Blog :: 10-2011

OPEN HOUSES - Sunday, October 30th

4713 Declaration Lane

Madison's Eastside

11am - 1pm

Hosted by Adrienne Sella

4 Bedrooms 2 Baths

Spacious 1,739 sq ft hilltop 4 bedroom ranch!  Gorgeous updated kitchen with hickory cabinets, new appliances, breakfast bar and large pantry. New roof  '08. New furnace and central air  '07. New water heater  '11. Main floor laundry. Large master with private bathroom. Oak floors in bedrooms have been refinished. Spacious closets. Plenty of space to expand or for storage in the 1,739 sq ft unfinished basement.

 

2860 Big Blue Stem

Fitchburg - Swan Creek

12pm - 2pm

Hosted by Cathy Lacy

5 Bedrooms 4 Baths

This classic American Bungalow is exactly what home should feel like. Enjoy spacious open rooms with plenty of warmth & charm. From the LL theater room & main floor living room wired for surround sound to the prewired in home audio this home has the bells and whistles you\'ve been looking for. The cozy hearth room off the kitchen is a perfect place to relax with a good book and enjoy the warmth of your fireplace.

 

3771 Token Rd

Burke

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Hosted by Adrienne Sella

3 Bedrooms 2 Baths

Quiet country living on a 1/2 acre lot only minutes to Madison w/ low Burke taxes & Deforest schools! Quality built & meticulously maintained home. Gorgeous hickory floors. Living room has a brick hearth fireplace. Sunny & bright kitchen w/ breakfast bar & dinette. Family room in lower level has a built-in bar. Master bedroom w 5\'x11\' walk-in closet. Large deck & patio that is great for entertaining.

 

 

5202 Ninebark

Fitchburg - Swan Creek

2pm - 4pm

Hosted by Cathy Lacy

3 Bedrooms 3 baths

Less than a year old with a wonderful floorplan. The kitchen with its solid surface countertops and cherry cabinets will be a delight to prepare large and small meals. Plenty of backyard space for the kids to run, all located in a subdivision with bike paths and surrounded on two sides by conservancy. The upstairs laundry will make for efficiency on laundry day. The oversized garage will have plenty of room for toys and bikes.

 

5173 Fox Sedge Ln

Fitchburg - Swan Creek

2pm - 4pm

Hosted by Cathy Lacy

4 Bedrooms 2 Baths

Energy Star Certified so you can be assured you will have low energy bills. This nearly new home has all the features today's buyers are looking for. Amish made maple cabinets, hardwood floors. Plenty of room for a family in this 4 bedroom home. 1st floor bedroom and bath offer easy accessibility for visiting guests. Built by Home Comfort Co. with attention to every detail. Swan Creek offers walking paths, parks and is bordered on two sides by conservancy.

5173 Fox Sedge Lane Fitchburg, WI - Home For Sale

 

Energy star certified so you can be assured you will have low energy bills. This nearly new home has all the features today's buyers are looking for. Amish made maple cabinets, hardwood floors. Plenty of room for a family in this 4 bedroom home. First floor bedroom and bath offer easy  accessibility for visiting guests. Built by Home Comfort Company with attention to every detail.  Swan Creek offers walking paths, parks and is bordered on two sides by conservancy.

  • 4 BR, 2 BA, 1850 Sq. Ft.
  • WI Energy Star Certified
  • For currentprice and more photos, click here.

5173 Fox Sedge Lane Property Features

  • 2 year old home
  • Tub/shower combo
  • Kitchen Island
  • Full basement partially finished, 8'+ ceiling, stubbed for bathroom
  • 2 car attached garage with extra storage area

Swan Creek Neighborhood Information

  • Swan Creek of Nine Springs is located in Fitchburg, WI
  • Walking distance to two spacious neighborhood parks, tennis court and other recreational facilities
  • Close to numerous restaurants and shops
  • Easy access to Beltline, only 10 minutes away from downtown Madison and UW

Madison Schools for 5173 Fox Sedge Lane

 

This home is marketed by CathyLacy - The Alvarado RealEstate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Cathy at 608.213.3979, or CathyLacy@Realtor.com.

5202 Ninebark Drive, Fitchburg, WI - Home For Sale

Less than a year old with a wonderful floor plan, great flow and plenty of space for your family. The kitchen with its solid surface countertops and cherry cabinets will be a delight to prepare large and small meals. Plenty of backyard space for the kids to run, all located in a subdivision with bike paths and surrounded on two sides by conservancy. The upstairs laundry will make for efficiency on laundry day. The oversized garage will have plenty of room for toys and bikes.

  • 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2656 Sq. Ft.
  • Great neighborhood
  • For current price and more photos, click here.

5202 Ninebark Drive Property Features

  • 1 year old home
  • Tub/shower combo
  • Breakfast bar,solid surface counters
  • Full exposed basement partially finished, 8'+ ceiling, stubbed for bathroom
  • 2 car attached garage with extra storage area

Swan Creek Neighborhood Information

  • Swan Creek of Nine Springs is located in Fitchburg, WI
  • Walking distance to two spacious neighborhood parks, tennis court and other recreational facilities
  • Close to numerous restaurants and shops
  • Easy access to Beltline, only 10 minutes away from downtown Madison and UW

Madison Schools for 5202 Ninebark Drive

This home is marketed by CathyLacy - The Alvarado Real Estate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Cathy at 608.213.3979, or CathyLacy@Realtor.com.

2860 Big Bluestem Parkway, Fitchburg, WI - Home For Sale

Imagine summers sipping lemonade on the spacious front porch overlooking the nature conservancy. This classic American Bungalow is exactly what home should feel like. Enjoy spacious open rooms with plenty of warmth and charm. From the lower level theater room and main floor living room wired for surround sound to the prewired in home audio this home has the bells and whistles you've been looking for. The cozy hearth room off the kitchen is a perfect place to relax with a good book and enjoy the warmth of your fireplace.

  • 5 br, 3.5 ba, 2873 sq ft
  • Breakfast bar, pantry & kitchen island
  • For current price and more photos, Click here.

2860 Big Bluestem Parkway Property Features

  • 5 year old home
  • Living-dining combo
  • Breakfast bar, solid surface counters
  • Full exposed basement partially finished
  • 3+ car tandem garage

Swan Creek Neighborhood Information

  • Swan Creek of Nine Springs is located in Fitchburg, WI
  • Walking distance to two spacious neighborhood parks, tennis court and other recreationalfacilities
  • Close to numerous restaurants and shops
  • Easy access to Beltline, only 10 minutes away from downtown Madison and UW

Madison Schools for 2860 Big Bluestem Parkway

 

This home is marketed by CathyLacy - The Alvarado Real Estate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Cathy at 608.213.3979, or CathyLacy@Realtor.com.

Are you looking for some fun Halloween activities in Madison?

Look no further! We have put together a spooktacular list of Halloween events for witches and warlocks of all ages!

Saturday October 22nd:

Horror in the Dark at Olin Park

Upon entering this freakishly eerie mid-19th century dwelling, you will encounter the vilest of creatures and the most evil of beasts. From within these dark and desolate walls that you have entered, there is little chance of escape. It is run by the Madison Metro Jaycees and the purpose is to raise money for local charities. For 2011, we are again going with The Road Home, an organization dedicated to helping homeless families in Madison get back on their feet. http://www.hauntedwisconsin.com/events/horror-in-the-dark/

Sunday, October 23rd:

Halloween at Henry Villas Zoo

Halloween at the Zoo is a celebration for the entire community that includes free trick or treating, a Fun Activity Tent and live music. Walk to each treat stop location to fill up your bag with sustainable palm oil candy!  The event runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm. http://www.vilaszoo.org/events/index.php?category_id=1994

Friday, October 28th - Monday, October 31st:

Madison Ghost Walks

Discover the haunted history of Madison, Wisconsin with our 90-minute ghost walk around the state's Capitol. You can expect to meet the colorful characters, vengeful spirits, monsters, and stories of the people who love Madison so much that even death can't stop them from staying in the city!  Tours begin at 7:00pm and 9:30pm each night, and prior reservations recommended. http://www.madisonghostwalks.com/

Horror in the Dark at Olin Park

Upon entering this freakishly eerie mid-19th century dwelling, you will encounter the vilest of creatures and the most evil of beasts. From within these dark and desolate walls that you have entered, there is little chance of escape. It is run by the Madison Metro Jaycees and the purpose is to raise money for local charities. For 2011, we are again going with The Road Home, an organization dedicated to helping homeless families in Madison get back on their feet. http://www.hauntedwisconsin.com/events/horror-in-the-dark/

Friday, October 28th:

Downtown Madison Family Halloween

Afternoon activities (most from 2:00 - 5:00 pm) include Halloween magic shows, hayrides around the Capitol Square, ghostly songs and stories, festive Halloween family portraits, trick or treating at participating businesses, and more.  http://www.visitdowntownmadison.com/events/index.php?category_id=4572

Saturday, October 29th:

Ghoulish Gallop

Join the fun and festivities with a Halloween themed event. Come enjoy the same great 5K and 10K runs, The Irv Stein Memorial 5K walk, and FREE kids' activities with the added excitement of Halloween weekend thrown in: Costume contests, fun food, scary music, and any other ghoulish fun we can conjure up! All while raising funds for a great cause! http://ghoulishgallop.com/

FreakFest

The event, which is held on State Street, features a mixture of music spread over multiple stages while revelers wearing their finest costumes parade up and down the city's main drag.  Advance tickets, are currently on sale at the Coliseum box office, Ticketmaster, by phone at 800-745-3000, online at www.frankproductions.com, or at several businesses in the State Street area. http://www.channel3000.com/freakfest/index.html

Have a happy and safe Halloween!

 

-  From all of us at the Alvarado Real Estate Group

 

3825 Nakoma Road, Madison, WI - Home For Sale

A new house in Nakoma? Look no further...this charming Bungalow has been renovated from top to bottom and inside out. You will find a great kitchen with stainless appliances and a pantry. The first floor has two bedrooms and a bath. Two more bedrooms and a bath on the second floor allow for endless possibilities. The unfinished basement with nice ceiling height has great potential for increasing square footage. The 21x12 deck overlooks a large private backyard. No closing costs if financed with Home Savings Bank.

  • 4 BR, 2 BA, 1532 Sq. Ft.
  • Hardwood floors throughout
  • For current price and more photos, Click Here.

Property Features

  • Newer Roof
  • Complete renovations extensively throughout home
  • New Water Heater
  • New Water Softener
  • Beautiful hardwood floors throughout
  • Kitchen features stainless appliances and pantry
  • Beautiful large lot

Nakoma Neighborhood Features

  • Easy access to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
  • Walking distance to several neighborhood parks
  • Walk to popular Monroe Street area
  • Close to numerous restaurants and shops
  • Just blocks from Lake Wingra
  • Easy access to Beltline, downtown Madison and UW

Madison Schools for 3825 Nakoma Road

 

This home is marketed by Cathy Lacy - The Alvarado Real Estate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Cathy at 608.213.3979, or CathyLacy@Realtor.com.

809 N. Gammon Road, Madison, WI - Condo for Sale

Spacious, 3 BR, 2.5 BA condo in a great location.  New roof, huge kitchen, skylight, 2 large walk-in closets, deck, private entry, one car attached garage, extra parking, great association and ample green space make this a wonderful place to call home. The lower level boasts a large bedroom or rec room, full bath, more storage space and utility area.  UHP warranty included.

  • 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2000 Sq.Ft.
  • 1 car garage, attached
  • For current price and mls data: click here

Property Features

  • New roof in 2011
  • Recent kitchen updates, including:
    • New counters and backsplash in 2010
    • New dishwasher in 2009
    • New refrigerator in 2010
    • New microwave in 2008
    • New vinyl in front entry, hallway & kitchen in 2007

Neighborhood Features

  • Award-winning restaurants within walking distance
  • Close to Copps, Brennan's & Cub Foods
  • Close to several neighborhood shops and restaurants
  • Great parks close by: Woodland Hills, Wexford,and Boundary
  • Easy access to UW, downtown, and Beltline

Madison School District Information for 809 Gammon Road

This home is marketed by Julie Campbell - The Alvarado Real Estate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Julie at 608.577.3767, or julie@thealvaradogroup.com.

JUST LISTED! 3415 Blackhawk Dr. in Shorewood Hills

Gorgeous wooded lot in the heart of Shorewood Hills, close to Shorewood Elementary School, Four Corners park, and Blackhawk Country Club. Benefit from the close community that features the Shorewood Pool and community center and access to Lake Mendota. Just a bike ride away from UW, hospitals, Hilldale area  and downtown, this home was cared for and loved for many years. It needs updating but has great potential. Huge family/rec room adds a loft area, vaulted ceilings, great light. Beautiful wood floors, easy layout.

  • 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths, 2516 sq. ft.
  • 1 car garage
  • For current price and mls data, click here

 

 

Shorewood Hills Neighborhood Features:

  • Close to the University Campus and Hospital.
  • Easy access to nearby Hilldale Mall and upscale shopping center.
  • Enjoy nearby parks and beautiful Lake Mendota.
  • Take walks to Picnic Point, or enjoy biking on the nearby city bike paths.
  • Enjoy the Shorewood Hills Pool with swimming lessons, water ballet, Olympic size swimming area and much more.
  • Public Tennis courts, soccer fields, & park space within walking distance.
  • Grow your own fruits and vegetables in the neighborhood garden

Madison School Information for 3415 Blackhawk Drive

This home is marketed by Sara Alvarado, Broker - The Alvarado Real Estate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Sara at 608.438.5005, or sara@thealvaradogroup.com.

JUST LISTED! 10 Oxwood Circle, Madison WI

10 Oxwood Circle, Madison WI

10 Oxwood Circle, Madison WI

WOW, can only describe the total renovation of this house. Inside and out completely up to date and contemporary. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Walnut Grove close to parks, schools and shopping. Generous room sizes with a much sought after open plan. Private backyard with large patio and deck area to entertain. Enjoy the fall evenings around your cozy fire pit or inside in front of one of the two fireplaces. New hardwood floors thoughout the entire first floor. Relax and enjoy the work has been done.

  •  4 BR, 2.5 BA, 2884 Sq. Ft.
  • 2 car garage attached
  • For current price and more photos: click here

10 Oxwood Circle Property Features & Updates

  • Exterior painted in 2011
  • New Water Softener in 2011
  • Newer roof
  • Kitchen update in 2010 includes:
    • New sink & faucet
    • New countertops
    • New flooring
    • New stove/oven and refrigerator
    • New dishwasher

Walnut Grove Neighborhood Features

  • Great neighborhood association offers community activities: Bunco, Fall Bonfire at Walnut Grove Park, Fourth of July Parade, Garage Sale, Garden Club, Various Adult Social Events. Visit the Walnut Grove website.
  • Walking distance to several neighborhood parks
  • Very close to numerous neighborhood restaurants and shops
  • Minutes from West Towne Mall
  • Walkscore of 43 - Very walkable (www.walkscore.com)
  • 4 nearby bus routes
  • Easy access to Beltline, downtown Madison and UW

Middleton-Cross Plains Schools for 10 Oxwood Circle

Cathy Lacy, Madison WI REALTORThis home is marketed by Cathy Lacy - The Alvarado Real Estate Group. For a showing of this home or to discuss selling your home, please contact Cathy at 608.213.3979, or cathylacy@realtor.com.

JUST SOLD! 2204 Eton Ridge, Madison WI

2204 Eton Ridge, Madison WI just soldJUST SOLD! Congratulations to the new buyers of this beautiful home in the West Lawn neighborhood. It is hard not to fall in love with a charming old home that features a remodeled kitchen with hickory cabinets and a gorgeous sunroom. Wood floors throughout and a wonderfully landscaped backyard that is fenced, perfect for pets and kids! The space is amazing and includes a finished lower level rec room that has a 3/4 bathroom too. And the neighborhood! Wow! Close to West High School, Coffee Shop (The Froth House), Regent Street Market, Milio's, Bike Path, Monroe Street shops, Trader Joe's, Wingra Park, Michael's Frozen Custard, fabulous local restaurants and much more! 

- 3 BR, 2 BA, 1700 Sq.Ft. - 1 car garage, attached - 80 years old - Sold by Julie Campbell, Alvarado Real Estate Group

If you are looking for homes on the near West side of Madison please contact us today and we can help get you started. It is easy. We're nice. And we know how to get you where you want to go.