Nakoma Real Estate

The Nakoma real estate market is one of the most architecturally diverse in Madison. With an impressive collection of wood, brick, stone, and stucco houses, this neighborhood offers a cross section of styles preserved from the first half of the 20th century. Follow the historic walking tour through the neighborhood and you'll encounter stately Colonial, Tudor and bungalow styles; more organic prairie and craftsman designs; as well as modern and contemporary themes. The properties here are coveted for their classic architecture; they're also highly valued for their near west side locale. Most real estate in Nakoma sells for between $350,000 and $700,000, with some properties selling for up to $1,000,000. To learn more about this very popular Madison west side community, please keep reading below.

Dudgeon-Monroe, located just to the north, is another popular neighborhood with more vintage homes for sale. 

Nakoma Homes for Sale, Madison, WI

4 Properties Found. Page 1 of 1.
Photo of Listing #1933915
New Listing

4122 Cherokee Dr, Madison

$750,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,638 Sf

MLS® # 1933915, 5 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1934005
New Listing

4117 Cherokee Dr, Madison

$895,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,071 Sf

MLS® # 1934005, 5 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1929835

3521 Gregory St, Madison

$384,500 - 3 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,040 Sf

MLS® # 1929835, 12 days, Offer-Show

Photo of Listing #1930359

3720 Odana Rd, Madison

$499,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,476 Sf

MLS® # 1930359, 49 days, Offer-Show

Recent Nakoma Home Sales

Key Nakoma Real Estate Statistics

Current Listings

  • With Accepted Offers: 2
  • Without Accepted Offers: 2
  • Total Active Listings: 4
  • % with Accepted Offers: 50%
  • Months of Inventory: 0.6

Sold 05/16/2021 - 05/16/2022

  • Total Sold Listings: 39
  • Highest Sold Price: $1,107,000
  • Lowest Sold Price: $230,000
  • Average Sold Price: $612,620
  • Median Sold Price: $599,900

* Source: IDX Active & Sold Listings

* Property Types: Single Family

More about the Nakoma, Madison, WI

Located South of Odana Road, between Midvale Blvd and Nakoma Road, the Nakoma neighborhood offers a collage of character-laden homes dotting a rolling landscape with mature hardwood trees. Here you'll find stone and brick houses suggestive of old-world English cottages, while prairie and craftsman structures conjure up images of early 20th century America. Either way, the real estate in Nakoma "fits." With interiors that feature thick hardwood floors, solid oak crown moulding, and original built-ins, the properties here are full of charm.

Local Parks & Recreation

Nakoma offers a wide assortment of recreational opportunities within and around the area. Bikers and pedestrians enjoy direct access to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum and the Southwest Commuter Path, while neighborhood kids enjoy a number of parks and playgrounds throughout the community. These include Nakoma Park, Hiawatha Circle Park, the "Duck Pond," and the playgrounds at Thoreau Elementary and Cherokee Middle School. Local golf courses include Odana Hills Golf Course, Glenway Golf Course, and the golf course at Nakoma. The Golf Club also offers an outdoor pool, which provides a gathering place for friends and neighbors during the summer.

Area Schools

Students living in the Nakoma area are zoned to the Madison West High School attendance area. Thoreau Elementary is located on the west side of the neighborhood; Cherokee Middle School is located on the east. Many private schools are also conveniently located nearby. These include Wingra School and the schools at Edgewood and Blessed Sacrament.

Nakoma Neighborhood Association

The local neighborhood association is very active and sponsors a number of events throughout the year. These include the annual Spring Egg Hunt, the neighborhood garage sale, a 4th of July picnic and parade, a Halloween party, and a Fall gathering. The association also serves a philanthropic role by contributing to local charitable campaigns.

Nakoma Neighborhood Photos

The Nakoma Golf Club includes an 18 hole course, tennis court, and pool. 

Nakoma Neighborhood Golf Course Madison

Nakoma Neighborhood Pool Madison WI 

Nearby, the UW-Arboretum offers the perfect setting for a bike ride or a long walk in the prairie. 

UW Arboretum Madison WI

UW Arboretum Prairie Madison WI

What Others are Saying

The Wisconsin State Journal recently published a profile on Nakoma. Take a look at it here.

Research Other Neighborhoods Near Nakoma

Our near west side subdivision guides offer a great introduction to every neighborhood on this side of town. 

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