Middleton, WI

Middleton justifiably calls itself the Good Neighbor City, but that’s just the beginning. Hugging Lake Mendota’s northwest shoreline, Middleton has nearly everything that makes the region a great place to live including beautiful parks, top-rated schools and a wide range of real estate for all budgets. Because of this, it’s no surprise that Money Magazine ranked Middleton tops in its 2007 “Best Places to Live” list.

Learn more about Middleton, WI real estate and what life is like in this friendly city by the lake.

Middleton Real Estate Statistics

Middleton's Average Price: $597K
Middleton's Lowest List Price: $130K
Middleton's Highest List Price: $4M
Middleton's Total Listings: 170
Avg. Days On Market 139
Avg. Price/SQFT $277

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Middleton, WI Real Estate

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Middleton WI's motto, “It’s better here,” tidily sums up local opinion. And many visitors and homebuyers are quick to agree. Located just 5 minutes west of the Capitol, Middleton is a small community that offers residents easy access to a multitude of walking trails and other opportunities to commune with nature while remaining near all the conveniences and amenities a city has to offer.

Middleton’s perfect combination of charm and convenience earned it Money’s Magazine’s "#1 Best Place to Live in 2007" and "#4 Best Place to Live in 2009". But Middleton's quaint atmosphere isn’t the only reason people want to move here. Middleton's high-ranked schools and gorgeous parks are also major draws to people of all ages, as well as families looking for a great place to live.

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Middleton Homes For Sale 

Homes near downtown Middleton evoke Norman Rockwell images in styles varying from gingerbread to Craftsman to prairie vernacular. The newer subdivision of Middleton Hills features homes with substantial Craftsman influence with a New Urbanism-influenced street plan. 

Developments immediately west of Middleton proper feature many attractive newer homes ranging from country estates to modern suburbia surrounded by century farms. Many area roads are named for pioneer families from Switzerland and Germany whose descendants still live and work on their original land. 

On the east side, luxury condominiums line country club fairways for those ready for more refined relaxation. While the average price of a home in Middleton is higher here, there is a surprising array of options here including condos in every price range. But you'd never know it from taking a simple stroll through the community.

Middleton Neighborhoods

While some of the most popular subdivisions include Middleton Hills, Northlake Neighborhood, and Foxridge Hills, there are more than two dozen other neighborhoods ranging from communities with quaint in-town lofts, bungalows and picturesque Victorians to newer subdivisions featuring contemporaries, prairie-craftsman style homes, single level ranches, and transitionals.

With each subdivision offering its own unique personality, but with all of them tied together in the true spirit of a small town, it's easy to locate a subdivision to suit just about anyone’s taste and lifestyle.

Some of the more popular Middleton subdivisions for single family homes include Baskerville Harbor, Blue Glacier Valley, Burmesters, Cardinal Point Estates, Cedar Ridge, Cherrywood, Enchanted Valley, Foxridge Hills, Hidden Oaks, High Point Estates, Middleton Hills, Misty Valley, Noll Valley, Northlake Neighborhood, Orchid Heights, Park Lawn, Parkside Heights, Prairie Home Estates, Sauk Prairie Estates, Shorecrest, Spring Hill Estates, Stonebrook Estates, Stonefield Village, Sunset Ridge, and the Village of Middleton.

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Middleton, WI Lifestyle

Tiedeman Pond ducks in Middleton WIKnown as 'The Good Neighbor City', Middleton is a city that residents love and are happy to talk about all the different places they frequent.

Middleton Beach residents love living on the lake, while nature lovers convene at Tiedeman’s Pond to listen to birds sing on a Spring day. Middleton Hills residents love their highly walkable neighborhood and nearby nature preserve Pheasant Branch Conservancy.

Middleton's Good Neighbor Trail bike path leads to Middleton's many parks, baseball games, Lakeview Park Splashpad, dog enclosure and Middleton Pool. Walk or bike to the Middleton Public Library, phenomenal in size for a small city.

Walk down the street and take your pick of places to eat. Whether Italian, Cajun, a great burger, or pie at the Hubbard Street Diner, you'll be spoiled for choice. Shopping is so enjoyable when you have a choice between quaint downtown shops and historic Greenway Station with its fantastic designer stores.

Middleton Shopping & Entertainment

A revitalized turn-of-the-20th century downtown offers substantial evidence of local character. With Victorian storefronts and historic train depot, downtown Middleton is also home to a craft brewery, many restaurants, converted warehouse lofts, and the National Mustard Museum, itself the campus for Poupon U

Middleton WI Parks & Recreation

Though civic leaders don’t openly crow about it, Middleton’s park system would make most cities jealous. Pheasant Branch Conservancy, contains many acres of old growth lowland hardwood forest with wetlands fed by a million-gallon-a-day spring. Home to a thriving community of threatened Blanding’s turtles and a nesting pair of bald eagles, the conservancy offers miles of tree-shaded creekside hiking and biking trails, many of them paved. 

Other notable public areas include a dog park where, in the words of a recovering Manhattanite, “even the dogs are Wisconsin friendly”; public hunting and fishing grounds; a day-use state park with a swimming beach; and an in-town county park with overnight camping. You’ll also find indoor and outdoor aquatic centers, an outdoor tennis center, and a children’s splash park.

Middleton Public Schools

If you've got kids, they'll go to fantastic Middleton WI schools -- rated some of the best schools in Wisconsin. The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District is among the state’s highest rated.  Active parental involvement keeps public education functioning at high levels despite classroom size concerns. Because the district includes a large geographic area, some students have longer bus rides.

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