Large Alexandria Ranch Affordibly Priced

June 17, 2010

Poplar Grove HomesPoplar Grove IL HomesOne of the largest ranch plans offered by Gerstad Builders at The Trails of Dawson Creek is the 2,118 square-foot Alexandria that is base priced from $207,900. This affordable plan offers a formal dining room as well as a spacious study or living room right off the foyer.  Visitors to the home will immediately notice the wall of windows in the Alexandria’s great room that provides stunning views of the great outdoors.

Ranch plans are extremely popular , perhaps because they offer great options for first time home buyers, move up buyers and retirees. Gerstad Builders’ expanded its ranch portfolio offers home buyers six ranch homes to choose from.  Designed for today’s families, these 1,292 to 2,170 square-foot ranch Poplar Grove homes are priced from $157,990 to $208,990.

Fitted with hardwood cabinetry, gas range, dishwasher and range hood, this home is well equipped to satisfy the family chef.  A breakfast bar acts as an informal transition point between the kitchen, breakfast area and great room. For maximum privacy the master bedroom suite is set on one side of the home while the other two bedrooms are located on the opposite side of the Alexandria.  Located behind the den and great room, the master suite has double entry doors and access to a private bathroom.  For maximum storage space and large wardrobes the suite has a walk-in closet, a dual slide-by closet and a linen closet.

Homebuyers can personalize their home by adding options like skylights, three-car garages (per plan), additional volume ceilings, custom millwork, imported ceramic tile, Corian or granite counter tops, hardwood flooring, and English or walkout basements. With 30-year fixed rate mortgages near 5%, the time has never been better for families to purchase a ranch home.

The village of Poplar Grove is only 17 miles east of Rockford.  The schools are highly regarded and nearby Rockford Hospitals are fully staffed and prepared to handle virtually all health-care needs.

The Trails of Dawson Creek is located on the north side of Orth Road, approximately 1/2 mile east of Route 76.  The sales center is open Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 5 p.m.   For more information, please call 815/547-0800 or visit its website www.gerstadbuilders.com.

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Roger Gerstad is the president of Gerstad Builders, a family-owned and operated company committed to construction of homes of the highest quality known to the industry. Roger is a graduate of Bradley University and was educated in the field of construction through the wisdom and leadership of his father. Gerstad has developed the communities of Mill Creek, Waters Edge, Winding Creek, Deerwood, Chesapeake Hills, Abbey Ridge, The Trails of Winding Creek, Pebble Creek, Timber Trails, The Trails of Boone Creek, The Trails of River Oaks, The Towns of Boone Creek, Liberty Trails, and Abbey Ridge Townhomes in McHenry, Illinois as well as Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Illinois, Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

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