Waterfront homes in Barrington can mean different things to different buyers. Some consider large lakes and rivers to be true waterfront homes others will consider anything that has a water view however small, even a trickling brook. The good news is that our area has lots of options.
Close to Barrington is Fox River. There are very few waterfront homes in Barrington that have the river for a back yard and these are in Lake Barrington and Port Barrington. In Barrington Hills there are a few homes that have The Fox River as frontage across the residential road. Most of these homes do have wet and dry boat docks.
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South Barrington is home to 45 lakes with The Lake of The Coves and South Lakes of The Coves offering waterfront homes around an 85 acre lake. Braymore Hills in Inverness is another subdivision with a substantially sized lake. Scattered throughout the area there are many smaller lakes offering waterfront homes.
Most South Barrington neighborhoods are managed by home owner associations. With many homes having a water view, you might find outdoor swimming pools are not permitted. Eastings Mere is an example of this.
What are looking for in your Barrington waterfront home? Do you want a boat dock, or the ability to use a non motorized boat on the lake? Do you want to swim, fish, watch the wildlife and birds, or are you just looking for glorious views year round with no-one looking back at you?