There are 4 prominent golf course neighborhoods in Champaign-Urbana: Lincolnshire Fields, Champaign Country Club, Urbana Country Club and Stonecreek Golf Club. Of these 4 Lincolnshire Fields offers the most homes with golf course frontage and views of the course.
Currently there are 6 homes for sale in Lincolnshire Fields and 2 under contract. This is specifically single-family homes. There are another 15 zero-lot and condo properties for sale but in this post I am only talking about single-family houses. A 33% pending ratio is pretty solid (29% for Champaign overall). See the following chart of closed sales in Lincolnshire for data on average sale price and days on market for single-family homes.
(This data reflects public sales recorded in the Champaign County Association of Realtors. There have been a few other private sales that are not reflected in this data.)
In the last 5 years the highest priced MLS recorded sale in Lincolnshire Fields was for $950,000 in 2010. A huge home on the back nine of the Lincolnshire Fields golf course. The lowest went for $155,000. Located on Duncan Rd. this home was a moderate sized 2-story with a view of the 15th tee but was in need of extensive remodeling.
Search the active listings in Lincolnshire Fields now or contact Mark Waldhoff for information on “Secret Listings” in the neighborhood. These are clients of ours that are either getting ready to sell or aren’t ready to make their move public yet. Either way, we can get you information and access to these properties if they fit your search.
Lincolnshire Fields continues to be a sought after neighborhood in Champaign. Many of the benefits are obvious: Golf course views, waterfront lots, mature trees and variety in style and architecture. Home buyers new to the area and many long-time Champaign residents don’t realize that this neighborhood is outside the Champaign City limits which results in considerably lower real estate tax rates. 2011 tax rates for Lincolnshire were as low as 5.94%. Rates within the city limits of Champaign ranged from 7-7.8%. On a $300,000 home that could save you $1500 per year!
Questions? Looking for more info on the area? Check out the Lincolnshire Fields HOA website or the Lincolnshire Fields Country Club or give our team a call at 217-239-7114 to see your dream home today!