Bolingbrook is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Bolingbrook. This village is good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are quite peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially around the airport (Bolingbrooks Clow International Airport), the railway line, Interstate 55 or Interstate 355. Finally, there are approximately 40 parks close by for residents to enjoy, such as Greene Valley Forest Preserve and Erickson Park, which makes them very easy to get to.
In Bolingbrook, around 70% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly townhouses. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1988. This village is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly 80% of the dwellings in Bolingbrook whereas the remainder are rented.
Locals will appreciate that wherever their home is located in Bolingbrook, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, high schools are not very abundant and consequently tend to require an extended walk to get to. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding eating, some, but not all, home buyers in Bolingbrook will reside within walking distance of one of over 50 grocery stores. Residents benefit from over 150 restaurants and cafes as well.
The car is usually the favored way to move around in Bolingbrook. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit service in Bolingbrook is not very frequent. Nonetheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines. Traveling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in Bolingbrook since running daily errands is inconvenient.