538 Hilltop Drive
Madison, WI 53711

Lori or Mark DuRussel
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This house has been SOLD and will change hands on September 18, 2000,
but thank you for your interest!
Please call or e-mail for additional information.

This ranch is nicely updated and ready to move into! Bright dinette and kitchen contain new appliances; ample living room looks out onto deep lot with mature trees; fine hardwood floors in all bedrooms and living room; 2 full baths. New, beautifully finished basement contains a full bath with jet tub, fully wired office, large family room, and extra room/walk-in closet. Oak wood trim throughout. High-efficiency furnace and water heater, roof and gutters, child-safe garage door opener all added within the last 4 years. Neutral colors throughout. Attached 1-car garage.

A dream setup for working at home: office wired for 2 phone lines/cable/DSL service, bedrooms and living spaces also wired for up to 2 phone lines; cable accessible in several rooms; Ethernet between office and upper floor.

Great Location

  • Near Tokay bus line and West Side Transfer Station

  • Van Hise Elementary; Hamilton Middle School; West High School
  • Walking distance to several parks, convenience and grocery shopping, pharmacies, library, UW Research Park, health clubs, restaurants, golf, tennis courts, friendly neighbors

Main Floor (1232 sq. ft.)

Living Room (21 x 13)
  • hardwood floor
  • picture window gives view of backyard trees
  • cable
  • wood trim
Bedrooms (13 x 11; 13 x 10; 11 x 10)
  • hardwood floors throughout
  • mini-blinds included
  • wood trim
  • cable in master bedroom
Kitchen & Eat-in-dinette (17 x 10)
  • bright and cheerful; gets morning sun
  • new double-oven & cooktop (1999)
  • efficient new refrigerator (1995)
  • double sink with garbage disposal and spray hose
  • ceiling fan (1995)
  • natural wood trim and cabinetry
Main-level Bathroom (10 x 7)
  • new tile surrounding tub & sink backsplash (1996)
  • long countertop

Basement (729 sq ft finished; 503 sq ft unfinished)

General Info
  • finished 1999
  • drywall & oak trim throughout finished area
  • new windows & window wells
  • bright, adjustable recessed "can" lights in ceiling
  • sturdy pile carpet, neutral tones
  • some higher-output electrical outlets (e.g., for exercise equipment or laser printer)
  • also includes unfinished room for laundry, utilities, additional storage
Spare Room (11 x 8)
  • heated, wired for phone & electrical
Family Room (33 x 12.5)
  • well-lit, with 2 areas of lighting controlled by separate dimmer switches
  • 2 closets: 1 for laundry chute
  • wired for cable & phone
Office (13 x 10)
  • wired for cable, DSL, Ethernet (connected to bedroom above), 2 phone lines
Bathroom (8.5 x 7)
  • jet tub
  • sturdy laminate flooring
  • attractive new cabinets with linen closet

Other House Information

  • New high-efficiency furnace (1998)
  • Central A/C (~1990)
  • New high-efficiency water heater (1998)
  • Recent roof (1996) and gutters (1998)
  • Wood siding, painted 1998
  • New child-safe garage door opener with outside access panel
  • Laundry chute near bedrooms leads to discreet closet
  • Mature trees on lot
  • Lot size: 10,780 sq. ft.
  • Black raspberries, perennials, and wildflowers around house
  • 1999 taxes = $3,082.19
  • Average MG&E bill 1/99 12/99 = $91.32/month
  • Washer/dryer negotiable


Lori or Mark DuRussel