About 40 minutes west of Bloomington lies Mackinaw, Illinois. Inside the small town there are numerous options for home buyers to explore, but the agents here at BN Realty want to focus on one neighborhood in particular – Heritage Lake. Some of the best properties in Tazewell County can be found here. Located within reach to both Peoria and Bloomington/Normal, residents of Heritage Lake are never too far outside of city limits! The school system is shared with the neighboring community of Deer Creek. Deer Creek – Mackinaw CUSD 701 is the school district for the Heritage Lake community. Kindergarten through 3rd grade and 7th & 8th grade attend the Dee-Mack Primary/Junior High School in Mackinaw. Children in grades 4th through 6th attend the Dee-Mack Intermediate School in Deer Creek. The high school students attend Dee-Mack High School in Mackinaw.
Heritage Lake is located about 1 mile outside of Mackinaw and is used as home to a subdivision as well as a recreational area. The area is best known for its natural beauty, making it a must see for anyone who appreciates the outdoors. We can’t think of a better way to start your day than by stepping outside your front door and taking your morning walk alongside the lake as it shimmers with the sunrise. Better yet, grab your cup of coffee and take a seat on your deck. Enjoy the privacy offered by many of the properties in Heritage Lake. These are the types of amenities that are so hard to find in large cities. If we’re not already drawing you in by talking about the land that the homes sit on, let us tell you about the homes themselves! There are countless options suited for any type of buyer. Cute homes that reflect the simplicity of “lake life” can be found at a STEAL in regards to their sale price. There aren’t many places that you can find quality homes on large, private lots for under $150,000. If you are looking for a larger home, don’t worry! Some lake front homes are 5+ bedrooms and over 4,000 square feet and priced under $325,000. Many of the homes come with features such as: custom kitchens, large wrap around decks and outdoor entertaining areas, bonus buildings… the list goes on and on. We are convinced that if you let us show you these homes in person, you will not be disappointed!
There is also a very active homeowners association for the neighborhood, the Heritage Lake Association. Not only do they host meetings, garage sales, and volunteer days; but they also promote clubs and groups for the members. An active homeowners association can make all the difference in how the community itself feels! Check out their website above! Once you’re finished browsing, give us a call to set up a meeting and discuss the breathtaking properties that you can find in Heritage Lake! 309-319-6030