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...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1817343

$2,449,900 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...

This Stunning Contemporary Is Perched Along The...

Photo of Listing #1818823

$2,290,000 Active

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

Single Family

3506 Lake Mendota Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1818823

This Stunning Contemporary Is Perched Along The Shore Of Lake Mendota In The Village Of Shorewood Hills. Large Windows Allow For Sweeping Views From All Three Levels. Extensively Remodeled By Architectural Building Arts:new Kitchen W/wolf Stove, Asko Dishwa...

Lake Living At Its Finest! Immaculate Home On T...

Photo of Listing #1819469

$1,400,000 Offer-Show

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.25 Acres
  • 3,160 ft²

Single Family

3444 Lake Mendota Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1819469

Lake Living At Its Finest! Immaculate Home On The Shore Of Lake Mendota In Shorewood Hills. Beautiful And Classically Remodeled Kitchen W/ Subzero & Wolf Appliances With Open Floor Plan To Living W/ Stone, Wood Burning Fireplace & Floor To Ceiling Windows F...

Magnificent Contemporary Home On Lake Mendota. ...

Photo of Listing #1813933

$1,200,000 Offer-Show

  • 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 Living In Downtown Madison! Exceptionally ...

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...

Luxury Lake Mendota Condo With Boat Slip, Low W...

Photo of Listing #1819203

$534,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,612 ft²

Condo

#203 - 5355 Hansons Lndg, Westport, WI

MLS® #1819203

Luxury Lake Mendota Condo With Boat Slip, Low Westport Taxes, And Waunakee Schools! Enjoy Lake Views And Sunsets From Private Wrap-around Balcony, From Pool, From Dock, Or Your Favorite Armchair. 3br/2.5ba + Office/den W/ French Doors To Mstr Suite. Large W...

If You Like Quiet And/or Fishing, Walking, Bicy...

NEW Photo of Listing #1820724

$225,000 Offer-Show

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,280 ft²

Condo

#19 - 5350 Westport Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1820724

If You Like Quiet And/or Fishing, Walking, Bicycling, Or Being On The Madison Lakes, This Will Be A Great Place To Live. The Common Area Right On The Yahara River Is A Pleasant Spot To Fish, Or Perhaps You Can Rent A Boat Slip For Easy Access To The Lakes. ...

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

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1818495

$217,900 Offer-Show

  • 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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