The neighborhood of Big Woods-Marmion is located within the city of Aurora, Illinois, which is located in the Chicago and Chicago metropolitan areas.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Big Woods-Marmion. It is easy to get to parks from numerous locations within the neighborhood and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy. This part of the city is relatively serene, as there are very few pedestrians.
Roughly one third of properties in Big Woods-Marmion were constructed since the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. In this area, around 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Home owners occupy roughly 70% of the properties in Big Woods-Marmion and 30% are occupied by renters. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some, but not all, home buyers in Big Woods-Marmion will live within walking distance of one of approximately 10 supermarkets. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. In terms of education, it can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Big Woods-Marmion.
The preferred method to move around in Big Woods-Marmion is usually a car. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway, from any location in this neighborhood, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in Big Woods-Marmion is not very frequent. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines. Traveling on foot is not very practical for property owners in Big Woods-Marmion as very few daily needs can be met without having to use a car.