Discover the enthralling village of Big Bend WI!
The village of Big Bend, Wisconsin was named for the river bend and has a total area of 3.15 square miles. It is located in southeastern Waukesha County bordered by the Fox River on the south and along I-43 on the north.
The village was first inhabited by families from Vermont in 1836. The area became known because of the enterprising ways of the Putnam brothers who settled near a “big bend” in the Fox River in anticipation of the Great Wisconsin Lands Sale of 1839.
The Putnam brothers were responsible for building the first sawmill in 1831, the first inn in 1842, and the first post office in 1846. The village was incorporated in 1928.
Big Bend is home to about 1300 residents and offers an active adult program, the Lions Club, and a public library. The average high temperatures here range from 27 in January to 83 in July.
Why Live in Big Bend WI?
If you’re planning to buy one of the homes for sale in Big Bend, you can enjoy all that this village has to offer.
Big Bend has been recognized as one of the most desirable and livable areas in Southeastern Wisconsin. The village is considered an attractive place to live, work, and do business.
The scenic location and convenience to Milwaukee, Chicago and Madison are some of the best assets of Big Bend. You can reach Downtown Milwaukee in just 20 minutes, Chicago (O’Hare) in 76 minutes, and Madison in 80 minutes. The village also has some of the lowest commuting costs in Waukesha County.
The village of Big Bend is a commuter’s paradise.
What’s in Big Bend?
Today, the village of Big Bend is home to a post office, a realty office, a pharmacy, several dentists, two banks, restaurants, salons, and other thriving businesses. There are also three industrial parks here, including the one on Industrial Ave. off of Edgewood.
Big Bend Village is located within the Mukwonago Area School District. The Big Bend Elementary School (grades K-6) is located on the edge of the Village in the Town of Vernon, while the High School and Middle School (grades 7 & 8) are located in Mukwonago.
There are also two private schools in Big Bend. They are Christ Lutheran School, located on Clark St. and St. Joseph’s School, located on Milwaukee Avenue.
The Village of Big Bend is also home to two parks. The main park is conveniently located next to the river. Residents enjoy its playground equipment, boat launch, baseball diamond, and picnic area and camping facilities. The other park, located on Cherry Street, contains a soccer field.
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Market Report for August 2017
Currently, there is 1 home for sale in Big Bend WI. The price of the home is $189,900 . The living space of this 3 bedroom 1 bath home is 1254 square feet. There is also one pending home for sale, listed at $524,900. That home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a 3 car attached garage and is over 2000 square feet in size.
Homes for Sale in Big Bend WI:
- 1 Home for Sale — Traditional Sales Average List Price: $189,900
- 0 Short Sale Properties
- 0 Bank Owned/REO Properties
There have been 1 home sale in Big Bend WI during August 2017. That home sold for $166,200.
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