HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815

Warm, spacious prairie style home with all the comforts of your home.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

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.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sparta in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Warm, spacious prairie style home with all the comforts of your home.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful home, clean and spacious for our group of 3 couples. Hosts were very helpful too.

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

A memorable experience

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 1


  • 5 of 5

9 of my family and friends just spent 3 nights at Prairie House and it exceeded our expectations. Plenty of spaces to have conversations, well stocked table and silverware and comfortable beds. Sparta is a special small town with activity for young to old alike. Amish country so near by is another outing destination.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Spacious, restored home perfect for group, weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Prairie House. The restored home was spotlessly clean, and had everything we needed to accommodate six women for a weekend of biking and relaxing. Thank you for being so respnsive to questions and offering such a lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Aurora, CO

You'll love this charming historical house

  • 5 of 5

We were awestruck by the historic Prairie House! It is beautifully decorated and had plenty of eating and living space for our group of 6. We found tables linens and candles in the drawers and it felt like we were eating at a fancy restaurant every night. The kitchen had modern appliances and everything we needed. I loved the old-fashioned bathroom fixtures and couldn't resist the oversized bathtub! We stayed 2 nights and went canoeing in Ontario and biking in Sparta. Speeds Bike shop was fantastic! Especially nice was Eric, the owner. He promptly responded to all of my questions prior to our visit and even stopped by to make sure all was well and gave us a short history of the place, even though, unbeknownst to us at the time, his wife was waiting in the car. A nice touch was the fresh flowers from their garden shop 2 blocks away - also a great place! We are from Denver, but if we lived closer, we would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Prairie House is a home away rom home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at Prairie House and enjoyed every minute of our stay. Close to many outdoor activities with the benefit of coming home every night.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sparta, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.96
Tax Rate 11.5%

If you are interested in an event rental or have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 608-633-0790.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now

You might like these similar holiday rentals