Carillon Lakes

Welcome to Carillon Lakes!

Carillon Lakes in Crest Hill, Illinois is a gated 55+ community built by Cambridge Homes. Residents here enjoy a wide range of amenities including a large clubhouse and a 3-hole golf course. Carillon Lakes derives its name from the small lakes at the center of the community. Construction of the community started in 2000. As an established community, Carillon Lakes allows homeowners to take advantage of clubs, interest groups, and organized activities. The community’s location near Downtown Chicago also makes it easy to access daily conveniences and entertainment opportunities.


After entering the gates of Carillon Lakes, residents are greeted with an 18,000-square-foot clubhouse. This state-of-the-art facility includes a fireplace lounge, meeting rooms, a ballroom, an arts & crafts studio, a card room, and billiards, as well as a computer lab. Members of the community can also stay fit by taking advantage of the fitness center, which features state-of-the-art equipment, an indoor pool and spa, locker rooms, and an aerobics studio that offers dance and fitness classes.


Outdoors, a large veranda wraps around the back patio of the clubhouse where homeowners will find another pool and a sundeck. There are also tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts as well as horseshoe pits. Additional outdoor amenities include a pool and patio, gardening plots, a playground, and a fishing pier. There is also a small 3-hole, par-3 golf course in Carillon Lakes that is free for residents to use.


There are many walking and biking trails that surround the lakes and meander through the neighborhoods in the community. Several parks dotted throughout the community provide relaxing gazebos and picnic areas.


Cambridge Homes constructed the community between 2000 and 2007. There are 1,113 single-family and attached homes at Carillon Lakes, providing buyers with a wide selection of homes for sale in Crest Hill, IL.


Attached homes are arranged in quad and six-plex configurations. The seven available floor plans range from 1,107 to 1,694 square feet. Models include one to three bedrooms, one to two bathrooms, attached two-car garages. Homes may feature walk-in closets, dens, and breakfast nooks. Certain homes in six-plex configurations include a basement.


There are eight single-family models offered at Carillon Lakes. These models range from approximately 1,500 to over 2,300 square feet. Single-family homes include two to three bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and two-car garages. Some models also include features such as walk-in closets, breakfast nooks, and covered porches.


All homeowners in Carillon Lakes enjoy lawn care and snow removal provided by the Carillon Lakes homeowners' association (HOA). Townhome owners also enjoy the added benefit of the association maintaining the exterior of their building as well. The Carillon Lakes HOA also provides common area maintenance and upkeep of the amenity facilities. 


With less to worry about, residents can take advantage of the full social calendar offered throughout the year. The community hosts clubs and events such as poker, ceramics classes, a sewing club, and much more. An activities director plans many fun events and day trips to local destinations such as museums, theaters, or trips to attractions in Downtown Chicago.


Carillon Lakes is located in Crest Hill. This ideal location puts residents close to daily necessities and local attractions.


Homeowners are never far from daily conveniences, such as Jewel-Osco, ALDI, and Fresh Thyme Market. Pharmacy needs can be met at Walgreens and CVS.


Carillon Lakes is also close to several health care providers, such as Weber Medical Center, Palos Hospital, and Silver Cross Hospital. 


When residents are looking for dining and entertainment options, they can travel along Plainfield Road which is home to multiple restaurants, retailers, and bars. Additional venues to explore in the area include the Joliet Area Historical Museum as well as iconic Chicago attractions like Museum Campus and Millenium Park. 


Nature lovers can enjoy being close to parks and greenspaces such as Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve, Dellwood Park, and Brent Hassert Park. Golfers at Carillon Lakes can tee off at a variety of courses like Mistwood Golf Club, Lockport Golf Club, and Village Links of Glen Ellyn.


Members of the community who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. With Downtown Chicago just about an hour away and Joliet a quick 20-minute drive, Carillon Lakes makes it easy to access everything these cities have to offer. When it comes to long-distance travel, Chicago Midway International Airport is 40 minutes away.

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