The village of Forestview, Illinois is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
There is a great variety of green spaces in Forestview. There are a few parks close by for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being easy to access from the majority of locations within this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Finally, this village remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians.
The main housing types in Forestview are single detached homes and townhouses. This village offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 90% of the properties in Forestview and 10% are rented. Most homes in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area were constructed pre-1960, during its most significant housing boom.
In Forestview, locals will commonly be able to access primary schools by walking. However, this part of the Chicago metropolitan area does not have any high schools. In terms of eating, a grocery store is generally accessible within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in Forestview. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in Forestview.
This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is very car friendly. It is very easy to come across a parking spot, and most homes for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 55. On the other hand, Forestview is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily relatively close by. Traveling by foot is not very popular in this village, even though many daily needs can be met without having to use a car.