Located approximately 25 miles north of Chicago, Deerfield is a charming neighborhood offering fine schools and a bustling business district. Deerfield's town center and a number of recreational options provide homeowners with urban convenience and all the amenities of fine suburban living.
Named after Deerfield, Massachusetts and the abundance of deer living in the community, Deerfield was first settled in 1835 and initially named "Cadwell's Corner" after one of its settlers, Jacob B. Cadwell. Deerfield was officially incorporated as a village in 1903.
Housing options in Deerfield real estate include condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes in a wide range of architectural styles and prices. The village includes both walk-to-town locations and more traditional suburban subdivisions. The average sales price for a single-family home in Deerfield was $488,318 in 2012. Meanwhile, the average condominium was $184,516 (source: Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC).
The community is served by Deerfield Public Schools District 109. High School students primarily attend Deerfield High School. Easy access to I-294 puts residents within easy reach of downtown Chicago, O'Hare and numerous corporate headquarters. The village's Metra station also provides direct access to downtown Chicago.
Deerfield has a number of public and private recreational facilities including the Sachs Recreation Center, which offers an indoor pool, tennis courts, gymnasiums, fitness classes and more. Deerfield Square also offers residents an assortment of shops and restaurants. Among the community's favorite eateries are Rosebud, Carson's, Bobby's and Wildfish.