Are you looking for a great farm stay when in the Driftless Area of SW Wisconsin? We have a tour business and we have lodging! Enjoy a quiet, rural farmhouse suite that is located on our family farm. The private space is newly remodeled with modern amenities, a custom made queen-sized platform bed, full bathroom with shower, and kitchenette/living room area. The decor is fresh, with a focus on the details. Our property includes the use of a relaxing outdoor patio area appointed with bistro lights perfect for a glass of wine around the wood fire.
For our wintertime stays-we offer snowshoe rental to our guests free with their stay. We have 6 pairs of snowshoes and can give guided or self-guided experiences locally in Richland County. Please pre-arrange for use of snowshoes as we have many events going on right now as well. We continue to offer the patio in the wintertime and it’s the perfect place to build a bonfire and sip hot beverages by. For an additional fee-we can also provide use of our personal sauna to guests. Our sauna is a 2 person, dry heat Finnish-style sauna. The use of our sauna can be requested with ample notice (48 hours) and communication. What a delight to go for a snowshoe experience and follow it with an immersion in our sauna. Winter views below, followed by summer views.
Where are we? We proudly are from Ithaca, WI. A little rural berg of 75 people, one school district, one bar, and one church. We are 10 minutes from Richland Center and the AD German Warehouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 25 minutes from Spring Green, 35 minutes from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin and American Players Theater, 45 minutes from Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin Dells and Viroqua. There is kayaking on the Pine River, bike riding on the Pine River Trail, hiking and snowshoeing on many trails in the area. Class A trout stream-Big Willow Creek across the highway, a short walk away. Natural landmark, Elephant Trunk Rock is one mile away. We run an agri-tourism tour company-Ridge & Valley Tours and discounts are available to our VRBO, Airbnb and private pay guests.
What does our suite include? We have 3 separate rooms with over 600 square feet. The separate Master bedroom (12×12) has a custom-made, queen-sized platform bed, with cotton damask duvet, luxurious sheets, and plump feather-free pillows. There is one full-sized window adorned with a sheer curtain. The master bedroom includes a writing desk, stocked bookshelf, and dresser for your personal storage needs. Master bedroom includes a ceiling fan, a floor fan, and two desk lamps. The room has a door that can be locked from inside with latch.
Kitchenette/Living space (additional room, 12×12) has a couch with full-sized bed (includes the same pillows, damask cotton duvet and sheets found on the master bed-available upon request) that sleeps 2 additional guests. The living area includes a table that seats four, chairs for four, an ottoman, end table, TV, cupboard with board games. There is a separate mini-split unit that is designed to cool/heat 1500 square feet. It is under your control via a remote on the wall. The suite also receives heating and cooling from the main home via ductwork Kitchenette area with sink, a full set of dishes for 4, microwave, electric hot plate for cooking, and a nice table-top oven for making pizza and baking cookie dough. A 30 inch TV with Google ChromeCast, Keurig coffeemaker, and refrigerator with small freezer and salad crisper compartment. We encourage the use of the hotplate with a non-stick surface for cooking simple meals/eggs.
The bathroom is all new construction. It is difficult to appreciate the size of the bathroom with the provided photos-it is 8 feet by 14 feet and lovely. The spacious bathroom includes 3 bright windows, well-lit mirror, vanity, hairdryer and sink with sumptuous towels and personal care amenities. The bathroom also includes high flow/low flow toilet and single shower stall with glass door enclosure. The room has a door that can be locked from inside with a latch. If you have more than 2 guests-let we know so we can put out additional towels for your guests.
We now have Fiber Optic and our internet speeds are wonderful! Wireless internet is available with passwords given upon request. Our wireless plan allows for TV viewing work-from-home connection. Cell phone service with Verizon and US cellular is fair-you can easily text but your calls may drop. Cell phone service with T Mobile/Sprint may not work. Our state highway is one of the few areas in the county currently with Fiber Optic!
The patio area is for guests, lit with bistro lights, has farm tables and benches, surrounded by raised garden beds. The deck attached to the house is for homeowner use only. There is a full garden behind the home-feel free to pick anything that looks ripe and anything in the raised garden beds as well. A lawn surrounds the house and farm. There are rolling hills and fields behind our home to gaze upon. The farm is no longer a working dairy farm but we do have cattle pasturing up on the hillside.
We have a large expanse of the night sky with no light pollution to interfere with your stargazing. The patio area is very comfortable and is near the firepit. We have firewood and kindling are available for the guests to use. A gas grill is available on the patio for guest use. We also have wireless blue tooth speakers available if you are wanting to stream some music on the patio.
We are available via third-party platforms, AirBnb, VRBO and BringFido.com, search Richland Center, WI 53581 “Driftless Area Farmhouse Guest Suite.” We will entertain short term rental requests for corporate stays, medical providers, aviation crew, and educators looking for a short term, month-to-month, housing. No long-term lease rentals at this time. If you are one of our friends/family nearby looking for accommodations for your family during special occasions, send us an email. All inquiries should contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.