Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Mundelein is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Mundelein. There are over 50 green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Wilderness Park and Community Park, making it easy to reach them. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line.
The predominant housing types in Mundelein are single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly one quarter of properties in this village were constructed in the 1990s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This village has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this village own their home and 20% are renters.
There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Mundelein and therefore they can be a long walk away. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With regards to eating, a fraction of residents in Mundelein may be able to do groceries on foot in one of around 20 stores, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. A small variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is very car friendly. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit service in this village is not very frequent. Nevertheless, home owners can rely on the Mundelein Station with access to the North Central Service Line. The village is connected by a few bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are located in places that are not very suitable for traveling on foot because most daily needs are inconvenient to carry out without having to resort to a vehicle.