University Heights Madison Real Estate & Homes

"We are a lively, walkable, bikeable neighborhood with easy access to the UW campus & hospital. You can easily plant roots here that will last for generations." -University Heights resident

More than just any 106-acre neighborhood, University Heights is one of five Madison Historic Districts. The designation came in 1985 at the request of residents who wished to retain its Old World ambience and wanted more protection than provided by its National Register of Historic Places listing in 1982. University Heights was – and remains – a Madison signature neighborhood, showing all the hallmarks of the city’s first flowering. Read more... 


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Sophisticated Urban Lifestyle ... This Entirely...

NEW Photo of Listing #1763157

$1,675,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.33 Acres
  • 6,067 ft²

Single Family

234 Lathrop St, Madison, WI

MLS® #1763157

Sophisticated Urban Lifestyle ... This Entirely Rebuilt Circa 1899 Queen Ann-style Residence Is Set On A Beautifully Landscaped Double Lot. Architectural Details Abound With 12" Base And Crown Moldings, 5" Back-band Door Casings, Walker Zanger Tile, Bella D...

As Featured In Nyt On 9/11/16, This Unique Quee...

Photo of Listing #1775006

$1,079,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.27 Acres
  • 4,548 ft²

Single Family

115 Ely Pl, Madison, WI

MLS® #1775006

As Featured In Nyt On 9/11/16, This Unique Queen Anne Shingle Style Home-the First Home Built In University Heights-is Available For The 1st Time In Half A Century! It's Commanding Hilltop Location Provides Views Of Lake Mendota And Wisconsin's Capitol. The...

Historic District Findorff House. Classic Tudo...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1771394

$923,500 Offer-Bump

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.16 Acres
  • 3,582 ft²

Single Family

1832 Summit Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1771394

Historic District Findorff House. Classic Tudor Revival Blends Elegance And Craftsmanship Of The Past And Present. Original Custom-milled Walnut Paneling, Leaded Glass Windows, Medallions And Pickled Wood Stain Blend With Dacor, Sub-zero And Bosch In The E...

Great Opportunity For A Grand Home, Full Of Ori...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1770617

$799,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.18 Acres
  • 3,114 ft²

Single Family

205 Princeton Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1770617

Great Opportunity For A Grand Home, Full Of Original Character, On A Low Traffic Street In The Best Part Of Historic University Heights. Large Rooms For Family Gatherings And Space For Two Offices. Back On Market After Full Replacement Of The Electrical Ser...

A Must See Is This Historic Home In One Of Univ...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1783065

$669,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 3,010 ft²

Single Family

2015 Van Hise Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1783065

A Must See Is This Historic Home In One Of University Heights Most Beautiful Neighborhoods! This Lovingly Historic, Custom Built Roe Home Designed By Law, Law And Potter Architectural Firm In 1915, Features A Delicious Gourmet Kitchen Open To Formal Dining...

A Must-see, One-of-a-kind Historic Home In Madi...

REDUCED 6% Photo of Listing #1784493

$649,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.28 Acres
  • 3,018 ft²

Single Family

1711 Van Hise Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1784493

A Must-see, One-of-a-kind Historic Home In Madison’s Most Beautiful And Sought-after Neighborhoods. Featured In The University Heights Walking Tour, This Expansive Bungalow Home Is Set On A Rare Double Lot With A 2-car Garage. It Boasts A Huge Front Sitting...

Like New 103 Year Old House! This House Has Bee...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1776554

$549,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.12 Acres
  • 1,870 ft²

Single Family

2109 Chamberlain Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1776554

Like New 103 Year Old House! This House Has Been Remodeled Extensively. Much Of The House Was Reframed, New Joists, Windows, Roof, Furnace/ac, 1/2 Bath Added On Main Level, New Walls, Insulation, Trim, Doors, Driveway, Garage, Sun Room Added, Master Br Expa...

Meticulously Maintained 2 Story Home On Private...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1785275

$459,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.13 Acres
  • 2,623 ft²

Single Family

2418 Chamberlain Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1785275

Meticulously Maintained 2 Story Home On Private Mature Lot. Air Lock Entry. Formal Living W/fp, Dining & Studio W/french Doors On 1st Flr. 3 Season Rm W/beams & Vaulted Ceilings Overlook Pavered Patio & Backyard W/picket Fence. Remod. Kitchen W/breakfast ...

University Heights 4 Bedroom Gem! You'll Apprec...

Photo of Listing #1785886

$419,900 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.09 Acres
  • 1,947 ft²

Single Family

113 N Spooner St, Madison, WI

MLS® #1785886

University Heights 4 Bedroom Gem! You'll Appreciate All The Hardwood Floors, Arched Doorways, Hardwood Trim, Gorgeous Built-in Hutch In Dining Room, Wood Burning Fireplace In Living Room, Cozy Main Level Family Room, Windows Galore For Lots Of Natural Light...

Heart Of The City! 1 Block To Camp Randall! Fab...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1785251

$399,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.23 Acres
  • 1,993 ft²

Single Family

1707 Summit Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1785251

Heart Of The City! 1 Block To Camp Randall! Fabulous Prairie/craftsman 3 Br 2 Full Bath Home On Oversized Corner Lot (.23 Acre)! Huge Front Porch Plus A Private Deck! Enter Foyer To Expansive Lr W/maple Floors, Wb Fireplace, Large Windows & Details W/charac...

Well Maintained And Updated Tudor In Univ. Heig...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1754535

$319,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.07 Acres
  • 1,537 ft²

Single Family

305 Chamberlain Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1754535

Well Maintained And Updated Tudor In Univ. Heights-one Of Madison's Best Neighborhoods. Walk To Uw, Shopping And Dining. Bike Paths Nearby. Beautiful Living Room Off Entrance W/ Resurfaced Wood Flrs, Fireplace(gas) And Built-in Bookshelves. Formal Dining W/...

More about University Heights

Established in 1894, University Heights has attracted intellectuals (streets such as Van Hise & Bascom are named for past University presidents) and prominent business people with a preference for life on an oak-shaded hillside to the cramped quarters of central-city living. Those affluent enough to build in University Heights left a suburban design and architectural legacy of impressive homes on large, landscaped lots. Neighborhood homes offer a drive-through education in architectural design and prominent 20th Century architects. Queen Anne, Craftsman, Prairie, Tudor, Period Revival, and Usonian styles are all present, with homes designed by Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Keck and Keck, and other nationally and regionally noted architects. Today, University Heights seems to occupy a place slightly outside of time, still exuding the style and sentiment of the era of its creation. Madison Magazine recently voted University Heights one of Eight Great Madison Neighborhoods.

University Heights Lifestyles

With its walking-distance proximity to the UW campus and UW Hospital, University Heights has no shortage of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Events at Camp Randall Stadium and the Kohl Center are a quick stroll away. Nearby stores clustered around the intersection of University and Midvale Boulevards to the west include what many consider to be the best grocery and wine stores in town, as well as organic and other specialty groceries. Regent Street to the east and south is gateway to a diverse collection of restaurants and galleries. The Capitol Bike Trail bisects the neighborhood for easy commuting and recreation. There’s even public golf nearby at 9-hole Glenway golf course and 18-hole Odana Hills golf course.

Neighborhood Schools

Public schools serving University Heights include Franklin-Randall Elementary, Hamilton Middle, and Madison West High School. Private Edgewood High, on the Edgewood University campus, serves students seeking a Catholic education, as well as those seeking a well-rounded liberal arts curriculum in preparation for college. If your children are still living with you after high school, they can walk from University Heights to the U.W.-Madison or Edgewood College to attend classes. University Heights homes are also within easy walking distance of the university campus and hospital.

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