Grayslake is a village located within Illinois, United States.
Grayslake offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to get to parks in the village, since there are over 50 of them close by for residents to visit, such as Jaycee Park and Central Park. The noise levels in this village are also low, as the streets are usually quite calm - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines.
The majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Grayslake, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. The average year of construction for houses in this village is 1988. This village has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the units in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
A portion of property owners in Grayslake may be able to access one of about 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well. Regarding education, house owners will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in Grayslake. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
A car is a great transportation option in Grayslake. It is very convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit system in Grayslake is not very practical. Nevertheless, there is the Washington St (Grayslake) Station and Grayslake Station with access to the North Central Service Line and Milwaukee District / North Line. There are a few bus lines crossing the village, and bus stops are not particularly far-removed from most homes. This village is not very conducive to traveling on foot because very few common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.