Welcome to North Barrington
Originally settled in the mid-1800s, North Barrington is a peaceful village with a population of around 3,000 residents. If you're looking for a tranquil suburban setting with plenty of wide-open space you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find upscale homes, including the prestigious gated community, Wynstone, which features a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design golf course. And to top it all off, North Barrington also boasts award-winning schools, an A+ rating from Niche.com, and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation.
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At a Glance
Major roads: US-12, US-14, Highway 22, Highway 59
Chicago O'Hare International Airport: 55 minutes
Chicago: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Lake Zurich: 10 minutes
Zip codes: 60010
Median home value: $738,000
Spotlights of North Barrington
Biltmore Country Club
Ready to hit the links? North Barrington features plenty of public and private golf courses, but Biltmore Country Club is a local favorite. This lakefront oasis offers fun for all ages, as well as tennis courts, a beach club, and a PGA-designed 18-hole course. Biltmore is also a popular spot for weddings and events—you can't beat their catering!
Lake Barrington Countryside Park District
Though technically located in Lake Barrington, this popular park district showcases some of the best landscapes in rural Illinois. Attend an outdoor concert at the spacious pavilion, stay active at the tennis courts and baseball field, or cool down during summer at the splash pad—it's all up to you. LBCPD also has trails for hikers of all levels.
Barrington Golf Classic
For the last three decades, the Barrington Golf Classic has attracted more than 200 players each year to the Club at Wynstone in North Barrington. Whether you're looking to meet your neighbors, network with other residents, or just enjoy a game of golf, you're sure to have fun at this spectacular annual event every August.
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What You'll LOVE in North Barrington
North Barrington's unique rural environment makes it an ideal escape for anyone who doesn't want to sacrifice any everyday conveniences. Here are a few more things to appreciate about North Barrington.
Nearby shopping and dining
Although North Barrington is primarily residential, you'll still be able to reach the area's best retail and culinary destinations within a few minutes. Most everyday conveniences—such as pharmacies, grocery stores, and other must-haves—are located in nearby Lake Zurich, Barrington, and Lake Barrington. Craving a delicious meal? You can't go wrong with a burger from Chessie's or BBQ'd Productions Sports Bar & Grill's smoked meats.
Though North Barrington may seem like a remote community, it's actually just a hop, skip, and a jump from some of Lake County's top job opportunities. Many commuters choose to work near Chicago, where you'll find international companies like Allstate, Boeing, Caterpillar, and Kraft Heinz. Want to work closer to home? Even more jobs await near North Barrington in the medical and educational fields.
Top-rated public schools
Even if you don't have children, it's worth taking public schools into consideration when moving to a new area. Luckily, students living in North Barrington attend Barrington Community Unit School District 220, one of the top districts in the state. Only one elementary school is located within the community itself—however, students go on to attend Barrington Middle School Station, Prairie Campus, and Barrington High School.
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If North Barrington sounds like the right community for you, we'd love to help you find a home that checks all your boxes! Contact the Morrison Home Team today to start your search—we're always here to lend a helping hand!
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