Located in Lake County Illinois, the Village of North Barrington is a country suburban community set among trees and forestry in a 5 square mile space. It is known for both The Biltmore Country Club and eclectic subdivision of homes as well as the newer gated golf community of luxury homes at Wynstone. There are plenty of home style choices with most homes on 1 to 2 acre lots. Equestrian zoning is available as some of the lots go to 6 acres. Buyers can find single family homes, estate sized properties and luxury houses, or best yet find a vacant lot and build your dream home.
North Barrington is just an hours drive or train ride to Chicago making this community the perfect choice for daily commuters who want a peaceful getaway at the end of a hard weeks work.
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History of North Barrington Illinois
The Barrington Area Historical Society has documented the first homes in North Barrington at 156 Kimberly (known as the Kimberly House c. 1857), 150 Old Barrington Road (c. 1860) and the Kuhlman House at 615 Miller (c. 1875). The original subdivision in the Honey Lake area was called Biltmore Country Estates and included the Biltmore Country Club. On October 31st 1959, area residents voted to incorporate into the Village of North Barrington.
This was the same day as Lake Barrington’s incorporation into a village; they were named the sister villages.
Life in North Barrington?
- Country Suburban Lifestyle
- Small Community Feel
- Low Crime Rate
- 2 Revered School Districts
- Beautiful Forestry Areas
- Tree City
- Just Over An Hours Commute to Chicago
- 50 Minutes to Chicago O’Hare Airport
- Wynstone Golf Course and Luxury Homes For Sale
- Biltmore Country Club and Homes For Sale
Which Schools in North Barrington IL do Students Attend?
North Barrington IL is served by Barrington Community School District 220 and Lake Zurich CUSD 95. The dividing line is the township line. Those living in Cuba Township will attend Barrington 220 Schools. Those living in Ela Township attend Lake Zurich Schools. It’s the east part of the village that lies in Ela Township. Learn more about Lake Zurich Schools. Check out their Boundary Map to see if your North Barrington home is in the Lake Zurich district.
For Barrington schools you can also search homes by school names but always double check with the administration office as boundaries do change.
Golf & Leisure in North Barrington
North Barrington is a residential country village. Golfers can join The Biltmore Golf Club or The Wynstone Golf Club. There are other golf courses in the Barrington area. Walkers have no lack of places to hike. Grassy Lake Forest Preserve is the largest open public space. There are two country trail walks, the first is through Leonard Park, the second through the Biltmore Country Club area close to Honey Lake.
Then there are the parks: Eton Park, Lafferty Park, Leonard Park. Eton Park has been developed with two playgrounds, a basketball court and fields for soccer, baseball and softball. A Gazebo was installed in 2000 with tables for picnics. Other parks remain in their natural state.
The village has a wildlife refuge and Haverton Conservation Area.
Shopping & Eating Closeby
Lake Zurich is the nearest town for cafes and restaurants, fast food too. Barrington village is another choice, Deer Park and South Barrington a little farther away. Kildeer and Deer Park have some great restaurants! Lake Zurich is the nearest larger shopping area with all the big box stores along route 12 (aka Rand Rd), more boutique style stores in the Deer Park Shopping Mall.
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