With a population of 5,389, Northfield is one of the smaller villages comprising the New Trier Township. This small but elegant community directly west of Winnetka is the head quarters to Kraft Foods and the home to many of it’s executives. Just 17 miles north of the Loop, the village offers easy access to the highway. Buffered by a forest preserve to the south, the lots tend to be more spread out with numerous trees and winding roads making for a quiet residential community. Recently the village added a new community center as well as updated the Northfield Village Hall. With shopping and restaurants close by, along with highly regarded schools, Northfield is an ideal community to raise a famil
Housing: Northfield has a diverse array of housing stock from affordable condos and town houses to lovely picturesque traditional colonials spread out on sprawling acre plus lots. Architectural influences include ranch, bi-level, Cape Cod and Tudor to name a few. The median sales price for a single family home as of 3rd quarter 2011, was $573,000 and for an attached dwelling was $235,000.
Schools: Northfield children attend elementary districts 29 (Northfield),34 (Glenview ) and 37(Avoca) depending on proximity to the neighborhood elementary school. High School Students attend New Trier High School, with the first year spent at the freshmen campus in Northfield and the last three years at the East Campus in Winnetka.
Transportation: The Tri-State Tollway(I-294) and the Edens Expressway (I-94) are both nearby. The Loop is a 40 minute drive from Northfield. O’Hare Airport is a 15 minute drive, while Midway is an hour drive. Rail commuters have a 40 minute trip to the Loop from either the Winnetka or the Glen View train station. Bus service is available.
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