Record sales pace growth at Villas at Fox Run

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The Palazzo is a stand-alone, maintenance-free ranch home that provides 1,516 square feet of living space for only $209,990 at the Villas at Fox Run in Plainfield. This two-bedroom, two-bath home offers a 2½-car garage, central air conditioning, ceramic


Epcon Communities’ closed its 2012 sales books on its maintenance-free ranch home community in Plainfield,the numbers were very strong.

During the 2012 sales season, the Villas at Fox Run community sold a record 27 stand-alone and villa-style ranch homes to families looking to rid themselves of any responsibilities for shoveling snow, plowing driveways, salting sidewalks or cutting the grass in the summertime. With prices for a 1,718 square-foot ranch starting at only $199,990, combined with historically low mortgage rates of 3.5 percent and the equally attractive HECM loan program for buyers of age 62 or more, the projected sales for 2013 is even higher than 2012.

“The year of 2012 was an unexpected surprise for us. We new we had great ranch homes at fantastic prices, but psychologically speaking we didn’t know if our buyers were comfortable enough with the economy’s progress and the financial stability of the nation,” said Jamie Wilcox of Epcon Communities. “Our strong sales numbers show that our customers were comfortable on those issues in 2012 and we believe they have every reason to be more so in 2013.”

Villas at Fox Run offers five unique ranch plans that typically include two bedrooms, two full baths, a formal dining room, den (per plan), a kitchen outfitted with GE appliances, an attached two- or 2½-car garage, a large master bedroom and a luxurious in-suite bathroom. Square footages range from 1,516-2,873 square feet and prices run from $199,990 to $234,990.

Villas at Fox Run maintenance-free homes feature cathedral or tray ceilings throughout. Homes also include ceramic floor tile in the foyer, a spacious laundry room, energy-efficient gas forced air heating system, 50 gallon quick-recovery water heater, dual pane insulated windows, a variety of cabinetry options, central air conditioning and select rooms are pre-wired for cable television and telephones.

For those seeking customization opportunities, homebuyers can also request a fireplace, hardwood flooring, granite or Corian counter tops, upgraded cabinetry and appliances, or a number of other upgrades.

Purchasing a ranch home at the Villas at Fox Run gives homebuyers the privilege of using the community’s private 3,000 square-foot clubhouse and outdoor heated swimming pool. Within the clubhouse residents will find a professionally decorated social room (with fireplace, flat-screen TV and a pool table), equipped kitchen, fitness center, shower-equipped restroom facilities and a meeting room.

In addition, this community features an extensive amount of flowers, bushes, shrubs, trees and grass sod surround the clubhouse and each single-family home. Landscaping is vital in all Epcon communities. It absorbs sound, creates beautiful vistas, attracts birds and butterflies, and allows rainwater to be absorbed into the ground.

Villas at Fox Run sales center and models at 16651 S. Fox Run Circle are open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Located adjacent to the new Edwards Outpatient Facility, the community is just off Route 59 and Dayfield Drive, one mile south of Renwick Road and one mile north of Caton Farm Road. For more information call (815) 609-0150 or visit