Located in Illinois, United States, the village of Willowbrook is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Willowbrook is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to Interstate 55. Lastly, it is easy to access public green spaces from most locations within the village, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy and reaching the closest park from a lot of properties for sale is easy.
In Willowbrook, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This village offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the units in the village are occupied by home owners and 30% are occupied by renters.
A supermarket is generally accessible within a rather short walk from any home in Willowbrook. A small number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With respect to education, property buyers will welcome that no matter where their home is located in Willowbrook, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
Driving is usually the favored method to navigate Willowbrook. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 55, are very easy to access from anywhere in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. However, the public transit network in Willowbrook is fairly poor. Nevertheless, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically close by. Walking is not especially practical for residents in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area since carrying out daily needs is occasionally difficult on foot.