Urban Sophistication in Suburban Palatine

Real Estate


1Palatine Township has a lot to offer homeowners and families who want to live away from a major metropolitan area, such as Chicago, and yet have easy access to the finer things which city life often provides. The neighborhoods around Palatine Township each have their own unique character, reflecting a variety of lifestyles. Chestnut Woods is one neighborhood where you can find the finer things within sprawling 4-5 bedroom homes, perfect for urban sophistication mixed in with family comfort.

You may wonder how a suburban neighborhood could reflect urban sophistication. Within Chestnut Woods, when you look at the demographics of the neighborhood, you will see how this can be so. According to Neighborhood Scout, an online community discovery resource, Chestnut Woods (covering an area around Roselle Rd. and W. Euclid Ave.) is a unique neighborhood where many professionals, with and without children, seek to make their home a sanctuary of luxury, while actively supporting public community programs and causes such as theater and galleries, and charitable organizations.

2The expansive square footage and property lots around Chestnut Woods allow this neighborhood to highlight the finer things in life, including top quality architecture. While the majority of the homes in this area were built between the 1970s and 1990s, there has been continued new construction through to the present. A drive around Chestnut Woods will reveal older properties with a colonial or farmhouse character to their construction. Newer homes often harken back to the beauty of craftsman era style homes.

Regardless of when a house was built, if it is in the Chestnut Woods neighborhood, there will be several bedrooms and bathrooms, and two to three floors on average. According to the latest statistics from City-Data, the majority of the homes here have on average nine rooms, plenty of space to raise a family, entertain and pursue hobbies or passions at home. The average value of these homes as of 2015 was at $530,854. A look at current listings will reveal homes ranging from $375,000 to as high as $850,000.

Beyond the sprawling properties within Chestnut Woods, the location is an ideal for enjoying life in Palatine Township. Beautiful green spaces such as Palatine Prairie Nature Reserve and Riemer Reservoir Park are this neighborhood’s backyard play ground. Add in the proximity to Inverness Golf Club, and it’s easy to get out for recreational entertainment.

If you are looking to move to the Palatine area, from near or far, Chestnut Woods is a beautiful neighborhood worth looking into. When you are ready to buy, or sell a home, you want to work with a Realtor® who cares about the community as much as their clients. We are ready to put our expertise to work for you. Learn more at our website, DriscollProperty.com, then contact the Driscoll Properties Team at 847-533-6786 to help you discover the home of your dreams