Lake Properties in Madison, WI

The selection of waterfront real estate in Madison is truly special. There are thousands of lakes in this great state, and many of them are located in and around the Madison, Dane County, and the South Central Wisconsin region. Wisconsin's Capital City is home to 5 prominent lakes. On these bodies of water you'll find some of the area's most beautiful homes, where inspiring sunrises, peaceful sunsets, fishing, boating, and Mother Nature are a part of everyday of life. For more information on our local lakes and rivers, be sure to review the rest of our waterfront real estate guide below.

Browse all Madison lakefront real estate listings below. Our listings include all of the single family homes and lots for sale on Lake Mendota, Monona, Wingra, Kegonsa, and Waubesa - as well as the entire inventory in Dane County and South Central Wisconsin. For more options, be sure to check out our waterfront condo guide here

Waterfront Homes in Madison & Central Wisconsin

Waterfront Homes in Madison & Central Wisconsin

309 Properties Found. Page 1 of 52.
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738 E Gladys Drive, Fulton

$675,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,610 Sf

MLS® # 1974879, 0 days, Active

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N8481 White Sand Court, Germantown

$739,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,080 Sf

MLS® # 1974759, 1 day, Active

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W5197 Southview Drive, Armenia

$799,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,176 Sf

MLS® # 1974830, 1 day, Active

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W2194 Melmar Drive, Green Lake

$425,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,168 Sf

MLS® # 1974637, 2 days, Active

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319 Penhurst Way, Rome

$795,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,683 Sf

MLS® # 1974639, 2 days, Active

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701 Woodward Drive, Madison

$1,850,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,085 Sf

MLS® # 1973368, 2 days, Active

South Central WI Waterfront Property Stats

Current Listings

  • With Accepted Offers: 43
  • Without Accepted Offers: 266
  • Total Active Listings: 309
  • % with Accepted Offers: 14%
  • Months of Inventory: 4.5

Sold 04/14/2023 - 04/14/2024

  • Total Sold Listings: 716
  • Highest Sold Price: $4,500,000
  • Lowest Sold Price: $8,112
  • Average Sold Price: $535,190
  • Median Sold Price: $375,000

* Source: IDX Active & Sold Listings

* Property Types: Lots & Acreage, Single Family

More about Madison Lakefront Property

Most Madison lakefront homes reside along either Lake Mendota or Lake Monona, two large bodies of water which form the city's isthmus in the center of town. Lake Wingra - a smaller lake - is located on the near west side of the city. Further to the south both Lake Kegonsa and Lake Waubesa are situated near Madison's perimeter. The Yahara River is another important waterway in the area. The Yahara traverses Dane County from north to south and provides a convenient boating route between our local lakes.

More Waterfront Real Estate Near Madison

Many of our local lakes and rivers are conveniently located within 30 to 60 minutes of the city. Black Earth Creek, located to the west of Madison, is a crystal clear and spring-fed stream well-known for its trout fishing. Further to the west and north of the city is the Wisconsin River. Large portions of this scenic river are lined with beautiful bluffs. Wisconsin's largest river winds its way through many picturesque cities such as Baraboo, The Wisconsin Dells, Lake Delton, Sauk City, Prairie du Sac, and Spring Green to name a few. Lake Wisconsin is a reservoir of the Wisconsin River and a popular choice for lakefront real estate in the Town of Lodi. There are many more lakes in the South Central Wisconsin area, including Lake Koshkonong, Castle Rock Lake, Green Lake, and dozens of smaller lakes that provide wonderful environments for the buyer looking to "get away" close to home.

Need help locating a special waterfront property in Madison, Wisconsin? Call us at 608-852-7071 or contact us online. Whether your goal is to buy a home on a lake or on a river, our full-service real estate team is here to help.

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