Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Lake Barrington is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Lake Barrington is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This village is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite calm - however noise can be an issue closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are around 10 parks close by for residents to explore, including Fox River Shores Forest Preserve and Grassy Lake Forest Preserve, making them easy to get to.
The predominant housing types in Lake Barrington are single detached homes and townhouses. This village has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 90% of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners whereas renters occupy the remainder. The average year of construction for buildings in this village is 1981.
Lake Barrington does not contain any high schools or primary schools. As far as food is concerned, it is very rarely practical for home buyers in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area to access the nearest supermarket on foot. There are also a few options for those who cherish close by restaurants.
Driving is usually the best transportation option in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. However, most houses for sale in this village are located in areas that are not very suitable for traveling on foot since almost no common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.