Lake Monona

Lake Monona features beautiful lakefront homes and condos with some of the most spectacular views of Madison's capitol building imaginable. Enjoy water sports such as sailing, waterskiing, canoeing and kayaking, as well as a myriad of winter sports such as skating, ice fishing and cross country skiing. Or just take in the breathtaking capitol views and sunsets. Rest assured, Lake Monona doesn't disappoint! Check out the current inventory of Lake Monona homes for sale below or, to learn more about Lake Monona Click Here.

Views of the capitol building from Lake Monona, Wisconsin

Lake Monona Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.2M
Lowest Price $900K
Highest Price $1.5M
Total Listings 5
Avg. Days On Market 36
Avg. Price/SQFT $451

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Homes on Lake Monona are often quite stately and situated on generous sized lots. Unlike homes on more densely populated parts of other lakes, it is not unusual to see large ranch style or contemporary style homes with walkout lower levels on Lake Monona. Views of Madison's state capitol from a number of the homes and condos on Lake Monona are nothing short of spectacular.

Many lakefront homes on Lake Monona offer direct access to the water, and some even have their own private piers with slips or boat docks. Other common features in Lake Monona homes for sale include large decks that overlook the water, spacious lawns that are perfect for entertaining, and large windows for great views, fresh air and natural light.

Interiors of Lake Monona homes for sale could include striking features such as hardwood floors, open-plan living areas, and gourmet kitchens with state-of-the-art appliances. Most homes have multiple bedrooms, making them perfect for families or homeowners who love having guests visit.

Although land for sale around Lake Monona is becoming increasingly hard to find, every so often a lot will come up on the Lake Monona real estate market. You may find lots that are perfect for a single-family home or even large plots of land that are zoned for multi-story buildings and mixed-use properties.

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Lake Monona Overview

Lake Monona is the second largest lake on the Yahara chain of lakes in Dane County, Wisconsin. Lake Monona is a 3,359 acre lake with a maximum depth of about 74 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from 18 parks, 5 public boat landings, and 7 public beaches. Fish include Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Sturgeon and Catfish. Lake Monona's bottom is 30% sand. 

 Lake Monona Facts & Figures  

Size (in acres): 3,359
Elevation (feet above mean sea level): 845
Maximum Depth (in feet): 74
Mean Depth (in feet): 27
Number of Beaches: 7
Number of Boat Landings: 5
Parks: 18
Bottom: 30% sand, 25% gravel, 5% 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 Monona Lifestyles

Lake Monona is open to boaters and water sports enthusiasts. If you love ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice-kiting, ice skating, doing the polar plunge or snow sculpting, Lake Monona might be your next lake home destination! In the summer, Lake Monona residents and visitors partake in sailing, fishing, water skiing, party boating, kayaking and canoeing. As part of the chain of lakes in the Yahara Watershed, Lakes Monona and Mendota are connected. So if you want to be out on the lake all day and keep moving around, there's no reason you can't do so on these two big, beautiful lakes.

Lake Monona Resources

BB Clarke Beach
Betty Lou Cruises
Esther Park Beach
Lake Monona Sailing Club
Lake Vista Cafe
Monona Park
Monona Terrace
Olbrich Park
Betty Lou Cruises
Waunona Park

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