Lake in the Hills is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
Most areas in Lake in the Hills are quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - however noise can be problematic near the airport (Lake in the Hills Airport) or the railway line. Green spaces aren't well-spread out, which makes them occasionally difficult to get to from the majority of locations within the village. Despite that, there are around 10 parks close by for residents to explore, such as Hidden Valley Ballfield and Big Sky Park.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 70% of the dwellings in Lake in the Hills, whereas the remainder are mainly townhouses. The average year of construction for buildings in this village is 1993. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the properties in the village are occupied by home owners and 15% are rented.
Residents may find it difficult to get to high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Locals have the choice between public and private elementary schools. With respect to food, a vehicle is typically required in this village to reach the nearest supermarket. Residents can enjoy about 30 restaurants and cafes as well.
Driving is a very good transportation option in this village. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. However, the public transit network in Lake in the Hills is quite bad. Nevertheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines. It is impractical for people walking to move around in Lake in the Hills because very few common errands can be run on foot.