Sailing on Lake Mendota at sunsetLake Mendota Homes & Real Estate

Watch movies like On Golden Pond, Great Outdoors, & Indian Summer, and you'll understand what the appeal of living on a lake such as Lake Mendota is all about. Whether you're interested in fishing, swimming, boating, canoeing, waterskiing, or sipping coffee as the resident loons swim by as the morning fog rises off the lake – Madison lakeshore ownership offers something for everyone. Take a look at the Lake Mendota real estate listings that are currently available or to learn more about Lake Mendota and the top Madison destination for lakefront homes, Click Here.

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2 Story Colonial, 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath, Executiv...

REDUCED 22% Photo of Listing #1836077

$2,899,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.46 Acres
  • 6,431 ft²

Single Family

57 Cambridge Rd, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1836077

2 Story Colonial, 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath, Executive Library. Lakeside, The Home Features A Brick Tiered Patio, Retractable-covered Pergola & Private Walk Out Pier, Boat Dock, & Jet Ski Lifts On A Rare 100' Of Sandy Bottom Lake Frontage. 3 Fireplaces, Water And...

This Maple Bluff Beauty Has 103’ Of Lake-level ...

NEW Photo of Listing #1852130

$2,450,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.59 Acres
  • 6,562 ft²

Single Family

49 Fuller Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1852130

This Maple Bluff Beauty Has 103’ Of Lake-level Frontage. A Frank Riley Classic Giving Nod To French Provincial In This Elegant And Very Comfortable Home With Spacious Yet Cozy Living Areas Including 4-season Sun Room, Recently Renovated Kitchen, Family, Lib...

Motivated Seller! Experience The Lakeside Lifes...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1818823

$1,900,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.27 Acres
  • 5,774 ft²

Single Family

3506 Lake Mendota Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1818823

Motivated Seller! Experience The Lakeside Lifestyle In This Sleek, Modern Home. Enjoy Three Levels Of Light-filled Living Space With Soaring Ceilings And Gorgeous New Maple Floors. A Professional-grade Kitchen Redo And Wet Bar Make Entertaining Easy. Ample ...

Fantastic Lake Mendota! Price Includes 2 Adjace...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1846927

$1,465,000 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.67 Acres
  • 3,162 ft²

Single Family

5718 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1846927

Fantastic Lake Mendota! Price Includes 2 Adjacent Lots (flat/level Land) Totalling Almost 30,000 Sq. Ft And 66' On Lake Frontage. Total Lot Is .67 Acres. Lot 1 Is A 4br, 2ba Home. Features Large, Open Concept Lr/dr/kitchen With Separate Fam Room W/ Lake Vie...

Best Lot On Lake Mendota! Double Level Lot Wit...

REDUCED 17% Photo of Listing #1850834

$990,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.73 Acres
  • 3,767 ft²

Single Family

4102 Veith Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1850834

Best Lot On Lake Mendota! Double Level Lot With 122 Feet Of Shoreline With A Sandy Beach And Sand Inlet For Your Water Toys. 2 Car Attached Garage, Extra 2 Car Garage For Boat Storage/workshop. Beautiful Sunsets. Ready For You To Build Your Dream House ...

27.5 Acres Of Land, 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home! 200...

Photo of Listing #1849875

$950,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 27.5 Acres
  • 2,197 ft²

Single Family

5683 Harbort Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1849875

27.5 Acres Of Land, 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home! 2000’ Of Six Mile Creek Frontage. Lake Mendota Access. Bring Your Ideas. Abundant Deer Hunting, Turkey Hunting, And Some Of The Best Duck Hunting Around. The Northern Property Boundary Is State Park/dnr Land, So...

Condo Fee $400/month. Spectacular 3949 Sqft 5-b...

Photo of Listing #1845232

$699,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.1 Acres
  • 3,949 ft²

Single Family

5301 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1845232

Condo Fee $400/month. Spectacular 3949 Sqft 5-bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Condo On Lake Mendota W/boat Slip!! Upscale Contemporary Living At Its Finest! Modern 31x17 Great Rm W/massive Vaulted Ceiling, Custom Built-ins & Frplc Adjoins The Upscale Granite & Ss Kitche...

Spectacular 3949 Sqft 5-bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Cond...

Photo of Listing #1845231

$699,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,949 ft²

Condo

5301 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1845231

Spectacular 3949 Sqft 5-bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Condo On Lake Mendota W/boat Slip!! Upscale Contemporary Living At Its Finest! Modern 31x17 Great Rm W/massive Vaulted Ceiling, Custom Built-ins & Frplc Adjoins The Upscale Granite & Ss Kitchen! There Is A 1st Flr ...

Best Kept Secret On The Lake! Secluded, Yet Min...

Photo of Listing #1850565

$575,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,291 ft²

Condo

5329 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1850565

Best Kept Secret On The Lake! Secluded, Yet Minutes From Everywhere. This Waterfront Condo Is Perfect For Year-round Living Or Long Summer Escapes. Located At The Mouth Of The Yahara River/lake Mendota And Nestled Among Several Marinas & Historic Lakeside R...

Here's Your Chance To Be Living On Lake Mendota...

Photo of Listing #1845064

$325,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,130 ft²

Condo

#202 - 3100 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1845064

Here's Your Chance To Be Living On Lake Mendota & All It Offers Including Private Pier, Limited Boat Slips & Moorings. Enjoy Beautiful Sunsets From Your Private Balcony! Bring Your Decorating Ideas To Make This Condo Your Own! Great Location Surrounded By W...

Lake Mendota Access. Bring Your Ideas. Buy Th...

Photo of Listing #1849876

$300,000 Offer-Show

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.5 Acres
  • 2,197 ft²

Single Family

5683 Harbort Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1849876

Lake Mendota Access. Bring Your Ideas. Buy The Home And .5 Acres. Home Currently On Channel With Access To The Six Mile Creek. Abundant Deer Hunting, Turkey Hunting, And Some Of The Best Duck Hunting Around. House Has New Roof, Soffit, Gutters, Siding, ...

Lake Mendota Overview

Lake Mendota is the largest lake in the Yahara chain of lakes in Dane County, Wisconsin. Lake Mendota is a 9,842 acre lake with a maximum depth of about 82 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from 11 parks, 10 public boat landings, and 7 public beaches. Fish include Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Sturgeon and Catfish. The lake's water is moderately clear. Lake Mendota’s bottom is almost 30% sand. 

 Lake Mendota Facts & Figures  

Size (in acres): 9,842
Elevation (feet above mean sea level): 850
Maximum Depth (in feet): 82
Mean Depth (in feet): 42
Number of Beaches: 7
Number of Boat Landings: 10
Parks: 11
Bottom: 29% sand, 29% gravel, 2% rock, 40% muck
Fish: Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Sturgeon and Catfish
Sources: Yahara Waterways, Dep't of National Resources, Dane County Lakes & Watershed Commission

Lake Mendota Architecture

Homes on Lake Mendota range from modest one-story ranches to spectacular multiple level, multi-million dollar homes complete with elevators and extensive parking and storage for your all your toys. As more and more of the older homes on Lake Mendota are torn down and replaced with new homes, prices on Lake Mendota have soared, especially in Madison, Shorewood Hills, and Middleton. Homes located on Lake Mendota in Maple Bluff tend to be larger and more worthy of restoring but some have nonetheless been torn down and replaced as well, resulting in some of the areas most incredible lakefront homes and estates. Maple Bluff is where you'll typically find the largest Lake Mendota lots, although there are still some wonderful opportunities on the north side of Lake Mendota in nearby Westport. In addition to wonderful vintage gems and modern showcase homes on Lake Mendota, you'll also find both old and new Lake Mendota condos for sale in and around the Madison area.

Lake Mendota Lifestyles

The University of Wisconsin-Madison borders the south shore of Lake Mendota, making areas lake homes in Shorewood Hills especially popular with U.W. professors and doctors who need to remain within short commuting distance of the U.W. Hospital & Clinics. Madison Wisconsin summers offer a mild climate with average temperatures of 67 degrees. Wiling away the time will be relatively comfortable in the summer and you'll certainly be able to enjoy sunrises and sunsets from the comfort of your pier or deck. Lake Mendota is a sports-friendly lake so be sure to bring your motorboat, your sailboat, your jet skis and your waterskis. Stick around in the winter and there are no shortage of cold weather activities to enjoy on Lake Mendota either: ice skating, ice fishing, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, kite flying and kite skating, just to name a few! 

Lake Mendota Resources

Betty Lou Cruises 
Boathouse Bar & Grill 
Captain Bill’s 
Friends Of Lake Mendota (FLAM)
Governor Nelson State Park
Hoofer Sailing Club
Mariner's Inn
Memorial Union Terrace
Mendota County Park
Mendota Rowing Club
Mendota Yacht Club
Nau-Ti-Gal 
The Edgewater 
The Statehouse
Warner Park
Burrows Park
Tenney Park

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