Newman, Illinois is a small town near the Indiana and Illinois border. Homes for sale in the area include average mortgage prices around $500 per month with recent sales at $120,000 average since winter 2012. Most of the area is comprised of married couples and professionals who live in homes like ranch, split-level, Victorian, two-story homes, and farmhouses. Buying real estate in the community gives families access to good schools like Newman Grade School and Shiloh Elementary School. People looking for property in this neighborhood give themselves the chance to experience small town life at its finest with quiet streets, plenty of outdoor recreation, and the ability to walk to many of the community buildings and stores.
Homes for sale in the neighborhood give families access to a broad range of activities and entertainment options. Memorial Park and Brushy Fork are the two main places for families and homeowners to get some fresh air and exercise. Pizza Man and Twisted Piston Cafe are the popular places where people in Newman stop for a bite to eat. Old Barn Sporting Clays, Richman Park, and Taps Equestrian Center are the best places to practice shooting, go for a horseback ride, or have a picnic.
Walnut State Park has tons of fishing, boating, swimming, and hiking opportunities for a fun family weekend. Flesor's Family Kitchen, Chinatown Restaurant, Tanger Outlet Center Tuscola, and Iron Horse Golf Course are just a few miles drive to the west just off from State Route 36. Rocksome Gardens is an Amish Theme Park located just 19 miles away from town. Homeowners who purchase real estate in the community can easily reach fun family-friendly places like the Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum in Arcola and the Orpheum Children's Science Museum in Champaign. Kickapoo State Park and Thunder Wolf Trail Rides are both in Oakland, which is under 30 miles from home. Residents who enjoy winter activities can spend time ice skating, skiing, sledding and more in Oakland during cold weather. Just over 30 miles away in Danville is Kennekuk Country Park and the Forest Glen Nature Preserve. Terra Haute is around 40 miles away from the area in Indiana, but the Terra Haute Children's Museum, Bogey's Family Fun Center, and the Bouncin Barn are the perfect place to spend a day with the kids or grandchildren.