Located within Illinois, United States, the city of Crystal Lake is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Crystal Lake. It is easy to get to green spaces from the majority of locations within the city, since reaching one from most properties is occasionally challenging and there are approximately 40 green spaces close by for residents to explore. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is also quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around one of the railway lines or the airport (Lake in the Hills Airport).
Roughly 80% of the dwellings in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. The predominant housing types in this city are single detached homes and townhouses. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1980. This city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Crystal Lake. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding eating, a portion of house buyers in Crystal Lake may be able to access one of around 20 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
Getting around by car is very convenient in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is very easy to come across a parking spot. However, the public transit system in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is quite bad. Nonetheless, residents benefit from the Crystal Lake Station and Pingree Road Station on the Union Pacific Northwest Line. House owners have access to a few bus lines. A majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very convenient for walking as very few daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.