Welcome to The Hill House!
This homestead sits on one of the Ocooch Mountain area hillsides over looking the Gays Mills dam on the Kickapoo River in the Driftless area of Crawford county, with close access to fishing, canoeing , hiking, orchard touring, bird watching great state/county roads for day trips via car
motor cycle, bicycle
Original house built 1860's addition and modernize to date Relax in comfort
The Hill House offers 2009 sq ft of living space, 4 bedrooms 2nd floor, 1.5 baths ENJOY
Flannel sheets, outdoor wood fires, snowy trails for hiking/snowshoeing, indoor gas fireplace ...
We are ready for the beautiful winter life in the Driftless area...
This homestead is located on a hill side of one of the Ocooch Moutains area hillsides in the Driftless Area of Gays Mills, WI with 44 acres of land and so much beauty all around, mowed trails meander you up the landscape to some amazing views looking north up the Kickapoo valley and another looking south down the Kickapoo valley and also over looking the village of Gays Mills
We were told the original core of this homestead was built in the 1860's for a daughter of one of the founding families of the area, The Robb family, as a 2 story 4 Room home, which is still a little visible inside, the home has grown to a 2009 sq ft home with addition and updates with modern amenities and comfort
The main floor has a mud room with utility tub, a bathroom with full walk in shower, large fully equipped kitchen, high btu 5 burner gas range, dishwasher, microwave, pizza oven, coffee maker, blender, toaster, mixer, all cooking/baking equipment, dinnerware, 2 snack bar area’s, 2 dining area's, table for 4 off from kitchen, 2nd dinning area is a larger dinning room with seating for 8
Large open living room plenty of comfortable seating, gas fireplace, 50 inch flat screen HD TV, cable, vcr/dvd player, turntable with a large eclectic assortment of 45's and LP's, and a puzzle table,
1st floor has central air
A 7th 1st floor room has futon with a small tv with dvd/vcr player, this room exits out to the screen porch and fire ring area, enjoy the sites and sounds of the Kickapoo River which passes over the dam just below this home, lawn chairs are stored in screen porch as well as
campfire wood & charcoal (GRATITUDE TIP CAN IN PLACE) for the woodcutting/charcoal guy...
roasting sticks, fire poker, med size Weber grill, tripod grill for over the fire.
1st floor has wall to wall carpet or lanolium
Up the stairs to 2nd floor are 4 bedrooms, when looking out the windows of the "Dam House" room and the "River Bend" room, you will see why they chose this spot to build their home...
Bunk House-queen, bunk bed(2 twin)
All 4 rooms have a chair/seat, mirror, closet with hangers and shelves, luggage stand, 2 story chained window escape ladder, night stand or night shelf, digital alarm clock with USB port for charging, baseboard electric heat, window a/c, night light, floors are painted with large area rugs in each room
A half bath is also on 2nd floor, hall closet has bath towels and tissue
Hiking or snow shoeing on manicured trails on our 44 acres, some level grade, some up hill grade with a moderate challenge and worth the climb to see some amazing views looking north and another looking south of the Kickapoo River valley and a look over the town...note these trails are CLOSED Oct 15-Nov 30
The Hill House is a very private location with 44 acres to relax on
In the fall, 6 wonderful apple orchards and a Huge Apple Festival every year the last full weekend of September...search Gays Mill Apple Festival...for info...
Crawford County Fair Grounds can be seen from one of our hiking trails...
Biking, take the Kickapoo Brave Ride challenge just out from our rd, or just ride the route...Kickapoo Brave Ride...for info...
Drop your canoe or kayak into the Kickapoo River at the village park right out from The Hill House...or...
50 min north in the Ontario area you will find several kayak/canoe services and this northern location has more of the rock formations along the river...also 20 min south in the Boscobel area is a service for canoeing the
Fishing on the Kickapoo or try one of the many Class 1 Trout Streams minutes away,
search Trout fishing Crawford county or Vernon county...for info...
Mid Sept...Artist at their finest, a gathering of Best of the Best Artist to show/sell their beautiful creations in Soldiers Grove, 7 miles north of Gays Mills
Driftless Area Art Festival...for info...
Crawford county Public land for your hiking needs is also available minutes away just south by Fair Grounds...
Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist congregations...all in Gays Mills...Full Grocery store 1.5 miles away, fresh cut meat department, deli, beer wine liquor ice, state/local paper, gas, and also you will find great selections at the Kickapoo Exchange Natural Foods Co-op has moved to new Mercantile location
The beautiful rides on the well maintained country highways will give you great pleasure on day rides by vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, out and back from any direction from The Hill House, would be happy to give suggestion.....utv/atv, trail goes past the driveway and snowmobile trail really close by
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