Listed below are homes for sale in Capitol View, a neighborhood located in South Madison, WI. Listings are updated multiple times a day from the SCWMLS.
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Wingra Creek and Olin Avenue to the north; Coliseum/Expo Center and Rimrock Road to the east; West Beltline Highway to the south; Union & Pacific Railroad to the west.
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Why Do People Live Here?
Capitol View isn’t just a clever name for this neighborhood on Madison’s south side. Neighbors here are so close to Downtown Madison that they enjoy views of the Wisconsin State Capitol building from the hills and knolls that run through the neighborhood. Capitol View is also located adjacent to the Alliant Energy Center, which is one of the city’s most popular expo and entertainment venues. Quann Park unfolds north of Capitol View and features 55 acres of open space where dogs can run free. The park, which is also home to athletic fields and Wingra Creek, extends north into Goodman Park, where a community pool provides hours of summer fun. Olin-Turville Park, located just northwest of the neighborhood, fronts Lake Monona and offers a boat launch and plenty of opportunities for fishing and swimming. The city bike path runs along the Lake Monona shoreline on John Nolan Drive, which affords fast access to the Monona Terrace and Downtown Madison.
What Does the Neighborhood Look Like?
Mid-century development brought many of the single-family homes to Capitol View. The neighborhood’s residential area is isolated south of Bram Street, and homes are often situated on large wooded lots. Affordable and functional homes in the neighborhood often draw first-time homebuyers who want to take advantage of Capitol View’s central location and close proximity to the area’s lakes and parks. Capitol View also offers a number of apartment complexes west of North Rusk Avenue.
What’s Going on Nearby?
Regardless of your interests, there’s plenty to do in the Capitol View area. Abundant access to Lake Monona via the Olin-Turville Park makes boating, fishing and swimming a favorite way for neighbors to pass time. Downtown Madison is just three miles north of Capitol View, and the neighborhood’s close proximity to the city bike path ensures that you can soak in all the culture and diversity of Downtown Madison without taking your car out of the garage. Capitol View is also just north of the West Beltline Highway, which makes travel to Monona and points on the city’s west side a breeze. Popular commercial areas are well within reach with West Towne Mall just seven miles west of the neighborhood, and Hilldale Mall about six miles west. Surrounding communities are close, too. Verona is about nine miles south of the neighborhood, and Fitchburg is about four miles south.
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For information about finding a home in the Capitol View neighborhood or to sell your Capitol View home, contact our team for a better real estate experience. Capitol View neighborhood is located on the South Central Side of Madison in MLS area Madison – W15. Below are more homes for sale in that area.