Heritage Harbor Ottawa Blog

Category: Second Home

Fall in Love with Your New Home Investment this Fall

Investing in a residential property – whether as a primary home, vacation, or investment property – is likely the largest financial decision most people will encounter. That’s why it’s critical to select the correct time of year to make that important decision.

There are several reasons why buying a home during the fall season makes sense.

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Heritage Harbor to host Open House for new waterfront lifestyle community

“Harbor Village just a short drive from Chicagoland,”

Illinois’ newest waterfront lifestyle community, Harbor Village by Heritage Harbor, will host an open house on Saturday, June 24. The community located just outside of Chicagoland in Ottawa, features low-maintenance single-family homes with stunning water views within walking distance of the Heritage Harbor Marina and waterway.

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A Winter Wonderland Awaits Homeowners at Heritage Harbor Resort

“There’s so much to enjoy both at the resort and in the surrounding area during the winter months,”

Homeowners and visitors know Heritage Harbor to be a winter wonderland with cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, winter fishing, holiday events, festivals and more just outside their door. 

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Make it a Memorable Memorial Weekend

Whether you are a boater, homeowner, renter, vacationer, or day visitor—Heritage Harbor welcomes you!” 

Are you ready to jump into summer with a splash?!? Heritage Harbor has a full events calendar this year to kick off your Memorial Day weekend celebrations so you can get your summer off to an exciting start.  

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Chicago Highrise Residents Find Ideal Vacation Retreat at Heritage Harbor Resort in Ottawa

“Our daughter-in-law had attended a business retreat at Heritage Harbor and just couldn’t say enough wonderful things about her stay,” 

We researched Heritage Harbor online and then rented a townhome for a week there last September. We were so impressed with the marina, amenities, staff and relaxed atmosphere, we started the process of buying a home while we were there.”

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Cottage Purchase at Heritage Harbor Resort Proves to Be Lucrative Investment for Couple

“ We were always impressed with the amenities and, as longtime boaters, appreciated the marina and enjoyed dining at the Red Dog Grill. Over the years, we made a lot of friends at Heritage Harbor.”

Pamela Beckett, the recently retired CEO of the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation, and her husband Chuck have been Ottawa residents since 2005. For 15 years they watched the area grow, flourish and were excited to see Heritage Harbor Resort and the marina come to fruition.  

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Vacation Home Close to Home…

“ We bought a home the first weekend we rented at Heritage Harbor”

Mark and Nancy Rinaldi weren’t in the market for a vacation home.  The St. Charles couple have a vacation home in Florida that, with Mark’s demanding work schedule, they do not use as much as they’d like.  However, after seeing an advertisement in a local magazine, they decided to rent a cottage at Heritage Harbor in Ottawa.  

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Make the Most of Distance Learning with a Flexcation at the Harbor

“ …a chance to reconnect with family, nature, and our interests and passions “

We are living in unprecedented times, and with that can come many frustrations and disappointments. Many people are just trying to get through the days, hoping to see the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel.  What if we rather embrace and take advantage of these times for what they are—a chance to reconnect with family, nature, and our interests and passions.

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“Savor Summer”

“ We at the Harbor encourage you to ‘Savor Summer!’  Fall, and all the delights that accompany it, is just around the corner, but now is the time to soak up the last weeks of summer fun. “

As summer vacations wrap up and school starts up in full swing, the temptation is to let the anticipation for all things pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters, bonfires, and fall fun consume you. However, we at the Harbor encourage you to ‘Savor Summer!’  Fall, and all the delights that accompany it, is just around the corner, but now is the time to soak up the last weeks of summer fun.

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