Round Lake is a village located in Illinois, United States.
The character of Round Lake is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are about 40 parks close by for residents to unwind in, such as Nippersink Forest Preserve and Cedar Valley Park, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations in the village. This village is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many of the dwellings in Round Lake, while mobile homes and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This village has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners and 20% are rented. The homes in this village are very modern, because many of its dwellings were built since the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s.
Accessing the nearest supermarket on foot is an option for some, but not all, house buyers in Round Lake. There are also a few opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. With regards to education, it is a rather short walk to access primary as well as high schools from any location in Round Lake. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
This village is an extremely good part of the Round Lake Beach - McHenry - Grayslake metropolitan area for traveling by car. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot. In contrast, public transit users may experience very few choices in this village due to the low service level. Nevertheless, there is the Round Lake Station on the Milwaukee District / North Line. There are a few bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this village are located in areas that are not very conducive to traveling on foot as very few daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle.