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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The Estate This Historic Georgian Colonial Home...

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

The Estate This Historic Georgian Colonial Home Is Appointed With All The Hallmarks Of Modern Luxury. Built In 2003 By Michael F. Simon Builders, The T. Wall Estate Is One Of The Most Beautiful And Exquisitely Livable Custom Homes In The Madison Area. Overl...

Prime Level Frontage With Sweeping Views Of Lak...

REDUCED 10% Photo of Listing #1806806

$2,690,000 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...

Very Special Property Situated On The Middleton...

Photo of Listing #1814246

$1,375,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.11 Acres
  • 3,032 ft²

Single Family

2725 Dewey Ct, Middleton, WI

MLS® #1814246

Very Special Property Situated On The Middleton Side Of Lake Mendota W/fantastic Location Near Health Club, Shopping, Restaurants, & Nature Preserve. Awesome Lake Views Await From This 3,000+sf Property. High-end Quality Finishes Throughout. Dream Kitchens ...

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...

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 Me...

Photo of Listing #1809898

$899,900 Offer-Show

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

Single Family

5140 Reynolds Ave, Westport, WI

MLS® #1809898

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

Welcome Home To Lake Living! Rare Opportunity T...

NEW Photo of Listing #1814715

$849,900 Offer-Show

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

Single Family

5118 Spring Ct, Madison, WI

MLS® #1814715

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! Hearth Area W/glass Patio Do...

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...

Unusually Large 1/3 Acre, East-facing Lake Lot ...

Photo of Listing #1813623

$549,000 Offer-Show

  • 1 Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 300 ft²

Single Family

5328 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1813623

Unusually Large 1/3 Acre, East-facing Lake Lot On Spring Harbor Includes ‘green’ House Plans By Virge Temme. Lot Is Level To Lake, Cleared And Ready To Build On. Includes A Two-car Garage With Living Space Above With Full Bathroom, Kitchenette And Large Sec...

Unusually Large 1/3 Acre, East-facing Lake Lot ...

Photo of Listing #1813620

$549,000 Offer-Show

  • 0.32 Acres

Lots & Acreage

5328 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1813620

Unusually Large 1/3 Acre, East-facing Lake Lot On Spring Harbor Includes ‘green’ House Plans By Virge Temme. Lot Is Level To Lake, Cleared And Ready To Build On. Includes A Two-car Garage With Living Space Above With Full Bathroom, Kitchenette And Large Sec...

Step Inside And Fall In Love. Private Entrance ...

Photo of Listing #1813167

$399,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,934 ft²

Condo

#512 - 5379 Mariners Cove Dr, Westport, WI

MLS® #1813167

Step Inside And Fall In Love. Private Entrance Opens Into Your Dream Kitchen, Offering Quartz Counters, Stainless Appliances, Induction Cook Top, Cherry Cabinets, Bamboo Cutting Board, Walnut Island Top And More! Third Floor End Unit With Vaulted Ceilings A...

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

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1804198

$399,900 Offer-Show

  • 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...

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

REDUCED 7% Photo of Listing #1803016

$325,000 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. Includes Private Lake Access ...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1809971

$317,000 Active

  • 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 ...

Own 1.5 To 30 Acres Of Land With Up To 2000' Of...

Photo of Listing #1810301

$300,000 Active

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

Single Family

5683 Harbort Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1810301

Own 1.5 To 30 Acres Of Land With Up To 2000' Of Frontage On The Six Mile Creek, Lake Mendota Access. Bring Your Ideas. Buy The Home And 1.5 Acres Or Buy The Whole 30 Acres. Home Currently On Channel With Access To The Six Mile Creek. Abundant Deer Hunti...

Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Middleton Boatho...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1792367

$259,900 Offer-Show

  • 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 3% Photo of Listing #1792368

$259,900 Offer-Show

  • 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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