Historic Van Dusen House in Mineral Point Center


Entire residential home hosted by Shannon

  1. 8 guests
  2. 5 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 2.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Enjoy the rolling rural terrain and old-world history of the Driftless area within a 3 hour drive from Chicago. The Van Dusen House & Studio is a charming 5 bed/2.5 bath house located in historic downtown Mineral Point (pop. 2485), steps from galleries, restaurants, shops and Orchard Lawn (wedding venue). An hour to Madison; other nearby attractions include: Tyrol Basin, Governor Dodge State Park, House on the Rock, American Players Theater, Taliesin, Badger State Bike Trail and more.

The space
Perfect for a couples getaway, girls weekend, family vaca, family reunions, wedding party (so many options!)--this special house has everything you need to enjoy historic Mineral Point and its bucolic surroundings. The 1850s house features original details yet offers all modern amenities. The first floor includes an open and airy living area with 2 comfortable sofas and modern furnishings, pellet stove for ambiance, and projector (so you can stream your favorite movies on the movie screen worthy 10ft wall!). Large farm-style dining table seats 8+ and is perfect for family meals, game night, or an additional work area. Separate office allows for quiet workspace (with 200Mbps wifi); enjoy your morning coffee or yoga practice in the sunroom with views of the backyard. Fully equipped kitchen for all your culinary needs. A private ensuite bedroom/bath completes the first floor. Second floor includes two large bedrooms equipped with queen beds and luxury linens, a sweet single bedroom bathed in sunshine, a loft that sleeps up to four (great for a kid hangout!), and a hall bathroom with enclosed shower and claw-foot tub. The large backyard is perfect for afternoon cocktails as well as al fresco dining. Bicycles can be stored in the garage. Walk to everything this charming town has to offer--including a wonderful farmer's market. Enjoy the convenience of being in town while having expansive nature and all it has to offer just minutes away!

We are happy to discuss reduced rates for weekday stays Monday-Thursday.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free driveway parking on premises – 4 spaces
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 32 reviews


Where you’ll be

Mineral Point, Wisconsin, United States

We are located on the main street of this small town, with direct access to charming art galleries and speciality shops, a range of independent restaurants and bars, direct access to the Cheese Head Trail which is great for walks and ATVing in the summer and Snow Mobile / cross country skiing in the winter.

Hosted by Shannon

  1. Joined in June 2014
  • 32 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

Key and instructions will be available onsite. While we will not be onsite, we are available anytime by phone or text during your stay and respond immediately. There is a local contact person available for emergencies.

Shannon is a Superhost

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  • Response time: within a few hours
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $250

Cancellation policy