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Mettawa

Situated 29 miles northwest of Chicago's Loop, Mettawa is a small town characterized by its beautiful open lands and rural, equestrian setting. Named after a Potawatomi chief who once lived in the area, Mettawa was incorporated as a village in 1960.

Mettawa real estate includes a variety of sprawling single-family homes on expansive lots. The average sales price for a single-family home in the community was $770,846 in 2012 (source: Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC).

The village of Mettawa is served by a number of nearby elementary school districts, including Hawthorn Community Consolidated School District 73, Libertyville School District 70, Rondout Elementary School 72 and Lincolnshire-Prairie Elementary District 103. High School students attend Adlai E. Stevenson High School and Libertyville High School. Located just west of the Tri-State Tollway, Mettawa is easily accessible by car.

Various trails can be found throughout Mettawa for walking and bicycling. The village also offers eight horse stables and five forest preserves, which are maintained by The Lake County Forest Preserve District. Neighboring communities such as Libertyville and Vernon Hills provide an abundance of nearby shopping and dining opportunities. Notable residents of Mettawa include Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte and legendary commentator and producer, Bill Kurtis.

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Featured Mettawa Listings

Here are 12 out of 13 listings in Mettawa

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Blue line at Rosemont

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Brown line at Kimball

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Green line at Harlem/Lake

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Orange line at Clark/Lake

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Pink line at Kedzie

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Purple line at Linden

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Red line at Howard

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Yellow line at Skokie

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BNSF Railway line at S Cicero Ave Metra

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Heritage Corridor line at Union Station

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Metra Electric Blue Island Branch line at S Racine Ave Metra

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Metra Electric Main Branch line at Millenium Station

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Metra Electric South Chicago Branch line at 67th St Metra

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Milwaukee District North line at Lake Forest Metra

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Milwaukee District West line at Medinah Metra

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North Central Service line at Vernon Hills Metra

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Rock Island District line at Chicago LaSalle St Metra

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South Shore line at Millenium Station

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Southwest Service line at Union Station

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Union Pacific North line at Lake Forest Metra

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Union Pacific Northwest line at Palatine Metra

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Union Pacific West line at Elmhurst
$1,213,808
Average Sale Price
185
Average Days On The Market
87%
Sales Prices VS. List Price
Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.

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