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The Village of Hawthorn Woods is located approximately 35 miles Northwest of Chicago, and has an inviting, pastoral feel. Most of its 7,500 residents live in Hawthorn Woods because of its natural beauty and a true sense of community. The Village Hall, located "the barn", is an iconic structure in Hawthorn Woods and appropriately represents the Village’s values and rural traditions.
Residents in Hawthorn Woods enjoy many recreational activities. A state of the art Aquatic Center has two pools, diving boards, water slides, and spray equipment for children. The main Hawthorn Woods Community Park has a large sledding hill, sports fields, playground equipment, a roller hockey rink, and a gazebo. Nearby Lakewood Forest Preserve offers miles of bike trails, horseback riding trails, sledding, and more.
Hawthorn Woods is also home to the Foglia YMCA - a full service fitness, health and wellness center. There are many kid sports programs, adult fitness classes, a preschool program and more. Many parents stop in for a quick workout – and utilize the YMCA daycare.
Some residents enjoy Hawthorn Woods Country Club – an Arnold Palmer signature golf courst that was developed in 2006. The CC has great facilities with a pool and fitness center, dining, and social events.
Summertime in Hawthorn Woods offers residents a chance to congregate at the weekly Friday Farmers Market followed by live music with the weekly “Concert in the Park” series. And there is an outstanding 4th of July celebration with live music, a Firework display, and a nice community parade (which is great for the kids). Wintertime activities include the annual tree lighting ceremony, a visit with Santa at Village Hall, and more.
Hawthorn Gardens is a full garden center and gift store. A great place to shop for your plants & flowers, and seasonal items.
In close proximity is Deer Park Town Center, which is a great lifestyle center shopping area. You can find any store you need at Deer Park, and PLENTY of dining options.
Hawthorn Woods has excellent schools – some of Illinois’ best. Most homes fall into either Lake Zurich school district 95, or Stevenson High School District 125. Stevenson consistently ranks in the top five high schools in the state of Illinois, and Lake Zurich continues to climb the ranks year after year. There are also some fabulous private schools available – both elementary and high schools.;
The housing in Hawthorn Woods encompasses a wide variety of styles – from spacious ranch homes to two story colonials and newer luxury homes with great architectural accents. Many properties in the community are situated on 1 acre parcels, and true to its name, Hawthorn Woods is very picturesque with mature trees and a beautiful landscape.
If you’re looking for a beautiful suburb with space, natural beauty, great schools, and a strong sense of community, then Hawthorn Woods is a great option. Give us a call if you want to explore. The Luby Group is one of the top RE teams in Illinois, and we would be happy to give you a tour of the town.