Sparta, WI Homes for Sale (22 Real Estate Listings)

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18675 Ibsen Road, Sparta

$589,900

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18675 Ibsen Road, Sparta

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 1 Acres 3,730 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1976529

FIND YOUR PERFECT HAVEN: Discover luxury and comfort in the ultimate permanent sanctuary. Impressive 4 bed, 3.5 bath Ranch with private office on a secluded, wooded lot. Living area features...

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8838 County Highway I, Sparta

$549,900

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8838 County Highway I, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 9 Acres 1,952 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1579053

Whether you're a passionate pet owner or an entrepreneur seeking a home business. Don't miss the chance to make your dreams a reality. Dscover the endless possibilities that await you in t...

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18858 Ibsen Road, Sparta

$465,000

18858 Ibsen Road, Sparta

4 Beds 3 Baths 1 Acres 2,782 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1979295

This fantastic 4 bedroom 3 bath home with a attached 2 car garage is set on a serene 1.24 acre wooded lot. The house features generously sized bedrooms with the primary offering an en suite,...

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15407 Harbor, Sparta

$424,900

15407 Harbor, Sparta

2 Beds 3 Baths 2 Acres 1,604 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1879192

Enjoy the breath-taking views from your front and back deck at this well-maintained home in the town of Sparta. The location and outside storage are perfect for your toys. Not only is ther...

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308 W Division, Sparta

$349,500

308 W Division, Sparta

2 Beds 3 Baths 1 Acres 2,250 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1880654

Charming ranch home with stunning views! Surrounded by farm fields, this spacious property features an open floor plan with seamless flow between the living, dining, and kitchen areas. It in...

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1014 Eagle, Sparta

$339,900

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1014 Eagle, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 2,300 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1871330

Experience the convenience and comfort of one-level living in this inviting home! The main floor boasts an open-concept layout, creating a spacious atmosphere perfect for both everyday livin...

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303 W Division Street, Sparta

$272,000

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303 W Division Street, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,522 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1979924

UNWIND IN SERENITY: ENTERTAINER'S DREAM YARD This charming, corner-lot home offers a peaceful retreat on the northern side of town. Enjoy the quiet neighborhood appeal while remaining close...

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609 Merrywood, Sparta

$259,900

609 Merrywood, Sparta

5 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 2,200 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1882464

This raised ranch is perfectly nestled at the end of the cul-de-sac w/ a fully fenced backyard, deck, & a versatile garden shed, currently serving as a chicken coop. Beautiful updates includ...

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4300 County Highway I, Sparta

$255,000

4300 County Highway I, Sparta

1 Bed 1 Bath 5 Acres 950 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1583495

Charming and secluded 1 BR, 1 BA home on a serene 5+ acres! Conveniently located between Sparta and Black River Falls and only about 40 minutes from Onalaska. Built in 2017, this home boasts...

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504 E Montgomery Street, Sparta

$230,000

504 E Montgomery Street, Sparta

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,656 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1980050

Lots of character and charm in this beautiful two story home. The home features original hardwood floors, open stair case, open concept kitchen, dining and living room. The main level featu...

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420 S L, Sparta

$211,500

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420 S L, Sparta

2 Beds 1 Bath 0 Acres 984 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1873809

Check out this extremely well taken care of and updated home close to downtown Sparta. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and open concept living room, dining room and kitchen. Kitchen has beautiful wood ca...

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508 W Wisconsin, Sparta

$199,900

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508 W Wisconsin, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,250 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1868950

CHARACTER GALORE & MORE! This 3-BR charmer has the classic historic elements you want and the updates you need! Original hardwood floors & trim, coved doorways, cute phone alcove! Updated k...

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606 W Oak, Sparta

$189,900

606 W Oak, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,708 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1882546

Spacious, affordable, and priced under assessed value! Lots of flexibility with this layout. Home currently offers two bedrooms upstairs (pass-through) and a large bedroom on the main level....

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320 Stelting, Sparta

$150,000

320 Stelting, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,200 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1880224

Welcome to this charming 3-bedroom, 2-story home conveniently located in Sparta! Brimming with character, this home features built-ins, arched doorways, and original woodwork, offering a uni...

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217 N Rusk, Sparta

$149,900

217 N Rusk, Sparta

3 Beds 1 Bath 0 Acres 1,600 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1882959

Tired of renting? Looking to add to your portfolio? This 3 bed, 1 bath home may be your answer! Offering 2 different family rooms (one currently used as primary BR), dining room, and 2+ car...

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622 N Court Street, Sparta

$134,900

622 N Court Street, Sparta

2 Beds 1 Bath 0 Acres 538 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 6538514

Come one come all, the perfect main level living home has officially hit the market. Add your own flare to this 2 bed 1 bath, 1.5 car attached garage home. Yard has a lot of tree coverage, i...

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622 N Court, Sparta

$134,900

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622 N Court, Sparta

2 Beds 1 Bath 0 Acres 538 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1875937

Great main level living home, perfect for starting out or downsizing. Add your own flare to this great opportunity for home ownership for this 2 bed 1 bath, with oversized 1 car attached gar...

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412 N Rusk, Sparta

$115,000

412 N Rusk, Sparta

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,400 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1877907

Imagine returning the grandeur to this stately victorian home in all it's glory with some tlc and ingenuity! This solidly built and simply configured beauty awaits your ideas and imaginatio...

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Sparta, WI Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $305K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $1.5M
Total Listings 36
Avg. Days On Market 99
Avg. Price/SQFT $856

Property Types (active listings)


As of July 14, 2024 there are 22 active Sparta, WI real estate listings for sale with an average listing price of $245,764. The highest-priced property listing is $589,900, while the lowest priced property can be purchased for $49,999. Sparta, WI homes for sale have an average price of $165 per square foot, based on listings with an average of 2.9 bedrooms, 1.9 bathrooms, and 1,550 square feet of living space.

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Sparta, WI Real Estate & Homes For Sale

Sparta, Wisconsin, is the perfect choice if you're looking for a great place to live. With a population of just over 1,000 people, Sparta is a small town with a big heart. The people here are friendly and welcoming, and there's always something to do.

Sparta is located in Monroe County, home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the state. There are countless hiking and biking trails and lakes and rivers for swimming, fishing, and boating.

History of Sparta, Wisconsin

Sparta, Wisconsin, is a small city in the LaCrosse River Valley in west-central Wisconsin. The area was first inhabited by Native Americans, specifically the Sauk and Fox Indians. These tribes used the nearby forested oak for hunting. In the late 1600s and 1700s, the French entered and explored the upper Mississippi River Basin. Nicolas Perrot, a French explorer and trader, journeyed up the Mississippi River and established a fur trading post thirty-five miles west of Sparta at Mount Trempealeau. 

This expedition brought the Sauk, Fox Indians, and other neighboring tribes into French orbit. The Indians and the French fur traders exploited west central Wisconsin for its fur-bearing animals. The LaCrosse River Valley, where Sparta is situated today, was likely one of these areas. 

After the Seven Year War, the Sauk and Fox Indians maintained their territorial rights to the Sparta area. However, the Sauk and Fox had shifted southward by the American Revolution. This left a vacuum quickly filled by the Winnebago Indians, who claimed all the territory west of Lake Winnebago by 1820. The Winnebagos were a peaceful tribe living off the land, hunting and gathering food. They were also skilled farmers, growing corn, beans, and squash. However, by the 1830s, the Winnebagos had a conflict with white settlers moving into their territory. In 1837, the tribe was forced to cede their land to the United States and move to a reservation in Iowa. 

The Sauk and Fox Indians were some of the original inhabitants of Wisconsin. Eventually, the pressure of American settlement forced them from Wisconsin. In a series of treaties (1822, 1824, and 1830), the Sauk and Fox Indian confederacy ceded all their territory in southern Wisconsin. However, not all Sauk and Fox Indians wished to leave the area. Those who chose to ignore the treaties remained and were crushed and defeated in the Black Hawk War of 1832—a running battle with American militia led by General Henry Atkinson. The Sauk and Fox Indians were then dispossessed from their former territories and removed to Iowa. 

The tribe inhabited the area for many years before ceding their territorial claims east of the Mississippi River and moving west to Iowa and Minnesota. However, many members of the tribe could not adjust to the new environment and slowly filtered back into Wisconsin territory. When settlers arrived in the Sparta area, they found a well-established Native American community that had already been using the land for hunting and other purposes.  

The first white settlers in the Sparta area were primarily New York and New England farmers. They started arriving in the 1840s, drawn by the promise of cheap land. These early settlers had to clear the land for farming, which was a slow and challenging process. The first wheat crop was not harvested until 1847. 

The area around Sparta was officially organized as Sparta Township in 1850. The township included all of Monroe County west of the LaCrosse River. In 1851, the township was divided into LaCrosse (north) and Sparta (south). 

People of German, English, and Scottish descent first settled Sparta. However, the population of Sparta began to change in the late 19th century as people from other parts of Europe and the United States arrived. This period of immigration continued into the early 20th century. By the 1920s, the population of Sparta had reached 2,897. 

The city of Sparta was officially incorporated in 1871. The first mayor was John Halsey, and the first aldermen were Oscar Barton, William Peck, Levi Lathrop, and D.W. Ruggles. 

Sparta soon became an important center for agriculture in west-central Wisconsin. The area's rich farmland supported various crops, including wheat, corn, oats, potatoes, and vegetables. Dairy farming also became an essential part of the local economy. 

The city of Sparta grew slowly but steadily in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. New businesses and industries were established, and new homes were built. The population of Sparta reached 5,032 by 1950. 

Sparta is a thriving community with a population of 9,052. The city is home to various businesses, industries, parks, and recreation areas. Sparta is also known for its Cheese Curd Festival, which attracts visitors from all over the Midwest. Sparta, Wisconsin, is perfect for you.

Demographics of Sparta, Wisconsin

Sparta, Wisconsin, is a small city located in the northwestern part of the state. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 9,52, making it the largest city in Monroe County. The median age of residents is 38 years old, and most residents are white. There is a sizeable German-American community in Sparta and a significant number of Finnish-Americans. The city is home to many businesses and industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Sparta is also home to Fort McCoy, a U.S. Army installation. The city is known for its beautiful riverfront and rolling hills and is a popular outdoor recreation destination.

Things to do in Sparta, Wisconsin

Golfers will enjoy a round at Sparta River Run Golf Course, where the 18-hole course offers a challenge for players of all skill levels. The scenic setting is perfect for a relaxing day on the links.

The Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bike Museum is a must-see for those interested in space exploration. The museum is home to a massive collection of space memorabilia and exhibits on Wisconsin's bike racing history.

Located in the historic Monroe County Courthouse, the Monroe County Local History Room and Museum is a great place to learn about the area's past. The museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts and documents, making it a valuable resource for students and historians.

Finally, shoppers will want to browse the selection at Used Anew Show Home & Shoppe, where they'll find gently used furniture and home decor at bargain prices. With something for everyone, Used Anew is a favorite stop for visitors to Sparta.

Events in Sparta, Wisconsin

Sparta, Wisconsin, is a great place to visit any time of year, but a few special events are not to be missed. The Sparta Annual Women's Softball Tournament is held every summer and draws teams from all over the Midwest. The Monroe County Fair is the year's biggest event, with rides, concerts, and food vendors galore. And finally, the Sparta Crazy Daze Shopping Extravaganza is a can't-miss event for anyone who loves a good bargain. So whether you're looking for some competitive softball or just a funfair atmosphere, Sparta has something to offer everyone.

Parks in Sparta, Wisconsin

The Sparta Parks System is a network of over 11 parks and extensive natural areas managed by the Sparta Park & Recreation Department. There's something for everyone to enjoy with facilities like the Barney Family Community Center, River Run Golf Course, Sparta Family Aquatic Center, Senior Center, and Fitness Center. The Sparta Parks System also offers 20 miles of trails for walking, running, biking, and more. Plus, many parks within the system have rentable shelters, making them perfect for group events or picnics. So whether you're looking to get active outdoors or relax in nature, check out the Sparta Parks System.

Schools in Sparta, Wisconsin

Welcome to the Sparta Area School District! We're proud to serve the city of Sparta and surrounding communities. Our district is home to 12 schools spanning grades K 12, including four charter schools. We offer our students various educational opportunities, from our charter schools like Innovations STEM Academy to our Welding and Technical Education program. Our district is also home to the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin, Fort McCoy. We're proud of our growing community and our growing school district! If you're looking for a great place to get an education. Thanks for choosing the Sparta Area School District!

Why Sparta, Wisconsin?

Looking for a great place to live? Look no further than Sparta, Wisconsin! Sparta is a thriving community with a strong sense of pride. We're home to 12 schools, four charter schools, and Wisconsin's only U.S. Army installation. We offer our students a wide array of educational opportunities, from our charter schools like Innovations STEM Academy to our Welding and Technical Education program. Our district is also home to the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin, Fort McCoy. We're proud of our growing community and our growing school district! Sparta is the place for you if you're looking for a great place to live.