75 private acres to roam:
sought-after real estate in Wisconsin is along the Mississippi river, and
this is certainly one of the best! Parcels like this do not come onto the
market often. The home is located in the center of 75+/- acres of pristine
mature hardwood woodland. You will have ½ mile of riverfront bluff top
property. Privacy is the keyword here.
To the right is a Google Earth image roughly showing the property and house outlined in red. There aren't many like this one!
Many areas have been carefully
maintained and manicured. Nature lovers can follow groomed trails and
walking paths to find hidden treasures of all sorts. On this largely
undisturbed and unglaciated land you can find natural caves, springs, rock
outcroppings, a natural rock arch big enough to walk under, and wildlife
and wildflowers galore.
Springtime here is a morel
mushroom hunters dream.
Above is a picture from high on the
bluff. The Burlington Northern Railroad looks like a toy far below.
To the left is a copy of part of page
38 of the 2005 Grant County, Wisconsin Plat Book. The property available
is shown as 77 acres owned by Richard and Crystal Huhn along Dugway Road.
The little town of Glen Haven lies in the valley to the south. Petry Lane,
a dead end country road, leads out of this sleepy town north to take you
up the hill to this jewel.
View this land on the
Microsoft Teraserver or better yet
Google Earth. If you look carefully, you can see (from
satellite) the tiny clearing where the house is build high on the bluffs
With Effigy Mounds National Monument
a few miles to the north, Indian mounds and artifacts are also a
The yards around the house:
|Step out the back door
and stroll down to the observation deck out on the edge of the bluff. Hold
your breath as you take in a one-of-a-kind view up and down the Mississippi.
This is the place for both quiet meditation and crazy parties.
This is truly a special place. With
uncounted bald eagles, hawks, falcons, herons, ducks, geese, pelicans (yes,
pelicans), turkeys, fox, and of course whitetail deer, you will have plenty
All around the house
is a gardeners delight, with thousands of low maintenance perennial bulbs
and plantings. Summer shade and beauty is provided by 100 year old
oaks in all directions. Massive rock gardens made of native stone, natural
plantings, and a koi pond complete backyard charm.