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Lake Zurich, Illinois Real Estate

The real estate market of Lake Zurich is diverse. Many of its developments were built in the 1970s and 1980s, though the village does have newer real estate properties as well. Two-story, single-family detached homes with three or more bedrooms are available from the high $200,000s to the $500,000s. Most Lake Zurich properties in this range are on one-quarter-acre to half-acre lots. Extravagant estate properties with acreage are available for $500,000 and more. Houses in Timber Trails and surrounding subdivisions are available in the mid-$400,000 range. There are a variety of home styles from which to choose, including contemporary, raised ranch-style and colonial-style homes. Horse properties and lakefront properties with scenic lake views are available as well. Two- or three-bedroom condominiums and townhouses, like those in the Lake Breeze subdivision, can be purchased from approximately $200,000 to the mid-$300,000s. Undeveloped land and lots are available for custom building, primarily in one to two-acre plots.
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Lake Zurich Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois

Lake Zurich: The Village of Lake Zurich was originally settled by a businessman in the 1830s. Before growing into the relatively affluent residential community it is today, Lake Zurich was primarily a popular summer resort area. The village's population has grown quite rapidly since the mid-20th century. Approximately 19,000 residents now enjoy the relaxed Lake Zurich lifestyle year-round. The village is located 37 miles west of Chicago in southern Lake County, which borders Wisconsin on the north and Lake Michigan on the east. State Route 22 provides close access to major communities and major roadways to the east and west, while the U.S. Route 22 provides access to the north and south. The village and surrounding communities are rural. Residents and visitors enjoy sports and outdoor recreation at a number of venues, including the lake to the west of the village and several nearby parks. The village and surrounding communities are home to more than 20 public parks, two beaches, several public tennis courts and 270-plus sports teams. The village's close proximity to Chicago also provides easy access to city life and amenities. Additionally, the community is only 16 miles from Gurnee, home of Six Flags Great America and several other smaller theme parks. Students of Lake Zurich are served by the Lake Zurich Community Unit School District #95, with six elementary schools, one middle school with two campuses and one high school. Real estate in Lake Zurich is affordable. Everything from condominiums and townhouses to large homes on sprawling lots with room for horses is available.

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