Isthmus/Downtown

Madison's downtown is located on an isthmus between two beautiful lakes, and anchored by the Wisconsin State Capitol and the University of Wisconsin campus. This area offers a wide variety of housing options with a distinct midwestern vibe, from high-end condos to eclectic student apartments there’s a place for everyone. Downtown living offers easy access to entertainment, the lakes, Madison Metro and great bike trails. Hundreds of retail, restaurant and service businesses within walking distance make this the perfect place to call home.

Where To Eat: Heritage Tavern, Chef Dan Fox is somewhat of a local legend with his numerous James Beard awards as well as Chef of the Year accolades! Known for its upscale farm-to-table cuisine and some of the friendliest staff in town! Fun Fact: Heritage Farms supplies the meat in addition to other local suppliers. Around the corner is Naples15, owner Salvatore Di Scala brings Naples to Madison with authentic southern Italian offerings and mouthwatering pizzas! Fun Fact: The piano in his dining room is a gift from Tony Bennett! Late night belongs to Nattspil, serving up delicious cravings until 1am! Get the Three Cup Chicken or Tofu and thank us later!

Where To Sleep: AC Hotel Madison offers lovely modern rooms boasting views of the Capitol or Lake Mendota! It could literally be a staycation in of itself with the beautiful Eno Vino restaurant boasting one of the best views of the Capitol for dinner! Also, stop by and see Craig in the lobby bar for his famous J. Henry & Sons Smoked Old Fashioned or Manhattan! Fun Fact: They are also pet friendly now, so bring your furry family too! The Edgewater is another awesome downtown choice right on the water with an amazing spa! The Edgewater Spa offers massages, facials, manicure/pedicures all with a soothing view of Lake Mendota! Check out The Boathouse Bar & Grill for casual food and delicious cocktails on the dock!

What To Do: Terrace at Memorial Union is the best spot to grab a pitcher of Spotted Cow and enjoy views of Lake Mendota and people watch! Tons of live performances and activities from yoga to paddle boarding, even paddle board yoga! Capitol Square hosts live music to one the most famous farmer's markets in the nation! Dane County Farmer's Market runs on Saturdays until early November. Concerts on the Square are hosted by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra on Wednesday evenings until early August.

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Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $454K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $6.5M
Total Listings 549
Avg. Days On Market 127
Avg. Price/SQFT $220

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34 Schroeder Ct, Madison

$6,500,000

34 Schroeder Ct, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 53,000 SqFt Business/Comm MLS® # 1944996

ALTUS Commercial Real Estate, Inc.

1402 Pankratz St, Madison

$4,900,000

1402 Pankratz St, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 35,000 SqFt Business/Comm MLS® # 1944415

Steven's Real Estate Pref: 608-310-4222

4800 American Pky, Madison

$4,650,000

4800 American Pky, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 33,486 SqFt Business/Comm MLS® # 1848556

Key Commercial Real Estate, LLC

5010 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison

$4,350,000

5010 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison

5 Beds 5.5 Baths 7,375 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1945405

Sprinkman Real Estate

5404 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison

$4,000,000

↓ $250,000

5404 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison

5 Beds 5.5 Baths 6,113 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1934832

Sprinkman Real Estate

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2001 Fish Hatchery Rd, Madison

$3,900,000

2001 Fish Hatchery Rd, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 54,000 SqFt Business/Comm MLS® # 1945760

Bunbury & Assoc, REALTORS

1760 Eagan Rd, Madison

$3,200,000

1760 Eagan Rd, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 40,000 SqFt Business/Comm MLS® # 1923208

Key Commercial Real Estate, LLC

4146 Veith Ave, Madison

$2,477,777

4146 Veith Ave, Madison

3 Beds 4 Baths 4,988 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1946226

NAI Madison

1980 Atwood Ave, Madison

$2,200,000

1980 Atwood Ave, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 11,741 SqFt Business/Comm MLS® # 1928782

First Weber Inc Pref: 608-843-4017

1022 Hampshire Pl, Madison

$1,995,000

1022 Hampshire Pl, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Lots & Acreage MLS® # 1945020

Keller Williams Realty Pref: 608-234-1824

2314-2318 Allied Dr, Madison

$1,825,000

↓ $75,000

2314-2318 Allied Dr, Madison

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Multi Family MLS® # 1938964

Madison Commercial Real Estate LLC

#1200 - 100 Wisconsin Ave, Madison

$1,800,000

↓ $195,000

#1200 - 100 Wisconsin Ave, Madison

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 3,376 SqFt Condo MLS® # 1944935

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices True Realty

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