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...

From Lakeside To Inside Nothing Short Of Specta...

Photo of Listing #1823651

$2,600,000 Offer-Show

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1.06 Acres
  • 4,802 ft²

Single Family

1015 Farwell Ct, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1823651

From Lakeside To Inside Nothing Short Of Spectacular! This Frank Riley Historic Gem Has The Charm Of Days Gone By Yet With All The Modern Conveniences. Extensively Remodeled With The Best Of The Best, While Keeping The Integrity Of This Historic Home In Min...

97 Feet Of Prime Level Lake Mendota Frontage Of...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1806806

$2,575,000 Offer-Show

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

Single Family

45 Fuller Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1806806

97 Feet Of Prime Level Lake Mendota Frontage Offers Gradual Sand Bottom And Majestic Sunsets. The Home Was Built In 2009 And Designed By Johnson Design (same Architect That Designed Erin Hills Clubhouse). Custom Finishes, First Floor Master With Gas Firepla...

Amazing, Custom-built Lakefront Home W/exemplar...

Photo of Listing #1825622

$2,300,000 Active

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

Single Family

5029 St Cyr Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1825622

Amazing, Custom-built Lakefront Home W/exemplary Design & Detail. Using The Finest Materials W/ Its Incredible Millwork, Custom Cabinetry & Exquisite Finishes. Chef’s Kitchen W/ Two Islands & High-end Appliances. Take In The Incredible Views From The Great ...

This Stunning Contemporary Is Perched Along The...

REDUCED 13% Photo of Listing #1818823

$2,000,000 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...

This Maple Bluff Beauty Has 80ft .5 Acre Of Per...

Photo of Listing #1826431

$1,599,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.54 Acres
  • 4,684 ft²

Single Family

33 Harbort Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1826431

This Maple Bluff Beauty Has 80ft .5 Acre Of Perfect Level Lake Frontage On Lake Mendota! Enjoy Capitol Views, The City Skyline & Spectacular Sunsets! Spacious, Custom Designed Ranch W/open Floor Plan In Mint Condition! Huge Master Suite W/lake View & Marble...

Shorewood Hills Lake Home!this Beautiful Home O...

Photo of Listing #1823084

$1,350,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.39 Acres
  • 3,026 ft²

Single Family

3662 Lake Mendota Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1823084

Shorewood Hills Lake Home!this Beautiful Home On A Private, Wooded Lot Across From The Golf Course Offers Incredible Lake Vistas The Moment You Step Inside. Wake Up To Sweeping Lake Views In The Spectacular Owner's Suite W/gas Fp & Enjoy Your Morning Coffee...

Panoramic Views Of Lake Mendota Will Stop You I...

NEW Photo of Listing #1828044

$1,300,000 Active

  • 0.5 Acres

Lots & Acreage

3580 Lake Mendota Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1828044

Panoramic Views Of Lake Mendota Will Stop You In Your Tracks. 65' Of Lake Mendota Frontage Located In The Coveted Village Of Shorewood Hills. Plenty Of Privacy Is Offered As This Lot Is Set Far Back From The Street On A Tranquil, Wooded 1/2 Acre Lot. Perfec...

Panoramic Views Of Lake Mendota Will Stop You I...

NEW Photo of Listing #1827925

$1,300,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.5 Acres
  • 4,821 ft²

Single Family

3580 Lake Mendota Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1827925

Panoramic Views Of Lake Mendota Will Stop You In Your Tracks As You Walk Into This Contemporary Home W/65 Ft Of Lake Mendota Frontage Located In The Coveted Village Of Shorewood Hills. Plenty Of Privacy Is Offered As This Home Is Set Far Back From The Stree...

Stunning Prairie Craftsman Boasts 114 Ft Of Fro...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1825574

$1,295,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.7 Acres
  • 3,592 ft²

Single Family

5579 Kupfer Rd, Westport, WI

MLS® #1825574

Stunning Prairie Craftsman Boasts 114 Ft Of Frontage On Lake Mendota A 3/4 Acre Lot! Extensive Redesign By Architect Udvari-solner In '12 Transformed The Living Experience, Bringing The Natural Setting To The Forefront. Striking Kitchen Boasts Cherry Cabine...

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...

66 Ft Of Pristine Level Lake Mendota Water Fron...

Photo of Listing #1825466

$730,000 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.3 Acres
  • 3,156 ft²

Single Family

717 Woodward Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1825466

66 Ft Of Pristine Level Lake Mendota Water Frontage! The Pier Has Excellent Water Depth For Your Boat! This 4 Bedroom Ranch Home Boasts Spectacular Capital Views From Your Full Sized Windows In Several Rooms! 2 Wood Burning Fireplaces! You'll Be Sure & ...

New Construction; Estimated Completion June/jul...

NEW Photo of Listing #1826800

$684,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 2,124 ft²

Single Family

5200 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1826800

New Construction; Estimated Completion June/july 2018.amazing New Construction Home On Wooded Lot On The Spring Harbor Channel On Lake Mendota. Designed With The Lot And Lake Access In Mind And Featuring A Courtyard.the Floor Plan Is Open With A Large Islan...

This Charming Home Has Expansive Views Of Lake ...

NEW Photo of Listing #1827583

$595,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 1,767 ft²

Single Family

801 Woodward Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1827583

This Charming Home Has Expansive Views Of Lake Mendota & The Capital. The Living Room Has A Door To Deck & Back Yard. Spacious Kitchen With Separate Dining Area. Master Bedroom Has A Sitting Area, Private Deck & Views Of The Lake. Lower Level Is Partially F...

Don’t Miss Out Of Your Chance To Enjoy Life On ...

Photo of Listing #1826361

$379,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,240 ft²

Condo

#806 - 3100 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1826361

Don’t Miss Out Of Your Chance To Enjoy Life On The Lake With This Highly Desirable 8th Floor End Unit Which Rarely Comes On The Market. Private Balcony & Open Floor Plan Great For Entertaining! Nestled In A Private Setting Within Walking/bus To Uw, Hospital...

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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