Quickly becoming one of the most popular suburbs in the Chicago Metropolitan area, Oak Forest is a gorgeous community located within Cook County.

Only a 30 minute drive from the south of downtown Chicago, Oak Forest is the perfect bedroom community encompassed by many other beautiful Chicago areas including Tinley Park, Midlothian, Country Club Hills, and Markham. 

Oak Forest is the perfect blend between long time residents who love to bask in the peacefulness and greenery of the area, as well as newcomers who can't resist the pull of a family-friendly neighborhood with top-rated schools. 

A charming community which has found the perfect balance between quiet and all of the amenities you need, as well as the peacefulness yet excitement of outdoor living with endless nature areas and recreational trails. 

Beautiful Family Homes 

Homes in Oak Forest largely consist of beautiful single-family homes, as well as townhomes for those families who may be just looking to buy a starter home or for a couple. 

The beauty of living in a community that is near Chicago, yet not in the heart of the city, are the more affordable housing prices. With the average price of homes in Chicago landing at around the $250,000 mark, you can enjoy all of the beauty and excitement that Chicago has to offer while also not breaking the bank on a new, stunning home. 

With even larger and more luxury houses ranging upwards of $600,000 or higher, you can truly appreciate the value of remarkable real estate in Oak Forest. 

Many of the homes offer oversized front and backyards, perfect for hosting friends and family for get togethers involving plenty of room for the kids to run around and the adults to get to some delicious BBQing. 

There are also several plots of land for sale around the community itself, offering opportunity for building your dream home or even potential for investment. 

The possibility for investment doesn't end there, with some commercial real estate for sale which is perfect for your own business or the potential for growth in the future. 

One Of Chicago's Premier Suburbs

Not only does Oak Forest offer incredible real estate at prices difficult to find around such a large and popular metropolitan city, but it also offers the lifestyle you don't need to travel into the city for to find the excitement you need. 

The highlight of Oak Forest being the unbelievable Cook County Forest Preserve, a stunning nature preserve spanning across 640 acres and offers beautiful recreational trails and nature areas perfect to spend the day and explore. 

Oak Forest offers even more opportunity for outdoor fun with camping in Camp Sullivan, as well as golfing at the George Dunne National Golf Course which is recognized in Golf Digest as the best golf course in the region. 

Rich in Irish culture, Oak Forest is home to the Chicago Gaelic Park which is one of the largest Irish cultural centers in the country, and holds many festivities throughout the year. 

Raising a family in Oak Forest is truly a dream with countless top-rated schools in the beloved Tinley Park School District, you can be rest assured your children are getting the education they deserve.  

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