Budlong Woods

Budlong Woods

Chicago, Illinois Homes for Sale

About Budlong Woods

A quiet district tucked into Chicago's Lincoln Square area, Budlong Woods provides a pleasant cultural retreat on the north side of the city. Having been influenced by a number of cultures over decades, Budlong Woods provides a unique landing spot for those looking to settle down in an area with the peace and natural serenity of a neighborhood while still having access to all the personality and diversity of a Chicago district.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $99,900 to $595,000

Closed Prices: $75,000 to $815,000

Median Sale Price: $232,500

Average $ per sq ft: $214

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $89, $0 to $405/mo

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1899 to 2010

Sq. Ft.: 632 to 5066 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 5 Bathrooms

Around Budlong Woods

The streets are lined with houses that offer an array of architectural designs, giving the area a quaint charm. These homes, complete with small garages and backyard spaces, will prove viable for those looking to bring a family unit into the neighborhood. Budlong Woods also has a number of smaller apartments and condos for sale at reasonable rates, helpful to those just starting out in the city.

The many cultural influences in this neighborhood's history come to light in the array of ethnic cuisines that can be found here. Those with a taste for sashimi should track down the excellent Japanese fare, while residents with a craving for gyros can enjoy exquisite Greek dining. Middle Eastern and Colombian foods are also on the menu, allowing visitors to sample a full global buffet on the north side of Chicago.

Being an area that is affordable, kid-friendly, and relatively quiet, Budlong Woods tends to attract a number of married couples and family units. The neighborhood's history of diversity attracts a wide variety of people to its dwellings. However, people of all backgrounds and classes find a way to relate to each other and share in a common love for their city.

The bars and lounges in this area have a divey atmosphere and they definitely cater to locals. However, outsiders still venture into the neighborhood for some of the eclectic entertainment that Budlong Woods has to offer. Large groups may want to sample Korean-style karaoke, renting out a private room and singing into the early morning hours. Those who know where to look can also take part in some Friday night sporting action of a unique variety: turtle racing.

Head over to Legion Park for an afternoon out on the grass, whether you’re reading a book or playing a game of touch football. Take a walk along the trails here to see the river and enjoy the scenery, then break away from the park and head east to check out one of the local bakeries where you can pick up a warm treat and some coffee to go.

Locals Love

  • Unique home architecture.
  • Proximity to multiple parks.
  • A peaceful neighborhood with plenty of spirit.

Locals Don't Love

  • Rowdy crowds.
  • Long Brown Line rides to downtown.
  • Distance from Lake Michigan.

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