East Madison is a hub of nationally known shopping & dining. Urban Growth: Sun Prairie is GROWING! Catch some small town vibes in Cottage Grove.
The small town feel you crave, the conveniences of Madison at your fingertips. Amidst the rolling hills of beautiful farmland, Cottage Grove offers “Best of Madison” golf courses, the popular 52 mile long Glacial Drumlin State Trail, locally owned food & drink options as well as free live music in the summers. Many road bike routes keep you connected to the beautiful countryside as well as Madison’s east side.
The East Towne area to the far eastern edge of this area is anchored by countess shopping & dining chains, while the northern part is quietly tucked back into a series of residential neighborhoods.
Grandview Commons is a neat neighborhood towards the eastern edge of the east Madison sector. With it's newer homes & New Urbanism design, neighborhood amenities are practically out your front door. This neighborhood is perfectly situated for cyclists looking to hit the rolling hills of Cottage Grove or wishing to commute by bike to Downton Madison.
Town of Cottage Grove
Gentle rolling hills, abundant wildlife, beautiful farms & charming homes, the Town of Cottage Grove offers an eye full of natural beauty with the convenience of several surrounding communities.
Not only a great place for road biking, the highly popular 52 mile Glacial Drumlin State Trail runs from Cottage Grove to the Fox River Sanctuary in Waukesha with easy connections to Madison & Milwaukee.
There’s always something going on in Sun Prairie; music, festivals, parades, art, the list goes on. The charming downtown Sun Prairie offers a smattering of local favorites while recent growth has included a fantastic new movie theater, new high school new shopping, eateries & more. The community is discussing adding 3 new schools to accommodate for future growth.