Dane County Waterfront Lots

Dreaming of building on the water in Dane County? You've come to the right place. This page is dedicated to all waterfront lots currently for sale in Dane County, whether located on a lake, river, or other body of water. Simply scroll down to browse a variety of Dane County waterfront lots in every price range. Got a specific amount of acreage in mind? No problem. Use our advanced search tools to browse Dane County waterfront lots by acreage. To explore other waterfront options, browse our waterfront Quick Links.

Boats on the water at sunset on Lake Mendota, Wisconsin

Dane County Waterfront Lots Statistics

Average Price $643K
Lowest Price $83.3K
Highest Price $2.4M
Total Listings 6
Avg. Days On Market 169
Avg. Price/SQFT $0

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Dane County Waterfront Land For Sale

Embrace the enchanting allure of waterfront living with the exquisite waterfront lots for sale in Dane County, Wisconsin. These exclusive cuts of land present a unique opportunity to build your dream home along the gorgeous and scenic waterways that define this charming region. Nestled along the shores of serene lakes and meandering rivers, Dane County waterfront lots boast generous dimensions, providing ample space for crafting a custom-designed residence that harmonizes with the natural surroundings. 

Picture waking up to the soothing sounds of gently lapping waves and panoramic views of the water right outside your doorstep. These waterfront lots often feature prime locations, offering unobstructed vistas and direct access to the lakes and rivers. Immerse yourself fully in the beauty of the environment as you plan and create your waterfront oasis, taking advantage of the sprawling landscapes that characterize these lots. 

The possibilities are endless when it comes to designing your waterfront haven. Some of these lots include gradual slopes, ideal for constructing homes with walkout basements, maximizing both indoor and outdoor living spaces. Whether you envision a contemporary architectural masterpiece or a charming lakeside cottage, these waterfront lots provide the ultimate canvas for your dreams. 

Dane County waterfront lots for sale average at a price of $330,000, which makes for not only an amazing and affordable opportunity to build your dream home, but is also an investor's dream price point. With the return on investment you would be making from purchasing at a lower price point, yet building a gorgeous new home and letting the land speak for itself for future homebuyers to fall in love with, you're truly in for the situation of your dreams.

With an abundance of lakes, rivers and creeks spread over a large area, Dane County has plenty of waterfront land for sale. Lots range from huge acreages that feature mature trees and direct lake access to smaller plots of land along gently flowing rivers.

Lakefront lots can be found on the shores of Dane County’s major lakes including Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Waubesa as well as smaller lakes further away from Madison’s downtown core. Many offer direct access to the water, which is perfect for swimming, boating and fishing.

Riverfront lots are perfect for those who like to be amid nature. Many of Dane County’s rivers are teeming with trout and pike, meaning you can step right out of your front door and fish from your own property. Riverfront lots in Dane County can be found mainly on the Yahara River and its offshoots.

If building your own waterfront home has always been a dream of yours, Dane County waterfront land won’t disappoint. You can find beautiful lots that are blank canvases for you to build a family home, cottage or recreational property.


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