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The name Waunakee comes from a Native America term that means 'fair and pleasant valley', which is an apt moniker for this pleasant village surrounded by hills and forest. It was established as a railroad depot stop in 1871. Today Waunakee is a growing community that is part of the Madison Metropolitan area and just a 30-minute drive to downtown Madison. To discover more about Waunakee, WI homes & lifestyles, Click Here.
Draped across prairie and gently rolling hills about five miles north of Lake Mendota, Waunakee has begun to emerge as a preferred living destination for locals and newcomers alike. Abundant housing and business opportunities within a 10-minute drive to Middleton, Madison and the Dane County airport make Waunakee an ideal place to live for many.
Luxury homes in Waunakee include beautiful estates that sit on large lots and have plenty of outdoor space for playtime and entertaining such as large yards and covered decks. Interiors could feature upscale details such as quartz countertops, state-of-the-art appliances, fireplaces, exercise rooms and games rooms.
Single-family homes in Waunakee include single-storey ranch style homes, multi-level homes and duplexes featuring anywhere from two to five bedrooms. New construction homes are a great opportunity for those who want to customize features and build their own dream home from the ground up.
Entering town from the on Highway 19, you’ll see an active downtown with storefronts hearkening to small-town agricultural origins. Popular neighborhoods include Southbridge, Waunakee Heights, Westview Meadows, Six Mile Creek, Shenandoah, Savannah Village, North Ridge Estates, and Pleasant View Heights. Aviation enthusiasts live in homes surrounding Waunakee Airfield. The east side and the rolling hills to the south reveal modern, growing Waunakee with the Arboretum Office Park, new condos and new neighborhoods with large homes on spacious lots.
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Leisure Time in Waunakee
WaunaFest, the town’s annual celebration, features arts and crafts as well as carnival attractions in Centennial Park for four days each July. Waunakee's proximity to Lake Mendota and Cherokee Marsh mean boating and fishing enthusiasts can feed their need. Lightly traveled two-lane blacktop country roads beckon cyclists.
The “Village Center”, Waunakee’s community center available to Waunakee residents only) which was built in 2006, is a facility that brings the residents of Waunakee together with its state-of-the-art fitness center, senior center, meeting rooms, and gymnasium. Waunakee also features a skating rink and skateboard park.
The Waunakee Community School District offers a “world-class education” to students aged four & up. The district uses the Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, test to help teachers improve student performance while allowing the district to evaluate programs and curricula. Since its adoption, school officials say, sixth-graders are scoring as well or better now than eighth-graders did eight years ago.
"If you're looking for a community that offers many of the amenities of a large city while maintaining small town appeal, look no further than Waunakee!"-A Waunakee Resident
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