DeForest Real Estate Guide

The Village of DeForest is located in northern Dane County along the upper reaches of the Yahara River. Also known as Dane County’s “North Star”, the Village offers an abundance of parks and conservancy space, and a wide selection of affordable real estate. Many of the homes & condos here are extremely affordable and provide tremendous value for your investment. DeForest also offers many new construction homes in “Parade of Homes” neighborhoods, where much of the real estate is situated next to natural conservancy areas.

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All DeForest Homes for Sale

167 Properties Found. Page 1 of 28.
Photo of Listing #1884289
New Listing

419 Old Indian Tr, Deforest

$294,500 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,658 Sf

MLS® # 1884289, 0 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1884339
New Listing

975 Griffin Way, Deforest

$384,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,739 Sf

MLS® # 1884339, 0 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1884203
New Listing

721 Russell St, Deforest

$229,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,900 Sf

MLS® # 1884203, 1 day, Active

Photo of Listing #1884132
New Listing

N/A, Deforest

$699,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,520 Sf

MLS® # 1884132, 2 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1883980
New Listing

407 Scott Dr, Deforest

$284,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,697 Sf

MLS® # 1883980, 6 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1883685

6809 Yellowwood Ln, Deforest

$179,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,127 Sf

MLS® # 1883685, 9 days, Active

Recent DeForest Home Sales

Address Sold Price Sold Date Bed Bath Sqft. Price Per Sqft
504 Riverside Dr $315,000 2020-05-26 4 3.50 2195 $144
912 W Mohawk Tr $270,000 2020-05-22 3 2.00 1587 $170
4635 Prairie Fire Ct $547,000 2020-05-20 4 3.00 3559 $154
4618 Prairie Fire Ct $527,900 2020-05-18 4 2.50 3121 $169
203 Bruns St $215,000 2020-05-15 3 2.50 1624 $132
6229 Fountainhead Cir $484,900 2020-05-15 4 3.00 1909 $254
821 Lincoln Green Rd $285,000 2020-05-11 3 2.50 1975 $144
6815 Yellowwood Ln $170,000 2020-05-11 2 1.50 1127 $151
6245 Fountainhead Cir $599,900 2020-05-11 4 3.50 4085 $147
965 Griffin Way $332,000 2020-05-11 3 2.50 1843 $180
902 Yorktown Rd $415,000 2020-05-08 4 2.50 2397 $173
422 S Lexington Pky $205,000 2020-05-08 3 2.00 1788 $115
#21 - 6521 Conservancy Ct - #21 $304,900 2020-05-08 3 2.00 1750 $174
6231 Dagny Ln $455,000 2020-05-08 3 2.00 1918 $237
4879 Innovation Dr $284,900 2020-05-07 3 2.50 1750 $163
803 Sunnybrook Dr $369,500 2020-05-04 5 3.50 2868 $129
4630 Prairie Fire Ct $487,500 2020-05-01 3 2.50 2421 $201
4821 Innovation Dr $297,000 2020-05-01 3 2.50 2350 $126
500 Prairieview Ct $410,000 2020-05-01 5 2.50 3450 $119
4138 Parker Ct $456,000 2020-04-30 4 3.00 2988 $153

The DeForest Real Estate Market

Current Listings

  • With Accepted Offers: 35
  • Without Accepted Offers: 132
  • Total Active Listings: 167
  • % with Accepted Offers: 21%
  • Months of Inventory: 6.9

Sold 05/28/2019 - 05/28/2020

  • Total Sold Listings: 229
  • Highest Sold Price: $939,500
  • Lowest Sold Price: $55,125
  • Average Sold Price: $327,535
  • Median Sold Price: $320,500

* Source: IDX Active & Sold Listings

* Property Types: Lots & Acreage, Single Family, Condo, Multi Family


More about DeForest, WI

This community of 9,000 people is greatly influenced by the Yahara River and the natural areas that surround the village. The northern stretch of the Yahara offers some excellent opportunities for canoeing and kayaking. DeForest also offers its residents 87 acres of community and neighborhood parks, as well as over 300 acres of protected conservancy space. The Yahara River Trail System is another outdoor destination to be completed soon. When completed, the system will offer 18 miles of trail winding through the natural areas of the Village, as well as a connection to the Dane County and city of Madison trail systems. With miles of river and trails, acres of green space open for exploration, and numerous athletic fields, playgrounds, and picnic areas – there is no shortage of outdoor opportunities in DeForest. The Village even offers a fun “splash pad” for the little ones!

Annual Events in DeForest

DeForest hosts a number of annual events that bring together the residents of the Village. Community events include the Yahara Riverfest, the annual bike rodeo and hot dog walk, a Memorial Day Ceremony, and the Dragon Art Fair.

Area Schools

The DeForest Area School District serves the residents of DeForest and Windsor. The district also serves students in the small communities of Morrisonville, Vienna, Burke, Leeds, Bristol, and Hampden – in addition to a small section of Madison. In total the district offers 4 elementary schools, a middle school, and a High School.

Choosing DeForest Real Estate

The Village of DeForest features a number of established neighborhoods with very affordable real estate. These include the Acker Park, Anderson, Liberty Land, Pleasant Hills, Thunderbird Estates, and Tower Hill Meadows subdivisions. You'll find that most homes in these neighborhoods are very affordable. DeForest also features neighborhoods with newer construction homes at slightly higher price points including: Eaglewatch, Hanks Hollow, Sunnybrook, and Heritage Gardens. Furthermore, the Conservancy Place, a Parade of Homes neighborhood – feature new construction built along a 3.5 mile stretch of the Yahara River and in harmony with acres of surrounding natural space. Please review our statistics table (above) for up-to-date information on DeForest real estate.

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