The city of Geneva, Illinois is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Geneva offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to access green spaces from most locations within the city, since reaching one from most houses for sale is sometimes challenging and there are approximately 30 parks close by for residents to enjoy.
The average year of construction for properties in Geneva is 1990. The predominant housing types in this city are single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly 85% of the population of this city own their home whereas the rest are renters. This city has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Primary schools are convenient to access on foot from most homes for sale in Geneva. However, high schools are not particularly numerous and consequently tend to require an extended walk to get to. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. As far as food is concerned, a fraction of property owners in Geneva may be able to access one of around 30 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also over 100 restaurants and coffee shops in this city.
Driving is usually the preferred approach to move around in Geneva. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot. On the other hand, Geneva is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, residents are served by the Geneva Station on the Union Pacific West Line. The city is linked by a few bus lines. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate Geneva because running daily errands is at times challenging by walking.