Time Out magazine recently ranked Avondale 16th on their list of the “51 Coolest Neighborhoods in the World” and it’s easy to see why. This happening enclave has a dynamic dining scene, hip local shops, a diverse population, and a wide array of real estate to choose from. Read more about what to expect from Avondale homes for sale below.

Located on the northwest side of Chicago, Avondale is known for its diverse population, beautiful architecture and small businesses and shops. The Avondale real estate market has something for everyone with a great mix of single family homes, luxury condos, modern townhouses, and apartment buildings. For this reason, the neighborhood attracts people from all demographics, including families, professionals and real estate investors.

Read more about what makes Avondale real estate so highly sought after below or browse the most current listings to find your perfect home!

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The real estate in Avondale is as diverse as its population. You’ll find homes to suit all lifestyles in this hip neighborhood, from gorgeous vintage homes to new construction properties, stylish lofts, and apartment and condo buildings that make for great investment properties.

Luxury homes in Avondale are typically new construction or established homes that have been updated with contemporary finishes and features. Higher end homes often have multiple open floor plans, multiple bedrooms and flex rooms that can be converted to guest bedrooms, home offices or studios. Gourmet kitchens have state-of-the-art appliances and decks and backyards are perfect for relaxing and entertaining.

Families will find plenty of single family homes in Avondale including detached and attached houses. Common features include hardwood floors, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, decks, garages and laundry rooms. Some also have finished basements that can be used for storage or as additional suites. 

Avondale condos tend to be spacious and bright with large windows that let natural light in. Many have decks or balconies, modern kitchen and bathrooms, and garages or parking spaces. Many condo buildings are conveniently located within walking distance of shops, restaurants and public transportation.

Real estate investors will find plenty of properties that can generate rental income. Multi-unit properties are often move-in ready and can be used as short or mid-term rentals. Occasionally you’ll find rare gems that can be used as-is or converted to condos or duplexes.

Amenities in Avondale

When you own a home in Avondale, you have everything you need right at your doorstep. A short stroll will take you to exciting restaurants and bars, independent shops, grocery stores, and fitness centers. And if you can’t find it in Avondale, you can hop on the L train to access everything Chicago has to offer.

Avondale is fast becoming known as a foodie destination thanks to its diverse mix of cultures. The neighborhood has some of Chicago’s best Polish and Mexican restaurants. You’ll also find Korean, Argentinian and Indian cuisine. Highly rated spots include Taqueria Mazamitla for tacos, Honey Butter Fried Chicken, and Parachute for Korean-American fare.

If you want a night out on the town, you have plenty of options in Avondale. Metropolitan Brewing makes great German-style lagers and has a beautiful riverfront patio. Avondale Bowl has an 8-lane bowling alley and serves cold beers and cocktails. Small bar is a trendy corner bar that has over 200 beers on offer.

Families with school-aged children will find plenty of education options in and around Avondale. Students can attend public schools including elementary, middle and high schools, as well as private schools and magnet schools.

If you're looking to buy, sell, or rent real estate in Avondale, contact Chicago Real Estate Mall for expert local real estate advice and insight.