Lyons is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
Lyons offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This village is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be an issue closer to one of the railway lines. Finally, it is very easy to reach green spaces from the majority of locations in the village, since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to check out and getting to a park from numerous properties for sale is very easy.
Most of the housing growth in Lyons occurred pre-1960. In this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, most of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Around two thirds of the properties in the village are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. This village has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Residents will value that wherever their property is situated in Lyons, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Regarding eating, property owners in Lyons will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also a few cafes in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Many of the homes for sale in this village are located in places that are quite convenient for walking; running daily errands is easy. The best method of transportation in Lyons is usually a car. Most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is generally easy. In contrast, the public transit service in Lyons is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the village, and bus stops are not very far from most homes.