Park Barrington - Age Targeted Community ideal for Retirees

Park Barrington

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432 Park Barrington Drive, Barrington, Illinois 60010 -

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  • Builder:Pepper Construction
  • Price Range:$340000 - $460000
  • Home Type:
    Single Family Home
  • Number of Homes:118
  • New / Resale: Resale
  • Age Restriction:No Restrictions
  • Gated:No
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Additional Facts
  • Airport: 13.00 miles
  • Hospital: 0.6 mile
  • City:
    Barrington
  • Home Exterior:

    Brick, Siding
  • SF Range:

    1250 - 2000
  • Lawn Care: Not Included
  • Featured Amenity: Walking & Biking, Scenic Lakes,

What is Unique about Park Barrington?

Small and quiet community of 120 homes conveniently located 35 miles outside the city of Chicago. While the community has no clubhouse it is adjacent to Ron Beese Park which offers plenty of hiking trails, grandchildren parks, and ball fields spread across 80 acres. Residents enjoy their low maintenance homes in a quiet and intimate community surrounded by mature landscaping. 

Life at Park Barrington, Barrington Illinois

Park Barrington is an intimate community located in Barrington, IL. It is a pleasant neighborhood that welcomes people of all ages, although most residents here are empty nesters. Active adults and retirees find Park Barrington a desirable neighborhood because of its low-maintenance homes in a tranquil environment. This community boasts of its curb appeal with meticulously designed homes and a well-manicured landscape. Residents live in a very convenient location near recreation and entertainment.

Park Barrington is next to Ron Beese Park, an 80-acre park that features a playground for children, gardening plots, nature areas, hiking trails and cross-country ski trails. You also will find a picnic area as well as softball and soccer fields, so there will always be something that will keep you active outdoors when you are a part of the Park Barrington community.

Park Barrington gives residents a sense of community where friends and neighbors gather for mah jongg or bridge. There is also a banquet that takes place twice a year. You can join the others for movie nights or dinners, plus everyone has more time to do what their heart desires because they will never have to worry about the tedious exterior home chores. Residents pay a homeowners’ association fee that takes care of snow removal and front yard landscaping. This gives everyone the opportunity to live their life just the way they want to.

Park Barrington Homes and Real Estate

Park Barrington is a community that sits on a 30-acre parcel of  land and consists of 118 homes built between 1988 and 1995 by Pepper Construction Co. Interested homebuyers can purchase a single-family home that is available as resale with 2-3 bathrooms, 2-4 bedrooms and a 2-car garage. Beautiful outdoor features include brick siding and cedar shake roofs, and the majority of homes here are ranch-style homes offering master suites on the first floor. Interior features include full basements, spacious living rooms and fenced yards.

Park Barrington Area Attractions

Located in flourishing Barrington, IL, Park Barrington is 3 miles north of Interstate 90. It is situated north of Dundee Road and east of Barrington Road and is in close proximity to a number of recreation opportunities found at Crabtree Nature Center Forest Preserve and Baker Lake. Moreover, the community is only 10 minutes away from numerous entertainment and dining options at The Arboretum of South Barrington that features restaurants, cinema, outlets and a number of other amusements.

You can take a 45-minute drive to several big-city attractions, major sporting events and cultural opportunities in downtown Chicago without any hassle. If you do not feel like driving, you can take advantage of the Metra train with service to Chicago, and this train station can be reached in less than 10 minutes. With competitively priced homes in a desirable area and pleasant neighbors who share common interests, you can say that Park Barrington is a wonderful community in Chicago for retirees and active adults.

When you visit Barrington, make sure that you check out Goebbert’s Farm and Garden Centre, a well-known attraction located in South Barrington. You can treat yourself to various fruit and vegetable picking sessions. Furthermore, you will be able to understand how their products are cared for as well as harvested. You can learn how to choose the freshest vegetables from the market and get a few recipes. 

Started in 1920, Catlow Theater is not only a theater that screens movies; it is also a historic attraction in Barrington that people should never miss. Here, watching a movie makes you feel like you are sitting in a setting from the past. The theater itself takes the whole movie-going experience to a whole new level.

Industry Expert Review

This community is defined by its location and things to do outside the community rather than onsite amenities. Residents appreciate being close to area shopping, dining and recreation, yet living in a community with a very low cost of ownership. 

 

Amenities

  • Walking & Biking
  • Scenic Lakes
Year Build : 1988
Property/Community Type : Single Family Home
Size Of Community (Number of Units) : 118
Club House : Yes
Garage : 2 Car
Maintenace Provided : No
Swimming Pool : No Swimming Pool
Fitness Facility : No Fitness Facility
Golf Facility(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Coastal Area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Mountain/foot hills area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Lake Property(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
College Town(College or University Within 15 Mile Radius) : No
Size of Community/Town(25 Mile Radius Estimated) :
Fitness Facility(Within 2 Mile Radius) : Yes
Organized events onsite : No

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Price Range: Low $340000 – High $460000

 

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