The neighborhood of Big Oaks is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Big Oaks offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Chicago is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, although the neighborhood does not contain any parks, public green spaces are especially well-distributed in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to reach them.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Big Oaks is an important part of its character. This area has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 95% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters. Most housing in this neighborhood was constructed before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom.
It is generally feasible for home buyers in Big Oaks to buy their groceries on foot. In addition, this area is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, for instance on Harlem Avenue, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. A decent choice of clothing stores is also located within a reasonably short walking distance. Concerning education, residents will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Big Oaks, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Locals are served by public and private elementary schools.
Big Oaks offers home owners the choice between a variety of modes of transportation. Big Oaks will attract physically active people as it is well-suited for walking; many daily errands can be run on foot. With a few nearby bus lines, this neighborhood is home to a fairly good public transit system. Big Oaks is also car friendly. Many homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, and finding a place to park is easy.