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Ranked the second most affluent neighborhood in the United States by Forbes, Kenilworth is peaceful village 15 miles North of Downtown Chicago. One of the newest of the nine suburban North Shore communities bordering Lake Michigan, Kenilworth is the only one developed as a planned community.
The properties in Kenilworth are known to be luxurious single-family homes that range in style from Victorian mansions to distinguished single-family homes. Famous people have called Kenilworth home including: Christopher George Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy, and billionaire co-owner of Reyes Holdings Inc, Jude Reyes.
Kenilworth has its share of natural beauty. The Kenilworth Beach on Lake Michigan is divided into a sailing beach and a bathing beach. The Ware Garden is a public courtyard on the East Side where many residents walk their dogs.
Kenilworth has its own public school district, with its only school being Joseph Sears School, named after the founder of the village.
This cozy and intimate village highlights the simplicity of life.
Kenilworth offers residents a new community with a small, rural feel, as it was developed more recently as a planned community. Here, you’ll find a combination of natural beauty, upscale local businesses and a resource-laden public school system.
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In the friendly area of Kenilworth you’ll be in good company with around 2,430 residents with around 93% of those homeowners. With an average age of 45, the residents of Kenilworth are well established, made up of families of all age groups. Though fairly kicked back throughout the week, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement. Over the recent months roughly 23 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $2,104,348. That is an increase of $332,672 from the previous period.
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