SYCAMORE, IL –October 21, 2021– If you’re in the market for a new ranch or two-story home and want to own while interest rates are still hovering near 3%, you’ll want to visit Reston Ponds in Sycamore, where Shodeen Homes offers homes for quick move-in, including the decorated two-story Augusta II design.
“With the holidays around the corner, many homeowners begin to reevaluate their lifestyle needs,” said Anna Harmon, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Shodeen Homes. “Family gatherings, holiday entertaining and visiting relatives bring the need for added space or desire for larger, open-concept kitchen, dining and living space into focus. Homes offered for quick-move at Reston Ponds, give buyers the opportunity to purchase now and be settled in to enjoy the holidays while securing today’s low interest rates.”
Located just north of I-88 and east of Peace Road in Sycamore, Reston Ponds is a master-planned community featuring six ponds, a new 12-acre Sycamore Park District community park South East Elementary School, part of Sycamore School District 427, which was rated in the top 10% among more than 500 school districts in the state of Illinois. The community is within walking distance of downtown Sycamore and is minutes from the I-88 employment corridor, Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine.
The two-story Augusta II is decorated and open for touring at 414 Maryann Circle. Offering 1,974 square feet of living space and a backyard pond view, the Augusta II, priced at $370,000, features three bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, wide plank low maintenance Inhaus laminate flooring, an open kitchen with breakfast bar and extended dining area. It also features a family room with fireplace, dining room, flex room or in-home office, oversized master bedroom suite with walk-in closet and private bath, full basement with bathroom rough-in plumbing and 2 1/2 -car garage.
Also nearing completion, the Berquist, priced at $399,700, is a two-story design at 949 Bailey Road on an oversized, corner homesite. This home offers three bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, full basement, concrete patio and 2 1/2 -car garage. Highlights include an island kitchen with upgraded 42” cabinets and granite countertops open to the dining area and two-story great room with fireplace, study, master bedroom suite with walk-in closet and extended private bath and loft.
Reston Ponds Berquist Open Floorplan
Buyers can also choose to build new and select from a collection of ranch and two-story designs ranging from 1,613 to 2,595 square feet with prices starting in the low $300s.
“Now is a great time to visit Reston Ponds,” Harmon said. “There is so much to do this fall in the area, whether its apple or pumpkin picking, attending the October 21st Witches Night Out or the Sycamore Pumpkin Fest October 27-31st.”
Thrillist recently named the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival as one of the best small-town Halloween festivals in America. Annually, over 1,000 pumpkins are entered and displayed on the courthouse grounds. The day’s events consist of carnival rides, craft shows, a 10K Road Race and one-mile family fun run and parade. Nearby pumpkin farms, including Goebberts in Pingree Grove and Kuipers in Maple Park offer endless family fun.
The Sycamore Park District, which offers classes for children of all ages, operates the public golf course, community pool and splash park as well as a community center and fitness facility.