About the property
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- Minimum Stay2 nights
We invite you to come & enjoy our century old prairie style craftsman home. Our family has enjoyed bringing new life to this comfortable, spacious and historic house. Once here you'll find beautiful beamed ceilings, and handcrafted woodwork so reminiscent of this style.
Prairie House offers a wonderful space for your family gatherings, meetings, retreats, crafting, special events or vacation relaxation.
There are accommodations for up to nine in 3 large bedrooms each with a queen and a twin bed. Off the master bedroom is a half bath and and a full bath with new shower and a soaking tub are accessible to all. Linens and towels are provided and a new on demand water heater provides limitless hot water.
Our dining room seats 10 with additional tables and chairs on site if needed. Tableware, flatware, stemware are in ample supply. The kitchen is fully equipped with utensils, cookware, bakeware, coffee maker and small appliances. New electric range, microwave, large refrigerator with ice maker and dishwasher were added in 2014. We also have menus from many great local eateries for dining, carryout or delivery options.
Enjoy the scenic window seat or one of the comfortable sofas/chairs in the spacious living room while you enjoy each others company, play games or catch your favorite show on the flat screen. You can also stream videos or play games on your own devices via our high speed WIFI.
Connecting the living and dining areas is a relaxing sitting room, perfect for reading or quiet conversation.
Morning coffee, refreshing lunches or evening relaxation can be enjoyed in the large shaded screened porch.
Off street parking for 2 cars and ample on street parking is available. Use of the garage for secured storage of bikes and your outdoor gear can be provided upon advance request at no additional charge.
The house has been newly landscaped and offers a large side yard for outdoor play/activity.
Sparta is a quiet small town with a lot to offer. For the bicycle enthusiast we are the Bicycling Capital of America. Whether you bring your own bikes or rent them you will have easy access to 100's of miles of scenic rail beds including several historic tunnels. For the motorcyclists we are part of the Driftless Region of hilly, winding country roads.
During the warmer months Sparta has the 18 hole River Run golf course and a new city aquatic center with a zero entry pool, giant slide and lazy river. There are also canoeing and kayaking opportunities on several nearby waterways. The Mississippi River is just 30 minutes away with its majestic scenery and river boats.
We are also home to Fort McCoy, an active Army training base, complete with its museums. During the winter it also has a small skiing/tubing hill open to the public.
More information on Amish tours, local museums, shopping opportunities and special events is available from the Sparta Chamber of Commerce.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
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Check-in: 2:00 PM
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
A great home for staying and a wedding rehearsal dinner
Amazing house, but an even more amazing family that owns it. Every need we had was met. Even though this house only sleeps 9, we managed to sleep 12 and no one felt cramped. We did have to be creative with only 2 bathrooms, but it worked wonderfully! And the rehearsal dinner for 36 was a hit! Thanks to the Solberg Family! We hope to be back again!
Nice house, serviceminded host, worryfree stay
Once settled, it felt just like home.
Fabulous historic prairie home!
Hosts were most gracious and this unique house had everything you could possibly need. Close to cute town with fun shopping. Great biking trails to Elroy and the Lacrosse Trail. We would highly recommend this property especially if you have a crowd as the sleeping arrangements were exceptional (double/queen + twin in each bedroom).
Charming, historic and comfortable!
Our family used the Prairie House as a gathering point for members from several states to celebrate the upcoming marriage of our niece. We held a small family bridal shower and the layout of the home was perfect for entertaining and hosting guests. We found the house itself to be a craftsman style home treasure. The beds were very comfortable, the kitchen was supplied to meet our needs and there are many options for meals outside of the home (we ventured to Jake's Northwoods and had a lovely meal). We would definitely choose this home and location for any future trips to the Sparta area. Eric mentioned that they are planning to provide some historical information on the home which would be interesting.
Beautiful home, clean and spacious for our group of 3 couples. Hosts were very helpful too.
Big kitchen , outdoor grill and dining room made this house so nice for dinner celebrations. Sat on the front porch for morning coffee and happy hour wine. We enjoyed the many trails in the area and helpfulnes of Speeds bike shop too for rental and info.
A memorable experience
Your charming Prairie House offers plenty of room for a large group; it is also ideal for my aging father, with only a few steps into the house and all the rooms on one level. As a frequent business traveler, I much prefer this comfortable and charming home over any hotel, and it's wonderful to prepare organic meals, not easily found in restaurants. We also appreciate the aromatherapeutic soap and convenient washer and dryer. My "Mum" said she was delighted to read a poetry book, one of the many extras this home offers its guests. We talked and laughed, and laughed some more! Thank you Solberg family for this treasured get-away with my parents.
Additional pricing information
If you are interested in an event rental or have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 608-633-0790.