Home for Rent or House to Share

Madison Wisconsin 53705 United States of America

Listing # 61155

Rates From 12003200 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

103 Year Old Arts and Crafts Home/ Near West/Walk to Hospital/Campus-Furnished Shared rental

RENTAL OPTION FOR JANUARY 1- MAY 30 2019 is a HOUSESHARE- Large completely furnished 1st floor bedroom, newly refurbished bathroom available for short term semester rental beginning Jan !- May 2018 for 1250 monthly includes utilities, wi-fi

Additional RENTAL OPTIONS FOR May 1-Sept 30 OR LONGER. 2019-Entire furnished house option- $3500.00 or Shared rental 1250.

Please contact me with proposals and questions through my email kathleenkay@sbcglobal.net
Click on the link to see photos and reviews.https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/74977

Complete house rental ( not a share situation) Summer- Fall rental (or yearly) beginning June 2018- 3200 monthly plus utilities.

Classic family home built in 1915 with three floors of living space, all hardwood maple floors and classic dark oak arts and craft trim and built- ins. The first floor (1350 square feet) has two bedrooms, one extra large with a queen bed and a smaller one with full bed. The first floor full bathroom is west facing and was just remodeled.

The formal dining room has a large mission style oak table that seat 14 if fully extended, the built in leaded glass hutch houses all glassware and china, and linens for entertaining. The living room with fireplace has two two built in book cases and a spirits cabinets.

The custom eat-in architecturally restored kitchen has floor to ceiling custom oak cabinetry, a built a sub zero fridge, Dacor gas range with downdraft and new Bosch dishwasher. The large south facing landscape window over the table has a full view of garden. The kitchen is fully equipped with quality appliances, dish ware and cookware.

The entire second floor of the house is a master bedroom about 1000 square feet. It has a king bed, 12x12 bathroom with jacuzzi tub, 12x12 sun deck with patio furniture opening to the backyard garden through double doors, built in California closet system with second full stackable laundry. The room has great light and is very spacious. There are three long true divided light casement windows on the east and west sides of the room, two large skylights and south facing patio doors with windows on each side that opens to the deck. There is an also extra sleeping loft 9x9 off stairway to the master bedroom. The room is also furnished with a desk and printer, settee, sofa and two accent chairs, wool handmade area rugs and an large bureau.

The finished tiled basement space had six windows with a total of about 40' (20'x2') square feet of light, three new opening windows and three glass block windows, allowing sunlight from the West, South and East.
This is a furnished, private, cozy yet spacious 30 x 28 finished basement space in 100 year old Arts & Crafts home on Madison's near west side. Main room has a tile floor with wool area rugs, a comfortable queen bed with down pillows and comforter, a large dresser, a big closet area, a glass top desk nook, a small leather couch and coffee table area. There is a storage pantry and single car garage accessed through the basement.

The kitchenette has a small electric stove, large fridge, dining table and chairs, toaster & toaster oven, and all cooking appliances, dishwares and serving necessities are supplied.

Bathroom is spacious with a glass block shower and new vanity, and all needed supplies. Instead of bathroom door for the bathroom there are curtains for for easier flow.

Laundry area has xlarge washer and dryer, The concrete floor is painted a soft gray with wool gray woven rugs. This area has a ceiling with exposed rafters and also houses the furnace, water heater and water softener. There is some extra storage in the attached pantry

The surrounding property is all mature trees and a garden built over a 25 year period, a brick patio comfortable patio furniture. A upper deck with outdoor dining table and chairs. Their is street parking and one drive way space and room for one car in the garage.

The house is located in one of the oldest residential neighborhood on the near west side of Madison, 3 blocks to UW Hospital, 12 blocks to UW, 18 blocks to downtown, 10 blocks to Lake Wingra. Vilas Park, the zoo and the Arboretum are a mile away and a nice walk through safe and friendly residential neighborhoods.

You can also walk 5-10 blocks to Regent/Monroe St, where you will find many locally owned and operated small businesses, great restaurants and coffee shops. If you run, we are eight blocks from Lake Mendota and Picnic Point. Going West one mile you will find Sundance Theaters, Whole Foods and shopping.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
3000 Sq. Feet
Suited for
5 people
Property Type


Available from Tuesday, January 1, 2019 until Friday, May 31, 2019
Minimum Stay
1 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
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*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Madison
Postal Code - State or Province 53705 WI
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Near west side, historic, residential, Highland Park, UW hospital
Closest University 4 blocks
University nearby University of Wisconsin- Madison, MATC, Edgewood College

Rental Price:

 12003200 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: additional sleeping loft


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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Wisconsin native, graduate of UW-Madison 1983, creative director of a nonprofit arts organization, mother, friend, neighbor, sister, partner, gardener, yogi, meditator. Lover of all seasons, placemaker, caretaker and recreator of all kinds!

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