Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Villa Park is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Villa Park is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Reaching green spaces, like Lions Park and York-High Ridge County Forest Preserve, is easy from numerous locations in the village since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to check out. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially around one of the railway lines.
Most housing in Villa Park was constructed before the 1960s, during its main housing boom. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this village is an important part of its character. Around 70% of the population of this village own their home and 30% are renters. This village also has a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Residents will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most houses for sale in Villa Park. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of eating, it is very often possible for property owners in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area to do their groceries on foot. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and there are also a few coffee shops in Villa Park. It is also easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.
Villa Park is reasonably conducive to walking; most daily needs are easy to carry out on foot. Villa Park is very car friendly. Many homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, this village is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents are served by the Villa Park Station on the Union Pacific West Line. The village is connected by a few bus lines.