Batavia Guide

Batavia Illinois River Street BRIX Group

Welcome to Batavia

Located along the Fox River, about 40 miles west of Chicago, Batavia is known for its charming downtown area, variety of neighborhoods and subdivisions, and highly-ranked school system.

The arts community is growing in Batavia, as evidenced by the success of the annual “Art In Your Eye” Festival, and the many recent public art installations throughout the city.

The story of the real estate market in Batavia is all about inventory. Despite high buyer demand, the total number of homes sold in Batavia over the past year has dropped in the past year. Prices continue to increase gradually and home sellers will continue to have the upper hand in negotiations with home buyers. Learn more about home prices, sales, and inventory in the Batavia real estate market.

The friendly people, the many recreational activities afforded by the Fox River and numerous forest preserves, and the excellent school system.
Batavia has been awarded the "Best Small Town in America," "Best Street Award," and as a "Bike-Friendly Community."
Bars and restaurants along the River Street Plaza are popular with residents and visitors. Bikers and walkers frequent indie restaurants along the Fox River Trail.
The highly-regarded Batavia Park District offers 100s of programs for kids throughout the year. The Quarry swimming facility is a summer favorite of residents and visitors.

Located in the Fox Valley

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BRIX Picks

Batavia Illinois Depot Museum BRIX Picks

The Batavia Depot Museum has exhibits detailing the history of rail transportation, manufacture of windmills, agriculture, banking, and commerce. Open from March - December, the Museum is located on the Riverwalk, on the west side of the Depot Pond.

Batavia Illinois Riverwalk 2 BRIX Picks

The Riverwalk extends along the Depot Pond and Fox River to a north point pavilion and is a perfect location for a leisurely walk. The Riverwalk is the site of summer cultural events and winter ice-skating. Paddleboats are available in the summer.

Batavia Illinois Bison Herd Fermi Lab BRIX Picks

FermiLab is a particle physics laboratory in Batavia that occupies a 6,800-acre site. In an area open to the public there is a bison herd of about 45 animals that is part of the long-term prairie restoration project. The adorable babies are born in the Spring.

Batavia Home Sales and Prices

Each data point is the past 12 months of activity.

Single Family Homes

Townhomes and Condos

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