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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property


Fully renovated beautiful “brand new” old farm house. The main floor has a living room, kitchen, dining room, utility room, half bathroom, bedroom/den and a master bedroom with walk-in closet and attached bathroom. Upstairs has another living room, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. This is a perfect set-up for several families or a big group to all get together yet still have room to spread out. There is a big sandstone fireplace in the living room, this was made with the sandstone that was cleared from the neighboring fields years ago. The updated gas insert makes it easy to use and adds a wonderful homey feeling. A large TV is mounted above the fireplace with a DVD player and connections to hook a gaming system up to. Speakers in the ceiling provide great sound whether you are watching TV, playing a game or listening to music. The large kitchen is perfect for baking and cooking, everything you should need is provided except your food and imagination. The utility room has a washer, dryer and sink for your convenience. There are beds to sleep up to 13 people and couches/futons to sleep up to 6 more. We provide bedding and towels but you need to bring your own beach towels. (Don’t forget your sunscreen!)

Spend time outdoors in the spacious yard (about 4 acres!)

The kids have plenty of room to run around. Bring the kids bikes to ride around. Get a game of football or soccer going with the provided balls or maybe a bean bag toss tournament? In the evenings you can sit around a campfire and do a little star gazing. (Please note the barn shown in some of the pictures is not part of this property. There are no animals on site.)

Area activities and attractions include:

* Boating, fishing and watersports on Castle Rock Lake – 4th largest lake in WI

* Rent a boat at two nearby marinas, or bring your own

*Sandy Shores Tubing down the WI River.

*Red Ridge Ranch Riding Stable offers guided trail rides and hay rides.

*Bowling at the Alaskan Bowling Alley in Mauston or Knuckleheads in WI Dells

* Biking at the nearby Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail which includes railway tunnels for exploring

* Castle Rock Golf Course, Trappers Turn Golf Course

* Lots of Fall activities - foilage, biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, etc.

* Head right out the door to enjoy the many miles of marked snowmobile trails in the area

* 25-minute drive to the Wisconsin Dells Area

* Skiing, sledding or snowboarding at 2 ski hills within 25 to 45 minutes, Christmas Mountain and Cascade Mountain

*River Bay in WI Dells; Princess Kay steam engine paddle boat tours leaves from their dock, offering different cruises. The boat is equipped with a full bar and clean restrooms. Some cruises have food, entertainment and a Karaoke DJ.

*Mount Olympus has some of the largest roller coasters, water slides and go-cart rides in the United States.

*Kalahari and Chula Vista have large indoor water parks.

*Ho-Chunk Casino

*Downtown Dells has numerous attractions, restaurants, and gift shops.

*Dells Boat Tours

*Jet Boat Tours

*Zipline Tours

*Devil’s Lake State Park

*Mirror Lake State Park

*Rocky Arbor State Park,

*Dells Motor Speedway

More Details

Leo and Katie
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Leo and Katie

Leo and Katie have been married for 30 years and have 2 kids, a son Kyle and a daughter Michelle. They own and operate their own business together, recently celebrating 28 years in business. Leo was born and raised in Mauston, WI while Katie was born and raised in the neighboring town of WI Dells. They continue to live and work in Mauston. (just down the road from the rental)

Leo and Katie purchased this farmhouse in 2014

Why Leo and Katie chose Mauston

The farm house has been in Leo's family since the early 1970's. Owned by his parents, this was a family run farm with everyone pitching in. Leo and Katie purchased the house in 2014 and decided to renovate the house and rent it out so everyone could enjoy the beautiful country setting and experience all this area has to offer. We hope you enjoy your stay and come to love the area as much as we do.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Close to lots of attractions and activities yet in a quiet country setting. Go to the lake or the Dells for the day and then come back and enjoy the peace and quite of this beautiful home.


Mauston Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 19
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located upstairs.
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located off Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located on main floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs bedroom to right at top of steps.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , Upstairs bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom on main floor, all bedding provided.
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Main floor. Attached walk in closet and master bath.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(11 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Gorgeous home - clean, comfortable, perfect

  • 5 of 5

Leo and Katie clearly take pride in what they do - their house is beautiful. We stayed their with a few other couples, a toddler and a baby, and there was plenty of room to spread out but also large enough space to gather. Everything is clean, beds and furniture was comfortable, and the tv with surround sound was perfect for watching the Badger game. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. You were perfect guests and we hope to see you again!
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  • 5 of 5

Such a gorgeous home! There was plenty of space for a group of 10 of us. We loved the large dinner table, living room fireplace, and heated bathroom floors. We had such a good time and are considering returning in the summer to utilize the spacious land to grill and spend some time outdoors. Thanks Katie and Leo!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home with lots of space to accommodate everyone. The fireplace set a cozy mood and the kitchen brought everyone together like a family. The huge yard can be used for all sorts of activities although it was unfortunate we couldn't make use of it due to all the rain during our stay.

Also, the homeowners Leo and Katie were extremely welcoming and very responsive to ensure that our stay was comfortable and up to our expectations. Great people, wonderful house, a must see!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review, we are so glad you enjoyed our home! It was a pleasure working with you. Hopefully if you come to stay with us again the weather will cooperate!
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Spacious, modern including all the luxuries!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of women away for a crafting weekend. This very spacious home had every accommodation and the owners were fantastic at communicating and accommodating our particular requests. There were plenty of sofa's/couches/chairs & tables to make our stay very comfortable. We will absolutely plan another trip back here.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! What a great idea getting together with friends to do some crafting, it looked like so much fun I wanted to join you. Your group is welcome back any time, we appreciated the excellent care you took with our house!
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Great place for multiple family stay

  • 5 of 5

The property is great. Its an isolated farmhouse and was recently updated. Owners put a lot of thought on updating the property. We had a big group of friends and family stay here for a weekend. We had everything we were looking for and had a awesome time staying here. We hope to come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families stay in this farm house over the weekend. 13 total people and had plenty of bed space and living space to sit around, play games, eat, etc. The home was newly remodeled with all the updates needed to make our stay comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked and we especially appreciated all of the camp chairs provided! The only thing that's missing is a lake on the property. That would have made it the perfect home away from home for a vacation. Other than that, it was perfect and the owners were SO accommodating!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we totally agree that if we had a lake on the property it would be perfect!
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Way Station Saloon & Eatery
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Castle Rock Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
WI Dells Depot
Nearest Motorway
1.3 Miles
Hwy 82
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Christmas Mountain
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Castle Rock Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $650
Cleaning Fee $155 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.5%

We accept credit cards and e-checks through the booking website.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.