Wedgewood Valley, Wisconsin Real Estate and Community Info

Wedgewood Valley, Wisconsin Real Estate and Community Info

Nestled in the heart of Shelby Township is the neighborhood of Wedgewood Valley. With all of the conveniences of nearby cities and towns, Wedgewood Valley offers a quiet, quaint feel not often found in larger cities. Once people come to the area, they understand the appeal and instant attraction.

Shopping and Dining

While shoppers sometimes choose to travel to larger nearby cities, there are also lots of shops and boutiques in Wedgewood Valley and the surrounding area. Kick's is a local boutique specializing in providing fabulous footwear for women and is perfect for shoe lovers. Valley View Mall offers convenience to shoppers in the area - located in La Crosse, Valley View houses well-known stores such as the Gap, Christopher Banks, and Zales.

In a land of very few chain restaurants, the area has a variety of diners, cafes, and restaurants that specialize in home-cooked meals and superior service. Rudy's Drive-In, located in La Crosse, an area favorite, was opened by Grandpa Rudy in 1933 and his restaurant has become a summer tradition for generations of area families. Another great local find is Schmidty's, family owned and operated. Schmidty's is a popular gathering place for lunch and dinner, and whether the customer chooses Canadian walleye, a succulent steak, or one of the daily specials, they are certain to find something to please their palate. The charm of the local restaurants are sure to satisfy residents and visitors alike.

Parks and Recreation

Both Wedgewood Valley and Shelby Township strive to provide recreational opportunities for all of their citizens. Located between Wedgewood Drive and Valley Road is Wedgewood Park. Whether residents are looking for a new spot to exercise, a place for the children to play, or just a chance to enjoy some time outdoors, Wedgewood Park provides endless opportunities for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. With paved paths, a wonderful play structure, picnic tables, and plenty of green space, Wedgewood Park is an ideal location. The Town of Shelby also has 13 area parks that help to provide play opportunities for area residents. Goose Island Park even allows camping. Many of the local parks also have shelters that are perfect for family reunions, birthdays, and other celebrations, and many of the shelters are even free to use.

The Shelby Youth Ball Organization strives to provide quality, summer recreational opportunities for all youth 7-14 years of age. This 100% volunteer organization provides structure, sportsmanship, and discipline to area youth while preparing them for future athletic competition. The program is made possible through donations from numerous local businesses.

Living

Here are two of the many attractive features of this area - while it is just outside of La Crosse, Wisconsin, residences still have La Crosse mailing addresses, and in addition, the taxes are also often lower than inside the La Crosse city limits. Approximately 51,320 call La Crosse home. The median home cost is $118,200, with a 0.83% appreciation over the last year. The cost of living is lower than the national average, and the unemployment rate is almost 4% lower than the national average. With a positive job outlook, it is easy to understand why people desire to call this area home.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Shelby Township residents exhibit extreme pride in their schools. Area schools boast a better teacher to student ratio than the national ratio and spend more per student than the national average. The School District of La Crosse provides quality education to the children in the area. The University of Wisconsin La Crosse also provides graduate and undergraduate degrees in a superior academic setting.

The Franciscan Skemp Hospital provides quality healthcare to the people in the area. Located in La Crosse, the hospital is part of the Mayo Health System and provides renowned care in a large variety of specialties.

State Road 33 provides a direct route into the Wedgewood Valley neighborhood. The road crew is responsible for maintaining 45 miles of Shelby roads, as well as the parks and youth ball fields. The La Crosse Municipal Airport provides service into and out of the region via Delta and American Airlines.

 

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (909) 590-8288 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Contact Information

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Judy Gull
RE/MAX First Choice
757 Sand Lake Road
Onalaska WI 54650
Direct: 608-781-7714
Fax: 608-783-4263