About Hawthorn Woods
Incorporated as a village in 1958, Hawthorn woods is located 40 miles northwest of Chicago's Loop. The community is known for its large open spaces, various parks and scenic natural landscape.
Hawthorn Woods offers single-family homes ranging from smaller farmhouses to stately mansions. The average sales price for a single-family home in the Hawthorn Woods MLS area was $422,830 in 2012 (source: Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC).
Students in Hawthorn Woods attend schools within Fremont School District 79, Lake Zurich School District 95 and Kildeer Countryside School District 96. High School students are served by Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lake Zurich High School and Mundelein High School. Transportation options for residents and visitors include the Tri-State Tollway, which is located to the east of the village, and a Metra station in neighboring Barrington, which provides direct access to and from downtown Chicago.
The community offers residents a number of recreational activities thanks to its aquatic center, numerous parks, and the private Hawthorn Woods Country Club, which has an 18-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. The community also features outdoor concerts in the summer, a farmer's market, and Family Fun Fest, which takes place every fall.