Clarance Gonstead Guest Cottage, Prairie Style Stone & Tide Water Cypress(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, 2 person romantic getaway
The hilly local terrain, abandoned level rail road trails and off road trails in the state park provide opportunity for all levels of biking enthusiasts. Mount Horeb has an 18 hole golf course, public pool and almost weekly organized events within walking distance. The radiant floor heating system and the proximity to down hill and cross country trails make an ideal winter retreat, unfortunately we have had to fall in line with all the other inns and discontinue use of the wood burning fireplace to satisfy insurance restrictions.
Keywords: Guest House, cottage, cabin, prairie style, mid century modern, mcm
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Member since: 2007
- 900 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Dining Area
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $30 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Bike Trails, Cave of the Mounds, Duluth Trading Company, Norsk bowl, American Players Theater and Taliesin in Spring Green, Blue Mounds State Park.
Year Purchased: 1993
About the owner: I am an Architect and my wife is a recently retired 4th grade public school teacher.
Why the Owner Chose Mount Horeb, WI, USA:
We purchased the property because of the mature landscape and to prevent the landmark with it's historical connection to both Frank Lloyd Wright and Clarence Gonstead, from becoming 6 lots in a planned subdivision. My wife walked across the street through the baseball diamond to work and I worked out of my home office for years so it was a good fit while raising kids.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Winter sunrise through the large sheets of glass, casts shadows on the field dressed lanon stone walls and reflects a warm tone off the low cypress ceilings. The radiantly heated floor and Music served up from an Ipod and played though the vintage Marantz stereo together with convenient proximity to down hill, cross country, skating and snow shoeing makes it a great romantic getaway for more energetic guests. In the summer, the well placed mature landscaping provides cool shade and the thermal mass provides natural air conditioning so you can enjoy the interior environment or relax in a hammock under the filtered light of a mountain ash. The proximity to Main Street and the Bike trail means that you can leave your car parked in the driveway to enjoy the Quaint downtown and traditional residential urban planning of the old town where sidewalks are not interrupted by driveways and garages are on the alley. Downtown is now home to the Duluth Trading Company and numerous art galleries with both traditional and European choices in dining. Locally brewed wines and a brewpub offer more reasons to extend your stay.
- Primary: (608) 437-4374 (Wisconsin, USA) Land Line No Text
- Secondary: +1 6085133631 Joyce Wall Mobile and Text
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Cuisinart and All Clad
Stereo and 6,000 songs
Garden level view
Gardens and yards
Stone walls to platform
Panorama of back yard
Post Card 1952
Work Area w/ wireless
Lupines end of May
Gallery to TV Room
Corner reading chair
Cypress walls and Ceiling
Evening glow by the fire
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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