Founded in 1832 by Pierce Downer, the first settler in the area, the village of Downers Grove is located approximately 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. Located in DuPage County, the suburb has a population of about 50,000. It boasts abundant recreational activities, an excellent educational system, an attractive mix of housing... Show all »
Founded in 1832 by Pierce Downer, the first settler in the area, the village of Downers Grove is located approximately 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. Located in DuPage County, the suburb has a population of about 50,000. It boasts abundant recreational activities, an excellent educational system, an attractive mix of housing styles, and plentiful shopping opportunities. It is also the site of Good Samaritan Hospital- a Level 1 Trauma Center with approximately 650 physicians representing more than 55 specialties.
For recreation, residents have many activities from which to choose. They can exercise at the Downer Grove Park District's Recreation and Fitness Center; play some miniature golf, have a picnic or play some tennis at McCollum Park; relax at Hoopers Hollow Park; swim at the Indian Boundary YMCA; ice skate at the Downers Grove Ice Arena; bowl some games at Tivoli Bowl; participate in some volleyball, bowling or billiards at North Beach Downers Grove; or play a round of golf at the nine-hole Downers Grove Golf Course, established in 1892.
Education is a top priority in Downers Grove. Elementary and middle school students can choose from a large number of public and private schools; in addition the Avery Coonley School is a private, independent, non-denominational school for pre-schoolers, students in the lower grades and middle school students. High school students attend Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South high schools; both schools have had the honor of receiving the National Award for Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
There is housing in Downers Grove to fit all budgets. Higher priced properties include homes in subdivisions like Denburn Woods, Regency Grove, Bending Oaks and Orchard Brook; they feature large ranch homes and attractive two-story dwellings. There are also new townhouse developments including Mistwood and Villas of Bending Oaks that offer luxury housing. Downers Grove also features a variety of condos, townhomes and other single-family residences that list at lower prices. For shopping, residents have a large number of areas from which to choose.
In the heart of downtown Downers Grove, they can browse through home furnishing stores, book stores and upscale boutiques. Other shopping areas include the Butterfield/Finley Road shopping district near the intersection of I-355 and I-88; the 75th Street and Lemont Road shopping district on the south side of town; Green Knolls Shopping Center on the western part of town; Meadowbrook Shopping Center at 63rd Street and Woodward Avenue, also in west Downers Grove; Ogden Avenue shopping (Downers Plaza and the Main Street Mall at the northwest corner of Butterfield and Finley Roads.
For a bit of culture, residents can take advantage of the Downers Grove Oratorio Society, the DuPage County Symphony, the Downers Grove Artists Guild and the Downers Grove Art Festival, which is held on the second Saturday in September each year. The community's annual Heritage Festival is held on the last weekend in June, and features a street fair, arts and crafts show, antique auto exhibit, carnival rides and other attractions. Residents can also relax and listen to a free summertime concert provided by the Downers Grove Park District that is held at the Fishel Park band shell. « Show less
Over 6000 square feet of superb quality. Built by a builder for himself, this brick & stone home must be seen to appreciate the magnificence of such a masterfully crafted custom...
Over 6000 square feet of superb quality. Built by a builder for himself, this brick & stone home must be seen to appreciate the magnificence of such a masterfully crafted custom home. Flawless floorplan reflects the lifestyle of todays open concept. Superlative in every category & extreme attention to detail. From the breathtaking cathedral dining room, culinary kitchen with top selections,custom butler pantry,2 fireplaces, gorgeous cherry built ins throughout- this home was designed for the most discriminating buyer.Dual Master suites, generous bedrooms w/custom closets & luxury baths. 13 ft basement is an absolute knockout w game rm,exercise,rec room & more. Custom designed outdoor living space includes gas start outdoor fireplace & custom lighting.Stellar showroom quality 3 car garage. Located on one of the best blocks in Downers Grove-create front porch memories while steps away from coveted Randall Park,vibrant Downtown & express trains. Award winning Whittier School. Perfection.
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Well maintained home on park like private lot w/public sewer & Lake Michigan water on nearly half an acre.SS appls,hardwd flooring in LR & bedrooms,ceiling fans,oversized,...
Well maintained home on park like private lot w/public sewer & Lake Michigan water on nearly half an acre.SS appls,hardwd flooring in LR & bedrooms,ceiling fans,oversized, bright Fam Rmw/new frieze carpet & paint. Beautiful, brand new Granite countertops and New SS Dishwasher. Oversized 2 car heated garage,shed.Nearly half acre w/vegetable garden and maintained grounds,Roof & furnace-1yr,CAC-5 yrs,concrete crawl.Generator,Snow blower/riding mower incl.Close to great schools,shopping & I355.Low taxes, Great Downers Grove Schools.
Meticulously clean & very well maintained downtown downers grove condo that has a great floor plan and is truly in move in condition! Awesome double sided gas log fireplace...
Meticulously clean & very well maintained downtown downers grove condo that has a great floor plan and is truly in move in condition! Awesome double sided gas log fireplace between dining & living room. Expansive master suite w/his & her 6'x5' walk in closets, master bath w/soaking tub, separate shower & double sink vanity. Large kitchen w 42' oak cabinets, bright & sunny eating area w/table space. Quality pella sliding glass door & windows with upscale treatments, 13'x6' non slip floor balcony, in-unit laundry room. High ceilings throughout. Newer carpet & fresh neutral paint. Clean, quiet, secure (security locks & tv door monitor), elevator building w/very nice exercise room, indoor heated garage & generously sized storage area! Plenty of visitor parking. Steps from beautiful parks, quaint shops, upscale dining & metra station! Highly rated & much desired north school district. Beautiful unit that won't last long!
Location, Location!! Great opportunity in Longmeadow Subdivision. North Downers Grove neighborhood close to downtown Downers Grove, I-88 corridor, major shopping centers, and...
Location, Location!! Great opportunity in Longmeadow Subdivision. North Downers Grove neighborhood close to downtown Downers Grove, I-88 corridor, major shopping centers, and Top Rated Downers Grove Schools. Solid 3 bedroom 3 full bath home needs work but well worth the effort. Master has walk-in closet and private full bath. All bedrooms have hardwood floors. Master bath and hall bath have been updated. Living room and dining room have vaulted ceilings. Lower level offers family room, den/4th bedroom, full bath, and laundry/utility room. Large treed & fenced yard, 2 car attached garage. Bring your decorating ideas and make this home your own. Being sold As-Is.
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KELLER WILLIAMS PREMIERE PROPERTIES
Excellent real estate investment property. Look, no further this residential income property has it all. Solid brick duplex located one block to the metra, and in walk to town,...
Excellent real estate investment property. Look, no further this residential income property has it all. Solid brick duplex located one block to the metra, and in walk to town, schools (dgn high school) & park location. Each unit has 3 bedrooms, 1.1 baths, eat-in kitchen, living room with vaulted ceiling, hardwood floors, finished lower level, laundry room, 2 car garage, yard and patio. Duplex has been completely updated through-out. Each unit is separately metered for electric, gas water and sewer. Each tenant pays there own utilities plus garbage and snow removal. Upon request property operating data, expenses, gross and net operating income, cash flow and annual assumptions.
The seemingly effortless feeling of this home reflects the assurance of its owners & creates a safe haven for family living. Thoughtfully placed on a wooded corner with amazing...
The seemingly effortless feeling of this home reflects the assurance of its owners & creates a safe haven for family living. Thoughtfully placed on a wooded corner with amazing curb appeal. So much to offer-- gracious formals, study, den,family room, & gourmet kitchen with high-end commercial appliances, breakfast room surrounded with large windows & french door to paver brick patio. Upstairs level features master suite with luxurious bath & romantic fireplace, 2nd floor laundry room, 3 bedrooms, & large bonus room. Lower level has two huge storage rooms,recreation area with bar, fireplace, & full bath with steam shower. All within walking distance to great schools.
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RE/MAX SIGNATURE HOMES
Highly sought after and newly remodeled first floor unit with sliding door to patio, custom glazed white cabinetry w/ granite countertops, stainless appliances and new ceramic...
Highly sought after and newly remodeled first floor unit with sliding door to patio, custom glazed white cabinetry w/ granite countertops, stainless appliances and new ceramic tiles! Brand new carpeting and paint throughout!. Gorgeous remodeled bathroom with matching glazed white vanity with extended granite tops and designer tile!! 2 outdoor pools and club house for all your special occasions. Walking distance to shopping, park and schools. Come quick as these units simply don't last long.
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PRIME REAL ESTATE GROUP INC
Move right into this top-floor condo with a private balcony overlooking the pond! This unit is located in an elevator building and features laminate hardwood flooring...
Move right into this top-floor condo with a private balcony overlooking the pond! This unit is located in an elevator building and features laminate hardwood flooring throughout, a modern kitchen, in-unit laundry, and a heated garage space. This condo truly has it all. You will love this serene location that is still close to everything. The condo also includes a new furnace and a/c unit, ceiling fans in the living room and bedrooms, and additional storage. Schedule your showing today!
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CHOICE REALTY PARTNERS, LTD
You're not dreaming! This property has been exceptionally well-kept with not a thing to worry about! 3 bed, 2 bath ranch includes spacious living room with hardwood floors,...
You're not dreaming! This property has been exceptionally well-kept with not a thing to worry about! 3 bed, 2 bath ranch includes spacious living room with hardwood floors, large bay window and built in-shelving. Combined dining room offers a built-in buffet and sliding glass door to rear patio. Updated kitchen with a clean and bright vibe and plenty of cabinet & counter space. Ample living space included in the family room and den with a fireplace and built-ins. Master bedroom includes hardwood floors and attached updated bath with double sinks. Separate laundry room with utility tub and exterior access. Nice sized backyard with storage shed and patio. Located across the street from El Sierra School and only 1/2 a mile to popular McCollum Park! Please see the complete and detailed remodel history and floor plan under additional information.
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WENZEL SELECT PROPERTIES, LTD.
Great opportunity to own totally remodeled large home on corner lot with 4 car tandem garage. Large living and dining room combo with hardwood flooring. First floor 2 bedrooms...
Great opportunity to own totally remodeled large home on corner lot with 4 car tandem garage. Large living and dining room combo with hardwood flooring. First floor 2 bedrooms with 2 bath's. Spacious kitchen overlooking eat-in area and sun-room/ sitting area with many windows and back exit to large deck. Oak staircase to second floor large loft. Loft has build in book cases and skylights. Master bedroom with walk-in closet and shared master bath with double sink, separate shower & Jacuzzi. Another bedroom with sitting area or nursery. New carpeting and light fixtures. Large basement waiting to be finished. Huge garage could be used as workshop, storage for small boat. Downers Grove North High School. ~ Easy access to I-88 and I-355. Nothing to do but bring the furniture and move in!
To be built in prime downers grove location. Walk to train. Upgraded trim package throughout. Master br suite with tray ceiling, whirlpool bath, separate shower. 1st floor...
To be built in prime downers grove location. Walk to train. Upgraded trim package throughout. Master br suite with tray ceiling, whirlpool bath, separate shower. 1st floor den/bedroom with full bath. Double crown molding, transom window doorways, 4th br with ensuite bath, gourmet kitchen. Similar home located at 4529 bryan place. Spring completion. Finished basement with bath. Downers grove north high school.
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