The village of Matteson, Illinois is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Matteson is a good village to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. The noise levels in this village are quite low, as the streets are reasonably calm - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near Interstate 57, Dan Ryan Expressway West Leg or one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are approximately 20 parks nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Winnebago Park and Notre Dame Park, making it easy to get to them.
The average year of construction for properties in Matteson is 1991. In this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, about 70% of buildings are single detached homes, while mobile homes are the main housing type in the rest of the housing stock. Roughly 80% of the population of this village own their home and 20% are renters. This village has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A portion of property owners in Matteson may have the option to purchase their groceries on foot in one of about 10 stores, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes. Regarding education, house buyers will appreciate that no matter where their home is situated in Matteson, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, it can be difficult to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Matteson is especially car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 57, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit network in Matteson is quite poor. Thankfully, there is the Matteson Station on the Metra Electric District Line. There are a few bus lines traversing the village. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is not very suitable for traveling on foot because most daily needs are inconvenient to meet without the use of a vehicle.