Northfield, IL Real Estate Overview | BHHS Chicago
Incorporated as a village in 1926, and one of the few suburbs which issues licenses for keeping horses, Northfield has maintained a country atmosphere. Surrounded by country clubs, golf courses, and forest preserves, this community remains residential with limited commercial development in the downtown area. Shopping areas can be found within the Village limits. Specialty stores, antique shops, and restaurants are among a variety of businesses. The area is served by Middle Fork primary and Sunset Ridge Middle School. High school students attend either New Trier High School in Winnetka or Glenbrook South High School in Glenview. Northfield is home to extensive biking, jogging and bridal paths, plus 3 parks and the Skokie Lagoon Forest Preserve. It also features a large and well-attended senior center and a community center. Willow Park is Northfield Park District’s largest park and sports complex featuring 4 lighted ball fields, 2 lighted soccer fields, 4 tennis courts, a ½ mile pathway system with fitness stations and a picnic shelter.