Sparta, WI Homes for Sale (19 Real Estate Listings)

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16939 Icarus, Sparta

$739,900

16939 Icarus, Sparta

4 Beds 3 Baths 3 Acres 3,052 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1870642

Welcome to your next home on 2.57 acres! This newer construction offers over 3000 sq ft, 4 beds, 3 baths, and a 3-car heated garage. The gourmet kitchen boasts granite countertops, a gas sto...

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1731 S Highland, Sparta

$559,000

1731 S Highland, Sparta

5 Beds 4 Baths 1 Acres 3,850 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1868130

Welcome to your serene retreat just 20 minutes from La Crosse! This spacious 5-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom haven offers breathtaking views and modern comforts. Nestled within walking distance of s...

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12163 Firefly Road, Sparta

$400,000

12163 Firefly Road, Sparta

4 Beds 3 Baths 2 Acres 2,472 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1975012

Beautiful open concept home on a 1.5 acre lot located in Bailey Creek Subdivision. Located in between Sparta and Fort McCoy. 4BR, 3BA with full finished basement. The main level boasts open ...

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8764 W Division, Sparta

$375,000

8764 W Division, Sparta

2 Beds 3 Baths 1 Acres 2,250 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1868144

This is not your everyday ranch home for sale! 2 BEDROOMS ON MAIN AND 2 NON-CONFORMING ROOMS IN LL. AN abundance of natural light and a clean and comfortable setting. Living room (with ga...

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221 N Court, Sparta

$350,000

221 N Court, Sparta

4 Beds 3 Baths 0 Acres 2,662 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1871343

HIDDEN GEM IN SPARTA with privacy on the Beaver Creek.. back yard is partially fenced with a Garden Shed and lots of plants and flowers. This totally remodeled 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has ...

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1014 Eagle, Sparta

$349,900

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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5372 Iberia, Sparta

$325,000

5372 Iberia, Sparta

3 Beds 1 Bath 5 Acres 1,144 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1868373

Have you been looking for a place away from town that you could turn into the perfect hobby farm? Be sure to check out this charming rural ranch style home with an attached 2 car heated gara...

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17883 Idler, Sparta

$324,900

17883 Idler, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Acres 2,599 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1869921

This beautiful, one family-owned property, has been meticulously cared for, inside and out. Relax in your large backyard on your covered patio or sitting in front of your fireplace in your b...

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17883 Idler Road, Sparta

$324,900

17883 Idler Road, Sparta

4 Beds 2 Baths 1 Acres 2,599 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1580786

This Beautiful one family-owned property, has been meticulously cared for, inside and out. Enjoy relaxing in your large backyard on your covered patio or sitting in front of your fireplace i...

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415 North, Sparta

$299,900

415 North, Sparta

5 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 2,170 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1864676

Beautiful centrally located home in Sparta by the schools and library. You will find a spacious and well lit main floor consisting of a living room with a natural fireplace, an attractive k...

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1113 John, Sparta

$275,000

1113 John, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,424 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1869136

NEW CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS! Comfortable one-level living! Fantastic twin home on quarter acre lot near the edge of town! Open concept living/dining/kitchen with large kitchen pantry! Prim...

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515 Pearl, Sparta

$249,900

515 Pearl, Sparta

4 Beds 3 Baths 0 Acres 2,212 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1866248

Charming 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, Sears Craftsman home, featuring a front porch, electric fireplace in the spacious living room, formal dining room, 12x14 deck, 15x25 patio,1 car garage, 2 car ...

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206 Pine, Sparta

$249,900

206 Pine, Sparta

2 Beds 1 Bath 0 Acres 1,008 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1868914

Quiet and comfortable living just moments from downtown, parks, and schools. There are two bedrooms and a full bath on the main floor, while the lower level features a fully finished family ...

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715 Jefferson Avenue, Sparta

$209,900

715 Jefferson Avenue, Sparta

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,350 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1973514

Recently renovated! Check out this completely updated home that features a new roof, new windows, new flooring, fresh paint and so much more! The home is well laid out with an open floor p...

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508 W Wisconsin, Sparta

$205,000

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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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414 W Montgomery Street, Sparta

$198,900

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414 W Montgomery Street, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,900 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1969154

Enjoy all the benefits of city living with this one! Completely updated 3 bedroom 2 bath in the heart of Sparta. Beautfilly updated ready for you to come and make it yours. First floor has s...

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709 Hill Street, Sparta

$169,900

709 Hill Street, Sparta

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Acres 1,564 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1972486

Welcome to this charming 3 bed, 2 full bath home with a spacious 3 car garage for your vehicles and toys. The home also offers a sun room and a 3 season porch, providing additional living sp...

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416 Austin Street, Sparta

$155,000

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416 Austin Street, Sparta

4 Beds 1 Bath 0 Acres 1,274 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 6473703

Start your homeownership journey with this cute 3 bed 1 bath bungalow with new paint, carpet and attached 1 car garage! Super great opportunity to move right in. Come see it today. Seller h...

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Sparta, WI Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $379K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $1.7M
Total Listings 34
Avg. Days On Market 89
Avg. Price/SQFT $500

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As of April 17, 2024 there are 19 active Sparta, WI real estate listings for sale with an average listing price of $311,416. The highest-priced property listing is $739,900, while the lowest priced property can be purchased for $154,900. Sparta, WI homes for sale have an average price of $158 per square foot, based on listings with an average of 3.5 bedrooms, 2.2 bathrooms, and 2,015 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.