Why you'd want to live in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove enjoys the benefits of a small community, as well as the metropolitan culture of nearby Madison only just minutes away. Cottage Grove has both a village and township. The business community is supportive of a Buy Local Campaign bolstered by the efforts from the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce. Citizens of all ages enjoy "Christmas in The Grove", "Marketplace Dayz" and "Night Golf" all promoted by the Chamber. Speaking of golf, you have your pick when it comes to playing golf in Cottage Grove with three public golf courses. The Oaks, Door Creek and a nine-hole course The Farm. Fireman's Festival brings people from all over on Father's Day weekend every year to enjoy live music, carnival rides, a parade, local baseball, horse pull and a morning run called Hot2Trot. Madison Rugby Sports Complex is home to Cottage Grove with two high-quality fields, pavilion, bleachers plus plans for a Clubhouse to include locker rooms, banquet hall, warming kitchen and covered balconies overlooking both fields. Glacial Drumlin State Trail is a 52-mile trail suitable for bicyclist, in-line skaters, walkers and joggers that starts in Cottage Grove and ends in Waukesha. Cottage Grove is part of the Monona Grove School District. The school district serves students from the City of Monona and the village and town of Cottage Grove. Have breakfast at the Village Cafe, a wood-fire pizza at 1855 Saloon & Grill or fish on Friday at the Outpost Bar & Grill. Take the kids to either Oakstone with two indoor volleyball courts or BB Jack's to play in the arcade room. Lastly make sure to get some coffee at School Grounds Coffee House, a restored 1910 one-room schoolhouse with an art gallery. Looking to buy a house in Cottage Grove? Look no further than Cottage Groves' very own Top Real Estate Team, The Huemmer Home Team.