Neighborhood spotlight: Covington Lakes – Huntley, Illinois

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Living in Covington Lakes means living closer to the reinvigorating beauty of nature. This enclave was built between 2006 and 2012 by renowned builder D.R. Horton in Huntley, one of the up-and-coming real estate markets in Illinois.

If you’re looking for a single-family home or a townhouse where your family can enjoy expansive green spaces right in your backyard, here’s an overview of the development.

Homes in Covington Lakes

As one would expect from a gated community, Covington Lakes offers plenty of space for you and your family. That’s why single-family homes here often measure between 2,100 and 2,800 square feet, and typically feature 4 bedrooms and 2 or 3-car garages. Homes sit on lots of up to half an acre.

Properties also have an open floor plan that allows residents to customize the space as they see fit. If your family loves watching movies or cooking, you can make your living room or kitchen bigger to better suit your needs.

The community also offers townhouses that measure 1,350 to 1,546 square feet, with 2 to 3 bedrooms. These homes are ideal for empty nesters or as weekend homes.

Community amenities

It is often a community’s amenities that bring neighbors together. Luckily, Covington Lakes offers a lot.

To begin with, the subdivision boasts 50 acres of natural, open space. Here you’ll find picturesque ponds where kids can go fishing and a natural conservation area where you can hike or bike for hours. Parks, baseball fields, playgrounds, and picnic areas foster an outdoorsy lifestyle.

Great schools

Covington Lakes is also close to top-notch schools such as Chesak and Martin Elementary, Marlowe Middle School, and Huntley High School. In fact, many kids just take a bike to school.

Nearby attractions

You won’t have to venture far to find great attractions that your family will surely love. They include:

  • Pinecrest Golf and Country Club
    Looking to practice your golf swing? Head over to this 130-acre premier golf club that’s home to an 18-hole championship course. The five lakes and lush environment make for a truly world-class golfing experience.
  • Exner Marsh Nature Preserve
    In the neighboring community of Lake in the Hills is this nature preserve. Walk its trails and go birdwatching. See if you can spot the great egret, the black-crowned night-heron, and the bluewing teal, just to name a few.
  • Deicke Park
    The nearby Deicke Park has charming duck ponds. Three play areas for kids – the so-called discovery zone, a tree house playground, and a sand volleyball pit – are popular. It’s also a great place for concerts as well as Easter egg hunts.

Want to call Covington Lakes home? Let Huntley Realty help you find your dream house here. Just call 847.669.4010 or send an email to homes(at)huntleyrealty(dotted)com. When it comes to Huntley IL real estate, we are your best choice. More buyers and sellers have chosen to work with Huntley Realty than any other real estate office over the past 10 years.