Madison's Near East Side is vibrant and close to all the action. You'll love living steps from downtown and the Capitol Square, as well as all that the near East Side has to offer in terms of shops, restaurants, and entertainment. Not only is the near East Side colorful and diverse, it is arty and edgy, casual, walkable, and accessible. Check out the homes for sale below on the near East Side or scroll down to read more about why so many are flocking to the near East Side. To search for homes by near East Side neighborhood, Click Here.
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There are so many things to love about living on Madison's vibrant near East Side. Aside from coffee houses and quirky shops popping up all over, homes with character are prevalent and are, in general, more affordable. Charming vintage bungalows, 2-story victorians, and cape cods abound in older near East Side Madison neighborhoods. But be prepared to go without the big yards or garages more typically found in near West Side homes built after 1960. Fortunately you'll be able to walk virtually everywhere and off-street parking is fairly common. You may also see more rental homes woven into the fabric of near East Side neighborhoods. Your neighbors may be singles, families, or unrelated individuals sharing a house while attending undergraduate school, grad school, or working downtown or on Madison's East Side. You might even find yourself living next to a cute coffee shop or other small business storefront. After all, the near East Side is among the oldest, most historic parts of this great city.
Recreation on Madison's Near East Side
What activities and events are typically enjoyed on the near East Side? Plenty! Aside from a virtual panoply of restaurants including everything from gourmet farm to table offerings to lively pubs, there are an array of weekly and annual outdoor activities and events. There's the weekly Eastside Farmer's Market, there is Marquette Neighborhood's Waterfront Festival held every June, there is the world-music festival Fete de Marquette held in July in Central Park, there is the Orton Park Festival which celebrated its 50th anniversary in August 2015, and there are colorful street fairs such as the Willy St Fair held every September. Whether you enjoy music, eating, craft beers, dancing, shopping or people watching, there's something for everyone at the colorful events held on Madison's Near East Side.
Browse Homes for Sale in these Near East Side Madison Neighborhoods
Charming vintage homes for sale on Madison's Near East Side have become more and more sought-after in recent years. We recommend using an experienced East Side homes specialist to navigate the waters. Contact a Lake & City Homes agent today!