Neighborhoods, School Districts, And Things To Do In The Kansas City Northland

Looking for Kansas City Northland homes for sale? We don’t blame you! The Kansas City Northland is a beautiful urban area just north of the Missouri River. It offers the best of both worlds- as it is located near lively Downtown Kansas City but just far enough away that you can escape the noise and enjoy the perks of the peaceful suburbs. With reputable school districts, great shopping, and endless activities to take part in it’s no wonder why so many folks are in search of Kansas City Northland homes for sale! To view current listings in the area, click here. 

Is this your first time reading our blog? Welcome to Hearthside Homes! We are a semi-custom home builder that builds in Kansas City, Liberty, Parkville, and Kearney areas. We have over 30 years of experience building over 1,500 homes for our clients. In Northland, we currently build in Chapel Ridge, Cadence, Riverstone, and Tiffany Woods. Our homes range from around $300k to $700k, and we offer new construction and spec homes! Click here to learn more about the other nearby communities we build in. In this blog post, we’ll highlight some of the perks of living in this awesome area as well as the Kansas City Northland homes for sale!


Beautiful, safe, and family-friendly neighborhoods are few reasons why people are drawn to the Kansas City Northland. Some of the neighborhoods in the Kansas City Northland area include Chapel Ridge, Cadence, Riverstone, and Tiffany Woods. Click here to learn more about these communities. 

Features of Chapel Ridge include two large community pools, gorgeous walking trails and green space, a clubhouse for gathering and entertaining, and fishing ponds. Residents in Cadence enjoy a family-friendly community pool, a modern farmhouse pool house, and close proximity to shopping and entertainment. Features of Riverstone include a zero-entry community pool, vast walking trails, and close proximity to Tiffany Springs Sports Complex, Springs Water Park, and Zona Rosa. Finally, Tiffany Woods has a zero-entry community pool, walking trails to enjoy the outdoors, and close proximity to the KCI airport. All of these neighborhoods are wonderful choices call home! Click here to check out current listings.

School Districts

The quality of the schools in this area are another reason why people are so interested in the Kansas City Northland area! The North Kansas City & Park Hill School Districts are great options that offer stellar public education. Your kids will benefit from passionate educators and be surrounded by lots of peers! 

Park Hill School District’s mission is to provide education in a safe and caring environment to set each student up for success. The schools values are student focus, integrity, high expectations, continuous improvement, visionary leadership, and equity.

Staley High School (North Kansas City School District) is an environmentally friendly and energy-saving building that is full of staff and students that are committed to the greater good, service, learning, inclusiveness, ownership, achievement, and respect. Staley High School is registered under the LEED Green Building Rating System. This system encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices. Staley has also been ranked among the best high schools in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report!

In summary, when moving to the Kansas City Northland area, you’ll rest easy knowing your kids will be in good hands!

Things To Do

Lastly, the activities available in the area are another reason this community is so sought after. There are several restaurants, shops, and activities around Kansas City Northland to entertain the whole family.

Historic Downtown Parkville is a great spot for dining and playing. Some well-known restaurants include Trezo Mare, Smokin Guns BBQ, and Bun Mee Phan. Boutiques and local art galleries line the area, and RoKC is another fun spot that offers indoor rock climbing and yoga classes for those fitness junkies.

Harrah’s North Kansas City and Spa at Briarcliff are two options for a night or day on the town! Harrah’s is a riverfront casino that offers over 1,500 slots, daily poker tournaments, and table games, while Spa at Briarcliff is the perfect place to relax and enjoy services such as manicures & pedicures, facials, and massages. There are also many historic sites to visit in the area. You can check out places like The Arabia Steamboat Museum which displays items that were found in the Missouri River from sinking in 1856!

Buying Your Northland House With Hearthside Homes

Ready to start your dream life in the Kansas City Northland? We can help you discover Kansas City Northland homes for sale! You can purchase one of our move-in ready spec homes, or build one of our pre-designed floor plans. From the time we break ground on your project, your home can be move-in ready in as little as six short months.

We understand the typical process of building or buying a home can be exhausting and daunting. You want to be sure the price is reasonable, the house is up to your standards, and the process doesn’t take forever! Hearthside Homes will offer you a team of passionate designers and construction professionals to guide you throughout the journey. You will remain in the know during the entire project and we will keep you up to date with the schedule. Building a home with us is really as easy as 1, 2, 3… Our 3 step process is easy, smooth, and headache-free! 

Step 1: Design

Once you pick a floor plan and sign a contract, you’ll work with our design team to make all the aesthetic choices for your new home. This can all be done at our very own Design Center. You’ll have so much fun making material selections such as paint, flooring, cabinetry, hardware, and more! Check out our blog post highlighting the Design Center’s opening, and find our Design Center at 1915 Industrial Dr #300, Liberty, MO 64068.

Step 2: Build

Weather depending, the home building process can take as little as six short months. Throughout the project, you can check your client dashboard in your online client portal, Buildertrend, to see what is going on during the building process so you are in the loop the whole time. Buildertrend allows our customers to see each phase of the construction process from scheduling updates to progress photos! 

Step 3: Move-In

Home orientation time! We’ll go over closing details and do final checks. Then it’s time to sign the papers and grab those keys! Hearthside Homes is proud to offer a 1-year warranty on our new homes. As a new construction home settles, there may be a few minor repairs that need to be addressed. Luckily, when you purchase a Hearthside Home, you can rest easy knowing we have your back! 

Hear From Our Customers! 

Click here to read through our awesome testimonials.

Austin says; “Building a Hearthside Home was a great experience. I think my favorite thing about Hearthside was their transparency. I never felt like I didn’t know what was going on. The BuilderTrend app made it easy to track the progress and ensure everything was completed the right way. In addition, our selections, change orders, and timeline were updated weekly if not daily to give us peace of mind. Also, Hearthside really builds nice homes. We built with only two upgrades (wood floors and high-traffic carpet) and we still feel like we are living in a luxurious home. They do great work, especially the kitchens!”

If you have any questions about our building process or want to call to set up an appointment with us, feel free to fill out the form on our website or give us a call at (816) 781-0234 Don’t forget to follow all the fun and check out our new projects on our Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest social platforms! We look forward to planning your move and discussing more Kansas City Northland homes for sale!