Deer Park Illinois is adjacent to the Barrington country suburban area and offers a similar living experience. The majority Deer Park IL homes for sale are single family houses on 1 acre lots. Two recent townhouse subdivisions offer a maintenance free lifestyle. There are a few single family houses with condo ownership in one of the townhouse neighborhoods.
Located in Lake County the village shares the zip code of 60010 with Barrington. Children attend Barrington Schools or Lake Zurich Schools. Occupying just 3.85 square miles, Deer Park enjoys a green belt which is bordered by two large natural areas providing outdoor recreation and open space. These are Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve and Deer Grove Forest Preserve.
Gallery Deer Park IL Homes for Sale
- Barrington Trails
- Briargate Estates
- Chapel Hill
- Country Corners
- Deer Lake Meadows
- Deer Park Estates
- Deer Park Place
- Deer Path Estates
- Deer Valley Estates
- Dover Pond
- Forest Green Lake Estates
- Hamilton Estates
- Hartz Farm Estate
- Hillview Estates
- Mossley Hill Farm
- Oak Ridge
- Park Hill
- Park Hill Estates
- Swansway Ponds
Nestled between two forest preserves residents and visitors enjoy open space and plenty of outdoor recreation space. For nature lovers and bird watchers, Cuba Marsh and Ela Marsh Forest Preserves are favorite destinations.
It’s also home to Vehe Farm, an old working farm now converted to provide even more outdoor pastimes. Vehe Farm includes a soccer field, butterfly farm, walking trails and wetland areas. Vehe Farm is the location of the village hall.
There are places to shop and dine nearby with boutique stores at the upscale Shopping Mall.
Route 53 is a 7 minute drive for faster driving commute to Chicago via I-90.
- Country Suburban Lifestyle
- Low Crime Rate
- Two Good School Districts
- Boutique Shopping Mall & Restaurants
- Conservation Areas
- An Hours Commute to Chicago
- 45 Minutes to Chicago O’Hare Airport
Types & Styles of Real Estate
The majority of subdivisions are built in planned unit developments. Property styles are commonly Colonial, Ranches, Traditional single family houses. The townhouse subdivisions are English and Dutch Colonial styles.
- Primarily 1 acre lots.
- Waterfront available – ponds.
- Median properties are 4 bedroom, 2-3 bathrooms, 2-3 car garages.
- Partial or full basements, some walkout.
- Commonly built 1970’s through 1990’s.
- Limited new construction.
- Well and Septic service.
There are not very many vacant lots left to build a custom home. New construction will be limited to one of the few remaining single lots and having a builder design your custom home.
Which Schools do Students Attend?
The community is served by the following 2 school districts:
- Barrington Community School District 220
- Lake Zurich Community School District 95
If a particular school is what you want and are considering buying a home in this village you are always advised to verify schools with the district offices.
The Village of Kildeer Illinois is next door and villages share a police department. Homes in Kildeer are very similar with 1 acre lots and properties of a similar age. Other country neighbors include, Long Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Lake Zurich, Wauconda and Palatine. Homes in Long Grove IL offer a slightly higher price range. Buyers can also consider Hawthorn Woods IL. Lake Zurich houses are smaller and on standard lots but are often considered depending on price point for each buyer.
Buyers looking to move into the area often consider many of the neighbors who share the country suburban atmosphere and character. No matter where you end up buying it’s still never far to shops, schools, medical facilities and transport. One minute you can be in the country the next on a highway to the city. Residents love our green landscaped communities. There are plenty of small parks with areas for children to play baseball, soccer, fly kites. We have small lakes as well.
The average worker commutes just 30 minutes with many employment areas in our neighbors:
- Palatine and Elgin.
You will need a car, there’s not much within walking distance except the local neighborhood parks.