This week’s community highlight features Lannon Estates, located in the small village of Lannon, WI. Lannon is a charming spot located right outside of the metropolitan Milwaukee area. Residents are able to live in a small-town environment while still being close to the city. Lannon is the place to be for relaxation and low commotion. The historic Lannon Quarry is a fun spot to swim and enjoy the wooded scenery of the area. For walkers, runners, and bikers the Bugline Trail is a perfect spot to get some exercise and enjoy the natural area. As it is fairly close to the Milwaukee area, Lannon residents are able to take advantage of what the city has to offer with only a short drive. Shopping and dining outlets fill the streets and local landmarks such as Miller Park, Fiserv Forum and the Marcus Center provide entertainment opportunities to visitors of all ages. The community of Lannon Estates itself is a quiet neighborhood and is perfect for families. It is pet-friendly, as well as features a peaceful wooded setting. The nearby Hamilton School District provides an enriching educational experience for students of all ages and is one of the most highly rated districts in the state. If a quiet community just close enough to the city sounds right for you, Lannon Estates may be perfect for your next home.
A FEW FUN FACTS:
- The village’s namesake of “Lannon” comes from the “Lannon stone” which is a type of limestone that was quarried there. At the time, it was widely used to build bridges.
- Italian, Polish, and German immigrants were first attracted to the area, as they were most skilled in stone cutting.
- The 1st ever ESPN broadcast was of a softball game held at Joecks Field in Lannon.
- The Lannon Quarry was in use from 1880 to 1900 and small remnants of that time still exist, such as railroad tracks, a historic stone crusher and the Lannon rock itself.
To find your forever home in Lannon Estates or for more information, visit: https://www.homesourceone.net/communities/wisconsin/Lannon-Estates/