The Farmhouse Suite at Griff Run - sleeps 4

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Farm stay hosted by Shawna

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Great for remote work
Fast wifi at 50 Mbps, plus a dedicated workspace in a private room.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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This newly constructed Farmhouse Suite is an eclectic 850 SF farmstay in the Driftless Region of SW Wisconsin. Nestled in a secluded valley on 13 acres, there is nothing to lose here except the madness of everyday life. This exceptional property offers fiber optic Wifi access, is available year-round and is 20 mins to Richland Center or 25 mins to Viroqua. Additional accommodations on the farm include the Guesthouse at Griff Run (Airbnb) and camper and tent camping via Hipcamp.

The space
Experience hobby farm living and the privacy of your own suite - at Griff Run. This 13-acre organic hobby farm includes nine historic buildings including a dairy barn and root cellar. In the Farmhouse Suite you'll find 850 square feet, incredible farm views, nine-foot ceilings, 1800's farmhouse charm, modern amenities and an industrial twist. The Suite includes a master bedroom with 16-inch luxury mattress, master bath with walk-in rain shower and European soaking tub, walk-in closet, a work station for telecommuting, a full kitchen and pantry. In-floor heat under industrial concrete floors keeps the Suite cozy during the cooler months. The Suite does not offer air conditioning because it's not needed as the Suite is at garden level, taking advantage of below-ground temps. While we are not farmers ourselves, we love the company of our (outdoor) animal friends - and the menagerie changes regularly: horses, alpacas, chickens, the lovingest farm cats in WI, and one Goldendoodle. In summer 2019 we welcomed two livestock guardian pups, Pyradors, and two baby alpacas (crias) - so stinkin' cute!

To address any COVID-19 concerns...the Farmhouse Suite is part of our 1800's farmhouse, however, there are no shared entrances or exits and the farmhouse has no shared ventilation or forced air system. The Farmhouse Suite is new construction and built to code.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed
Living room
1 couch, 1 floor mattress

What this place offers

Valley view
Kitchen
Fast wifi – 50 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
32" TV with Roku
Bathtub
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Hair dryer

3 nights in Viola

Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 7, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars from 29 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Viola, Wisconsin, United States

Our farm, Griff Run, is nestled in a secluded, private valley in the Driftless Region of SW Wisconsin. We can't see or hear our nearest neighbor, and, while we love them, we love that more. Our neighbors are hard-working farmers, English and Amish, as well as blue and white-collar professionals, like ourselves, just looking for sanctuary. World-class trout streams are a five-minute jaunt down a country road. Roam the area on one-lane farm roads surrounding Griff Run. Or, just stay on the farm and get some loving from our four alpacas. You'll likely lose your cell signal as you descend into our valley. We tend to think that's a good thing...

Hosted by Shawna

  1. Joined in July 2017
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We moved to Griff Run, our 13-acre hobby farm, from Denver, in 2011. Matthew, a Philly native, electrician and contractor, keeps busy maintaining and upgrading the nine buildings on the farm. The kids, both teenagers, have a love/hate relationship with the farm (love the animals, hate the chores!) and are looking forward to living in larger, urban areas as they choose a college campus (Viola is, technically, 15 minutes from our farm and population 700 - which the parents think is perfect). They'll be back :) Shawna has worked in marketing, crisis management and communications for decades and dedicated five years to different campuses and entities of University of Wisconsin System. Now, she puts all of that experience into efforts at Griff Run, including Hipcamp lodging in 2020 and The Red Barn vintage shop & bakery, which opened in 2021.
We moved to Griff Run, our 13-acre hobby farm, from Denver, in 2011. Matthew, a Philly native, electrician and contractor, keeps busy maintaining and upgrading the nine buildings…

Co-hosts

  • Holland

During your stay

Matthew and Shawna are on-site most days with exception of running our own errands, etc. We respect your privacy but are attentive to your needs. In the case where we are traveling during your stay, you will be notified and a co-host/nearby neighbor will be available to assist you.
Matthew and Shawna are on-site most days with exception of running our own errands, etc. We respect your privacy but are attentive to your needs. In the case where we are traveli…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy