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Lake front getaway in the heart of downtown Madison

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 475 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom waterfront apartment within walking distance to the best of Madison.

This one bedroom retreat is the first floor of our home and is located right on lake Monona. It has recently been remodeled and has 9 foot ceilings and huge windows overlooking the lake. The apartment is equipped with a large flat screen TV, cable, wireless internet. There is a queen bed with luxury sheets as well as a futon sleeper sofa for that will comfortably sleep 2 children. The kitchen is equipped with a 2 burner stove, microwave, mini fridge and sink.

We have NFL Sunday ticket! Watch any and all professional football games from the comfort of our apartment. This is also a great location to stay for Badger football, basketball and hockey games. Welcome Wisconsin Alumni and Go Badgers!

Although the apartment itself is designed to be a relaxing retreat, there is so much to do out doors you might not spend much time inside. Have coffee on the dock in the morning. Then spend the day on the lake fishing. Alternatively, spend the afternoon biking or running around the lake on the bike path, which you can pick up just a block from the house. Not the outdoorsy type? Don't worry, there are plenty of downtown activities within walking distance. The Capital is just a 10 minute walk, as are all the best restaurants, cafes and nightlife that Madison has to offer. The UW campus is about a mile and half and can easily be biked, walked or catch a bus across the street from the apartment. This downtown lakefront location really has the best of both worlds.

Our facility has been inspected and licensed by the State of Wisconsin and City of Madison.

This apartment is a non-smoking facility.

More Details

Owner
Leah Zalapa
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Leah Zalapa

My husband is an avid fisherman and has always dreamed of living on the lake. When this property became available, it was just what we had been looking for - it is our cabin/lake house right in the heart of town. As we love to entertain, it seemed like a perfect fit for us to open our home via VRBO.

Leah Zalapa purchased this apartment in 2013

Location

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
"The Monona Terrace is a short walk from the house and is open daily. It was designed by Fra..."
Sardine
"This great restaurant is just around the corner. Dine in or on the terrace. Great menu!"
Olbrich Botanical Garden
"The outdoor Botanical Garden is fabulous in the summer - a real hidden treasure. The winter..."
Manna Cafe & Bakery
"Manna is a great example of Madison's breakfast tradition. The cafe has great baked goods, ..."
Blue Plate Diner
Graze Pub
Ella's Deli
"Ellas is great with kids. This place has got to be seen to be believed - it's full of train..."
Madison Children's Museum
"Recently remodeled Children's Museum is walking distance and sure to be an afternoon of fun ..."
Crema Cafe
"We love this place. The breakfast sandwich and blue bird sandwich are especially tasty. "
Avenue Club and the Bubble Up Bar
"This place is a supper club atmosphere and frequently voted best Friday night Fish Fry (a Ma..."
Marigold Kitchen
"This is another great place within walking distance to have breakfast or lunch. It's just a..."
Dobhan
Tex Tubb's Taco Palace
Eldorado Grill
Jolly Bob's -- CLOSED
"This is a long time local Madison favorite with Jamaican food and outdoor seating in the back."
Daisy Cafe and Cupcakery
"In addition to gourmet cup cakes, the Daisy Cafe has great salads and sandwiches."
Restaurant Muramoto
"Best sushi in town!"
Jenifer Street Market
"We love this market! It's tiny but somehow has everything. The produce is great as is the ..."
Bunky's Cafe
"Bunky's has an eclectic mix of mediterranean italian and middle eastern foods. "
Glass Nickel Pizza Co.
"Glass Nickel has good pizza and pasta but my real favorite is their salad. It's really fres..."
Ground Zero Coffee Company
"Great Coffee just around the corner."
Harvest
Willy Street Co-op
The Green Owl Cafe
"Vegetarian - even Friday night fish fry!"
Wisconsin State Capital Building
"Tour the Wisconsin State Capital Building either with or with our a guide. This is a fun af..."
Alliant Energy Center
UW Hospital
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Dane County Regional Airport
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located just blocks from all the cafes and restaurants on Williamson St. It is just 2 blocks to the John Nolan bike path which is great for biking, walking and running. The Capital is a short walk to all the businesses, restaurants and nightlife.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Marquette in Madison

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Small bedroom with a queen sized bed, great sheets and a closet to store your clothing.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
This is a lakeside get away in the heart of Madison. Take out a canoe or Kayak and fish or just enjoy the water. Bikes available to go on a long bike ride around the lakeside bike path or take down town and explore the capital and UW campus. This is a great outdoor get away right downtown Madison.

Reviews

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Lake front getaway in the heart of downtown Madison
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews
5

What a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

This place was so nice & cozy. We had two adults & two kids here, the kids caught (and released!) fireflies at night while the sun set then headed to bed so we could relax by the side of the lake. The hosts were helpful, the place was clean. There was easy access to coffee at Ground Zero, groceries, music & entertainment. Thanks for a good stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you guys had fun! Hope to see you next time.
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5

Privacy and nature within easy walking distance of everything

  • 5 of 5

Updated, clean apartment. Perennial gardens, patio furniture, and dock on Lake Monona. 1/2 block from Madison bicycle share station and a great coffee shop. It was perfect for our long weekend away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great lakefront getaway!

  • 5 of 5

So close to Capitol, but you might never know it. Secluded, quiet, great for "recharging your batteries". 2 kayaks for cruising the lakefront. Stylish, updated interior.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Practically perfect lakefront place

  • 5 of 5

Cozy lakefront apartment. Easy access to beaches and close to downtown. Running trails were steps away. Perfect location, comfortable digs:) would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just what we were looking for

  • 5 of 5

Very fresh and clean, great location on lake and in walking distance of everything.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, cozy, updated, gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

This was a great spot! Loved walking to the beach and shops along Willy St. We had some family from Madison over for a cookout and everyone kept commenting on what a great find this place was. We hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Marquette, Southern Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£411
for 2 nights
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£169
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£186
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £73.67
Damage Deposit £368.35

Help us keep the cleaning fees down by leavening the room tidy. The cleaning fee charged is for basic cleaning and linens. Any extra cleaning, such as steam cleaning the carpet due to mud, will be charged an extra fee. Please treat our home as you would your own. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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