Vintage Dane County Homes

Looking for a single family home with vintage character and charm? Concentrating on Dane County homes built from 1940-1960 might just be in order. Do you love built-ins, arched doorways, and hardwood floors?  A "vintage" home, homes built after 1940 but no later than 1960, can be a charming throwback to yesteryear. Check out the vintage homes currently for sale in Dane County below. Or, to read some colorful descriptions of our favorite vintage home features and characteristics, Click Here.

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Located Across From Lake Mendota On A Peaceful,...

Photo of Listing #1809423

$1,200,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.42 Acres
  • 4,278 ft²

Single Family

704 Butternut Rd, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1809423

Located Across From Lake Mendota On A Peaceful, Tree Lined Street In Maple Bluff, This Home Has Been Completely Remodeled And Upgraded. First Owner Was A Home Builder And Built A Solid Home. Updates Include Heated French Limestone Floors, All Custom Built C...

Lake Monona! Renovated And Expanded 4 Bedroom 3...

Photo of Listing #1805363

$959,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.33 Acres
  • 3,525 ft²

Single Family

4413 Winnequah Rd, Monona, WI

MLS® #1805363

Lake Monona! Renovated And Expanded 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bath Redwood Beauty. Prime Location With Level Lot, 50' Shoreline, And Capitol View. Recent Improvements Include Maple And Travertine Flooring, Open Great Room, 9 Ft+ Ceilings, Chef's Kitchen With Cherry/map...

Only The Second Time On The Market. Welcome To ...

Photo of Listing #1804257

$870,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.85 Acres
  • 3,590 ft²

Single Family

3407 Circle Close, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1804257

Only The Second Time On The Market. Welcome To This Large, Sunny, Family Home Designed By Local Architect William Kaeser As His Personal Residence. Known For His “organic” Modern Style, This Home Sits Atop A Hill And Is Centered Around A Large Great Room Wi...

This Spacious And Charming Home Was Built For E...

Photo of Listing #1807098

$800,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 4,437 ft²

Single Family

30 Fuller Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1807098

This Spacious And Charming Home Was Built For Entertaining. Open Entryway, Large Formal Living And Dining Rooms, Updated Kitchen W/ Stainless Appliances, Granite Counters, Drawer Dishwasher, Main Level Laundry And Large Mudroom, 1st Floor Master Suite, Fam...

Live In Shorewood Hills And Enjoy Community Poo...

NEW Photo of Listing #1803879

$639,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 2,763 ft²

Single Family

1105 Edgehill Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1803879

Live In Shorewood Hills And Enjoy Community Pool, Park Programs,tennis Courts, Blackhawk Golf Course In Summer, Skating And Sledding In Winter. Walk/bike To Uw, Walk To Shopping, Dining And Shorewood Hills Elementary School. Sprawl Out In 3 Levels Of Living...

Rare Find!! Wow... A Double Lot Across The Str...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1806040

$629,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.19 Acres
  • 2,249 ft²

Single Family

5118 Lake Mendota Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1806040

Rare Find!! Wow... A Double Lot Across The Street From Lake Mendota. You Can Design Your Dream Home On Lot Overlooking Lake W/o Lake Taxes. If You Have/want A Boat, Spring Harbor Boat Launch Is Just Around The Corner. Seller Will Sell As Package Deal On...

Serenity Now! 7 Bedroom, 4 Bath Home That Backs...

Photo of Listing #1808023

$599,900 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 4,863 ft²

Single Family

5802 Anchorage Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1808023

Serenity Now! 7 Bedroom, 4 Bath Home That Backs Up To The 97 Acre Owen Conservation. Beautifully Designed As 3 Separate Units, Two 3 Bedroom And One 1 Bedroom Unit Enjoy Life In This Beautiful Setting With Your Extended Family. This Home Is 100% Remodeled I...

Settle Into This Beautifully Maintained Lake Wa...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1799892

$599,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.23 Acres
  • 2,975 ft²

Single Family

5106 Card Ave, Mcfarland, WI

MLS® #1799892

Settle Into This Beautifully Maintained Lake Waubesa Home! Featuring Gas Fireplace, Tile & Hardwd Floors, Updated Kitchen W/granite Counter Tops, Custom Maple Cabinets, Newer Appliances, & Ml Office. Newer Roof & Oversized 2 Car Garage Are Just A Few Of The...

Location, Location, Location...this Home Border...

Photo of Listing #1808841

$550,000 Offer-Bump

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.24 Acres
  • 2,391 ft²

Single Family

3410 Sunset Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1808841

Location, Location, Location...this Home Borders The 4 Corners Park. A Really Great Wooded And Private Lot. The Home Has Been A Great Family Home For Many Years, It Is Now Time For Someone New To Come In And Give It The Love It Deserves. The Rooms Are La...

No Showings Until Open On 7/30. Beautiful Two S...

NEW Photo of Listing #1810359

$535,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.11 Acres
  • 2,535 ft²

Single Family

3206 Cross St, Madison, WI

MLS® #1810359

No Showings Until Open On 7/30. Beautiful Two Story Craftsman Home. 3 Bed, 3 Bath Open Floor Plan & Vaulted Tray Ceilings Offer Abundant Natural Light Throughout. Features Include Hardwood Flooring, Wood Burning Fireplace, Beautiful Granite Counter Tops, Ss...

Wow-new Lowered Price -perfect Lake Location. L...

REDUCED 9% Photo of Listing #1807303

$525,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.16 Acres
  • 1,662 ft²

Single Family

1302 Pocahontas Dr, Monona, WI

MLS® #1807303

Wow-new Lowered Price -perfect Lake Location. Live Life On Lake Monona (not A Channel)view Of Capital From Front Yard Bring Your Dreams, Friends, Boat, And Family, And Put In Your Pier. Rare-almost Weedless Area With Sand Base In Lake. Year-round House Has ...

Classic And Charming Lake Cottage Circa 1950 On...

Photo of Listing #1809540

$499,900 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.75 Acres
  • 1,734 ft²

Single Family

2229 Williams Point Dr, Pleasant Springs, WI

MLS® #1809540

Classic And Charming Lake Cottage Circa 1950 On Beautiful Lake Kegonsa. 90’ Of Lake Level Frontage And 3/4 Acre Park-like Setting With Towering Oaks. Knotty Pine Throughout, Built-ins, Solid Six-panel Doors, Large Kitchen, And Great Room Style Main Level ...

Vrp $499,000-$524,000. Masterful Art In The For...

Photo of Listing #1806545

$499,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3.1 Acres
  • 4,000 ft²

Single Family

5886 County Road Cv, Burke, WI

MLS® #1806545

Vrp $499,000-$524,000. Masterful Art In The Form Of A Home! Seller Has Original Plans Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright Student, Herb Fritz Jr. This Artistic Home Sits At End Of A Long Private Drive On 3 Acres Of Wooded Bliss. South Facing Back Is Floor To Cei...

Charming Cape Cod Just 1 Block To Shorewood Ele...

REDUCED 8% Photo of Listing #1802158

$495,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.16 Acres
  • 1,976 ft²

Single Family

1115 Edgehill Dr, Shorewood Hills, WI

MLS® #1802158

Charming Cape Cod Just 1 Block To Shorewood Elementary, Close To Va & Uw Hospitals, Campus, Picnic Point & Lake Mendota! Hardwood Floors Throughout Main Level. Complete Renovation Of The Sunroom Provides Bright Space To Relax And Enjoy. Walkout To The Pr...

The Renters Are Out And This House Sparkles! C...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1798211

$485,000 Offer-Show

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.12 Acres
  • 2,605 ft²

Single Family

2606 Chamberlain Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1798211

The Renters Are Out And This House Sparkles! Come Take A Second Look! Beautiful Updated House In Popular Highland Park. 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, New Custom Kitchen With Amish Built Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances And Granite Counter Tops. Bathrooms...

Beautiful Sunset Village Cape Cod W/updates On ...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1807126

$469,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.18 Acres
  • 2,520 ft²

Single Family

22 S Hillside Terr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1807126

Beautiful Sunset Village Cape Cod W/updates On Every Level. New Kitchen W/granite, Stainless Appliances, White Cabinets, Cooking/dining Island, Formal Dining, New Wood/tile Flooring Throughout. Arched Doorways, Gas Fireplace, Stained Glass, Laundry On Mai...

No Showing Until 7/30/17. Must See Home With Mo...

Photo of Listing #1809216

$449,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 2,600 ft²

Single Family

3002 Mckinley St, Madison, WI

MLS® #1809216

No Showing Until 7/30/17. Must See Home With Modern Features Rarely Found In This Neighborhood. This Property Is Move-in Condition And Has Been Through Several Phases Of Remodeling Including Second Floor Master Suite, Finished Lower Level With Separate Livi...

Sunny And Spacious 3 Br, 2.5 Bath Cape Cod Step...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1804975

$435,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 1,824 ft²

Single Family

4213 Mohawk Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1804975

Sunny And Spacious 3 Br, 2.5 Bath Cape Cod Steps From The Arboretum. 2-car Garage. Open Concept Kitchen/dining, Granite Countertops, New Stainless Appliances. South-facing 4 Season Sunroom. Finished Basement W/ Full Bath/jacuzzi Tub (perfect For Guest/theat...

Hard-to-find 5 Bed, 3 Bath, Cape Cod On A Quiet...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1808452

$425,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 2,701 ft²

Single Family

17 Kewaunee Ct, Madison, WI

MLS® #1808452

Hard-to-find 5 Bed, 3 Bath, Cape Cod On A Quiet Cul-de-sac In University Hill Farms! Walking Distance To Shops At Hilldale And Top-rated Madison Schools. Recent Improvements Include Remodeled Kitchen W/granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Sun Ro...

Great One Owner Home In The Sought After Countr...

Photo of Listing #1808510

$420,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1.07 Acres
  • 3,291 ft²

Single Family

1725 Heim Ave, Madison, WI

MLS® #1808510

Great One Owner Home In The Sought After Countryside Subdivision On The Westside. Four Bedrooms Up And A Great Amount Of Entertaining Space In The Huge Kitchen Or Upper Sunroom. Relax In The Lower Level Fireplace Room, Kitchenette, Or Game Room. Outside Is ...

Great Bones, Great Light, Great House! Large En...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1798940

$419,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.25 Acres
  • 2,889 ft²

Single Family

813 Ottawa Tr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1798940

Great Bones, Great Light, Great House! Large Entry Foyer Leads To A Collection Of Well-proportioned Grand Rooms. Finally A Home With All The Space Your Family Needs, 3 Full Baths Plus A Large 2 Car Garage In Best Nakoma Location Under $500,000! Sprawling R...

Nakoma Two Story Just A Block To The Arboretum ...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1807554

$410,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 2,146 ft²

Single Family

4218 Mohawk Dr, Madison, WI

MLS® #1807554

Nakoma Two Story Just A Block To The Arboretum On A Wooded Lot W/expansive Windows Offers A Sun Filled Home! Formal Living W/gas Fireplace, Hardwood Flrs, Formal Dining W/built-ins, Updated Kitchen W/crisp White Cabinetry, Corian C-tops & Ss Appliances Over...

No Showings Until Open House Sunday 12:00-2:00....

Photo of Listing #1808733

$400,000 Offer-Show

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.23 Acres
  • 1,933 ft²

Single Family

132 Kensington Dr, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1808733

No Showings Until Open House Sunday 12:00-2:00. This Classic Maple Bluff Home Features A Spacious Living Room W/fireplace, Stunning Built-ins & Hardwood Floors, An Updated Julia Child Style Cooking Kitchen W/stainless Steel Appliances & Granite Countertops,...

No Showings Until Open 7/23/17 Maple Bluff - Co...

REDUCED 11% Photo of Listing #1807251

$399,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 1,300 ft²

Single Family

5 Oxford Pl, Maple Bluff, WI

MLS® #1807251

No Showings Until Open 7/23/17 Maple Bluff - Completely Remodeled Homes, A Blend Of Period Charm & Modern Amenities With A 2 Car Garage! 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths And A State Of The Art Kitchen With White Cabinets, Granite Tops & Stainless Appliances. New Si...

Vintage Homes & Architecture

What makes a home vintage? Admittedly, we kind of invented the term when it comes to home styles. Well, at least it's not considered an "official" home style as defined by the SCWMLS (South Central WI MLS). But it's a useful term when you think about the types of characteristics typically found in a home built between 1940 and 1970. What are some of the characteristics of vintage homes that people love? California bungalows offer cottage-like exteriors, cozy-feeling interiors, and large, inviting front porches. Cape Cod style homes are distintively square or rectangular one-story structures with gabled roofs and unadorned fronts. Contemporary style homes are easily recognized by their unusually placed windows, exceptionally clean lines, and atypical mix of materials. Originated by Frank Lloyd Wright, Prairie/Craftsman style homes are found in two distinct styles--boxy and symmetrical or low-profile and asymmetrical. Prairie styles are distinguishable by full-or partial-width porches framed by tapered columns, overhanging eaves, and exposed roof rafters

Vintage Homes & Lifestyles

Vintage homes are often located in the older part of Dane County cities, towns, and villages, making vintage homes typically more "walkable" than newer homes that are more often located on the edge of town or in a far-flung suburb. Like historic homes, vintage homes often come with a project or two. Thankfully we've got a great list of folks that can help if need be!

Vintage homes may possess certain issues that newer homes do not. Vintage homes are also in great demand throughout Dane County which means the best ones do go fast. Be sure to request a Lake & City Homes buyer agent who can bring hidden inventory to your attention, as well as represent your best interests when purchasing a vintage home.

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