The historic downtown Crystal Lake is thriving with numerous unique dining and shopping opportunities, as well as big name retailers and restaurants. Crystal Lake is a regional leader in planning, growth management, and municipal services. Which in turn, offers residents high quality programs and services at one of the lowest municipal tax rates in the area! Crystal Lake is also home to numerous top-rated beaches and an amazing park district. The Crystal Lake Park District oversees more than 1,600 acres of parks and open space as well as 230-acres. One of the biggest outdoor attractions is Three Oaks Recreation Area, which offers beautiful lakes with a beach, hiking trail, boat rentals, scuba diving, and so much more!The City of Crystal Lake reclaimed the long-abandoned Vulcan Lakes Quarry and turned it into Three Oaks Recreation, an amazing recreational experience that offers free access to all residents of Crystal Lake. With beautiful natural habitat, pristine waters, incredible fishing, canoeing, kayaking, sail boating, and more, there is always something to explore. Lennar offers a wide variety of beautiful and affordable new homes for sale. We invite you to stop in for a tour of one of our beautifully decorated model homes and discover Crystal Lake today!