Little Bear Lake


$220KTotal Value
Little Bear Lake, Illinois

Little Bear Lake real estate is considered a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and lake lots in Illinois.

Little Bear Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $218,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

About Little Bear Lake
Part of Vernon Hills

The Village of Vernon Hills, home to Little Bear Lake, is a desirable suburb of North Chicago.

Right beside the lake sits a hub of businesses, including Walmart, Hawthorn Mall, restaurants, and other services. If needed, O’Hare International Airport or a great selection of Hospitals are less than 40 miles away.

Picturesque Views Among 2 Lakes

Little Bear Lake is as pretty as a picture; stone walls border the lake giving it a clean, modern look. Its waters cover 26 acres while its neighbor, Big Bear Lake, covers 25 acres.

It is the perfect setting for an afternoon walk, picnic, or watching the sunset. A paved walkway winds all around the lake, even across a bridge to Little Bear Island.

Continue on the path to tour Big Bear Lake and have access to its fishing pier and boat launch. The lake holds a population of largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, and carp.

Amenities of the Village

Century Park is home to the community’s sledding hill, a wintertime favorite, playgrounds, sports fields and courts, and an ice skating rink.

The village includes many other parks with hiking trails and pavilions, as well as the Vernon Hills Sports Complex and skate park. The Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center features two pools with fountains and kiddie play areas.

Lakeview Fitness is the perfect place to get in shape, offering classes, personal training, and an area to occupy the kids.

You can choose from various programs, including sports leagues, swim teams, exercise classes, early childhood development, after school programs, day camps, and more.

Other Fun Activities

Little Bear Lake is just 10 miles west of Sunrise Park. It is a fabulous place boasting a large beach on the beautiful waters of Lake Michigan. On your way there you will pass several golf facilities that are sure to appeal to a golfer of any skill level.

Chicago houses countless shops and restaurants, as well as famous sights like Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Navy Pier, The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, or Skydeck Chicago.

Magnificent Location for Retirement, Raising a Family or Vacationing

Anyone would be fortunate to own a property on Little Bear Lake of the Vernon Hills Village, offering a wealth of amenities.