Murphy Lake


$1.8MTotal Value
Murphy Lake, Illinois

Murphy Lake real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Illinois for lake homes and lake lots.

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    About Murphy Lake
    Few Miles From O’Hare International Airport

    Located in Cook County just four miles from O’Hare International Airport, Murphy Lake is a reservoir in the neighborhood of Murphy Lake. It is a private lake, with only residents and guests being allowed access.

    The city of Evanston and Lake Michigan is located just 30 minutes from Murphy Lake.

    Outdoor Recreation

    There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature while living on Murphy Lake. Campground Road Woods, Algonquin Woods, Axehead Lake, Forest Preserves of Cook County, Catherine Chevalier Woods, and Centennial Park are all within five miles of the lake.

    Right across the street from Murphy Lake is the Iroquois Woods. The lake spans 44.4 acres, this scenic area is known for its red oak, white ash, basswood, and sugar maple trees. Visitors can enjoy walking, hiking, and picnicking in the woods, all while at home.

    Also located within walking distance of Murphy Lake is the Chippewa Woods. This area also gives you access to Axehead Lake. You can enjoy biking or walk on the Des Plaines River Trail.

    Visit Evanston, Illinois

    Just 30 minutes from Murphy Lake is the mid-size city of Evanston. Only 12 miles from downtown Chicago, this city has all the fun without the hassle.

    Visitors can visit the Grosse Point Lighthouse, Block Museum of Art, Evanston History Center, and more. This city has a lot of history.

    Several sandy beaches help you enjoy the relaxing tides of Lake Michigan.

    The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Murphy Lake is an excellent choice.