Luxury living in Barrington Illinois is a lifestyle, a way to escape the daily grind and enjoy a slower pace of life. Whether you’re looking for a waterfront property, a home in a gated community, or a country home with space for your horses and acreage to roam, you’ll find plenty of luxury home choices here in the Barrington area.
Barrington is situated about 40 miles northwest of the City of Chicago in Northern Illinois. The area is country suburban with natures beauty surrounding you. In addition to the home settings of 1 to 10 acres, you can hike on the numerous trails, watch the wildlife and birds, or take advantage of convenient shopping, dining and entertainment choices.
Luxury Home Search By Location & Price
The village and also unincorporated Barrington does not have the widest choice of Barrington Luxury homes. The area is the center of town and some of the surrounding subdivisions which for the most part have much smaller lots than the neighboring villages. That said you’ll find some select properties and these are often consider by buyers who like living close to the center of the village. These residents like being able to walk to shops, schools and the Metra train for commuting to Chicago. Prices reach as high as $2,200,000.
Some of the subdivisions to look for Barrington luxury homes are: Barrington Court, Sunset Estates, Chicago Highlands as well as Un-Incorporated areas and the village center.
If you want a larger lot with your luxury home then Barrington Hills is the place to explore. Most homes here are on 5 acres. many of Barrington Hills homes are smaller and older but there’s been plenty of development in the last few years. View these listings if you want estate sized homes with 5 to 10 acres. You’ll appreciate the quiet of this country suburban community.
The introduction of new construction at The Enclave at Heritage Estates alongside the original Heritage Estates brings some luxury homes to Lake Barrington. Tallgrass may do the same when building there recommences. Lake Barrington homes are more comonly available in the median price ranges for the Barrington area.
South Barrington has the highest price for both lots and square foot of homes. South Barrington luxury homes are usually on 1 to 2 acre lots, there are a few bigger. Homes can be substantial in size but if you just want a large family home with 5,000 square feet then South Barrington is a community to consider.
Located close to I-90 it makes the commute to Chicago about as easy as traffic can be. It’s also a great location if you work in any of the majoy employments bases or hospitals along the I-90 corridor.
Deer Park has a few newer neighborhoods which have luxury homes. Typically homes are closer to the median price ranges for the area.
Buyers will look in Inverness alongside South Barrington for luxury homes. Braymore Hills is a popular neighborhood for estate sized luxury homes in Inverness because they are not as old as much of the village. Inverness has seen some recent development in other new neighborhoods.
Also close to I-90, about 5 minutes further away that South Barrington it too is great for commuters who use or work near I-90. A little closer to the Metra station.
Wynstone in North Barrington also offers luxury homes very similar to these three communities. It is farther north in Lake County but still not too far from major highways and roads for commuters. As a gated community it adds that extra security and if you like golf, this may be the neighborhood for you. It also has a club house and center for residents to use. The golf course was designed by Arnold Palmer. View Wynstone homes here.
Luxury Homes Buyers Agent
A luxury homes buyers agent needs to have experience. Buying luxury homes is very often has a much longer time span then other home purchases. Patience is an absolute must have. When buyers are going to lay out a significant amount of money on a property it must satisfy more than just accommodation.
- A luxury home must provide the basic elements for your family: style, size, bedrooms, age, garages, acreage etc.
- Luxury home buyers want features too: swimming pools, wine cellars, entertainment spaces, second kitchen, in law suites, theater rooms and so on.
- It must also provide a sound investment: because most likely you’ll be staying for a while. Our guidance helps you understand what the pros and cons are of every house you view. We can steer you away from potential issues for resale. Pricing potential homes is critical to sound investment practices. Corinne keeps the emotion out of the numbers so you won’t overpay.
Buying luxury homes usually requires a lot of components to come together. You need an agent who can respond quickly to questions, one that can “take care of things” for you. We help guide you, drawing on our experience and without drama.
Corinne is the perfect choice to be your buyers agent. Her business focuses on home buyers. Her testimonials often speak to her patience with her clients, they find it refreshing. Corinne works full time and beyond, is very tech savvy, and living in the Barrington area is a plus. With her husband she has also renovated homes and built new construction, she understands the workings of homes in this country suburban area.