National Register Historic District with Easy Greensboro Access
There are generally many homes for sale in Summerfield, NC, which is in northwest Guilford County. Many people are drawn to Summerfield—and northwest Guilford County in general—because it is so convenient to Greensboro, but its rolling hills and dense stands of trees are less populous than Greensboro’s. Residents of Summerfield consider themselves local to Greensboro and participate actively in all facets of life in Greensboro and other surrounding towns.
The Town of Summerfield’s motto is “Respectful of the past, focused on the future.” At the intersection of Summerfield Road and NC 150 in Summerfield, you’ll discover a National Register Historic District. This intersection is home to the Brittain Building, an 1872 building that was once the general store (it’s now the town’s offices and a small museum); as well as RC Gordon’s Hardware Store, built in 1872; and the oldest home in town, the Martin House, which was built in 1836.
With its lovely natural surroundings and lower population density, it seems natural that one of the town’s strategic goals is “to provide recreational opportunities for the citizens of Summerfield.” Summerfield Community Park, in the center of town, has picnic shelters, fishing, walking/biking trails, and an outdoor amphitheater. The Anna Long Marshall Wayside links to the Atlantic and Yadkin Greenway trail system that connects Summerfield with Greensboro. In 2010, the town opened the well-equipped Summerfield Athletic Park, which is heavily used for local field sports.
Summerfield has a total population just over 15,060 with a very low population density of 277 people per square mile. It’s known as an affluent area with an average household income of nearly $80,000 per year. Not surprisingly, residents of Summerfield are highly educated; 92.2% of people over 25 have earned a high school diploma, while 42.3% have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.
You’ll find numerous homes for sale in Summerfield. Some of the most popular neighborhoods include the following:
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Children who live in Summerfield, NC attend public and private schools.
Most residents of Summerfield enjoy highly rated, relatively new schools that have excellent test scores, low student-to-teacher ratios, and active PTAs.
Public elementary schools serving Summerfield are the following:
- Northern Elementary School
- Summerfield Elementary School
- Oak Ridge Elementary School
Public middle schools serving Summerfield are listed below:
- Northern Middle School
- Northwest Middle School
- Greensboro Academy
Public high schools serving Summerfield are these:
- Northern High School
- Northwest High School
Summerfield children also attend some of the area’s well-regarded private and public charter schools, many of which are in or near the area, including the following:
- Caldwell Academy
- Guilford Day School
- Noble Academy
- New Garden Friends School
- Greensboro Day School
- Canterbury School
- Summerfield Charter Academy