Yahara River

The Yahara River, also known historically as "Catfish River," "Gahara River," and "Myan-mek," is a tributary of the 45-mile-long Rock River in southern Wisconsin, both of which feed into the Mississippi River. The Yahara River links the four lakes that the City of Madison was built around. Homes for sale on the Yahara River offer spectacular waterfront views and endless opportunities to enjoy outdoor adventures on both the water and land.

Views of a bridge over Yahara River in Wisconsin

Yahara River Real Estate

Average Price $520K
Lowest Price $200K
Highest Price $900K
Total Listings 3
Avg. Days On Market 29
Avg. Price/SQFT $431

Property Types (active listings)

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Yahara River Real Estate

Yahara River homes for sale range from gorgeous single-family homes to modern condos and waterfront lots where you can build your dream home or cottage. Many properties offer direct access to the water with options for docks and private boat slips.

Established single-family homes on the Yahara River often feature large windows for soaking up views of the water, decks where you can enjoy the fresh air, and outdoor areas that are perfect places to play games or gather with friends and family. 

Features of these homes could include hardwood floors, fireplaces and open-plan living spaces. Some older homes have been updated with new appliances, kitchen cabinets and bathroom fixtures, while others are sold as is, giving you the option to customize as you please.

Condos for sale on the Yahara River offer a resort-like feel with enticing amenities such as swimming pools, private piers and dedicated parking spaces. Most condos have balconies that overlook the water or surrounding scenery, generous living spaces, and modern kitchens.

This page posts updates to Yahara River real estate listings including single family homes, condos, and vacant lots every 15 minutes. To browse Yahara River condos only, visit our Yahara River Condos page.

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Yahara River Overview

The Yahara River rises in northern Dane County and flows past DeForest and Windsor into Lake Mendota in Madison, then southeastwardly through Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa and through the communities of Monona, McFarland and Stoughton. It joins the Rock River in northern Rock County about 9 miles north of Janesville.

Yahara River Resources

Friends of the Yahara River Parkway 
Friends of Yahara River Headwaters, Inc. 
Yahara Hills Park (South) 
Yahara Lakes Association 
Yahara Lakes Info System 
Yahara Fishing Club 
Yahara Place Park 
Yahara River Parkway 
Yahara Waterways Trail Guide 

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