In beautiful Lake County you will find the charming village of Grayslake, Illinois. Grayslake is part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area and boasts a great location just forty miles north of Downtown Chicago, fifteen miles south of the Wisconsin border, and fourteen miles west of Lake Michigan. Home to approximately 21,000 residents, Grayslake is home to the Lake County Fairgrounds, the College of Lake County and the University Center of Lake County. This remarkable community has a long history dating back to 1840 when farmers began trickling into the area. In 1886 the Wisconsin Central Railroad built a station in Grayslake, the village was incorporated in 1895, and has grown steadily since then.
Composed of roughly 10.1 square miles, Grayslake is found in the center of Lake County and is neighbored by Gage Lake, Hainesville, Libertyville, Lindenhurst, Mundelein, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Park, Third Lake and Wildwood. Grayslake is primarily in the boundaries of Avon Township, with a small part of the village falling in Fremont Township. Within this wonderful village you’ll find the glistening waters of Grays Lake, which is bounded by Alleghany Road, Harvey Avenue, Lake Street and Route 120 as it rests in the center of the village. Grayslake residents enjoy having a Metra station and easy access to major thoroughfares making commuting and travel easy. Major streets in the village include U.S. Route 45, State Routes 83, 120 and 137.
Grayslake is home to many wonderful neighborhoods from which prospective homebuyers can choose. For example, Prairie Crossing is a unique community within Grayslake, designed to combine responsible development practices with the preservation of open land and easy commuting by rail. This widely acclaimed conservation neighborhood is a wonderful place to buy a home and just one of many noteworthy communities within Grayslake. Homes for sale in Grayslake vary in price depending upon the property’s location within the village, the home’s age, size and architectural style. While some condos and townhomes can have listing prices near $400,000, the average listing price for a condo or townhome in Grayslake is nearer to $179,400. Single family homes in Grayslake can cost as much as $4 million, however the price range is so broad, the average listing price for a single family home is closer to $269,000.
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