Spacious sunny house that faces Henry Vilas Zoo and park in the heart of Madison. Your neighbors across the street are a canopy of oak trees and the zoo. Wake up to the sound of a lion roar or gibbons gabbing. Friendly and respectful neighbors to chat with as you stroll down the street or ask for a cup of sugar! A perfect place to call home.
Old Style architecture with original wood exterior and beautiful interior trim. 4 bedrooms. The primary bedroom has an adaptable room to use as an office, nursery or exercise room. 3 full baths, one with a Jacuzzi tub. Large kitchen with new ceramic tiled floor, new range oven and refrigerator. Large dining room and family room. Brick hearth with oak mantel. Brand new gas insert to be installed November 29th, 2021. The chimney will be tuckpointed and have a new metal cap. All maple wood floors throughout. 95% EF central air furnace, deposit paid for new central a/c installed in the spring of 2022. New water softener. RO water filter system.
The third floor has been renovated into an efficiency floor plan. It can be lived in independent of the rest of the house and is perfect for a nanny, exchange or graduate student, or visiting professor. It is equipped with a kitchenette, full bath and sitting area. Gaze at the stars as you soak in a claw foot tub. French doors open to a large deck and tree views. This level is referred to as The Treehouse. Option to add exterior staircase to allow private entry completely separate from the main house.
Drainage tiles installed in basement in 2011. Work bench and shelving for storage. Washer/dryer. 200 amp electrical, all knob and tube professionally replaced starting November 17, 2021.
Enjoy the outdoors in this home-long summer nights with cool breezes as you relax on one of the five porches. The main entrance has an open porch, the back is a large enclosed porch with storm windows. The second floor has two back bedrooms with private screened sleeping porches and the top floor has a large open porch.
Fully landscaped yard to enjoy as you lounge in the backyard and around a fire pit at night.
The quiet street is safe for children riding their bikes up and down it. Wingra beach is a 5 minute walk. Walks to the zoo, park or Lake Wingra will be a regular routine. The UW arboretum is a 10 minute walk or 2 min run. Walk score 73. Bike to almost any destination from this central location in the city. Bike score 98. Enjoy all Monroe St has to offer with Trader Joes, restaurants and eclectic shops. Easy commute to Meriter and VA hospitals and UW hospital and campus.
Detached one unit garage with new garage door. Joint driveway with quotes available to widen drive between the houses and allow two cars to pass independently. Seller owns both properties and would pay for half of the widening.
Recent upgrades to reflect change in price: Knob and tube replaced, new gas fireplace and deposit on a/c unit. Available now for showings.
Offers subject to a 72 hour review.
Cable TV First Floor Bedroom First Floor FULL Bath Flooring - Hardwood High Speed Internet
Jetted Bathtub Skylight(s) Tub in at least one bathroom Walk-up Attic (FIXED Staircase) Water Softener (Included)
Roof - Asphalt Sidewalk Siding - Wood
Cooling - Wall Unit A/C Fuel - Natural Gas
Heat - Forced Air Multiple Heating Units
Breakfast Bar Dishwasher Microwave
Oven - Electric Range/Oven Refrigerator/Freezer
Garage - 1 Car Detached Joint/Shared Driveway
Poured Concrete Foundation
Sump Pump (Not just Crock)