Wheaton – Mackenzie Place
About The Mackenzie Place Community.
Mackenzie Place is a beautiful enclave of attached two and three-residence custom Manor Homes presented in a charming old-world style, located in North Wheaton. The community offers a unique land plan with beautifully landscaped grounds, a mature tree-lined setting, including patio views from many homes onto two naturally landscaped ponds. The Homeowners’ Association helps to ensure that the high standards with which the community has been created will continue into the future.
Mackenzie Place offers easy access to main arterial streets and yet is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood. Shopping, banking, recreation, schools and places of worship are all conveniently nearby. This appealing location is just minutes away from downtown and the train station. The Wheaton College Artist Series presents world-renowned musicians at the nearby Wheaton College Campus. Music lovers can enjoy the Wheaton Municipal Band Concerts—formed in 1930, it provides summer concerts Thursday evenings at nearby Memorial Park. …beautifully landscaped grounds, patio views, two naturally landscaped ponds.
…beautifully landscaped grounds, patio views, two naturally landscaped ponds.
About Our Home Designs.
The masonry with shingle siding and stucco-accented exteriors have an enduring look. These beautifully appointed homes feature stunning trim packages including crown molding in the Dining and Living Rooms (per plan). The open floor plans offer spacious kitchens, granite countertops, custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances. Master baths offer large soaking tubs and separate showers, and more. Each home offers ample windows, fireplaces and many other custom amenities. Only two homes remain and are currently under construction. The homes have views of the private pond, screen porches and private patios to name only few of the amenities. Call for details!
Forbes Magazine ranks Wheaton as one of the “Top 100 Places To Live In the Country.” It boasts a vibrant downtown with many restaurants, shops and services. The Downtown Wheaton Association hosts many events throughout the year to promote local businesses including The French Market, A Dickens of a Christmas, Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Arts Festival, to mention just a few. In addition, Wheaton offers:
- Many choices for dining and shopping:A wide array of restaurants and shops are available throughout the city, from downtown Wheaton to Danada.
- Top-rated schools: Wheaton’s schools consistently rank among the highest in the state, offering students a quality education and a wealth of opportunities.
- A healthy place to live:Chicago magazine ranked Wheaton the “healthiest of Chicago’s largest suburbs” because of its low crime rate, vast open spaces and thriving downtown.
- Nationally ranked library: Wheaton’s public library is rated one of the top 10 in the nation. In early 2007, it completed a massive expansion project, offering even more services to residents.
- Beautiful parks and recreation opportunities:The Wheaton Park District has received the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence from the National Recreation and Park Association four times, in 1984, 1990, 1996, and 2005. It oversees 800 acres of land and 52 parks, offering an impressive array of outdoor activities.
- The Illinois Prairie Path: The path runs throughout Wheaton, and intersects with the Aurora Branchand Elgin Branch, just west of downtown near the railroad tracks.
- The 135-acre (55 ha) Lincoln Marsh Natural Area, with over 300 species of prairie and wetland plants and animals, and a regionally acclaimed ropes course.
- Two public swimming pools: the Northside Family Aquatic Center, and the Rice Pool and Water Park with three water slides, a zero-depth entry point and sand volleyball courts.
- The 27-hole Arrowhead Golf Club, renamed in 1929 from the Antlers Golf Club, which was built in 1924. A new clubhouse was built in 2004-2005.
- Cosley Zoo, founded in 1974, housing over 200 animals that represent over 70 species.
- Cantigny Park and Golf Course: Cantigny is the former estate of Chicago Tribuneowner Robert R. McCormick, located in southwestern Wheaton. The park contains a championship 18-hole public golf course that was the site of the 2007 US Amateur Public Links. The park also contains two museums, one relating to the Chicago Tribune, and the other devoted to the First Division of the United States Army, as Robert McCormick was a colonel in the First Division during World War I.
- The Danada Forest Preserve and Equestrian Center, located on the site of the former estate of Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice, after whom Danada is named. In the 1940s, the Rices added a barn to the estate to house horses. In 1965, their horse Lucky Debonair won the Kentucky Derby. The Danada Farm estate was acquired by the county in 1980 and 1981.
- Access to top healthcare:Wheaton is home to the Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. In addition, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, which is located in the nearby town of Winfield, is consistently recognized for its services and as a top hospital.