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Shelburne Crossing opens new model townhouse

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  • This row of townhouses in the at Shelburne Crossing neighborhood includes the Diversey model.

       This row of townhouses in the at Shelburne Crossing neighborhood includes the Diversey model.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • This great room in the Diversey model at Shelburne Crossing combines with a kitchen and breakfast area for one large gathering space.

       This great room in the Diversey model at Shelburne Crossing combines with a kitchen and breakfast area for one large gathering space.
    Photos By Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • The Diversey model's kitchen sparkles with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and mosaic tiles that create a decorative backsplash.

       The Diversey model's kitchen sparkles with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and mosaic tiles that create a decorative backsplash.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • The master suite, topped with a volume ceiling, features a chandelier, white sheers that reach to the ceiling, and a walk-in closet.

       The master suite, topped with a volume ceiling, features a chandelier, white sheers that reach to the ceiling, and a walk-in closet.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • The dining room in the Diversey model at the Shelburne Crossing subdivision in Winfield.

       The dining room in the Diversey model at the Shelburne Crossing subdivision in Winfield.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • The bonus room in the lower level of the Diversey model is furnished as a movie-themed family room with plasma TV, plenty of seating and a custom bar with refrigerator.

       The bonus room in the lower level of the Diversey model is furnished as a movie-themed family room with plasma TV, plenty of seating and a custom bar with refrigerator.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Many uses, such as a home office, can be configured in the optional den in the lower level.

       Many uses, such as a home office, can be configured in the optional den in the lower level.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

 
By Sherry Giewald
Daily Herald Correspondent

Shelburne Crossing is now showcasing the new Diversey model, part of the Uptown Series of townhouses, at its maintenance-free community in Winfield.

With a scenic pond, gazebo and walking paths, the community by M/I Homes features residences with two bedrooms and 1 to 2 baths, finished lower levels and two-car garages accessed through motor courts in the rear of the buildings.

Located off High Lake Road a few blocks west of Winfield Road, Shelburne Crossing is near the Illinois Prairie Path and within walking distance of downtown Winfield and its Metra train station.

Downtown Winfield offers several popular restaurants, the post office, library and shopping. A pretty park and veterans memorial, Creekside Park, sits south of the Metra station about a block from village hall.

"Shelburne Crossing continues to be one of the most desired new home communities in the area, and we are excited about our new model," said Cheryl Bonk, vice president of sales and marketing for M/I Homes' Chicago division.

"This opening kicks off sales in the final phase of homes in the community. With the limited availability, we expect sales to remain brisk. Those considering a new M/I home purchase should visit Shelburne Crossings' new Diversey model to take advantage of the best home plan and site selections."

The Diversey model is priced from $239,990 and features 1,858 square feet with two bedrooms, two baths, spacious lower level and two-car garage.

This open floor plan features a transitional interior with contemporary touches and hardwood oak floors with a distressed look.

The kitchen, breakfast area and great room combine for one large gathering space. A taupe sofa and two upholstered chairs provide seating around the fireplace with marble surround. A multicolored rug adds texture and interest.

The kitchen sparkles with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and furniture-quality cabinetry, while mosaic tiles create a decorative backsplash. The space includes a breakfast bar and pantry. The sink overlooks the great room for ease of conversation with family and friends.

A glass-topped table with upholstered chairs occupies the breakfast area along with a credenza with wine rack. This space accesses the deck.

Topped with a volume ceiling, the master suite features a patterned bed cover, chandelier, stunning white sheers that reach to the ceiling, and a walk-in closet. The private bath features dual European-height sinks, a tub, walk-in shower, decorative bath accessories and a second walk-in closet.

A full-size bed furnishes the guest room, which has linen draperies, reading chair and walk-in closet. A full hall bath features teal, gray and lime green.

The spacious lower level shows a movie-themed family room with plasma TV, plenty of seating and a custom bar with refrigerator.

This level shows the optional den with sports theme, third full bath done in teal and white and laundry room.

The community also offers three other townhouse designs that are move-in ready and available for quick delivery. These homes include the Addison, priced from $195,990 with 1,579 square feet; the Belmont priced from $208,990 with 1,813 square feet; and the Clark from $215,000 with 1,910 square feet.

All M/I Homes are Energy Star qualified, built to save homeowners up to 30 percent on their energy bills.

To visit Shelburne Crossing, take I-88 west to Winfield Road, north past Route 38 through Winfield to High Lake Road, west (left) to the Shelburne Crossing sales office. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

For more information, call (630) 456-4626 or visit mihomes.com.

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