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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This Rare, Classic Red Brick Georgian Colonial ...

Photo of Listing #1810583

$3,199,900 Active

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

Single Family

57 Cambridge Rd, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1810583

This Rare, Classic Red Brick Georgian Colonial Home Is Now For Sale. Located On Lake Mendota In Prestigious Maple Bluff, Four Houses From The Governor's Executive Residence, This Home Includes 4 To 5 Bedrooms, A Piano Room, A Private Office/library, A Mast...

Prime Level Frontage With Sweeping Views Of Lak...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1806806

$2,575,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.51 Acres
  • 6,598 ft²

Single Family

45 Fuller Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1806806

Prime Level Frontage With Sweeping Views Of Lake Mendota, The Capitol And Magnificent Sunsets. This 97 Feet Of Frontage Offers Gradual Sand Frontage. The Home Was Built In 2009 And Designed By Johnson Design (same Architect That Designed Erin Hills Clubhous...

Stunning Home In The Heart Of Maple Bluff On 12...

Photo of Listing #1817343

$2,499,900 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.78 Acres
  • 7,260 ft²

Single Family

403 Farwell Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1817343

Stunning Home In The Heart Of Maple Bluff On 125 Ft Of Pristine Lake Frontage! Enjoy Beautiful Sunsets From The Master Suite Overlooking Lake Mendota & The Capitol. The Master Boasts A Private Deck, Spa Bath, & Sauna. Entertain In The Gorgeous Kitchen W/cus...

Magnificent Contemporary Home On Lake Mendota. ...

Photo of Listing #1813933

$1,200,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.49 Acres
  • 4,466 ft²

Single Family

1826 Camelot Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1813933

Magnificent Contemporary Home On Lake Mendota. Prepare To Fall In Love! Lake Views From Every Room In The House (except Bathrooms). The Great Room Has Large Windows, Cathedral Ceilings And A Gas Marble Surround Fireplace. Master Suite Leads Out To The Deck...

Custom-built Dream Home With 120 Feet Of Level ...

Photo of Listing #1769397

$1,199,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.33 Acres
  • 7,198 ft²

Single Family

2898 Tomahawk Ct, Middleton, WI

MLS® #1769397

Custom-built Dream Home With 120 Feet Of Level Lake Mendota Frontage And Sweeping Lake Views! Permanent Hoist On Quiet Inlet. Home Has A Northwoods Feel With Hand-hewn Log Millwork Throughout The Home, From The Staircases To The Beams Upstairs. Stone Firepl...

Lake Mendota Frontage With Privacy On The Edge ...

Photo of Listing #1813358

$1,095,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 3,810 ft²

Single Family

3012 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1813358

Lake Mendota Frontage With Privacy On The Edge Of The Uw Campus! There Is Nothing Like This Contemporary Townhouse In The Area. With Over 120’ Of Frontage, And A Large Shared Pier Area, You’ll Enjoy All Of What Lake Mendota Offers. 3 Levels With Balcony Dec...

Lake Mendota Frontage With Privacy On The Edge ...

Photo of Listing #1813163

$1,095,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,810 ft²

Condo

3012 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1813163

Lake Mendota Frontage With Privacy On The Edge Of The Uw Campus! There Is Nothing Like This Townhouse Contemporary Condo In The Area. With Over 120’ Of Frontage, And A Large Shared Pier Area, You’ll Enjoy All Of What Lake Mendota Offers. 3 Levels With Ba...

Lake Living In Downtown Madison! Exceptionally ...

NEW Photo of Listing #1818564

$949,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.19 Acres
  • 3,498 ft²

Single Family

828 Prospect Pl, Madison, WI

MLS® #1818564

Lake Living In Downtown Madison! Exceptionally Well Maintained 3 Story Home On Lake Mendota With 53' Of Water Frontage Offers Stuning Views, Large Rooms, Beautiful Hardwoods & Crown Molding Throughout, Newer Metal Roof, Upgraded Appliances/electrical/plumbi...

Rare Opportunity. Includes Private Lake Access ...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1809971

$317,000 Offer-Show

  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,130 ft²

Condo

#204 - 3100 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1809971

Rare Opportunity. Includes Private Lake Access And A Lake Mendota Boat Slip! Incredible Water Views, Breathtaking Sunsets, Close To Picnic Point, Beautiful Green Spaces, Walking And Biking Paths And Much More. Convenient Location, Close To The Hospital And ...

Beautiful 2 Bedrm/2 Bathrm Condo At Mariners Co...

NEW Photo of Listing #1818495

$225,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,813 ft²

Condo

#310 - 5387 Mariners Cove Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1818495

Beautiful 2 Bedrm/2 Bathrm Condo At Mariners Cove! You'll Love The Open Concept Layout & Large Living Spaces Located Throughout This Home. Features A Beautiful Kitchen W/ Quartz Counter Tops, Tile Back Splash, Stainless Appliances & Breakfast Bar. Spacious ...

Waterfront Living! Move-in Ready, Private Entry...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1814819

$200,000 Active

  • 1 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,397 ft²

Condo

#108 - 5375 Mariners Cove Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1814819

Waterfront Living! Move-in Ready, Private Entry Condo! Low Westport Taxes! This Open Concept Unit Features Fresh Paint, Gas Fireplace, And A Water View From The Private Porch. Updated Kitchen With Newer Refrigerator, Microwave & Range/oven, Plus A Huge Pant...

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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