Wheaton – Wesley Place
About The Wesley Place Community.
Wesley Place by Airhart Construction is a charming neighborhood of 5 distinctive homes that are truly unique. These new designs boast bright and airy floor-plans with generous room sizes, private retreat level, roof top terrace options and a private backyards with the opportunity for screened porches and an outdoor fireplace. The homes are situated in an incredible location in downtown Wheaton, only blocks from the Metra train station, shopping and dining, Memorial Park and the Prairie Path. This distinctive community provides a townhouse lifestyle free from attached walls. The homeowners association takes care of the landscape maintenance and snow shoveling.
About The Wheaton Community.
Within walking distance to shops, restaurants, theaters, the train station and more.
The homes at Wesley Place, by Airhart Construction are located within the Award Winning City of Wheaton. Known for it’s top rated schools, vibrant downtown and is home to over 55,000 residents. Wheaton provides the benefits of a large city while offering the small town charm with it’s historic downtown and scenic neighborhoods. Wheaton was ranked among the top 12 suburbs by Chicago Magazine in its most recent Best Places to Live study. Wheaton was also ranked among Top Walk-able Cities in the Chicago area in 2014 in a George Washington University School of Business Study. For the past 29 years the National Arbor Day Foundation has named Wheaton in its Tree City USA listing (1986-2015).
- 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 Branch and 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 Tribune owner 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.
- Longfellow Elementary School
- Franklin Middle School
- Wheaton North High School
- Wheaton College
- College of DuPage