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Mississippi River View Home in an Area with the Best Scenery in the Midwest

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180 degree view of the River looking over to Iowa

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Last updated: 09/19/2013

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Did you ever think that in the Midwest, you could look down at a soaring Eagle thru your living room window? Or, relax in a SAUNA and look at a 5-Mile Long Moonbridge over the Mississippi River? Yes, you can. Just a few hours drive away from Chicago or Minneapolis.

The Absolute Best Scenery In The Entire Midwest! Come to witness it yourself and also see the Bald Eagles, Deer, Pileated Woodpecker and Wild Turkeys from your living room window. Also view the migration of birds that follow the Mississippi Flyway. Huge flocks of ducks, geese, and tundra swans. Fantastic boating, fishing and sandbar picnics. Pontoon and fishing boat rentals available nearby. Astro vacation! You can sleep on the deck and watch the stars.

Sightseeing, Kayaking, Boating, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Antiquing, Museums, Horseback Riding.


The Driftless Area in Mississippi Valley: The Driftless Area around Ferryville in Wisconsin is famous the world over because it is completely surrounded by unglaciated territory. It preserves a large sample of what the rest of Wisconsin, as well as northern and eastern United States, were like before the Glacial Period.

Birding and Mississippi Rivier Flyway: The Mississippi River Valley is one of North America's greatest environmental resources and is a major bird migration corridor. Due to the river’s north-to-south orientation and diverse variety of ecosystems millions of migratory birds use this corridor each year during fall and spring migration. Pelicans, diving ducks, and swans use the river's large open-water pools. Geese, herons, egrets, resident and migrant songbirds use the shallow backwater wetlands. Bottomland forests support migrating and nesting populations of songbirds, bald eagles, ospreys, mallards, and wood ducks. Many more species use the region as their year-round home.



Fishing and Downhill Skiing: The Upper Mississippi River has everything you need to make your fishing trip a success. Walleyes, bass, pike, catfish, bluegill, crappie, you name it! Local Guides available.

Since 1959, skiers of all ages and abilities have fallen in love with Mt. La Crosse! From gentle Mileaway, Wisconsin's longest run, to Damnation!, Mid-America's steepest trail, Mt. La Crosse offers the widest variety of skiing and snowboarding terrain in the Midwest.
The unique chalet offers food service, a complete ski shop, rental and repair shop, and an award- winning bar, all close to the slopes and handy to parking.

Mt. La Crosse's eighteen slopes and trails are serviced by three double chairlifts and one rope tow.Mt. La Crosse is open seven days a week until 9:00 p.m. (Special hours apply on holidays)


Night Skiing
100% snow making
18 slopes & trails
516' vertical drop
5300' run
Terrain park

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Coin Laundry

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Skiing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna
 

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Location

Car: Necessary

The Driftless Area around Ferryville in Wisconsin is famous the world over because it is completely surrounded by glaciated territory. It preserves a large sample of what the rest of Wisconsin, as well as northern and eastern United States, were like before the Glacial Period.

The Mississippi River Valley is one of North America's greatest environmental resources and is a major bird migration corridor. Due to the river’s north-to-south orientation and diverse variety of ecosystems millions of migratory birds use this corridor each year during fall and spring migration. Pelicans, diving ducks, and swans use the river's large open-water pools. Geese, herons, egrets, resident and migrant songbirds use the shallow backwater wetlands. Bottomland forests support migrating and nesting populations of songbirds, bald eagles, ospreys, mallards, and wood ducks. Many more species use the region as their year-round home.

Other Activities: birding

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english, german, finnish

 

Photos

  • 180 degree view of the River looking over to Iowa

    180 degree view of the River looking over to Iowa

  • View from deck  towards South

    View from deck towards South

  • Kitchen with dining area

    Kitchen with dining area

  • Bedroom with River View

    Bedroom with River View

  • Sleeping area in the Suite with Gas Fireplace

    Sleeping area in the Suite with Gas Fireplace

  • Sauna with View of the River

    Sauna with View of the River

  • 600 feet above the Mississippi River

    600 feet above the Mississippi River

  • Spring Migrating Tundra Swans

    Spring Migrating Tundra Swans

  • Great room with fantastic view

    Great room with fantastic view

  • Second Bedroom with Double Bed and Bunks

    Second Bedroom with Double Bed and Bunks

  • Kitchenette in the Suite

    Kitchenette in the Suite

  • Ceramic Tile shower Room next to the Sauna

    Ceramic Tile shower Room next to the Sauna

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, finnish
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/19/2013
Email owner

+1 262-442-5544

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