Located in Bell Township along Siskiwit Bay on the Bayfield Peninsula’s western edge, Cornucopia is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Miles of brownstone shoreline, scenic trails that lead to waterfalls, and stunning sandstone formations make it one of Wisconsin’s best-kept secrets.
Affectionately called “Corny” by locals, this waterfront village’s warm and inviting atmosphere will make you want to stay past peak season. A strong sense of community, evident in its thriving farmers markets and art crawls, will make you feel like you’ve finally come home.
Real Estate in Cornucopia
The local housing market consists primarily of single-family homes. Waterfront land is also available.
Most single-family homes have two to four bedrooms. Hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and wood-burning stone fireplaces are common features. Some of the choicest properties in town command breathtaking views of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands.
Waterfront homes often have access to flat brownstone boulders that be used for sunbathing or launching canoes and kayaks. Luxury homes can have as many as eight bedrooms, along with upscale amenities like saunas, center island kitchens, recreation rooms, balconies, and viewing decks that help you enjoy Corny’s lakeside setting to the full.
If you’re ready to take the plunge into the Cornucopia real estate market, call us, Reed Realty, at 715-779-5000 or send an email to Agent@ReedRealty.net.
Attractions and Amenities in Cornucopia
- Apostle Islands National Lakeshore – Go on a tour of the 22 islands that make up Wisconsin’s most famous natural attraction. The mainland is home to Meyers Beach, Little Sand Bay, and the renowned sea and ice caves. Come here for a weekend of swimming, kayaking, fishing, and camping. The best time to visit the caves is in the winter when the cool air forms glaciers on the stone formations.
- Chequamegon National Forest – Spend the day hiking and exploring the nature trails at Chequamegon National Forest. Get the opportunity to observe wildlife up close. Spot the wolves, bears, blue herons, and other animals that call this place home. There are clean and well-maintained camping grounds where you can set up a tent and have a cookout.
- Lost Creek Bog State Natural Area – Explore the bogs in this nature preserve. Go trekking or kayaking. Learn more about local flora and fauna, and enjoy the tranquil environment.
- Lost Creek Falls – Hike to the falls. Located about a mile from the parking lot, the Lost Creek Falls area doesn’t get a lot of foot traffic, which means you’ll have the place to yourself on most days.
- Siskiwit Bay and Siskiwit River – The Siskiwit Bay and River create a natural harbor where you can fish or simply admire the scenery. The marina complex features a bed and breakfast, several specialty stores, and a township museum.
- Cornucopia Beach and Park – This lakeside park features a sandy beach and an artesian well pagoda where visitors can rest and have a drink. A number of community events and annual celebrations like 4th of July take place here.
- Downtown Cornucopia – Pass the time at downtown coffee shops, stores, and restaurants. Siskiwit Coffee and Curiosities offers amazing coffee and snacks. Little Nikki’s Bar & Grill serves some of the best burgers and pizzas and town.
- Ehlers General Store – Ehlers has been serving the village for over 100 years. Grab a bite at their on-site deli, which sells homemade sandwiches, cookies, jams, and pickles. The main store has everything from home furnishings to apparel to local art. Browse through a wide selection of housewares, and stock up on food and toiletries.