Welcome to Kildeer

Though it wasn't developed until the 1950s, Kildeer has since transformed into a quaint village filled with unique opportunities. If you're looking to live a self-sufficient, private lifestyle in your own rural paradise without sacrificing access to everyday amenities, Kildeer could be your next home town. Here, you'll encounter custom-built residences on oversized lots, an overabundance of green space, and a community of friendly neighbors. Kildeer is truly an island of peaceful countryside surrounded by other larger suburbs—and its residents wouldn't have it any other way.

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At a Glance

Getting Around

Major roads: Highway 22, Highway 53, US-12
Lake Zurich: 10 minutes
Barrington: 12 minutes
Chicago: 50 minutes


Population: 4,012
County: Lake
Zip codes: 60047
Median home value: $696,000

Spotlights of Kildeer

Deer Park Town Center

The posh shops and restaurants of Deer Park Town Center await just minutes from the heart of Kildeer. This hub for on-trend retailers and eateries attracts thousands of visitors each year, and it's easily accessible via US-12. Barnes & Noble, Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill, Pottery Barn, and the Apple Store are just a few big names in Deer Park Town Center. This shopping center also has its own movie theater.

Deer Grove East

Nestled just south of Kildeer, Deer Grove East is a 1,500-acre preserve that offers trails for hikers, cyclists, and even cross-country skiers. The adjacent Dear Grove Forest Preserve offers additional acreage, as well as wildlife viewing areas, a model airplane flying field, and lake fishing. Four-legged friends—like dogs and horses—are welcome in the park, and you can even sled and ice skate during colder months.

Kemper Lakes Golf Club

Eager to hit the links? You'll find a number of public and private golf courses around Kildeer, but none of them hold a candle to the popular Kemper Lakes Golf Club. Since 1934, Kemper Lakes is one of only three courses in the state of Illinois that have hosted a major golfing championship, and famous players like Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, and Jack Nicklaus have all experienced these breathtaking fairways.

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What You'll LOVE in Kildeer

Kildeer is a community that's passionate about preserving its one-of-a-kind rural charm. But while it may seem remote, Kildeer is actually a stone's throw away from everything you could ever need. Here are a few more perks that come with living in Kildeer.

Nearby shopping and dining

Though Kildeer doesn't have many shops of its own, residents don't have to travel far to find just what they're looking for. The Shops at Kildeer offer everything from a Whole Foods to a Nordstrom Rack, and you'll find both Deer Park Town Center and The Quentin Collection right down US-12. Feeling hungry? Curb your cravings with a plate of pasta from Biaggi's or one of Uncle Julio's scratch-made margaritas.

Parks and recreation

Kildeer's dedication to preserving its green space has certainly paid off—today, the community boasts a number of nearby parks, trails, and other natural destinations to explore. Highlights include Heron Creek Forest Preserve, Buffalo Creek Park, Twin Orchard Country Club, and Kemper Lakes Golf Club. You'll also find many locals making the drive to Deer Grove Forest Preserve, a nearly 2000-acre park with places to fish, cycle, sled, and hike.

Top-notch public schools

Even if you don't have children, it's worth taking public schools into consideration when moving to a new area. Depending on where you live in Kildeer, you could be zoned for Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95, Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96, or Consolidated High School District 125. Kildeer is also close to a number of private and parochial schools.

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