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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No Showings Until 9/30 Noon. This Beautifully U...

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$925,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.22 Acres
  • 2,990 ft²

Single Family

2114 Van Hise Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1815345

No Showings Until 9/30 Noon. This Beautifully Updated, Historic University Heights Home Seamlessly Blends Old World Charm + Modern Luxuries. Bathed In Natural Light, The Spacious Living Room With Newly Finished Wood Floors And Stunning, One-of-a-kind Firepl...

Immaculate, Fully Updated University Heights Ho...

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$650,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 2,236 ft²

Single Family

1714 Van Hise Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1816387

Immaculate, Fully Updated University Heights Home With Open Floor Plan And Light-filled Rooms. Gourmet Kitchen With Center Island And Snack Bar, White Cabinetry, Quartz Countertops, Premium Stainless Appliances, Subway Tile, Marble Tile Range Backsplash And...

Modernize Old Style In Historic University Heig...

Photo of Listing #1812020

$424,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.12 Acres
  • 1,678 ft²

Single Family

1706 Regent St, Madison, WI

MLS® #1812020

Modernize Old Style In Historic University Heights. Original Hardwood Floors And Stain Glass Windows. Updates Include New 2 Car Garage, Updated Kitchen And Baths. Special Features Include Wolf Range/ Hood, Solar Panels, Whole House Water Filter, 2nd Floor G...

Incredible Home For Sale In The Highly Coveted ...

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$379,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 1,088 ft²

Single Family

2130 Regent St, Madison, WI

MLS® #1806577

Incredible Home For Sale In The Highly Coveted University Heights Neighborhood! Beautiful Finishes And Updates Adorn This Charming Craftsman Style Home. Newly Refinished Maple Floors, New Windows, Paint, Carpet, Cedar Siding, Roof, Mechanicals, Plumbing & E...

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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