South Elgin Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois
South Elgin is located about 40 miles northwest of Chicago in Kane County. This thriving and friendly community provides a high quality of life to more than 18,000 residents. Opportunities for outdoor recreation are ample, thanks to the presence of the Fox River, which flows right through the center of town. Fishing in the river is popular, while hikers and bikers use the many trails that pass under lush canopies of trees, parallel to the river and past gushing waterfalls. Boating enthusiasts launch their crafts directly into the river from Blackhawk Park. Other parks in South Elgin have ball fields, courts, picnic areas and playgrounds. There are dozens of golf courses in the area and tennis courts are plentiful. Two of the finest school systems in Illinois, the St. Charles Community Unit School District #303 and the U-46 Public School System, serve the students of South Elgin. Graduating seniors can attend the University of Chicago, DePaul University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, Roosevelt University or Northern Illinois University, all located nearby. South Elgin has specialty shops, antique stores, upscale fashion boutiques and unique restaurants. The Randall Road Corridor is a nearby growing commercial area with retail stores and popular franchises. The Charlestowne Mall in St. Charles, Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee and the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg are an easy drive from South Elgin. South Elgin is just 30 minutes away from O’Hare International Airport and 45 minutes from Chicago’s Midway Airport.
The South Elgin real estate market is primarily made up of single-family detached homes that range in price from the high $100,000s to more than $500,000. Family-oriented residential neighborhoods provide quiet small town charm. Homes can be found in a wide range of architectural styles, from traditional and contemporary to farmhouse styles. Large, new estate properties featuring water frontage and sizable wooded lots are available in the $700,000 range. Condominiums and townhouses are priced from the mid-$100,000s to $200,000 and more. New construction is available, as are lots and land for custom building.
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