Barrington Hills, IL

Barrington Hills, IL Country Club

Located 30 miles northwest of Chicago, Barrington Hills, IL is a very affluent village in Cook County and Lake County, Illinois. At just 29 square miles in size, there are roughly 10,659 residents living here. So, while residents experience the best of both country and suburban living, Barrington Hills, IL is best known as horse country. There are forest preserves, wetlands parks, and many horse trails for all to enjoy. With over 4,722 acres of forest preserve in Barrington Hills alone, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature and the great outdoors. This is all part of what makes the area unique. It is only an hour from Chicago, but it is known for its vast open spaces. You truly can have the best of both worlds when you are living in Barrington Hills, IL.

In Barrington Hills, there are a lot of restaurants and parks. If you love antiquing, Barrington has many places to check out. There is plenty of shopping and dining here in Barrington Hills, IL. Check out the Village shops and enjoy the small town locally owned businesses.

One of the best things here in Barrington Hills is the Family-friendly and adult-oriented special events that are hosted throughout the year.  Here are some examples, but there are so many more fabulous events here in Barrington Hills, IL:

  • Barrington Town-Warming
  • Breakfast with Bunny at the Ice House Mall
  • Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Family Expo
  • Barrington Wine Walk
  • Kite Fly & Kids Fest
  • Barrington Art Festival
  • Flesk Fest Outdoor Beer Garden
  • JourneyCare Duck Race & Pool Party
  • Family Campout in the Park
  • Scarecrow Festival
  • “Paint the Town Barrington!” Plein Air Outdoor Painting Event

Barrington Hills, IL is a Community Where, Landowners Determine How They Enjoy Their Land

With the majority of parcels being 5-acres or larger, properties include everything from small cottages to large elegant estates. A community low in legislation and high in property rights, Barrington Hills, IL residents can indulge their passions and interests at home. Traditional family residences border gentleman farmers, gardening enthusiasts, car collectors, and more. Privacy and tranquility are two of the hallmarks of this unique community. (

A Few Interesting Links to Explore about Barrington Hills, IL

Barrington Area Library

Barrington History Museum

Daughters of the American Revolution, Signal Hill Chapter

Quintessential Barrington Magazine

Barrington’s White House

The Catlow Theater

The Octagon House

Best Places to Raise a Family in Illinois

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Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Illinois

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Places with the Best Public Schools in Illinois

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Check Out The Areas Surrounding Barrington Hills, IL:

  1. Algonquin
  2. South Barrington
  3. Crystal Lake
  4. Hoffman Estates
  5. Schaumburg
  6. Cary
  7. Lake In The Hills
  8. West Dundee
  9. Huntley
  10. Barrington
  11. Palatine

Things to do in Barrington Hills, IL

Dining, Hotels and More in Barrington Hills, IL

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Worth Checking Out

  1. Barrington Hills Polo Club
  2. Fox River Valley Pony Club
  3. Spring Creek Forest Preserve
  4. Crabtree Nature Center
  5. Three Oaks Recreation Center
  6. Barrington’s White House

Real Estate

  • Median Home Value
  • $773,000
  • Median Rent
  • $2,533


Barrington 220 Community Unit School District

District 300 is the main sending district for Barrington Hills.  There are some residents that also attend schools in Community Unit District 300 located in Algonquin.  Click Here to see the other school district!


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Golf Anyone

  1. Barrington Hills Country Club
  2. Makray Memorial Golf Club
  3. Stonehenge Golf Club

More Courses in The Surrounding Area

  1. Highland Woods Golf Course
  2. Palatine Hills Golf Course
  3. Kempner Lakes Golf Club
  4. Inverness Golf Club
  5. Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club
  6. Club at Wynstone

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I'm Mike and I love helping buyers discover what's really important in their forever home, and working to find that in 

Chicago's Northwest Suburbs. I also have a soft spot in my heart for teachers and love giving back to them whenever I can. Let me know how I can help you make your real estate dreams come true. 

schedule your free consultation




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