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Currently, there are 2,400 lots with 1,300 individual homes. The population of Lake Summerset is approximately 2,300 people.

The Lake was built by the Corp of Engineers and opened on May 7th, 1969. The lake was turned over to the Lake Summerset Association on May 8th, 1973.

Lists of lots and houses for sale at Lake Summerset can be obtained from any realtor.

Resale procedures do apply.

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Fishing, power, pontoons and sailboats all share Lake Summerset but must follow the rules below.

  • Current IL State registration in member's name and displayed on boat.
  • The maximum length for power/fishing boats 18’, pontoon boats 20’ per manufacturer’s specification, and sail boats 20'. 
  • The maximum HP for pontoon boats is 75 H.P. providing such motor meets or exceeds the C.A.R.B. 2001 rating(one star rating)
  • The maximum H.P. for power boats is 90 H.P. providing such motor meets or exceeds the C.A.R.B. 2008 rating(three star rating)
  • The maximum H.P. for fishing boats is 50 H.P.

There is a campground that provides showers, restrooms, and electrical hookups and playground for its users. To use the campgrounds, you have to be a Lake Summerset lot/homeowner.  Campground facilities are available to members and their guests.  The member fee is $2 per night for electrical sites / $1 per night for non-electric sites.  The guest fee is $6 per night for electrical sites / $3 per night for non-electric sites.  See Camp Ground Regulations for complete information.

Yes, cable, satellite dish, and line of sight are the choices for residents.

Lake Summerset is a community of single family homes. It does not have cabins or short time rentals.

Lake Summerset has two beaches with bath facilities and lifeguards in season.  Lake Summerset also has a swimming pool with on-duty lifeguards during the summer month.  A new spray park was added to the pool area in 2014 for small children. The swimming pool has changing rooms and rest rooms for the convenience of our members and their guests.

Disc golf, pickle ball courts, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, a community garden, dog park and multiple playgrounds are available at Lake Summerset.