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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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“Living the Harbor Life”

“ “Living the Harbor Life” signifies the natural beauty, fun-filled activities, friendly neighbors, and the inviting relaxed lifestyle at Heritage Harbor on the Illinois River in Ottawa.   “

“Living the Harbor Life” reaches its apex at Pinnacle Pointe, the waterfront custom homesites at Heritage Harbor on the Illinois River in Ottawa 

“Living the Harbor Life” signifies the natural beauty, fun-filled activities, friendly neighbors, and the inviting relaxed lifestyle at Heritage Harbor on the Illinois River in Ottawa.   

Buyers who have been looking for the ideal place to build their custom vacation home or permanent residence in an exceptional setting have been driving sales at Pinnacle Pointe, an upscale enclave on the East Peninsula.  Almost half of the 23 premium homesites have already been sold, and interest is intense. 

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It’s Happening at the Harbor

“ The sultry sweet days of summer are here to stay, and we want to know how YOU plan on spending them at the harbor! “

The sultry sweet days of summer are here to stay, and we want to know how YOU plan on spending them at the harbor!  We are open for the season, we and cannot wait to make memories with you. Whether you intend to spend the long, sunny days on the water or on land, we have plenty to keep you occupied.

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New Waterfront Homes Now Available in The Boat-House Micro-Neighborhood

“ The New Boat-House micro-neighborhood connects the themes of boating essentials and living on the water’s edge, to easy access to boat slips and planned kayak launch “

A new micro-neighborhood of only 12 ranch and two-story, low-maintenance homes are NOW AVAILABLE. Built along Heritage Harbor’s award-winning marina and based upon water enthusiasts’ desire to connect with water, these homes are a boater’s dream.  

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Agrihoods: A Growing Movement in Real Estate

“ Agrihoods are a unique style of neighborhood that combines real estate with agriculture in an urban setting. “

Agrihoods are a unique style of neighborhood that combines real estate with agriculture in an urban setting. These highly sought-after neighborhoods are popping up all over, and Heritage Harbor in Ottawa, Illinois is proud to announce one of their own! The Farmscape at Heritage Harbor will be the first of it’s kind in Starved Rock Country, offering residents the benefits that accompany spending time outdoors growing and harvesting healthy, nourishing food just a few steps from their front doors.

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Right-Size Your Lifestyle at Heritage Harbor

The Harbor Life at Heritage Harbor encourages community and life enjoyment for all.

With the almost cult-following recent television series such as Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and Tiny House, Big Living among others have acquired, people are looking to ‘Right-Size’ their lifestyles.  Clearing out the excess possessions as well as square-footage are goals of many people searching to minimize the stress of homeownership while at the same time maximizing enjoyment of life. Explore our community by visiting https://www.visitheritageharbor.com/community/

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