Cottage Grove, WI

Cottage Grove is a small friendly town conveniently located between Interstate 90 and Highways 12 and 18, yet just five minutes from Madison's vibrant East side and 10 minutes from the regional airport. Cottage Grove enjoys both its small town atmosphere as well as its proximity to the cultural and and economic mecca that is Madison. With many home businesses and farmsteads, Cottage Grove is a diverse community that has continued to flourish since it was established as a township back in 1834.

Cottage Grove Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $676K
Lowest List Price $135K
Highest List Price $7.9M
Total Listings 26
Avg. Days On Market 254
Avg. Price/SQFT $207

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About Cottage Grove, Madison, Wisconsin

Cottage Grove is a highly desirable suburb of Madison, Wisconsin. It is located just east of the capital city and sits amid rolling hills and farmland. The town is known for its attractive real estate, family-friendly atmosphere and outstanding parks, schools and amenities. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to buy a home that offers small town living just minutes from the big city, Cottage Grove is an excellent choice.

Cottage Grove, WI Real Estate

The real estate in Cottage Grove consists of mainly single-family homes, as well as some farms, farmettes, and commercial properties. There are homes to suit all budgets here, from luxurious executive homes on wooded lots to modestly priced townhomes and fixer uppers that allow you to use your imagination to create your own dream home.

Architectural styles in this attractive suburb range from elegant colonial homes to single-story ranch homes, farm houses and Prairie style homes. Single-family homes typically have three to four bedrooms and feature front and back yards, back decks and driveways and garages. 

There are a number of beautiful luxury homes for sale in Cottage Grove that sit on large lots and have eye-catching design features like vaulted ceilings, quartz countertops, fireplaces and top-of-the-line appliances. Living spaces could include theater rooms, games rooms, home offices and exercise rooms.

Townhomes and duplexes are not as common in Cottage Grove, but they do come on the market from time to time. Many have outdoor areas such as decks and lawns, and the interiors often feature open-plan living areas, full kitchens and ample storage space.

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Cottage Grove, WI Lifestyle

Residents of Cottage Grove enjoy a high quality of life with many amenities and recreational areas right on their doorstep. The community itself is home to grocery stores, restaurants and shops. Parks are abundant and there are golf courses close by. In addition, Madison is just a short drive away.

Families will find plenty of places to enjoy quality time together. There are 11 parks in the community including Bakken Park with a huge playground and Huston Park with a baseball field and basketball and volleyball courts. Nearby there is also an equestrian trail and plenty of hiking and cycling trails.

Golfers have not one, but two courses to choose from. Door Creek Golf Course is an award-winning public course with 27 holes including an 18-hole championship course and a 9-hole course. The Oaks Golf Course is another public course with 18 holes, a driving range and golf classes on offer.

Are you thinking about buying or selling a home in Cottage Grove, WI? Contact us online or call 850-543-8128 to speak with one of our Madison real estate experts today!

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