Nestled along the Mississippi River in the charming village of Rapids City, Illinois is the area’s most distinctive home development. Shabonee Estates is an exclusive private development transformed from the historical Shabonee Girl Scout Camp. These intriguing wooded lots feature plenty of privacy with acreages ranging from 2.5 to 5 acres each.
Conveniently located less than 20 minutes from the Quad Cities and 5 minutes from Interstate 80, Shabonee Estates uses city water and is located in the Riverdale school district.
In 1941, Dr. Mabel Otis and Mrs. W. Butterworth donate a 119-acre Indian preserve to the Moline council; it is later named Camp Shabonee. A group of 16 girls asks Mrs. Melvin Shepard to form a troopthe first in Waterloo, Iowa. Camp Shabonee served as a major Illinois Girl Scout camp until a decade ago.
This wooded preserve features 11 secluded lots each with its own allure. All homes have access to a 50-acre common area, complete with pavilions, trails, pond and a natural waterfall. Wildlife abounds at Shabonee Estates including fox, wild turkey, whitetail deer and bald eagles.
School Dostrict: Riverdale
Location: Rapids City, IL
Lot Price: $149,000+