World Class Real Estate for Sale in Marquette County, WI

W1233 State Road 23, Princeton, Wisconsin, 54968



MLS: 48036-63606

303.5 Acres

1,675 SqFt

4 beds

1.0 baths

What You Should Know

  • Brandon Wikman land specialist

  • Joe Nawrot land specialist

Why You'll Love It

You’re looking at one of the most decorated Gentlemen Estates to hit the market in the Midwestern United States. This private 303.5-acre masterpiece lies in the heart of South-Central Wisconsin set amidst an unspoiled landscape teeming with sprawling crop fields checkerboarded with timber tracts, meandering rivers and extraordinary views. Meticulously appointed and maintained, the estate affords a multitude of possibility without compromise, a place where grand entertaining, ultimate privacy and convenience are paramount. This Marquette County powerhouse is truly one of the most affluential parcels of real estate in Wisconsin within 2-hours from Milwaukee, 20-minutes from Liberal Arts College of Ripon and 15-minutes from the Cultural and Resort town of Green Lake. 

Enter the domain off state road 23 just minutes from the historic town of Princeton, where you’ll find (2) dwellings on each side of the road. A picturesque country farmhouse farm setup as well as a rustic log cabin on the banks of a River. Both tracts are accentuated by grace and tranquility laying claim to 52+/- acres of row crop, 1.5-mile of frontage on the Mecan River and a mix of timberland and lowlands home to trophy whitetail and endless flocks of waterfowl. The estate has been family-owned for over a whopping 5-decades. Consider this your one chance to turn your biggest dreams into a full-fledged reality.


If you’re in search for the peaceful grace of country living, white picket fences and a polished farmhouse – consider this a must-see! This rural country home for sale is one of the most coveted large-scale farmettes available in the region. Wake up with the sunrise and savor endless panoramic views. Savor the moments over coffee watching dawn’s early dew glisten off the old red barns. This decorative estate will bring out the purest emotion for those who desire less distractions and more quality time spent consuming the simple things of Mother Earth.

You’ll find this four-square home nestled between Princeton and Montello just east of interstate 39 where emerald green fields checker boarded in timber and cropland sprawl for miles. This restored mid 1900’s farmhouse encompasses over 1,675-square feet of living space and features a 4-bed, 1-bath setup with a new addition bump-out. One of the many alluring aspects of the home is a charming front porch ready for rocking chairs like something you’d see out of the movies. The overall design and restoration compliment a modern look with a historic flare from the past. 

Once inside the home, you cannot help but notice the carefully crafted wood work, hardwood floors and stunning living room lounge area. The ornate craftsmanship signifies the hardworking agrarian pride of country living. The kitchen is handsomely touched with a very clean and white design. An island with built-in cook top sets the stage for morning meals with the family. A unique corner dining nook overlooks the front yard. For a single-family setup or entertaining guests, you’ll find a spacious formal dining room meant for homecooked meals and everlasting memories shared with loved ones. 

This peaceful farmstead will enlighten those chasing the American Spirit of county living. A historical look into once-upon-a-time consisting of farm chores and apple pie. This tranquil hobby farm ignites the farming flame in all of us. The estate broadcasts a wide net to those Buyers desiring to raise livestock, garden and raise a small family or even enjoy their retirement years, while getting their hands dirty picking tomatoes from the garden and raising crops. A small pond out back along with Mecan River frontage allows ample recreational freedom for fishing as well as waterfowl hunting. Sustainable living is the new trend in today’s world for those looking to escape city life. Luckily, this tract hosts woodlands full of wildlife for plenty of hunting memories and nature’s original, organic meat! You can even hear the echoes of Whooping Cranes and sights and sounds of waterfowl during their migration along the river.

Access the exquisite log home through a meandering roadway that leads to a secluded meadow decorated with hardwoods and graced by the flowing melody of transparent rushing waters from the Mecan River. The 1-bed, 1-bath cabin is situated on the banks of the river overlooking a true natural masterpiece graced by Mother Nature. Roughly 900sq ft in living space, a large loft provides ample room for guests. You’ll find a handsome Vermont Castings wood stove in cabin. The estate highlights all the modern necessities for extended stays including a drilled 6-inch well, holding tank, electricity as well a telephone line. These creature comforts make for a stunning time with family as well as friends.

Baseboard heat along with a wood stove keeps the temperatures at bay during the winter months, while a standard ac window unit is more than enough to keep the home cool during those steamy summer days. A large wraparound porch extends on both sides of the cabin fit for patio furniture, grilling and entertaining. Imagine pulling into this property during the heat of the Whitetail Rut when the foliage is bursting with color. Start a campfire, grab a few beverages and game plan your next move with your buddies.

The Mecan River winds throughout the easterly portion of the property. Most commonly known for its fast, crystal-clear water and one of the best paddling prospects in Central Wisconsin. Most of the water is Class 1 brown and rainbow trout streams that provide excellent natural trout reproduction. The vegetative cover of the uplands is rich with diversity from lowland brush and woodlands to upland forests and grasslands. This unique mix of woods, water and fields that this tract harbors provide prime habitat for a variety of game and non-game species as well offering a pleasant satisfaction to all who find harmony in Mother Nature’s beauty. The land surrounding the cabin makes for exceptional deer, turkey and pheasant hunting. The land can be turned into a wildlife preserve as once upon a time it was planted in prairie fields.

NOTE: Seller is willing to SPLIT LAND. See Map in Photo Gallery:

  • Tract B: 97ac… See Map for Price
  • Tract C: 114ac… See Map for Price
  • Tract A: 92ac… See Map for Price

Contact Listing Agents for further information.

Schedule your private showing today with Joe Nawrot and Brandon Wikman. Buyer must provide Proof of Funds Letter from bank or lender prior to showing. For more info contact Wisconsin Land Specialist, Brandon Wikman at 608.403.6003 or Joe Nawrot at 608.381.1627 //

Joe Nawrot and Brandon Wikman are Wisconsin’s #1 Ranked Listing and Selling Agents of United Country Real Estate working for the Wisconsin’s #1 Ranked United Country Real Estate Office.

Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: W1233 State Road 23
  • City: Princeton
  • State: Wisconsin
  • County: Marquette


Brandon Wikman

Land Specialist/Realtor

Joseph Nawrot

Land Specialist/ Realtor
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