Lakewood definitely lives up to its name with an abundance of six lakes and private beach access to Crystal Lake.
The McHenry County village also is home to four golf courses, nature trails, private parks, walking and bicycle paths and a forest preserve.
Residents enjoy the area’s wide-open spaces and convenient commute via the nearby Crystal Lake Metra Station. Homes include a mix of vintage, mid-century modern and newer large, traditional homes set on larger lots. The Turnberry subdivision is popular for its multiple private lakes.
The majority of students are served by Crystal Lake elementary and high schools, while some subdivisions are within the Huntley School District 158.