John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a lovely home for sale in Fox River, Illinois. This single-family home, at 8709 Gardner Rd., will make you feel like you are on vacation all year long. It is located in a lovely neighborhood where you can view the Fox River from your window, yet you are just 1 hour northwest of Chicago.

Fox River Grove is the ideal blend of business and hometown flavor. There are all of the services of large cities, yet a small town feel with a population of just 5588, and 2128 households. There is an even mix of male and female residents and 66% of the residents are married, with 32% either single, widowed, or divorced.

The median home sales prie is $17450, and 43.75% of the people stay in their homes over 5 years. Home ownership is high with 86% of the population owning their own homes. Seenty-nine percent of the residents are employed in white collar jobs. The main employer is the service industry, with retail, construction, and public administration accounting for the bulk of remaining jobs.The majority of people commute to their jobs by car, but there is quick access to Metra service as well.

There is plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation in Fox River Grove with at least 12 parks or recreation areas featuring everything from hiking, playgrounds, biking trails, fishing locations, water sports, volleyball courts, sledding hills, basketball courts, tennis courts, and more. There are many community events including the 4th of July fireworks, Lions Fest, Arts and Crafts Fair, Fox Chase 5K and Pancake breakfast, River Jam, Water Fights, Poultry Party and Turkey Raffle, Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and Norge Ski Jump.

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 home at 8709 Gardner is served by the 220 Barrington School district, specifically Countryside Elementary, Barrington-Station Campus Jr. High, and Barrington High School. The home features new windows, a new furnace, new air conditioner, new carpet, updated kitchen and updated bathroom. Big deck features river views. This home is move in ready and is recently rehabbed. Offered at the bargain of just $89900, it is your ultimate vacation in the city home.

For your private tour, call John Herman at 847-847-4711 or email