Hawthorne Hills – Deforest, WI
In Hawthorne Hills, residents have the opportunity to live a way of life which was thought to have been long gone. Taking a tranquil walk after Sunday dinner and enjoy the fall foliage or bringing some holiday cookies over to your neighbors used to be outdated.
However, in this neighborhood you have a chance to experience this kind of lifestyle. Since the area is located in Deforest, you also have the uniqueness of being close to many of Wisconsin’s major attractions. There is every kind of activity close by such as shopping malls, which offer the latest style trends and even wineries, which offer their guests complimentary wine and cheese.
Living in Hawthorne Hills makes it possible for residents to experience the serenity of living in Wisconsin. Roads will take you to family farms, fishing streams and bike trails beckon many professional cyclists to visit this area and test the trails themselves.
This neighborhood of Hawthorne Hills (within Deforest) can be reached from Highway 51and Interstate 94, 39 and 90 and is a little more than a one-hour drive from Milwaukee.
The Deforest School Districts goal is to involve and motivate all children to reach their ultimate potential. There are plenty of schools all with easy access such as Morrisonville Elementary School.
Madison Area Technical College offers a variety of programs such as associate degrees and technical diplomas and certificates in areas of study such as barber/cosmetology and industrial maintenance technician.
Parks here offer something for everyone. Opening soon is a six-acre dog park and for those with a green thumb, there is a community garden, which is a great way to escape from a hectic week.
Splash Pad is great for children as it offers a playground with smaller scale water rides. There are plenty of athletic programs offered such as soccer and adult kickball at recreational facilities.
No matter what you crave to eat, you will find a restaurant to make it for you! The Grasshopper Café makes up everything from “silky on the inside and crispy on the outside onion rings” to a BLT pizza! Close to the highway, the Roadside Grill is child-friendly and serves up yummy homemade chili! Do not worry about being too far from your favorite fast food haunts as there is no lack of them in Hawthorne Hills.
Areas of Interest
The best flowers, fruits and vegetables can be found at the Dane County Farmers’ Market, which presents as many as 150 vendors. Seth Peterson College overlooks the wooded area of Mirror Lake and was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Many of his buildings can be viewed by this popular American architect such as the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center and Taliesin (Wrights home and a studio complex). In the fall, there is the annual Wauktoberest and the Sun Prairie Blues Fest. Roller skating is also a popular activity in Deforest, with food available at the skate facility.