Life is at its finest in the Village of Homewood, a prominent south suburban community. The Village has earned top nods for its high quality of life from such well-known resources as Forbes, Chicago Magazine and the Chicago Tribune. Distinguishing features of this tight-knit community include award-winning schools and recreation programs, a well-known downtown area, a dynamic economy and a great housing spread.
The neighborhoods of Homewood are characterized by a wonderful mix of housing options, from modest homes and preserved historic dwellings to luxurious estates. Residents do not have to move out of town in order to move up, as Homewood offers a wide selection of quality homes priced from as low as $200,000 up through the multimillion-dollar range. The styles and sizes are just as diverse, adding to the value of living in this illustrious south suburban village.
Different family generations choose to stay in the Homewood area, with younger families laying roots in one of the many friendly, tree-lined neighborhoods and older residents taking advantage of local senior facilities. The 198-unit Freedom Village, a Carefree Development senior residential community in Homewood, is a fine choice for independent retirees. The village also hosts the South Suburban Rehabilitation Center, which offers an excellent Alzheimer and Memory Care Program in a compassionate, calm environment. Nearby, HCR ManorCare operates Arden Courts in Hazel Crest. The facility provides assisted living care to individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s or other memory impairments.