Have you been searching for your very own alluring Cabin in the woods in South Central Wisconsin? This enchanting fairytale is home to a bustling 97+/- acres featuring over 4,200ft of crystal-clear Mecan river frontage just minutes from historic Princeton! Whether you’re looking for a rustic hunting camp, family getaway or a money-making vacation rental – consider this whimsical retreat a one-in-a-million opportunity. You’ll have to travel the entire Midwest before finding something as both rare and harmonious as this tranquil paradise.
You’ll find this property within 2 hours from Milwaukee, 20 minutes from the Liberal Arts College in the town of Ripon and 15 minutes from the cultural and resort town of Green Lake. The estate is nestled in the heart of some of the most sought-after hunting grounds in a region known for trophy class whitetail, large flocks of turkey, pheasants and waterfowl flyways. You can even see and hear the echoes of the Whooping Cranes! Not only is the property rich in both diversity and charm, but also shrouded in extreme privacy. 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.
Access the exquisite log home off a driveway north of State Road 23. A meandering roadway 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 cabin 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.
A portion of the property is rooted in 24+/- acres of row crop in a soybean and corn rotation. At the most northerly end of the property, a chunk of land is enrolled in WRP. This program protects and enhances wetlands. Ultimately, curbing farming practices on hydric soils and restore areas that farmers have once planted. The land can be turned into a wildlife preserve as once upon a time it was planted in prairie fields.
NOTE: Seller Has ADDITIONAL LAND Available. See Map in Photo Gallery:
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 Brandonw@uchuntingproperties.com or Joe Nawrot at 608.381.1627 // JoeN@UChuntingproperties.com
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.