Fond du Lac Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Area Description

Fond du Lac is a diverse community that has a place for people of all backgrounds and interests. Whether your love lies in sailing, hockey, agriculture, or the arts…whatever your interest is, if you can name it, you can find a kindred soul to join you in pursuit of it. Fond du Lac is a welcoming community, offering enriching year-round events and amenities. Located “at the foot” of Lake Winnebago, Fond du Lac embraces “lake life,” both with and without ice. Historic Downtown is also vibrant, known for its many parades and events such as Fondue Fest held each fall in conjunction with the Farmers Market. There is always something fun to do in Fond du Lac!

Area Highlights

The Neighbors

Families, wide range of education, wide range of income, wide range of age


Mixed architecture styles and values, market is steady, median closing price under $120,000


Relaxed, friendly, city is safe and clean and easy to navigate

You'll Love

Access to nature and the lake, the history of the community, events

Perfect For

Commuting, raising a family, convenience of big-retail shopping while boutique shopping downtown

Around the Area

Fond du Lac is an hour’s drive from three major cities…Madison, Milwaukee, and Green Bay. It is also an easy drive to Sheboygan. This makes Fond du Lac a wonderful choice for many commuters who work in larger cities but want to live in a charming, more relaxed setting.

There are many options for quality education in Fond du Lac, with several public and private elementary and junior high schools to choose from. There are two private high schools: Winnebago Lutheran Academy and St. Mary Springs Catholic High School. There are also two public high schools: Fond du Lac High School and Horace Mann High School, which services North Fond du Lac. For options in higher education, Marian University and Moraine Park Technical College are conveniently located immediately in Fond du Lac. Ripon College is a short 25 minute drive away, still within Fond du Lac County.

Get ready for an active lifestyle with access to twenty-six parks, two outdoor pools and two indoor pools, a marina, soccer complex, kiddie amusement area, driving range and two public golf courses, and an indoor hockey/skating complex. If that isn’t enough, the Kettle Moraine State Forest and The Horicon National Wildlife Refuge are both at your doorstep.

Fond du Lac was rated18th highest for safety by Farmers Insurance and called it the 14th best small city to raise a family.



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