Custom built log home, gourmet kitchen, great-room, fireplace, laundry. Master suite; screened porch. Guest bedroom adjoins full bath. Upper level: Shower bath, 3 beds. Tents available. Sit around fire ring no matter what the season! Great room windows provide ample opportunity to view eagles, deer, birds, wildlife, flowers & oak savannah. Hiking trails throughout 98 acres. Note: Exclusive opportunity to flyfish Prairie Song Farm. Details from host. Guide services available independently.
This is the only property in the IA, MN and WI Driftless Area with three blue ribbon cold-water trout streams (refers to streams with naturally reproducing Brook, Brown, Rainbow and Tiger Trout) and includes over 1 mile of stream (described in a public program document by Minnesota Trout Unlimited as the "best mile of fishing in the Midwest"). The stream restoration and fishing experience has been featured in national TV and print media, including the New York Time, numerous national sportsman publications (Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod and Reel, Trout, American Angler, Midwest Fly Fishing), national Trout Unlimited publications, regional sportsman shows and regional newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Des Moines Register, Cedar Rapids Gazette, LaCrosse Tribune. Now home to over 170 bird species which is noted to be the largest number recorded for any single property in the Driftless area. We offer a 50% discounted 'rod rent' of $75/fishing guest per day, that caps at a maximum of $150/guest/stay.
Pets approved on a case-by-case basis. Young children would need close supervision due to multiple streams throughout the property.
Guests may fully access the home, garage, trout fishing with separate rod rental fee, and hiking trails. As cell phone service is limited in this area, guests will be give access to internet or wifi password and a landline phone. Contact hosts for details on rod rental.
Interaction with guests
Property manager is within 20 miles and will be available to answer questions.
Other things to note
Security system in place and code will be given to allow access throughout your stay.
- Pets must be approved prior to confirmation
- Young children should be well-supervised as there are multiple steams throughout the property with depths up to 10'