Madison North Side

Landmarks: Dane County Regional Airport, Madison College-Truax Campus, Northside Farmer's Market, FEED Kitchens Neighborhoods: Brentwood Village, Cherokee Park, Lakeview Hill, Maple Bluff, North Lake Mendota, Sherman Recreation: Warner Park (includes beach & boat launch), Cherokee Natural Area (2000-acres), Madison Mallards baseball stadium, Cherokee and Maple Bluff Country Clubs

Madison's North Side offers a welcoming and diverse community nestled between Lake Mendota's North Shore and the airport. This area is known for its residential neighborhoods, expansive parks, and easy access to outdoor recreational opportunities. The North Side features the Dane County Regional Airport and Madison College's main campus, as well as commercial centers and green spaces. In 1957 Oscar Mayer & Co. moved their corporate HQ to their Madison processing plant where they operated until 2015. Oscar Mayer is responsible, in large part, for the building boom of the 1950s and 60s in the Emerson East and Sherman Neighborhoods.

Single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments populate the North Side, making it an attractive choice for families, professionals, and students. The neighborhoods on the North Side are known for their tree-lined streets, well-maintained properties, and a strong sense of community.

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the North Side's proximity to natural reserves and parks. Warner Park, with its beautiful lake and expansive green spaces, is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as picnicking, hiking, and fishing. Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park offers extensive trails for wildlife observation and serene walks.

Transportation is convenient on the North Side, with major roadways and bus routes connecting the area to downtown Madison and other parts of the city. Bike routes will get you to the University of Wisconsin campus in less than 30 minutes. 

In summary, Madison's North Side offers a balance of peaceful residential areas, access to nature, and convenient amenities. With its strong sense of community, outdoor recreational opportunities, and proximity to educational institutions, the North Side provides a welcoming and comfortable living environment for individuals and families seeking a suburban lifestyle.

Updated May 23, 2024 12:02:am. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. SCWMLS and brokers do not guarantee accuracy of information. All material information must be independently verified by buyer. Copyright 2024 South Central Wisconsin MLS Corporation. All rights reserved.