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142 apartments for rent near Wheeling, IL

Last updated March 28 at 9:25PM
Northgate Crossing
200 Hudson Ct
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 28 at 9:25PM
1 Bedroom
$1,525
2 Bedrooms
$1,760
Arlington Club Apartments
1533 Baldwin Ct
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 28 at 11:28AM
1 Bedroom
$1,190
2 Bedrooms
$1,380
687 River Mill Parkway
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 28 at 12:59PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,950
375 PLUM CREEK Drive
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 25 at 2:38PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
1054 DRIFTWOOD Court
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 27 at 4:58AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
743 PRESTWICK Lane
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 28 at 9:21PM
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1020 Boxwood Court
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 24 at 5:41AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
623 Dorset Court
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 23 at 5:28PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,675
204 Shadowbend Drive
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 1 at 1:47AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
400 Manda Lane
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 11 at 6:35AM
1 Bedroom
$925
674 CLEO Court
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 23 at 6:04AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
552 Greystone Lane #D2
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 23 at 10:47AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1326 Braver Court
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 9 at 1:03PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,425
1213 Cypress Drive
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 1 at 9:32AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
538 Commanche Trl
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated March 23 at 10:46AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,250
Results within 1 miles of Wheeling, IL
876 Blossom Lane
Prospect Heights
Prospect Heights, IL
Updated March 1 at 1:47AM
1 Bedroom
$1,100
1115 North Greenfield Lane
Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect, IL
Updated March 1 at 9:31AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
1909 North Stillwater Road
Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights, IL
Updated March 28 at 12:59PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
650 Buckthorn Terrace
Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove, IL
Updated March 17 at 10:10PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
814 INVERRARY Lane
Deerfield
Deerfield, IL
Updated March 12 at 9:28PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
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City Guide
Wheeling
The Basics

If you've only rented apartments in Chicago, you'll probably find the apartment search in Wheeling to be positively relaxing. Vacancy rates are at or above national averages, so you won't have to go to a fight club every night just to beat out other apartment seekers. Expect the standard one-month's-rent deposit to hold the place you want.

What you'll pay will vary widely depending on the size of your apartment and the neighborhood that you select. All bills paid apartments are unusual, so be sure to budget a bit extra to pay for your utilities.

Picking a Neighborhood

With six neighborhoods to visit, you can complete your village tour of Wheeling in an afternoon. Not sure where to start? Read this quick rundown of each neighborhood's highlights to help you choose. Keep in mind that the price estimates are relative to the village.

Dundee Road: Want to be close to the Metra, post office and other community buildings? Then pick a place in the Dundee Road neighborhood. Search between Milwaukee Road and the Wheeling Drainage Ditch to find the widest selection of small homes and apartment rentals.

Lake Cook Road: Take advantage of suburban living and upgrade into a larger home. You'll find a mix of mostly 4- and 3-bedroom houses for rent in this neighborhood of mostly single-family subdivisions.

McHenry Road:The McHenry Road neighborhood has nearly 1500 2-bedroom to 3-bedroom houses for rent. With only half of the homes owner occupied, there's still plenty for rent in this area.

Milwaukee Avenue: Don't want to take care of a lawn on the weekends? Approximately 30 percent of housing in this neighborhood is apartment complexes, which is triple the amount of apartment buildings in most other areas in Wheeling.

Town Center: Less than 400 people live in this neighborhood, which is mostly office space and retail establishments. If you'd like to live here, however, be prepared to pay nearly double Wheeling's median rent.

Wolf Ridge: Most housing in Wolf Ridge was built as part of a subdivision in 1957. While the housing still standing is high on charm, you'll find better kept homes in other neighborhoods.

Living and Working in Wheeling, IL

If you're tired of spending most of your paycheck on a Chicago apartment's rent, you already have something in common with your neighbors. Lots of your fellow residents make the daily commute to nearby Chicago in either in private cars or by train. Plan on an hour commute by train each way if you work in Chicago, but on the bright side, you'll finally be able to catch up on your reading. Most car commuters hop on the I-294 to get to work, so you'll encounter some traffic during the drive. If you're truly a bigwig, you can also commute by air from the third busiest airport in Illinois: Chicago Executive Airport.

When making the transition from the big city to the suburbs, you'll probably have a list of errands you'll have to run. The Wheeling village website reminds you to register with water and sewage services and to get Fido a license. One unusual village requirement for the uninitiated: an alarm system permit. You may also want to get your alarm checked before you move in because if there are five or more false alarms annually, you'll be charged a fine.

Once you have a chance to explore Wheeling, you may be surprised at the amount of bars and restaurants in the village. Truth be told, Chicago residents flocked to Wheeling in the 1880s to escape hectic city life. Taverns and hotels were quickly built to cater to these weekend tourists, who sometimes arrived by bicycle! Visit some of the older restaurants on Milwaukee Street to get a taste of old-town Wheeling.

Wheeling won't satisfy you if you love city living. However, if dodging rats the size of dinner plates is no longer your idea of fun, Wheeling may be a welcome change of pace. Take a cue from the Chicagoans of yore and visit for the weekend. You'll be signing a lease for an apartment to rent in Wheeling before you know it!

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