Neighborhood Spotlight: Inverness Hills

Real Estate

1The Village of Inverness is a great place to live, offering families of diverse sizes, age ranges and cultural backgrounds, to come together in close knit communities where a high quality of life is enjoyed. There are ten distinct neighborhoods in Inverness, each one with its own character and amenities. Inverness Hills, situated in the northern part of the Village, offers a variety of single family homes built as early as 1980, and as recently as 2001. Home styles range from single story ranches, to two story homes, many unique from one another due to different builders contracting homes as the neighborhood was developed.

According to data pulled from, Inverness Hills homes average in size from 3,200 square feet up to over 7,000 square feet. With 4-6 bedrooms, these properties are ideal for any growing family or multigenerational households. Current home prices vary from $695,000 up to $980,000. In looking at median sale prices over the last year, there has been a steady increase in pricing, which is no surprise when you consider home features, neighborhood amenities and community resources available here.

The average home in Inverness Hills sits on 1- 2 acres of land, providing plenty of personal green space; outdoor hobbies such as gardening or enjoying an evening bar-be-que with friends is easy to do. There is also a 16-acre conservation area managed by Inverness Parks, allowing for residents to enjoy the tranquility of a natural setting close to home. Additional recreational activities can be experienced with Baker’s Lake Nature Preserve nearby,

If you have school aged kids, Inverness Hills is an ideal neighborhood for top quality schools. As reported by, the of the public schools for this neighborhood, both Marion Jordan Elementary, and William Fremd High School are ranked a perfect 10, and have on average 4 and 5 star reviews from parents and community members.

2At the start of 2017, the Daily Herald published an excellent neighborhood spotlight article on Inverness Hills, with direct quotes from residents and additional details on the neighborhood characteristics. Of special note about this beautiful part of Inverness, is that while many original home owners remain, there is a growing trend of these homes coming onto the market, as some owners are looking to downsize, and families with young children are moving in.

If you are looking for a home within a vibrant community, which has maintained its rural roots, the Village of Inverness could just the place. Neighborhoods such as Inverness Hills have been able to retain the country character of this quiet and picturesque part of Cook County, by providing quality homes surrounded by beautiful acreage within welcoming communities.        

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