The John Herman Team is pleased to offer this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Barrington, Illinois.
Barrington is a suburban village located 32 miles northwest of Chicago, with a population of about 43000. The area features many historic sites, wetlands, forest preserves, parks and horse trails in a suburban-country setting.The village has a motto, “a great place to live, work, and play!” Barrington features a variety of community events, such as the 4th of July Parade and fireworks display, the Memorial Day Parade, the Concours d’Elegance (an auto show) and a Homecoming Parade associated with Barrington High School. There are food related events such as the Barrington Brew Fest, celebrating the areas microbreweries, and the Great Taste Fest of Barrington, a food festival featuring local restaurants. There is also an annual juried art fair, called Art in a Barn. This attracts over 6500 visitors and features live entertainment as well as the art exhibits.
There is rich history and architecture in Barrington, which features the largest residential historical district in Illinois. In 2015 Barrington will celebrate its 150th Anniversary, and many festivities are planned.There is a strong local economy in Barrington with 7 banks located in the village. Large companies such as PepsiCo, GE Healthcare, Jewel, and the school district are major employers in Barrington.
The Barrington Community Unit School District 220 features 8 elementary schools, one high school and two middle schools. There is also two early development pre-schools administered by the district. The schools have the Blue Ribbon designation and have received Academic Excellence awards.
There are numerous parks and the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Barrington as a “Tree City USA” every year since 1986.
There is excellent medical care available in Barrington with a centrally located and respected hospital Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. This acclaimed facility has a Level II trauma center. The hospital’s specialties are cardiology, cancer/oncology, emergency, fitness and wellness, imaging, obstetrics, pediatric emergency medicine, and women’s health.The village has its own police and fire department.
The population is 50/50 male/female. Seventy-one percent of the population is married, 19% are single and the remaining are divorced, widowed or separated.
The median home sales price is $465,000, andf 85% of the population own their homes. Just 9% are rented.Seventy-nine percent have white collar jobs and 21% have blue collar jobs. The average household income is $179,308. Barrington is a mobile community with 83% of its residents driving to work for an average of 30.3 minutes.
It is an educated community, with 9732 people sporting a bachelor’s degree. 6145 have graduate degrees.
The new listing from the John Herman team at 520 E Main St, #2A, Barrington, Illinois offers an opportunity to live in historic Barrington with the carefree living a condo brings for just $99900. Enjoy carefree living in a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1100 square foot condo.
For more information or a private showing contact the John Herman Team at 847-847-4711