Community Spotlight: Grand Dominion in Mundelein, IL

The Lakeside Lodge boasts 17,000 square feet of indoor amenities plus a lovely view of Lake Dominion.
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The Lakeside Lodge boasts 17,000 square feet of indoor amenities plus a lovely view of Lake Dominion.

Located in the heart of Mundelein, Illinois in Lake County, Grand Dominion is one of the Chicago area’s most popular active adult communities. This 55+ Del Webb community offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor amenities, diverse single-family homes, and a scenic setting, all within the Chicagoland area. Grand Dominion brings the Del Webb lifestyle to Lake County so Midwest retirees can enjoy an active retirement.

Resort-Style Amenities

With an eye toward resort-style living, Grand Dominion’s social and recreational amenities are mainly centered around the Lakeside Lodge clubhouse. This central facility welcomes residents into a grand foyer with vaulted ceilings and a fireside lounge. It offers over 17,000 square feet of indoor amenities, including multipurpose meeting rooms and several areas for socializing.

The Lakeside Lodge’s spacious fitness center is well-equipped with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training machines. It has an indoor lap pool for year-round swimming and an indoor spa for relaxing sore muscles. The large aerobics and dance studio provides plenty of space for fitness and dance classes, such as yoga, Pilates, line dancing, and ballroom dance.

A variety of hobbies and games are supported through the clubhouse as well. The arts and crafts studio is an ideal space to explore your creative side while meeting up with fellow artists and crafters. The card room offers space for friendly games or scheduled events, and a large ballroom is a great location for many different community activities.

Outdoors, residents can enjoy the warm summer weather with a free-form swimming pool, surrounding sundeck, and spacious patio. The lovely grounds feature miles of walking and biking trails and a 13-acre lake. Residents can also stay active with two tennis courts and two bocce ball courts.

The spacious outdoor swimming pool is a popular resident destination to savor summer days in Illinois.
The spacious outdoor swimming pool is a popular resident destination to savor summer days in Illinois.

Affordable Low-Maintenance Homes

Built between 2006 and 2014, builder Del Webb constructed 725 single-family homes total. Homebuyers today can choose between available resale homes for sale, which range from 1,197 to 2,833 square feet. For a low-maintenance lifestyle, the homeowners’ association takes care of lawn care, landscaping, and snow removal.

To meet the needs of many buyers, single-family homes are offered through five collections: the Manor Series, the Designer Series, the Classics Series, the Shoreline Series, and the Estate Series. Each home series offers a selection of floor plans with a minimum of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage. Many homes also have separate dens and the largest are available with up to four bedrooms and three-car garages.

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