North Suburbs Offer Upscale Options

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Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer

Home buyers searching for upscale attached homes will find several in the North suburbs, including Lake County.

Antioch

Edgewater on the banks of the Chain O' Lakes offers homes with

1,600 to 2,400 square feet and prices from $189,900 to $269,900. The two-bedroom homes include lofts, fireplaces, air conditioning and two-car garages. In addition to the town houses the community from Sayers Homes will also feature 18 new boat docks for use of community residents. There also is a private, heated swimming pool. Sayers Homes is building Edgewater on the south side of Route 173, about two blocks west of Route 59. Call (847) 838-1347.

Windsor Development Corp. is building 86 town houses at Fairway Greens on and around the Antioch Golf Course. Three floor plans are base priced from $142,900 to $162,900 and offer 1,350 to 1,700 square feet, two or three bedrooms, 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 baths and attached two-car garages. Also included in each home are air conditioning and a basement. The community is on Route 59, 1 1/2 miles north of Route 13. Call (847) 838-0595.

The Villas of Fairway Harbor is an enclave of 30 deluxe single-family attached villas being developed by Oak Builders at the Antioch Golf Club. Prices start at $194,990. The homes offer 1,660 square feet with two bedrooms, two full baths and attached two-car garages. The lower levels of the villas can be customized in a variety of ways. The Villas of Fairway Harbor offers views of a private lake that leads out to the Chain O' Lakes. The community is on Route 59, 1 1/2 miles north of Route 13. Call (847) 395-1122.

Deerfield

Coromandel, being developed by Optima, Inc., is a residential resort community of 400 homes, including 68 town houses, 316 condominiums and 16 single-family manor homes. The condominiums are priced from $137,443 to $349,000. Living space ranges from 844 to 2,352 square feet with up to three bedrooms and one or two baths. The town houses are priced from $288,745 to $349,338. Living space ranges from 2,100 to 2,365 square feet with two or three bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Coromandel is on Kates Road 1/4 mile north of Waukegan Road. Call (847) 267-0600.

Glenview

Valley Lo Towers Condominiums is from Baxter Corp., which is charging $189,900 and up for two bedrooms and baths in 1,400 square feet. A few one-bedroom, one-bath units still remain available, priced from $149,900. Each building has a heated indoor garage. Valley Lo Towers' sales center is at 2020 Chestnut Ave., north of Lake Avenue and just west of Waukegan Road. Call (847) 998-9414.

Lake Bluff

Vilas Development is building town houses at Whispering Lake. Three floor plans are base priced from $147,900 to $175,900 for 1,272 to 1,690 square feet. The homes have two bedrooms, and some have lofts. They also have 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 baths, basements, air conditioning and attached two-car garages. Fireplaces are optional. The community is on Waukegan Road (Route 43), 1/2 mile east of Buckley Road (Route 137). Call (847) 735-0600. …