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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Charming vintage home with 3 bds, sleeps up to 6, in the heart of New Glarus

Private New Glarus Guest Haus located just 1 block to wonderful restaurants, unique shops, music, festivals and more.

Experience the best of New Glarus in this charming, vintage home with beautiful hardwood floors, a fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining room, family room and laundry. There is central air conditioning and heating with WIFI throughout. The home and sits on an elevated lot overlooking New Glarus with wonderful views of the surrounding hillsides. Holy Cow! Guest Haus is conveniently located in downtown New Glarus, just a few steps to Swiss Town’s wonderful restaurants, shops and festivals.

The Guest Haus was lovingly updated with modern comforts and conveniences. It is a Cape Cod style home with three bedrooms, and one and a half baths. Antiques and vintage pieces have been simply blended with new furnishings for clean, comfortable and relaxed living spaces. Enjoy your privacy, as the entire home is for you and your friends or family, and will not be shared with anyone else.

Private parking is available in the driveway, with a small garage for motorcycles, bike or other outdoor gear. Keyless entry makes self check-in easy and no worries about lost keys.

Ideal for families, couples getaway, business travelers, reunions, girls or guys retreat, wedding parties (there is a tall clothing rack for gowns, make-up mirrors, and full-length mirrors). Spa treatments and massage are available in New Glarus and there are two wonderful bridle shops, one with vintage gowns, jewelry and more located just a block from Holy Cow! Guest Haus.

Inquire about special rates for groups, and significant rate reduction for extended stay – weekly, monthly.

Main Level: One bedroom with a desk and chair, a half bath, fully equipped kitchen with breakfast table, large dining room, and living room with TV, board games, and books.

Upper Level: Two bedrooms (one larger with a sitting area) and a very nice full bathroom (just remodeled) with a tub and shower.

Each of the 3 bedrooms have a queen-size bed with pillow toppers and cozy comforters from Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, etc. All bedding and towels are new or nearly new, and white or light colored. Extra blankets and pillows are provided for your comfort. Optionally, in addition to the 2 queen beds, there is a single cot that will accommodate an additional guest.

Lower Level: Nice family room with new carpet and plenty of seating, TV, DVD player, exercise bike and yoga mats. There is a full-size washer and dryer with soaps, an iron and ironing board, and full length mirror.

More Details

Teri McCarthy
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Teri McCarthy

I enjoy hiking, horseback riding, hunting for morels, gardening, anything outdoors.

Teri McCarthy purchased this house in 2015

Why Teri McCarthy chose New Glarus

We love our home and we love sharing it with friends old and new!

What makes this house unique

Located in downtown New Glarus - just 1 block to restaurants, bakery, shopping, and the Sugar River trail for hiking and biking. The New Glarus Brewery and New Glarus State Park is just a 5 minute drive.


New Glarus House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom upper level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Totally remodeled in 2016, large mirror, great lighting, fan
    Bathroom main level - toilet , New flooring, pedestal sink, fan with timer
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom main level - 1 queen
    Bedroom upper level south - 1 queen
    Bedroom upper level north - 1 queen , A sitting room off this bedroom with an optional folding cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Rent bikes at the Chamber of Commerce and ride the Sugar River State Trail which goes through New Glarus. The Village Park is just 2 blocks from the house: swimming pool, picnic tables, play ground, and Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings throughout the summer.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Rochelle, Illinois

Quaint Cottage Charm

  • 5 of 5

We chose this quaint little place in New Glarus, for a New Year's weekend away with several close friends. it was also a birthday celebration for my wife. This cottage fit perfectly. It is very cozy and comfortable, well kept, and very clean. it is an older home, but modernized very well. And you are walking distance to restaurants, pubs, shopping, etc... so no need to drive. We are definitely looking at this property for more stays in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John. It was a pleasure to have you stay in our guest haus. Best wishes for the New Year!
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Great property, well maintained, owner was very friendly and easy to work with. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay for the long weekend. Perfect location, as we could walk to restaurants and the bakery for breakfast. Also enjoyed the hospitality from Teri.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house within steps of everything in New Glarus

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been coming to New Glarus for years, and are so delighted to have found the Holy Cow Guest Haus. It's the perfect size for 4-6 guests and nothing is more than 4 blocks from anything in Downtown New Glarus (and the main drag for outdoor festivals is even closer).

Everything at the house was as advertised and the house was extremely comfortable to stay in for our 6 day vacation. Thanks Teri, we will definitely be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Bend WI

This house is must stay. You are so close to everything and get a better experience of New Glaruis.

  • 5 of 5

Teri is very accommodating to all of your needs. No need to bring much snacks or drinks for in between. The beds are the best I have slept in for rentals. We even put a puzzle together and played upwards. We celebrated our anniversary at the Stub, eat too much walked home to relax.

This was our second stay and will be going back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House for Groups

  • 5 of 5

We were here for a family reunion and this house fit all our needs. Each couple had a spacious bedroom with a super comfy bed. I never slept so well. The downstairs had a large open living/dining room and the kitchen was also a great size. The dining room table was roomy enough for our group of 6 adults. We liked the additional TV room on the lower level. The bathrooms were clean and newly renovated. The house is located within walking distance of restaurants and shops. The host, Teri, was helpful and available to us. Thanks for sharing this wonderful house.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Holy Cow guest house was just perfect for our stay in New Glarus. Is was clean and spacious with large rooms and even a downstairs TV/game room. The house exceeded our expectations. The beds were comfortable and the house well appointed with every detail looked after. It was even better than the photos! The host, Teri, was available to answer my questions and was very helpful. We loved the location -just one block to fabulous restaurants. Teri even had restaurant reviews in her guest book which helped in my decision making. We had several fabulous meals in the farm to table restaurants nearby. The house kitchen had everything we needed to cook an occasional meal at the house. And the living/dining area was spacious and relaxing. Since the town is known for it's painted cows, the house lived up to its name with lovely photos and other cow memorabilia. We are anxious to return and will definitely stay again at this charming house.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50
Property Damage Protection $59

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
There is a 2-night minimum on weekends - Friday and Saturday nights must be rented together.
This guest house is licensed with the State of Wisconsin.
10.5% will be charged for state and local taxes.
Smoking not allowed.
Pets not allowed.
Registering guest must be at least 26 years old and staying in the home.
Only registered guests will be allowed to stay in the home. There is no charge for infants up to 2 years of age.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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