Located within Illinois, United States, the village of River Grove is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
River Grove offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines. Lastly, green spaces, such as Evans Field and Trumbull Park, are very well-spread out and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations in the village.
In River Grove, around half of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This village is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area occurred prior to the 1960s.
The closest supermarket in this village is usually only a short walk away. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. Regarding education, it is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in River Grove. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Active people will value the quite walk-friendly nature of River Grove; running common errands is easy on foot. The best method of transportation in River Grove is often a car. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, the public transit network in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, residents can count on the River Grove Station on the North Central Service Line and Milwaukee District / West Line. The village is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses.