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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6,431 Sf Of Luxury Lakeshore Living. Buyers Can...

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

6,431 Sf Of Luxury Lakeshore Living. Buyers Can View This Iconic Home By Appointment. On Lake Mendota & Minutes From The Airport, Maple Bluff Is An Epic Location. Lake Views Are The Main Inspiration In These One-of-a-kind Designed Rooms. Master Bedroom Feat...

Experience The Lakeside Lifestyle In This Sleek...

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

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 Built-ins Showcase...

Magnificent Level Lot With 107 Feet Of Lake Men...

REDUCED 10% Photo of Listing #1830857

$1,800,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.55 Acres
  • 5,184 ft²

Single Family

21 Fuller Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1830857

Magnificent Level Lot With 107 Feet Of Lake Mendota Frontage, Gradual Sandy Bottom With Stunning Sunset Views, Three Miles To The Capital In The Highly Coveted Neighborhood Of Maple Bluff. This Home Has Many Upgrades, New Cedar Shake Roof, Copper Gutters/do...

Maple Bluff Lake Mendota Luxury Living. Imagine...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1829010

$1,800,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.55 Acres
  • 5,774 ft²

Single Family

1311 Farwell Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1829010

Maple Bluff Lake Mendota Luxury Living. Imagine Sitting On Your Deck, Drink In Hand, The Gentle Breeze Is Blowing. You Look Up And See A Sailboat, Peacefully Floating Across The Lake, Background Sunset. This Could Be Your New Home. Ultimate Chef's Kitchen I...

Gorgeous Colonial Nestled Between Burrows Park ...

REDUCED 6% Photo of Listing #1838950

$1,600,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.21 Acres
  • 4,941 ft²

Single Family

44 Burrows Rd, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1838950

Gorgeous Colonial Nestled Between Burrows Park And Lake Mendota With 60 Feet Of Frontage In The Village Of Maple Bluff. Curl Up In Front Of The Fireplace Or Entertain On The Spacious Patio. Plenty Of Guest Space With A First Floor Bedroom And Bathroom. Upda...

Stunning, Remodeled Home - 40' Of Lake Mendota ...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1843046

$1,300,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.39 Acres
  • 3,495 ft²

Single Family

1004 Sherman Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1843046

Stunning, Remodeled Home - 40' Of Lake Mendota Frontage! You Could Spend Days In The Master Suite With Its Deck Overlooking The Lake (a Perfect Place To Enjoy The Hot Tub,) Its Walk-in Closet, & Incredible Bathroom W/steam Shower + Soaking Tub, But Then You...

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...

New Price! Breathtaking Lake & Direct Capitol S...

REDUCED 6% Photo of Listing #1837589

$930,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.31 Acres
  • 3,552 ft²

Single Family

519 Woodward Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1837589

New Price! Breathtaking Lake & Direct Capitol Skyline Views With 66' Of Frontage! Take In The Picturesque View Outside From The Large Patio, Open Backyard, Waterfront Terrace Or An Upper & Lower Screen Porch. Inside This Contemporary Home, The Dramatic Foye...

This Is An Incredible Place, With The Best Loca...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1837892

$767,365 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.1 Acres
  • 1,755 ft²

Single Family

5227 Harbor Ct, Madison, WI

MLS® #1837892

This Is An Incredible Place, With The Best Location In Spring Harbor Of Lake Mendota. We Love This Place Because It’s One Of The Few Incredible Locations On Lake Mendota With Access To The Beach, Boat Launch, Park With 1block. One Of Many Reasons We Purcha...

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

NEW 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...

NEW 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 ...

Lakeside Maintenance-free Living At Its Best! M...

Photo of Listing #1843475

$474,900 Offer-Show

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,171 ft²

Condo

#101 - 5355 Hansons Landing, Westport, WI

MLS® #1843475

Lakeside Maintenance-free Living At Its Best! Make This Luxury Condo A Primary Or Secondary Home- You Will Be Delighted With All That It Has To Offer. Abundance Of Natural Light, Accentuated By The Wall Of Windows W/ The Views Of The Water And Sunsets. Th...

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

NEW 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, Boat Slips & Moorings. Enjoy Beautiful Sunsets From Your Private Balcony! Bring Your Decorating Ideas To Make This Condo Your Own! Great Location Surrounded By Woods, Na...

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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