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What residents like about Geneva’s Mill Creek

Mill Creek Geneva IL

With more than 2,000 homes and two on-site elementary schools, Geneva’s Mill Creek is one of the largest new communities in Chicago’s western suburbs. Mill Creek boasts two eighteen-hole golf courses, hundreds of acres of parkland and green space, almost every recreational amenity imaginable, and a “town center” with shops and services. Several weeks ago ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 30, 2011

Hundreds of homes participate in Mill Creek’s community garage sale

Mill Creek garage sale

The annual three-day garage sale event at the sprawling Mill Creek development in Geneva kicked off yesterday with strong participation despite the gloomy weather. More than 250 homes are participating in this year’s sale, and many of them have an almost astonishing variety of household goods, furniture, games, sports items, and more on display in ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 6, 2011

Springtime in Mill Creek

Mill Creek, Geneva, IL

Kimberly Kozar, editor of the Mill Creek Messenger, recently shared a set of sunny afternoon snapshots from around Mill Creek with her readers. Go to Geneva Patch to see what a typical spring weekend looks like in this west suburban neighborhood.

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Posted by sponsored post on May 3, 2011

Mill Creek readies annual neighborhood garage sale

Mill Creek, Geneva, IL

Yesterday the folks at Shodeen Residential told us they’ll be participating in the upcoming Mill Creek Neighborhood Garage Sale, an annual event held throughout the Mill Creek neighborhood in Geneva. The sale dates back to the 1990s, and has grown consistently over the years to include more than 250 participants. It’s typically held on the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 14, 2011

Mill Creek – Tanna to host open houses for GreenFields active-adult community

GreenFields, Geneva

Mill Creek in west suburban Geneva is already known as the “Best Overall Community in the Midwest.” This year, it will become one of the country’s “Best Places to Retire,” according to U.S. News & World Report, following the opening of the new GreenFields of Geneva active-adult and assisted-living community near Mill Creek’s Tanna community. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 30, 2011

New single-family styles announced for Mill Creek in Geneva

Mill Creek Tanna, Geneva, Illinois

Shodeen Residential has added two new floor plans to its collection of single-family home styles available at Mill Creek in Geneva. At Mill Creek’s Tanna community, construction will soon begin on a new Hartford home, featuring four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a full basement, with completion expected by June 1, says sales manager Kim Cicero. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 21, 2011

New homes ready now at Mill Creek – Tanna in Geneva

Homeowners still on the fence about selling their current homes should know that “the time is now — if they want to sidestep more marketplace competition in a few months,” according to an industry consultant quoted recently in the Chicago Tribune. Banks have been waiting for signs of stability before putting their foreclosed homes on ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 19, 2011

Mill Creek's popular Remington-style homes ready for delivery

Last summer, Joe Zekas met up with Shodeen Residential President Mark Thomas at Mill Creek, Geneva’s premier master planned community. During their visit, Mark showed Joe around a Remington (PDF), one of the best-selling single-family home styles in Mill Creek’s Oakmont phase. Two Remington II homes with four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and three-car garages are ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 29, 2010

Madness goes beyond March with new incentives at Mill Creek

Just as March Madness stretches well into April these days, Shodeen Residential has extended its Spring Madness Sale past an original March 31 deadline and through to the end of April, giving buyers an extra month to take advantage of new deals at Mill Creek in Geneva. Through April 30, buyers can get as much as ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2010

Mill Creek's "Payton" model – a home with a rambling master suite

Last month Diane Mikos of Shodeen Residential took Joe Zekas through a Payton-style home (PDF) at the Mill Creek – Tanna neighborhood in Geneva. Payton models have 2,666 square feet, five bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a full basement. They also features some of Mill Creek’s largest dining rooms, bedroom-sized dens, and rambling master bedroom suite. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 9, 2010

No wasted space at Mill Creek's Payton places

The Payton (PDF) is one of the most popular single-family home options in Mill Creek’s Tanna neighborhood, says Diane Mikos of Sho-Deen Residential. As Joe Zekas points out in this video, the 2,666 square-foot, five-bedroom / 3.5-bath home doesn’t waste its generous size — “there’s almost no space lost to traffic flow or hallways,” he ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 17, 2010

Mill Creek quacks me up

It seemed like 100s of ducks took flight as we approached them earlier today at Mill Creek, in west suburban Geneva. We shot the ones that remained at rest.

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 11, 2010

Floor plan focus: a four-bedroom Remington II home at Geneva's Mill Creek

One of the homes ready for immediate delivery at Shodeen Residential‘s Mill Creek – Oakmont community in Geneva is the one pictured above, a Remington II-style four-bedroom / 2.5-bath with a three-car garage and 2,948 square feet. The home is priced in the $420s. Shodeen offers several options for additional rooms, porches, windows, and garage ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 14, 2010

Suburban showcase: Ranches and recreation at Mill Creek

In their drive through Mill Creek, Joe Zekas and Sho-Deen Residential president Mark Thomas drive past a ranch home, known as The Abbey, still under construction. Mark says it was introduced for “empty-nesters” looking for single-floor living (read more about Mill Creek home styles). Forty-five percent of this 1,600 acre development is dedicated to open ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 21, 2009