John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a lovely condo for sale in Palatine, Illinois at 55 N Middleton Ave. in the Chestnut Woods subdivision. This condo comes with carefree maintenance, and is in the William Fred High School area!

The village of Palatine is just 30 from the Chicago loop, and 14 miles from O’Hare airport, putting all of the city conveniences at the fingertips of residents, but with a feeling of being “away from it all” due to the small town feel. Palatine is a pleasant mix of residential, commercial, light industrial and office space, surrounded by parks and open spaces to create a tranquil atmosphere.

Recreation and leisure activities are prevalent in Palatine, and there are many community groups and neighborhood associations keeping a sense of old fashioned neighborliness. Coupled with award winning schools, Palatine is a very desirable place to live.

Palatine has a population of 38,059, with 15,566 households. There is an almost even mix of male/female population and 59% of the residents are married. Almost 5000 of the homes have children and the median age is 33.72.

The median home sale price in Palatine is 259,259, and residents are stable, showing that over 35% of residents have been in their homes 5 or more years. The majority of residents own homes, at 73%, while 21% rent. There is a low vacancy rate of 6%

The workforce is made up of 78% white collar and 22% blue collar with leading industries being services, retail, manufacturing, and finance/real estate/insurance. Other job base includes agriculture, construction, transportation and communication, finance, insurance and real estate, and public administration.

The average household income is $118,942. Most people drive to work (89%), while some take advantage of the public transportation available, which includes all of the major transit systems: Pace, CTA, RTA and Metra.

Palatine has award-winning schools in districts 15 and 211. Children in this home would attend Stuart R Paddock Elementary, Walter R Sundling Jr. High and William Fremd High School.

There is a large parks department featuring over 30 parks offering everything from softball, volleyball, trails, biking, disc golf, a dog park, tennis, skating and more.

Palatine 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.

This condo features 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths, and is a spacious 2250 square feet. It has a convenient 2 car attached garage and is a quiet end unit. The lovely landscaped grounds are maintained for the condo owner, as well as snow removal and exterior maintenance. A kitchen with granite features an awesome island for entertaining and cooking. Everything is roomy with 9 foot ceilings and large room sizes. In addition to a 17 x 14 master suite, featuring his and her closets, a sitting area and large bath, there is a second bedroom with private bath as well. It is close to schools, parks, shopping and the train. It is priced at $324900.

Call John Herman at 847-847-4711 today for a personal tour.