Inverness Illinois, a small country suburban village named after it’s Scottish namesake. Just under 7 square miles of real estate with small lakes and ponds, Inverness boasts budget friendly home choices, waterfront homes, estate homes, luxury homes, gated communities, new construction including maintenance free homes.
Located in Cook County just an hour out of Chicago and close to O’Hare Airport makes Inverness a great choice for commuters and travelers looking to settle down in a quiet suburban community. Inverness naturally has a golf course!
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Life in Inverness IL
Inverness Illinois is very similar to it’s neighbors of South Barrington, Barrington Hills and Barrington and offers the same country suburban lifestyle. It is primarily a single family homes community with most being on 1 acre lots. There are condos and townhomes in the neighborhoods of
The Shires, Inverness on The Pond, Enclaves of Inverness, Ashbury, Weatherstone and the new Maison Du Comte. We have a few condo ownership single family home subdivisions too. Check out Creekside Estates at Inverness one of our newest subdivisions.
Single family homes are in a variety of sizes and styles, most of them being in planned unit developments. This allowed for the 1 acre lot sizes and requirement for well and septic systems. With acre lots and green space built into the planned unit developments you’re sure to find a lot of birds as well as deer, coyotes and other wildlife. Landscaping is very green with lots of open grassy spaces and trees. Most of the road names are after their counterparts in Inverness Scotland. Some of the subdivisions as well.
Try Inverness! We offer country suburban living, the best of both worlds, private quiet green sanctuaries with shopping, schools and other daily needs very close by in Barrington, Palatine and South Barrington.
Inverness Golf Course of Course!
Inverness needs to have a golf course! Inverness Golf Club is a members only club and by invitation only. Non members can play at Makray public golf course less than 3 miles away.
Commuting & O’Hare Airport From Inverness
Chicago has one of the largest airports in the world. O’Hare airport offers direct flights to just about anywhere you need to go with all major airlines. It’s about a 30 minute drive from Inverness along I-90 which is just 5 minutes from Inverness down Barrington Rd.
If you need to commute into the City of Chicago for work I-90 is the easiest driving route. Chicago is about an hour away. Many regular commuters use Metra trains and depending on where in Inverness you live you can choose either Barrington Metra station in Barrington village or Palatine Metra station in Palatine village. They are on the same commuter train line.
Harper Community College
In Palatine we have a community college offering vocational courses and 2 year associate degrees. It’s location on Algonquin Rd is just at the southern tip of Inverness. Many high school kids chose Harper to start their 4 year degrees and get their general education credits completed.
Inverness IL Schools and Education
Inverness IL is served by the following 3 school districts:
- Barrington Community School District 220
- Palatine Community School District 15
- William Fremd High School in District 211
When choosing Inverness homes, if you want a certain school or district, you must always check with the school district offices to be absolutely sure you are in the right location. Never rely on the MLS property listing sheets.
Inverness Has a Low Crime Rate
- The overall crime rate in Inverness is 96% lower than the national average.
- Inverness is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States.
- In Inverness you have a 1 in 955 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- Most crimes in are theft and burglary.
Relocating to Inverness
It’s unlikely you’re relocating to Inverness for a job, we are a residential suburban village with very little employment. Most workers will likely work in downtown Chicago or any of the closer employment hubs such as Schaumburg, Elgin, Libertyville, Lincolnshire. Most employees commute about 30 minutes from home by road. Inverness is well placed for these hubs. Inverness may be your relocation destination because of the type of real estate we have here. Often relocating families select Inverness IL alongside Barrington IL and its neighbors.
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For further assistance or to start your home search, call Corinne Guest, Barrington Realty Company at (847) 363-3686. Or fill in the form below.