Northfield Homes for Sale

Included below are homes for sale aNorthfield Homes for Salend real estate in Northfield, IL.

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Explore the Northfield IL Area

Northfield is located 19 miles north of Chicago. Northfield is a small and laid-back community. Quiet luxury homes are available for families looking for space between neighbors. Commuters has quick access to Edens Expressway for an easy commute. O’Hare airport is also just 14 miles away. Northfield is the only North Shore Chicago community that does not have direct commuter train access.

Nature lovers will love Northfield. Residents looking to ice skate or bring their kids to the playground can enjoy five local parks. The Northfield community center also has an incredible fitness center. Local school districts are 29, 34, and 202. Explore homes for sale in Northfield. Start searching for Northfield homes for sale.

For more information, check out our Northfield Real Estate blog for more community information.

Northfield Amenities

Northfield offers a range of amenities that cater to both residents and visitors looking for fun and outdoor activities. Here's a brief overview of our favorites

  • Northfield Community Center - The Northfield Community Center acts as a gathering spot for community events and activities providing a diverse range of programs suitable for individuals of all ages. These include art workshops, exercise classes and more playing a role in bringing the community and promoting active participation.
  • Clarkson Park - Clarkson Park, with its playgrounds, picnic spots and beautiful walking trails is beloved by families and nature lovers. It offers a retreat for leisure and outdoor activities in the center of Northfield. It even has an ice rink!
  • North Branch Trail System - Outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy cycling running or strolling can explore the network of trails in the North Branch Trail System. These paths meander through settings linking various parks and neighborhoods providing a scenic and enjoyable experience for nature lovers.
  • Fox Meadow Park - Fox Meadow Park is famous for its beautifully maintained grounds making it a perfect location for sports activities like soccer and frisbee as well as a serene setting for picnics and get togethers surrounded by lush greenery.
  • Willow Park - Willow Park holds a place in the neighborhood known for its setting with beautiful willow trees and a charming pond. It's a sanctuary for anyone looking to unwind or enjoy a stroll surrounded by natures beauty.

Northfield's Best Restaurants

While Northfield blends into the surrounding towns and popping over to another city wouldn't take much, Northfield does have some great restaurants of its own. Here are some of our favorites AND what to order!

  • The Happ Inn Bar and Grill - This local hotspot is famous for its range of American dishes, including delicious burgers and crisp salads. The Happ Inn Bar and Grill is well loved for its comforting meals and inviting ambiance attracting families and friends alike.
  • Taco Nano! - A vibrant and casual eatery, Taco Nano! specializes in inventive tacos and Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. We love their fish tacos and guacamole, and it's perfect for those seeking flavorful and authentic Mexican dishes.
  • PNS Noodle Shop - PNS Noodle Shop is well known for its noodle bowls and dumplings offering a variety of cuisine. It's the spot for those seeking a meal in a friendly atmosphere with pho and ramen being popular choices.
  • Stormy’s Tavern and Grille - Stormys Tavern and Grille is famous for serving pub food making it a popular spot to enjoy a satisfying meal in a relaxed setting. Customers rave about their burgers and wings solidifying its status as a local hangout.
  • Tapas Gitana - This delightful eatery captures the essence of Spain in Northfield offering a variety of tapas and paellas. Tapas Gitana is renowned for its dishes and cozy atmosphere creating a perfect setting for a romantic evening or a memorable event.

Northfield Recreation

  • Chicago River Canoe and Kayak -  This is a great way to explore the Chicago River This canoe and kayak service provides rentals and guided tours for paddlers of all skill levels. It's celebrated for giving both locals and tourists a different perspective of the city, with wildlife sightings and serene river stretches making each trip memorable.
  • Skokie Water Park - During the summertime Skokie Water Park is the go-to destination for families offering water activities such as slides, a lazy river and a shallow pool for easy access. It's a spot to beat the heat providing facilities that appeal to both kids and grown ups seeking leisure and enjoyment.
  • Heritage Trail MercantileHeritage Trail Mercantile specializes in biking and hiking gear, offering both rentals and sales. It's a go-to spot for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the area's trails, with expert advice and repair services ensuring a great outdoor adventure.
  • Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park - The sculpture garden outdoors offers a outing showcasing a striking array of modern sculptures placed along the scenic North Shore Channel. It's a spot for art enthusiasts and individuals looking to enjoy a walk surrounded by artistic creations in a stunning nature filled environment.
  • Sunset Ridge Country Club - Sunset Ridge Country Club is renowned for its top tier golf course and premium facilities providing a environment. Its standing tradition and well kept amenities make it a favored destination for golf lovers and individuals seeking dining experiences and social gatherings in a sophisticated atmosphere.

Northfield Commuter Transportation

Northfield, Illinois and its surrounding neighborhoods have access to the Chicago metropolitan area through various transportation choices such as the Metra commuter rail services. Lets talk about the details about the two stations;

1. Northbrook Metra Station; Found in the neighboring suburb of Northbrook this station is part of Metras Milwaukee District North Line providing a route to the downtown Chicago Union Station. It serves as a transit hub for locals traveling to the city for work or fun offering parking and accessibility from Northfield. The station is known for its service and frequent trains during rush hours making it a popular pick for commuters.

2. Hubbard Woods Metra Station; Located in Winnetka near Northfield Hubbard Woods Station falls under the Union Pacific North Line connecting suburbs to downtown Chicago. It's especially convenient for residents in parts of Northfield. Offers a picturesque journey along Lake Michigans shores. Similar to Northbrook station Hubbard Woods is a link for commuters heading downtown equipped with amenities to ensure a travel experience.

Both stations play roles in the transport system giving residents of Northfield flexible travel options to reach Chicago and beyond efficiently.  The presence of these nearby stations enhances Northfield's allure, providing a serene suburban living experience alongside swift access to urban conveniences.

Northfield Real Estate

The housing scene, in Northfield Illinois showcases a blend of modern styles mirroring its historical past and current development. There is a mix of single family homes, including century ranches, cozy Cape Cods and newly built houses with contemporary features. The neighborhood boasts lush greenery and tree lined streets with some homes dating back to the early to mid 1900s giving insight into the areas journey.

Find a Northfield Real Estate Agent

Jake McClure is a licensed real estate broker, REALTOR, and the group leader of the Burling Square Group - Your Northfield Real Estate Experts! Burling Square Group is a division within Fulton Grace Realty. Contact Burling Square Group today to get your home search started!