Brandenburg Lake


Brandenburg Lake, Illinois

The Brandenburg Lake real estate market is a tight inventory marketplace for lake property in Illinois.

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    About Brandenburg Lake
    Lake County, Illinois

    Brandenburg Lake is in Grant Township, Illinois, just over an hour from Chicago.

    This county has a population of over 700,000 people and is famous as a great spot to film movies. Lake County hosted classics such as "Batman Begins" and "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off."

    There are a couple of smaller airfields closer to Brandenburg Lake, but the largest major airport is O’Hare International, under an hour away from the lake. Urgent care can be provided at Northwestern Medicine Mchenry Hospital around 15 minutes away.

    Stock up on snacks and groceries at ALDI, less than two miles away, or try one of the local-recommended restaurants such as Rosati’s Pizza of Lakemoor, Leo’s Chicago Grill, PAWNEY’s Place, and Miller’s Dog N Suds Drive In.

    Cozy and Quaint

    Brandenburg Lake is a private, 75-acre area that does not allow gasoline engines, meaning residents can enjoy the lake peacefully.

    Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including sunfish, carp, catfish, pumpkinseed, crappie, rock bass, bream/bluegill, bullhead, white bass, perch, walleye, warmouth, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and northern pike.

    Entertainment Options

    History buffs should visit the beautiful Cuneo Museum and Gardens to view the Cuneo family collection of fine art and furnishings, set in a beautiful 100-acre estate. The museum now belongs to Loyola University Chicago.

    Sportsmen should be sure to go to either White Deer Run Golf Club or Vernon Hills Golf Course to have some fun off the water.

    The Hawthorn Mall has over 120 stores, perfect for a family shopping trip or a relaxing day out.

    Explore Nature

    Brandenburg Lake is part of the Volo Bog State Natural Area, which encompasses 900 acres of wetlands, forests, bogs, and prairies. Visitors come here for hiking, stargazing, and wildlife watching.

    Nature-lovers should go hiking on the three-mile Tamarack View Trail, also located in the Volo Bog State Natural Area.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Brandenburg Lake is an excellent choice.