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Long Grove Should Not Be Overlooked In Your Luxury Home Search

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Historic Downtown Long Grove is not a just a neighborhood, but a village of colorful, rustic beauty and style. Home to a variety of unique restaurants, stores, art and antiques, it is famous for its cultural activities and fests (Chocolate fest in middle May, Strawberry fest in late June, Apple fest in late September , Scarecrow fest in early October, among many others).

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Why is Historic Downtown Long Grove one of the best neighborhoods to live in?

Recently, named one of Chicago’s Best Public Spaces by the Metropolitan Planning Council, Long Grove, Illinois, is a great place to visit if you’re looking for real estate or searching for a new home. Richly adorned with trees, ponds and lakes, the village is a calm, peaceful and surreal one with crime rates lower than 75% of the cities in the United States, making it one if the safest places to raise a family.

Schools in Long Grove village include Kildeer Countryside Elementary School, Country Meadows Elementary School, and Woodlam Middle School all highly recommended by the GreatSchool rating, with the Stevensen High school, Lincolnshire, just about 8 minutes’ drive from Long Grove village. The village harbors top medical facilities like Northwest community Hospital and Grove Medical Center both rated to be among the best in Illinois. If you’re visiting Long Grove for the first time, be sure to visit some of their historic restaurants and bars nearby such as The Chatter Box Gastropub, Enzo & Lucia Ristorante, and the historic Village Tavern for a treat.

A little history of Long Grove Village

Long Grove, an affluent village in Lake County, boasts of a total area of 12.7 square miles (according to the 2010 census), out of which about 0.24 square miles is made up of water.

 The village was originally founded by German immigrants in the late 1830’s and initially comprised of a couple stores, a tavern, three churches and a litter of schools. It currently boasts of over 8000 residents and a variety of unique restaurants, bars and stores, and maintains the historic charm and character so proudly created back in the 1830’s.

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David Harney

David Harney has a passion for real estate and home renovation. A native of Lindenhurst, Illinois, David moved to Michigan during high school then attended Michigan State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He began his career selling residential and commercial construction supplies which allowed him to build solid relationships with home builders, designers, and architects all over the Northern Chicago suburbs. An entrepreneur at heart, David launched D Michael Development, a residential building supply company, focusing on kitchen design, windows, and renovation. Expanding his business focus, David became a licensed real estate agent with eXp Realty in Libertyville, Illinois. He takes the time to listen to his clients to find out their wishes for a property and enjoys helping them find the perfect home for their lifestyle. His experience with home construction and renovation, knowledge of the area, and his ability to communicate effectively with his clients makes him one of the most sought-after agents in the area. In his free time, David enjoys spending time with his wife and friends. He also loves to play golf and racquetball and going camping or fishing. “I make it a point to not take on more than I can handle which helps guarantee individual attention to each of my clients. It’s important to me that every client feels like they’re my only client.” – David Harney, D Michael Development

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