If you want a smaller community with a lower price range of homes Fox River Grove, Illinois may have what you need. Bear in mind too that some of the subdivisions in Fox River Grove attend Barrington schools. Buyers can choose from limited condos and townhomes, the majority of homes are single family. Fox River Grove also has luxury homes at Hunters Farm subdivision.
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As the name suggests this small community is located on The Fox River. The real estate available with river frontage is very limited but it’s not far to get to Lions Park or Picnic Grove Park for some riverfront leisure. Waterfront property is limited and pricey by comparison. Located on Route 14 makes it easy to access the later communities nearby, Barrington and Crystal Lake are both just a few miles away. There’s also a Metra station in the center for commuting to Chicago.
Fox River Grove has several subdivisions with similar style and price homes but buyers can also find the eclectic mix of older homes and styles, even some with small acreage. The village has a small community shopping center with a large Jewel Osco grocery store, gas stations, fast food restaurants, a post office, Walgreens, car repairs shops, hair dressers and more.
Although small the village has some claim to fame! In 1905, the Norge Ski Club bought some land and built a ski jump at Fox River Grove. The Norge Ski Club is the oldest continuously open ski club in the United States. It still stands and operates today! The Norge Ski Club is also home to the Windy City Balloon Port, which offers hot air balloon tours of the area.The most beautiful part of Fox River Grove is undoubtedly The Fox River itself. Enjoyed by boaters and wildlife together.
Children & Schools
Always an important subject for parents! Fox River Grove children may attend several schools. Anything east of Doyle Rd is in Barrington 220 school district. Homes west of Doyle Rd may attend either Fox River Grove Elementary or Alqonquin Rd; middle schools and high schools are Cary and Algonquin. Always check a homes location with the schools district offices as MLS sheets are not guaranteed to be accurate.
Fox River Grove Real Estate Agents
Thinking of buying or selling a home in Fox River Grove? Corinne Guest of Barrington Realty Company is ready to be your real estate agent. She’ll help guide you through the purchase of your next home, or negotiate the successful sale of your existing home. As a local Fox River Grove real estate agent, Corinne is ready to help you understand the real estate market.
Contact Corinne Guest at Barrington Realty Company to learn more about buyer or seller representation. Planning to sell your Fox River Grove home? Contact us for a home valuation, it’s free and prepared by Corinne.