—Situated 18 miles north of downtown Chicago
, Winnetka offers a diverse range of homes for sale, fantastic recreational options, beautiful public beaches and a picturesque downtown with dozens of venues for dining and shopping. The public school district consists of three elementary schools, two middle schools and New Trier High School, which consistently ranks among the best in the country. There are also a number of prestigious private schools within the community.Housing
—Winnetka real estate
is architecturally diverse and features homes designed by distinguished architects including George Maher, Howard Van Doren Shaw and David Adler. Colonials, Tudors and Victorians are interspersed with contemporary and new-construction homes on graceful tree-lined streets. From multi-million dollar lakefront mansions to condominiums, townhomes and in-town cottages, there is something for everyone in this charming village.Lifestyle
— Residents enjoy convenient commuting options and public amenities that include beautiful beaches, golf courses, a world-class tennis facility, indoor ice arena and numerous parks. Pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods surround the picturesque downtown that has been nationally recognized for smart growth.