Hubbard Woods is a charming section of Winnetka that is located along the north end of the village. It was named after Gilbert Hubbard who lived and developed the area in the 1870s after the great Chicago fire.
Hubbard Woods is one of the three main shopping areas of Winnetka - along with east Elm and west Elm. The stores here straddle both sides of Green Bay Road from Tower Road north to Scott Avenue. This strip of of road includes some very popular stores many design and antique stores. Plus there are beauty salons, barbers, tailors, art dealers, gift stores, a thrift store, and several clothing stores. Plus, the area's only McDonald's.
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Homes for sale in Hubbard Woods range from around $600,000 to $5,000,000 - the area just southeast of Hubbard Woods School is the most expensive while the rest of the area has a wide range of values. Hubbard Woods School serves the area's kindergarten through fourth grade children.
Winnetka has three train stations with one located on Green Bay Road along the east side of Hubbard Woods Park. The Green Bay Trail winds through town here along the railroad tracks. The bus also runs through town and the Edens Expressway is just a few minutes away.
Hubbard Woods Park is widely used throughout the year - a series music concerts and fundraisers in the summer and ice skating in the winter months. And where Tower Road dead ends at Sheridan Road in the east you will find Tower Road Beach, the largest of Winnetka's three public beaches.
The Cook County Forest Preserves are at the west end of Hubbard Woods - the forest preserve bike trail passes through and people can also canoe or kayak in the lagoons.
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Margaret Goss is a full-time real estate broker since 1998 working in the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, Glenview, and Evanston.
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