Oak Forest

The City of Oak Forest is surrounded by beautiful greenery. Located within Cook County, you’ll be close to the Forest Preserve, approximately 640 acres of beautiful recreational trails and nature areas. Residents enjoy access to top-rated schools, many amenities, and popular commuter routes. Oak Forest is a blend of new and life-long residents and is quickly becoming one of the premiere suburbs in the Chicago Metropolitan area. Neighboring communities include Tinley Park, Midlothian, Markham, and Country Club Hills.

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Oak Forest Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $512K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $23.5M
Total Listings 31,402
Avg. Days On Market 176
Avg. Price/SQFT $271

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Oak Forest, IL Real Estate

The Oak Forest real estate market has it all! Whether you are searching for that perfect piece of land to build the home or business of your dreams or the perfect home you’ll have no shortage of choices.

Find spacious lots suitable for building your dream home, or the perfect space to start or expand your business.

When it comes to residential properties for sale in Oak Forest, you’ll find a variety of beautiful, traditional, brick homes, and step-ranch homes. Open the front door and be greeted by vaulted or even cathedral ceilings, and meticulously updated homes with a variety of unique finishes and features. Single-family homes range in size from two to four bedrooms, with the occasional five-bedroom home.

Parts of Oak Forest offer a more rural feel and are ideal for people who want to be closer to a city center while enjoying the benefits of rural living. You’ll also find many cul-de-sacs within the community.

Real estate in Oak Forest largely consists of beautiful single-family homes of various constructions and styles, such as modern, contemporary, or classical builds, which are perfect for those looking for a wide spectrum of options when searching for their dream home. 

Townhomes in Oak Forest are also widely popular, with many presenting beautifully classical exteriors and renovated or upgraded interiors with modern and sleek finishes and features throughout and stunning trimmings. 

Oak Forest real estate boasts beautiful lawns that are well manicured and maintained, with little to no maintenance needed for homeowners once moving in, besides appreciating the beauty of the new yards of their new dream home from their large, picturesque windows. 

Oak Forest Community Information

Oak Forest, Illinois is conveniently located just 30 minutes south of downtown Chicago and is surrounded by several great neighborhoods including Tinley Park, Midlothian, Markham, and Country Club Hills. The Cook County Forest Preserve covers approximately 640 acres and provides residents and visitors with beautiful recreational trails and nature areas.


Camping in Oak Forest

Within the Cook County Forest Preserve, residents enjoy escaping day-to-day life by taking a camping trip to Camp Sullivan.

Oak Forest Golfing

Golf enthusiasts are attracted to the George Dunne National Golf Course. This course is recognized by Golf Digest as the best public golf course in the region and challenges golfers with 18 holes set within the Cook County Forest Preserve.

Oak Forest Culture

Oak Forest is a wonderfully diverse place where you will find a variety of cultures including one of the nation’s largest Irish cultural centers, The Chicago Gaelic Park. Here you can enjoy a number of festivals and events throughout the year.

School's in Oak Forest

When it comes to raising a family in Oak Forest, there is no shortage of top-rated schools. With access to the acclaimed Tinley Park School District, families can rest assured that their children can attend great schools.

Central Avenue is the hub for Oak Forest’s family, recreation, and civic activities. Here you’ll find the library, recreation center, and town hall.

Getting around in Oak Forest is a breeze! The well-planned infrastructure, transit, and access to major commuting routes make it easy to get from point A to point B regardless of where you are heading.

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