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 #1769584

$3,499,000 Active

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

Single Family

57 Cambridge Rd, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1769584

This Rare, Classic Red Brick Georgian Colonial Home Is A Truly Historic Looking Mansion With All The Hallmarks Of A Modern Luxury Home. Built In 2003 By Michael F Simon Builders, The Home Is One Of The Builder's Most Beautiful And Livable Custom Homes In Ma...

Prime Level Frontage With Sweeping Views Of Lak...

Photo of Listing #1806806

$2,975,000 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...

Showings Start 5/12. Great Family Home W/80 Fee...

Photo of Listing #1801536

$1,550,000 Offer-Show

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.54 Acres
  • 4,436 ft²

Single Family

33 Harbort Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1801536

Showings Start 5/12. Great Family Home W/80 Feet Of Gorgeous, Level Lake Mendota Frontage On A Cul-de-sac In Maple Bluff, Next To 22-acre Park. Spacious, Custom Designed, Ranch W/large Rooms, Open Plan In Mint Condition. Huge Master Suite W/lake View & Marb...

Stunning Stone Tudor With 52’ Of Lake Mendota F...

Photo of Listing #1803111

$1,250,000 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 4,000 ft²

Single Family

4926 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1803111

Stunning Stone Tudor With 52’ Of Lake Mendota Frontage! Situated Across From Blackhawk Golf Course On A Wooded Lot, This Gorgeous Home Offers Lake Views From The Living Areas And Master Bedroom. Architectural Details Like The Turret, Multiple Stone Fireplac...

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 Modern - This Home Is Four Years N...

Photo of Listing #1801164

$1,000,000 Offer-Show

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.18 Acres
  • 4,070 ft²

Single Family

1026 Sherman Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1801164

Lake Mendota Modern - This Home Is Four Years New! Bright, Spacious Open Floor Plan With Sweeping Views To The West Which Allows For Magnificent Sunsets. The Master Offers A Gas Burning Fireplace, Soaking Tub And Deck, 2nd Floor Laundry, Finished Lower Leve...

Old World Charm Meets Modern Conveniences. This...

Photo of Listing #1799588

$999,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.19 Acres
  • 4,500 ft²

Single Family

828 Prospect Pl, Madison, WI

MLS® #1799588

Old World Charm Meets Modern Conveniences. This 1910 Craftsman Style Has A Wood Burning Fireplace, Crown And Baseboard Moldings, Oak And Maple Hardwood Floors And Updated Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances. Most Rooms View Lake Mendota, & There’s Slid...

Breathtaking View Of Capitol! Beautiful Lake M...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1804528

$949,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.23 Acres
  • 3,454 ft²

Single Family

5140 Reynolds Ave, Westport, WI

MLS® #1804528

Breathtaking View Of Capitol! Beautiful Lake Mendota Home W/ 50 Ft Of Level Frontage In Waunakee School District! This 3454 Sq/ft 5-6 Bdrm 2-story Is In Excellent Condition & Has A 4 Car Garage! Stunning Panoramic Views Of The Lake, City Skyline & Capitol ...

Showings Start 6/10 At 12 Pm. Welcome Home To L...

Photo of Listing #1805928

$924,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 2,970 ft²

Single Family

5118 Spring Ct, Madison, WI

MLS® #1805928

Showings Start 6/10 At 12 Pm. Welcome Home To Lake Living! Rare Opportunity To Live On Lake Mendota! 55 Ft. Of Frontage! This 4 Br, 2 Full Bath Home Has A Huge Kitchen W/breakfast Bar, Kitchen Island, Double Ovens & Gas Range. Eat In Kitchen & Casual Dining...

28+ Acres Of Wonderful Land To Hunt Deer, Turke...

Photo of Listing #1797197

$800,000 Active

  • 17 Acres

Lots & Acreage

5684 Harbort Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1797197

28+ Acres Of Wonderful Land To Hunt Deer, Turkeys, Ducks, And Geese From Your Back Yard. This Has Lake Mendota Access Thru The Six Mile Creek. Build Your Dream Home And Enjoy The Land. On The Other Hand, This Land Might Have The Possible Use As A Develop...

122 Feet Of Clear Frontage. Spacious Lake Home...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1781795

$749,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.73 Acres
  • 2,767 ft²

Single Family

4102 Veith Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1781795

122 Feet Of Clear Frontage. Spacious Lake Home. Has Recently Undergone Mold Remediation. Repair Work Will Have To Be Completed By Buyer. Huge Deck On Back As Well As Screened Porch Area. U Shaped Driveway, Attached 2 Car Garage As Well As A Detached 2 ...

Rare Opportunity To Build Along The Shores Of L...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1796420

$635,000 Offer-Show

  • 0.37 Acres

Lots & Acreage

1005 Woodward Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1796420

Rare Opportunity To Build Along The Shores Of Lake Mendota With 60 Feet Of Frontage, Ideal Sandy Frontage With Gradual Grade, Gently Sloping Lot Allows For An Exposed Basement. Quiet Street That Dead Ends Into Governor's Island, Less Than A Mile To Maple B...

Charming Colonial On The North Shore Of Lake Me...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1795514

$635,000 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.37 Acres
  • 2,104 ft²

Single Family

1005 Woodward Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1795514

Charming Colonial On The North Shore Of Lake Mendota, 65 Feet Of Frontage With A Gradual Slope, Deep Lot With A 2 Car Detached Garage. This Home Is An Exceptional Value, Enjoy All That Lake Living Has To Offer, Bike To Governors Island Or Maple Bluff Count...

Your Own Private Oasis On Lake Mendota Awaits Y...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1800853

$624,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.53 Acres
  • 2,356 ft²

Single Family

4146 Veith Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1800853

Your Own Private Oasis On Lake Mendota Awaits You. With 61ft Of Lake Frontage On Just Over A .5 Acres, This Mid Century Ranch Feels Like A Secluded Wkd Getaway Everyday. Recent Updates Include Tiled Baths, Maple Cabinetry In The Kitchen, Ac And Gas Insert ...

Live On The Waters Of Lake Mendota & Not Worry ...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1796875

$524,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,612 ft²

Condo

#203 - 5355 Hansons Landing, Westport, WI

MLS® #1796875

Live On The Waters Of Lake Mendota & Not Worry About Shore Cleanup Or Pier Install? Huge, Lovely Condo On Hanson's Landing By Mariner's Inn Is Just The Place. 16 Unit Bldg. W/wrap Around Balconies Overlooking Channel & Lake Could Be Your New Home. Great Rm ...

The Cove Condos! Spacious West End 2 Bedroom C...

Photo of Listing #1804198

$410,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,240 ft²

Condo

#301 - 3100 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1804198

The Cove Condos! Spacious West End 2 Bedroom Corner Unit With Stunning Lake Views From All Rooms! Enjoy The Peaceful Setting Surrounded By Woods And Nature Trails, Yet Still Very Convenient To The City. This Entire Unit Was Completely Updated In The Last...

Buy This Home And Get A State Park For Free! Lo...

Photo of Listing #1787649

$374,900 Active

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

Single Family

5683 Harbort Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1787649

Buy This Home And Get A State Park For Free! Located Minutes From Waunakee, Middleton And Madison. You Read Correctly. This Property Has Access To Lake Mendota From A Channel Through Six Mile Creek And Includes 1.5 Acres Of Spectacular Land. It Is Adjacent ...

One Of A Kind, Water Lovers Dream! Nothing Else...

REDUCED 7% Photo of Listing #1803016

$350,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,500 ft²

Condo

#513 - 5379 Mariners Cove Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1803016

One Of A Kind, Water Lovers Dream! Nothing Else Compares For Price/sq Ft, Definitely The Premier Unit Of Mariners Cove. Eat Breakfast, Or Office, Enjoying Incredible Views From Your 4 Season Balcony Stretching The Width Of The Property. Your Office Also H...

Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Middleton Boatho...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1792367

$267,500 Active

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 700 ft²

Condo

6019 Lake St, Middleton, WI

MLS® #1792367

Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Middleton Boathouse. Well Maintained And Updated, This Unit Has Hardwood Flooring, Stainless Appliances, Washer And Dryer, And Awesome View - 12' Of Frontage. Perfect Location For Family Fun, Boating, Easy Access To Shopping, ...

Condo Fee $30/month. Rare Opportunity To Purch...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1792368

$267,500 Active

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.05 Acres
  • 700 ft²

Single Family

6019 Lake St, Middleton, WI

MLS® #1792368

Condo Fee $30/month. Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Middleton Boathouse. Well Maintained And Updated, This Unit Has Hardwood Flooring, Stainless Appliances, Washer And Dryer, And Awesome View - 12' Of Frontage. Perfect Location For Family Fun, Boating, Eas...

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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