Four Seasons makes ‘Mayberry’ dream home a reality

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A tree-lined street and well-kept landscaping are among many community features that help create a neighborly atmosphere at Four Seasons-Dream Homes, which residents describe as a “modern-day Mayberry.” | SUPPLIED PHOTO


Imagine living in a modern-day “Mayberry” where neighbors are around for a friendly chat or a helping hand, costs are down and quality is up.

That feeling can be recaptured when you spend your retirement years at Four Seasons-Dream Homes in Belvidere. The residents of Four Seasons describe their community as a “present-day Mayberry” because it’s a friendly, supportive community reminiscent of years gone by.

Four Seasons- Dream Homes offer retirees a way to reduce their cost of living and enhance their retirement lifestyle. Many Four Seasons residents have a second home in a warmer climate, own an RV, travel the world or simply enjoy spoiling their grandchildren.

Four Seasons-Dream Homes afford housing buyers quality-built, luxurious, energy-efficient homes priced from only $69,900 to $118,900. These prices provide the opportunity to save on housing and utility costs,. Dream Homes are new construction and are quality-built with 2-by-6 walls. They’re energy efficient with upgraded insulation and high-efficiency furnaces and water heaters.

An example is the Winchester model, priced at $69,900. which includes three bedrooms, two baths, a gourmet kitchen with oak cabinets and appliances, master bedroom with walk-in closet, window treatments, central air conditioning, attached 2½-car garage, newly sodded lawn and more.

Kitchens are spacious, well lighted and include an abundance of cabinets. Many have islands, ceramic accents, walk-in pantries, pull-out cabinet shelves and kitchen desks. The price also includes appliances including ranges, built-in ovens and microwaves, side-by-side refrigerators and dishwashers.

Living rooms feature fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, bay windows and lighted ceiling fans. Skylights offer additional light. Master suites include walk-in closets. The baths include whirlpools, walk-in double showers, double sinks, upgraded faucets, linen closets and vanities with plentiful storage. The exterior doors feature leaded glass. All Dream Homes include central air and attached 2½-car garages.

Four Seasons-Dream Homes are factory built in a very efficient environment. Manufactured homes are competitive with site-built homes in appearance, but cost much less to purchase. They are built with the same materials as site-built homes, but in a controlled factory environment where weather doesn’t interfere with construction or cause costly delays and damage building materials.

The many Dream Home models are available for sale or homes may be custom designed at no additional cost. Choices include kitchen cabinets, countertops, flooring, exterior design and more. Dream Homes offer the latest in design trends and styles in everything from lighting and plumbing fixtures to flooring and trim treatments.

Dream Homes are located on newly sodded sites in Four Seasons, an award-winning community with entrance boulevards filled with flowers, lighted sidewalks on curving tree lined streets, a swimming pool complex, picnic areas, green areas and a flag park. Neighbors gather at community coffee hours, dinner parties, holiday parties, game nights, events around the pool and even day trips.

Shopping, banking, restaurants, a clinic and hospital are all within walking distance, so Four Seasons’ residents save money on gas as well. For longer distances to travel, transportation is available through the Boone County Council on Aging.

The staff at Four Seasons-Dream Homes offers tours of the many model homes. The homes may be visited seven days a week. Four Seasons-Dream Homes’ hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Additional information on Four Seasons-Dream Homes is available at the Website at Call (888)373-2604 or (815)544-2700, or email to