Enjoy country living in Vernon!
Vernon is a town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is bordered by Big Bend to the east, Waukesha to the north, and Mukwonago to the west.
The town has a total area of 32.7 square miles, of which 32.2 square miles is land and 0.5 square miles is water. Commuting from Vernon is easy via I-43, Highway 164, National Avenue and Forest Home Avenue.
The Town of Vernon was formerly a part of Muskego. It was established on March 8, 1839 by an act of the state legislature.
There are speculations as to how the town got its names. Some historians believe that it was named after Mt. Vernon.
It is the perfect community for those who are looking for a tranquil and rural setting.
Residents and visitors can view the peaceful Fox River running through town and the Vernon Marsh hugging the northwest corner.
There are also many recreational opportunities in the area. Vernon presents various indoor and outdoor activities for everyone. It is no surprise then that many buyers are looking for homes for sale in Vernon.
If you are interested in learning about the history of Vernon, you can visit the Vernon County Museum. It showcases artifacts used by Native Americans, Fur Traders, and agricultural pioneers.
You can also visit the Vernon Vineyards, which specializes in premium wines created from cold climate grapes. During the winter months, winter sports enthusiasts can ride the Vernon County Snowmobile Trails.
During the warm summer months, you can plan a camping trip to nearby West Fork Campground and Cabins. The campground is located next to the West Fork Trout stream, which is a great spot for fishing.
Canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities in Vernon, thanks to the Fox River running through the town.
Heather Ridge Park is the main park in town and has several baseball fields and green spaces. There is also Morningstar Golf Club, which is a popular 18-hole public course, perfect for beginners and experienced pros.
Vernon is also known for outstanding schools and a close-knit community lifestyle.
The community is serviced by the Mukwonago school district, which is made up of six elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.
Are you interested in buying a Vernon WI home for sale?
You will find that the real estate market in Vernon offers an assortment of homes for sale in a variety of price ranges and styles. Homebuyers looking to settle in the town can find ranch homes on large acre lots, capes on secluded acreage, and contemporary style homes.
Prices for homes range from $158,000 to $1.3 million in the area.
There is also new subdivision growth which is focused south of the I-43 corridor. It includes Ripple Brook West, Scenic Ridge, Sunset Meadows, and many more.
Market Report for June 2019
Currently, there are 23 homes for sale in Vernon WI. The prices of the homes range from $259,900 to $875,000. The living space ranges from 1,197 square feet to 6324 square feet.
Homes for Sale in Vernon WI:
- 23 Homes for Sale — Traditional Sales Average List Price: $331.311
- 0 Short Sale Properties
- 1 Bank Owned/REO Property
There has been 9 home sales in Vernon WI during June 2019, with a sale price of $335,194.
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With my extensive knowledge and experience in Waukesha County real estate, I can help you find the home that suits your needs.