make this community an impressive option for Northern Illinois retirees. Active adults seeking Naperville homes for sale should explore the properties, amenities, and lifestyles offered at Carillon Club by reading more below.

Home Models

Builders Cambridge Homes and D.R. Horton began construction of Carillon Club in 2006 and built a total of 778 single-family, attached, and condominium homes. With so many home types to choose from, interested homebuyers can browse a range of floor plans designed to suit a variety of needs and preferences.

The single-family homes come in two floor plan collections and range from 1,475 to 2,575 square feet with two to four bedrooms with dens, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. Many of these spacious homes boast features such as open floor plans, dual master suites with spa-like bathrooms, gourmet kitchens, sunrooms, and full basements.

The attached townhomes range from 1,370 to 2,608 square feet with one to three bedrooms with dens, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. The one- and two-story homes feature open floor plans, first-floor master suites, great rooms with fireplaces, and full basements.

Ideal for snowbirds and those who want to downsize, Carillon Club also includes one exclusive condominium building. The condo homes range from 960 to 1,370 square feet with one or two bedrooms and one or two bathrooms. These homes include kitchens with breakfast bars, master suites with en-suite bathrooms, and balconies.


The amenities at Carillon Club center around the 18,000-square-foot clubhouse, which offers an extensive range of amenities designed to support an active physical and social lifestyle. For those who want to enjoy physical activity, the clubhouse boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor lap pool and spa, and an aerobics and dance studio. The clubhouse also offers a ballroom, computer lab, arts and crafts studios, billiards hall, card and poker rooms, and a library.

The outdoor amenities feature a 3-hole golf course, two outdoor pools, two tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, and two horseshoe pits. Across the grounds, residents can find walking and biking trails, gardening plots, parks, scenic lakes and ponds, and a playground.

Lifestyle and Location

A full social calendar of activities, clubs, and classes ensures that residents have ample opportunities to pursue their pastimes and explore new hobbies. A few of the offerings include ceramics, water aerobics, golf club, dominos, singles club, and pinochle. Residents can also gather for wine tastings, luncheons, and cocktail hours.

The community’s location in the southwest suburbs of Chicago connects residents to some of the best restaurants, entertainment, and cultural activities in The Windy City. With nearby Interstates 88 and 55, residents can reach downtown Chicago and Midway International Airport within an hour. The surrounding towns of Joliet, Aurora, and Bolingbrook also provide plenty of activities and things to do with small-town charm.

Living in Northern Illinois

Although life at Carillon Club comes with plenty of lifestyle activities and recreation opportunities, the entire Northern Illinois area provides an abundance of things to do. Whether residents want to shop at large outlet malls or sail on Lake Michigan, the area boasts plenty of options for entertainment, outdoor activities, and new experiences.

Residents of Carillon Club can take advantage of the many things to do near Naperville. Some of the local attractions include Naper Settlement Museum, Phillips Park Zoo, Blackberry Farm, Fox Valley Winery, and Hollywood Casino Aurora. The surrounding area includes AMC Naperville 16, Paramount Theatre, Bowlero Naperville, and Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre.

In the warmer months, active adults can visit attractions such as Raging Waves Waterpark, Pelican Harbor Indoor-Outdoor Aquatic Park, and The Morton Arboretum. Residents can boat, fish, and swim on the Fox River as well as visit the shores of Lake Michigan. Nearby waterfront parks such as Lake Renwick Preserve, Silver Springs State Park, and Channahon State Park offer opportunities for water recreation, hiking, and bird watching.