144 Apartments for rent in McHenry, IL

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Last updated October 23 at 1:28AM
442 Kresswood Drive
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 18 at 2:13AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
1902 BEACH Road
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 21 at 9:42AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
2808 West IL ROUTE 120
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 20 at 2:16AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
1916 Flower Street
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 14 at 9:52AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
5307 COBBLERS Crossing
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 19 at 2:10PM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
5415 Cobblers Crossing
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 20 at 2:11AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
4301 West SHAMROCK Lane
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 23 at 1:28AM UTC
1 Bedroom
$925
3009 Rose Marie Drive
Wonder Lake
Wonder Lake, IL
Updated October 12 at 11:06AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,890
Results within 1 miles of McHenry, IL
5310 West West Lane
McCullom Lake
McCullom Lake, IL
Updated October 9 at 8:55PM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
14 Kenilworth Court
Foxford Hills
Cary, IL
Updated October 15 at 2:07AM UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
Results within 5 miles of McHenry, IL
2103 Main Street Rd Apartment A
Spring Grove
Spring Grove, IL
Updated September 26 at 3:47AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,095
17 McHenry Avenue
Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL
Updated October 19 at 2:19PM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
30 Montego Colony
Fox Lake
Fox Lake, IL
Updated October 18 at 10:04AM UTC
Studio
$650
360 Leah Lane
Woodstock
Woodstock, IL
Updated October 13 at 2:39AM UTC
1 Bedroom
$900
34765 North Oakside Avenue
Fox Lake
Fox Lake, IL
Updated October 19 at 2:05AM UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,700
4238 Savoy Lane
McHenry
McHenry, IL
Updated October 7 at 2:14AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
801 Oak Hollow Road
Ashton Pointe
Crystal Lake, IL
Updated October 22 at 9:38AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
369 Sterling Circle
Sterling Ridge
Cary, IL
Updated October 18 at 6:57PM UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,300
725 Brighton Circle
Fox River Valley Gardens
Barrington, IL
Updated October 17 at 10:20AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
Midlane Dr
Braeburn
Crystal Lake, IL
Updated October 21 at 7:30AM UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,845
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City Guide
Mc Henry
Planning an Apartment Search in McHenry

If you want an older house or a small apartment then the city center, which was recently gentrified, is just the place for you; most of the houses here were built in the '50s and '60s, with a few more modern places available. Some would call these buildings old, but you should just say they have character. The rest of the town has more modern houses built in the last 10 to 30 years, including some nice apartment complexes.

Every part of the town has a good number of houses, so if you need a decent sized 3-bedroom house for rent, you'll have a lot of choices. Or, you can choose between 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments throughout McHenry. And while the prices range from moderate to high for Illinois, you can still find some good deals with a bit of searching.

Moving Into McHenry

While the vacancy rate is not exactly high, you can usually take a day or two, possibly even a week in the city center, to shop around, talk with your potential neighbors, and get a feel for the area.

Plan your search to take about a week or two, or three weeks if you really want to go all out on house hunting. To get the best deal and save time, have your list of references, proof of employment, and credit report ready to hand over; that way if you see the 2-bedroom apartment of your dreams you can get it right away. Also, dress nicely and smile: landlords like renting to people that seem nice.

McHenry Neighborhoods

Since it's a small place, there are only three neighborhoods in McHenry, so don't stress over where to live. Throw a dart and see what comes up.

City Center: As mentioned above, this is the oldest part of the town so the houses have a lived-in look. You won't find an apartment complex here, just box stores, small chain stores, houses, and some smaller apartments.

Elm St.: Lots of studio and 1-bedroom apartments for rent here. There's not much else to say: its a pretty ordinary place.

McHenry Shores: An enormous neighborhood that is larger than the rest of the town.

Living in McHenry

McHenry is 50 miles away from Chicago, and there's a convenient train from downtown McHenry to downtown Chicago. Day trips and weekend trips to the city are very common. Hunting, fishing, picnics, and other outdoor activities are also very popular when it's warm, while skidooing, skiing, and ice fishing are done in the cold, cold winter.

With all the chain stores and box stores, shopping isn't a problem, and there are lots of restaurants along with a few nice bars to eat and drink at.