“Not only did we sell the house right away, the experience of working with the Falk Ruvin Team was completely effortless. Simply put, we couldn’t be happier.”
– Marty & Karen Corsten, Whitefish Bay
Welcome To The Neighborhood
Located on the gorgeous northern shores of Lake Michigan, Whitefish Bay is an affluent, highly walkable, and family-oriented village where community pride is strong and heartfelt. Once a resort town in the 1800s, the lakefront location offers the best in water activities: swimming, fishing, and boating as well as, gorgeous views of the turquoise water from its numerous parks and playgrounds.
Education is a significant feature of Whitefish Bay. In 2016, Whitefish Bay High was ranked #1 in Wisconsin by the U.S News and World Report. A gold medal school, its National Ranking is #194. In addition, the School District of Whitefish Bay was ranked #4 of 365 Wisconsin school districts in 2017 by Niche.
Whitefish Bay also offers recreational activities for the whole family. In addition to water-based, residents enjoy biking and jogging the many scenic trails, several golf facilities, and individual and team sport opportunities. As well, it has numerous annual festivals and events and is in close proximity to a variety of shopping opportunities.
What You Will Love
One of Milwaukee’s best kept hidden gems, Klode Park in the heart of Whitefish Bay has stunning views of Lake Michigan without the crowds. Along the grassy bluffs are benches where you can enjoy mesmerizing sunrises. Playgrounds, tennis courts, picnic spots, and a beach in a protected bay where you can catch the rays from the pristine sand or your boat. Klode Park is also where you can enjoy the best views of the fireworks that take place after the spectacular Fourth of July parade, one of Whitefish Bay’s most celebrated events.
For over 50 years, the family-owned Winkie Variety Store, has offered its patrons “a little bit of everything.” Upstairs you will find Hallmark cards, gifts for every occasion, and a plethora of chocolates, from 9 flavors of malt balls to truffles. For the kids and the kid in you, Winkie’s basement is the big draw with unique toys, house supplies, knickknacks, and more – we guarantee you won’t leave empty-handed.
Local Places We Love
For delicious sandwiches, salads, great soups, and amazing desserts, stop by The City Market Café. Prices are very reasonable and their large seating area means you never have to wait for a seat. They also serve locally-brewed coffee and fresh from the oven breads and pastries.
Moxie Food + Drink features upscale American comfort food and a full bar in a casual and cosmopolitan styled atmosphere. Your comments will go straight to the top as their owners make time to greet each table and we’re sure you will have plenty of compliments to the chef.
Fox Bay Cinema is a quaint and comfy neighborhood theatre that offers a classic American menu, wine, and beer at tiered tables while you enjoy the latest movie while servers top up your drinks and bring you hot food. What could be better?
When you are looking for superior quality outdoor gear and don’t want to buy the mass-market products that every other outdoor shop sells, head over to Yellow Wood. Featuring products from companies who want to better the world, you will find everything you need from knowledgeable and friendly staff.
The Navy Knot puts a fresh spin on the classic American style and offers hand-picked brands of women and men’s clothing and accessories, home goods, and gifts. They were recently named “Best New Women’s Boutique” by Milwaukee Magazine in their “Best of Milwaukee 2016” edition.
Real estate in Whitefish Bay is predominantly single family detached houses in the range of $300K-$2M (with those along the lake fetching higher prices).