New Lenox

New Lenox is a growing village community near Joliet, and a few miles southwest of Chicago, Illinois. Home to a range of quality schools, neighborhoods, a world-class hospital, and parks, New Lenox is also a haven for the performing arts with a busy schedule of family-friendly community events. 

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New Lenox Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $480K
Lowest Price $44.9K
Highest Price $6.2M
Total Listings 231
Avg. Days On Market 165
Avg. Price/SQFT $168

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Real Estate in New Lenox, IL

Homes around the center of New Lenox, near the intersection of New Lenox Road and Cedar Road, tend to be mid-sized family homes, ranchers, and minimal-traditional cottages occupying generous lots of different sizes and shapes, hemmed in by mature trees and straight streets.

The more outer suburbs of New Lenox offer more modern real estate options, including larger single-family homes in a variety of stately designs and styles, from Colonial farmhouses to Federalist-inspired mansions. Many of the large homes built in the 90s and early 2000s feature unadorned windows, pale sandy exteriors in brick and vinyl siding, and forward-facing garages and gables.

Overall, the homes for sale in New Lenox will offer excellent variety, displaying an excellent mix of old and new, large and small, with the fantastic location of New Lenox itself a constant.

New Lenox Community Information

New Lenox is located approximately 6 miles east of Joliet in Will County, Illinois. The scenic hickory creek flows past the northern edge of downtown New Lenox, marking a string of parks and green spaces which culminate in the expansive Hickory Creek Preserve to the west.

New Lenox has many convenient access routes that make travel to Joliet and surrounding areas, including Chicago, a breeze. Highways like Route 6, Route 30, the I-80, and I-355 all make their way through or past New Lenox. These routes are also the location of many businesses, commercial centers, and services, including restaurants and shopping centers.

A short distance north, near the intersection of Route 6 and Interstate 355, there is Silver Cross Hospital, a cutting-edge medical complex that houses the best rehabilitation center in the country as well as the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The area around New Lenox is also slated for a number of future exciting developments sure to bring many more attractions, business, and economic opportunities.

In all, New Lenox covers around 15 square miles of green residential neighborhoods interspersed with farmland, a forested waterway, parks, and a string of businesses along the Route 30 Highway.

Attractions & Amenities

New Lenox is a community with a lot to offer both residents and visitors. For a start, there are parks and green spaces like Hickory Creek Preserve, Lion’s Den Park, Haines Wayside Park, and the Old Plank Road Trail - a wide multi-use trail extending from east Joliet all the way to Chicago Heights, where it joins up with the extensive trail system running up and down Thorn Creek.

The pride of the New Lenox community is the large New Lenox Commons, which includes a bank, police department, library, and village hall. At the center of the commons is a large pond, Performing Arts Pavilion amphitheater, and green. The site regularly hosts musical events, festivals, and movie showings that are a great way to spend time with the family and meet your neighbors.

For golfers, there is the Sanctuary Golf Course on the banks of Hickory Creek.

Further afield there are many more parks and preserves to visit, as well as idyllic farmland, the nearby town of Joliet, and, of course, the great city of Chicago.

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