Welcome to South Barrington
In South Barrington, experience countryside charm combined with the amenities of urban living. This dreamy village blends upscale amenities with suburban charisma, and with its minute residential population of less than 5,000, it’s easy to get to know your neighbors. South Barrington is known for maximalist single-family dwellings, including some of the largest homes throughout the state, and its location on Interstate 90 makes Chicago easily accessible.
What to Love
- Luxurious Northwestern Chicago living
- Spacious homes and pristine lawns
- Upscale dining and shopping
- Affluence, privacy, and prestige
- Farm-to-table dinners made possible with U-Pick veggies from Goebbert’s Farm
People & Lifestyle
South Barrington is a lively enclave with a primarily residential atmosphere that lends itself to quiet neighborhood streets and a close-knit community. Ideal for established families, South Barrington boasts access to excellent schooling opportunities and upscale amenities. Additionally, its convenient location makes traveling to and from Chicago easy so residents can take full advantage of Chicago’s nightlife, dining, and shopping.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Spanning 600,000 square feet, The Arboretum of South Barrington
is South Barrington’s premier shopping destination, offering an array of luxury apparel, boutique furnishing, and beauty retailers alongside several eateries. Grab a latte to-go from Calibre Coffee
, browse L.L. Bean’s
latest inventory, and then stop into Blow Bar
for a quick beauty refresh. Mago Grill & Cantina
dishes up Mexican cuisine at its finest, incorporating bold flavors and vibrant ingredients to create mouthwatering entrées. Enjoy tableside guacamole, bright ceviche, and margaritas on the rocks whether you’re taking a late lunch from the office or celebrating with the whole family. Also at The Arboretum, The Hampton Social
offers an elegant take on East Coast cuisine with a stylish dining room that boasts a nautical flair. For drinks, head to Lucky Monk
. This microbrewery serves pizzas, burgers, and handcrafted beers in a casual setting that’s perfect for enjoying great company.
Things to Do
Despite its small size, there’s plenty to explore in South Barrington. Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center
is a family-owned working farm with something exciting happening every season. In the fall, Goebbert’s transforms into a pumpkin patch and apple orchard that’s perfect for picking decorative gourds or juicy, red apples. Additionally, during the autumn months, they host a Fall Festival with pig races, a corn maze, magic shows, and a haunted house. In the winter, Goebbert’s hosts a holiday light show, while springtime is for growing greenhouse plants, and summer is the perfect season for U-Pick veggies, such as jalapeños, eggplant, and tomatoes. The South Barrington Club
is the area’s local tennis club, where its immaculate facilities offer a range of services for everyone. With a total of seventeen tennis courts, an indoor pool and outdoor aquatic center, and a team of qualified personal trainers, the South Barrington Club is an elite fitness center designed to cater to your athletic desires and capabilities.
Grab a bucket of buttered popcorn and a soda from the concession stand because AMC South Barrington 24
is the go-to spot for movie night. If you’re looking for a crafty date night idea, head to Pinot’s Palette
. This popular paint-and-sip studio combines wine tasting and acrylic painting for a session filled with drinking, laughing, and creating. Regardless of your art skills, Pinot’s Palette is a fun, upscale, and low-stress evening out.
South Barrington is fortunate to have a stellar selection of public and private schools for its students. Exceptional academic facilities in South Barrington include:
- Barrington High School, 9-12
- William Fremd High School, 9-12
- Cambridge Lakes Charter School, K-12