Leisure Village in Fox Lake, IL is a fun 55+ community with plenty to do in and out.

Leisure Village is a long-standing 55+ community in Lake Fox, Illinois. Construction of this community was completed back in 1980 and the community features 360 attached homes available for resale only. The community is very affordable with prices starting below $100k and only going into the low $100s. Leisure Village sits on 100 acres of land and offers attractive, low-maintenance living. Residents will love the extra free time they will have as there is no need to worry about lawn care or snow removal.


Leisure Village homes are attached single-story units that offer low-maintenance living. The community has 13 different floor plans that range in size from 755 and 1,705 square feet. The majority of floor plans feature one to two bedroom and bathrooms. The largest model, called Hastings, offers a den as well. All models feature an attached one-car garage. A homeowners' association fee covers the cost of snow removal and lawn care as well as community transit.


Leisure Hall is the social and recreational hub of the community. The Hall features an exercise room for residents to stay active, hobby rooms for fun, and a lecture hall. There is also a game room complete with cards and billiards tables. The crown jewel of the community amenities is the library featuring over 5,000 books, tapes, and CDs.

Outdoors, residents can swim a lap in an Olympic-size swimming pool or work on their short game at the 9-hole golf course in the community. There are several sports courts for tennis, pickleball, shuffleboard, and bocce ball as well a few horseshoe pits. The amenities continue outdoors with a vegetable garden and two private lakes for fishing and boating.


The community is home to an active and tight-knit social scene. Several recurring activities include Bible study, movie nights, and shopping trips. In addition to exercise classes, there are several sports groups including water volleyball, bocce, a bowling league, and golf club, among others.    


Fox Lake is located 60 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. A Metra train station offers convenient rides from Fox Lake to Chicago. Milwaukee is another attractive spot that is accessible and about 58 miles away. There is also plenty of shopping and dining in the immediate area.

Chain O' Lakes State Park is just a few minutes away and is ideal in the summer months. The park offers plenty of activities such as camping, fishing, and horseback riding. Nippersink Creek is a few miles away and is a great place to canoe or kayak. Residents can take in a show at the nearby PM&L Theatre or go on a shopping spree at Gurnee Mills Mall. Leisure Village offers affordable, gated living with an active social scene and access to the big city.