Hawthorn Woods- Real Estate Where What When and Why's

Real Estate Sales Representative with Coldwell Banker Long Grove

Hawthorn Woods- why its time to buy real estate in this wonderful community?

Are you considering moving to the Hawthorn Woods area?  Hawthorn Woods, Illinois  currently has great real estate for sale and  like most cities today,it is definitely a buyer's market.  

Allow me to give you an overview of  Hawthorn Woods and  the most common questions my real estate clients ask when they are  considering relocating to the Hawthorn Woods area. 

Where is Hawthorn Woods as it relates to Chicago?

Hawthorn Woods, Illinois is located in Lake County about 40 Miles Northwest of Chicago.  If you are driving on the toll way from Chicago to Hawthorn Woods, you would exit off of Route 22 and head west. Hawthorn Woods is approximately 45 minutes without any traffic to Chicago's downtown and with traffic, your guess is a good as mine.  Hawthorn Woods is bordered by Long Grove on the east and southeast, Kildeer on the south, Lake Zurich on the southwest, and North Barrington on the west. The village covers an area of approximately 5.4 square miles, and is predominately a residential community.

What is the average price of a home in Hawthorn Woods?

In 2009 the average price of a home selling in Hawthorn Woods was $501,799

Are there any foreclosures or short sales in Hawthorn Woods?

Yes, there are a number of short sales and foreclosures in Hawthorn Woods.

How is the shopping in Hawthorn Woods?

Only 2 miles South East of Hawthorn Woods, you will find quaint shopping, great restaurants and unbelievable and unique boutiques in the adjacent town of Long Grove.  Just a few miles away on its western border you can find other fine shopping in Deer Park.   Stores include Best Buy, Crate and Barrel, Gap, Pottery Barn, etc.   

How are the schools in Hawthorn Woods?

The Schools in Hawthorn Woods are excellent!  The following is a list of the schools that serve the homes in Hawthorn Woods.  Before buying real estate in one of the Hawthorn Woods neighborhoods, always check the school report card of the specific school to see if it fits the needs of your family. 



May Whitney

Spencer Loomis


Country Meadows


Lake Zurich Middle School North


Woodlawn Middle School




Lake Zurich High School

Mundelein High School District 120

Stevenson High School District 125

Carmel High School Private


What else can you tell me about Hawthorn Woods?

Hawthorn Woods is a quiet community featuring nine parks and over 80 acres of parkland area. Families and nature lovers can enjoy their summers biking or hiking the many trails,  as well as skating and sledding in the winter.

Every year Hawthorn Woods  sponsors  a wonderful Concert in the Park Series in the month of June, July and August.  It's a wonderful time to enjoy great music in a relaxed atmosphere.

Since 2000, the population of Hawthorn Woods has grown very quickly due to new developments, and as of 2009, numbers over 7,000 people.


The above information regarding was provided by Judy Greenberg, Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Judy's websites, www.buffalogrovehomes.com and www.judygreenberg.com provide all the infomation necessary to make informed decisions about buying a home in Hawthorn Woods.

Judy can be reached at 847-602-5435 or via email at info@buffalogrovehomes.com. Judy has helped people move in and out of  the Chicago Northwest  Suburbs. including but not limited to Hawthorn Woods,  Lake Zurich, Vernon Hills, Long Grove, Kildeer, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire,  and Wheeling Illinois




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If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs, you have come to the right place...  Call or text me at 847-602-5435


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Gary Woltal
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Judy, you are ALWAYS educating me. I didn't know a thing about Hawthorn Woods prior to landing here today. But then again, I just need to call the LOCAL EXPERT Judy Greenberg and she has all the answers anyway. I love having the mix of quaint shopping and the big box stores. Something for everyone.

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With all this local information you have been providing, you have to be getting some pretty good Google juice from this. I bet your clients are pleased to no end to know they have you on their side!


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