Sun Prairie Real Estate
If you are looking for that small town atmosphere, but still be reachable to the bigger city nuances, then Sun Prairie, Wisconsin could be your choice to hang your hat.
Nestled just 10 minutes northeast of Madison, Sun Prairie is a comfortable community of 29,840 residents enjoying year round activities and opportunities.
And with unemployment and crime rates well below any national average, Sun Prairie is a very safe, family friendly community.
For The Outdoor Type
If you like the outdoors even year around Sun Prairie offers up plenty of opportunities. Over 425 acres of the community is covered with parks, for the water type they have a wonderful Family Aquatic Center complete with watersides and a sand play area. Several bike trails are laid out throughout the community, plus 13 baseball diamonds and four soccer fields.
Nearby you will find Mendota and Monona Lakes and if you like a winter outdoor activities there are 11 skating rinks, 2 sledding hills and cross country skiing runs.
Are there children for you to worry about their education? Sun Prairie recently built (2010) a new High School with a top of the line performing arts center and some of the best technically advanced classrooms in the nation. The community also has a new upper Middle School (grades 8th & 9th), 2 Middle Schools (grades 6th & 7th) and 7 Elementary Schools.
Sun Prairie can also offer an alternative school center, 3 parochial schools, a virtual school for grades K-12 as well as full range of instruction available from special education to talented and gifted students.
Do the special events in a community give you and your family fun things to enjoy together? Well Sun Prairie can keep you busy with a great variety of events such as:
- Mid-June – The Strawberry Festival and Block Party
- Late July – Taste of Sun Prairie where 15+ area restaurants set up taste dishes for $5, proceeds going to the Sun Prairie Dream Park
- Early August – Downtown Car Cruise full of Hot Rod, Classic and Antique Cars.
- Mid-August – Sun Prairie Corn Parade and Festival
- Early September – Annual Downtown Art Festival
- Mid-October – Sun Prairie Fall Festival
- Ongoing May to October – Farmer’s Market
- Ongoing May to September – Midget Auto Racing at Angell Park Speedway
Sometimes families like to make short trips together; Sun Prairie is only 155 miles from a weekend in Chicago, 75 miles from an afternoon in Milwaukee and short day trips to the House on the Rock, the Cave of the Mounds, Old World Wisconsin or the Wisconsin Dells.
With the outdoor activities, the educational opportunities, the many community events Sun Prairie is geared to be an enjoyable family style living experience.
- The Reserve 33
- Fox Point North 26
- Sun Prairie - C 19
- Smith's Crossing 15
- West Prairie Village 10
- Adley Condominiums 10
- Providence 9
- Golden Meadows 8
- Meadow Crossing 8
- Sun Prairie - T 6
- Liberty Square West 6
- Savannah Valley - Oaks Savannah Addition 5
- Shonas Highlands 5
- Hickory Grove 4
- Liberty Square 4
- First Addition To Smith's Crossing 4
- Pasque Condominiums 4
- Bronze Leaf Condominium 4
- Freedom Townhomes 4
- Weybridge 3