The village of Lincolnshire, Illinois is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Lincolnshire offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be tranquil - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line or Tri-State Tollway. Finally, it is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations within the village, since there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to discover, like Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area and Grainger Woods Forest Preserve.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 55% of the dwellings in Lincolnshire, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This village offers mainly two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 85% of the properties in the village and 15% are rented. The average year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1990.
Getting to the closest supermarket by walking is an option for some, but not all, property owners in Lincolnshire. A small selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most houses for sale in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. However, home owners may find it challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools.
Lincolnshire is an extremely good part of the Chicago metropolitan area for driving. It is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, traveling by transit can be very difficult in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, house owners benefit from a few bus lines. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in Lincolnshire since running daily errands is inconvenient by walking.