John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a single family home for sale in Arlington Heights, Illinois at 2720 Briarwood Dr. Wet, 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 $449900.

Call John Herman, co-listing agent, at 847-847-4711 today for a personal tour.