John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a lovely home for sale in Cary, Illinois.

This single-family home is located in a lovely neighborhood where deer can be seen in the backyard, yet you are just 1 hour northwest of Chicago.

Although Cary is just a little over 6 square miles in area, it offers a great deal in the way of municipal services and has great schools. Known as a Tree City USA, Cary is located on the Fox River, which offers many recreational opportunities.

The population of Cary is estimated to be 26526 and the demographic make up shows a median age of 36.21, with 9072 households and 2.92 persons per household. About half of the residences have children. There has been 10% population grown since 2000. The population is half male and half female. The greatest number of the population is married (68%), 20% single, and 11% widowed or divorced.

The median home sale price in Cary is $190000 with a 12% turnover in homes annually, although 48.2% of people stay in their homes 5 years or more, showing a stable community. The vast majority of people in Cary own their homes (88%), while 7% rent and 4% are vacant.

The workforce is made up of 71% white collar and 29% blue collar with leading industries being services, manufacturing, retail, and wholesale in that order. Other job base includes agriculture, construction, transportation and communication, finance, insurance and real estate, and public administration.

The average household income is $115,666. Most people drive to work (87%), while some take advantage of the public transportation available, which includes a Metra train that provides daily service to the Ogilvie Transportation in Chicago. Major nearby freeways are US Rt. 14, and Illinois Rt. 31. Lake in the Hills Airport is approximately two miles west of Cary.

There are 3 elementary schools in Cary, Briargate, Three Oaks, and Algonquin Road Elementary. Fox River Middle School and Cary Grove Community High are the only public junior and high schools. There is one K-12 non-denominational school, Trinity Oaks Academy, and one K-8 Roman Catholic school, Saints Peter and Paul. The home at 318 High is located in the Briargate school area.

There is a large parks department featuring community gardens, a dog park, golf and over 20 parks in the area. There is a wide community education and recreational offerings, and dozens of community events throughout the year that bond Cary’s residents.

The home at 319 High Rd, Cary, Illinois is a two story home with 2231 square feet, with 4 bedrooms and 2 1/1 baths, in the Brigadoon subdivision. All 4 bedrooms are upstairs, featuring a master bath and 2nd bathroom as well as a half bath on the main floor. There is a fireplace and 2 car garage and full basement. It features beautiful landscaping and a park-like backyard and a hot tub deck. It’s close to the Metra, shopping and other conveniences. It is priced at $299900. Call John Herman at 773-625-1121 today for a personal tour.