Author: Susan Stoehr

4203 Wanetah Trail, Madison

Up on a hill & in a park-like setting this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Colonial home is located in the sought after Nakoma neighborhood. Across from the UW Arboretum, the access to the natural beauty of the area is all around you. Entertain in the formal dining room, family & living rooms, enjoy morning coffee in the light-filled sun room, relax in the rec room in the lower level, have a summer cookout on the patio and enjoy the primary bedroom suite. With arched doorways & hardwood flooring, the character is extensive with the traditional floor plan of this house. Updates include new mechanicals ’20, new kitchen appliances ’18 & ’20, retaining wall ’21, gutters ’18 & many more updates. Close proximity to Monroe Street activities, commuter bike path & dowtown Madison.


Nakoma is a neighborhood located on the southwest side of Madison, Wisconsin. It is known for its beautiful homes, tree-lined streets, and easy access to outdoor activities.

The neighborhood was originally developed in the early 20th century and features many historic homes, including Tudor, Colonial Revival, and Prairie-style architecture. Many of the homes in Nakoma were designed by well-known architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis W. Claude.

Nakoma is also home to the Nakoma Country Club, which features a golf course, tennis courts, and swimming pool. The country club was founded in 1923 and has been a popular destination for both residents and visitors for nearly a century.

In addition to its recreational amenities, Nakoma is known for its proximity to several parks and nature areas, including the University of Wisconsin Arboretum and Wingra Park. These outdoor spaces offer opportunities for hiking, biking, bird-watching, and other activities.

Overall, Nakoma is a highly desirable neighborhood in Madison, known for its beautiful homes, natural beauty, and strong sense of community.

West Lawn

West Lawn is a residential neighborhood located in the southwestern part of Madison, Wisconsin. It is bordered by Mineral Point Road to the north, Whitney Way to the east, Midvale Boulevard to the west, and the Beltline Highway to the south. The neighborhood is known for its well-maintained homes and tree-lined streets.

West Lawn has a mix of single-family homes, apartments, and condominiums, with many of the homes built in the mid-20th century. The neighborhood is relatively quiet and has a strong sense of community, with many residents participating in neighborhood events and activities.

One of the notable features of West Lawn is its proximity to several parks and green spaces. The neighborhood borders the Owen Conservation Park, which offers hiking trails, wildlife viewing, and scenic vistas of the surrounding area. West Lawn is also close to the popular Elver Park, which has a swimming pool, disc golf course, and sports fields.

West Lawn is served by the Madison Metropolitan School District, with several public schools located within the neighborhood or nearby. The area is also home to several private schools, including the Catholic high school Edgewood High School.

Overall, West Lawn is a desirable neighborhood for families and individuals seeking a quiet, residential community with easy access to parks and other amenities.

2246 Hollister Avenue, Madison

ACCEPTED OFFER! It’s a shorter list to say what wasn’t replaced in this West Lawn neighborhood home than what was! Completely renovated and expanded in 2015, this charming bungalow started with the original rough framing, front porch brick, basement foundation walls and the dining room buffet. Everything else was replaced with intention and quality galore. Open concept main floor with 9′ ceilings, 3 bedrooms/3 full bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, huge finished lower level, screened-in porch with gas fireplace, front porch for watching the world go by, hardwood flooring, Sonos sound system throughout main floor, all new mechanicals (2015), tankless water heater, radon mitigation system and 2-car garage. Close to UW Hospital and Campus, Monroe Street activities, downtown Madison, bike path and Lake Wingra.Description Here

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