Barrington

Located 32 miles northwest of Chicago, is the affluent, suburban village of Barrington, IL. The Barrington area, which lies in both Lake and Cook counties and includes the additional towns of North Barrington, South Barrington, Barrington Hills and Lake Barrington, is the seventh wealthiest zip code in the United States among areas with a population of 20,000 or more. The area features wetlands, forest preserves, parks and horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Barrington as a Tree City USA every year since 1986.

The village of Barrington has the largest residential historic district in Illinois and is noted for its Victorian, Victorian Gothic, Queen Anne, and other popular late-19th century forms of architecture. The downtown area is home to the historic Catlow Theater, which features interiors by noted Prairie School sculptor and designer Alfonso Iannelli. The Catlow is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places and continues to operate as one of the few remaining single-screen theaters in the area. The Michael Bay 2010 re-make of A Nightmare on Elm Street was partially filmed in Barrington, using the village’s residential architecture as a backdrop.

Schools

Barrington Community Unit School District 220
Arnett C. Lines Elementary
Barbara Rose Elementary
Countryside Elementary
Grove Avenue Elementary
Hough Street Elementary
North Barrington Elementary
Roslyn Road Elementary
Sunny Hill Elementary
Barrington Middle School Station Campus
Barrington Middle School Prairie Campus
Barrington High School

Top employers

According to Barrington’s 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:

1. Barrington Community Unit School District 220, 860
2. GE Healthcare, 700
3. PepsiCo, 322
4. Barrington Park District, 314
5. Motor Werks Auto Group , 291
6. Jewel, 150
7. Barrington Transportation, 150
8. The Garlands, 142
9. Pepper Construction, 132
10. Village of Barrington, 120

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, the population of Barrington was 10,327 and the greater Barrington area had a population of 64,587, which encompasses the 60010 zip code. The median income for a household in the village was $83,085, and the median income for a family was $102,120. The per capita income for the village was $43,942.

Newest Barrington Listings

$1,990,000
12037218 MLS
Fantastic business location with great signage visibility - 2.5 acre lot with unique work/live space in sought after Lake Barrington. Originally designed for an interior design retail store, now awaits your next business venture. First floor of store includes 5500 square feet of open space with dividing walls that can be removed or kept up for separate rooms, two restrooms, private office, picturesque views from floor to ceiling windows - perfect for a multiple of uses from showroom, offices, medical services.... The lower level is 4000 square feet and offers large warehouse space, a refinishing room, large overhead door and two restrooms. Outdoor parking includes 17 spaces on the upper level and 14 on the lower level. Commercial space transitions into a residential property on main floor. This can bring work/life balance a whole new meaning or be incorporated into additional work space or rental income possibilities. The attached home has 4 bedrooms, 2 full bath and 2 1/2 baths. Huge designer kitchen is the focal point of this home followed by surrounding windows pouring in endless sunlight. Elegant appointments throughout the home include marble floors, custom millwork, large sunroom, stone fireplace and 9 foot ceilings. The lower level is a car lovers dream with space for 10 cars, large overhead doors and workshop space. No one will ever know the home is attached to the store as luscious greenery and woods hide the home very well. Use your imagination here - The possibilities are endless for this property.

28960 W Northwest Highway, Lake Barrington

$1,990,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 12035863 MLS
Fantastic unique live/work space in sought after Lake Barrington. Home has 4 bedrooms, 2.2 - all on main level + over 9500 sf of showroom/warehouse space attached. Huge designer kitchen is the focal point of this home followed by surrounding windows pouring in endless sunlight. Elegant appointments throughout the home includes custom millwork, large sunroom, wood burning fireplace and 9 foot ceilings. Second floor offers large space with endless possibilities - great room, office space, billiard room.exercise room. The lower level is a car lovers dream with space for 10 cars, large overhead doors and workshop space. Attached commercial space was originally an interior design retail store, now awaits your next business venture. First floor of store includes 5500 square feet of open space with dividing walls that can be removed or kept up for separate rooms, two restrooms, private office, picturesque views from floor to ceiling windows - perfect for a multiple of uses from showroom, offices, medical services.... The lower level is 4000 square feet and offers large warehouse space, a refinishing room, large overhead door and two restrooms. Outdoor parking includes 17 spaces on the upper level and 14 on the lower level. Commercial space transitions into a residential property on main floor. This can bring work/life balance a whole new meaning or be incorporated into additional work space or rental income possibilities. Use your imagination here - The possibilities are endless for this property.

28960 W Northwest Highway, Lake Barrington

$309,900
2 Beds 2 Baths 12037084 MLS Lake Barrington Shores BLDG.
Fabulous location If you are looking for amenities galore all within walking distance, welcome to Lake Barrington Shores!! Just steps away for all of your social and recreational desires, this terrific 2 bedroom and 2 bath ranch style home has what you are looking for!! Complete with newer windows within the past few years, new roof, and new flooring with a modern interior paint job just unpack and relax. The Living Room has large cathedral ceilings with stone fireplace that lead out to your very own spacious deck. Enjoy cooking in a Kitchen fit for families of all sizes with laminate hardwood flooring, modern cabinets and backsplash in addition to an eating area surrounded by natural light & windows. New Furnace & Air Conditioning 2023, Master Shower remodel 2022, Washer & Dryer 2021, Fridge 2019, New Stove 2019, New Dishwasher 2020, New Hood 2019. Newer Water Heater 2016. Very spacious Master Bedroom with Cathedral Ceilings and Walk in Closet and Master Bathroom. Large secondary bedroom in addition to two big extra storage closets, plus a 1 car garage. Very close to front gate for easy entry. Enjoy all the amenities offered in this one of a kind community. Low Taxes and assessments! This unit has both the size, layout and location for any buyer. Some of what is offered and INCLUDED: Walking trail along the private lake, Tennis courts, Pickleball courts, Indoor and Outdoor pools, Exercise facilities, Security on-site 24/7 with Patrol. Very active community or can be as private as you wish. This is a must see!!

97 W Thornhill Lane Unit #B, Lake Barrington

$1,230,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 12027822 MLS
Presenting this just-completed new construction home, where you'll experience contemporary lifestyle living in the quaint and charming village of Barrington. Blending tailored modern appointments, with the warmth of farmhouse chic vibes, this property offers an open, flexible floor plan, designed for both seamless entertaining and family connection. From the inviting front porch step into the expansive great room, where an artistic ventless floor-to-ceiling fireplace commands attention, and the space flows effortlessly into the designer gourmet kitchen. Indulge your culinary passions with top-of-the-line amenities, professional-grade Forno appliances, including a six burner dual fuel range with a griddle, double ovens, air fryer and commercial hood. Commercial grade microwave can also be used as a convection third oven. Stunning kitchen boasts ceiling height cabinets, quartz countertops, a large island for prepping with seating for six, and an abundance of natural light. Just a few steps away is access to the spacious deck and paver patio, perfect for al fresco dining or just soaking in the serene surroundings. Upstairs, discover three generously sized bedrooms alongside a fabulous primary suite, boasting a luxurious ensuite bath with a European soaking tub. The private deck off the suite is perfect for morning coffee or a glass of wine watching the sunset. The English lower level offers even more living space, where nine-foot ceilings create an expansive ambiance, ideal separate entertaining, and guest quarters. There's a large family room, game room and fifth bedroom, which is also perfect for an inspiring home office. There's also a third full bathroom, laundry area, and ample storage space to accommodate your lifestyle needs. Noteworthy is the expansive attached three-plus car garage, with soaring ceilings, a rarity in the village, offering the flexibility to utilize part of the space as an indoor pickleball court or basketball court during winter months. Or, add lifts and accommodate your automotive collection with room for up to six vehicles. Experience the epitome of luxury living in this exceptional Barrington home, where every detail has been meticulously crafted to exceed your expectations. Located close to Grove elementary school (part of the award winning school district) with access to the expansive playground. Walk to shopping, dining, Metra train, parks and all that the quaint village of Barrington has to offer.

830 S Grove Avenue, Barrington

$670,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 12032917 MLS
Checks all the boxes! This custom-built luxury townhome is nestled behind Deer Park Mall and a movie theater, it is just minutes away from downtown Barrington and also Lake Zurich. Nearby are a gazebo, park, and walking trail. Easy access to interstates. Press your Ring Doorbell, and an oak staircase with iron spindles greets you as you walk in the door. Hardwood throughout the kitchen and living areas. A wall has been knocked out to make a more open floor plan. The heart of this home is the chef's kitchen equipped with $50,000 in upgrades: 42" staggered cherry cabinets, granite, stainless steel appliances including a Sub Zero frig and a large Viking stove with double oven. A 4' x 6' island completes the package. Bay windows by Pella show off the Dining Room and Main Bedroom. A turret and masonry fireplace complement the Family Room. Step out onto your large patio and smell the flowers. Good for relaxing and entertaining. The first floor Main Suite has a whirlpool bath with separate shower, double sinks, and a walk-in closet with custom organizers. The office and laundry are also on the first floor. Second floor contains 2 large bedrooms with another Bay window, a full bath, and a loft area with a peek-over railing looking down on the family room. The 1827 sq ft finished lower level contains a large Rec Room, a 4th bedroom, a full bath, and 2 storage rooms. All this with fire sprinklers, outdoor sprinklers, Home Warranty, Security System, and a maintenance free exterior. You know you want to live here!

20575 N Westpark Place, Deer Park

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