1208 Vilas Ave, Madison
MLS® # 1955764, 12 days, Active
The turn-of-the-century homes in Greenbush neighborhood date back to a time when this part of the city was settled by Italian and Eastern European immigrants. Roughly bounded by Regent Street to the north, Erin Street to the south, Randall Ave to the west, and Park Street to the east, this part of Madison is popular with house hunters seeking a destination close to the University and Downtown areas. This is a very walkable neighborhood with great access to the stores and restaurants in the Park Street, Regent Street, and Monroe Street business districts. Here you'll find many public transportation access points as well, putting all of Madison within reach. For more information on the neighborhood, please continue with our community guide below.
Looking for more homes in the area? Check out the Bay Creek/Lakeside neighborhood located just to the east.
MLS® # 1955764, 12 days, Active
MLS® # 1951067, 49 days, Offer-Show
|Address||Sold Price||Sold Date||Bed||Bath||Sqft.||Price Per Sqft|
|1012 Emerald St||$485,000||2023-05-12||3||1.00||1144||$424|
|1328 Mound St||$677,250||2023-05-09||$|
|1302 Chandler St||$580,000||2023-04-28||3||1.50||2064||$281|
|1335 Drake St||$413,000||2022-12-29||3||2.00||1298||$318|
|927 Drake St||$330,000||2022-12-28||4||1.00||1142||$289|
|1203 Vilas Ave||$500,000||2022-12-28||$|
|609 Mills St||$402,000||2022-12-06||3||2.50||1130||$356|
|517 S Mills St||$415,000||2022-11-30||3||2.00||1290||$322|
|1111 Mound St||$275,000||2022-10-28||4||2.00||1539||$179|
|1008-1010 Vilas Ave||$657,000||2022-10-27||$|
|1315 Hoven Ct||$427,000||2022-10-17||5||3.00||1617||$264|
|1011 Emerald St||$595,000||2022-10-13||$|
|1207 Chandler St||$395,000||2022-09-30||5||2.00||1536||$257|
|514 S Mills St||$405,000||2022-09-09||3||1.50||1557||$260|
|1143 Emerald St||$661,000||2022-09-06||3||2.50||1921||$344|
|919 Vilas Ave||$624,500||2022-08-29||$|
|1331 Drake St||$349,000||2022-08-18||3||1.00||1140||$306|
|1148 Emerald St||$512,000||2022-08-04||3||2.00||1800||$284|
|1335 Mound St||$503,300||2022-08-01||$|
|1164 Emerald St||$1,030,000||2022-07-29||$|
* Source: IDX Active & Sold Listings
* Property Types: Single Family, Multi Family
Getting to know your neighbors is easy in this part of the city. Many Greenbush properties feature the front porch as a focal point. With narrow streets and compact lots, the Greenbush neighborhood has offered "smart design" for over 100 years. For these reasons this part of town is popular with buyers seeking a setting with a high degree of urban density. The houses here also offer plenty of old-world charm and character and usually sell for under $300,000. This part of Madison features a healthy inventory of duplexes, making this a popular area for investors seeking income properties close to the Downtown area and the University of Wisconsin.
The Greenbush community features an abundance of parks and outdoor recreational opportunities. Step outside your door and walk to Madison's iconic Vilas Park, which offers a public beach, a beautiful zoo, and plenty of space for picnicking and shoreline fishing. The University of Wisconsin Arboretum is located just to the south of Vilas Park. Enjoy a scenic walk or bike ride as you take in the beautiful surroundings of the shoreline, forest, and restored prairie that comprise this one-of-a-kind park.
Greenbush is home to two very different but very good eateries. The Greenbush Bakery has been located for decades at 1305 Regent Street. This is the only Kosher bakery in town, and the doughnuts here are the absolute best in Madison. The Greenbush Bar, located at 914 Regent Street, serves up excellent Italian cuisine in a dimly lit and casual basement environment.
Check out our online profiles for every neighborhood located in this part of the city.
You can learn more about the Greenbush neighborhood at the city of Madison website.