Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Homewood is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Homewood. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is quiet, as the streets are peaceful - although that is not the case around Tri-State Tollway, Interstate 80 or one of the railway lines. Finally, getting to parks in the village, including Independence Park and Heritage Park, is easy since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to visit.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Homewood is an important part of its character. The median year of construction for buildings in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1963. This village offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the units in the village are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder.
It is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in Homewood. Home buyers can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, the closest grocery store in Homewood is generally only a rather short walk away. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
A car is a great mode of transportation in Homewood. Most homes for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Tri-State Tollway, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, public transit users may find few options in this village by reason of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there is the Homewood Station on the Metra Electric District Line. Residents benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Walking in this villageis not very common, despite the fact that meeting daily needs is easy.