Exploring the Active Adult Communities in Oswego, Illinois

Active adults seeking an idyllic retirement in Northern Illinois should take a look at these three communities in Oswego.

In the Northern Illinois village of Oswego, active adults can find a more comfortable pace of life in a small town that still provides close proximity to the world-class city of Chicago. Residents of Oswego live just 45 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, but they only have to drive 15 minutes to the Aurora Metra Station on the BNSF Metra Line for convenient travel into the city.

Although the entertainment, culture, nightlife, and healthcare of The Windy City are just a drive away, there’s also plenty to do within the village of Oswego. Popular local attractions include Fox Valley Winery, Hudson Crossing Park, Fox Bend Golf Course, and Prairie Fest Park. Also, the town’s charming main street offers boutique stores, antique shopping, and local restaurants.

Oswego has a strong community feel with seasonal newsletters and a lineup of regular social events. The annual events include PrairieFest, Wine on the Fox, Christmas Walk, Lunafest, a Memorial Day Parade, a summer farmers market, and regular programming at the Oswego Village Hall.

As an added bonus, Oswego is near all of the attractions in Aurora, Naperville, and Joliet, making it a sought-after destination for an affordable Northern Illinois retirement. Keep reading to explore three active adult communities with homes for sale in Oswego.

Steeplechase at Churchill Club

High $100s – Low $300s

A bench along a walkway in Oswego, Illinois
Steeplechase at Churchill Club allows active adults to live in an exclusive neighborhood.

Located within the master-planned Churchill Club development, Steeplechase at Churchill Club offers a 55+ enclave that consists of 212 single-family and attached homes. Built from 2005 to 2008, this age-restricted community allows active adults to live in an exclusive neighborhood with access to a wide range of amenities.

The amenities feature a private 6,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fireplace great room, an exercise room, a card room, a catering kitchen, and several multipurpose gathering spaces. Outside, the clubhouse includes a pool and landscaped deck area.

At the clubhouse, active adults gather for activities, clubs, and classes, such as poker, bridge, dominos, Red Hat Society, and book club. Community events include casino nights, movie nights, lunch club, karaoke nights, and game nights.

Residents also have access to the amenities found throughout the master-planned development, including an 8,400-square-foot clubhouse with its own fitness center and outdoor pool. Additional amenities include tennis courts, basketball courts, softball fields, baseball fields, soccer fields, and several parks and greenspaces.

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River Run Club

High $100s – Mid $200s

Trees along the bank of a river in Oswego, Illinois
River Run Club’s location along the Fox River puts residents within easy reach of outdoor recreation opportunities.

As one of the most tight-knit 55+ communities in Oswego, River Run Club consists of just 100 single-family homes located within the master-planned River Run development. The affordable homes for sale offer several features that many active adults seek in their next home.

The single-family homes range from 1,500 to 1,921 square feet with two to three bedrooms with dens, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Many of the ranch-style homes boast first-floor master suites, finished basements, and backyard patios as well as desirable features such as wide doorways and step-less entryways.

Amenities at River Run Club center around a clubhouse with a catering kitchen, a library, and multipurpose gathering spaces. Outside, residents enjoy a heated pool, a patio, walking and biking trails, and scenic ponds.

Its location along the Fox River also puts residents within easy reach of outdoor recreation opportunities. On the river, active adults can boat, fish, kayak, canoe, and swim. On land, residents can walk, hike, and bike at nearby parks such as Hudson Crossing Park, Washington Park, Violet Patch Park, and Saw Wee Kee Park.

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