Madison, WI 3 Bedroom Apartments

Welcome to Madison!

One of the nation’s top college towns, Madison is a diverse city that offers residents outdoor recreation in every season and a collection of cultural attractions. The University of Wisconsin leads a strong and stable economy in Madison and sets the social scene. State Street, a main thoroughfare in downtown Madison links the college campus to Capitol Square and is lined with cafes, shops and restaurants. Employers are drawn to Madison’s high percentage of college educated workers as well as its business-friendly environment.

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Madison, Wisconsin is beloved in the hearts of many, near and far, and call us a bit biased, but we think this community has so much to offer. As the capitol of the state of Wisconsin, with a booming university presence, the energy is nothing but thriving and unique. We’ve broken down all the need-to-know details about this great city for you to get excited as you make your next move!

Drinks & Dining

Though Madison is known for its cheese curds and bloodies, the buck doesn’t stop there when it comes to exceptional (and affordable) eats. Madison actually prides itself on being able to put a midwestern spin on international cuisine, and you won’t find yourself disappointed in your options. Stop on the square while downtown at the Old Fashioned for a fine selection of cocktails and beers, hang out at Great Dane for a craft brew, or check out some forward-thinking gastropub fare at Graze. If you’re craving something else, try the ramen, russian dumplings, mexican cuisine, or well-known Italian restaurant that keeps the locals coming back for more.

Nightlife

With such a diverse group of people in Madison, there is no lack of nightlife options for those interested in cocktails, live music, comedy, dancing, and more. Start the night off by getting in some laughs at The Monkey Business Institute and enjoy dinner from Glass Nickel Pizza while the show goes on. If you’re looking for some live music and drinks be sure to check out Le Tigre, The Knuckledown Saloon, The North Street Cabaret and concerts at the Alliant Energy Center. Madison also has numerous movie theaters and family-fun options such as mini golf, laser tag, trampoline park and arcades. The isthmus downtown area has fun and exciting things to do around every corner. Hop on the Trolley Pub and cruise down State Street and you’re sure to be entertained. Hot spots downtown include the Comedy Club, Overture Center for the Arts, Majestic and The Orpheum Theater.

Something For Everyone

While Madison has a bustling nightlife, the opportunities are endless for families, day activities, and people with a spectrum of interests! If you’re looking for some enjoyment while educating yourself, stroll through art exhibits at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art or the Chazen Museum of Art (both free) or discover rare rocks and fossils at the Madison Geology Museum. The Capitol sure is a site to see with opportunities to learn more about politics and history. Continue the learning outside by checking out Madison’s Henry Vilas Zoo, one of the few admission-free, community-supported zoos across the country! If tropical plants, architecture, and gardens are more your thing, Olbrich Botanical Gardens features 16 acres of outdoor displays showcasing the beauty of Wisconsin. Get active and adventure to nearby state parks Governor Nelson State Park, Capital Springs State Recreation Area, and Lake Kegonsa State Park or the Madison chain of five lakes (Mendota, Monona, Wingra, Waubesa and Kegonsa) for boating, fishing or swimming. If you prefer a more urban setting simply stroll down State Street to eat and shop till your heart’s content. Year-round entertainment is easily accessible for people with various interests. Attend a UW-Badger sporting event and celebrate with your fellow Badgers by tailgating at Camp Randall Stadium. Family friendly sporting events also include the Madison Mallards, Forward Madison and Madison Capitols. Free concerts and festivals are always happening that have a small town feel and big city appeal.

 

Madison’s Farmers’ Markets

The Dane County Farmer’s Market on Capitol Square in Madison is the largest producer-only market in the United States, and is sure to win over your heart and your stomach. Thousands of people attend every year from about 6am - 2 pm on Saturdays from mid-April to mid-November to enjoy local produce, flowers, baked goods, fresh cheese curds, honey, and more from Wisconsin’s farmers. Beyond the Dane County Farmer’s Market, Madison is home to numerous other markets, ensuring you can find fresh produce, meat, flowers, and other goods whenever is best for your schedule. Whether you’re looking for something specific on the Eastside, need something on a Wednesday, or only shop during the holiday season, Madison has something for you. Find a comprehensive market list here.

Shop ‘Til You Drop

Okay, okay, there’s a lot to do in Madison, but where can you find your groceries? Madison is abundant with both chain and local options for fresh foods, your favorite pizzas, and local goods. Hy-Vee, Woodman’s, Trader Joes, and Pick n’ Save will provide you with all the necessities, unless you prefer to frequent Madison’s Target and/or Walmart locations. In addition to that, find local bread and meats from butchers and bakers, or fresh produce from the local farmer’s market. Once you have groceries, satisfy your other needs by shopping at East Towne Mall, West Towne Mall, South Towne Mall, Hilldale, and State Street.

A City You Can Trust

Whether on or off campus, Madison has worked hard to provide well lit streets and sidewalks, secure entry to apartment buildings, and consistent watch from our police enforcement to ensure safety on the streets. A national report recently acknowledged Madison as the second-safest city in which to walk, and No 4 in overall safest cities. Though all cities will have crime, most of the reports come from small robberies or car thefts, which can hopefully be prevented by being proactive. Many people comment on Madison feeling like a small town and you’ll feel safe renting here as well since it’s fabulous for families and was listed as No 1 best city to raise a family.


Schools and Education

UW-Madison was recently named the 25th best university in the world. You can’t find a college that has more fans, better tailgating, an incredible amount of Fortune CEOs, and some of the best research in the world. Add Bucky to the mix and you won’t be happier with your decision to live and go to school in Madison, college football's greatest college town. Madison also offers Madison Area Technical College (MATC), Truax and Goodman South campuses, now known as Madison College in addition to Edgewood, and numerous other post-high school options to ensure success in your future. You will be able to find the perfect student-friendly off-campus apartment nearby. If your children are a bit younger, and you are looking for a great place to raise your family, look no further as Madison boasts exceptional education across the board

Don’t Take Our Word For It!

Madison’s growth isn’t surprising when you factor in all it has to offer. Madison consistently ranks as one of the best places to live, with it ranking as No 3 in 2019. Beyond being this and one of the best places to live for recent college grads, you can’t go wrong with moving to an apartment here. In addition to these accolades, Madison has recently been named as one of the best small cities in America, the 10th best city to live in for 20-somethings, 2nd best city for parks, and is number one in the hearts of a population of ~250k.


Best In Business

Not only will you want to live and play in Madison but you’ll love to work here as well. Recently named No 1 for quality of life and industry diversity. Being Wisconsin’s capitol, Madison offers many state jobs in a variety of fields. Other notable employers and industry leaders include UW Madison, Epic, Exact Sciences, American Family Insurance, TDS and many more. Included in a list of the top ten healthiest cities sitting at No 3, Madison’s health care is top notch and provides  numerous hospitals and medical clinics. In today’s world, the field of STEM is rapidly growing and Madison is an outstanding market for this high demand industry that’s becoming more and more paramount. Whether you’re young and just starting out, a recent college graduate or looking to start a new career you’ll be sure to find the perfect job and work-life balance due to Madison's high median salary and job growth paired with a low unemployment rate and cost of living.

Getting Around

Getting around Madison is incredibly easy. Though the city is spread out over 80 square miles, most of the excitement exists on the Isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. You can bike, walk, Uber, Lyft, taxi, take any of the numerous buses, and find ample parking on each street or one of the many parking ramps should you choose to drive. The average commute time in Madison is less than 19 minutes, so you get the benefit of city life, with the commute of a small town!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

The city of Madison is home to almost 260,000 people, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin (behind Milwaukee), and also the fastest growing city in Wisconsin. The diverse population and communities offer safe havens for college students, young professionals, families, seniors, and everything in between, encouraging growth in the city and the surrounding areas. Due to the education options in Madison, the population is highly educated, and the city is finding that more and more college students stay in Madison looking for off campus housing to become young professionals and eventually grow families here. You’ll find the rental properties mirror these demographics, as living options include everything from cheap studio apartments to multi-bedroom luxury living, townhomes, and more. Many apartments typically offer amenities including underground parking, fitness centers, pools, community rooms and many include pet friendly options for your furry friends! Madison came in at the No 1 best city for renters in 2018 so you are sure to find your next home that you’ll love.


Future Outlook

Madison has an incredibly high quality of life, which has helped its population grow at a rapid rate versus other communities in the United States, averaging at a rate of 3% growth each year. This has made the rental market a bit competitive, but as more and more entrepreneurs want to get into property management, there are numerous options for those looking to rent in the area. That being said, start your search here early. Madison’s vacancy rates typically sit at about 2%, while other cities would be ecstatic to have a vacancy rate of 5%. There are a lot of people who want to make Madison their home, and renting still provides a great option as home values (and costs to purchase) are increasing here at dramatic rates.

 

Palisade Apartments

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Ann Emery

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The Lurican

Kennedy Place

Old University Place

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Humbucker Apartments

Master Hall

City View Luxury Apartments

Brooks Towne Townhomes: On College Court

The Lake House

Park Place Luxury Apartments

The Dude Abodes

Regent Square

Sequoya Commons Apartments

212 N. Blount Street

The Ideal

125 N. Blair St

539 W. Doty Street

26 N. Breese Terrace/1610 Chadbourne Avenue

202 N. Pinckney Street

The Steensland House

The Badger House

Bel Mora

201 N. Pinckney Street

Washington Court

314 S. Broom Street

114 S. Bassett Street

451 - 453 W. Main Street

Pres House Apartments

151 E. Gilman Street

544 - 546 W. Dayton Street

Veritas Village

Randall Station

112 S. Mills Street

615 N. Henry Street

Nine Line at the Yards

Remodeled Houses and Flats Near The Kohl Center

415 W. Wilson Street

449 W. Main Street

312 N. Broom Street

922 - 924 E. Dayton Street

225 W. Gilman Street

The Marling Modern Residences

535 W. Washington Avenue

427 W. Wilson Street

435 W. Dayton Street

141 E. Gorham Street

212 S. Henry Street

472 Rushmore Lane

824 Jenifer Street

115 N. Bassett Street

The Sheelin

315 N. Pinckney Street

University Bay

Xo1

412 W. Doty Street

308 N. Bassett Street

401 E. Johnson Street

309 W. Doty Street

Brooks House

454 W. Mifflin Street

1202 Chandler Street

Briarwood

923 Chandler Street

533 W. Washington Avenue

Riva Apartments

543 - 547 W. Washington Avenue

The Regent

1236 Mound Street

FFR Apartments

418 W. Washington Avenue

The Roundhouse

527 - 529 W. Washington Avenue

445 West Johnson

411 W. Doty Street

1020 Fahrenbrook Court

1135 E. Gorham Street

152 Rodney Court

29 Langdon Street

244 on Gilman

142 N. Hancock Street

445 W. Gilman Street

1208 Jenifer Street

Dayton House

403 W. Mifflin Street

1212 Vilas Avenue

1102 - 1110 Bowen Court

109 E. Gorham Street

621 Mendota Court

533 W. Dayton Street

1311 Chandler Street

Prima Apartments

515 W. Dayton Street

505 W. Johnson Street

17 S. Blair Street

219 - 221 N. Brooks Street

Orchard Court

418 W. Main Street

6 N. Charter Street

410 - 412 W. Mifflin Street

260 Langdon Street

520 W. Doty Street

129 E. Gorham Street

510 N. Henry Street

700 UBD Apartment Homes

1013 Spring Street

Diplomat Apartments: On Lake Monona

137 - 139 W. Gilman Street

1240-1242 Drake Street

Colonial Management: Randall Park Rentals

917 E. Johnson Street

127 E. Johnson Street

234 Langdon Street

215 N. Pinckney Street

918 Vilas Avenue

213 N. Hamilton Street

211 Langdon Street

130 N. Breese Terrace

The Waterfront Apartments

420 W. Washington Avenue

250 Langdon Street

522 E. Main Street

Maple Glen

320 W. Wilson Street

746 E. Johnson St

440 - 442 W. Dayton Street

Mendota Lakeshore

314 N. Bassett Street

414 N. Pinckney Street

Farley Arms

641 West Main

Kingston Place

11 E. Gilman Street

842-846 Jenifer Street

2118 Kendall Avenue

1812 Madison Street

The Embassy

Park Regent Apartments

745 E. Gorham Street

11 W. Gilman Street

836-840 Jenifer Street

301 N. Pinckney Street

311 N. Henry Street

Langdon Hall

629 N. Frances Street

503 W. Main Street

810 E. Gorham Street

Campus Village

1226 - 1228 Mound Street

615 E. Gorham Street

Inez Apartments

116 N. Broom Street

110 S. Hancock Street

515 State Street

314 S. Hamilton Street

228 Langdon

234 Breese Terrace

813 Williamson Street

306 West

322 E. Mifflin Street

The Abbie

Grand Central

128 E. Johnson Street

251 Langdon Street

817 1/2 E. Johnson Street

416 N. Butler Street

204 Bernard Court

3Twenty Apartments

La Ciel

133 E. Gorham Street

210 Lakelawn Place

500 - 502 N. Henry Street

415 N. Henry Street

15 W. Gilman Street

544-546 W. Mifflin Street

509 S. Randall Avenue

104 E. Dayton Street

Aberdeen Apartments

748 E. Johnson St

115 E. Gilman Street

140 E. Johnson Street

109 N. Hancock Street

319 N. Pinckney Street

316 - 318 N. Breese Terrace

433 W. Gilman Street

312 N. Bassett Street

207 N. Pinckney Street

151 W. Gilman Street

115 E. Johnson Street

1806 - 1812 Kendall Avenue

222 Merry Street

113 N. Butler Street

7 E. Gilman Street

521 E. Mifflin Street

Les Chateaux

524 E. Johnson Street

222 E. Lakelawn Place

210 Bernard Court

135 W. Gilman Street

Quarter Row

438 W. Washington Avenue

133 N. Butler Street

1728 Van Hise Avenue

149 E. Gilman Street

414 N. Henry Street

920 Spring Street

206 - 208 S. Charter Street

702 W. Brittingham Place

University Row

201 S. Bassett Street

10 N. Broom Street

124 N. Franklin Street

131 - 133 Lathrop Street

537 W. Washington Avenue

RH Squared

614 - 616 Mendota Court

Clarmar Apartments

Bayshore Apartments

206 N. Pinckney Street

1/4 Point Place

1608 Madison Street

613 Maggie Frances

1226 Vilas Avenue

135 N. Butler Street

142 N. Franklin Street

447 W. Doty Street

404 W. Washington Avenue

405 S. Few Street

625 on Langdon

936 Vilas Avenue

Eastpointe

310 - 312 North Breese Terrace

110 W. Gilman Street

University Heights

227 Langdon Street

131 W. Gilman Street

23 E. Johnson Street

416 - 418 N. Carroll Street

609 Howard Place

146 - 148 W. Gorham Street

Raven

112 S. Hancock Street

La Ville

532 W. Mifflin Street

Park Terrace West

514 S. Mills Street

Domain

2550 University

129 N. Butler Street

421 W. Doty Street

511 W. Dayton Street

Lucky

Kingston Corners

1447 Williamson Street

137 - 139 Langdon Street

1910 Monroe Street

118 West Johnson

Old Market Row Apartments

412 N. Carroll Street

1301 Spring Street

240 Langdon Street

 

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