The village was first established in 1970 by a developer and became an independent self-governed community in 1979. There is a combination of 1,236 single and duplex homes scattered over a 222 acre park - like settings of stately shade trees, well established lawns, 11 miles of newly repaved roads perfect for walking, biking and jogging plus three picturesque lakes ideal for fishing.
The low cost Monthly Fees include Real Estate Taxes, Insurance on the house, water service, sewer service, basic cable TV service, Lawn care, Snow removal and bus service. But that's not all. We provide Interior and Exterior Maintenance such as plumbing (water lines, faucets, toilets, hot water heaters, etc.), electric (heaters, outlets breakers, stoves, etc.), cleaning gutters, trim painting, termite exterminating, roof repairs and replacement of roofs, and window caulking, etc. All of this plus more too numerous to mention for the LOW MONTHLY CARRYING CHARGE OF BETWEEN $228.00 to $332.00 depending on the size dwelling unit you live in. You will be pleasantly surprised to know that the price range for a 3 room duplex Westmont starts at $30,000 and the large 5 room single with a garage, the Jefferson model, starts at $80,000.
But that's not all:
We have two club houses. One with meeting and game rooms plus a well supplied library. A second larger hall is equipped with a stage, a large projection screen, audio enhancement and kitchen facilities for social and entertainment functions. We have on site Office and Maintenance facilities. There are also picnic areas, lighted Bocce and Shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits and a miniature golf course. A monthly publication and an in-house closed circuit TV network to keep our residents up-to-date on timely articles, current events, special announcements and Quarterly Shareholder Meetings.
Our residents have established and actively support 24 independent clubs and organizations aimed at providing educational outlets, encouraging artistic skills, entertainment, travel and social activities in the community, including:
- Arts & Crafts
- Art Workshop
- Bowling Leagues (off site)
- Cedar Chips (musical performers)
- Creative Writers
- Fishing Club (social/eating club)
- Garden Club
- Golf Club (off site)
- Ladies Card Club
- Library Volunteers
- Quilting Club
- Security Patrol
- Samaritans of Service Volunteers (provides transportation to doctors, bank & shopping)
- Travel Committee (Atlantic City here we come + many other trips)
- Variety Players