About Streamwood, IL
The Village of Streamwood is one of the fastest growing communities within the Chicago metropolitan area. Located within the high growth northwest suburban corridor, Streamwood is ideally located just minutes from O’Hare International Airport, and about 27 miles from Downtown Chicago and The Loop. Commuters will travel downtown in about 45 minutes via METRA Commuter Rail Service. Woodfield Mall, the largest indoor shopping mall, is less than 15 minutes away by car or PACE Suburban Bus. You can head to Downtown Chicago via the Northwest Tollway and the Kennedy Expressway.
Founded in 1957, Streamwood, IL is a bustling town of about 35,000 residents who represent all economic levels and cultural backgrounds. Although Streamwood is predominantly a residential community, it enjoys a thriving business district. Streamwood officials actively participates in the business community and encourages new business development through a streamlined approval process and supports over 600 local businesses by offering an extensive variety of services and products and provides quality municipal services for all Streamwood residents. As a result, the Village has been chosen by several large manufacturers and nationwide store chains as a choice location, which serves to make Streamwood homes for sale very convenient for the residents of Streamwood.
In its short history, the Village of Streamwood has poised itself for even more growth. Attractive to both commercial and residential development, the Village of Streamwood is one of the fastest growing communities within the Chicago metropolitan area. The average home price is still quite modest – around $250,000. Affordable Streamwood homes for sale offer residents a high level of discretionary income.
In 1966, an award-winning park district, the Streamwood Park District, was formed. The park district owns and maintains over 225 acres of land at 34 different sites. Regardless of a person’s age, the district offers parks, recreational facilities, and programs that improve the quality of life. Facilities at the park include playground apparatus at parks, ball fields, basketball and tennis courts, soccer and football fields.
The Park district also operates the Park Place Family Recreation Center which houses an indoor leisure and lap pool, a fully equipped fitness center, senior and teen drop-in centers, and aerobic studio, a gymnasium with two basketball courts, an elevated running tract, and an indoor children's activity center.
Other facilities include a Community Center, the Hoosier Grove Banquet Barn, Aquarius Pool, and the Hoosier Grove Schoolhouse Museum. The district provides over 400 recreational programs each year including trips and special events for all ages. Also, the Cook County Forest Preserve, which adjoins the village, is an excellent place to go bike riding, jogging, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and horseback riding. So, with all these features, Streamwood homes for sale will surely have just what you desire for your family.