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Looking for a great place to live in Southeastern Wisconsin? Here are three good reasons to choose Washington County:

County seat West Bend and its surrounding towns and villages maintain a homey, small-town feel

If you want a place that offers the joys and conveniences of modern urban living, while still maintaining a peaceful and easy-going vibe, the communities in Washington County will surely be right up your alley.

Consider West Bend, the county seat. The prolific administrative center of the county is home to attractions and amenities that contribute to a satisfying day-to-day living experience. These include 1,200 acres of vibrant parks that provide plenty of relaxing green space for residents’ and visitors’ enjoyment.

There are also celebrated events such as the annual farmers’ market. This commercial and entertainment-centered event brings the community together every Saturday morning from May through October in what is regarded as one of the largest farmers’ markets in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Art and culture thrive in West Bend, as well. The Museum of Wisconsin Art provides a home to the works of homegrown artists. And if you enjoy learning about history, various landmarks and sites like the Old Courthouse Museum and St. Peter’s Church are worth a visit.

Learn more about West Bend in our earlier piece, “5 Delightful Things to Do in West Bend, WI.”

Washington County communities are just minutes away from the state’s largest city, Milwaukee

West Bend and its neighboring locales offer the definitive suburban experience in many ways, especially when you consider that the Dairy State’s biggest city is less than an hour away. All the best qualities of big city living are at your disposal in Milwaukee when you buy a home in Washington County.

This means you have easy access not only to Milwaukee’s outstanding economic opportunities, but also its many vibrant attractions and activities. From catching the games of your hometown Bucks and Brewers, to keeping your schedule clear for the annual Milwaukee Summerfest music festival, you just know you’ll have no room for boredom in your itinerary when you are practically neighbors with the “City of Festivals.”

Washington County is a gateway to unforgettable outdoor adventures

One of Washington County’s greatest draws is its impressive list of opportunities for outdoor activities. Surrounded by picturesque natural areas worth spending entire weekends exploring, this region is a treat for anyone with a taste for adventure.

Take these for example:

  • The county’s proximity to the western shores of Lake Michigan keep you close to exciting activities such as boating, fishing, and various other watersports.
  • If you prefer staying on dry land, you can hike the glacier-sculpted landscapes of the Kettle Moraine. You can also access the fascinating 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail from West Bend.
  • Come wintertime, you can also add skiing to your list of weekend getaways. The Little Switzerland Ski Area in the village of Slinger is an iconic skiing destination that certainly lives up to its name.

Want to learn more about the outstanding living opportunities that await you in Washington County? Let Emmer Real Estate be your guide to this inviting location.

Start a conversation with our local real estate experts today. You can also reach our West Bend office at 262.629.4747 and contactus(at)emmerrealestate(dotted)com or our Green Lake office at 920.294.4747 and emerald(at)emmerrealestate(dotted)com.