In Sparta on Lacrosse River Elroy-Sparta Bike/Snowmobile Trail Near Fort McCoy(43 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Two bedroom/sleeps 6 on LaCrosse River. bike/snowmobile trail fireplace, Wifi
One queen size bedroom with sliding door to 25x9' deck on LaCrosse River. Adjacent to the historic McCoy Mill and home to the miller himself. King bedroom loft with views of the river and old dam footings underwater. New interior with hardwood floors lower, gas stone fireplace, new appliances including dishwasher and full refrigerator with ice maker and seating for 6. Fully equipped for 8. Central air. Rain shower with soaker tub. Off street parking for vehicles/ snowmobiles. Firepit with grill. Charcoal grill also provided. Washer and dryer provided. Level lot for additional camping/activities. Mature woods and trees for a private retreat yet right in the middle of Sparta. Dining/shopping within easy biking. City bridge path for pedestrians featuring 5 scenic bridges winding through this beautiful community of 9000+. THE location! Sparta-Elroy bike trail two blocks, snowmobile trail in front of residence, 80' of frontage on the LaCrosse River for trout fishing, kayak, or canoe. Underdeck secure storage. Keyless entry programmable door with your private code for entry. All new windows for optimal views. Netflix and Pandora music system for your enjoyment. Lower patio in addition to large deck with two tables and total seating for 12 provided. Can provide china/silver/glassware for up to 50+ for your special event. Luxury updated throughout for this tranquil getaway within 10 minutes of Fort McCoy, 20 minutes from the heart of Amish country and cheese factory. 30 minutes from the LaCrosse area retail and dining areas. Owners live in town and began Ginny's Cupboard restaurant/coffee shop/ ice cream fountain in 2003. Arrangements can be made to have our Sunday quiche special or other menu items delivered to make your stay extra special! Customizing for the executive, family, or romantic getaway no problem! Long history in the hospitality and service industries mean we'd love to make your stay a memorable and happy one. Surrounded by the 'white noise' of the LaCrosse River rapids this one of a kind offering will have you returning to the area annually! Something for everyone!
Member since: 2015
- 750 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6
- River and area views overlooking the La Crosse River and local park system. New carpet, sheet rock/insulation, television, windows open so you may enjoy a restful sleep with the white noise of the river rapids. Queen bedroom on main floor features hardwood floors, sliding door opens to 24x9 ft deck walk-out. Luxury bedding and towels provided. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Floor to ceiling ceramic in this new luxury bath featuring and extra deep soaker tub and rain shower. Additional ammenities include a flat screen TV to watch while you shower. Medicine cabinet and vanity-laundry chute to provided washer and dryer in basement makes clean up easy and convenient. Tall toilet/extended bowl. All new....moreless
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $15 + tax
- Tax Rate 5.5%
Rates are subject to change prior to reservation confirmation
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
In the Driftless region of Wisconsin known for it's scenic beauty. Located directly on 80'of LaCrosse River frontage and adjacent to the historic McCoy Mill this property was one of the first settled in the area and ownership dates to the 1840's. Local festivals, Wednesday concerts in the park, new water park and pool, indoor hockey rink, frisbee 'disc' golf, indoor and outdoor bow range,skate board park, and 5 pedestrian bridges winding through the waterways of the community leading you to the historic downtown and 4 corners. Rated trout streams flow through town and River Run Public Golf Course encircling Perch Lake. Amazingly reclusive and private in the middle of town. Located on the snowmobile and bike trails easy access to all the area has to offer. Within a 10 minute drive to Fort McCoy ski hill and fishing areas. 20 minutes from Amish and cheese country. 30 minutes from all LaCrosse has to offer for shopping/dining/the arts. Delightful options for all. Sparta also has a 5 screen movie theatre, active live theatre group, bowling alley,museum, library. Other attractions along scenic driving routes include the Railroad and Doll Museum, Wagner Grotto, Aldo Leopold shack in the school forest, Brackett Valley restored one room school house. More than a weekend can handle-you may need a week! Sparta-Elroy bike trail is the original 'Rails to Trails' program in the United States and boast over 30 miles of trails highlighted with several stone railroad tunnels-one nearly a mile long! Bring a sweatshirt and flashlight. Stop at the Chamber Office located in the old railroad depot and two blocks from the Mill House and purchase your trail pass. Sparta offers the best of both worlds as the residents of this town of 9000 knows.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Kevin and Deborah Moore have been remodeling for over 30 years and have restored several residential and commercial buildings. Currently own and operate Ginny's Cupboard restaurant and Maiden Wisconsin gift shop in historic downtown Sparta, Wisconsin. With their two sons now out of the nest it became time to finish the remodeling of this historic site. In the Driftless region of Wisconsin, Sparta drew the Moore's some 20 years ago and they have not regretted it since! They know you too will fall for the beauty and lifestyle of the region.
Why the Owner Chose Sparta, WI, USA:
Opportunity spoke to us when this property became available and we could not pass up the beauty and surprisingly private setting. Arguably the best site in the City and certainly one of the most convenient to all activities. The rush of the LaCrosse River over the rapids located on property is all you need to begin relaxing and enjoying your stay. Proximity to Fort McCoy, LaCrosse, Amish and cheese country, and the multiple bike/snowmobile trails assure activities for all. New 2014 water park and pool in town, indoor ice arena, Bridge Path boasting 5 unique pedestrian bridges through the interconnected local park system. Nationally recognized historic downtown district for shopping and dining within 4 blocks of the Mill House. Old time rootbeer stand two blocks away. In short-something for eveyone whether it be business or pleasure-and convenient for all!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Located just off the Interstate, Sparta boasts the original Rails to Trails program in the nation. The Sparta-Elroy bike trail welcomes 80,000 visitors to the area annually. Well developed and maintained park system in town also hosts Legion Baseball on the 5 fields in Memorial Park. In addition to the LaCrosse River, Beaver Creek and Farmer's Valley Creek also wind through the community. Public River Run Golf Course and new water park for family fun! Check the Chamber website and hit one of the great area festivals as well-Butterfest in June locally and Warrens Cranfest in September being two of the largest. Outstanding in any season, come see the fall colors too!
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Welcome to the Mill House. Painting by local artist Norb Brown
hardwood floors and a fold down futon in the livingroom
looking from the deck to the firepit and LaCrosse River
Quartz countertops and all new appliances for a comfortable stay
take your coffee out to the deck in your robe-totally private!
Deck looking north with McCoy Mill in background
King size bed in loft with stained glass window that opens for cross breeze
Why not a flat screen TV you can see from the shower? It's a vacation!
Full size washer and dryer for your use in the basement laundry area
view of the old mill showing old dam gearings to the north
Gas fireplace and big screen TV-futon makes into a double bed-warm and cozy!
looking to the deck from the riverside...
all new appliances, quartz counters, undermount sink
Looking out from the loft. Room enough for seating too....
Soaker tub and rain shower in this all new bathroom-tile to the ceiling too!
Local artist Norb Brown's painting of the historic McCoy Mill
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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