Elm Grove

Located in eastern Waukesha County is the Village of Elm Grove, a top-tier suburb just fifteen minutes west of Milwaukee.

Welcome to Elm Grove

An affluent community offering a unique urban-rural living experience.
Located in eastern Waukesha County is the Village of Elm Grove, a top-tier suburb just fifteen minutes west of Milwaukee. With spacious, wooded properties, an abundance of natural beauty, and quick access to the hustle and bustle of city life, residents of Elm Grove enjoy the exclusive, urban-rural atmosphere that makes this Wisconsin village so iconic. Vast, elegant mansions, villas, and cottages can be found nestled against sweeping hills or tree-lined properties here.

What to Love

  • Spacious properties offering premier privacy
  • Incredible location with a short drive to downtown Milwaukee or Lake Country
  • Small-town charm and ambiance
  • A close-knit community with a volunteer-run board 
  • An abundance of locally-owned eateries and shops

Local Lifestyle

Elm Grove residents play an active part in the community, many of whom dedicate their time and effort to engage in neighborhood-wide events and organizations, including an all-volunteer board that governs the Village. Eager community participation and involvement are key factors in creating the small-town charm Elm Grove exudes.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Elm Grove houses many eateries, entertainment attractions, and shops for its residents. It’s home to Sunset Playhouse, a community theater and performing arts venue with incredible schedules chocked full of classic musicals and long-time favorite plays. After an incredible performance at the theater, enjoy a drink while listening to live music from local artists at downtown O’Donoghue’s Irish Pub. Sweet-lovers flock to The Chocolate Factory for a freshly-churn scoop of ice cream and Fazio’s Sweet Moments, Sweet Life for Italian-inspired artisan chocolate.
Silver Spur Texas Smokehouse BBQ, located in the heart of downtown, serves slow-cooked, mouthwatering meats like burnt ends, pulled pork, chicken, and ribs. Enjoy brunch at Zisters with flavorsome entrees including avocado toast, chorizo breakfast bowls, and paninis, and when you’re done comb through the racks of Moxie Midwest, a clothing boutique with trendy, curated apparel collections for both men and women. Because of its close proximity to the heart of Milwaukee, Elm Grove residents don’t have to look far for a wide range of shopping opportunities. Just a few miles away is Brookfield Square, a sprawling shopping mall offering major retailers like Barnes & Noble and The White Barn Candle Company.

Things to Do

Elm Grove’s tight-knit community provides many activities for its residents. Located in the heart of the village, Elm Grove Village Park offers tennis and volleyball courts, a heated outdoor pool, a splash pad, and a spacious playground with state-of-the-art equipment. Pack a picnic lunch or order to-go at one of Elm Grove’s delicious eateries and eat at the park’s covered picnic or gazebo areas. Take a yoga or cardio group class at the all-inclusive health and wellness center Toned Body Fitness. Afterward, loosens up those tight muscles at Elements Massage with a signature therapeutic massage. The Village of Elm Grove offers several annual festivals and events throughout the year, including the community’s Easter Egg Hunt, Memorial Day Parade, and Fourth of July Family Fun Fest.


The Village of Elm Grove is served by the Elmbrook School District. Noteworthy schools include:
  • Tonawanda Elementary, a primary institution serving grades pre-kindergarten through fifth- grade with various awards, including recognition as a school that “Significantly Exceeds Expectations” in student achievement and growth by The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and a nomination in U.S. News’ “Best Elementary Schools”. 
  • Brookfield Central High School, a secondary, four-year institution serving grades ninth through twelfth, has a range of awards and recognitions. Distinctions include ACT exam performance scores consistently among the highest in Wisconsin, the largest key club in the state, and several National Merit Finalists.

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