Fox River Grove is a small community adjacent to Lake Barrington that is located on the south side of The Fox River. The easterly part of the village falls under Barrington School district. Homes on Fox River Grover range from condos at the low price points to luxury homes up to about $700,000. There are several subdivisions as well as waterfront property adjacent to the river.
There is a Metra station in Fox River Grove that is just one stop on from Barrington and serves the residents of Fox River Grove as well as Barrington Hills and Lake Barrington. Commute to the city of Chicago is just over an hour by train. Fox River Grove has a small shopping mall with large grocery store, a Walgreens, two banks, Post Office, gas station, several smaller shops, a few restaurants and fast food places, a a veterinary office.
Gallery of Fox River Grove Homes for Sale
Type of Homes in Fox River Grove
There are a few condos and townhomes in Fox River Grove but the majority of residential real estate here is single family homes. Most of the lot sizes are standard builder lots with a few of the older home areas having lots up to 1 acre. Although close to the river, waterfront property is limited.
Home styles include many Colonial homes with traditional brick homes available in the newer subdivisions including Victoria Woods, Hunters Farm and Picnic Grove. Foxmoor is a subdivision perfect for buyers who cannot afford Barrington but want a single family home, also great for first time buyers. There are a few ranch homes in Foxmoor but for the most part it’s two story homes.
Schools for Fox River Grove
Served by three different school districts, please check with district offices before you buy any home based on a school name or district. Here are the schools for homes in Fox River Grove.
- Algonquin Rd Elementary School
- Eastview Elementary School
- Algonquin Lakes
- Countryside Elementary Barrington
- Fox River Grove Jr High
- Algonquin Middle School
- Barrington Middle School Prairie Campus
- Cary Grove High School
- Dundee Crown High School
- Barrington High School
- H D Jacobs High School
Famous Fox River Grove
We have a 120 foot Olympic regulation ski jump that towers above the residences and is home to The Norge Ski Club. They host two annual competitions which draw over 10,000 spectators to the jump every year. The village has over 100 acres of park land. Lions Park is next to The Fox River and offers space for picnics, sports fields and fishing as well as an annual arts and crafts fair. Picnic Grove Park hosts the July 4th fireworks display every year.
Sadly the Windy City Balloon flights that had a home in Fox River Grove are no longer operating here.