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Vilas Real Estate, Madison

The Vilas neighborhood features vintage and historic properties designed by some of Madison's most respected architects from the early 20th century. In addition, the houses here are uniquely situated next to Lake Wingra and Vilas Park, Beach and Zoo. Many will argue there is no better place to be in Madison on a pleasant, sunny day. In fact you'll find many Madisonians enjoying the beautiful surroundings that this area offers throughout the year. There's much more to know about the properties here and the amenities of the surrounding area. For more Vilas real estate information, please continue with our community guide below.

Vilas is one of two great neighborhoods located along the Monroe Street corridor. Learn more about the Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood located right across the street.

All Vilas Homes For Sale, Madison, WI

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49 Days on Market

Photo of Listing #1846379


  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 3,509 SqFt
  • 0.11 Acres


Home for Sale, 49 Days

1630 Adams St

Oakland Heights

Madison, WI

Rare Opportunity To Have A New Home In Highly Sought After Location. Parade Of Homes Quality Reno...

265 Days on Market

Photo of Listing #1828012


  • 4 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,596 SqFt
  • 0.17 Acres


Home for Sale, 265 Days

1821 Vilas Ave

Wingra Park

Madison, WI

Historically Significant, Eye Catching Bungalow Home, Built In 1912 With Original Architectural F...

Vilas Sold Listings & Accepted Offers

Key Vilas Neighborhood Market Stats

Current Listings

  • * With Accepted Offers: 0
  • * Without Accepted Offers: 4
  • * Total Active Listings: 4
  • * % with Accepted Offers: 0%
  • * Months of Inventory: 4.0

Sold 01/20/2018 - 01/20/2019

  • * Total Sold Listings: 12
  • * Highest Sold Price: $610,000
  • * Lowest Sold Price: $330,000
  • * Average Sold Price: $475,525
  • * Median Sold Price: $424,950

* Source: IDX Active & Sold Listings

* Property Types: Single Family, Multi Family

More Vilas Real Estate Information

The Vilas neighborhood is bounded by Monroe Street and Regent Street to the north, Vilas Park to the south, Randall Ave. to the east, and Edgewood College to the west. This area includes the Wingra Park Historic District which was first listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. The Madison Landmarks Commission provides an in depth walking tour of the area and an excellent introduction to the American Craftsman, Bungalow, and Prairie style homes that line the streets of the neighborhood.

The properties in this area include many elements that are rarely found in more contemporary homes. One example is the large number of properties that prominently feature the "old-fashioned front porch". Some homes in newer neighborhoods try to replicate this feature, but without the same effect. 

A Pedestrian-Friendly Community

This part of Madison is one of the most pedestrian-friendly areas in town. Most Vilas houses are only a short walk away from the Monroe Street corridor, which offers a unique variety of restaurants, cafes, shops, and local small businesses. Monroe Street is also home to Trader Joe's, a grocery store that is very popular with the residents here and in neighboring Dudgeon-Monroe.

Vilas Park

There is no park in Madison that is quite like Vilas Park. On any given day you'll find scores of Madisonians flocking to the neighborhood to take in the beauty of the surrounding area. Swimming, picnicking, biking, and roller-blading are popular activities during the warmer months, while ice skating is popular in the winter. The Vilas Zoo is open year-round and admission is always free. Two other iconic Madison parks - Wingra Park and the UW Arboretum - are also within walking distance of the neighborhood.

Vilas Schools

Vilas properties are zoned to the West High School attendance area, which includes the Franklin/Randall elementary schools and Hamilton Middle School. Edgewood, a private school, is conveniently located on the western edge of the neighborhood.

Vilas Neighborhood Photos

Welcome to Vilas. The Vilas neighborhood offers an incomparable setting on Madison's near west side. 

Vilas Real Estate Madison WI

The Vilas Zoo is free to the public and offers the perfect place to take in a beautiful, sunny day.

Henry Vilas Zoo 

 Vilas Zoo Madison WI

Nearby, enjoy Vilas Park and Beach, located along the shores of Lake Wingra.


 Vilas Neighborhood Beach

The unique Bear Mound Park, also located within the neighborhood, is the site of a Native American effigy mound. 

More Popular Neighborhoods Near Vilas

Learn about every neighborhood on the near west side by reviewing our handy real estate guides below. 

For more information on the Vilas community, check out the neighborhood profile page on the City of Madison website.