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Glen Ellyn
Real Estate and Suburb Information

Glen Ellyn Overview

Glen Ellyn is located 25 miles outside of Chicago, with the city easily accessible via Metra or the I-88 and I-290. Residents are never far from parks and outdoor activities, fine dining, and boutique shopping experiences. A vibrant and prosperous community, Glen Ellyn was awarded “Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine. Even as a bustling suburb, Glen Ellyn has maintained its community-centered focus.

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Glen Ellyn real estate is at the epicenter of DuPage County, often referred to as the “Jewel of the Western Suburbs”. It consists of a variety of single-family homes, like ranch-style houses and English brick homes. Beautiful luxury homes with no expense spared can be found throughout the affluent village, with many waterfront properties and quiet cul-de-sac locations that evoke a sense of tranquility. Glen Ellyn homes boast spacious yards, ideal for enjoying the outdoors. The village boasts verdant parks and waterways, with Lake Ellyn Park on the National Register of History Places.

Glen Ellyn History

Glen Ellyn suburb

The village of Glen Ellyn was named for well-known author and resident Thomas E. Hall’s wife Ellen, drawing inspiration from her Welsh heritage and the area’s lush glens. Glen Ellyn was dubbed the “Village of Volunteers” in 1907 after the founding of DuPage County’s first all-volunteer fire department – the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Department is still active this day. Glen Ellyn is located 25 miles outside of Chicago, with the city easily accessible via Metra or the I-88 and I-290. Residents are never far from parks and outdoor activities, fine dining, and boutique shopping experiences. The Village Links of Glen Ellyn is a top-rated championship golf course, and has hosted 46 USGA and PGA Tour Qualifying events. A vibrant and prosperous community, Glen Ellyn was awarded “Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine. Even as a bustling suburb, Glen Ellyn has maintained its community-centered focus.

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As suburban experts, Dream Town has successfully sold properties in Glen Ellyn. Dream Town holds a well-earned reputation for its impressive sales volume and dedication to personal, attentive service. Benefit from the Dream Town advantage when selling your Glen Ellyn home. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, Dream Town drives more sales than any other Chicago brokerage.

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Schools In The Glen Ellyn Area

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