Lisle is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
The character of Lisle is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Access to public green spaces, such as Egermann Woods Forest Preserve and Candlewood Park, is easy from most locations in the village since there are around 30 of them close by for residents to visit. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually quite calm - however noise can be bothersome near the railway line, Interstate 355 or Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway.
In Lisle, about 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The median year of construction for houses in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1976. This village offers mainly four or more bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
In Lisle, property owners will generally be able to access primary schools on foot. However, it can be difficult to reach high schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of eating, a fraction of house buyers in this village may be able to shop for groceries on foot in one of around 10 stores, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also over 50 restaurants and cafes in Lisle.
Getting around by car is very easy in Lisle. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway, from any location in Lisle, and it is especially convenient to park. In contrast, traveling by public transit is challenging in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Nonetheless, there is the Lisle Station with access to the BNSF Railway Line. There are around 10 bus lines traversing the village, and bus stops are typically nearby. Lisle is not very suitable for walking because few daily errands can be run on foot.