Madison South Side

Landmarks: St. Mary's Hospital, Alliant Energy Center, Goodman Community Center, Madison College's new Goodman Center Campus Neighborhoods: Bay Creek, Burr Oaks, Leopold, Arbor Hills, Dunn's Marsh Recreation: Olin Park and boat launch, Goodman Park, UW Arboretum, Capital City Bike Trail

The South Side is home to a variety of residential neighborhoods, ranging from well-established areas with charming homes to newer developments. Neighborhoods like Bay Creek, Bram's Addition, and Greenbush showcase a mix of architectural styles and offer a range of housing options for different preferences and budgets.

South Side neighborhoods are centrally located within Greater Madison. The South Side includes the small area between Lake Monona to the East and Lake Wingra to the West and extends south past the Beltline, where it blends into the North Side of Fitchburg. Park Avenue, Fish Hatchery Road, and The Beltline Highway are the traffic corridors that run through the South Side and offer easy access to Downtown and most other parts of the city.

Residents of the South Side enjoy a plethora of shopping and dining options. The South Towne Mall and the adjacent commercial corridor provide an array of retail stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Additionally, the South Side is renowned for its diverse culinary scene, offering everything from international cuisine to local farm-to-table eateries. Edgewood College and the Alliant Energy Center are both located on the South Side and bring people, entertainment, visitors, and culture to Madison.

The South Side is rich in parks and green spaces. The expansive Vilas Park, with its serene lake, zoo, and botanical gardens, is a popular destination for outdoor activities and family outings. Additionally, the nearby Arboretum offers nature trails, bike paths, and opportunities for bird-watching and wildlife observation. Olin Park gives South Siders access to Lake Monona, several Madison festivals, and one of the best spots in town to view Madison's beautiful skyline.

In summary, Madison's South Side offers a blend of residential comfort, commercial vibrancy, and natural beauty. With its diverse neighborhoods, convenient amenities, and cultural attractions, the South Side provides a welcoming and dynamic environment for individuals and families seeking a well-rounded community to call home.

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.