Situated 16 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 includes 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.
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.
The village of Winnetka offers several public amenities including beautiful beaches, golf courses, A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, the Winnetka Ice Arena and numerous parks. Pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods surround the picturesque downtown, which has a variety of boutique shops and eateries. With three Metra stations and close proximity to the Edens Expressway, Winnetka residents also enjoy convenient commuting options to downtown Chicago.