John Herman Announces New Listing for Single-Family Home in Arlington Heights, Illinois

John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a lovely single family home for sale in Arlington Heights, Illinois at 2720 Briarwood Dr. West in the Lake Briarwood subdivision where residents enjoy fishing, boating and swimming in a private lake, making this home feel like a vacation 365 days a year.

The village of Arlington Heights is just 25 from the Chicago, yet feels like a small town in many ways. Arlington Heights has small-town charm with some large city amenities. There are friendly neighborhoods, and many cultural, educational, entertainment and recreational options for the residents of Arlington Heights.

While the greater Arlington Heights has about 77000 residents, however, the 60005 zip code (where this home is located) has 29,341 residents. There are 12,250 households, and 3672 have children. The median age is 34.18. There is an almost even mix of male/female population and 56% of the residents are married.

The median home sale price in the area is $155,000, and residents are stable, showing that over 38% of residents have been in their homes 5 or more years. The majority of residents own homes, at 65%, while 28% rent. There is a low vacancy rate of 6%

The workforce is made up of 79% white collar and 21% blue collar with leading industries being predominately services followed by retail, and finance/real estate/insurance. Other job base includes manufacturing, agriculture, construction, transportation and communication, and public administration.

The average household income is $99455. Most people drive to work (86%), while some take advantage of the public transportation available, which includes all of the major transit systems: Pace, and Metra, including the large Rosemont Transit Center for convenient travel through the CTA Blue Line.

The area has award winning schools, rated 10 out of 10 with It is served by the 25, 59 and 214 districts with this home’s children attending John Jay Elementary (59), Holmes Junior High (59) and Rolling Meadows High School (214).

There is a large parks department featuring nearly 50 parks offering everything from softball, volleyball, trails, biking, disc golf, a dog park, tennis, skate park, Olympic swim center, ice center and more. There is an abundance of programs for all ages.

Arlington Heights is a perfect place to have all of the benefits of the city, yet live in a small town with many local festivals and events to keep the community spirit alive.

The home at 2720 Briarwood Dr. West, is completely updated with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and more. There is a big master suite with walk-in closet, master bath and private balcony overlooking the lake. There is zoned heating and air conditioning. The 2 car attached garage and screened porch are extra amenities. Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub and daily fun on the lake. Priced at $409900. Call John Herman, co-isting agent, at 847- 847-4711 or email today for a personal tour. (Listed by June Kim.)

brick ranch home is located in the 220 school district

This brick ranch home is located in the 220 school district and offers plenty of space for its new owners to call home.

Barrington property is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more.

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white collar jobs.

The average household income is $179,308, with average per capita income of $66024. However, the greatest number of households (almost 2500) make between $150,000 and $200000, with about 1750 households in the $250-500,000 range and about 1200 homes ranking in the $500,000+ range.The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) use public transportation.

Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees. Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district.

Priced at $394900, this property offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, a 2 car garage and is all recently updated. New windows, full basement, wood floors just refinished. Kitchen recently updated with eat in and dining room. Appliances included. Enjoy a full acres of space with multiple decks, hot tub and a pool in this quiet neighborhood.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at or call 847-847-4711.