Deer Park IL is adjacent to the Barrington IL country suburban area and offers a similar country suburban living experience. The majority of homes in Deer Park IL are single family on 1 acre lots. Two recent townhome subdivisions offer a maintenance free lifestyle. Located in Lake County the village shares the zip code of 60010 with Barrington and 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.
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Life in This Country Suburban Community
Nestled between two forest preserves Deer Park enjoys open space and plenty of outdoor recreation space. It’s also home to Vehe Farm, an old working farm now converted to provide residents with even more outdoor pastimes. Vehe Farm includes a soccer field, butterfly farm, walking trails and wetland areas. Vehe Farm is also the location of the village hall. Very close to drive to Route 53 for faster driving to Chicago. 30 minutes to O’Hare Airport.
- 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
For nature lovers and bird watchers, Cuba Marsh and Ela Marsh Forest Preserves are favorite destinations. There are places to shop and dine nearby with boutique stores at the upscale Deer Park Shopping Mall. Visit the renovated Visit Vehe Farm or the theater.
What Are Homes in Deer Park IL Like?
The majority of homes in Deer Park IL are built in planned unit developments. Home styles are commonly Colonial, Ranches,Traditional single family homes. There are also has two townhomes communities.
- Primarily 1 acre lots.
- Waterfront available – ponds.
- Median homes 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.
Some of the neighborhoods are:
- Deer Park Estates and Deer Park Place for Townhomes
- Briargate Estates
- Chapel Hill
- Country Corners
- Deer Lake Meadows
- Deer Valley Estates
- Dover Pond
- Hartz Farm Estates
- Hamilton Estates
- Hillview Estates
- Park Hill
- The Squires
There are not very many vacant lots left to build a custom home. Very few new neighborhoods can be built here now. You might be able to buy a single lot and have a builder design your custom home. You will need a well and septic system.
Which Schools do Students Attend?
Deer Park IL 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 Deer Park you are always advised to verify schools with the district offices.
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